Sunday, February 16, 2020

IT'S TIME TO HAVE A (TRIP TO) BATH!!!

...OR MR YETI'S FIRST HOLIDAY OF 2020!

Hello beasties!


This time we're going to be sharing with you some stories and photos from our recent trip to Bath - our first holiday of 2020 and we've also news on some of the latest episodes of the podcast...

Let's get started - we begin by heading back to the Summer of 2019 for another holiday which we never got around to telling you about!!

THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 312:
SHY YETI AND THE FAKE BEASTS OF OLD LOCH NESS!

Here we are for episode 312! Apologies for hoarding this one for a while! It was recorded way back in July 2019! In it we join Paul and Calum as they head back to Dunbar in Scotland for a few days. Nessie is having problems with imposters and seeks help with the podcast gang. We also speak to Lisa and Trowby from Round The Archives about some quite obscure "mythical" beasties. Our next episode, #313 sees us celebrating ten years of one of Mr Yeti's poetic endeavours! Do join us, won't you?! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments - you can even send me a sound-file and I'll include it. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2020. Episode 312 was recorded between the 12th and 30th July 2019.

This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud at the following link:

312: https://soundcloud.com/shyyeti/shy-yeti-and-the-fake-beasts-of-old-loch-ness

Next up - we're having a 10th anniversary party for one of my books!

THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 313:
A BELATED 10TH BIRTHDAY FOR SOME YETI VERSE!

Here we are for episode 313!  This time Paul belatedly celebrates the third of three 10 year poetry collection anniversaries during 2019 - this one rather aptly is called "The Shy Life". Paul shares some of the adventures that framed the writing of this book - including a two and half week travelling Europe in the Summer of 2009. Not only does Paul read some of his favourite pieces but a number of the regulars also do versions. Our next episode, #314 sees us presenting our Valentine's Day episode for 2020! It's never an easy day for everyone to celebrate - but we'll try!  Do join us, won't you?! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments - you can even send me a sound-file and I'll include it on the show. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2020. Episode 313 was recorded between the 12th and 14th August 2019, with a brief message recorded on Thursday 23rd January 2020.

This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud at the following link:

313: https://soundcloud.com/shyyeti/the-shy-life-podcast-313-a-belated-10th-birthday-for-some-yeti-verse

The poems from "THE SHY LIFE" that feature in this episode include:

AN ESKIMO IN MY TEA
ARREST ME, HANDSOME
COLIN THE CUSTARD-EATING SPIDER
COMPLETE ME!
A FETE WORSE THAN DEATH!
FULL OF HOT AIR!
HOORAY FOR BEARS!
I MUST HAVE BEEN REALLY BAD...
IF YETI WERE SHY
KISS ME QUICK (Bettina)
LOVE'S SWEET GUESSING GAME (Dameus)
MAKE ALL YOUR LIES TRUE (Yeti Uncle John)
MAKING TOAST FOR THE ENEMY (Cromitty)
MY CREATIVE GNU
RESCUING BEAR-CUBS ON BUSES (Martin)
THE UNAFFORDABLE FJORD (Ikk)
WARM SHEETS
WOLF-WHISTLING WORK-MEN

As mentioned, our next episode is our Valentine's Day Special for 2020... Uh-oh!

THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 314:
SHY YETI'S VALENTINE'S DAY HUG - 2020!

Here we are for episode 314! It's a tricky time of year and Mr Yeti is never certain quite how to celebrate it... well, this is our attempt for 2020!! All thoughts are on old friends - who should have been experiencing their first Valentine's Day as a married couple. Where IS Dameus? Cromitty, Yeti Uncle John and Martin consider how to find him - whilst Paul and Ikk go to visit Bettina and find her dealing with single life in her own unique way! Thank you to all the regulars for their help - to Jay The Hauntcub and Martin Holmes for their assistance. Our next episode, #315 sees us going LIVE on the stream for February 2020!  Do join us, won't you?! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments - you can even send me a sound-file! The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. Sound effects by Paul Chandler and Soundbible. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2020. Episode 314 was recorded between the 13th and 24th January 2020, with additional "guest" material received in early February 2020 and a brief Sutton Park clip from Valentine's Day 1996, (#1235). Our Special Guest - Cuthbert, recorded his contribution on 11th February 2020.

This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud at the following link:

314: https://soundcloud.com/shyyeti/the-shy-life-podcast-314-shy-yetis-valentines-day-hug-2020

Next up - and in a change to the schedule - Harry and I present to you some more of our singing!


THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 315:
TOO MUCH INFORMATION FOR MISTER YETI!

Here we are for episode 315!  This time we have a change to our scheduled episode and here - sooner than expected - we are back with Harry to having another sing-song! The regulars share some thoughts and Paul even gets expert training from Tallulah Twinklehorn! Thank you to Harry F for being our guest and for sharing his new song with us - we hope you enjoy it. Our next episode, #316 sees us going out LIVE for our February 2020 Pride48 show. Do join us, won't you?! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments - you can even send me a sound-file and I'll include it. The music is by Shy Yeti, Harry F and Luca. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2020, except for the song itself which is Copyright Harry F, 2020. Episode 315 was recorded between the 16th and 19th August 2019, although Harry worked on the song "Too Much Information" into late 2019 and we recorded one last brief comment on the 21st December 2019.

This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud at the following link:

315: https://soundcloud.com/shyyeti/the-shy-life-podcast-315-too-much-information-for-shy-yeti

Next up we have a few photos from the recent Bath trip - with a lot more set aside for when the actual episode that was recorded during the holiday is released. These are mainly from The Roman Baths - right opposite where we were staying; taken on the penultimate day of our holiday - the weather wasn't great that day, so it was the perfect place to visit and I'd like to go back.


Next time we'll have more podcast news, but that's all for now...

Take care - more soon,

Yeti hugs,

Paul (aka Shy Yeti) xx



SHY LIFE PODCAST SHOWS...

COMING SOON!!


February is here - in fact it's been here for a while now and we have lots of new episodes in the pipe-line! Our schedule list does tend to change every time I post, but right about now this is a pretty good guide to the episodes that we are hoping to release over the next few months; not to forget our monthly LIVE episode! Anyway - take a look at what else we have in store...

Anyway, here is our current schedule!

316. Live Pride48 Show - February 2020

More craziness LIVE on Pride48!

317. Saying Goodbye To LOTSL...

When one of their favourite podcasts calls it a day the gang worry about how Ikk will take the news!

318. A Trip To Bath With Shy Yeti!

Paul and Toby head to Bath for a little winter holiday - let's see what they get up to!

319. Ikk's Questions Round The Archives!

Ikk has questions for the RTA gang - but will Yeti Uncle John's curiosity get the better of him!?

320. A Surprise Visitor!

Mr Yeti receives a surprise visitor - and there is plenty of chatter!

321. The Genie And The Magician!

Toppie Smellie is visiting - keen to help Yeti Uncle John with his magic, whilst meanwhile Ikk picks up a mysterious bottle from a garage sale at Bettina's house; what could be inside!?

322. Chatting With My Bro!

Paul catches up with his brother Graham for a bit of a chat - he's making some veggie sausages though - so please excuse the clattering!

323. Live Pride48 Show - March 2020

More weirdness LIVE on Pride48!

324. Keeping Mum...

Nick and I share more interesting conversations with our mothers for Mother's Day - 22 March 2020!

325. Hits Of The Jubilee Year!

Nick and I discuss the big hits of 1977 as we approach the 1970s backwards... Weird, aye!?!

326. Rumours From Behind The Scenes

It may be a new year on the show - but there are mysterious things going on behind the scenes! Special guest star: Niece Alena

327. Shy Yeti's Poetic Debut!

Bettina asks Paul to read a newly written poem at a charity event connected to Control Incorporated!

328. Dr Ikk Will See You Now!

Bettina is in hospital - Yeti Uncle John visits Tallulah - and Ikk gets his tentacles out to help Paul!

329. Shy Yeti And The Podcasting Studios Protest!

When the future of the Podcasting Studios is threatened Paul and the gang go on strike and barricade themselves inside it - but will Control Inc. manage to get their way?

330. Dinner For Two - Plus Two!

Paul and Paul go out for dinner - but little do they realise that some familiar faces are also nearby!

331. Shy Yeti's One Last Word On 2019!

Mr Yeti shares more anecdotes with his special guests concerning Shy Life Podcast 2019 episodes!

332. Live Pride48 Show - April 2020

More weirdness LIVE on Pride48!

333. Whatever Happened To Dusty The Scone-eating Dandelion?

We head back a few months to the summer as Paul and company head to the Isle Of Wight in search of a long-lost friend called Dusty! It's also Calum's birthday!!

334. His Name Is Shy Yeti - But You Can Call Him Bob!

Paul gets anxious about getting called by the wrong name in a coffee shop and the regulars chat!

