Move Over Minimalism and Marie Kondo — Surviving the Extreme Purge to 3 Suitcases

Karen Espig
4 min readJan 19, 2022

Perks, pitfalls, and a letter to Santa

Photo by the author — This is what is moving with me (insert Vincent, my cat)

Here it is, just a few more weeks until my flight. I have managed to dispose of the contents of my apartment and now I am finishing with the final details while living at my mother’s place. That this is really finally happening is exciting and surreal.

Karen Espig

I am a contemporary figure painter, working primarily in oils. I am also a Canadian Expat living in Albania. Follow my art and travel journey.