Two participants were happy to work with us on the test we devised:
Kim Whitton: Kim has over fifteen years experience as a spiritual medium and healer. She has given stage readings at many spiritualist churches in and around London, where she delivers messages to the audience from loved ones who have passed to the other side, this is to bring proof of life after death and that the soul lives on.
She claims that sometimes receives premonitions. She says: "My first recollection of clairvoyance occurred whilst staying in Italy. I had a premonition of the San Francisco earthquake whilst reading an unrelated book, feeling tired I put the book down, switched on the radio only to hear that exact news being broadcast! As my ability became clearer to me I went on to learn how to strengthen and control this gift, whilst exploring crystals, tarot and other metaphysical pursuits. Sitting in circle in a Spiritualist Church in 1996 transformation happened. Within a few weeks I was seeing (clairvoyance), hearing (clairaudience) and sensing (clairsentient), my journey as a Spiritual Medium had begun!"
Patricia Putt: Patricia is a medium with many years experience, her own abilities first manifesting at the age of twenty seven. Over her career as a medium Pat believes her abilities have even saved her life – with one of her own premonitions convincing her to cancel travel plans aboard a ferry which was to sink. Pat gives regular individual and group readings, as well as conducting investigations into hauntings and reported ghosts sightings – performing exorcisms where she deems appropriate.
In 2009, Pat took part in a preliminary test for the James Randi Million Dollar Challenge, also taking place at Goldsmiths, University of London and administered by Professor Chris French. Although her previous test failed to show evidence her mediumship, Pat’s involvement in our own challenge speaks to her sincere belief in her abilities as a medium.