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The Fairground

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The Fairground As I was riding along in the roller coaster, my stomach seemed to be going ten times faster. It felt like everything I had ever eaten and drank was being churned about inside my belly. I could barely notice anything when I was sitting in the carriage. The merry-go-round was lit up with hundreds of brightly coloured lights, of all different colours. These reflected in the children's joyful faces. With the wind in my own face and tears streaming from my eyes, everything around me soon became a multicoloured blur and it was impossible for me to focus. ...read more.


Deciding that I needed to find a toilet, I came across a deserted block at one end of the fair. They looked as though they had been bombed in World War One. Inside they were even worse, where not even the bravest would dare enter. However it was decorated in colourful graffiti and it held my interest for longer than the hall of mirrors. Stepping back outside the noise of the fairground became louder. I wanted to try my luck at a coconut stall. I had three balls to knock down two coconuts, but I was a whiz at these things, and had good odds. ...read more.


The next ride I was to challenge was the Big Dipper. This was the fastest, highest and wettest ride in the fair ground. It reached speeds of up fifty miles per hour, and got sixty feet closer to space, and it was the wettest quite simply because you wet yourself. I placed my little fish on the floor, out of the way and sat in the cage. The first roller coaster was nothing compared to this. I had only been on for a few seconds and wanted to get off. I managed to hold out. I staggered off. The floor was wet but it hadn't been raining, I picked up the bag. However, the goldfish were not in there. They were lying next to my feet. Fred, Jeff, Arthur and Dave were dead! ...read more.

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