Byline: KATRINA TWEEDIE
ONE morning, over breakfast, Cassandra Eason's two-year-old son Jack put his spoon down and said: "Oh, daddy's gone roly-poly off his bike, but he's okay". Then he started eating again.
At that moment her husband John, returning home from a night shift on his motorbike, had slipped on a patch of oil and skidded across the motorway.
When he arrived home later, battered and bruised, Cassandra discovered that the accident, which had stopped the clock on the bike, had occurred at the same moment Jack had looked up to tell her the news.
Working as a primary school teacher in Torrieburn, Fife, while bringing up a family, Cassandra was understandably rattled.
She admits: "I would have run a mile from anyone who even mentioned psychic powers. I was a sceptic and wasn't interested in anything like that.
"It was a strange experience, but we just tried to explain it away as bizarre coincidence. It worried me terrifically rather than frightened me."
Cassandra admits she was a person who liked everything orderly. She was bringing up her children to the letter of the children's manuals and was not aware of any particular intuitive link with them.
She says: "I didn't know when they were crying when I wasn't there and I didn't wake up in the night just before them, as some mothers do."
But the incident with Jack had …