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SYRIAN CONFLICTS AND ITS POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS

17 Apr

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Hi

Thanks for the follow *, as the reason I write is to share.
* (Though my family and close friends say it would be far more entertaining with a video-camera # in “real life”, rather than in cyberspace!)

# 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!

Kind regards

“early bird” (very) * craig
* my “best” time (by far)

“You will do foolish things…but do them with enthusiasm.”
– Colette

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Best wishes from the First City to see the sun (in summer) …and we’re also the first to see the sunset and the stars (in winter-time)

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”

Zeba

IN BREIF Syria situated on the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, has rich history. It has importance in the region and often it played a very important role in the history of Persian Gulf and early Middle Eastern period. The post Ottoman eras Syria was comprised of present Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel called […]

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My letter to Nelson Mandela (Madiba from 1995)

5 Apr

The Writing Journey

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To whoever opens this parcel- please ensure this little gift gets to our new “out of the box” President of a year and a bit ago
148 Harris St
Gisborne 4010
New Zealand
2nd August 1995

Dear President Mandela

For many years you have been an inspiration (great) to me in “my exile” far away from ”the Beloved Country” (my wife is a Kiwi). I have often admired the generosity of the human spirit in you. Please accept this short book The End of the Line as a small token of appreciation for all that you have done for “the Beloved Country”..

I wrote this book and The New Rainbow to be published shortly for all the people of our beautiful country. My only regret is that I could not interest any South African publishers in them.

Congratulations on your ‘amabokoboko’, who played so proudly for you and all…

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SOUTH AFRICA: The Facts and Stats (1994 from my letter to Walter Sisulu)

4 Apr

A South African Economist and Business Leader

Going back through my old writings on floppy discs (“antiques”) at the very beginning of “the writing journey” (in the days when I was “passionately pumping out letters to the various politicians in SA). It may be of interest in South Africa’s dramatic and relatively peaceful transition to democracy.
Perhaps I’ll turn into a new book. Oh no, not another one, c!

enjoy anyway
craig
Gisborne, NZ April 2019
https://craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com
22nd October 1994

Dear Mr Sisulu
The following is a report that I wrote some time ago. I sent it to Mr Trevor Manuel on the 2nd of May this year, It was straight after the Election, but I heard that Mr Manuel had subsequently become a MP. I came across my report the other day and having hearde nothing, I wondered whether it had been received by your department. So I’m sending another one, just in case you are…

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Changing the world with just pen (and paper): Daughter of these soils

3 Apr

From Seeds of Hate to Bonds of Love

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Leighton Smith Podcast Episode 10 – 3 April 2019

3 Apr

Podcast 10 is wide-ranging.  The matter of freedom of speech is occupying much attention by numerous commentators. It is also commanding conversations arou

Source: Leighton Smith Podcast Episode 10 – 3 April 2019

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“There is neither Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Pedi. Afrikaner, boer, “rooinek”, Coloured or Indian, male or female. There is only a God-filled humanity.”

2 Apr

My Thoughts

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK: via “There is neither Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Pedi. Afrikaner, boer, “rooinek”, Coloured or Indian, male or female. There is only a God-filled humanity.” There is neither Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Pedi. Afrikaner, boer, “rooinek”, Coloured or Indian, male or female. There is only a God-filled humanity.” https://sportforpeace.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/there-is-neith-2/ from a…

via “There is neither Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Pedi. Afrikaner, boer, “rooinek”, Coloured or Indian, male or female. There is only a God-filled humanity.” — South Africa: “the Beloved Country”

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Mozambique after cyclone Idai – Alex Thomson

30 Mar

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https://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018688872
from https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/2018688872/alex-thomson-mozambique-after-cyclone-idai

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pine

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