Monday, January 24, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: The Moneyless Man

OK, call me shallow, but apart from the compelling title, I was totally attracted to the guy's attire (checkered shirt over t-shirt and jeans). I couldn't resist picking up The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living when I was at the Singapore Changi Airport in October last year. I am very interested in Mark Boyle's story about his courageous year-long experiment of living without money. Here's the teaser from page xiii and I can't wait to read the rest of the book!

And so I lay there, covered in oil, full of apprehension, exhausted, stressed and staring at the ceiling, so many thoughts flew through my mind. How on earth had I managed to get to this point in my life and why the hell did I end up embarking on this seemingly impossible mission so publicly?