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My African Nickname

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Friday, August 20, 2010,
Hubby has always had a nickname for me, due to my large brown eyes!

This name in English is a Galago (Bush Baby)
In Afrikaans - Nagapie
In Swahili - Komba
In Tsonga/Shangaan - Nwana Kahina
In Tswana - Kgajwanamasigo
In Zulu - Nhlathini umntwana
(courtesy www.southafrican-wildlife.blogspot.com )

He uses "Nagapie" with me which, as in so many Afrikaans words, is so expressive and cute!


A Galago is any of six species of small tree-dwelling primates found in forests in sub-Saharan Afri...
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Port Alfred on the Sunshine Coast

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Sunday, August 1, 2010,
Sometimes a holiday destination warrants a continuous "repeat button" for an individual, a couple, or a family.

This important attribute is an indication of the venue's sheer enjoyment factor, its ability to appeal to all ages - from tiny tots to Grandma and Grandpa - and - equally important: its affordability.

Such a place is Port Alfred, situated in the Eastern Cape, at the mouth of the Kowie River, and almost half way between Port Elizabeth and East London.

It was established in the early 182...
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About Me

Janet Gallagher I am an author who loves to travel. My debut book "A Question of Love" (genre Romance/ChicLit/Law) is available on Amazon Kindle) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009DKTWRU. I am presently writing my next book (genre Romance/Mystery). I fall under the sign of Aquarius and therefore I would not slot myself under any one genre. I have many interests - gym, family, geeeek! Formerly childrens nurse/air stewardess/personal assistant/ secretary/ dabbled in a couple of university law subjects then worked for many years in a prestigous law firm as Secretary/PA. I am very family and home oriented but also love travel and pursuing interests and learning from people who are achievers and focused. My favourite movie stars : male: Ryan Reynolds, Jack Davenport and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers; female: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, and Charlize Theron Favourite movies: The Proposal, The Devil Wears Prada, August Rush You can follow me on Twitter @janetfgallagher I look forward to meeting you there!


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