We are not irrelevant

New Democracy and the Prespa Agreement - A point of view

Cobbers long in the tooth

Safety 48 years ago and how times have changed

We are not irrelevant

Abalinx 19 July 2019 Peter Adamis The third level of medical tests have begun with a visit to the Austin…

Cobbers long in the tooth

Abalinx 17 September 2018 Peter Adamis September 1971 to September 2018 is exactly 47 years. A life time of friendship.…

ANZAC GARDENS

ANZAC Day at Pellana The Avenue of Honour

Abalinx 16 April 2018 Peter Adamis ANZAC Day is soon upon and once again the old and bold will be on parade to remind us that the freedoms we take for granted were not with some sacrifice by the few for the many.  For those Australians fortunate to have left…

If only it was real

Abalinx 28 March 2018 Peter Adamis 68 years old and not a day goes by that I thank the good lord that I am still here. The last ten years have been a mixture of severe psychological stress, depression, infected arm, damaged spine and then cancer. Mind you I am…

ANZAC Gardens at Pellana

Abalinx 26 January 2018 Peter Adamis This article is one man’s final tribute to ANZACS & GREEKS.   It is fitting that this article is published on Australia Day 2018. I hope that its contents are well received and that it is read in the spirit in which it was compiled.…

SECURITY

Baggage of Mankind

Abalinx 12 March 2018 Peter Adamis As an Australian of Greek heritage, traditions and culture, I was raised to have a hatred against the Turks for their bestiality, their extermination of Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians. I was advised that the Turks were responsible for massacres, abduction of children and raising…

Border Protection Hearing

Peter Adamis Abalinx 1 March 2017 Listening to the Senate hearing on immigration and border control by senator Malcolm Roberts.  I concluded that the Senator was doing a great job although it was obvious that Muslims were his target.  A copy of the article may be downloaded by clicking on: IMMIGRATION…

Migrants and allegiance

Abalinx – 4 September 2015 – Peter Adamis Recently I read a political Activist Face book post regarding migrants who come to this country to be reminded of their commitment and the need to reaffirm their allegiance. I read this whilst in hospital undergoing chemotherapy for cancer and felt so strongly…

DEFENCE

Baggage of Mankind

Abalinx 12 March 2018 Peter Adamis As an Australian of Greek heritage, traditions and culture, I was raised to have a hatred against the Turks for their bestiality, their extermination of Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians. I was advised that the Turks were responsible for massacres, abduction of children and raising…

The silent majority

Abalinx 29 June 2018 Peter Adamis The silent majority of Australians are becoming increasingly fed up with the direction our nation’s leaders are going. They believe that Australia’s moral compass is at stake and that were being bled dry by external forces that are not in the best interests of…

RAR Memorial Walk 2004

Peter Adamis Abalinx 28 January 2017   This article is a tribute to those men and women who have tirelessly worked on the Royal Australian Regiment Memorial walk in Brisbane.  It was back in 2004 when my wife and I visited Brisbane, Queensland to meet up with 6 RAR mates, drop…

CANCER

We are not irrelevant

Abalinx 19 July 2019 Peter Adamis The third level of medical tests have begun with a visit to the Austin hospital for foundation blood tests. It now has become a pilgrimage and expected way of life. Those who have been guests of the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness Centre will…

936 Mosaic Days

Abalinx 13 March 2018 Peter Adamis On Friday 21 August 2015 I had been diagnosed with cancer, Nine hundred and thirty six days later, by the grace of God, Doctors, medical science, wife, family, friends and a positive outlook on life I am still here. The question on my mind…

TTE Toxin & veterans

Abalinx 16 January 2018. Peter Adamis REQUEST FOR SUPPORT – PRIVATE RESEARCH.      Back in 1972, a group of us from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment located in Townsville, Far North Queensland were seconded for a number of undisclosed weeks to Tropical Trials Establishment (TTE) near Innisfail.  At the…

COMMUNITY

John (Patsy) Patsikatheodorou

10 June 2018 Abalinx Peter Adamis What does one say to a mate’s wife and kids when he has gone from this world? A very difficult scenario, under an umbrella of huge sorrow, anguish and grief is one way of describing ones feelings on hearing the passing of a good…

Who is Costas Menidis?

Abalinx 14 March 2018 Peter Adamis What is so special about Costas Menidis? Absolutely nothing. Then readers will wonder why I am bothering to write about this character in the first place. Well I have been waiting for 30 days to get out of Fabians Jail to write this story…

Down to earth Aussies

Abalinx 30 January 2016 Peter Adamis Vi and Kevin Hurley, long-time friends known for their quiet philanthropic work behind the scenes.  Typical Aussies’ who have worked hard all their lives.  Raised three kids (lost one to illness).  Supported the Australian way of life, embracing New Australians along the way.   In their…

MILITARY

Cobbers long in the tooth

Abalinx 17 September 2018 Peter Adamis September 1971 to September 2018 is exactly 47 years. A life time of friendship. I was pleasantly surprised to be visited by an old tried and true mate from a bygone era. Andy Pring flew in from Perth straight from the airport to see…

Veterans helping an overseas mate in distress

Abalinx 17 July 2018 Peter Adamis This article is a true story which is yet to be completed. It is also a joint effort with most of the information being provided by an old mate, Ron Llewellyn, from our days spent in the 6th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment under…

Tony “Harry the Hat” Hammett – A diggers point of view

Abalinx 26 June 2018 Peter Adamis Preamble.        Who was “Tony, “Harry the Hat” Hammett, one may ask?  Only those who have served would know the name or the nickname and I can only express my own thoughts on this extraordinary man from my own life experience and what he meant…

TERRORISM

ISIS journey to the other side

Peter Adamis – Abalinx – 4 March 2015 What are the driving forces behind an individual leaving the comforts of home to fight a battle not of their own choosing and risking a journey of no return?  This question has baffled many governments and one is led to believe that…

Is this the ISIS executioner?

Peter Adamis   25 August 2014. According to recent news reports the identification of James Foley executioner has been made. At this stage the alleged killer suspect is none other than : Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, otherwise known as Lyricist Jinn Matic. A complete copy of the article may be downloaded by…

Misguided Australians seek an ISIS terrorist career & misadventure

Peter Adamis  29 July 2014.  Everyone recognises the Uncle Sam recruiting poster of the Civil War except that in this case it is a satire recruiting poster for ISIS with Osama bin laden image on the front. This poster would not appeal to the average Aussie as it has no…