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THE PEN MACHETE OR THE MUSKET

Peter Adamis Abalinx 29 April 2017 It is now some 46 years that I have carried the same machete around with me and during that time I learnt that with wisdom to put aside the anger of the machete and replace it with the pen. Most of my demon anger built up over many years…

KLEPHTES OR ROBIN HOODS

Peter Adamis Abalinx 29 April 2017 Klephtes otherwise known as cattle rustlers, brigands, thieves and romanticized freedom fighters belong to another era. I wonder whether exist today?   In Greece, Klephtes became romanticized and eventually looked upon as freedom fighters and irregular forces of local chieftains that roamed the mountains, hills, glens and bush of Greece…

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…