Month: April 2016

ANZAC DAY 2016 – A quiet one

Abalinx – Peter Adamis – 25 April 2016 A quiet response on my part this year. In Watsonia, not far from Simpson barracks, located across the road from the Watsonia RSL, I watched the procession from the driveway. My immune system post stem cell transplant was not the best to be mingle amongst the crowd.…

ANZAC Day 2016 – One day of reflection

Abalinx – Peter Adamis 24 April 2016 ANZAC Day is soon upon us and it is only natural that our minds turn to those who gave their all not only at Gallipoli, the Western front, Middle East, Russia, Asia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian ocean and South East Asia; but to all those military activities that…

The Aussie connection – The Battles of Greece and Crete

Abalinx – Peter Adamis 21 April 2016 It should not come as a surprise to students of history to note that despite distance, language and cultural differences between two nations; the bonds between Greeks and Australians is forever eternal.  Neither should it be a surprise to the general Australian public that consecutive generations continue to…

The Brunswick Boys

Abalinx Peter Adamis 19 April 2016 In the early 1950s when I was just a young nipper living in Fitzroy and Carlton and then in Windsor/Prahran/St Kilda suburbs we would often see older men drinking mentholated spirits amongst other drinks in the alley ways and laneways that were found in the rear of the homes.…

One bright day for the Victorian Division of the Liberal Party

Peter Adamis – Abalinx 9 April 2016 Standing outside and soaking in the sunshine, sufficient to meet my vitamin D intake, I watched in wonder as the world passed by. Throngs of people went passed the pavement onto various activities. Most of those who passed me by made their way to the Liberal Party of…