Author Archives: Rosalie Squires

About Rosalie Squires

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View from the Window

Margie slowly opened her eyes. The curtains were pulled back and she could see a rectangle of grey sky criss crossed by the window frame. Gradually she moved her gaze round to the familiar picture of two little boys looking … Continue reading

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In a garden

It’s cold and dark And wet A winter’s evening No time for the garden So I lie in the bath And dream And as I laze Some little imp – angel or demon, I neither know nor care – This … Continue reading

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I remember that God who made the heavens and earth Made me God, the spirit of life Died for me My soul was made in eternity One small breath of God’s being He gave me parents That I might take … Continue reading

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Modern morals and motivation

As I mentioned the other day, I recently read Josh Glancy’s column where he is basically re-evaluating the need for a moral code in a post Weinstein world. He suggests that men are examining their conscience and history with uncomfortable … Continue reading

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A little something for someone

No, I don’t go in for New Year’s resolutions – asking for trouble! In terms of inviting disappointment and making extra opportunities to beat oneself up, that is. But I can’t deny there’s something about the time of year that … Continue reading

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Continuing yesterday’s theme of why don’t I …? I was flicking through the Sunday supplements and thinking well, why don’t I comment on what I read? Actual comments as in words on the screen rather than just the internal dialogue … Continue reading

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Princess in her tent

Yes, look closely and she is there even if a book and her dad are rather stealing the show!Well, here we are, New Year’s Eve and feeling the need for some sort of round up of the year. In terms … Continue reading

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Here and There

Halo of golden curls Dancing in the sunlight One small face, enrapt Longing to get it right. Tiny hands hold fast The tub of magic stuff And clasp the plastic wand Is wishing quite enough?   Thin strands of wispy … Continue reading

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Still dancing

  My artist friend is now 96 and has dementia but a few years ago she gave me some of the doodles and sketches she used to make in preparation for her major works. This is an extract from one … Continue reading

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The wonder of life – potato skins

Oh the wonder of potato skins Rooting on my window sill! The tuber, meant to sustain new life I have eaten. Its atoms, calories, molecules Are part of me. All it has left are the skins I discarded With their … Continue reading

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