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Maki usually gets up at about 9.30 am. Before breakfast, he always goes out to buy the newspaper. He has coffee and toast for breakfast. Then he sits and reads the newspaper before having a shower. He reads it from cover to cover.He needs to know what's happening in the news. When he's working he's got the radio news on all the time. He normally works for about three or four hours in the afternoon, sometimes more if he has a lot of work to do.He has a late lunch at about half past three. Sometimes he goes out for lunch with friends to a local restaurant or cafe. His favourite food is Italian, and his favourite pizzeria is just five minutes' walk from his house. When he's really busy he orders a takeaway pizza and eats it as he works. He hates going to the gym and never does any sport.