Today's object has a bit of a confession about it. In fact, to be more accurate, it's not an object, it's objects. And some of them have involved theft.
Don't ask me why but I have a glass bowl containing a collection of golf balls. As a regular walker around these parts, it is inevitable that some of the routes I trot along run alongside golf courses. And every now and again, I come across unclaimed golf balls which have been hit outside the boundaries of the course. And when I see them, the inner magpie in me has to pick them up. They're not always just lying in the middle of a path either. I've had to go foraging through muddy river beds, thorny bushes and trespass in order to rescue these little mites. And yes, I've nicked a few too. Well, in my defence, golfers & walkers have an inbuilt contempt for each other.
The white balls (for summer golfers) & fluorescent yellow (for winter) are rescued/found. The coloured ones (pinks, blues, purples) were a present from my brother one Christmas. I don't come across many of these tiny treasures which is why it's always a thrill to see one to pop into my pocket and take home. In fact, the latest addition was popped on top only a week ago. One day, no doubt, this bowl will be too small and I'll have to find another home for them.