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Top Gear's James May seems to be enjoying his new-found 'unemployment'

He’s been learning the descant recorder, you know.
Mar 28th 2015, 2:34 PM 6,937 0

TOP GEAR’S JAMES May has certainly settled into his new life of unemployment in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson’s sacking earlier this week.

Clarkson dropped Source: Stefan Rousseau/PA

The TV presenter has hinted that he will not be returning to the show, telling reporters camped outside his home that he might give up TV altogether:

I might want to do something completely different with my life. I’m quite old now. I might do something outside of cars – I always wanted to be a teacher.

But really, he’s just been tweeting. A lot.

He’s been doing odd jobs around the house

He’s been meeting with his agents

And trying out some new hobbies

May has also set up a YouTube channel called ‘JM’s unemployment tube’ where he posts beautiful covers of popular tunes on the descant recorder – the latest one is Greensleeves (‘with a hangover’), and it’ll take you right back to your school days.

Source: JM's unemployment tube/YouTube

Just beautiful. But it’s not all fun and games, as many people know all too well:

Chin up, James. You’ll be back on your feet soon.

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