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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.11Please respect copyright.PENANAQfsQzswpOq
So as with every year, the whole town turned out to enjoy the nights fun.11Please respect copyright.PENANA0PmpEZHnqk
people dressed up in all sort of costumes witches, Zombies Frankenstein and some with covers chucked over them like plain old ghosts.copyright protection7PENANAJh7vh9SNbf

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.” 11Please respect copyright.PENANAb5SxWcnZBD
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 protection7PENANA8as9z2FAQ4

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.11Please respect copyright.PENANAgrSIisbORZ
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 protection7PENANA8UVqIu4LaM

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 protection7PENANAPU3Wql5i8h

Mrs. Standon watches with a knowing smile on her face she had seen it all before11Please respect copyright.PENANAfROBgtAXQ1
Hello “Mrs. Standon,” comes a sweet voice from behind her.11Please respect copyright.PENANAi16bz3oX2Z
She turns. there stood Julie with her Friend Marycopyright protection7PENANAyhs1q145CU

 “Hello, Julie and how are you?”11Please respect copyright.PENANAAjqs2JUdxL
“I'm fine, I'm nervous about going on the Ghost train though”11Please respect copyright.PENANAdND2oTvZRl
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.”11Please respect copyright.PENANA0an6lXaJUd
Julie and Mary walked through taking a toffee apple as they walk past11Please respect copyright.PENANAJuwaXyTSMr
“Watch your teeth braces with that apple Julie says Mrs. Standon.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAEZeh1DawC2
Into the crowd, they disappear.copyright protection7PENANAaKP6byAgjL

Next, a group of girls approach. all wearing leather coats and acting like they owned the world 11Please respect copyright.PENANASCcgJydTi8
“Hi girls toffee apples,” asks Mrs. Standon holding out the tray.11Please respect copyright.PENANA71CDbAc5sY
The girls walk past looking at her as if she's an alien just one girl stops to take an apple11Please respect copyright.PENANAx6XLoZozw0
“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.11Please respect copyright.PENANABoDOEmmSfE
“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.11Please respect copyright.PENANA0mGD0RdcXG
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 girls11Please respect copyright.PENANAbuN9gb8EKE
Mrs. Standon watches as the tall girl gives Kat a dressing down for stopping, then they to disappear into the crowd.copyright protection7PENANA28G556rbpA

 shes standing and watching the crowd moving about when she hears “hello Mrs. Standon can we have a toffee apple please?”11Please respect copyright.PENANAFm3iaIEwAU
“Of course Bertie help yourself, dear.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAbBhRfiJsvG
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.”11Please respect copyright.PENANA9GbWPr8Y6S
“OK dear,” she smiles “are you looking forward to your ride on the ghost train?”11Please respect copyright.PENANACLfG4poIWZ
His Friend starts to laugh out loud “He's shitting himself.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAD7AVZPdJiI
“No, I'm not,” Bertie defends himself.11Please respect copyright.PENANApsoBod2xb8
“Yes, you are your kakking your pants.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAqOTFuY4TH1
“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.11Please respect copyright.PENANASk9tf8jsRC
They grab an apple each and head off into the crowd.copyright protection7PENANAsXRVZiW3nz

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 protection7PENANAXykNEvlfLF

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 protection7PENANA0NOHTTOk5e

“Hello Jenny,” came a voice from behind.11Please respect copyright.PENANAah4zStNV0Z
“Hello, John you made it then?”11Please respect copyright.PENANA3qOX5iVacC
“You know me jenny wouldn't miss this night for the world”11Please respect copyright.PENANAb4XlycuRFm
After a short pause, he says11Please respect copyright.PENANAtQDypw1dr1
“So this is the year the ghost train rides? Doesn't seem like 20 years since we took that journey.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAcvs0txjoHv
“Are the others here?”11Please respect copyright.PENANA1TAYe8bI0Q
“Yes, they’re here in the crowd somewhere.”copyright protection7PENANAUycMtb4qes

 a boy walks towards them earphones in beanie hat on, large spliff hanging out of his mouth and a rucksack on his back.copyright protection7PENANAZc0kZFPlUB

“Hello,” says Mr's Stanton but he can't hear because of the earphones and just walks past into the crowd,copyright protection7PENANA0VoPCiJrDO

John looks at the boy and smiles.11Please respect copyright.PENANA4uHI27f4kH
“Does he remind you of anyone john?”11Please respect copyright.PENANA6wcyxF5Q4N
“He sure does jenny but I'm sure he won't be the same person after tonight.”11Please respect copyright.PENANAm5HW4W5fF6
“Come on let's catch up with the others.”11Please respect copyright.PENANA6KBOsEVIIf
Jenny links johns arm and off they head towards the ghost train.copyright protection7PENANAFxmRkP2ofg

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