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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.16Please respect copyright.PENANAHT2IgfDKsw
So as with every year, the whole town turned out to enjoy the nights fun.16Please respect copyright.PENANAmE0vuMm9xb
people dressed up in all sort of costumes witches, Zombies Frankenstein and some with covers chucked over them like plain old ghosts.copyright protection12PENANAwk0ToQUfqb

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.” 16Please respect copyright.PENANAiREro6kMJm
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 protection12PENANAjmS8tNTA4j

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.16Please respect copyright.PENANAnqfp8wFMh7
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 protection12PENANAwHVLF6rNyo

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 protection12PENANAA5JBY7rTnR

Mrs. Standon watches with a knowing smile on her face she had seen it all before16Please respect copyright.PENANAiDMi9g5vqD
Hello “Mrs. Standon,” comes a sweet voice from behind her.16Please respect copyright.PENANAHIulaTsuGc
She turns. there stood Julie with her Friend Marycopyright protection12PENANA5HdXPGLJhQ

 “Hello, Julie and how are you?”16Please respect copyright.PENANAR3D6tMD9yU
“I'm fine, I'm nervous about going on the Ghost train though”16Please respect copyright.PENANAhQx39HkecL
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.”16Please respect copyright.PENANARTtmfEgI9W
Julie and Mary walked through taking a toffee apple as they walk past16Please respect copyright.PENANAU0Zx7tjKCR
“Watch your teeth braces with that apple Julie says Mrs. Standon.”16Please respect copyright.PENANAFTIdXRUi66
Into the crowd, they disappear.copyright protection12PENANA2OxXAd411C

Next, a group of girls approach. all wearing leather coats and acting like they owned the world 16Please respect copyright.PENANA3Y0xlfbBYl
“Hi girls toffee apples,” asks Mrs. Standon holding out the tray.16Please respect copyright.PENANAySmyqt1KeD
The girls walk past looking at her as if she's an alien just one girl stops to take an apple16Please respect copyright.PENANACTxk6uc0Mi
“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.16Please respect copyright.PENANA6Qg7nBnzdl
“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.16Please respect copyright.PENANAULegjEJkpY
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 girls16Please respect copyright.PENANAY1RvlX0yXM
Mrs. Standon watches as the tall girl gives Kat a dressing down for stopping, then they to disappear into the crowd.copyright protection12PENANAqCH9dGhEzE

 shes standing and watching the crowd moving about when she hears “hello Mrs. Standon can we have a toffee apple please?”16Please respect copyright.PENANAQ4C7b0JzzW
“Of course Bertie help yourself, dear.”16Please respect copyright.PENANAUtI8K2Numc
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.”16Please respect copyright.PENANAslejRAhR8f
“OK dear,” she smiles “are you looking forward to your ride on the ghost train?”16Please respect copyright.PENANAEZjg6vhQ4Q
His Friend starts to laugh out loud “He's shitting himself.”16Please respect copyright.PENANAMZkv84xVyU
“No, I'm not,” Bertie defends himself.16Please respect copyright.PENANA80fnk7XBY6
“Yes, you are your kakking your pants.”16Please respect copyright.PENANAQC5aTcGa2L
“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.16Please respect copyright.PENANA0OKkkTpROX
They grab an apple each and head off into the crowd.copyright protection12PENANAvElJCbqnUH

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 protection12PENANAdWwLT6ZY70

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 protection12PENANAAxCiHPYYuy

“Hello Jenny,” came a voice from behind.16Please respect copyright.PENANALXY1kj8iU7
“Hello, John you made it then?”16Please respect copyright.PENANAoLJtWDFDOI
“You know me jenny wouldn't miss this night for the world”16Please respect copyright.PENANAoPx99R2zIR
After a short pause, he says16Please respect copyright.PENANAwuPvvaOEsJ
“So this is the year the ghost train rides? Doesn't seem like 20 years since we took that journey.”16Please respect copyright.PENANALRvvlr914X
“Are the others here?”16Please respect copyright.PENANAJtMgCW7FvQ
“Yes, they’re here in the crowd somewhere.”copyright protection12PENANADZdZJPa9d4

 a boy walks towards them earphones in beanie hat on, large spliff hanging out of his mouth and a rucksack on his back.copyright protection12PENANARr0ndUtcTB

“Hello,” says Mr's Stanton but he can't hear because of the earphones and just walks past into the crowd,copyright protection12PENANAct9PMQFLP9

John looks at the boy and smiles.16Please respect copyright.PENANAw2klxQvmvY
“Does he remind you of anyone john?”16Please respect copyright.PENANA5hPAMa2Wc7
“He sure does jenny but I'm sure he won't be the same person after tonight.”16Please respect copyright.PENANATVAFbdBjS7
“Come on let's catch up with the others.”16Please respect copyright.PENANA9p9tLHkg3P
Jenny links johns arm and off they head towards the ghost train.copyright protection12PENANAjs9xsSnC1A

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