Welcome to the Lucky Country

The group trekked for several weeks over rough terrain to reach the border town. On the way, they pooled their meagre resources and precious reserves of e-credits and cash to buy food and water. And begged when these ran low.

Welcome to the Lucky Country is a short story from the Tall And True writers' website, written and narrated by Robert Fairhead.

Read Welcome to the Lucky Country: https://www.tallandtrue.com.au/short-stories/welcome-to-the-lucky-country

Podcast website: https://www.tallandtrueshortreads.com

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Buy Robert's short story collections online:

• Amazon Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Fairhead/e/B086HZ36NM

• Rakuten Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/au/en/author/robert-fairhead

Podcast Theme and Sound Effects

Royalty-free music from Pixabay.com: Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 'Pastorale' – IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non-Troppo, performed by Karine Gilanyan.

Sound effects licensed under Creative Commons 0 from FreeSound.org:

Footsteps: https://freesound.org/people/SpliceSound/sounds/218304/

Crowd shouting: https://freesound.org/people/craigsmith/sounds/486193/

Map folding: https://freesound.org/people/krb21/sounds/118606/

School bell: https://freesound.org/people/WebbFilmsUK/sounds/200318/

Sports crowd: https://freesound.org/people/habbis92/sounds/206003/

Seagulls: https://freesound.org/people/plantmonkey/sounds/377107/

Gunfire: https://freesound.org/people/C-V/sounds/523404/

Crowd screams: https://freesound.org/people/craigsmith/sounds/486179/

Production Notes

Tall And True Short Reads produced using Audacity. Thanks to Josh (VoiceOverMaster) Meyer for Audacity recording tips and tricks.

Podcast recorded in Sydney, Australia, on the land of the traditional custodians of the Eora Nation.

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