Until quite recently, Ben Parker was considered, by many, one of the finest bakers on the Isle of Man.
Indeed, his wife was once the first to concur with that accolade, directly attributing his culinary skills to her expanding waistline, in fact. So it was ironic, Ben couldn’t help but consider, that she ran off with the dietician he’d hired at her behest.
And soon, despite having his wonderful daughter Ruby, whom he adored, by his side, he struggled to adjust to life being suddenly and unceremoniously single. As such, it wasn’t long until his once-thriving bakery business started falling apart faster than an overly flaky pastry.
So, with no job to speak of and a dwindling bank balance, Ben needed to sort himself out and get things back on track. And his salvation presented itself in an unexpected form, an ailing campsite he felt confident he could rescue.
Sure, taking over another business would be a challenge, but it was one he was keen to embrace. After all, it wouldn’t be that difficult, would it…?
Well, yes, as it should happen. And it didn’t help matters that certain people were so desperate to see Ben fall at the first hurdle that they’d stop at nothing to derail his plans for his next adventure at Life’s a Pitch.
Life's a Pitch
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Life's a Pitch
Rock the Rock
The gang are back in this hilarious, feel-good sequel
By his own admission, things haven’t gone too easily for Ben Parker of late.
However, hopeful of turning his fortunes around at his newest business, the Life’s a Pitch campsite, there was an air of quiet confidence wafting around the campground wherever he stepped.
Until, that is, some unexpected news from his ex-wife throws something of a spanner into the works, placing him in a serious financial pickle as a result.
And so, facing the dire prospect of losing the beloved family home that he and his daughter Ruby continued to adore, Ben is forced to team up and trust two former foes that have already tried to bankrupt him once before.
Still, with his options severely limited, Ben finds himself, somehow, agreeing to organise and host the Isle of Man’s first country and western music festival, which he’s named Rock the Rock.
With his very future resting on the event’s success, all Ben could do now is hope he wasn’t being taken advantage for a second time and that the good folk of the Isle of Man would don their finest cowboy hats and turn up in their droves.
After all, what else could possibly go wrong…?