Fancy seeing you here!
These meetings are great, because all those high school laughs, university drinking games, sports chants and wedding chicken dinners come flooding back. First you glance at them (they’re just another person in the crowd), then you do a double take. “They look familiar…. No, it couldn’t be, could it?”
“Wow! Oh my gosh! Fancy seeing you here! How long has it been again?”
And then off you go.
We happened to experience this with not one person, but their whole family, on our recent trip to Rotto. Mum hadn’t seen this particular couple since their wedding day 20 years ago, and she’d gone to school with the woman. They had their family of five along with them. We met at the gates, then we were behind them in line to go on the ferry, and we then found out we were staying NEXT DOOR to each other. I know. No way, José. I think bonus points are in order.
I believe this is the universe’s way of telling us to rekindle old friendships. Don’t leave good things behind. Thanks to Facebook and Twitter nowadays, we can still talk to these people even once we’ve moved on, but in the olden days (sorry people over 25) you basically only talked to your closest few. So this is the universe’s way of saying hello, telling you to say hello, and you saying