Category: SOCIETY

A Second Chance

Peter Adamis   Abalinx 12 January 2017 Today of all days is an anniversary that will forever remain embed in my psyche and for me I will celebrating it a day of renewal. This day some twelve months ago, I was given the last of the deadly chemical cocktails followed immediately by my own stems cells…

Being an Australian is not an easy journey

Peter Adamis Abalinx 12 January 2017 Recently two minor incidents made me realise how vulnerable I am still at this age.  That despite my pride in my past and my passion for two distant and dissimilar cultures, I could not but feel residual anger followed by a sense of hopelessness at being misrepresented and misunderstood.…

Death and Grief are like the Ocean

Peter Adamis Abalinx   25 December 2016 They say that grief has many configurations and that coming to terms with that grief is part of the healing process.  Having said that does not help me or others to process the loss of a friend, loved one or someone we knew intimately.  Even though someone we knew…

A message the day before Christmas

Peter Adamis Abalinx 24 December 2016 In the Christian world many look forward to the festive season to be with loved ones, family, friends, cobber digger mates. It is a times when all hostilities are put to one side and enjoy the time with precious friends. A copy of the article may be downloaded by…

Fair crack of the whip, it is time to be merry the Australian way

Peter Adamis 17 December 2016 In a few days’ time, those in the western world will be celebrating a Birthday and pay reverence to a faith that has been in existence for some 21 hundred years. For many it’s a time of giving for other its receiving for some it’s grieving and for others it’s…

The ignorance of sycophants and keyboard warriors.

Life gives us many opportunities to do the right thing and yet many take the easy road. Some do it school, university, work, at play and even on their partners.  The easy road is to cheat, copy, imitate, steal, connive, and lie in order to achieve their objective.  That may be fine if you are…

The decimation of the Victorian Tax industry

Peter Adamis Abalinx 15 December 2016 I am a great believer in free enterprise, small business as I am of the belief that these two concepts go a long way in employing the millions of Australians.  It is safe to say that all governments whether it is at the federal state and even at the…

I am an Aussie mate and being Greek is not a dirty word

Peter Adamis Abalinx 15 December 2016 There are times in life when one wishes that he or she had the passion of a Greek.  I confess that I love this country we call home Australia with the passion of a Greek. Having said that does not mean that I would turn my back on my…

Leadership in Australia

Peter Adamis Abalinx 13 December 2016 Recently I was asked to answer three questions on Australian leadership and what it meant to me.  To some it may come easy while to others it may evoke emotional responses of images and memories that are both positive and negative in nature, depending on one’s life experiences.  A…

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…