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Browsing Archive: November, 2010

Pablo Picasso (1881 to 1973)

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Saturday, November 27, 2010,
I was privileged this week to be able to visit the Kunsthaus, Zurich, where they are presently holding an exhibition of paintings by Pablo Picasso.

Self portrait of the Artist

Picasso's first museum exhibition was held there in 1932.  Since the artist himself had chosen all of the works exhibited then, this constituted a revolution in the world of art.  Less concerned with his blue and pink periods, the artist preferred his forays into Cubism and was vehemently committed to his current Surreali...
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Royal Madikwe - The Untamed Jewel of Africa

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Sunday, November 7, 2010,
Do you really, really want to totally spoil yourself when visiting South Africa, or perhaps you are South African and wish to entertain friends (or family) in a royal and lavish way!

Royal Madikwe (accessible by road - three and a half hours by car; or one hour by air - with daily charter flights from Johannesburg) provides a unique and exclusive safari residence in the heart of South Africa's game-rich, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.

We were fortunate to experience such "heaven" at a famil...
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Monchique - Perfect for Pre-Wedding Pampering

Posted by Janet Gallagher on Tuesday, November 2, 2010,
I had a dilemma.  We were hosting out of town guests from overseas at a Sunday (couple of hours prior to lunchtime) wedding - which venue was quite some distance from our home.

Normally all the ladies could "take off" to the hairdressing salon at the many shopping centres and malls near Johannesburg.  A Sunday morning, however, can be a little different - everything opens a tad later; and in any case the number of ladies came to six which could have been problematic; also one was a bridesmaid ...
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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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