Finding Strangers were our Neighbours

Some 50 years ago I was a student at Oxford. During the Christmas holidays a friend and I climbed a snowy winter route on Tryfan (a mountain in Snowdonia). When we reached the top we headed towards Adam and Eve (two large rocks on the summit). There we met a couple having a picnic. We asked them where they had come from and they said "Oxford". We said "so do we - we live in Iffley Road". They said "so do we". We soon discovered that they were our next door neighbours - although we had never met. We rented semi-detached houses whose front doors faced in opposite directions - so had never chanced on them during the term we lived adjacent to them.
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Date submitted:Mon, 20 May 2019 19:29:47 +0000Coincidence ID:10280