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Ticket To Ride
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Oct 11, 2017
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Halloween was the only night the Standon fair opened in Good Hope.20Please respect copyright.PENANAcKVBlcNEVy
So as with every year, the whole town turned out to enjoy the nights fun.20Please respect copyright.PENANA6RkLrGcqnz
people dressed up in all sort of costumes witches, Zombies Frankenstein and some with covers chucked over them like plain old ghosts.copyright protection16PENANAr0K5X22LQU

At the gates to the old fair stood old  Mrs. Standon welcoming people to her fair with a toffee apple on a stick as people approached she would speak to them in her soft voice “welcome dear enjoy the night.” 20Please respect copyright.PENANA4rlT26e5W4
This year was going to be special as Five lucky people had won a ticket to ride on the Ghost train the first time it had run in twenty years.copyright protection16PENANANvzsTgyGhG

As a group of boys walked up messing and shouting Mrs. Standon spotted Biffa he was a ticket winner big mouth big head thought Mr's Standon “hello boys” she says holding out her plate of toffee apples.20Please respect copyright.PENANAu9PqKaDxOy
The boys just look at her and start laughing, not phased by their behavior she says to Biffa “are you looking forward to your ride?”copyright protection16PENANAUhXJ91q3Fz

He looks at her and starts to laugh “what a ride on some crappy ghost train what hasn't run for years? Ye really looking forward to it,” he pushes past her, his Friends follow.copyright protection16PENANAD7Aodxrfjh

Mrs. Standon watches with a knowing smile on her face she had seen it all before20Please respect copyright.PENANA6VqrGR7Shu
Hello “Mrs. Standon,” comes a sweet voice from behind her.20Please respect copyright.PENANAsmVNfYTu3Q
She turns. there stood Julie with her Friend Marycopyright protection16PENANA96NJyGZ7nh

 “Hello, Julie and how are you?”20Please respect copyright.PENANAyy0nYKxBim
“I'm fine, I'm nervous about going on the Ghost train though”20Please respect copyright.PENANAaphAQXrXQJ
Mrs. Standon smiles at her “Don't worry dear it will be the ride of a lifetime, now hurry along and enjoy yourself your missing all the fun.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAsi5o6lmZPq
Julie and Mary walked through taking a toffee apple as they walk past20Please respect copyright.PENANAQoYQMXBkzU
“Watch your teeth braces with that apple Julie says Mrs. Standon.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAGJjXjaVL8L
Into the crowd, they disappear.copyright protection16PENANANiyK1HLrLr

Next, a group of girls approach. all wearing leather coats and acting like they owned the world 20Please respect copyright.PENANAuA4AZaWlaL
“Hi girls toffee apples,” asks Mrs. Standon holding out the tray.20Please respect copyright.PENANAM0aLRWJsgi
The girls walk past looking at her as if she's an alien just one girl stops to take an apple20Please respect copyright.PENANAnX1GVlRQ6Z
“Come on Kat don't be eating that you don't know what the old witch has put in them,” shouts a tall hefty girl who seemed to be the leader.20Please respect copyright.PENANACBzGbzQ8V0
“Hello Kat are you looking forward to your ride on the ghost train?” asked Mrs. Standon who was not fazed by the insults of the other girl.20Please respect copyright.PENANATH14tS1cli
Kat looks at Mrs. Standon sorry Mrs. Standon, she hurrays past without taking a toffee apple after all and catches up with the rest of the girls20Please respect copyright.PENANAuIfvpaQg1X
Mrs. Standon watches as the tall girl gives Kat a dressing down for stopping, then they to disappear into the crowd.copyright protection16PENANA1pyBNL9e1s

 shes standing and watching the crowd moving about when she hears “hello Mrs. Standon can we have a toffee apple please?”20Please respect copyright.PENANAfDyPjKoaSj
“Of course Bertie help yourself, dear.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAaM0bRu4SGp
Bertie’s face reddens “please Mrs. Standon don't call me that my names blubber that's what all the people call me and I like it.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAaa7pFxAwNB
“OK dear,” she smiles “are you looking forward to your ride on the ghost train?”20Please respect copyright.PENANAt2e2SxNgIF
His Friend starts to laugh out loud “He's shitting himself.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAzSsA4j49bK
“No, I'm not,” Bertie defends himself.20Please respect copyright.PENANAylVGLBel81
“Yes, you are your kakking your pants.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAWC4aEWIrcq
“Boys, boys don't be arguing get your apples and go and enjoy yourself and I'm sure you will enjoy it,” says Mrs. Standon with her smile back on her face.20Please respect copyright.PENANA7MjAnoTsx5
They grab an apple each and head off into the crowd.copyright protection16PENANAwazjU80Tfo

There's only one boy left to come now for the ride and Mrs. Standon didn't really know him he’d not long moved into town and was a bit of a loner, roomers were he was a dope smoker and liked his own company.copyright protection16PENANAb2GJNIrzad

the fairground noise grew louder as more people came and joined the fun, the fair was only opened once a year so people loved it and some of the people here had been coming all there lives.copyright protection16PENANA0bCzMqlWEm

“Hello Jenny,” came a voice from behind.20Please respect copyright.PENANAd6r9NcK1xS
“Hello, John you made it then?”20Please respect copyright.PENANA2uu7E93nBg
“You know me jenny wouldn't miss this night for the world”20Please respect copyright.PENANAOI37jrvcT3
After a short pause, he says20Please respect copyright.PENANAi79JgXW0Yu
“So this is the year the ghost train rides? Doesn't seem like 20 years since we took that journey.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAT1Yn8Dwc07
“Are the others here?”20Please respect copyright.PENANAsOQwW9XsmR
“Yes, they’re here in the crowd somewhere.”copyright protection16PENANAobxYvr6vll

 a boy walks towards them earphones in beanie hat on, large spliff hanging out of his mouth and a rucksack on his back.copyright protection16PENANAUwoAgciILs

“Hello,” says Mr's Stanton but he can't hear because of the earphones and just walks past into the crowd,copyright protection16PENANAWMEzlrZHnE

John looks at the boy and smiles.20Please respect copyright.PENANAvEYFofCkgB
“Does he remind you of anyone john?”20Please respect copyright.PENANAO9DNxLq4Yq
“He sure does jenny but I'm sure he won't be the same person after tonight.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAcqf3WbdUDz
“Come on let's catch up with the others.”20Please respect copyright.PENANAL9eKODZrYf
Jenny links johns arm and off they head towards the ghost train.copyright protection16PENANA3MPBKk3QQo

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