Glamorous trance and physical sitting;


This was the Glamorous trance and physical sitting; it was an evening which proved beyond fact the love and humour which exists and was exhibited by spirit.  The evening was one which answered questions and also held a circle which put together the hand of people and spirit.

Attended the Northdown trance and physical circle on the 16th April 2012; this was the first sitting after the Bank Holiday and it was one well attended and anticipatory.  The room was presented with regulations for physical all set, in darkened setting apart from the switching of the red light the circle commenced.

On this occasion, the question was put to the spirit regarding a new type of physical, and if this was possible.  It was silently asked by one member; this was then received and answered as within the first initial moment in circle progress, an object was put into the room and started to move through hands of spirit.  The vase filled with buds and stems had been put on the table amongst the usual objects of crystal ball and two trumpets; the later being essential for physical progress.  However this time the addition of the vase proved to work as the new object and hence physical started to activate.  With several of the members watching the plants inside the container started to flit up and down.

A whole host of other relatives; came to say hello.  Spirit information pertaining to loved ones came flowing in through one chosen spirit; Jonathon.  He was clear and precisely indicated the name and then the required message.  It became obvious early on that this was going to be an essential part of the circle. 

Doris May Fisher Stokes, Just as this preliminary spirit started to shift, the indication was made by him that Doris was there.  Doris May Fisher Stokes, was a known friend of one of the sitters and so visited; Doris (January 6, 1920 – May 8, 1987), born Doris Sutton, was a British spiritualist and psychic medium.  Her presence, was felt by two of the mediums.  The enery in the room shot up.  The mist was also clear. 

Doris Stokes was recognised as a practising clairaudient medium by the Spiritualists’ National Union in 1949.  Her spirit showed only her face and hair but it was with this that the name was taken.  It added a light-hearted and loving sense to the circle.

As proceeding took shape, a spiritual nurse, was seen.  After research it can be stated.  During a break in 1962, Doris herself gave up her work as a medium and retrained as a psychiatric nurse, but had to retire five years later following an attack by a patient. She returned to her psychic work and in 1975 became the resident medium at the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain.  Following this she became a physical aid for numerous spirit phenomenon and words.  It was with a smile and curiousity that she stood in circle.

Leslie Flint (1911–1994)was next told of by spirit.  First, one of the other sitters gasped as she saw a boy.  The person had black hair and with a cheeky grin indicated Mickey.  It was afterward that Jonathon interceded to speak to circle again.  With a deep voice he said Leslie Flint is here.  Leslie was a British medium who is credited as having been one of the last psychics to use direct-voice mediumship. He has been described as the most renowned psychic of the 20th century.

Flint was born in London in 1911 and reached the peak of his fame from the 1930s to the 1960s. He was famous for contacting the spirits of dead celebrities, and would often record his sessions. He claimed his familiar, Mickey, was the ghost of a child who had been killed in 1910. Flint claimed to have seen his first spirit at the age of seven when his dead uncle appeared to him in his home. He conducted his first séance at the age of 17.  It was the child Mickey who was seen in circle, and the instrumental Leslie who also made an appearance.

In his early life, Mr. LFlint worked in as a cinema usher and a cemetery gardener. Flint was a conscientious objector, serving in a non-military capacity in World War IIHe never charged for his services as a medium.

At this point it is right to note that so many of the images seen through circle related to the period just prior to WWII.  This was during the 1940s and could be an explanation for why these spirit were linked.

The first public séance performed byFlint was in 1955, just after he formed an association called the Temple of Light.

Flint was an avid fan of Rudolph Valentino and acquired the only known copy of footage from The Young RajahWhen taking part in séances with Flint, participants would report hearing the voices of the dead surrounding them in the room.Flint would perform bound and gagged in an attempt to prove that he was not throwing his voice.  He claimed that he was able to conjure ectoplasm from which he could then reconstruct vocal cords. However, Flint always insisted on performing in the dark, so séance-goers were unable to see him during the performances. He would sometimes even perform in a cupboard.  This was to ensure that he was capable of sitting in an enclosed space and spirit were wholly responsible for activity.  This is also why so many of the spirit who visit circle ask us where is the cupboard, as they fully expect one to be there.  

