One of the strangest things that ever happened to me was in April 1982. I was 14. I was on a school trip and was sent home early. The BBC were there to report on it.

When I got to London there was no one home, they were all in Ireland. There were no mobile phones then and there was no way I could reach them, so I had to go and live with a friend.

Click on the photo on the right to see what the BBC had to say on the 9 o’clock news.

This is a funny video.