So; it's been a week, and still no answer. How exactly do you pronounce 'fracas'?— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 14, 2015
To fill the void he's taken to telling the world of some thrilling things he's recently discovered.
Vegetables peel more easily if you wet them, yes. But why? #Unemployed— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 17, 2015
As well as all the things he now has time to get around to.
Three light bulbs in our house need replacing. I'm doing it today. #StillUnemployed— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 18, 2015
Great news! We also need some new hoover bags. I can spin that out for an hour or two.— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 18, 2015
Although to be fair, this is very good...
Life, once so dazzling
Sinks into a grey fog of
Not-done-it-yourselfMarch 18, 2015
Fortunately he's not just thinking about himself.
Seriously, if you really are unemployed, good luck to you. It's not funny in reality.— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 18, 2015
And life isn't all that bad when you're unemployed and rich.
Oh sod it. I'm going for a 'spin'. pic.twitter.com/sDWOFcaxDf— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 18, 2015
And the DIY updates just kept on coming.
More great news. We have a leak in the plumbing. I can get my tools out and everything. And I have some left-over curry to have for lunch.— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 19, 2015
Once I've done the plumbing, I'm going to fire up Little Honda to see if Norman Tebbit's 'on yer bike' philosophy works. #StillUnemployed— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 19, 2015
By Friday it was really getting to him.
I've been given some heavy gardening work today. Temptation to cut my own head off with the chainsaw may prove too strong. #StillUnemployed— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 20, 2015
I'm actually at the point where I'm considering washing my own car. That Albanian bloke* will be furious. #Unemployed
*TG News S22/4— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 21, 2015
But by Sunday he was starting to make the most of it.
Woodwork tasks today. Being jobless allows you to revisit old interests, learn new things, and listen to the radio more. Sold the telly. #SU— James May (@MrJamesMay) March 22, 2015
Stay strong James, stay strong...