• Sandy’s Place – South African Lifestyle Blog
    Book club,  Reviews

    We’re going to need more wine

    Firstly can I just say if I were to be famous enough that a memoir about my life would be commissioned this is the name I would choose. So thanks Gabrielle I now need a new name. The title is not a suggestion it is an instruction we are going to need more wine and lots of it with a side order of popcorn. From the beginning right until the very end it feels like I am with my best friend listening to her regale me all about her life over a great meal and the waiter keeps on coming over only to refill our glasses. Which is great as…

  • Sandy’s Place – South African Lifestyle Blog
    Book club,  Reviews

    The year of yes by Shonda Rhimes

    Everyone’s got some greatness in them. You do. The girl over there does. That guy on the left has some. But in order to really mine it, you have to own it. You have to grab hold of it. You have to believe it.”- Year of yes I am an avid reader, before this non-cancellation subscription called adulting I used to be able to read eight books a month. I now try to do one a month and when I manage two well that’s an excuse to spend time with my trusted lover (Merlot). Recently I realized, much to my disappointment that I didn’t really read any black female authors…