SA 2018: ‘Being’ White in Macassar

Not a migrant

This is not a post about the Indonesian port, neither it is a planned tourist trip. This is where the Google showed the nearest shop between Somerset West and Raithby, South Africa.  Last night we were the first family to arrive at the Country Guest House under a start lit sky.  And whilst our friends were changing flights from Dublin to Istanbul and onwards to Cape Town, we wanted to surprise them with a fridge full of kids-friendly snacks.

And so we asked Google Maps and the Google Maps showed Shoprite. The mobile screen (which I had to grudgingly hold upright to navigate my husband) promptly highlighted a blue line leading to the nearest grocery store. As the line got shorter and our car drew  nearer, the name of the village showed up on the right hand side reading MACASSAR, followed by several civic buildings, including the local council, dentist…

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South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK: Following on from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/the-plan-the-road-up-ahead-for-2019/ Just uploading my various books to Kobo from many usb drives and sorting them out by categories (quite a “mission in/of disorganised chaos”): see https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock Only about 100 to go now (I guess)! 1. SELF HELP and PERSONAL GROWTH 2. SOUTH AFRICA 3.WRITING and… via […]

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South Africa: A World in One Country

South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

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A new moral leadership is needed in the world!

South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

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Originally posted on Working, Striving towards a more Peaceful World “I WRITE, I SHARE, I DREAM!”: as “led” by/from “As Zimbabwe slides miserably down an apparently bottomless slope of corruption, violence and economic collapse, the Mandela moral shadow looms over the failings of leadership across the continent. (Which leads to a powerful message…

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Cape Town’s Deep South

Morning has broken

Inspirational videos

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/09/13/we-make-a-living-by-what-we-getbut-we-make-a-life-by-what-we-give/

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photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I
definitely  do NOT possess)!

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