Then, my email pinged. It was the TES. 'We need a light-hearted piece about the One Direction split and how teachers might deal with distraught pupils when term begins. Can you do it?'
'By when?' 'I said.
'By later this afternoon?'
Anyhow, I managed it. And here it is It's not serious journalism. And I'm not responsible for the crazy pictures. But it was fun to write.