It’s been the subject of a million pub conversations. Virtually every zombie survivalist and prepper has considered it.
Why not just barricade yourself somewhere safe & see out the apocalypse in style?
It sounds tempting. Find a safe place and cut yourself off from the zombies, the virus, and the world. But, how would any of us respond to such a challenge. Few of us go an hour without a conversation, text or email crossing our paths.
Well, this May, I will be cutting myself off from the world for 5 days of solitary confinement in an ex-cold war bunker here in the UK. I will have no human contact for the entire period and live off the rations I bring with me. I will be alone in a giant concrete bunker, below ground at all times.
The scenario is simple. I will be the last survivor of an apocalypse. I believe it was a zombie apocalypse. It could have been something else – a plague, meteor, whatever…
I am secure in a huge underground bunker. Four floors of empty and abandoned Cold War corridors to wander and explore…
This is going to happen by me in May. This will be my mini-apocalypse. I will cut off, alone and with no idea what’s going on outside.
How will I get by? Books, wandering, imagining stuff, getting scared by shadows, cracking up – I just don’t know. I’ve never done anything like this before, few of us have.
Thinking it through I can’t work out whether it will end up like ‘I am Legend’ with me barricading myself in a small room for sleeping periods or if it will be a great chance to be alone for a week for the first time in my life.
I hope this small experiment will provide some insight into the question above and provide some insight into what it’s like to be a lone survivor…
Details to follow and I will be sending one blog update per day so you can track the state of my sanity as we go along…
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