Sunday Post : Hope

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Jakesprinter is celebrating Hope with his Sunday Post this week.  Newly returned from the Algarve, I’m afraid my hope is very selfish- that my dream of retirement in this beautiful place might not be too far off.

Some day to have a tile-fronted home

Some day I’d love to have a tile-fronted home

And maybe a door and windows like this

With maybe a door and windows like these

A tessoura roof and trim would be pretty

A tessoura roof and trim would be pretty

With a little roof garden

With a little roof garden

It might need a little TLC

Of course, a little TLC might be in order

I love the blue tiles, but maybe brown could be good.

I love the blue tiles, but maybe brown could be good.

But wouldn't a lacy balcony be just perfect?

And wouldn’t a lacy balcony be just perfect?

And then there's the joy of chimney pots

Then there’s the joy of chimney pots

I could have such fun!

I could have such fun!

I'd have wonderful flowers in my garden

I’d have wonderful flowers in my garden

But one thing is certain- I'd always be close by boats and the sea

But one thing is always certain- I’d have to be close to boats and the sea

Thank you, Jake.  I may be home again, but the hope is still very much alive.  I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is hoping for this week, so join me over on Jake’s page?  You won’t be sorry.

Just click on the flying dragon or the link.

68 comments

    1. Thanks, Vicky. When we bought our house I thought we’d be there by now, but life doesn’t always work out the way you hope. I still can’t claim to have a miserable existence though, can I?

    1. Never enough, Tricia! Last year was very lean- only 3, I think! 4 weeks and a bit. We’re off to a good start this year, and I did state categorically that I was going for a month at some point- probably around my birthday in November.

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