But when Monica's husband, Jimmy, became terminally ill, she had to say goodbye to the ultimate rebel for good.

"There was no way I could focus on Jimmy with James around," said Monica, 60, who is a member of the Psychic Circle. "I remember sitting in my living room one day and said to him, 'There's no use hanging about - I will love you to eternity, but you have to go. You have to cross over'.

"He still hangs around now and again, I know he does."