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'It's a funny old game'. The world's favourite sport has certainly given us its fair share of strange moments, and this absorbing collection gathers together the best of them, from more than a century of the beautiful game. From Blackburn Rovers' one-man team to Wilfred Minter's seven-goal haul in which he still ended up on the losing side, here are goals and gaffes galore drawn from all levels of the footballing world, whether high-profile internationals or the lowest tiers of domestic football.
For many, golf courses are sanctuaries where one can enjoy a few hours of relaxation away from the demands of day-to-day life. Courses in southern Florida are also sanctuaries for wildlife. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles and butterflies and also features a regional map and information on the unique ecosystems in this sub-tropical paradise. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information for golfers of all ages. Made in the USA.
"Amazing stories of the alien zoo of contagious germs, bacterial body snatchers, vile viruses, and squirming worms that could be living inside YOU... If you ever need an excuse to chuck a sickie from school, here's the ultimate guide. Are you host to the African eye worm - a five centimetre-long worm that reveals itself by squirming across your eyeball? Ewww!!! Or could you tell your mum that you have a ten-metre long beef tapeworm in your guts? Gross!!! Maybe that cut on your little finger is glowing in the dark due to light-emitting bacteria? (Hmm, actually, that could be something to make all your friends jealous.) And that's before you get to the billions of tiny bugs living in your poo . . . Be warned. If you read this book, you will never look at the world - or your own body - the same way again."