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THE SHY LIFE PODCAST

This is THE SHY LIFE PODCAST - each episode provides a glimpse into the slightly batty and bizarre world of Mr Shy Yeti. You will meet his friends, hear tales of his life in the library, travel with him as he gallivants about - and if you're good he might even read you one of his daft poems!
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May 18, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY EIGHT - where this time on the hunt for somewhere more social to hold a State Of The Podcast meeting, Mr Yeti ends up taking Yeti Uncle John, Bettina and Dameus Twinklehorn to a pub which he believed to have closed down... But all is well. It seems to be back! So... What is the truth of the matter? On the way to learning the truth we also stumble across a couple of familiar faces who have popped in on their way home. All this and there are also poems! It's all go! Our next episode, number 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 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 78 was recorded between the 23rd and the 25th March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

May 14, 2017

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.

May 11, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY SIX - where, whilst Mr Yeti shares some previously unheard conversations - Cromitty is busily playing a prank... Cromitty's prank involves recording private conversations in the podcast studio and  Yeti Uncle John, Bettina Du Pres, Charlie Grrr, Dameus Twinklehorn, Mr Yeti himself and also the aliens unwittingly release some red-hot gossip!! The previously unheard conversations are with Toppie Smellie, Nick Goodman and (briefly) Jay The Hauntcub - there are also poems! Our next episode, number 77 - sees Mr Yeti Catching Up with another esteemed member of the Pride48 community. 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 76 was recorded on the 21st April 2017, with unheard conversations recorded between 28th October 2016 and 17th April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

May 4, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY FIVE - where this time Paul takes a trip over to Beargrrria with the infamous Charlie Grrr and encounters some local talent, whilst assisting Charlie in a number of tasks... There are also poems, voice messages from some of our regulars and some recent messages that Mr Yeti has sent to a number of other podcasts; namely Big Fatty Online and The Smellcast. Our next episode, number 76 involves a number of revelations accidentally recorded by Cromitty and a number of unearthed items from the archives ... Do join us, won't you?! We've got quite a few interesting episodes planned for May - and we'll also be celebrating our first anniversary during our live show on Sunday 21st May 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. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017.  Episode 75 was recorded between the 30th January and the 4th May 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

May 1, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY FOUR - where this time we are taking little dragon Albert out for some "puppy-walking", although he is probably better trained than either Mr Yeti or Uncle John... Along the way we also hear some poems and catch up briefly with Nick and Aly. Our next episode, number 75 - will involve a little trip to the country of Beargrrria as the guest of Charlie Grrr... Do join us, won't you? We've got quite a few interesting episodes coming up during May - and we'll also be celebrating our first anniversary during our live show on Sunday 21st May 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. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017.  Episode 74 was recorded between the 30th January and 1st May 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 29, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY THREE - where this time we take a ride on a London Bus - allowing various regulars to hop on and to catch up with Mr Yeti. Each guest is "rewarded" with a poem from Shy himself! We even talk briefly with Harry F at the end of the episode - so you will learn how he has been too. Thank you also to Big Fatty for the use of a clip from Episode 2404 of BIG FATTY ONLINE, on which I was featured on 31/03/17. Our next episode, number 74 - will be our first episode released in May and in it we will be busy puppy-walking our pet dragon, Albert! Do join us, won't you? We've got quite a few interesting episodes planned for May - and we'll also be celebrating our first anniversary during our live show on Sunday 21st May 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. All content of this episode is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017.  Episode 73 was recorded between the 19th and 20th April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 26, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY TWO - where this time we begin our hunt for Bold Sasquatch; although Shy and Yeti Uncle John are not the only ones on that search. Paul also shares with you some of his writings and we catch up with what Bert and Gert have been doing. Thanks also to Toby W for his brief cameo this time. Our next episode, number 73 sees us all heading off on a London have having a bit of a chatter with some of the regulars whilst riding on the top of a London bus. 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 72 was recorded between the 25th January and the 21st March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 23, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY ONE - where this time we catch up with Mr Toppie Smellie once again. This time Mr Yeti has three questions for our friend from The Smellcast; questions that cover the topics of music, naming pets and cooking... There are also a number of bemusing sketches, some poems and we also hear from the regulars. Our next episode, number 72 - begins our search for Bold Sasquatch, whilst episode 73 involves a big long chat with the regulars on a bus between London Victoria and St Paul's Cathedral! 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. This episode was recorded between the 1st and 5th April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 18, 2017

