• Fancy meeting you here: 9 people tell us their ‘it's a small world' stories

    One year ago - By Metro

    From bar to the beach (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk)
    A million years ago, when I had money and a passport photo that didn't get me stopped at customs, I would holiday often.
    One such jaunt was to Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania.
    I got on the plane at Heathrow and sat next to a pretty woman.
    The flight was long and eventually we spoke to each other; it turned out she was the barmaid at my local pub in north London.
    I was never sober there, so how would I recognise her?
    We gave it the, ‘What are the odds?' chat and went... Read the full story
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