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Saturday, 18 December 2010

Treacherous roads

Well as the title says, the roads were treacherous here this morning. We had 4" snow overnight - laying on top of the ice that had formed first. No buses were running, so I took my daughter to work 5 miles away. What a horrid journey. None of the roads had been treated, not even the main A31 (after I dropped my daughter off at work at 9am, the snow ploughs started appearing). I drove extremely carefully, but still slid twice. This evening, the car also slid again. Fortunately, there was no contact with anything, so all is well, but since it is well below freezing again, the road conditions will be horrendous again tomorrow.
I apologise for the terrrible lighting on this card - it's tricky to take good photos at night lol
I made this for the lovely AuntySue from DC.
Papers are Papermania Hampstead by Jessie Edwards, ribbon effect is paper, cut from sheet by hand, then a thin strip of contrasting paper woven through it.
Image coloured with Promarkers

Stay safe, & warm everyone

Tfl, & for any comments you may care to leave.

6 comments:

kay said...

hi noreen,glad you home in one piece,not good here either and we put off a family trip,take care and i loved the card,x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Noreen, love this gorgeous card and cute image. Fab idea with the ribbon weaving. So glad your safe and sound love. Take care if you have to venture out tomorrow and keep snuggled up warm.

Donna x

tilly said...

pleased you got there and back safely, must admit, we had snow last night but strangely, our main road was gritted, big change from last year, a lovely card and I am sure Sue will love it
take care
Tilly x

Vixx handmade cards said...

Hiya Noreen!
Another beauty hun!, fab image and great layout too. The roads around here are awful too and I think it's gonna get worse before it gets better :o(. Why do we come to a stand still in this country with the snow??, it makes me so cross where other countries get it worse then us!!
Take care and warm hugs Vicky xx

Janette said...

Hi Noreen, Oh that journey sounds awful....we have no gritted roads locally either, can't say about main ones though....love the card, sure Sue will to...take care.xx

Lee said...

lovely card Noreen.Oh i'm so glad you are ok,must be awful driving in those conditions.Take care,thinking of you.Happy Christmas.xxx