notes from Val

When we ask for opportunities to grow, Spirit shows the way

When we ask for opportunities to grow, Spirit shows the way

We all need to keep developing and training, no matter what our job is. In this email, I want to share with you why I think it's important to keep growing. 18 months ago, I realised that I needed more training to grow my own mediumship skills. You know when you feel a...

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How do you want to be remembered when you die?

How do you want to be remembered when you die?

When a Medium brings through messages from a loved one, they can bring information psychically and mediumsticly. Which means directly through your energy, or from Spirit. But what have you seen Mediums bringing forward?  “Your granny loves you and wore a pinny and...

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A Reading is Healing …

A Reading is Healing …

The number of times I give a reading to someone and that person walks away, completely changed.  They look at life differently.  With a much more positive outlook.  We often feel alone in life and that we are dealing with things on our own.  But knowing that loved...

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A Medium’s role is

A Medium’s role is

Giving survival evidence from loved ones who have passed on to prove that they are still with us.  It is also a healing, helping people to move on and get some quality back in their lives and the lives of those around them. Unfortunately there are those out there, I...

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Yes that’s right I was taken by Gold man…

Yes that’s right I was taken by Gold man…

and preserved in cellulite.. oops, I mean celluloid!……………. I was demonstrating with various other Mediums at a theatre in Surrey, UK with my friends, Martin Parsons, Elsa Ayling (psychic artist), Eve and Steve Lamont. Steve had been chosen by Jane Goldman to work with...

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Spirit is not here to tell you what to do…

Spirit is not here to tell you what to do…

A lot of people come to me for readings with the expectation that Spirit will tell them what to do.  Usual questions, relationships problems, jobs they hate, or ‘how do I get off the night shift’ for instance. What people don’t realise is that Spirit is not there to...

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Knowing ourselves and the world around us

Knowing ourselves and the world around us

I was listening to a wonderful and inspiring interview with the late Gordon Higginson. There's a snippet available on YouTube. The focus of the interview is all about improving the standard of mediumship through teaching. But the what I think will resonate with you,...

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Your future begins here….. … with a Vision Board

Your future begins here….. … with a Vision Board

In 2008 I read the book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne.  I had read many self help books but none of them affected me or motivated me like this one.  At a very negative time in my life a  friend had gifted me this soon to be prized possession.   Next time I saw him I was...

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The Leap of Faith

The Leap of Faith

How many of us have been in that place of fear?  I can't move forward, I am stuck!  What do I do?  Where do I go?  Who will help me?  There is no one there for me! One of my favourite Spiritual Principles is "personal responsibility".  That means  simply "taking...

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New Beginnings…

New Beginnings…

I am now living  in Sydney in fact near the sea in Monterey and who would have thought that! How many times have you had to start over again?  I know my whole life has been a series of "here we go again" moments, and as we get older it does NOT get any easier I can...

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What is Spiritualism?

What is Spiritualism?

According to the Spiritualist National Union, this is definition of Spiritualism Spiritualism is a rational religion based on the proven knowledge that man’s spirit survives physical death. This has led to a philosophical and scientific approach new to traditional...

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Pennies from Heaven

Pennies from Heaven

I have been having a wonderful time in the UK catching up with family and friends.  I would like to share this lovely story from a reading I did here on this trip... A medium’s job is to interpret messages. However, sometimes we just have to give the information we...

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The Medium is the Message

The Medium is the Message

The Post – 26 Sep 2007: Patsy Payne Val Hood The Post – 26 Sep 2007 My visit to Val Hood – an increasingly well-known clairvoyant, followed her latest success with readings and workshops at quest in Ewell Village where business is also booming. The day I called, the...

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Orbs in Photos

Orbs have many names including globes, globules, balls of light, and hovering round balls. They appear in all ranges of brightness from bright-glowing to faded-barely-visible. They are usually quite fast and follow an erratic pattern of flight. Positive orbs are...

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My Circus days have come back to haunt me

My Circus days have come back to haunt me

New Addington Advertiser – 16 Sep 2005 Bill Bylett New Addington Advertiser – 16 Sep 2005 An elderly man is convinced his home is being haunted by his late wife who died less than two weeks ago. Bill Bylett says he has twice seen his wife’s spirit in front of him –...

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Can Dead talk or is it what we want to hear?

Can Dead talk or is it what we want to hear?

Surrey Mirror Thursday 28 July 2005; Reporter Stephanie Turner, feeling a little spooked, went to find out from a woman who first heard her own grandma aged eight – and returned with surprising results. To say I was skeptical about the world of clairvoyancy is an...

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Spirit activity in pub confirmed – not the alcoholic kind

Spirit activity in pub confirmed – not the alcoholic kind

Redhill & Reigate Life – 24 August 2005 – Gemma Wheatley Regulars have seen a ghost called ‘Stan’ pulling pints. If you order a spirit at the Railway Arms, you might be surprised at what you get. The pub in London Road, Merstham, is said to have been haunted for...

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Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon

Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon

During an evening of mediumship at the Hall, which was well attended, everyone was so shocked when during giving a message to a member of the audience and talking about ‘taking up art again’, a poster fell off the wall. When the poster was picked up, we noticed that...

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Chiselhurst Caves

Chiselhurst Caves

From an article in the Bromley Extra by Natasha Griffiths Halloween is upon us again and there are plenty of spooky goings on in the Borough of Bromley. Bromley Extra’s Jody Pla and Natasha Griffiths found two mediums and went on a ghost hunt in the famously haunted...

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Hall Place Bexley

Hall Place Bexley

By Sam Lennon of the Dartford Messenger Hall Place is said to be Bexley’s most haunted building with six ghosts. On the eve of Halloween mere mortal Sam Lennon visited the 16th century mansion with two mediums to learn about the spooky goings-on. A spiritual medium...

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Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory is a beautiful historic property nestling deep in the Sussex countryside. Last year a group of staff from Asda in Brighton decided to do an all night ghost hunt to raise money for Cancer Research. Myself and Karen were invited along to see if we could...

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TV appearance for Redhill Psychic Val

TV appearance for Redhill Psychic Val

Surrey Mirror – 25th Jan 2007 Sixth sense: Val Hood says she can feel the presence of ghosts. CLAIRVOYANT medium from Redhill says she discovered ghosts in an old manor house when she took part in a television programme. Mother-of-three Val Hood, 51, says her first...

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Ghost Hunters go Shopping for Old Spirits

Ghost Hunters go Shopping for Old Spirits

By Lisz Boardman, Surrey Mirror – 9 July 2008 Is there anybody there? This was the question Redhill medium Val Hood asked into the darkness at a recent ghost hunt in Reigate’s oldest department store. Armed with a Ouija board, camera equipment and nerves of steel,...

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The Chequers Inn Show

The Chequers Inn. With last orders called, who else will remain as the team with mediums Alan Barnett and Val Hood explore the 16th Century Chequers Inn in Kent – As seen on The Unexplained Channel Sky 201:

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