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    Another eBay Scammer Bites the Dust!

    Saturday, May 7th, 2011

    Another one bites the dust with a three year prison sentence … BBC article about a guy in Leeds selling tickets for the Leeds Festival on eBay netting near on £50k for tickets that didn’t exist. One question though, why was the investigation ongoing for two years? I have just received my Download Festival 2011 […]

    eBay & YouTube used to catch 195mph speeder

    Monday, December 27th, 2010

    Police in the US used eBay and YouTube to charge a guy for speeding up to 195mph in his Corvette.

    It’s Time to Talk about the Postal Strike :-/

    Saturday, October 17th, 2009

    It’s time for Royal Mail & the CWU to sit down and talk to each other for the sake of many small businesses, not just on eBay, who rely on not only getting their products out to customers but also the receipt of payments and important documents to contiue the smooth running of their businesses.

    A Rather Royal eBayer … The Duchess of Cornwall

    Sunday, May 31st, 2009

    While reading the usual eBay related news this morning, Anorak found this article in the Daily Mail Online about The Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles buying ‘knick knacks’ on eBay for her family.

    TG Green Cornishware Pottery’s coming home!

    Saturday, May 30th, 2009

    Anorak read in the local paper this week about TG Green Pottery coming back to it’s South Derbyshire (UK) roots. The Burton Mail article tells of the company being repatriated to it’s home in Church Gresley and is hoping to employ some of it’s former staff.

    A tale of a Postwoman, Celine Dion Tickets & eBay

    Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

    I have to share this story with you in my local paper The Burton Mail. A Royal Mail worker intercepted a pair of Celine Dion tickets and her partner sold them on eBay.  When the buyer tried to use the tickets for the concert …

    Anorak is well chuffed, fame at last :)

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

    Anorak is well chuffed and thankful to Sue & Chris from Tamebay and Dan Wilson for his excellent guest editorial skills for allowing my ramblings to meet the masses.

    For the love of TG Green Cornish Blue Pottery …

    Monday, March 16th, 2009

    For lovers of the TG Green Cornish Blue Pottery, there’s news that it may be coming back home to Anorak’s village. The much sought after blue and white striped pottery can be found by collectors on eBay at a pretty price and was originally

    eBay Global Buying Hub a new toy to spend on!

    Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

    Anorak’s been playing on eBay’s new Global Buying Hub and I can see it costing me more time & money because it makes it so easy to find those must have items from the 16 eBay marketplaces around the world all in one place

    Pinky and Perky get Online Auction Fever … 2008 eBay Addiction?

    Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

    Anorak was watching The (new) Pinky & Perky Show on TV (with the kids honest) to see how much my favourite childhood TV show had changed at the hands of the modern day TV makers. Pinky and Perky were one of those one-a-day black & white kids TV shows, no Sky then, 3 channels if you were lucky enough to […]

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