Three decades after we first met, I came face-to-face with SB-V again. Whereas in the past she had been a willing participant in my work, for example as a placement host for undergraduate students and a visiting speaker on business information provision, today she regarded me with scorn.
With her bottle blond bob, and grinning through an incongruously wide white smile, she declared that she wanted nothing more to do with me. I begged to know the reason.
‘Because you post online ludicrous stories about your dreams and the people that feature in them’ she replied.