Now don’t go judging me, but this is actually my 3rd trip to see spooky lady. A local clairvoyant of notoriety. Most of the crew have been to see her, with mixed results. My readings have been pretty accurate. There are definitely things that she could have guessed, but then there’s been the pearls that there is info there’s just no way she would know. Like my dead grandmother’s favourite colour and penchant for wearing more than one cardigan and endless strings of beans.
It’s been about 3 or 4 years since I last saw her but recently I’ve been feeling like wherever I turn there’s a brick wall. With work, with men, trying to sell and buy property with the backdrop of redundancy, not having had a holiday in over a year and of course studying. I’d let life get the upper hand again and I just needed a bit of reassurance from a complete stranger that it was all going to OK. I’d spend $100 on a massage to make myself feel better, it would cost more to speak to psychologist so Spooky Lady seemed a suitable choice. OK? Justification made? Well get to the juicey bits.
Within seconds of me sitting down we’d already begun, cards were shuffled and chosen. This isn’t the verbatim but it’s pretty close.
“You are at a stage of rebirth. You’ve gone through a long period of reflection and You’re ready to start the next chapter of your life. But there’s a lot of anxiety. You’ve been in a dark place but you know there’s light at the end of tunnel. You’ve been in tougher spots in your life and you need to keep the faith. Remember to keep the faith”
I nearly burst out laughing at this point as “Keep the faith” is what WW and I say to each other all the time.
“So what’s all the anxiety about? It’s something to do with your Mum. You’re Mum is coming through very clearly but she’s not happy. She’s had some bad news and she’s not handling it. She’s in her own world but she’s quite angry. Does this make sense?”
Erm, yes Mum’s recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and she’s having problems accepting it.
“I’m so sorry to hear that. Yes, I think that’s why she’s in her own world because she feels safe there and she’s blocking everyone out. She’s been getting lost. Where does she live? It’s not London but there’s a London connection. She’s in a small village, she’s very happy in her village. There’s a pub with a sign hanging from the door next to a small roundabout? She’s been going for walks but sometimes gets lost. She likes it there though. I think she’s going to move. Not yet, but in a few years. Maybe that’s where London comes in. Does this make sense?”
Yes, you described Mum’s village and she has been getting lost in the village. My sister lives in London.
“That’s the London connection. There’s a lot of anxiety there. You’re Mum is very angry. She is struggling to handle it all because she doesn’t have the tools but she’s not being honest with you or herself. She wants to be the strong one. She’s very angry with your Dad. Does he live with her?”
No they divorced.
“She’s still very angry with him though. And she’s angry at her family. She feels bitter that this is happening to her. She doesn’t want to move but she will. Does she want to come over here?”
We’ve talked about it. I’d like her to come over one more time.
“There’s definitely an overseas trip. But something will happen on the trip that will make her realise she needs more help and stop fighting. The trip with be tough though. There is so much love surrounding her though. Even through there’s anxiety and a lot of tension between your sister and Mum there’s so much love. There are a lot of people looking over her. There’s a female relative – not her Mum, her Mum and Dad are there looking out for her but maybe a favourite Aunty. She is there every night watching over her. Despite her anger towards her family she is so loved and she needs to be told. She’s not being completely truthful with you and your sister. Is everything else OK with her health?”
I think so, I suspect she’s got diabetes but…
“I’m not sure if there are other health problems but you are the compassionate daughter, your sister is more direct and so she’s telling you different things. You need to keep a united front with your sister but also remain compassionate as she’ll tell you more than she’ll tell your sister. Tell her you love her more and make her feel useful”
“So what else are you anxious about?”
Work. Relationships – or lack of relationships…
“Well we’ll come to love later. Work wise. Oh my goodness there’s lots of changes. It’s not just one person, they are changing the whole department. Do you want to stay or will you get a package?”
I don’t know really.
“I can’t see that you’ll get a package but it’s a long drawn out thing. It all starts in 8 days and will be completed in the 9th month.”
At this point I nearly fall off my chair. The announcement that my business area was being sold off was scheduled for 8 days time and we were working to a transition date of sometime in September. There are only a handful of people who knew this level of info. Mind blown!
