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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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Lara Mostert: Square Metre Woman

Posted on Sat May 14, 2022.

Total commitment and a love for animals drives this Plettenberg Bay woman to try and change the law about whether animals can own the land on which they live, and so protect their habitat forever.

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Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna: the origins story

Posted on Sat April 16, 2022.

Opened to guests in 1984, Knysna’s Featherbed Nature Reserve quickly grew into one of the Garden Route’s biggest tourism attractions. Martin Hatchuel takes a look at its origins and early history under its founder, William Smith.

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Book launch: It's a Pity I didn't Bring any Swords

Posted on Sat April 9, 2022.

Martin Hatchuel launched 'It's a Pity I didn't Bring any Swords' at Tapas & Oysters Knysna on 29 September, 2021

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Meet the witches in ‘It’s a Pity I didn’t Bring any Swords’

Posted on Tue December 14, 2021.

The witches who command two of the ships in Martin Hatchuel’s children’s adventure, 'It's a Pity I didn't Bring any Swords,' come from a fine tradition of ghosts and ghouls. Perhaps you should meet them...

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Case study: Knysna Museums - the digital-to-history interface

Posted on Wed July 7, 2021.

Cost-effective use of a new website and posters marked with QR codes: an inexpensive method of upgrading displays and extending the reach of a small community-owned museum.

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