Thursday, April 6, 2006


Smelly walls keep vandals at bay

`Edinburgh Castle is to be smeared with rancid milk and mouldy orange peel to drive away vandals.

Officials are daubing the walls of the castle with a foul formula made of sour milk, orange peel, soya beans and corn to drive away graffiti artists. The fruit and veg-based repellent stops paint from fixing to the walls, without damaging the ancient stones.’

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