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A Trip To Earth. And a Visit to Banbury.

As a half term treat my parents decided to take my sister and me on a day trip to Earth, much research on www.google.mars suggested that a town called Banbury would be a good place to visit, we disguised our spacecraft as an empty shop so that we would fit in unnoticed.

Earth people name their days after planets and we went on a Sunday as www.google.mars said that was a day of rest and places would be quiet, it was wrong the place was very busy full of happy smiling people visiting what we understand was a food fair.

Many of the happy smiling people were double people pushing baby double people around in trolleys from stall to stall , the most popular food available was presumably a local delicacy called “free sample”, sadly we didn’t get to try it as every time we got near we were pushed out of the way by the double people.

We spotted a couple from another planet but their disguise was poor they were twelve feet high in red checked trousers and white hats and stood out, but they made the baby double people smile.

Chefs on stilts at Banbury Food Fair 2016

Most important man there was a Mr No Welly, he didn’t speak like the double people and they followed him everywhere and he was given lots of free samples, someone said he was like Mr Blank only cheaper.

We got a bit frightened when an invasion by another tribe took place, hundreds of them carrying placards, they were not there for the free samples because all they could say was “save the Horton, save the Horton”,  their leader was a lady called Victoria, my father said he fancied her, he was probably hungry because he didn’t get to try the free sample.

hands off our horton PROTEST in Banbury

There were lots of places selling hot brown juice, probably because one of the planets biggest hot brown juice factorys is here, we got ours from a man called Nero, but it came in a plastic cup that was too hot to hold and the hot brown juice was too hot to drink.

But we copied the double people and threw it on the floor where there were lots of boxes with a yellow M on them, we got back to our ship which was opposite a shop called Greggs, there was a huge queue they must sell the best free samples in town.

We are now back home and my sister and I are going to start saving Hortons, but we have to finish pokemons first, we liked Banbury and will definitely go back, www.google.mars said best go when the Mop is on.

By Peter Evan Jones

Peter-Evan-Jones. Travel and food photographer / writer. Radio show presenter






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