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Stories from Martin Hatchuel

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'It's a pity I didn't bring any swords' and the wreck of the Seier

Posted on Fri April 23, 2021.

Why would a ghost ship smell?

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Did the Flying Dutchman haunt Bartolomeu Dias?

Posted on Mon April 5, 2021.

Did Dias meet van der Decken? We don’t exactly know. But we do have an idea that there might have been some communication between the two - as this ghoulishly lekker local adventure from Knysna-based author, Martin Hatchuel, will show.

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Mike Kantey, editor of 'It's a pity I didn't bring any swords'

Posted on Fri March 5, 2021.

Introducing Mike Kantey - editor of Martin Hatchuel's children's novel, ‘It’s a pity I didn’t bring any swords’

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Christian Jaggers, book designer for ‘It’s a pity I didn’t bring any swords’

Posted on Fri March 5, 2021.

Introducing Christian Jaggers, book designer for Martin Hatchuel's children's novel, ‘It’s a pity I didn’t bring any swords’

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Will the Paquita sail again? Yes - in this ghoulishly lekker Knysna adventure story

Posted on Mon March 1, 2021.

Will the wreck of the 19th Century ship, the Paquita, sail again in the 21st Century? And more importantly: why?

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