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  • Is this just a simple coincidence?

    I have just read Stuart's story where he mentions he became lost in Thetford Forest. Thetford is in the County of Norfolk, in the UK.

    I then read Clem's story, and his photo was taken in Thetford. Not the Thetford in Stuarts story, but Thetford, Vermont, USA.

    To close this triangle, I live in a small village just outside Thetford, Norfolk, on the edge of Thetford Forest.

    Like Stuart, I too have become lost in the forest, despite having been there many times cycling the trails.

    A few years ago, I was also contemplating moving to Thetford, Vermont, but that path was never followed.

    How much of a coincidence is this? Three strangers, on two separate continents, tenuously linked by a Town name, but also linked by Cowbird!

    The world throws us a few curve balls now and again.

    The picture is one I produced of Thetford Mill. It is about 150 years old and was once a corn mill, then a coffee mill. Later it became a Masonic Lodge. It now stands unused.
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