|Larger than life itself|
The funeral Mass took place at the Little Oratory and was celebrated by Father McHardy who clearly had never seen such an unconventional hearse
He handled it with great sang-froid
Marisa was never, in life or death, someone to stick with boring convention and the picture below testifies to that.
Her late husband, Lindsay, was the force behind the phenomenal growth of Haymarket Publishing.
Though Michael Heseltine claimed to have started Campaign, in reality, it was Marisa and Lindsay who came up with the idea.
In fact, the first issue was made up on their kitchen table!
But then Heseltine is a politician..... truth and politics are uncomfortable bedfellows as we all know.