Friday, September 25

Autograph Book Coincidences

Autograph Book

This is a 'small' personal coincidence I first wrote about in January 2010. Someone described to me that coincidences were a wink from the Universe - so here's a couple of winks I received

I had been clearing out the loft in our house and came across a case full of bits and pieces from when I was a child. Amongst the items were two autograph books. I kept these out as I wanted to look through them to see if any of the more famous names might be of interest.

An autograph I did notice, as I absent mindedly flicked quickly through the pages, was one from somebody called Don Robertson who wrote in my book, "Hi Mike, Don Roberston Yo-Yo Instructor."

I didn't think any more about this until I was watching The One Show on (UK) television the very same night. Who did they bring on as an odd interest item? Yes, an 84 year old Don Roberston!

Seemingly Don is still technically the reigning yo-yo champion because the title has not been contested since he won many years ago - and I've got his autograph! Small world.

There was another aspect of this coincidence as well. On the front of another of my autograph books (pic right) was the word Corbiere. I had never realised this previously. But, by coincidence, I used to live in Corbiere Avenue, years back, when I bought my very first house.

I am starting to feel that these sort of coincidences are indeed winks from the Universe!' It's as if the years are all linked and threaded together. Perhaps, in some respects, time in meaningless.

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  1. Good ones! Both of these involve some amazing odds!

  2. Great post Mike! I've had a few 'winks' too. Love that description, "winks from the universe", very well put.