SHY LIFE PODCAST - INTERVIEWS

A curated episode list by
ShyYeti
Creation Date August 26th, 2019
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The Shy Life Podcast is known for it's sillier episodes - but over the years we have also released many conversations with interesting friends and podcasters; here is just a selection...
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 11: OH, JULIE...
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Here we are for episode ELEVEN!! This time Mr Yeti is speaking to Julie Howell, who he has known for twenty years... Find out how they met and all about what happened when Julie was briefly Mr Yeti's manager... They also discuss politics, music and pets - and you'll hopefully find it quite an inspiring chat! This episode also features some further poems from Mr Yeti's Poetry Café show earlier in July 2016. Episode 12 should be ready within the first few days of August! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 11 was recorded between the 8th and the 12th July 2016. As of this episode I am proud to announce that we are now officially part of the Pride48 family of podcasts. This episode is also available on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also on Soundcloud at: https://soundcloud.com/shyyeti/the-shy-life-podcast-11-oh-julie
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 12: MY WIFE AND THE POET...
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Here we are for episode TWELVE!! This time Mr Yeti is speaking to two different friends - the first he has known for many years and the second he only just met for the first time in person last month. Guest Number One is Mr Yeti's Pretend-Wife, Jo who he first met exactly twenty years ago to the month and Guest Number Two is Rich Harris - one of the poets from July's A YETI WAY OF THINKING Poetry Café Show. This episode also includes poems by both Paul and Rich that were recorded on that night, but which have not yet appeared on the podcast. My latest book is called A YETI WAY OF THINKING which can be bought from www.lulu.com... Rich Harris(@richie_rich77 on Twitter) has a book, DARK which can be purchased from Amazon.co.uk. I am aiming to get episode 13 of the show ready before mid-August! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 12 was recorded between the 8th and the 21st July 2016.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 15: A VERY SMELLIE V.I.P.
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Here we are for episode FIFTEEN - and it's a very special one because we've got Toppie Smellie as a guest and without Toppie there would be no SHY YETI PODCAST! Toppie and Mr Yeti discuss all manner of podcasting business and also compare notes on their many various projects over the years. Toppie also gets to speak with another show regular! I am aiming to get episode 16 of the show ready before the end of August! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. Special effects by  Soundbible. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 15 was recorded on the 23rd July 2016, with links recorded on 15th August 2016.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 18: WE ARE FAMILY... (MEET BEE-BUMBLE!!)
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Here we are for episode EIGHTEEN - and I have recorded probably the strangest and silliest episode yet! My brother, Graham and niece, Alena were visiting my parents and it gave me the chance to catch up with them. I'd not seen them for three years! Things all begin quite normally with a chat about horror films and music - but then suddenly things take an odd turn... Have you ever heard of the band, Bee-Bumble!? No... But you will do... Wanna try Alena's jelly-bean challenge! (I'd take care if I were you!) There is also a new prose piece from Mr Yeti, BUTTERFLY HONEY. It really is a bizarre episode, but fun, I hope!! Thank you to Graham, Alena for appearing on this show and also to mum and dad who also briefly cameo. I am aiming to get episode 19 of the show ready in the week or so! Please email me at shyyeti@yahoo.co.uk if you have any comments. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 18 was recorded between the 24th and the 25th July 2016. BUTTERFLY HONEY appears on my blog at the following link: http://thedaffypoet.blogspot.co.uk/2016_07_31_archive.html This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and is also available from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 25: PAPERBACK WRITER  (OTHER FORMATS AVAILABLE)
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Here we are for episode TWENTY-FIVE - and we have a new guest - her name is Julie Archer and not only have we known one another for twenty years, but she is just about to publish her first book! We discuss writing and self-publishing and also music, TV and trips we have shared together abroad. I also have some poems to share with you from my collection, THE SHY LIFE (2009) and there are also messages from a number of familiar voices! Our next episode, number 26 - will be out in early October. Thank you again to Julie for being my special guest this time. 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 25 was recorded between the 20th and the 25th September 2016. Julie's website is: https://juliearcherwrites.wordpress.com/ and her book can be bought from Amazon in Kindle and Paperback editions.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 33: HEY! HEY! IT'S HAUNTCUB!!
