Month: December 2016

Aussie leadership

Peter Adamis Abalinx  13 December 2016 Mankind has spoken of, witnessed, debated and criticized about what is leadership and yet despite all the rhetoric, leaders have always come and gone. Each one leaving a legacy for others to emulate, inspired by their leadership. A copy of the article may be downloaded by clicking on: AUSSIE LEADERSHIP…

It is all Greek to me

Peter Adamis   Abalinx 11 December 2016 I would like to place on record that it is a pity that in times of turmoil, stress, uncertainty and ignorance that the best and the worst of us as individuals come to the surface.  During these periods of unrest, chaos and hostility, a calm and cool head is…

Stepping back to smell the roses and live

Peter Adamis Abalinx 9 December 2016 Tonight was a milestone for me. As promised some three years ago, I stepped aside from all political positions and just remaining a member of the Liberal Party. I will confess that I am an unashamed right wing conservative with family and Defence as my favourite issues. I have…

Can ignorance be an ironic paradox of facts

Peter Adamis 6 December 2016 As my favourite ancient Spartan King Agesilaus once said to a man who was amazed at how modest the King and the other Spartans’ cloths and meals were; King Agesilaus replied: ‘Freedom is what we reap from this way of life, my friend.‘   Having said that, I can be…

Mick Strong

Peter Adamis 2 December 2016 This article is about Mick Strong, not about his military career, not about me, not about the human and spirit that dwells within us all and the one phone call that made a difference to me.   Mick Strong is not to be confused with the soldier from 1 RAR but…

Barry Tolley

Peter Adamis   Abalinx 1 December 2016 I just spoke with Barry. He is at home, living in far North Queensland with his wife. I am so pleased that I caught up with him. He was also one my early mentors. A tower of strength, great Aussie humour, tough as nails and a terrific Australian. His…