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Flu and Snowmageddon

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 I found myself asking early this week 'Why oh why did I not get my Flu jab this winter?????'   I got struck down last Friday and spent the next 5 days in bed.  Missing out on the worst snow storm to hit Jersey in 40 years!!!  Still feeling weak and pathetic now, although aches and pains have now gone, thank goodness!! 

The snow that hit us last Monday was epic!! They put out a RED warning and boy did it deliver.  Blizzards and snowdrifts that completely covered abandoned cars!!  Check out some of these pics on Channel TV's Facebook Page.  Schools were closed for 3 days (which was handy as it meant I didn't have to have any sick days)  Businesses were closed and the island came to a halt due to drifts and many fallen trees.  For once though it wasn't a over reaction.  We had 22cm of snow in out back garden (and that was not drifting snow) 10 foot drifts were reported across the Parishes.   Looked dead pretty though!! 

               

 There are still dirty great piles of the stuff now along the roads despite the fact it's warmed up and has rained a fair bit too!!

On the making front, I have been a little quiet recently.  Loads of ideas but no oomph!!  Again, my get up and go, got up and went!!  But here are a couple of things I made a few weeks ago.

pink pearl bracelet 

A pink Swarovski Crystal pearl and Sterling Silver Bracelet 

byzantine charm bracelet

The Lilac Dragonfly Byzantine Charm bracelet

 

        

freshwater pearl and crystal bracelet

And here's a sneaky peek at my latest work in progress.   More when it's finished!


I am off for an early night, but I will be heading over to Handmade Monday tomorrow to have a good nosy!!  Take care all!!

Bye for now

S x

 

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  1. Gorgeous WIP - can't wait to see it finished! Hope you keep on the road to recovery - it's a horrid flu this year, my husband's just come down with it too. Lovely snowy pics, but at least you weren't put out by it, being in bed! Simmi x Thanks Simmi xx

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  2. Sorry to hear that you've been unwell but your jewellery is amazing!

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  3. Really sorry to hear that you have been poorly. I am really hoping that as you fully recover you get a bit more of your oomph back! Loving your latest makes - it is so delicate.

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  4. Hope you are feeling much better. You really did have an epic snowstorm! I have only been to Jersey in the Summer. Your dragon fly charm bracelet is beautiful. Wendy x

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  5. Sorry to hear you've been ill, hope you're well and truly on the mend now! My goodness- what a lot of snow!

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  6. I thought about you when I heard about your snow! Sorry to hear you've been poorly - glad to hear you're on the mend. Your lovely makes look like they were inspired by the snow - this is a very white post!!

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  7. Hope you are feeling much better now Sarah. I can't imagine jersey under so much snow - your Facebook pics are great. Your latest work is looking lovely -0 as always. Hope you have a good week.

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  8. I was thinking of you when I heard of all the snow, very sorry to hear you were poorly though. Beautiful bracelets :)

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  9. I hope you are feeling better. The snow pictures are beautiful but I'm sure it was so cold. I love the sneak preview of the pearl jewelry. Have a wonderful week. Pat

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  10. Gosh that snow is very dramatic. Hope you are feeling recovered.

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  11. Wow, that's some spectacular snow! Glad to hear that you are feeling better too. xx

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