Eye of newt, toe of alien (for sale)

Today’s theme is items of a haunted nature.

About a year ago, quite by accident, I discovered that eBay has a ‘weird stuff’ category, under ‘collectables’. No kidding. And then it divides into useful sub-categories such as ‘totally bizarre’, ‘quite strange’ and ‘not that odd’ (or titles along those lines).
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In which we revisit my childhood brat self

That last entry is the most popular thing I’ve ever written – more than 10 times the number of views I usually have. That could have something to do with me linking to it with the comment, ‘Sorry if this is too much information’. Quite a lot of people probably clicked and then went away again almost immediately, disappointed at the lack of drama or naked body parts – the naked photos are a few entries back, folks. I could keep adding such interest-inducing comments to the links, but I don’t think I could keep the hyperbole up (‘More too much information!’; ‘Ladybits!’; ‘MY WHOLE PRIVATE DIARY!’).

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