I am pleased to announce that the winner of Monday's Items of Interest post is:
* suspenseful drumroll *
Frobi guessed correctly with: "It's one of those hideous glass balls with bubbles in - v. popular in the 1970's." At this point, I would like to mention that Tara came a very close second with: "Let's see...is it the intestines of a marble?" Speaking of which, Betty's guess makes a very appropriate third: "It's a picture from one of those keyhole surgery cameras. I'm not going to guess where it was situated or I will have nightmares."
Frobi also asked: "is there a prize???"
No. There is not. Except to see the "hideous glass ball" in its place on the shelves of Castle DeVice:
Ah. Perhaps I should have placed it somewhere else for the purposes of the photo...