A strip of green light was seen in circle.  It covered over the curtain.  Amongst those who Flint claimed to have contacted were:

  • Archimedes
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Winston Churchill
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Oscar Wilde

It is only intriguing to note that out of this list three of the individuals have also come through to circle on different occasion.  This has been Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in relation to his dispute over Houdini, Marilyn Monroe and her connection to Princess Diana; and Winston Churchill only last circle as he showed himself in relations to the American presidents and World WarII.

The Society for Psychical Research claimed it was possible that Flint used hypnosis hypnotic auditory haullucination as a valid explained logical version of what happened during his circles.  However in response,  Dr. Louis Young, put this test,  whereby he used Roping Leslie Flint to a chair and put color water in his mouth; afterwards the level of water was checked and having only gone down a fraction it was noted that his throat had been full of liquid and therefore his voice box not allowed to open or work.  Professor after professor put Lesley to the test and had to state him genuine.

York next came into the circle.  The name of York and Balmoral.  It was with the names Viscount Linley, and a shape of a male energy that the following information was given in circle.  Balmoral, the person’s spirit said related to Princess Margaret and Patridge in pear tree.  At first, it was questioned, because more info was needed.

Hence, the room turned cold on that side of room, also the mist grew.  It seemed as if spirit were attempting more energy transfer and then more information flew.  One, Viscount Linley and then the name Sarah.  Also Beatrice kept being mentioned. 

Princess Margaret, her form, stepped toward the gathering and one person was singled out for hello.  Margaret’s early life was spent primarily at the Yorks’ residences at 145 Piccadilly (their town house in London) or Royal Lodge in Windsor. The Yorks were perceived by the public as an ideal family: father, mother and children, but unfounded rumours that Margaret was deaf and dumb were not completely dispelled until Margaret’s first main public appearance at her uncle Prince George’s wedding in 1934. She was educated alongside her sister, Princess Elizabeth, by their Scottish governess Marion Crawford. Her education was mainly supervised by her mother, who in the words of Randolph Churchill “never aimed at bringing her daughters up to be more than nicely behaved young ladies”. When Queen Mary insisted upon the importance of education, the Duchess of York commented, “I don’t know what she meant. After all I and my sisters only had governesses and we all married well—one of us very well”. Margaret was resentful about her limited education, especially in later years, aiming criticism at her mother. However, Margaret’s mother told a friend that she “regretted” that her own daughters did not go to school like other children, and the employment of a governess rather than sending the girls to school may have been done only at the insistence of King George V.

Here it can be seen, through this evidence, that York referred to not only the name of family but also as a residence.

George V died when Margaret was five, and her uncle succeeded as King Edward VIII. Less than a year later, on 11 December 1936, Edward abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American, whom neither the Church of England nor the Dominion governments would accept as Queen. The Church would not recognise the marriage of a divorced woman with a living ex-husband as valid. Edward’s abdication left a reluctant Duke of York in his place as King George VI, and Margaret unexpectedly became second in line to the throne with the style The Princess Margaret to indicate her status as a child of the sovereign. The family moved into Buckingham Palace; Margaret’s room overlooked The Mall.

The spirit stood in circle with a regal elegance.  It was also seen with a flash of a diamond jewel that someone else was present in circle.  Margaret was a Brownie in the 1st Buckingham Palace Brownie Pack, formed in 1937. She was also a Girl Guide and later a Sea Ranger. She served as President of Girlguiding UK from 1965 until her death in 2002.

At the outbreak of World War II, a theme heavy in the circle, Margaret and her sister were at Birkhall, on the Balmoral Castle estate, where they stayed until Christmas 1939 enduring nights so cold that drinking water in carafes by their bedside froze. They spent Christmas at Sandringham House, before moving to Windsor Castle just outside London for much of the remainder of the war. Lord Hailsham wrote to Prime Minister Winston Churchill to advise the evacuation of the princesses to the greater safety of Canada, to which their mother famously replied “The children won’t go without me. I won’t leave without the King. And the King will never leave.” When Margaret was twelve in 1942 her uncle and godfather, Prince George, was killed in an air crash. Unlike other members of the royal family, Margaret was not expected to undertake any public or official duties during the war. She developed her skills at singing and playing the piano. Her contemporaries thought she was spoilt by her parents, especially her father, who allowed her to take liberties not usually permissible, such as being allowed to stay up to dinner at the age of 13. Marion Crawford despaired at the attention Margaret was getting, writing to friends “Could you this year only ask Princess Elizabeth to your party? … Princess Margaret does draw all the attention and Princess Elizabeth lets her do that.” Elizabeth, however, did not mind this, commenting, “oh, it’s so much easier when Margaret’s there—everybody laughs at what Margaret says”. King George described Elizabeth as his pride and Margaret as his joy.

