Fears, Tears, Cheers and Hope

following on from my blog at


my e-book (oh no, not yet another one, c

‘Fears, Tears, Cheers and Hope’ should be published shortly (a bit later today)



The paperback version has also just been published





“How apartheid was finally buried, without requiem; but in
joyous celebration, will remain forever in the hearts and minds
of a nation reborn. When tears came, and there was dampness in
the eyes of even the most stern, it was for putting the past in
the past and hoping for hope in the future.”




The various books*on South Africa that Craig “felt inspired to write” (including his various “Rainbow books”) are available at




The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4



http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)


https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)


and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –




“When the writer is no more, the value of your purchase will soar!”

Flags fly at half mast at Parliament in Cape Town on Tuesday, 7 June 2011, mourning the death of the ANC stalwart Albertina Sisulu.The ANC will hold numerous memorial services throughout the country to celebrate the life of the struggle icon. Picture: Nardus Engelbrecht/SAPA


“Together, one mind, one life , one heart, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of a better and brighter tomorrow.”

dawn best

Picture (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)!
web sites:



and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

What each ONE of us can Learn from Nelson Mandela (Madiba)

What each ONE of us can Learn from Nelson Mandela (Madiba)

what each ONE

What each ONE of us can Learn from Nelson Mandela (Madiba)
Thoughts from my WordPress blog at http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

“Thank you, God for Madiba. To know him is to know what we can one day be… and become.”
– the words of Desmond Tutu

“What we are is God’s gift to us, what we become is our gift to God”

The paperback version is also already available at http://www.amazon.com/What-Learn-Nelson-Mandela-Madiba/dp/1494745593