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Here we are for episode THIRTY THREE!! This time we speak to friend of the podcast (and friend to yeti in general) Jay The Hauntcub! This isn't the first time we've spoken to Jay - as he appeared in our Halloween episode, but it's the first time that we've had the chance to natter about other matters. This episode also features some comments from our regulars team. Our next episode, number 34 - is (hopefully) another of our experiments in LIVE broadcasting! (That's if it records, of course!!) 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 33 was recorded between the 8th and the 13th October 2016. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 37: THE DAMEUS TWINKLEHORN SHOW...
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Here we are for episode THIRTY SEVEN - which is here by way of being an unscheduled intermission between our two Venice episodes. Episode 37 is all about Dameus Twinklehorn and is the pilot edition of his very own show - where, on this occasion, he interviews Brenda Boo, Toppie Smellie and ThatPeterG; it all goes well, at least to begin with!! The regular cast offer their support and Mr Yeti also pads out the show by sharing some reflections on his appearance on LOTSL back in August and also re-visits his recent Halloween trip to Pickle Hollow via Episode 425 of The Smellcast, entitled Halloween Hootenanny 4. Next time we'll be back for Episode 38 of THE SHY LIFE PODCAST and this really will be Part 2 of our adventures over in Venice. Thank you to Brenda, Toppie and Peter for allowing me to use clips from their shows. 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, with sound-effects by Soundbible. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2016. Episode 37 was recorded on and off between the 12th August and the 30th November 2016. This episode is available to download on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 49: D.J. AND THE DUCHESS...
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Here we are for episode FORTY NINE - where, battling technical difficulties, Mr Yeti catches up with D.J. Starsage and The Duchess Sue from the Faraway Nearby Podcast. We also hear from some of the regulars. Our next episode, number 50 - sees Mr Yeti reunited with his favourite gang of podcasters from Pickle Hollow. It'll be out soon!! 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 49 was recorded between the 27th November 2016 and the 12th January 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 51: PEEK-A-BOO...
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Here we are for episode FIFTY ONE - where we are pleased and privileged to welcome Brenda Boo back to the show for a proper chitter-chat. There are also some poems - some wintery walks and we also catchup with some of our regulars. Our next episode, number 52 - will be our special Valentine's Day show. Don't worry, we're taking the cynical approach - we won't be presenting anything too sickly! Anyway, it'll be out by the 14th, if not slightly before!! 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. Thank you to Brenda Boo for agreeing to be out guest this episode. *Additional thanks to Tim and James from Tastes Like Burning for allowing me to use clips from their show. This episode and all contents, except for *, are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 51 was recorded between 19th November 2016 and the 20th January 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 55: EIGHTIES NIGHT...
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Here we are for episode FIFTY FIVE - and we're pleased to be able to welcome back Erik from The Hysteria Continues Podcast as we turn our attentions to 1980s music and fashions. There are poems too and plenty of interaction with our regulars. Our next episode, number 56 should be a recording of our 5th live show - as performed between about 9 and 10pm GMT on Sunday 19th February 2017. 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 55 was recorded between the 25th and 27th January 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 66: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO THATPETERG...
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Here we are for episode SIXTY SIX - where Paul finally gets the chance to speak to ThatPeterG from LOTSL. They discuss a whole range of subjects from music to films, from food and travel to books and pets - and then loads more on top of that! There is also a flashback to the time that Dameus interviewed the LOTSL crew. Our next episode, number 67 is currently being edited by our crack team of podcast editors... (Hurry up, Deeley - you're taking ages!) but we're not quite sure which one will be ready first... Anyway! It'll be out soon! 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 66 was recorded on 2nd April 2017 (although it was mostly still the 1st April for Peter!). This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 77: SHY YETI CATCHES UP!!
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Here we are for episode SEVENTY SEVEN - where this time we are  catching up with Catching Up star Mike Lawson - over in San Francisco... We also hear from the regulars and Ikk The Alien reads the world a poem. Our next episode, number 78 involves a trip out to a slightly mysterious pub, where Mr Yeti meets a number of old friends and has a State Of The Podcast meeting with the regulars. Following that, episode 79 should be our next live show where we will be discussing the first year of the 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 we'll include it on the show. The music is by Shy Yeti and Luca. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 77 was recorded on the 9th May 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 81: BOOK-SHOPS AND BATTLERS...
