Survival tips for those who find themselves suddenly transported back to 1000. Mine: your biggest comparative advantage is the ability to read and write, and your knowledge of modern sanitation techniques. However, given that you don't speak the language, or know how to do any of the basic manual labor careers open to you, you may have a hard time surviving long enough to employ these. Do not be tempted to do nifty things with modern technology, as this will probably cause people to suspect you are a witch or similar. Go to church regularly and mumble in fake Latin; no one will know if you're getting it wrong anyway. Do not walk into a village until you have managed to acquire some local clothes. Don't sleep with anyone. And lay off the honey; modern dentistry is a millenium away.
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