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The Time When I Wanted My Young Son To Go First

A scary moment during a fun day out

Alan AJ
3 min readMar 28, 2024

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Plane Crazy ride at Oakwood Theme Park.
Plane Crazy at Oakwood Theme Park, Wales, 2011. Author’s photo

I enjoy the thrill of fairground rides, but I have my limits. I need to trust the equipment and feel safe.

If the place looks like it was built 40 years ago and never maintained, you can count me out. The same goes if I see…

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Alan AJ

Life stories and opinions with a touch of humour. Gen X widowed father of two in England. Former electronics engineer and programmer. Prev. 'Autistic Widower'.