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Me and Run Like a Dream

Here's your typical love story, except for one small detail: the husband is a race horse.

2012 / Jessie Borrelle / Jon Tjhia / Paper Radio, Australia

Here's your typical love story, except for one small detail: the husband is a race horse.

Besides that, it's a familiar, romantic fable: with courtship, the meeting of parents and friends, a festive wedding, fun-filled honeymoon, occasional disagreement between the lovebirds, and eventually, of course, the pitter patt clip clop of little hooves.

Me and Run Like a Dream was written by Elizabeth Reale, produced by Jessie Borrelle, and engineered and sound designed by Jon Tjhia, for the Melbourne-based audio journal Paper Radio. Illustration is by Lachlan Conn, voices are by Prudence Smith, Ange Arabatzis, Jo Case and Tamara Zimet. Trumpet is provided by Oscar O'Bryan.

Hear more from Paper Radioers Jesse and Jon, Behind the Scenes.


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Jessie Borrelle

Jessie Borrelle is a Melbourne-based writer, editor and producer from New Zealand.

Jon Tjhia

Jon Tjhia is a Melbourne-raised multimedia producer. He's worked for ABC Radio Australia - for whom he built websites and reported on DIY musicians in the Pacific Islands for three years - and is vocationally entangled with the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. His forays into sound include short films, site-specific performances, art projects and fashion shows, and that old chestnut - music (ii, Speed Painters). He is Paper Radio's lead sound designer.


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