On the brink of disaster: Afghanistan

Red Line

Sins of our Forefathers (from Mail and Guardian- M@G)

The Journey of my “Political Awakening”

http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com
The various books on South Africa that Craig “felt inspired” to write are available at
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=south+africa.+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss
and
https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=south+africa+craig+lock

Craig’s various Rainbow books (on South Africa) are available at
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=rainbow+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss
“Worst-selling writer”
All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –
MINE!
All proceeds go to a local charity (most worthy)-
ME!
from  https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2020/05/09/the-various-books-that-craig-felt-inspired-to-write-are-available-at/

Craig's Books

How a South African “Moegoe” became “politically aware”

pic from https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+end+of+the+line+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

https://www.ahmedtimol.co.za/

from https://www.google.co.za/search?q=ahmed+timol&source=hp&ei=VwPAYPnRIeeJ4-EP07OI6AI&iflsig=AINFCbYAAAAAYMARZzmLzQWreAmk4MkgE6D7sr_Y-Q4i&oq=ahmed+timol&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAMyCwguEMcBEK8BEJMCMgIILjICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAOggIABCxAxCDAToFCAAQsQM6DgguELEDEIMBEMcBEKMCOggILhDHARCvAToICC4QsQMQkwI6BQguEJMCOgQIABAKOgQILhAKUO8RWNtMYPxkaABwAHgAgAGXEYgB1DKSAQswLjIuNS4yLjktMpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXo&sclient=gws-wiz&ved=0ahUKEwi52fqXnonxAhXnxDgGHdMZAi0Q4dUDCAc&uact=5

https://www.facebook.com/journowriter

I was in my first job and still remember vividly police chasing students from my office at the top of Adderley St near the Cathedral in St Georges St – the first stirrings of my “political conscience”. Think I wrote about it in my very first manuscript, How a South African “Moegoe” * became “politically aware”

*= “drongo”

pic from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/do-not-go-where-the-path-may-lead-go-instead-where-there-is-no-path-and-leave-a-trail-6/

I think the students were protesting the death (“suicide”) of Ahmed Timol at John Vorster Square in 1971

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/detention-without-trial-in-john-vorster-square-south-african-history-archive/gQ-

https://www.google.co.za/search?q=police+chasing+students+St+Georges+cathedral++&ei=GgTAYNH5BrGQmgeT8p7wDA&oq=police+chasing+students+St+Georges+cathedral++&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAMyBwghEAoQoAFQ9ZQjWPWUI2DBmSNoAXAAeACAAYMCiAHyA5IBAzItMpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXrAAQE&sclient=gws-wiz&ved=0ahUKEwjR7t30nonxAhUxiOYKHRO5B84Q4dUDCBE&uact=5

https://www.google.co.za/search?q=police+students+St+Georges+cathedral+cape+town&biw=1366&bih=635&tbm=vid&ei=IAfAYMPqGsiprtoP4Oe14AQ&oq=police+students+St+Georges+cathedral+cape+town&gs_l=psy-ab-video.12…10484.10484.0.14634.1.1.0.0.0.0.584.584.5-1.1.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab-video..0.0.0….0.KytrPg5s41E

https://journalistandwriter.wordpress.com/

Also see

https://www.capetownmagazine.com/public-holiday-day-of-reconciliation

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“Those who stand up for justice will always be on the right side of history.”

Working, Striving towards a more Peaceful World "I WRITE, I SHARE, I DREAM!"

Together, one mind, one soul, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant seeds of hope, then march together towards a better future…a far brighter tomorrow”

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Nelson Mandela: ‘Sport has the power to change the world’ Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award – 2000

I (We) Shall Not Hate

Originally posted on A new Book: Writing into the Light: https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2021/02/24/nelson-mandela-sport-has-the-power-to-change-the-world-laureus-lifetime-achievement-award-2000/ and  http://facebook.com/craig.lock.31 Nelson Mandela: ‘Sport has the power to change the world’ Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award – 2000 — BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

Nelson Mandela: ‘Sport has the power to change the world’ Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award – 2000 — South Africa: “the Beloved Country”

and

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/2021/02/25/nelson-mandela-sport-has-the-power-to-change-the-world-laureus-lifetime-achievement-award-2000-south-africa-the-beloved-country/

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“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand…”

Sport for Peace: Sport Transcending Boundaries

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand..”

Nelson Mandela

from a ‘Google’ (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”)
https://www.google.com/search?q=mandela+power+of+sport+to+unite&rlz=1C1YTUH_enNZ931NZ931&oq=mandela+power+of+sport+to+unite&aqs=chrome..69i57j33i22i29i30.26153j1j15&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Sharing, supporting, informing, enlightening, œentertaining (??), impacting, encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring

(enough there for now, c)

SHARE, SUPPORT, IMPACT, UPLIFT, ENCOURAGE, EMPOWER and perhaps even INSPIRE

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Al Jazeera Investigations: New videos show Wuhan during earliest days of COVID outbreak