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Browsing Archive: May, 2010

My idea of Winter Paradise

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Saturday, May 29, 2010,
Tucked away in the mountains of Switzerland - accessed only by mountain railway - no road leads you there - is my idea of winter paradise.  The "picture perfect" mountain village of Wengen.  Wengen is in central Switzerland at 1274m above sea level.  This can be reached by train from Lauterbrunnen or Grunewald and is located beneath the imposing Eiger-Mรถnch-Jungfrau mountain range in the heart of the Bernese Oberland.

Equally magnificent in both winter and summer, we chose winter (Christmas i...
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A survey by law professor - Legal Secretaries

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Thursday, May 27, 2010,
As a former legal secretary, I was hugely interested in the following article which was posted on May 26, 2010 by Debra Cassens Weiss :

"Legal secretaries are largely invisible in the academic literature, but one Chicago law professor is setting out to change that.

Felice Batlan, an assistant law professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, surveyed 164 legal secretaries last year and learned some sobering news, the Wisconsin Law Journal reports.  Nearly 20 percent had recently lost their jobs...
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The Bushveld but with Home Comforts

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Tuesday, May 18, 2010,
Do you want to experience the Bushveld but are not quite ready to relinquish your home comforts?

Located in the Limpopo Bushveld is a Lodge where you are accommodated in Luxury Hemmingway air-conditioned East African style safari tents, with 220v electricity and bathrooms en-suite, under massive Bushveld trees.

Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge is a 12 bed Lodge - and you can be accommodated whether you simply seek a Bushveld break away, a private conference venue, or a team building experience.  Th...
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When I want to talk during a rugby game

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Saturday, May 15, 2010,
Ever tried bringing up a subject, or asking a question, when your husband / partner / male friend is watching rugby?!!!  Definitely not a good idea.!  I have a bad habit of reading when a rugby game is being aired on TV, unless it is a really exciting final.  Whilst reading (in particular, a magazine or newspaper) I often come across an interesting article which I want to discuss at the time, and of course, unsurprisingly, am met with a "deaf ear"!

Today I was introduced to an interesting blog...
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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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