Having bought a few used cars recently, it’s always interesting to see what the previous owner has left behind. 

Recently, I found a whole bunch of random CDs that way. It’s likely to become a more common occurrence too, I think, as people increasingly use their iPods and forget about the small polycarbonate discs scattered in forgotten places in their cars. I got all of Elvis’ no.1 singles that way.

I’ve also turned up some small change in the past. The Rover Sterling I de-cluttered six years ago turned up a staggering amount of minor denomination coinage – plus an immense amount of dirt. 

I also know of someone who found what could only be described as money obtained probably by menace and stashed in a hidey hole behind some trim in an old Audi. He was either very fortunate, or will have to spend the rest of his days looking over his shoulder.