Thursday, 15 March 2012

Fairground attraction...


We are still revelling in all the fun of the fair - there is a traditional carney fest at the back of The Garden of Unearthly Delights as a part of the Adelaide Fringe  - Ferris, Dodgems, Ghost Trains and Fairy Floss machines...and tanned over cocky boys as the attendants.

We indulged last weekend. The kids happily lined up to spend a ridiculous amount of money on a ride that was selected very carefully - after much deliberation they chose the Trampoline Bungee for goodness sake.

They had an absolute ball. They fling themselves high, did flips, and screamed happy with terror/joy/excitement/nerves. And came off grinning and flushed, asking to go do it all again...

I swigged cider from the bottle and was reminded of my Romany roots. And took snaps.

Snaps thanks to PicFrame
We are going again this coming weekend. Because I love it. It's perfect. As is this song. Enjoy!


Do you like fairs? Do you indulge in all the scary rides?

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8 comments:

  1. Evening Lucy, I love fairs and so does my wild Eldest, he's totally fearless. Hubby is major coward though, terrible vertigo etc etc But want to say how much I love that song, go Eddie Reader, I must have been at uni when it came out. All very meaningful!

    Love the photos, enjoy the fair this weekend.

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  2. As I get older I like the scary rides less and less and feel sick going on any roller coaster apart from one for five year olds! I love going to the fair with the kiddos though and see them scream their heads off on all the scariest rides.

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  3. I have no clue what 'dodgdems, ghost trains or fairy floss' are but I love the fair! We go every year even though it costs an arm and a leg to go. Plus it gives me something to blog about!

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  4. Oh, yeah! Love them! We go every year to our community festival (it's massive, even though the word sounds really small). The looks on those wee faces says it all. Love it!

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  5. Oh Lucy I know I shouldn't be wishing away the time when my kids are really little but how I look forward to going to a fair with three little people (rather than babies/kids who are too short to go on rides and too young to understand crowds!) Lovely photos :)

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  6. Bumper cars...That's IT!!


    Cranky Old Man

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  7. I love going to fairs, and agricultural shows. I go to look at the animals and crafts, mostly. My days of daring rides are gone, but I do occasionally look wistfully at the carousel. :)

    The trampoline bungee looks like a lot of fun for youngsters!

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  8. Oh yes we love the fair. The fun, the rides, the fairy floss. And I love that song! Brings back memories...

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