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Wimborne Contactee Case - UFO Sightings, Orbs, Paranormal Activity

Updated: Aug 25, 2019

Birmingham UFO Group Case Report Author: Dave Hodrien Release Date: 01/11/2010

For reasons of anonymity pseudonyms have been used


Christina lives in Wimborne, Dorset, with her husband Robert and two children Stuart and Jenny. For the last few years there have been a number of unusual incidents involving spherical UFOs, orbs and other unexplained activity. These events have been witnessed not only by Christina, but sometimes by other members of her family as well. They suggest that either her or her family may be experiencing indirect extraterrestrial contact.

Glowing Orange UFO

In 1970 when Christina was just 2 years old, her brother and father both saw a strange glowing UFO hovering over their house in Bournemouth. One November evening her brother was outside when he witnessed a glowing orange spherical object in the sky. It appeared to have unusual appendages hanging down underneath it, almost like the tentacles of a jellyfish. He called out his father to also see the object. At the time of the sighting Christina was sleeping upstairs in her room.

Apparently the same object was spotted by other witnesses around Bournemouth and Poole, and it was even in the Bournemouth Echo newspaper. Christina's father and brother would often talk of this incident over the years.

Initial Silver Spheres Sighting

It was a Friday morning in August 2007. Christina had been out with her parents to the weekly market in Wimborne, where they too live. It was 10am and she had just left her parents house on Martindale Avenue. It was a sunny day with a mostly clear blue sky, but as she walked down the drive way she noticed an imposing large dark cloud travelling in an Eastward direction.

Aerial map showing location of Martindale Avenue:

Christina was just getting into her car when she looked up into the sky one final time. It was then that she noticed a silver coloured spherical object just behind the dark cloud. It was highly reflective and catching the sun’s rays. It appeared to be about a mile from her position and was at an angle of about 80 degrees in the sky. The object looked solid and Christina could not see any markings on it or means of propulsion. She estimated it was quite small in size, but due to the distance involved it must have been at least a few feet in diameter.

Drawing of one of the spheres based on witness description:

At first the object was wobbling about in the air. Then it proceeded to dive down below the cloud, and then climb back up above it. It was at this point that a second silver sphere, identical to the first, emerged from within the cloud. Christina continued to watch in amazement as the second sphere started dancing around the first in a circular motion. They clearly looked like they were under intelligent control, and Christina knew she was not looking at balloons randomly drifting in the air. She also felt they were highly unlikely to be radio controlled models. The objects seemed interested in the dark cloud for some reason, and remained quite close to it at all times.

Christina continued to watch the objects, and after about a minute suddenly they both flew into the cloud and were lost from sight. She waited and watched a while longer but they did not reappear. She felt that she had definitely seen something out of the ordinary, either some bizarre weather monitoring devices or alien spacecraft.

After the sighting Christina told her parents, her husband Robert and another close friend. They all seemed to believe her story. Her husband asked her about the incident in quite a lot of detail and suggested possible alternative explanations, but none of them seemed to fit what she had witnessed. Later she told other people too, but they just told her she must have imagined the spheres. When she rang up one of her close friends and told her about what happened, her friend informed her that she too had seen an unusual dark cloud over her house in Poole, quite possibly the same cloud. However she had not seen any spheres. Christina decided to check online and it was then that she found out that lots of other people had witnessed spherical silver-coloured UFOs all around the world.

This is a fascinating sighting, and one I feel was probably genuine advanced craft of ET origin. The objects were clearly not conventional aircraft or helicopters due to both their appearance and the movement patterns observed. Because of the seemingly intelligent manoeuvres displayed I feel they are very unlikely to have been silver coloured balloons, weather balloons or inflatables. There is a slim possibility that they were radio controlled models, but if so their means of propulsion was very cleverly disguised. Also it is unlikely two would have been flown at the same time. Could the objects have been military drones of some kind? I guess this is a possibility, but it seems unlikely they would have been flying them directly over a populated town in full view.

