Penniless economist

A BRITISH economy graduate will try to live for one year without money in an attempt to become the ultimate ‘freeconomist’.

Mark Boyle, 29, intends to live completely off the land and waste products he scrounges as well as using a composting toilet, while living from his borrowed caravan at Timsbury, near Bath.

 “I’ve been preparing a lot over the last couple of months, but the challenge will be the things I can’t plan for; a broken arm, exhaustion or the worst case scenario, a family bereavement,” he said.

“I suspect the most difficult thing will be socialising in a world that revolves around money. I’ll be living on a day-to-day basis, hand to mouth, which means I’ll never really know where my next meal comes from.”