Right - we will start off with an easy one. Clue: They come in all shapes and sizes (ooer, missus).
I will post up the un-cropped photo as soon (or as soon as I get home) as someone gets it, and the first correct answer gets a round of virtual applause.
I told you it was easy - it's a small paint brush belonging to H.I.
If I have time, I will make the next one more interesting tomorrow, plus boost the content by discussing the filth and sedition that I am renowned for.