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Silver is the monetary metal with proven historical resilience

July 11, 2019 - 07:41 -- Admin

This is based on a comment I made here:

Milton Friedman suggested that the pre-1873 mix of silver standard, gold standard, and dual standard countries was possibly more stable than having almost all the major countries on the gold standard.  I think he is correct: that international monetary order certainly lasted a lot longer.

Taster: The Earth Below

April 9, 2019 - 21:15 -- Admin

My novel, The Earth Below, will soon be published (probably by the end of the month).

It’s a Young Adult dystopian novel for older teens, following the adventures of Marri and her friend Felix as they try to survive in their oppressive underground community.

I’ve put up an extract from Chapter 1 on my personal website at the bottom of the page. I’ll do another post when the book is released.