It was this link, which was between Balmoral and the Partridge in pear trees which indicated this residence at Christmas; a time when the Partride would be in a pear tree.

Her twenty-first birthday party was also held at Balmoral in August 1951. The following month her father underwent surgery for lung cancer, and Margaret was appointed one of the Counsellors of State who undertook the King’s official duties while he was incapacitated. Within six months, her father was dead and her sister was Queen

Lady Sarah who she related to, this was her child born in 1964 and David, Viscount Linley in 1961 who was the first name reference.

Linley’s daughter, Margarita Armstrong-Jones, was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Duke of Cambridge in 2011.  Margarita is also a spirit link for the circle and well used.  It is Margarit who is the mother of one of the members and actually came through and spoke.

Trooping of the colour, this was seen, by one of the mediums who while Princess Margaret was seen was surrounded with beautiful horses.

Earldom of Snowdon, the title is one which inherited one day by Viscount, is a name mentioned by spirit in circle.

Beatrice, Recently on 30th March 2012, Princess Beatrice gave an attendence to thanksgiving for the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret at Saint George’s chapel.

This was why Beatrice was said.

Michael Bentine CBE (26 January 1922 – 26 November 1996) was a British comedian, a spirit person who came into circle, a comic actor and founding member of the Goons. He was Peruvian Briton as a result of his father’s nationality. In 1971, Bentine received the Order of Merit of Peru following his fund-raising work for the 1970 Great Peruvian Earthquake. 

Having made an entrance, this spirit was keen to show links between him and his friends.

In 1954, he began as a television presenter with a BBC children’s series, The Bumblies. These were three small creatures from outer space who slept on “Professor Bentine’s” ceiling and who had come to Earth to learn the ways of Earthling children. He also appeared in the film comedy Raising a Riot, starring Kenneth More, which featured his five year old daughter “Fusty”. He joked that she got better billing.  Many faces were also seen as coming down from the ceiling that evening in circle.

Also, like the Princess M, he wished to help and set up charities.  His association to the Prince of Wales; this was another link to Royalty.

During 1959, he worked on the radio series Round the Bend in 30 Minutes. From 1960 to 1964, he had a television series It’s a Square World, which won a BAFTA award in 1962 and Grand Prix de la Presse at Montreux in 1963. A prominent feature of the series was the imaginary flea circus where plays were enacted on tiny sets using nothing but special effects to show the movement of things too small to see and sounds with Bentine’s commentary. The plays were not serious. One, titled The Beast of the Black Bog Tarn, was set in a (miniature) haunted house.

Little known fact, and only as a result of seeing him in circle it was researched and found that Bentine was a founding figure in spiritualism.  Well experimented and trying to find more out.

In 1969-70 he was presenter of The Golden Silents on BBC TV, which attempted authentic showings of silent films, without the commentaries with which they were usually shown on television before then.

From 1974 to 1980 he wrote, designed, narrated and presented the children’s television programme Michael Bentine’s Potty Time and made one-off comedy specials.

He was also the best-selling writer of 16 novels, comedies and non-fiction books. Four of his books, The Long Banana Skin (1975), The Door Marked Summer (1981), Doors to the Mind and The Reluctant Jester (1992) are autobiographical.

Born and raised in Folkestone Kent (england) which is very close to the circle, this figure was also an idol of the partner of one of the members.  During the 1960s he took part in the first hovercraft expedition up the River Amazon.

In 1995, Bentine received a CBE from Queen Elizabeth II “for services to entertainment”. He was also a holder of the Peruvian Order of Merit, as was his grandfather, Don Antonio Bentin Palamero, for his work leading the fundraising for the Peruvian Earthquake Appeal.

