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Two writers take up a lot of room!

Two writers take up a lot of room!

First day of NaBloPoMo and NaNoWriMo and it’s a bloody Saturday with social commitments and stuff piled up to my nose that need doing and skype calls that MUST me made and … shit! it’s 7:30 pm and I’m just getting time to sit down at the computer.

Had a great day, though … although not one bit conducive to creative thought … as we spent the day visiting friends and talking politics. Not only is the US election very close, the President of Seychelles spoke last night and announced a whole slew of economic reforms that will have the country conforming to IMF demands that will have some money pouring in, but will change things drastically in the way people here live.

Here’s a quote from one person’s facebook site that sums things up:

A floating currency is a currency that uses a floating exchange rate as its exchange rate regime. A floating currency is contrasted with a fixed currency.

In the modern world, the majority of the world’s currencies are officially but not really floating[citation needed], including the most widely traded currencies: the United States dollar, the Japanese yen, the euro, the British pound and the Australian dollar. The Canadian dollar most closely resembles the ideal floating currency. Read more here.

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