Ian Napp, a British former chef, had been photographed with an inflatable dingy in a field "just in case" there was a tsunami. Then he had gone home to get some clean underpants for the end of the world, but never made it back.Obviously a man with the right priorities.
22 December 2012
The British spirit
No, the world didn't come to an end. The Guardian reports from Bugarach where aliens were expected to save the favoured few: