walking by Trottick Ponds, Dundee, 29Oct19

blog post 14 April 2018 in recognition of my Dad Willie Patterson; scriptwriter of Jeff Hawke; Daily Express & Titan Books

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New Year's Day Dook at Broughty Ferry fundraising for charity

"I am taking part in YEAABA.org Big Dook on 1Jan20 for Royal Voluntary Service because I'm a volunteer for RVS and appreciate their cause.

I recently became a volunteer for the Dundee Home From Hospital Service at RVS and also for East Fife Community Transport, the former because I swim at the Olympia, Leisure and Culture Dundee, most days, and the latter because I live in the area.

And when I noticed the leaflet from YEAABA (Ye Amphibious Ancients Bathing Association) promoting the Big Dook on New Year's Day, at the Olympia reception, I decided to take the plunge and go for it! A fellow swimmer who also volunteers with RVS suggested that I do it for the charity. Good idea! So here I am fundraising for the first time on Just Giving. ..."

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