Thank you to Amy and everyone else who helped. And I didn't mind the jokes at all – "if you can laugh at yourself, then when can you laugh?" as 'they' say.
I have managed to clean most of the offending ooze from the camera, though I am afraid some of the raspberry smell still remains, though I am sure that this too, will, in time, go eventually. It is slightly rank, so in the mean times I have attached a small Morrisson's stick-on airfreshener to the bottom of the camera and. All of the buttons seem to work fine, so it's another victory for the e-3's weather sealing!