News just in on Lard Island is that Richard “Tricky Dicky” Ansell (the world’s greatest living sculptor, alive or dead) has finished the greens for the Hugh Jarce figure hat we’re going to be giving away with the first 500 copies of I Ain’t Been Shot Mum when it is released in a few weeks time.
Tricky has really managed to capture the larger-than-life character of Jarce, the biggest Big Man of all, as he storms forward, his Tommy gun spitting lead towards a hapless foe.
It was all going wrong. The platoon had advanced towards the small farmhouse at the foot of the rise, hampered by the dense bocage which was strewn across the Norman countryside. As the lead section advanced through the small orchard a hail of bullets had torn through the branches of the apple trees and sent