Buy Nothing

Thanks to regular reader François for showing us the logo of this year’s Buy Nothing Day. People escaping a barcode!


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

2 Responses to “Buy Nothing”

  1. Sean Giere says:

    Hi Robert,

    I read your essay in the recent edition of The Idler. I am accumulating my “escape fund” and plan to head to Montreal. I currently live in overpriced Boston. Man, there are studios in Montreal for $400!! Thanks for your advice and your publication. Bohemia awaits!

    I wonder if I’ll encounter trouble at the Canadian border about temporary stays or permanent stays? I gotta do some research. I’m a U.S. citizen. Do you have any tips for the move?

    Thanks a bunch,

  2. Glad you enjoyed the article! I have emailed you a bit of advice.

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