Although Patricia can (and does) tackle heavyweight issues, there’s always room in her life for a bit of frivolity.
This section covers topics that are a little less earnest, from charity balls to beeping cars – anything, in short, that doesn’t come under the other categories.
However superficial the subject, Patricia takes this kind of writing just as seriously as more sober topics and will deliver well-researched copy, written to the same standard as her other work.
Carrying the torch
Local equestrian and Olympic medallist, Jane Holderness- Roddam, is to be one of the Olympic torchbearers for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Patricia Carswell talks to her about her life, Westonbirt and eventing.
Thinking of getting a dog? Thinking is how you get it right
The news that a dog was mauled to death by an American Staffordshire terrier at this year's Dubai Pet Show will have shocked many people, especially at an event designed as a family day out. Read more...
Smart way to give us a ring
A tall, striking woman in a black riding habit is mounted, side-saddle, on a magnificent chestnut horse with a plaited forelock and oiled hooves. At her command, the animal rears up and a hawk, perched on her gloved hand, then spreads its wings.