"With her expertise, professionalism and sincerity, Patricia is a pleasure to work with..."
I was born and educated in Nottingham and moved to Coventry in the mid-70’s. I have worked in the legal profession as secretarial support/assistance for most of my working life, with a short break to have two children, who are now grown-up and I have one grandson and two granddogs!!
I had worked for the same local firm of solicitors for many years dealing with a variety of work before specialising in conveyancing, both residential and commercial. When the firm decided to merge with a bigger firm and closed the Coventry office I decided to leave and joined a new firm, Feldon Dunsmore, who were just starting out and have thoroughly enjoyed seeing the progress made over its early years.
I like to keep active and fit and used to play a lot of sports at school. I took up Badminton in my late 20’s and played to a high level in the local Coventry and Warwickshire league but had to gracefully retire due to a foot operation. I have since done a variety of exercise classes eg. gym work, Zumba, hoola-hoop and have recently started Salsa classes.
I never had a favourite teddy bear when I was younger, only dolls, so when I had my first Steiff teddy bear as a gift this started a rollercoaster. As collectable teddy bears can be very expensive, as I had always done a lot of dressmaking I decided to have a go at making them. After a few false starts I did get better, and even roped in my husband to help with the joints, and have now made approximately 40 bears to-date. I donated one to a charity auction and this raised £250.
I have a love of all things Greek and love holidaying in the Greek Islands every year and latterly exploring the mainland which has a lot to offer.
If I won the lottery I would love to travel the world in luxury and also set up a Foundation for charitable causes and travel to promote this.
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Mamma Mia – here we go again