335. Shy Yeti And The Bubble Of Time!

An accident during one of Ikk's experiments leaves some of the cast trapped in a time-bubble! Yikes!

336. Harry The Fanboy And Other Entertaining Amusements!

Harry talks to Paul about his love for a certain pop group and we also catch up with additional chat!

337. Gordon The Crypt-keeper In Need!

Gordon is back - but he has recently lost his job! Mr Yeti does his best to try and help him out...

338. Nick And Georgina!

Nick and Paul catch up - do an 80s music quiz and Nick introduces us to an old friend...

339. Robot Big Fatty Update!

We join Paul and the gang to see how the Big Fatty Robot is coping with life on The Shy Life little show...

340. Shy Yeti And The Dancing Queen...

Paul and Nick discuss the big hits of 1976 on both sides of the pond!

341. Live Pride48 Show - May 2020

More stupidity LIVE on Pride48!

342. The Truth About Deeley Cat!

When Ikk obtains some new equipment, Paul learns a shocking truth about Deeley's true identity!

343. Charlie Grrr and The Pie With The Pastry Plumage!

Charlie relates the tale of the pie with the pastry plumage... Not everyone is impressed!


### Additionally:

There will - most probably - be live shows every month; but we also have plenty of other episodes either in planning or partially recorded. 

### Shy Yeti's Super Secret Mission!

It is just before Easter and Paul is taking a few days off in the country - only to be contacted out of the blue by a mysterious gentleman who wants him to take part in a super special top secret mission!

### Ikk's Extra Super Special Day Out!

Ikk fixes his space ship and offers to take the regulars on a trip - will Paul regret not going!?

### The Return Of Dameus The Interviewer

Dameus interviews all manner of podcasting celebrities as part of his return to the chat-show circuit.

### The Hidden Truth Of The Shy Life Podcast!

We answer listeners questions about The Shy Life Podcast? Will we ever learn who pushed Zap down the stairs in episode 200 or what happened to Dameus in episode 300? Probably not. Meanwhile there is a difference of opinion on what the "will of the listeners" is on the future of the show.

### The New Caretaker / "Where's Me Booook!?"

What with Yeti Uncle John often being up in space - Bettina gives Paul the details of a caretaker who used to work on her Estate... It seems like a good idea until it becomes evident that this gentleman swings from being extremely lazy to shovelling every last thing into a bin bag... What ever will happen when he reaches the basement and finds all the tat in Cromitty's laboratory; what will happen to all those priceless Sutton Park tapes? For that matter will Cuthbert make it through the night!?!

### Paying Ethel A Visit!

Cuthbert helps Ikk and Paul travel back to 1992 to trace down Ethel The Landlady - but tracing them also seems to trigger a bad reaction to an app that was once installed on him! 

### Bettina and the robot butler

This episode sees Paul visiting Bettina only to find out that the house has recently become robotically automated; also Wifey Jo play a card game with Cuthbert.

### Long Lost Cousin Algernon And The Very Big Revelation!

Paul learns some rather disturbing things about what Long Lost Cousin Algernon has been up to whilst helping Bettina out with her charity... but there are even bigger revelations in store!

### Bits And Bobs and Bobs And Bits - Mk 2

More clips from the archives and recent conversations that don't have a home!!

### Shy Yeti And The Shame Inspectors

Shy Yeti gets more than he expects when he receives a visit from Isaac and Declan from That's A Shame podcast - they are constantly on the lookout for Shame sources - but this time they have Paul in their sights!

### Behind The Scenes - Fiction Within Fiction!

Paul looks back at how he used to film Sutton Park behind the scenes on some of Nick's films - with clips from both Tide Of Freedom and Evil Trophy and the equally as dramatic Sutton Park episodes recorded during these productions. 

### Shy Yeti's Big Surprise!

Paul arranges for Jay The Hauntcub to achieve one of his biggest dreams - he has always wanted to meet a dinosaur... Paul gets Ikk to help... Simple! Nothing will go wrong... Surely not!?

### Episode One Billion

We look forward a year or two to see how things are going for The Shy Life Podcast as we hit episode One Billion. Things are a little more advanced - but all the gang are still on board!!

### The First Last Shy Life Podcast Episode

This is the last episode of The Shy Life Podcast episode... or is it? 
(Recorded in July 2019 - but not scheduled for release, as yet)

### The Second Last Shy Life Podcast Episode

This is our Second attempt at a last episode of The Shy Life Podcast... Might it be real this time!?



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