I’ve just had the most bizarre, almost life changing, experience.
My new flatmate and I went to the supermarket.
At the checkout, I picked up a copy of a magazine – I thought the model on the front was an old school friend. She wasn’t but I kept flicking through until I found an article about age differences. I casually scanned the names, faces and age differences when my senses were overwhelmed by a name from my past.
I saw that he was the same age as me and his wife 9 years older.
Then my flatmate called out and we left the supermarket.
As we were walking, overwhelmed and trying to process what had just happened, I stumbled out the story and the significance of it...