IRN-BRU might be made in Scotland from girders but our national drink's cup looks like it's being held together by Blu-Tack
and sticky-back plastic.
THEY were on so many bedroom walls, share prices in Blu-Tack
must have been through the roof.
This is the latest in a long line of novel approaches developed by the companys workforce, with blu-tack
and Cillit Bang among the everyday items that have previously been used to help deliver safe and cost-effective clean-up on behalf of the sites owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Armed with metal sheets, Blu-Tack
and artificial snow, he manages to put up his decorations in just under two hours - and all for less than PS20.
MINIMALIST artist Martin Creed - renowned for exhibiting a lump of Blu-Tack
and a screwed up ball of paper - picked up the 2001 prize from f he Madonna at a ceremony in London.
old cereal box) Glue and scissors Large needle Blu-Tack
Lollipop sticks (three per puppet) Hammer 1 inch nail WHAT TO DO: 1.
, can openers and other household items have been used by thrifty scientists in the decommissioning of a nuclear power station.
Until this point, the only product that had stopped water getting into my ears was Blu-Tack
. It worked so well that I could never hear the crew shouting at me, a situation that often resulted in a recently caught fish being thrown at me to attract my attention.
| A collection of postcards put up using Blu-Tack
or poster strips (above); a framed print hides a fireplace and temporary shelves hold books (below left); Printers trays which can make a feature of collections such as shells or thimbles (below right) | A collection of postcards put up using Blu-Tack
or poster strips (above); a framed print hides a fireplace and temporary shelves hold books (below left); Printers trays which can make a feature of collections such as shells or thimbles (below right)
WHAT YOU WILL NEED: A ruler A pen top A plastic fizzy drink bottle Card A knitting needle Matchsticks A cork Sand Blu-Tack
(or similar) WHAT TO DO: Draw an arrow 25 cm long on the card and cut it out.
Next, take your clippings and lay them out on a table or the floor - use fridge magnets or even Blu-Tack
them to the wall - in a rough outline of where you'd like them.
The adviser, from Dorset Primary Care Trust, also warned Symes that Blu-tack
on posters in her waiting room posed a health risk if re-used.