Thursday, January 29, 2009
More bear food – and tips on how to grow and catch your own
What if the doomsayers are right ... what if society, as we know it, really is about to collapse? Do you have what it takes to make it in a world without electricity and running water? Tanya Gold offers an essential survival guide. I am an urban girl. I have no skills except whingeing and bingeing. I can barely open a packet of Hobnobs without an explosive device. The post-apocalyptic norm - see 28 Days Later - is for survivors to sit in desirable country mansions, eat tinned tomatoes, develop post-traumatic psychosis and shoot each other. Never in any apocalyptic scenario in any movie I have seen - and I have seen them all - does anyone try to live off the land. Fun things you could do after the apocalypse: Break into M15, read all its secret files. Oh, no! She was murdered! I knew it!