Health and Fitness
In the interests of health writing Patricia has been frozen to -125° C with Frank Bruno, explored the intricacies of the human brain and even (sigh) forced herself to stay in a luxury spa.
Patricia has a particular passion for sport - especially rowing - and writes a rowing blog, Girl on the River, which was shortlisted in three categories in the Wales Blog Awards.
She is also knowledgeable about M.E. / C.F.S., having suffered from chronic fatigue for many years. She is now, happily, fully recovered.
The truth about morning sickness
The news that the Duchess of Cambridge had been admitted to hospital suffering from the acute form of pregnancy sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum, also referred to as morning sickness, will have had many women wincing in sympathy; anyone who has suffered from pregnancy sickness knows how unpleasant and distressing it can be. Read more...
Mobile phone foetal monitor being developed in Abu Dhabi
It's a device so small that it could fit in the palm of your hand, yet in just a few years it could be saving thousands of lives in developing countries. Read more...
The brunt of bullying
When the former England cricketer Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff stepped into the boxing ring on Friday to take on and beat the American professional boxer Richard Dawson, he may have been hoping to exorcise a few demons. Flintoff was bullied as a child and in a Sky documentary he expressed the hope that the fight would help purge his memories of that tough time. "I want to put that side of my life to bed a little bit," he says. Read more...