It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK: via It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves

via It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves — Books by craig lock: “Explore, Dream, Discover”

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“Climb those mountains, keep chasing your dreams and then one sunny day catch hold of them, but don’t forget to stop, rest a while…and admire the view along the way, seeing how far you’ve already come from the higher slopes of life’s long (and at times very rocky, difficult) journey.”

Epic journey of hope

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

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In 2010 – before the conflicts the Arab Spring brought, before refugee bodies washed up on Mediterranean beaches and long before an American reality TV star became US President and demanded to “build a wall” – two men sat in a car in a shanty town in South Africa and talked about a child forced to flee a “failed state”.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=12207529
and
http://www.facebook.com/journowriter

Also see
http://i-photojournalist.blogspot.com/2015/11/blikkiesdorp-tin-can-town.html
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picture from
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&ei=j7_YXMGuNcPhz7sPg46GuAc&q=blikkiesdorp+cape+town&oq=blikkiesdorp+cape+town&gs_l=psy-ab.12..0i7i30j0.8345.20322..24014…1.0..1.1277.5534.2-6j2j1j1j1j1……0….1..gws-wiz…….35i39j0i67j0i20i263j0i30j35i304i39j0i13j0i13i30.6RNukmshB7Q

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Twenty-eight up: A fascinating insight into lives forged in the emerging New South Africa

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

The documentary 28UP South Africa, a series in which six children (now adults) were filmed every seven years since 1992. It shows the country’s transformation as well as the children’s, giving insight into life in a country that has gone through momentous change.
Part One

Part Three

see https://www.thesouthafrican.com/28up-south-africa-on-itv/
and
https://www.independent.co.uk › Culture › TV & Radio › Reviews
from
https://www.google.com/search?q=twenty+eight+up+south+africa&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&oq=twenty+eight+up+south+africa&aqs=chrome..69i57.21142j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
http://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31
+
https://www.facebook.com/journowriter
Also see http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

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picture (below) from http://www.southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com

SA flag“Explore, dream, discover”
from http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

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John’s Books: John Newton Photography

Originally posted on JOHN’S PIX: Pictures (great) by my old friend John (“Jet”): pic (great) from http://www.facebook.com/fotoshop66 http://www.jetpix.wordpress.com and http://www.mydreamworks.com John’s Books https://www.amazon.com/s?k=john+newton+photography+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss and https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=john+newton+photography All proceeds go to the elderly, needy, infirm and mentally challenged – ME! “When the writer is no more, the value of your purchase will soar” following…

via John’s Books: John Newton Photography — Dreamworks

and
https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/05/01/johns-pictures-great-from-my-usb-no-11/
Pic (great) below from
http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com

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John’s pictures (great -from my usb no 11)

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Dreamworks

“Taken from the portfolio of an unappreciated , unsung genius photographer: Whose constantly brilliant world class works go unheralded , unnoticed , for far too long…”
Click on
https://drive.google.com/open?id=17KLl53DzRSW7L25Z7_oy58-UQ7NbPnzc
and
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TiwkB5w4rIVEJ5N9o3qg6wg_Og6QmHc1

Pictures (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess)!

from

https://www.facebook.com/fotoshop66

You may also like https://jetpix.wordpress.com/

Also see

http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

https://capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com/

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Shared by craig

“Information and Inspiration Distributer”

but “the world’s fourth worst writer, absolutely worst photographer and worst selling author/writer ”,

“Explore, dream, discover”

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

enjoy

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The windmills of my mind (today)

JOHN'S PIX: Pictures (great) by my old friend John ("Jet")

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When I was quite young I was a little baffled when my Dad said, “ Just look at those mountains, are they not just too beautiful ? “

Really ? They are just mountains, was my silent reaction.

Now so many years later, Mountains in the early morning light, or the gentle hues of evening, a Forrest at any time of the day, the unheralded consummate beauty of insects, birds, animals of any description, the sea, ever restless majestic and powerful, hold me spellbound , humble and grateful.

My wealth lies in my mind, a kaleidoscope of images, scents , nuances and feelings, the salty sea on my skin, the memory of a fragrance, a loved one, no longer there, my special, oh so special furry four footed loves, gone to a playground in the sky, perhaps.

No money in this World can buy the gentle touch of the…

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