Archive | January, 2018

Mandela and De Klerk

29 Jan
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‘There’s no Other Word but racist’: Trump Faces Global rebuke for remark

29 Jan

TIMES OF LION

Donald Trump has been branded a shocking and shameful racist after it was credibly reportedhe had described African nations, as well as Haiti and El Salvador as “shitholes”and questioned why so many of their citizens had ever been permitted to enter America.

US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock that such crude remarks could ever be made in a semi-public meeting by the president of America.

In a strongly-worded statement, the UN said it was impossible to describe his remarks as anything other than racist, while the Vatican decried Trump’s words as “particularly harsh and offensive”.

The 55-nationAfrican Unionsaid the remarks were “clearly racist”.‘Shithole countries’? Words worthy of a racist-in-chief | Richard Wolffe

Trump initially allowed reported accounts of his comments to go unchallenged, but went into damage limitation mode on Friday, insisting he had not used derogatory words…

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My book Over the Rainbow (1995)

28 Jan

The Cape Town water crisis

27 Jan

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING "INTERVIEWS"

https://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018629700

Cape Town, South Africa’s second largest city with 3.7 million people, is running out of water. The city is facing its worst drought in 100 years, and its water supply is predicted to run out on 21 April – what they’re calling Day Zero. Dr Anthony Turton is an environmental adviser who has studied water issues extensively and talks about the unprecedented water crisis facing the city’s inhabitants.

https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday

from

https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday

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picture by Greg Lumley

from

https://capetownmypictures.wordpress.com/

and craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

“Explore, dream, discover”

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Revolutionary thinking needed

26 Jan

Creative Kiwis: "Write, Create, Innovate"

Recognising the value of creativity and the arts will help New Zealand meet some of the many challenges we will face as the fourth industrial revolution unfolds, writes Michael Moynahan.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11977952

“The next information revolution is well under way…It is not a revolution in technology, machinery, techniques, software, or speed. It is a revolution in CONCEPTS.”
– Drucker, 1998

from

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/at-the-cutting-edge-of-the-new-frontier-of-cyberspace

and

https://ebooksdigibooks.wordpress.com/

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“Write, create, innovate”

Riding the digital wave

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https://ebooksdigibooks.wordpress.com

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and http://www.creativekiwis.wordpress.com

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How Britain chose ‘willful blindness’ to Robert Mugabe’s notorious Zimbabwe massacres

19 Jan

“You don’t need to be a superhero to inspire. You can be a normal person with a smile.”

13 Jan

Unsung Heroes: People Shining a Light in a Sometimes Dark World

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from

https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/

https://www.facebook.com/journowriter/

and

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

for more on Pieter see

https://spinalpedia.com/blog/2015/05/sci-superstar-pieter-du-preez/

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&ei=UgdZWvHlE4P18gXSkIPABg&q=+South+African+triathlete+and+para-Olympian+pieter+Du+Preez.&oq=+South+African+triathlete+and+para-Olympian+pieter+Du+Preez.&gs_l=psy-ab.3…22156.22156.0.27218.1.1.0.0.0.0.327.327.3-1.1.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0….0.fVxt1VjAHyE

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“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
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SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

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