Silver spheres are one of the more commonly reported types of ET craft reported. Many believe them to be unmanned because of their usual small size, and they are probably have a scouting or observational purpose. Many contactees have reported seeing silver spheres, both in the sky like Christina’s sighting, and sometimes accompanying the actual beings.

Were the spheres interested in the unusual dark cloud as they appeared to be? Perhaps they were monitoring it, or actually draining electrical energy from it. Another possibility is that there was a larger craft hidden from view inside the cloud, or the entire cloud was actually a craft in disguise. This would explain why the objects seemed to both emerge from and then return to the cloud. There is not much evidence to suggest this was the case, but it it is still worth considering.

Another very good reason that I feel this was a genuine sighting is that it was not the last time she would see these silver spheres.

The Spheres Return

After her initial sighting, Christina did not see the spheres again for a couple of years. Astoundingly her next sighting occurred at the same location as before - Martindale Avenue, and around the same time of day! The date was Friday 21st August 2009. That morning when she awoke she felt different somehow. There was a strange heaviness in her feet, she felt reassured and relaxed. This feeling remained with her as she got on with her day.

After getting ready she went round to visit her parents. She left their house about 10.30am. It was a cloudy day with intermittent sunshine, warm but with a noticeable breeze. She was still close to the driveway, when she suddenly felt the urge to look up into the sky. At the same time she felt herself wishing/asking to see the spheres again. Incredibly, as if in direct response, four silver spheres appeared in the sky to the North of her location right in front of her eyes! They were in a perfect square formation, and looked the same size as the two in 2007 had been. This time they were roughly half a mile from her position, and were about the height that a small plane would fly at.

Almost straight away, Christina called out to her parents, hoping that they would hear her and also witness the spheres. Luckily as planned they did hear her shout, and came out onto the driveway. As they did, the spheres seemed to change colour and became almost the same colour as the clouds, making them much harder to see. However they would still intermittently appear silver.

At first neither of her parents could see what she was staring at. Her father became quite frustrated that he could not see the UFOs. One of the spheres then broke away from the formation and approached a nearby dark-looking cloud. Just as the spheres in 2007 had done, it then started “dancing” around in circular spiralling movements. As it was now more visible, Christina’s mum was finally able to see it and excitedly said she could see a silver ball in the clouds. However her father could still not see any of the spheres, probably due to his poor eyesight.

After about 45 seconds, the three stationary spheres suddenly began to fade away until they had completely disappeared. A few seconds later the fourth moving sphere also vanished without trace. As soon as the spheres had gone, the strange grounding feeling left Christina, proving to her that it had been related to what she had witnessed. Neither of her parents could give an explanation to what the spheres were. Her father was disappointed he had not seen them too. He spent numerous days after the incident looking up at the sky hoping they would return.

Later Christina told Robert and brother about what had happened. Both of them believed her and tried to come up with rational explanations but could not. Her brother was especially fascinated by the sighting, and afterwards he too looked up into the sky for periods of time hoping to see the spheres.

Again this is a very interesting sighting and numerous theories and assumptions can be made from it. Firstly, this second sighting seemed to confirm that these spheres were out of the ordinary and not just misidentification of balloons or other mundane objects. They also seemed to be related directly to Christina, and be there on her behalf. As both sightings took place in the same location, you may feel that it was this that was the link between the two. However this would ignore the fact that on the second occasion, Christina had a strange feeling for a number of hours before the incident, a feeling which left directly after the sighting finished. Also the spheres appeared in front of her eyes as she looked up and thought about them – it was almost as if they displayed themselves to her on purpose.

When she called out her parents, it is intriguing that the spheres appeared to change colour and from then on appeared less silver and more like the colour of the clouds which were above them. Perhaps this was just down to lighting, and due to circumstances they were reflecting the colour of the clouds more than they had been at the start of the sighting. However I feel that they may have done this on purpose to disguise their presence and make it hard for Christina’s parents to see them. If the spheres really were there because of Christina and were observing what was taking place, this is not really farfetched, and could actually have been a possibility.

