Category: COMMUNITY

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…

THE BARE FACTS OF LEONIDAS TWO FACES

Peter Adamis 25 November 2106 One thing I know, that I know nothing. This is the source of my wisdom. Source:  Socrates Philosopher of the 5th century BC.  This is an excellent starting point for any discussion and the perfect platform for readers to make their own assumptions of what is right and wrong about…

IS BEING LACONIC UN-AUSTRALIAN OR JUST PLAIN GREEK

Peter Adamis 22 November 2016 After some 64 years living as an Australian of Greek heritage, I find it ironic that I am now questioning my own origins and wondering which of my two cultures has survived the ravages of time. Yes, while it is true that I am proud to be an Australian whose…

Life can be disappointing and yet wonders never cease

Abalinx 15 October 2016 Peter Adamis In life we meet many and through the filters of time we strike a balance between the physical and psychological defences that we surround ourselves with.   An elderly and wise mentor of mine, once remarked to expect the best and worse from those you least expect it.  As a…

Attempted coup by self righteous vigilantes and the right to live

ABALINX 14 NOVEMBER 2016 PETER ADAMIS I find it odd that after some two years of peace and tranquility that a few vigilantes bent on changing the course of history by manipulating the facts attempted to overthrow the legitimate Committee of Management at the Pallaconian brotherhood Leonidas.  In the aftermath of those two years, 2014…

Sand in the well is not an Aussie concept

Abalinx Peter Adamis 11 October 2016 In life we work diligently long hours of hard work in order to provide a stable, secure and safe environment for our immediate family and that of those within our sphere of influence.  We surround ourselves with good people and shun those that cause us anxiety stress and ill…

Leonidas Elliniko Glendi 2016

Left to right:  Kon Deves – Neos Kosmos, Mary Tsaganas – Promotions Manager, Dina Gerolymou – SBS Greek radio, John Kostarakis – Dance teacher and Nestor Greek school, Nick Bantounas – noted philanthropist, Peter Adamis – President Pallaconian Brotherhood ‘Leonidas’, Samantha Ratnam – Mayor City of Moreland, Peter Khalil – Federal Member for Wills, Maria…

Crossing the great divide

Abalinx – 23 July 2016 – Peter Adamis Today some 62 years ago a family of four stepped of the ship Cyrenia in Fremantle west Australia. It was on a Friday the 23 July 1954. I am grateful that all the family is well and both my parents are still alive and with us this…

Aussie Greek Easter at (Pellana) Watsonia – Melbourne

Abalinx Peter Adamis 1 May 2016 United Nations congregation.     Aussie Greek Easter 2016 at the Adamis household is a gathering of United Nations. The blood lines that flow through the veins of the family members are Australian, English, Greek, Irish, and Korean all of which now flow through the youngest member of the family, little…

Thunderstorms of biblical proportions in Melbourne

Abalinx Peter Adamis 1 May 2016 Those of the Orthodox faith are currently celebrating the traditional Easter in accordance with the calendar of a bygone era and that it differs slightly with the Catholic and protestant dates of Easter. If one live during the period of Christ’s crucifixion and experienced lasts nights thunderstorms; they can…