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Here we are for episode EIGHTY ONE - where this time Paul heads to Oxford with Yeti Uncle John and Ikk to buy some books for the library - on the way he shares poems recently recorded on Radio Wey and also an exclusive interview with Scotty The Aussie-battler, Pride48 podcaster-supreme. Thank you to Scotty, Tim Mitchell and Nathan Jones for appearing this time!  Our next episode, number 82 - sees Ikk receiving a special gift from his Uncle Toppie from Pickle Hollow! I'm away on and off for the next couple of weeks - but I hope to have episode 82 with you very soon, so 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, 2017.  Episode 81 was recorded between the 17th and the 23rd May 2017.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 94: TEA WITH TAFFY...
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Here we are for episode NINETY FOUR - where this time Paul speaks with another member of Pride48 Royalty, Taffy Carlisle Huffington from Pod Is My Co-pilot and talk about many of her favourite things. The regulars also call in and - of course - there are also a few poems! Our next episode, number 95 - will be an extended edition of our 11th Pride48 show which is happening at 4pm (EDT) / 9pm (GMT) on Sunday 16th July 2017. 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, 2017.  Episode 94 was recorded on the 7th July 2017.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 102: CAUSING A HULLABALOO - WITH BABALOO!!
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Here we are for episode ONE HUNDRED AND TWO - where this time we listen into a chat between Mr Yeti and Pride48's Babaloo! There are also poems and we hear from some of the regulars; Aunt Tappie is also hoping to connect with Ikk! Thanks to Babaloo for agreeing to be interviewed, to our regulars for connecting and also to Aunt Tappie for contributing some important messages. Our next episode, number 103 is our 12th live Pride48 show and Ikk is looking for someone to share a secret with! Do join us, won't you? It'll be a party! 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, 2017.  Episode 102 was recorded between the 22nd July and 8th August 2017. 
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 109: SO GOOD TO HEAR YOU...
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Here we are for episode 109 - where Mr Yeti not only catches up with his regular cast but also three very special guests. We hear from Wifey Jo, Toppie Smellie and also close confidante of Charlie Grrr Dr Neph. There are also poems and prose too, of course! Our next episode, number 110, is our 13th live Pride48 show as broadcast on Sunday 17th September 2017. To find out more, please 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, 2017.  Episode 109 was recorded between the 15th May and the 11th September 2017. 
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 112: A LILLE FRENCH ADVENTURE...
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Here we are for episode 112 - where this time we head to Lille, France with Old School Friend Harry, for our 30th friendship anniversary where all our big decisions are made by the roll of a dice. To find out all about the weekend do please join us! Thank you to Harry and also to Wifey Jo for their contributions this time around! Next time, for episode 113 we will be heading for a classic TV and film convention where both Bettina and Dameus are the star guests!! 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, 2017.  Episode 112 was recorded between the 13th September and 2nd October 2017. 
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 126: SHY YETI MEETS THE GEEKY GAY!
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Here we are for episode ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIX and this time we get to chat with Adam Burns from Pride48 on all manner of subjects - favourite music, films, food, books, travel destinations - whether he's a dog or a cat person and how he got into podcasting in the first place. Adam also talks about his time living in the UK! Our next episode, number sees us returning to Q Gardens to see how Dusty The Scone-eating Dandelion is doing. Find out who next time! 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, 2017. Episode 126 was recorded on the 25th November 2017. 
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 128: OOOH 'ECK, IT'S DEADIEGRAMS!!
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Here we are for episode ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY EIGHT and it's time for us to catch up with a true Pride48 celebrity - and probably the only undead member of the team; yes - it's Deadiegrams!! Not only does she speak with Mr Yeti but the other regulars get to say hello too! All this and we also delve into the past with some of Paul's old filming pals, including scenes from Sutton Park in 1995 and a sketch from Beeches Broadcasting with Harry F from 2000. Also Yeti Uncle John and Ikk sing together!! Our next episode, number 129 sees us following Yeti Uncle John with an update on his recent attempts at being a tour guide! Do join us, won't you?! Special thanks to Tim from Tastes Like Burning for organising the interview with Deadiegrams and with much additional appreciation to all involved with the archive clips used during this episode. 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, 2017.  Episode 128 was recorded between 15th November and the 7th December 2017. 