“I don’t think you’re going to get a package though. Do you want to work in insurance? There’s job there for you in insurance if you want it, but I don’t think you do, no I think you’ll end up in a medical company. Oh you might get some money but I don’t think it’s substantial. Are you moving house? Where do you live?”
Laughing now. I’m in St Kilda and I’m thinking of moving. I’m selling a place in London.
“Yes, I think you’re going to move on from St Kilda, it’s served it’s purpose. I think you might move to Port Melbourne. Or maybe it’s Elwood. It’s an old exterior but modern interior, but you need a house with curves, that’s why I think Port Melbourne’s not quite right, it’s too boxy and the negative energy bounces from from the walls. You’re better suited to curves as you’re creative. Life’s all been a bit too serious of you recently, you need to get fun back into your life. More colour and creatively. You’re very creative but you’re stopped writing. Your friend told you to start writing again, and she’s right. Make time for fun and use your creativity. The curves will help.”
I’m not sure what the curves thing was about but PRP very recently told me to start writing again and turn this blog into a book. Spooky.
“The place you are selling don’t accept the first offer or a very low offer. Keep the faith. It’s in a good area and it’s worth more. Don’t just sell to get rid of it. It’s worth hanging on for a higher offer. It will come. Maybe that’s the payout rather than the job.”
I didn’t tell her but I’ve already accepted an offer on the flat in London. The first offer I had through was low, much lower than I wanted. Then 6 weeks later I got a higher offer – which is the one I’ve accepted. And yet again with the Keep The Faith!
“You study as well or are you thinking about it?”
I do study. Online. I’m studying psychology.
“No wonder you are anxious with so much on your plate, but don’t stop studying. You enjoy it, and you’re good at it. You need to have more faith in your ability. You’re getting good grades but doubt your ability all the time. Stop stressing about getting top marks but enjoy the process. This is going to good for you. You get a lot of enjoyment from this and will be show in the future. You will be good at this. I can see you on a campus though. Perhaps you’ll look at accelerating your studies to finish quicker by going to campus or maybe work part-time, maybe the finances will allow you to do this.”
This is the dream. I didn’t say anything to her but I’d love to work PT and study more. Not sure how the finances will work though. PRP is also alway chastising me for stressing so much over uni, when I’m getting pretty good grades.
“Or maybe you’ll get some money back when you trade in your car. Are you thinking of changing your car?”
No I love my car
“Ah, well it’s due it’s service and it’s going to be expensive so you might think about changing it.”
“And how’s your back?”
“You need to make to strong again. It’s gotten weaker. You’re not as strong as you were, but you’re working on that.”
“There’s a baby coming.”
Erm, my sister’s pregnant.
“I don’t think it’s her. Although that explain why she’s short tempered with your Mum. A close friend is having a baby. You’ll be very close to the baby and you’ll do lots of babysitting so your friends can go out. You’ll help out a lot. So onto love….”
Now we’re talking…
“You might cross paths with an ex. I don’t think it’s unfinished business but he’s going to crop up again. You were really quite keen on him but he couldn’t give you what you wanted. Are you still in touch?”
“There was a woman in his past. He’s not reconciled it or dealt with it and it’s stopping him committing. It’s a shame, but sometimes that happens. Oh, yes he’s definitely damaged and hasn’t dealt with his demons.”
That would be Posh Boy then. I hope I don’t cross paths or anything will him again, I don’t think I could trust myself but I know he’s not good for me.
“There’s definitely someone coming along soon. Do you do online dating?”
“Yes you dip in and out and you’ll continue to do that. But you’re very cautious these days. This isn’t a bad thing. You’ve learnt all your lessons and you’re ready. You’ve done all the hard work and you just want the man now.”
“There’s definitely one coming soon. You’ll meet on RSVP. Make a wish, shuffle the cards and choose 3 cards”
I lay out three cards and she looks at them and laughs.
“What did you wish for?”
Love and babies
“There you go. Love [2 cards with men] and babies [family card]. Looks like you might have a choice of men. He’s a talker. He likes to talk and uses his mind a lot for his job. He’s an expert in his profession. And your child is going to be a talker just like their Dad.”
So let’s see if comes true. There’s enough truth in there about work and Mum for me to believe she has some some sort of gift. Let’s just hope the talkative man who’s an expert in his field turns up soon.