Bentine was a crack pistol shot and helped to start the idea of a counter-terrorist wing within 22 SAS Regiment. In doing so, he became the first non-SAS person ever to fire a gun inside the close-quarters battle training house at Hereford.

His interests included parapsychology. This was as a result of his and his family’s extensive research into the paranormal, which resulted in his writing The Door Marked Summer and The Doors of the Mind. He was, for the final years of his life, president of the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena.

Bentine was also interested in science. On 14 December 1977, he appeared with Arthur C Clarke on Patrick Moore’s BBC The Sky At Night programme. The broadcast was entitled “Suns, Spaceships and Bug-Eyed Monsters” – a light-hearted look at how science fiction had become science fact, as well as how ideas of space travel had become reality through the 20th century. Bentine appeared in a subsequent broadcast on a similar theme with Patrick Moore in 1980. Following the death of Arthur C. Clarke, BBC Sky At Night magazine released a copy of the 1977 archive programme on the cover of their May 2008 edition.

He was married twice, remaining with his second wife Clementina Stuart, a Royal Ballet dancer, for over fifty years. He had a child from his first marriage, Elaine from whom he has a granddaughter Marie Laurence and three great-grandsons, William, Arthur and Nicholas. His children from his second marriage were better known by their family nicknames than their birth names; Gus (real name Stewart), Fusty (real name Marylla), Suki (real name Serena) and Peski (real name Richard). Two of his five children, his eldest daughters, died from cancer (breast cancer and lymphoma), while his elder son, Gus, was killed when a Piper PA-18 (Super Cub, registration G-AYPN) crashed into a hillside at Ditcham Park Woods near Petersfield, Hampshire, on 28 August 1971. His body, together with that of the pilot and the aircraft, was found on 31 October 1971. Bentine’s subsequent investigation into regulations governing private airfields resulted in his writing a report for the Special Branch of the British police into the use of personal aircraft in smuggling operations. He fictionalised much of the material in his novel Lords of the Levels.

It was because a ballerina was seen in shadow on the wall that it was known as Bentine was present this was a reference to his wife.  When his son Richard’s first boy Elliot was born, he tried to give him an MG 08 machine gun, which his daughter-in-law refused to accept. When Richard’s second son Harry was born, Michael bought him a train set.

From 1975 until his death in 1996, he and his wife spent their winters at a second home in Palm Springs, California,USA.

Prince Charles, he was a friend, and as California was mentioned this was also a link given in circle.

Chairs were shaken in circle.

Dame Elizabeth RosemondLizTaylor, the owner of the flash of diamond, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. As one of the world’s most famous film stars,Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive violet eyes.

This beautiful star was seen near and just after Princess Margaret.  It is strange how spirit show link.  Yet also as Jonathon, spirit, was speaking that questions could be asked about her and her link to spiritualism shown.

Amongst the famous spirit seen in circle were Fred Astair and Humphre y Bogart.  Elizabeth Taylor was noted for her portrayl in National Velvet (1944) was Taylor’s first success, and she starred in Father of the Bride (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), Giant (1956), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for BUtterfield 8 (1960), played the title role in Cleopatra (1963), and married her co-star Richard Burton. They appeared together in 11 films, including Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), for whichTaylor won a second Academy Award. From the mid-1970s, she appeared less frequently in film, and made occasional appearances in television and theatre.

Her much publicized personal life included eight marriages and several life-threatening illnesses. From the mid-1980s, Taylor championed HIV and AIDS programs; she co-founded the American Foundation for AIDS Research in 1985, and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in 1993. She received the Presidential Citizens Medal, the Legion of Honour, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and a Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, who named her seventh on their list of the “Greatest American Screen Legends”. Taylor died of congestive heart failure in March 2011 at the age of 79.  Spirit recollected information about her to circle; and also stated she was spiritual.

Once again here it should be linked that causes were close to the spirits’ hearts.  Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, he came next, OBE (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 featuring his hapless onscreen character Norman Pitkin. These films initially made more money than the James Bond Film Series. Wisdom gained a celebrity status in lands as far apart as South America, Iran and many Eastern Bloc countries, particularly in Albania, where his films were the only ones by Western actors permitted by Enver Hoxha to be shown. Charlie Chaplin once referred to Wisdom as his “favourite clown”.

