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NHS Drug Free Hernia Operation (Only Hypnosis) – Big Thanks.

by Dave Sabat 19 December 2012

Yesterday (18th December 2012) a para-umbilical hernia repair was carried out at Watford General Hospital as part of the normal NHS routine. The thing that made this different was that it was me being operated on and I didn’t have any drugs. No general or local anaesthetic. The only pain medication was my mind because […]

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Derren Brown – Hero at 30,000 feet

by Dave Sabat 9 September 2010

Hm-mm, I watched this and must admit to mixed feelings. Derren Brown is someone who I find incredibly entertaining, his “tricks” using misdirection, showmanship etc. mostly leave me amazed and gobsmacked but as a fan I felt pretty let down. There were no “whoa” moments for me, none. Derren’s use of traditional hypnosis is obvious to […]

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