At least I can be grateful to those who have made direct contact.
Colonel Bigham would have assumed military command over the same area, the two leaders working in tandem. In a nuclear emergency, a handful of brilliant Sixth Form scholars and top CCF NCOs were to be singled out to enter the bunker.
The most academic were to be drawn from sensible subjects of future value such as Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Engineering.
Only sensible people are invited to apply in the most sensible fashion.
They must promise upon sensible bended knee not to rise to the bait and at all times act and respond in a humourless, uninspired fashion.
No doubt, mathematicians would have been required, too.
The aim being that these groups would provide the starting point of a new post- holocaust generation.More contributions please but remember to keep them sensible.As to Esmond's notion of only sensible people enquiring into the Pavilion Fund mystery, this is a thoroughly silly idea.Laughter, even the merest snigger, will not be permitted at meetings with perpetrators sent immediately into purgatory.Those wishing to join the SS must have been through the rigours of Simpson's Academy for Dull Folks in which youthful liveliness was systematically squeezed out, leaving dull, grumpy, sensible inmates mature ahead of their time.Name: Chris Esmond Email: chrisesmond Years_at_school: 59-66Date: Time: Your last contribution, Pete, where you confess to having ignored "so sensible advice", is deeply disappointing and as a result I regret to inform you that you will no longer be considered to lead the investigation into the missing Pavilion Fund monies as such a responsibility demands an impeccably sensible person (especially where investigating himself is involved).Name: Chris Esmond Email: chrisesmond Years_at_school: 59-66Date: Time: Pete Fowler, your proven investigative skills make you eminently qualified to lead the ' What Happened to the Pavilion Fund? However, as a supporter of Henry Wyatt you yourself are, inevitably, I'm afraid, a prime suspect, which necessarily presents a rather tricky situation, a 'conflict of interests', as the saying goes: Would you be prepared to interview yourself?Name: Tom Stanning Email: tandg.Years_at_school: 1963 - 1970Date: Time: I had no idea I would create such curious responses when I made my first contact with your website.One respondent is grumpy and loses the plot whilst another seems to think I am the Invisible Man.Each potential survival cell contained a nominated political and military leader for the local area.Dr Simpson would have taken administrative power over London and the Home Counties rather on the Nazi Gauleiter principle in WW2, as seen in countries like Poland.