Category: MILITARY

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.…

Reflections of 11th hour

Peter Adamis – Abalinx 11 November 2015 The time came to make the annual walk across the road the Watsonia RSL to pay tribute in my own small way to those who have since passed on in history but as always be remembered. As a young lad growing up during the early Fifties amongst the…

Mustapha Kemal Ataturk & the ANZACS

Abalinx – Peter Adamis – 21 April 2015 This has not been written to deter from the atrocities that were committed during WW1 or of the massacre of the Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians, but rather to look at a subject from an unbiased and unemotional point of view. I know full well the atrocities which…