In recent years scandals, austerity and growing social inequality have destroyed the public's faith in government. I suppose you can't expect an Emir to pay for a taxi to take his suitcases up the hill, and the Queen could have sent a car down to meet him, but the scale seemed pretty obscene given the cuts we are going to have to make in other things. After the Christmas break that changed, people are beginning to think that perhaps it's the repeat of another major slowdown.
Credit card companies and PayPal will charge you in US dollars, and may use a different exchange rate than ours or add fees for international transactions (so your local currency total on our website may be slightly different than on your credit card or PayPal statement). That's what I get out of reading the old posts, anyway, because they were my organized top layer thoughts and feelings, and I still have (most of) the brain that created them. Because of that, she will check into a rehabilitation clinic where several patients try to control their own forbidden impulses, buried in the unconscious.