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“I write the songs…”

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I am writing these first words on a Jumbo jet bound for New Zealand… and who knows what!

I am writing these first words on a Jumbo jet bound for far-away New Zealand…

and who knows what!

November 1989

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

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

and

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

I am writing this story of my ‘little’ life; because probably nobody will believe it, but my friends (who are a motley collection of out of the ordinary crazy individuals, as opposed to my dear wife’s rather “straight-laced” friends) have suggested that this account of my life could be a “best seller”. We shall see! Dream on, “sonny boy”! *

picture from

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=An+Open+book+craig+lock

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=an+open+book+amazon+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&oq=an+open+book+amazon+craig+lock&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64l3.17647j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

and then

 

from

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/my-vimeo-videos/

and

http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

 

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

* Hard copies and e-books: Fiction and non-fiction books, self help, novels on South Africa, “faction”, travel, humour, inspiration, words of encouragement and empowerment, motor racing, Formula 1, Grand Prix drivers

 All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –
MINE!
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“When the writer is no more, the value of your purchase will soar”
golden-dawn-publishing

 

 

Writing into the Light

Writing into the Light

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

picture from

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/2018/03/28/only-if-when-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-one-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-one-day-stand-on-the-highest-peak-books-by-craig-lock-explore-dream-disco

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/28/writing-into-the-light-9/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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Pictures (great) by my old friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do not possess

www.jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com

https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.palmer.98096721

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

new-light

PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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“Only if/when you have been in the deepest valley, can one ever know how magnificent it is to one day stand on the highest peak.“

Craig's Quotes

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

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

“Only if/when you have been in the deepest valley, can one ever know how magnificent it is to one day stand on the highest peak.“

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/26/only-if-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-you-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-be-on-the-highest-mountain-3/

https://thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com/2018/03/26/only-if-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-you-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-be-on-the-highest-mountain-2/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

pictures from http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

www.itsnotthemountainbutourselves.wordpress.com

www.itsnotthemountainweconquerbutourselves.wordpress.com

and

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

climbing

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

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

and

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

“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of…

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“Only if/when you have been in the deepest valley, can one ever know how magnificent it is to one day stand on the highest peak.“

Craig's Quotes

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

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

“Only if/when you have been in the deepest valley, can one ever know how magnificent it is to one day stand on the highest peak.“

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/26/only-if-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-you-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-be-on-the-highest-mountain-3/

https://thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com/2018/03/26/only-if-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-you-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-be-on-the-highest-mountain-2/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

pictures from http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

www.itsnotthemountainbutourselves.wordpress.com

www.itsnotthemountainweconquerbutourselves.wordpress.com

and

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

climbing

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

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

and

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

“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of…

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“Write the kind of book, the story that you’d like (really) to read yourself.”

“Understanding brain injury is much deeper than knowing about brain injury…”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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We know ourselves best living with the cognitive effects (daily). Health professionals may guide, but you are best placed to develop strategies that help us cope most effectively (to combat deficits).

– craig

from

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, inspire”

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“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.“

“You’re as great as your faith and you are as small as your ego.”

Craig's Quotes

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https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2018/01/08/youre-as-great-as-your-faith-and-you-are-as-small-as-your-ego/comment-page-1/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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pictures from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Share, encourage, uplift, inspire  and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.“

THE DRIVER, THE NURSE AND THE WRITER

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“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

https://writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/in-the-depth-of-the-valleys-there-is-hope-in-the-deserts-of-despair-there-is-the-refreshing-oasis-of-the-human-spiritalways-2/

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

climbing

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

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

picture from http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

PS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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pictures from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/jesus-not-only-died-for-us-he-lived-for-us/

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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