SOLD! £10 jar of air from Caister beach snapped up by Welsh buyer

PUBLISHED: 14:22 23 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:05 23 February 2018

A sunny day on the beach at Caister.

Picture: James Bass

A sunny day on the beach at Caister. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk © 2014

A jar of air sampling the seaside scent of Caister beach has been snapped up for £10.

An advert was placed on auction website eBay this week promising “fresh, invigorating and fortifying” air from the village’s beach, hand sealed in a jar.

Thomas McGuechen, 32 from the village, posted the advert purely as a joke among friends, but was amazed to discover a buyer from Wales had taken him up on his offer.

He said: “People have been selling air online for a long time and after joking around with my friends I thought I would try it myself.

“It all started out as just a bit of fun, but I’ve re-listed it now in case anybody else wants some too.”

Mr McGuechen added he is now considering adding a new product to his line - a “beach in a box” which would consist of “sand and jars of sunshine”.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Great Yarmouth Mercury. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Great Yarmouth Mercury