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.
William Wallace once said (in a film) “Every man dies, not every man really lives” and what is certain is that you haven’t lived until you’ve eaten deep fried haggis in the Rainbow Restaurant in Musselburgh. Clarkie enjoyed it so much last year that this June he’s heading north again for a second helping. To