Freedom at last! But there's an awfully long time between cornflakes and cocoa, and a limit to how many sudokus you can do. You need survival skills: * FINANCIAL WIZARDRY: how to get three cups of tea out of one bag. * SPARKLING CONVERSATION: 300 different ways to discuss the weather. Treat it as a new job! At least you can't be made redundant. But complain regularly, otherwise everyone will be doing it.
Mike Haskinsis a comedy writer for television and radio and the author of "We Are Doomed." Clive Whichelowis a journalist and comedy writer and the author of "It's Not Rocket Science and Other Irritating Modern Cliches. "