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'

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Books

dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: Australian English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
(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
By Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: Australian English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
(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
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
(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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