The strange thing is that when you become interested in coincidences they seem to be everywhere. Or perhaps you start looking for the slightest thing that may just be one.
This coincidence is about the Calendar that a friend brought us. I opened it up and the picture I saw was the one on the left. "That's exactly like the photo I took of Gold Hill in Shaftesbury when we had a weekend in Dorset (England)," I said to my wife.
Gold Hill is a cobbled street that runs beside the walls of King Alfred's Abbey.
And sure enough when I checked it was identical. The photo I took is the large one at the top of this post. Okay the calendar pic is brighter - they no doubt did some work on it to make it so - but it is an identical view: same cottages, same trees in the background and so on.
It's a small world or maybe everything is simply interlinked - and we don't always remember this.
"Do we see in these singular coincidences the purpose of a supernatural power to enforce the attention of mankind to the fact that there is something more in this world than mere matter."
Ignatius Donnelly, diary entry July 4, 1881.
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