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Lachlan Gunn
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A security professional, with a particular focus on crime prevention at ATMs, Lachlan has lived and worked in both Asia-Pacific and Europe. He started his career as a soldier in the British Army. Lachlan has just published his first book, 'Merdeka', a historical novel set in Malaya in 1957.
A security professional, with a particular focus on crime prevention at ATMs, Lachlan has lived and worked in both Asia-Pacific and Europe. He started his career as a soldier in the British Army. Lachlan has just published his first book, 'Merdeka', a historical novel set in Malaya in 1957.

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Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC)
On a recent trip to Kuala Lumpur I visited the Malaysian Tourism Centre building on Jalan Ampang as part of the research for the book-in-progress which is set in Malaya during WW2. The MaTiC building is endowed with a rich and colourful past. It was built i...

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Remember Gurkha pensioners and widows at their time of need
As Remembrance Sunday approaches, you may wish to consider donating to the Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT).  A donation to the Trust will help to support retired Gurkha soldiers and their families. The Nepal Earthquake may have disappeared from the news headline...

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KOSB Malaya Veterans
The First Battalion The Kings Own Scottish Borderers (1 KOSB) served in Malaya from 1955 to 1958, a tour of duty that spanned independence ( Merdeka ) day on 31st August 1957. On Thursday 17th September 2015 the KOSB Malaya Veterans' Annual All Ranks Reunio...

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Summer promotion - 'Merdeka' free on Kindle for 5 days
'Merdeka' will be free for download on Kindle from 31st July to 4th August 2015 inclusive (there may be variations due to time zones) .  Keep checking your local Amazon store. Check out the book's reviews.  The eBook was first published in November 2011 and...

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Two more 5 Star reviews for 'Merdeka'
Many thanks to another two readers for their kind reviews posted on Amazon's UK site .  All reviews are really appreciated and extracts can be seen on the  Review Page  of this blog. This is an excellent book I served in Malaya during the emergency and read...

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Support the Gurkha Welfare Trust to help the people of Nepal
Soldiers from Nepal have fought for Britain since 1815, and several of the characters in 'Merdeka' are Gurkha soldiers.  The 200th Anniversary of British Army Gurkhas (G200) has sadly been over-shadowed by the Nepal earthquake.  While it may fade from globa...

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Another five star customer review for 'Merdeka' on Amazon's UK site.  All reviews are really appreciated and extracts can be seen on the  Review Page  of this blog. Many thanks to "Al" for the following: A book of three parts: first, preparation for action ...

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ATM Gas attacks are problem for Europe - Is the USA next?
In April 2013 information of the first ATM explosive gas attack seen in the UK was posted on this blog.  The European ATM Security Team (EAST) has been reporting statistics for such attacks since 2005, and the chart below shows a significant increase from 2...

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Special offer for Xmas - 'Merdeka' eBook price cut
'Merdeka' is on a reduced price Kindle countdown deal until 30th December on Amazon's UK and US sites. Visit the Malaysian jungle for just £0.99 or $1.55 - for more details see: Amazon UK          Amazon US The eBook was first published in November 2011 and...

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A great story, evocative of a forgotten era
Another great customer review for 'Merdeka' on Amazon.com.  All reviews are really appreciated and extracts can be seen on the  Review Page  of this blog. Many thanks to Leslie Jones for the following: A great story, and very well written with good pace and...
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