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Stories from Martin Hatchuel

Some light entertainment for you and your guests

Think about it creatively: we could combine these stories with some art work, print them...

Gift cards, pillow gifts - everyone loves a good bed-time story!

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Horse racing in Knysna, 1882

Posted on Wed September 18, 2019.

Stories stick; facts leak out. Which is why I tell stories like this for my clients.

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Current reading: The Fishy Smiths

Posted on Sun August 4, 2019.

A review of Mike Bruton's three-way biography of the ichthyologists JLB and Margaret Smith and their coelacanth

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The White Lady at the Garden of Eden

Posted on Mon June 3, 2019.

Why hasn’t the local press reported on the White Lady of the Garden of Eden since July, 1992? She’d been seen before, and they wrote about her then. But why hasn’t she been seen since?

A short story by Martin Hatchuel

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Hentie’s Botel - My Avalon

Posted on Thu April 11, 2019.

Facts slip, stories stick. And the stories you tell say more about your brand than anything else in your marketing arsenal.
As an example: here's an article I wrote about a legendary citizen of Knysna for Knysna's legendary restaurant - 34 South (the home of the Knysna oyster).

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The Phantom Moth of Phantom Pass

Posted on Thu March 28, 2019.

A homesick girl, a frightened horse, and a lovely moth - all the ingredients you need for a traveller's short story

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