It was a whimsical observation re horses and Catherine the Great. -
18 May: @PamAyres You sound like Catherine the Great, Pam...
One of the retweeters was Paul Fletcher -
Paul Fletcher @FleTwitcher18 May@JamesPlaskett just saw one of your tweets retweeted. Bit of a surprise because we went to school together #bms #amillionyearsago
That prompted me to confess to having thrown a stone at school that had hit his head -
He responded with -
Paul Fletcher @FleTwitcher18 May@JamesPlaskett OMG it was YOU! I didn't ever know, or even guess. Apology accepted, even if its a little late ;-) #stillscarred
And the chat continued...
Paul Fletcher @FleTwitcher18 MayYou did this to me @JamesPlaskett pic.twitter.com/ffq6Za4dBl
I tweeted that I would be writing up the coincidence here and he responded -
Paul Fletcher @FleTwitcher18 May@JamesPlaskett I'll look out for my small part in your blog (!) fame at last...
Then an erstwhile Primary School friend of 43 years earlier (who became a Policeman!) chipped in re an incident where I had acquired an undeserved reputation as a delinquent in 1970 for having loosed an arrow from a bow which, quite accidentally, hit a passing minibus -
Adrian @Watchoot1518 May@JamesPlaskett @FleTwitcher yet you still deny the noddy bus incident!!