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The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone

Film First What happens when you read the book of a movie you love? First up, one of my favourites, chosen at random: The Guns of Navarone. I couldn’t tell you the first time I saw this movie. I associate it with rainy Sunday afternoons with my family, lounging about eating egg sandwiches and Wotsits. Back in those days, if…

East of Eden by John Steinbeck with quote and apples

East of Eden

“Now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” This quote from Steinbeck’s East of Eden has been hanging on my wall for the last five years. I came across it on Ebay, or Etsy or somewhere else, and being both a Steinbeck fan and a hopeless perfectionist, it speaks volumes to me. I am always putting…