SpineOut : December 2010
In surfing champion Mick Fanning’s new book, Surf For Your Life: Grommets’ edition, Mick shares his life as a grommet, through to the trials and tribulations of the surfing circuit. If you’re looking for some tips, here are some from one of the best in the world. But wait! Girls are also surfing champions, so Stephanie Gilmore tells us about: Surf for Your Life: Grommets’ edition by Mick Fanning and Tim Baker is published by Random House, $19.95. Read tips for the advanced Read tips for intermediates Read about competition surfing Read about surfing as a career Read tips for beginners Nuclear power – YesorNo? It was interesting to see the poll results from our last issue of SpineOut. Seems you’re split down the middle with 46% saying yes, 49% saying no and only 5% undecided. Our next poll asks .... Do you prefer reading books using an e-book reader or do you prefer the real thing? Click here to go to our homepage and have your say now! random stuff This issue we’re giving away 20 copies of Noah’s Law by Randa Abdel-Fattah valued at $16.99 each. IT’s supeR eAsy! simply email us to tell us why you’d like towinacopyin25 words or less. The 20 most creative answers will win a copy! Copyright © December 2010 Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd win! true or false ... how will you score? The Second Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd & John Mitchinson is published by Faber, $19.99. 1. An octopus has 8 legs. 2. The answer to the age-old question, ‘Which came first, the chicken or the egg’, is the chicken. 3. If you leave a tooth in a glass of coke overnight, it will dissolve. 4. The fear of heights is called acrophobia. 5. An average cumulus cloud weighs about 100 elephants. 6. Cleopatra was Greek. 7. In Roman times a centurion commanded 100 soldiers. 8. The game of football was invented in England. click here to find the answers. Mick Fanning Stephanie Gilmore PhotographofStephanieGilmorebyJonFrank something for the Grommets Stop Press The Naked Scientist says ‘Mosquitoes could be flying vaccinators?’ read on ...