Home circle.

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Home circle held on 19th May 2015.

A Commemoration for Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford.

A physical séance can be a time regulated period where visible or noted proof of spirit activity can be experienced and examined.  An investigation into a physical séance is where all parts of the séance will be objectively investigated, research may be used as a verification of information obtained in the séance, members will be asked about their experiences and explanations for occurrences will be investigated.

Ernest Miller Hemmingway (21 July 1899 to 2 July 1961) was the first spirit thought to be mentioned by the medium in the séance.  There was a link to a male spirit in the first half of the séance.  Members had reported a cool and distinct wet sense to the room before the medium’s sighting of the male spirit.  The medium referred to a male who was a passionate writer, a man who viewed the world in words.  Typewriter was mentioned as was a love for graphic scenes.  Colours were important for this male who would use his emotions to depict how a scene looked, how it felt, how it would have been to live through it.  Ernest Hemmingway had an economical and understated style in life, his strong influence on 20th-century fiction was felt throughout his homeland and far into the rest of the world while his life as a lover of an adventure and his public image influenced later generations.  Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.  In the séance he was seen as a solitary man who sometimes liked to be on his own to try to understand his own sense of who he was and what he was doing at that moment in time.  He published seven novels, six short story collections, and there were two non-fiction works.  His additional works, including three novels, four short story collections, and three of his non-fiction works, were published posthumously.  Considered classics of American literature his work has a sense of identity within many classifications of literature.

In the séance there were several odd, unexplained moments of activity.  There were reports of taps, cracks and noises.  The cool temperature was experienced by the séance as the medium spoke of the male spirit.  Orbs were noted and sighted by the members.  These little lights were seen around objects in the room.

Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was the spirit to be talked of by the medium.  Dame Rutherford was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.  In the séance it was interesting as the medium linked to the name of Oscar Wilde, she said it twice and referred to the act of life, one has to live life strongly and act with a strong heart, always know who you are.  You may note that Dame Margaret Rutherford has appeared in an account of the investigation into a physical séance recently.  Dame Rutherford was noted in this séance as talking of a commemoration of life.  It is interesting that the date for the anniversary of Dame Rutherford’s passing is today’s date.  In the séance the spirit linked to an achieved name in life and it was that in research it shows that Rutherford was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1961 and a Dame Commander (DBE) in 1967.

In the séance there were sightings of partial faces, there were distinct smells of perfume when there should have been no smell at all, the smells would come and go in a matter of minutes.  There is an additional unexplained activity as I am typing this the computer has turned on its Overwrite and is seemingly typing itself.