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 137: INVASION OF THE NERDS!!
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Here we are for episode 137 in which Mr Yeti returns to Salisbury where he chats with Nick Goodman and their mutual friend Andy C; Andy and Paul started off as pen-pals in the late 80s, but that's just the beginning of the story... There are also some clips from early Sutton Park episodes that Andy appeared in - as well as a previously unreleased comedy sketch recorded back in 2000! Our next episode, 138 is officially sanctioned a very special friend of the show - our purry pal, Deeley The Cat! 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, 2018.  Episode 137 was recorded between 2nd and 4th December 2017, with material from the archives dating back to the 1990s.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 164: L.O.T.S.L.'S ONE AND ONLY DOCTOR STONE!
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Here we are for episode 164 in which we chat with Dr Wesley Stone from the L.O.T.S.L. Little Show. Mr Yeti has been looking forward to this for ages and I think you'll agree that it's a fun chitter-chat, well worth the wait! Paul and Wes discuss music, films, TV, travel, food, hobbies, books and exactly how Dr Stone became involved in podcasting in the first place! There is so much to talk about that the regulars don't get much of a look-in; but that's okay - they deserve a week off sometimes. Our next episode, number 165 is coming soon - but we're not completely sure what it's going to be about!  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. Sound effects by Paul Chandler. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2018.  Episode 164 was recorded on Thursday 12th April 2018.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 171: LET ME INTRODUCE YOU TO BEVERLEY!
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In a change to our scheduled episode we have a true SHY LIFE PODCAST exclusive in which we meet Paul work-mate - Beverley - who we have wanted to interview since episode 1! We discuss work, issues in soaps and studying for degrees in the evening whilst juggling a busy family! We had great fun - she will definitely be back soon; we hope you enjoy our conversation! There are also a couple of poems - a clip from the archives - comments from the regulars and we also hear from Calum who has just been to a garden party with The Queen.(We're not making it up, for once... Well...) Our next episode, number 172 returns us to our originally scheduled episode where we head to Radio Wey for a very poetic turn of events. 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. Sound effects by Paul Chandler and Soundbible. Thanks to Beverley, Calum, Nick G for digitising and also to Ceri who appears in the S.P. clip. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2018. Episode 171 was recorded on 1st June 2018, with one slight re-recording on 2nd June 2018; the brief Sutton Park clip comes from late 1993.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 211: WHAT'S THE FREAKQUINCY, YETI!?
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Here we are for episode 211! This time Mr Yeti talks with Freakquincy from The Gay Wasteland podcast. We talk about our shared love of music - and also about singing! Not only that but we discuss films, books, travel and food! Our next episode, number 212 sees Paul and Nick reunited for a show about the big hits of 1979! 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. Sound effects by Paul Chandler. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2018. Episode 211 was recorded on the 11th November 2018.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 226: BY GEORGE!! IT'S GEORGE IN ATLANTA!!
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Here we are for episode 226! This time Mr Yeti talks with George In Atlanta about his favourite music, films and books - not to forget some chatter about podcasting, food and travel... Our next episode, #227 sees us exploring all manner of bits and pieces that have been recorded in recent months that we've not yet had a chance to share! (Blame Christmas!) 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. Sound effects by Paul Chandler and Soundbible. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2019. Episode 226 was recorded on the 12th November 2018.
THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - 275: OFF TO THE MOVIES WITH DJ AND TOPPIE!
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Here we are for episode 275!  In a change to our scheduled episode Paul catches up with DJ Starsage and Toppie Smellie to look back at the films that they discussed during the first season of their new podcast, Matinee Minutiae! Thank you to Toppie and DJ for use of clips featuring Bettina Du Pres and Aunt Tappie from episode 20 of MM. Our next episode, #276 sees us discussing the recent Pride48 New Orleans Expo - most specifically a contest that some of our team auditioned for; all that and we hear from someone who was actually at the Expo itself!  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, 2019. Episode 275 was recorded between the 18th and 19th August 2019.