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Rex Sumner
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A writer and traveller with a vast experience of SE Asia and Indonesia in particular.
A writer and traveller with a vast experience of SE Asia and Indonesia in particular.

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Struck dumb for a day – what then. The subject on which I had 5 minutes to write, this is what I came up with.
Lashan and Streben were novice priests in the village. One day they knelt at their devotions in the temple when an
earthquake interrupted them, crashing the building around their heads.  A sign from the Gods! Lashan knew the vista of truth in an instant as ...
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Update on the writing of The Making of Suzanne
I have posted most of these updates on my Facebook page, but as they are rather long I thought I would switch to the blog. These last few weeks I have worked on the story, but not posted because of battle scenes.  Battles scenes are complicated, tough to ge...
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My version of Bulletproof Coffee
In recent days several people asked for my recipe for coffee - especially those who enjoyed it.  So I thought I would give a pictorial version here, along with a few health notes.  I apologise if the science I mention is too complicated or too simple.  I am...
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Tamarillos
No, this is not a misspelt song title, but the name of a fruit that is appearing on our shelves, to be met with deep suspicion. Also known as the Tree Tomato (you can see why), it is not a large fruit and without a spectacular taste, rather acidic.  They do...
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How I cured my skin cancer
This morning I looked in the mirror, examining under my eye with particular care, and I could see no trace of where my skin cancer used to be.  Nor any blemish, scar or mark to show it once existed.  I smiled to myself at this power of research. Many years ...
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Is Science Dead?
Where is real science being conducted today?  Where is there cutting edge research? The tragedy of the modern world is that the answer is frighteningly sparse.  And I blame the appalling governments we inflict on ourselves through democracy. I intended to b...
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Seventy Five Years Later - Do we really remember?
I feel sad and emotional tonight. People put up on Facebook that it is the anniversary of the Battle of Britain today, which gives me pause for thought.  One of my uncles died in that battle, many years before I was born.  My mother has passed on - who real...
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A brief look at the science behind diets
The public's view on diet and health is incredibly mixed, with people becoming heated in defending their view.  Quite understandable, as this is a life or death matter.  Today I am writing about the background science on the matter. There is no other place ...
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