Here we are for episode SEVENTY - where this time we have two guests (oh, and a surprise one - but more about that later!) Our first guest is poet and writer, Tom McColl who has recorded us some pieces from his latest book, Being With Me Will Help You Learn and our second guest is our old friend Carey our American Correspondent who lives and works in France and who we spoke to a couple of times back in 2016. At short notice we also have some extra content in this episode, especially if you're a Dr Who fan - as Jay The Hauntcub and I discuss our thoughts on the first episode Season 10 (2017), along with a number of other related topics. Our next episode, number 71 sees have having a bit of a chatter with Toppie Smellie and friends. 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. Please Note: There is a slight crackle during Carey's interview, but hopefully this will not spoil your enjoyment of this conversation. Tom McColl owns the copyright to all his work included in this show, but all other content is Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 70 was recorded between the 6th and the 17th April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 17, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY NINE - a recording of our live show from Sunday 16th April 2017!! This time I discuss what I've been up to - interact with the chat-room, discuss future episodes and catch up with some of the regulars! We speak to Bettina via satellite and she offers her advice for a number of listeners who have written in. All this and Yeti Uncle John also makes it to the studio - but only just!! Our next episode, number 70 - includes some poems by a guest poet, whilst we also catch up with one of our guests from last year. 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. Pre-recorded segments of episode 69 were recorded between the 23rd March and the 5th April 2017, with the actual show performed on the 16th of April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 13, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY EIGHT - where Paul remains trapped on The Other Side and Yeti Uncle John only notices that he is missing when he doesn't show up for Dameus Twinklehorn's big debut in the play, Art. Whilst Paul meets a few odd characters - John and Toppie do their best to him home - but failing that they have some pre-recorded footage of Mr Yeti reading his poems to keep the audience distracted. Special Guest Stars this time include Toppie Smellie (The Smellcast and LOTSL) TLB Tim, (Tastes Like Burning) and Jay The Hauntcub (LOTSL). Our Special Guest this episode is Her Magnificence, Madame Deadigrams! Some sections were scripted by Paul Chandler, with ad-libs by the cast. Our next episode, number 69 - is a version of our 7th live show! Episode 70, which follows soon after, sees us being both poetic, whilst we also revisit an old friend!! Tastes Like Burning, LOTSL and The Smellcast are all available from iTunes. 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 68 was recorded between the 4th February and the 13th April 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 9, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY SEVEN - where Paul and Yeti Uncle John begin recording their latest episode - but once they are done some rather odd things begin to happen to Mr Yeti after he jumps on the wrong bus. It may take a little while for him to get back too!! Guest stars in this episode include Toppie Smellie, TLB Tim and Deadiegrams. Some sections were scripted by Paul Chandler, with ad-libs by the cast. Thank you to TLB Tim and TLB James for the use of a small section of episode 222 of Tastes Like Burning, Copyright TLB, 2016. Our next episode, number 68 - sees Mr Yeti continuing his adventure on "the other side..." in the second part of a two part adventure!! It'll be out soon!! Both Tastes Like Burning and The Smellcast are available from iTunes. 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 67 was recorded between the 4th February and the 3rd March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Apr 5, 2017

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.

Apr 2, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY FIVE - where Paul launches into an enthusiastic waffle about some of the things that he is currently keen about. We have a number of guest stars this time - Harry, Jo and Toppie Smellie amongst them; not only that but the regulars get to ask some probing questions about Mr Yeti. Our next episode, number 66 - sees us getting to have a chat with another of the LOTSL team! Following that in episode 67 and 68 Mr Yeti embarks on an unexpected and somewhat unnerving journey in an exciting two part adventure!! All three episodes will 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 with Sound FX by Soundbible. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 65 was recorded between the 3rd February and the 27th March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

 

Mar 28, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY FOUR - where Mr Yeti is beginning to regret a heavy night on the town... There is no flaunting his responsibilities - he's going to have to be a man about it all! There are also poems, appearances by our regulars and the introduction of a brand new member of THE SHY LIFE PODCAST family!?!, Our next episode, number 65 - is called GOOD TO TALK and involves lots of random chatter - much of it about some of Mr Yeti's recent favourite things! 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 64 was recorded between the 23rd  January and 28th March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Mar 24, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY THREE - and we are delving back into the archives to share with you scenes from episodes that were partially recorded, but never completed. Episode themes include Jack The Ripper, an Open Mic Night and a trip down The Lambeth Walk in London. There are poems, plays and even a return to our random questions section! There is also a lot from our regulars who are, of course, involved in our shenanigans! Thank you to our guest this time - poet, John Smallshaw! Our next episode, number 64 - is our April Fool's Day 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. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 63 was recorded between the 20th August 2016 and the 14th March 2017. This episode can be downloaded from iTunes, Podbean, Acast and Soundcloud.