Wisdom, also known, to one of the circle members, he popped in to say hello.  It was delightful and as this was seen a number of sounds set off in the room.  The red light also went up and down.

Wisdom later forged a career on Broadway in New York and as a television actor, winning critical acclaim for his dramatic role of a dying cancer patient in the television play Going Gently in 1981. It was broadcast on 5 June that year. He toured Australia and South Africa.  After the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, a hospice was named in his honour. In 1995 he was given the Freedom of the City of London and of Tirana. The same year he received an OBE. Wisdom was knighted in 2000 and spent much of his later life on the Isle of Man. Some of his later appearances included roles in Last of the Summer Wine and Coronation Street, and he retired from acting at the age of 90 after his health deteriorated.

With trance also active, one of the sitters started to move and a voice approached.  A female.  This lady wanted to thank circle for the addition of the object.  With her speaking a set of smells went round the room.

Magna Carta, also called Magna Carta Libertatum, is an English charter, originally issued in the year 1215 and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions. The name of Magna Carta.  This was mentioned in circle by spirit.  It is probably because of the Royal link and the fact that land was chartered first on this document and lines associated.The later versions excluded the most direct challenges to the monarch’s authority that had been present in the 1215 charter. The charter first passed into law in 1225; the 1297 version, with the long title (originally in Latin) The Great Charter of the Liberties of England, and of the Liberties of the Forest, still remains on the statute books of England and Wales.  Gene Pitney was also seen moving in circle.  His feature and name shown by spirit.

Napoleon Bonaparte (French: Napoléon Bonaparte [napoleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt] later French: Napoléon Ier) (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader during the latter stages of the French Revolution.  His spirit was seen standing close to circle.

May, which was mentioned, Jonathon spoke and stipulated this was important.  It was significant as it was a passing date for both Doris Stokes and Napoleon Bonaparte.  Actually there dates of passing are only a few days apart, but so many years later.  As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815. His legal reform, the Napoleonic Code, has been a major influence on many civil law jurisdictions worldwide, but he is best remembered for his role in the wars led against France by a series of coalitions, the so-called Napoleonic Wars. He established hegemony over most of continental Europe and sought to spread the ideals of the French Revolution, while consolidating an imperial monarchy which restored aspects of the deposed ancien régime.  He was considered a greatest military lead.  He also finishes his reign on 11 April 1814, this was only a few days before circle on 16’th April 2012.

Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE (16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist.  Happy Birthday Peter Ustinov, who came into circle and it was not known that this was such a special day for him, instead he kept referencing having bought himself something which pleased him.  This was an object purchased from Portebello Market and sorry Peter that was his birthday gift.  He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. He was also a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement.

It was such a pleasure to have him in circle.  On his birthday.

Alf Garnett, a program which was created during WWII.  The name Alf Garnett was given by spirit.  Not only is this another link to WWII but also Warren Missel met his contemporary who was Richard Burton.  Richard Burton was the notorious partner of Who was; shown in circle Elizabeth Taylor.  He was of Russian Jewish descent and this he had linked with Peter Ustinov and went to the Gladys Gordon’s Academy of Dramatic Arts in Walthamstow.  He went into the RAF in 1944 with Richard Burton.  The name Gladys also linked with another spirit.

The next spirit to talk was that of William who spoke of mind and spirit connecting.  He said that attaining perfection was difficult and that achieving a balanced right was important for spirit.  He talked of Sai BaBa, a holy man, and healing which was given with more hands and people who came next in line.

The circle was visited also by child spirits and it was beautiful.  With toys and lights sparkling.

The connected link between the spirit who visited that evening proved to be that they were all founders of movement and charity orginisations.  All loved to be of help in a grand system; and put trusts in place to ensure help was given where it was needed.

Another spirit also spoke through, Leslie Flint’s influence, noted as this spirit was energized and wished to inquire how the old gang (The circle) was doing; it was with high spirits the circle continued.

With a closing made; the objects were checked and the Abacus in te corner had been touched and the balls shifted.

It was a magical; glamorous circle. 

Pics are of Leslie Flint, Doris Stokes, Elizabeth Taylor, Princess Margaret

 and Norman Wisdom. 

Pics are taken from online encyclopeadia.