Duncan MacDonald

Biography

Duncan is an Australian currently living in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is married to Shinta Dewi Sanawiya, muse, mate, motivator and President Director of the business he founded in 1993, dMAC Group in Asia.
Duncan has had a passion for history since childhood. He traveled to Turkey in 1975 to visit ANZAC Cove, scene of Australia and New Zealand’s entry to World War I. He then worked for 5 years in London, enabling him to research the Roman Empire’s occupation of Britain and question the Arthurian legends. He has just published two historical novels set in Ireland and Britain in the 7th century on Smashwords. Search for 'Culann - Celtic Warrior Monk'.
Search for 'The Culann Chronicles,Book 2, Picts' Plight
Duncan has just published an illustrated account of his individual trip to Anzac Cove and Lone Pine in 1975 - Search for 'Anzac'

Where to find Duncan MacDonald online


Books

dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo
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Price: Free! Words: 60,730. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4
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Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 3
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Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Information on Australia's First Fleet in January 1788 commanded by Governor Phillip, giving details on the ships, crew and convicts. Also how the French under Laperouse arrived in Botany Bay just four days later. Plus health information on Hepatitis, how one can be infected and what cures are available. Finally why Late-Life Exercisers are more healthy than elderly non-exercisers.
dMAC Digest - Health, Vol 4 No 2
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Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: Australian English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This second edition of the dMAC Digest contains information on the Spanish Flu - the 1918 Pandemic; Leprosy or Hansen's Disease, the latest medical information and list of countries where you could be at risk; Anaemia and Iron Deficiency, why this is the most common nutritional disorder in the world and how you can combat it.
dMAC Digest - Health, Vol 4 No 1
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Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This Digest presents an easily read summary of the latest information to improve and protect your family's health. Contents include; Tennis or Golfer's Elbow; Loose Weight Naturally; Cure Anxiety Without Drugs and, An Orange a Day Keeps Cancer Away.
Anzac & Lone Pine Revisited - 1975
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: Australian English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the record of my personal pilgrimage to Anzac Cove in May 1975. There were no tour buses, no official maps and the Australian Government was actively discouraging its citizens from visiting the area because of the tense political situation between Greece and Turkey. I went anyway.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Ireland and Northern Britain. Life, love and loss of larger than life characters who lived in these troubled times.

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