Mar 22, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY TWO - a recording of our live show from Sunday 19th March 2017!! This time I discuss what I've been up to - interact with the chat-room, discuss future episodes and debut a new poem! All that and there is also a satellite link-up with Yeti Uncle John,  Bettina Du Pres and Dameus Twinklehorn who are preparing for some forthcoming podcast recording down in the country in April 2017. Our next episode, number 63 - sees us searching through the archives for episodes that never were - shows which were partially recorded but never completed. 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 62 was recorded between the 21st February and the 19th March 2017, with the actual show performed on the 19th. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Mar 13, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY ONE - which is a sort of unofficial sister episode to our previous show. This one though, isn't specifically about Dr Who - but it is about fandom and the exciting world of conventions! Paul talks to Toppie, Nick G and hears from Trowby, Lisa and Warren from the Round The Archives podcast to share some of their memories too. Our regulars also discuss what it's like to be part of our own show... There are poems too! Our next episode, number 62 - will either be a recording of our 6th live Pride48 show or... something else! Watch this space!! 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 includes scenes previously heard on Tastes Like Burning. This episode and all contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 61 was recorded between the 22nd February and the 13th March 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Mar 10, 2017

Here we are for episode SIXTY - where this time we join Mr Yeti for a beginner's guide to classic Dr Who with Toppie Smellie - not to mention a bit of chitter-chat with old school-friend, Harry. There are poems too and many of the regulars are there to share their memories! Our next episode, number 61 - is awaiting editing, but I'm not yet sure which one it will be! 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 60 was recorded between the 4th and the 7th February 2017. There is, however, one other clip featuring Nick Goodman which was recorded on the 29th October 2016. P.S. The word VWORP!! is the sound that the TARDIS makes when it is seen in any Dr Who comic strips! This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Mar 8, 2017

Here we are for episode FIFTY NINE - where, replacing the previously advertised episode, we join Mr Yeti for an impromptu show recorded in (almost) one take one day before work! All the regulars are there and everyone is answering questions as posed by a random question generator! Results are mixed and occasionally eye-opening! There are poems and also a number of "lost" chats from the archives with regular guests Nick Goodman and Toppie Smellie about birthdays and horror films. Our next episode, number 60 - should be our previously announced show involving a particular yeti TV favourite TV show - there are also a number of different guests! 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 59 was recorded (almost) in one take on Tuesday 7th March 2017. The episode also includes "lost" clips recorded during autumn/winter 2016.This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Mar 5, 2017

Here we are for episode FIFTY EIGHT and Mr Yeti is back in his home town and enjoying a day out around Salisbury with Nick and Aly - but the highlight of the weekend is bingo night at the local pub... Of course, along the way, we also hear from some of the regulars - not to mention a couple of spiky recent additions! Thanks to Nick, Aly and the Dusthole Gang for their help with this episode. Our next show, number 59 - sees us geek out on an old TV favourite with a few special guests!! 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 58 was recorded between the 13th January and the 21st February 2017.

Feb 25, 2017

Here we are for episode FIFTY SEVEN - as Paul, Toby and Yeti Uncle John head off on a little adventure en route to meeting Dameus Twinklehorn who is unveiling a commemorative plaque near Earl's Court, London. But there is also a time machine involved - or is there - might it just be a rumour? Listen and maybe you'll learn the answer - or not!! Our next episode, number 58 - sees Mr Yeti and his friend Nick G heading out for a game of bingo! 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 57 was recorded on the 2nd January 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

 
Feb 21, 2017

Here we are for episode FIFTY SIX - this is a recording of our 5th Live Pride48 Show which was broadcast on Sunday 19th February 2017! As well as interaction with the chat-room there are messages with the regulars - poems recorded from a recent visit to Radio Wey and this version of the show also contains extra content. Our next episode, number 57 - sees us heading out as Dameus receives an award for one of his old films! 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. Thanks to Tim M for inviting me back on his show. This episode and all other contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 56 was recorded between the 11th and the 19th February 2017. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

Feb 18, 2017

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.

Feb 14, 2017

Here we are for episode FIFTY FOUR - where this time we really get gossipy! I'd tell you who our special guests are - but that would gossip itself and I think this episode works best if it's a bit of a surprise. All I will say is that all the regulars are in place and a number of rumours are explored; including one about Poodle McNoodle from the Big Fatty Online show. Our next episode, number 55 - sees us heading back to the 1980s - the episode after that will be our 5th live show, broadcast live on Pride48 on Sunday 19th February 2017 (4pm EDT / 9pm GMT)!! Be there or be triangular!! 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. Big Fatty Online clips copyright, Big Fatty 2017. This episode and all other contents are Copyright Paul Chandler, 2017. Episode 54 was recorded between the 4th and the 12th February 2017, with additional older clips from Big Fatty Online. This episode can be downloaded on iTunes, Acast, Podbean and also from Soundcloud.

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