I used de /away command to tell skype I was away and why. Worked fine (without being documented), only, people tend to come back from having been away, and the "usual" way of telling "I'm back and available" is to reissue /away without text.
Don't work here, I'm still in away status: Help !!
mySkype: Vs 22.214.171.124 downloaded 04.02.2012