Another fascinating link to the initial sighting is the fact that once again one of the spheres approached a dark cloud and began performing strange circling manoeuvres. I feel this cannot just be a random coincidence, and that whatever the spheres were doing in the 2007 sighting was again being done this time. It is a mystery why only one of the spheres did this rather than all four.

Perhaps the feeling that Christina had when she woke up that morning was a subconscious knowing that she would soon get to see the spheres again. Or perhaps she was being observed in some way by them, and this was the cause behind what she experienced. I certainly feel that it is related to what took place.

Coloured Orbs

In the first week of September 2009, the family were putting on a party at their house for Christina's great uncle. They were all inside the house when suddenly Christina felt the urge to go out into the back garden and take photographs. She could not explain where this feeling came from. She grabbed the camera and headed outside. She aimed the camera into the air and took a photograph. As the flash went off she saw a strange sparkle of light, as if the flash had bounced off something the air.

When she looked at the photograph, she was amazed to see two colourful orbs on it, one red coloured and on the left of the photo, the other green and on the right.

Cropped views of the red and green orbs:

In the following days, Christina decided to do an experiment. Every night she would go outside and take photographs, trying to capture more orbs on film. Most of the time this was unsuccessful and nothing would show up. But on one occasion when she tried asking in her mind for them to appear, she managed to capture some other brightly coloured orbs including a golden one, and some unusual white orbs which appeared to have holes or dark areas in them.

Cropped view of the golden coloured orb:

Cropped view of the orange orb:

Cropped views of the white orbs:

The orbs which Christina has photographed are interesting and indeed very colourful. Contactees often report seeing orbs like these, either visually or on photographs they have taken. There definitely appears to be some kind of link between orbs and contact. However there is always the possibility that one’s captured on camera are nothing more than small particles or water droplets drifting past the lens, or reflections caused by the camera flash. I believe that the dark areas seen on the white orbs have probably been caused by the camera aperture, and are not necessarily holes or dark areas within them. Regarding the first photograph, red and green are two of the three primary colours, one of the orbs was on the left of the photo, one on the right. Could this have been caused by unusual light reflection? On the other hand on the first occasion Christina did feel a strange urge to go outside and take the photo in the first place, and she did see a sparkle of light as it was taken which looked like it had glinted off something in the air.

The Small Glowing Orb

Later in September 2009, while searching the net for other sightings of spheres, Christina came across a man from America who claimed to be able to make them appear at will. She wondered if the spheres were somehow attracted to peoples energy when they thought about them intensely. Towards the end of the month, Christina thought she would try this out herself. She did not expect anything to happen and was just curious.

It was 1pm and a clear, still and sunny afternoon. Christina stepped out into the back garden of her house. She stared up into the sky and started to visualise seeing the orbs. Almost immediately she thought she could see little flashes of silver against the blue sky, but no actual spheres appeared.

She then noticed a buzzard flying overhead. While she was looking at it, a small glowing orb flew in front of her vision! It was about the size of a large marble and was about 30 feet high at roughly the same height as the roof of the house. It was glowing an intense white colour. Fascinated by it, Christina watched as it began to fly down the garden towards a silver birch tree. As it moved it appeared to wobble back and forth. It went up into the branches of the tree and then stopped moving, almost as if it was waiting for her to approach it.

Christina gained her thoughts and wanted to capture a photograph of the orb so she would have some physical proof of its existence. She quickly ran into the lounge and grabbed her camera, which happened to be out on the table. She went back outside and could still see the orb hovering at the back of the tree. She ran towards it to take a photo. As she approached, it very quickly moved up over the next door neighbours oak tree. Christina could no longer see the orb clearly but took many photographs in the hope that it would be captured on film.

When she checked the photographs she realised she had managed to capture it as it flew away from the oak tree and disappeared. She showed the photograph to her family and friends and told them all about what had happened. She felt quite privileged to have seen the orb, and certainly believed that it had appeared because of what she had been doing.

Below is the photograph that shows the white orb:

Here is a zoomed view of the orb: