Fraser Paterson

http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Fraser-Paterson.jpg Fraser is 40 years of age, and has experience in many fields, including financial services, where he used to run his own business as an Independent Financial Adviser. He currently works as a freelance writer, specialising in golf and Scottish history. Fraser has served as a trustee of a registered charity, and held a very senior position in the Round Table. He is also a fully qualified golf referee. Fraser maintains a regularly updated blog, covering everything from local happenings to golf, snooker and various less well known charities in the Lothian. The website is http://fraserpat1972.blogspot.com He also has a golf website www.fpaterson.com and a Scottish History site http://fpaterson.wodpress.com Reverting to the business front, Fraser successfully set up and established a strong networking group of small business owners, drawn from across the Lothians, with the assistance of the Scotland South and East franchise owners of Business Network International (mainly known as BNI). Fraser was awarded Member of the Year for his Chapter at the Scottish Awards in 2004, the recipient for which is chosen by fellow members in recognition of outstanding contribution. Aside from golf and snooker Fraser also enjoys excellent food, regularly dining in eateries across the Lothians. Scottish history is a more recent topic he has enhanced his interest in.
Articles by Fraser Paterson:

Imperial Style at the Imperial Palace

I had initially popped in to the Imperial Palace to collect a takeaway, and was most impressed at how many people of Chinese ancestry were eating there.  The meal I’d ordered turned out to be delightful so I decided to take my wife in one evening.

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Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline was founded in 1991 to help the victims of the Chernobyl disaster.

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Service with a Swing at Swanston Golf Club

Swanston Golf Club has recently undergone, and still is undergoing, a significant revamp. This includes the eating facilities at the club, since the owning McClung family have chosen to make the facilities open to all.

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A Second Chance for Hewats

Hewat’s Restaurant in Causewayside, just to the South of Edinburgh’s city centre, received a somewhat harsh review in this year’s List guide to Eating and Drinking, so I thought I’d give it a second chance, so to speak. What a good decision it proved to be! The newly laid out waiting area was superb, and the décor in the restaurant itself had a warm, bright feel to it, though the modern art may not be to everyone’s taste. Read the rest of this entry »

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Britannia Spice

Britannia Spice is located in Leith, convenient for the Royal Yacht Britannia (sightseeing), Ocean Terminal (shopping) and Scottish Executive (working), and served by frequent buses from Edinburgh city centre. It is a critically-acclaimed restaurant, offering multi-ethnic cuisine – Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali, and Thai menus. Britannia Spice’s most recent award was at the British Curry Awards ceremony in September last year, when it won Best Restaurant in Scotland; again!

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