Jokers Wild

‘Jokers Wild’ was a dream house that any Estate Agent would have been honoured to have the opportunity to market. This became his ultimate goal and it brought with it both problems and eventually success.

Based on the comedy of William Downes, a glimpse of a forty-year journey from a child, enjoying many adventures with his Veterinary Surgeon Dad, to growing up, becoming an Estate Agent, after a short spell in the Police Force. Working with, and meeting a variety of different personalities, and unusual situations, made his journey a wonderful experience, with many people touching his life, leaving lasting memories and friendships.
The twists and turns took him to Austria, working with an elite group of ski instructors, to teach young adults with learning difficulties to ski, and ultimately to become more confident to face the trials of life. This alone became an eye-opener, as they were found to be truly inspirational people, making the most of a sport that brings its own dangers and challenges, without showing any fear.
‘Jokers Wild’ was a dream house that any Estate Agent would have been honoured to have the opportunity to market. This became his ultimate goal and it brought with it both problems and eventually success.
Fighting cancer at the peak of his career became a new challenge, highlighting that life is too short, bringing a completely new outlook, and different way of moving forward with his life. His working life entwined with his Dad’s life, sharing many interesting times together, as they grew older, but possibly not wiser.