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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.50Please respect copyright.PENANAeRsd6xkt0X
So as with every year, the whole town turned out to enjoy the nights fun.50Please respect copyright.PENANApCr37o1dY3
people dressed up in all sort of costumes witches, Zombies Frankenstein and some with covers chucked over them like plain old ghosts.copyright protection46PENANAhIXkGOP1WN

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.” 50Please respect copyright.PENANApM4WA3Dz7B
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 protection46PENANAVTaZAKUkaI

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.50Please respect copyright.PENANA0mstzz0T31
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 protection46PENANAacB1R3GoYJ

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 protection46PENANA0frYz8MpaJ

Mrs. Standon watches with a knowing smile on her face she had seen it all before50Please respect copyright.PENANAQtEiwMGyZF
Hello “Mrs. Standon,” comes a sweet voice from behind her.50Please respect copyright.PENANACprHl2KZCS
She turns. there stood Julie with her Friend Marycopyright protection46PENANAc6Cn5d70yh

 “Hello, Julie and how are you?”50Please respect copyright.PENANABDe46NE6HH
“I'm fine, I'm nervous about going on the Ghost train though”50Please respect copyright.PENANA8yaMRHyxgy
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.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAdSXFAjHkik
Julie and Mary walked through taking a toffee apple as they walk past50Please respect copyright.PENANAdUXsY4fCaX
“Watch your teeth braces with that apple Julie says Mrs. Standon.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAkjwv5ndEVt
Into the crowd, they disappear.copyright protection46PENANAIJtjKlnqJl

Next, a group of girls approach. all wearing leather coats and acting like they owned the world 50Please respect copyright.PENANAc8maNWtvhM
“Hi girls toffee apples,” asks Mrs. Standon holding out the tray.50Please respect copyright.PENANAPvGNXERdh2
The girls walk past looking at her as if she's an alien just one girl stops to take an apple50Please respect copyright.PENANAaBlH6r4j5Z
“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.50Please respect copyright.PENANANh89rV6Uro
“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.50Please respect copyright.PENANAHhTn4Q2W3j
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 girls50Please respect copyright.PENANAYeUkV1LZlQ
Mrs. Standon watches as the tall girl gives Kat a dressing down for stopping, then they to disappear into the crowd.copyright protection46PENANA9KBBIaKvAU

 shes standing and watching the crowd moving about when she hears “hello Mrs. Standon can we have a toffee apple please?”50Please respect copyright.PENANAZ887iz3ouu
“Of course Bertie help yourself, dear.”50Please respect copyright.PENANANbLGzQwBMA
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.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAULOP5KQRKc
“OK dear,” she smiles “are you looking forward to your ride on the ghost train?”50Please respect copyright.PENANAHJkQRDqU2V
His Friend starts to laugh out loud “He's shitting himself.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAoP7avG02hM
“No, I'm not,” Bertie defends himself.50Please respect copyright.PENANACcyr1EbSvV
“Yes, you are your kakking your pants.”50Please respect copyright.PENANA4dEp3w2tq5
“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.50Please respect copyright.PENANAoPUv0pc0st
They grab an apple each and head off into the crowd.copyright protection46PENANAeM0Ra54h5D

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 protection46PENANAzOm387ovy8

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 protection46PENANARISskBD46d

“Hello Jenny,” came a voice from behind.50Please respect copyright.PENANAN4GlvH0GAv
“Hello, John you made it then?”50Please respect copyright.PENANABFIg5MN8gd
“You know me jenny wouldn't miss this night for the world”50Please respect copyright.PENANAdE37a3xm4Z
After a short pause, he says50Please respect copyright.PENANAQS3wdzedfP
“So this is the year the ghost train rides? Doesn't seem like 20 years since we took that journey.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAJRus8AeVIu
“Are the others here?”50Please respect copyright.PENANA9V9d3kgAGl
“Yes, they’re here in the crowd somewhere.”copyright protection46PENANAYk0Yba4gsa

 a boy walks towards them earphones in beanie hat on, large spliff hanging out of his mouth and a rucksack on his back.copyright protection46PENANAT1Yf47ntCV

“Hello,” says Mr's Stanton but he can't hear because of the earphones and just walks past into the crowd,copyright protection46PENANACuEuWY5A2c

John looks at the boy and smiles.50Please respect copyright.PENANAAxdE4rdjFt
“Does he remind you of anyone john?”50Please respect copyright.PENANA8olDQtd5pV
“He sure does jenny but I'm sure he won't be the same person after tonight.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAzyRJLU32vK
“Come on let's catch up with the others.”50Please respect copyright.PENANAo5iBKm2XFI
Jenny links johns arm and off they head towards the ghost train.copyright protection46PENANAN0wOZHY3Xq

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