There is nothing worse than hunger,’ says South Africa hero Siya Kolisi of helping townships during lockdown

The nine provinces of South Africa

Hi Mrs M
Thanks for the follow(s)
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* By the way, do they still make them in today’s ever-faster changing world..or is it all done with mobile phones?

(get with the times now,”luddite”* c – it should be a smart phone)

* or so I was often called by my “my techno-geek” friend, Bill (“the gonk”)

“total non-techno” c (who doesn’t possess a mobile phone, after a rather eventful’ experience some years back, whilst trying to walk, talk and chew gum at the same time) #

Who says men can’t multi-task!

Men…Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em!

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

– Colette (nice name for a girl, btw)
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All the best with your blog

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“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing
Still

Driven to share, uplift, encourage and (perhaps even) inspire

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

South Africa with kids

You may wonder how you are supposed to pick a place to holiday in SA. There are so many wonderful options. I thought it may be a good idea to tell you a bit about the nine provinces that make up this lovely country, so you have a better idea of where to start planning.

The Western Cape

Arial view of Cape Town

The Western Cape is where most visitors will spend the bulk of their holiday. It’s home to Cape Town, the Cape wine regions, a big chunk of the Garden Route and some fantastic scenery. If you only pick one province to visit, this has to be it.

The Eastern Cape

Beautiful coastal scenery

The Eastern Cape is a lot more rugged than the Western Cape. Here you can find secret unexplored places and hike for miles along a pristine coastline without seeing another soul. Port Elizabeth is…

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Pictures (great) by my old friend, John

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

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my book has just been published at Amazon
Have to keep practising on the process.

Will do the paperback version + publish at https://www.kobo.com/ in a few days
Also see
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Pictures+%28great%29+by+my+old+friend%2C+John+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=john+newton+photography+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss
enjoy

Shared by “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”

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picture from
http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com
and
http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com


from my “filing system…to rescue me from sheer utter chaos – thanks, “Big G”)

“Explore, dream, discover”

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The Journey of my “Political Awakening”

South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

st-george-s-cathedralHow times have changed (from Apartheid to a New South Africa)!

A witness to history: seeing police chasing University of Cape Town (UCT) students in Wale and down Adderley street from the Liberty Life offices in Adderley St, Cape Town (at my first job)

How a South African “moegoe” (= ‘drongo’) became politically aware

(my first piece of writing – thanks Anne, my secretary, very efficient,  for typing)

see https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&sxsrf=ACYBGNR0RWYkwv3SWEcIRFVwf5C808nFPQ%3A1570327493892&ei=xUuZXb2QNoXA3LUP1J-piAQ&q=st+georges+cathedral+cape+town+police+1972&oq=st+georges+cathedral+cape+town+police+1972&gs_l=psy-ab.12…3827.9884..12310…0.2..0.240.2584.0j1j11……0….1..gws-wiz…….0i71j0i13j0i22i30j33i21j33i160j33i10i21j33i10i160.pwRvumtVMC4&ved=0ahUKEwj9htHjxYblAhUFILcAHdRPCkEQ4dUDCAs

St Georges 2

more great pics from https://www.google.com/search?q=st+george%27s+cathedral+cape+town&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&sxsrf=ACYBGNRWK1QT8pZnO0UV-acSZb_S993QnQ:1570329650147&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZrujnzYblAhUAIbcAHe0xBkkQ_AUIEigB&biw=1280&bih=842

South Africa: Operation Fiela – Where Nothing’s Sacred, Not …

from Google searches (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”)

https://www.google.com/search?q=st+georges+cathedral+cape+town+police+1972&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&sxsrf=ACYBGNQRVC42XY95H3hh7e0P9LbW1M3pBA:1570327646829&source=lnms&tbm=vid&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjsx8esxoblAhX073MBHY_XAGcQ_AUIFygA&biw=1280&bih=842

Also see

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/oct/09/cape-town-tutu-racial-inequality

and

from http://www.journalistandwriter.wordpress.com

http://www.foreigncorrspondent.wordpress.com

and

https://internationalcorrespondent.wordpress.com

Note

Look for your videos ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ somewhere on

and/or
craic (not the Irish one!)
Eureka (found it/them)!

PPS

You may like https://craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com/craigs-first-old-books-the-journey-begins/

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SA, Why Cape Town should be on yr bucket list

Sunshiny SA Site

https://mobile.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2160071477394776&id=934577693277500&_rdc=1&_rdr

The link above is the path to Cape Town Travel with the love expressed by those already experienced and those who made Cape Town their bucket list destination.

Simply copy and paste the link into your browser.

Share in our  love and pride for Cape Town.

Pictures from my travels…

The Splendours of Cape Town…

Robben Island Tours… Experience Nelson Mandela’s days in seclusion.

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Africa smiled a little, when you left…”

South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

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https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

+  from a “Google” (my filing system” to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”

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Pic (below) great) by my old friend, John
Shared by “the world’s absolutely worst photographer and fourth worst writer” # c
but “not too bad
Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *
* not bridges (thank goodness)!

table-mountain-best“Explore, dream, discover”

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