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.
On the bus
Interview by Patricia Carswell
It was Friday, 13 July 2007, and we were on the road. My family - my husband, Joe, and our four children, Luke, Harry, Beth and Arthur - and I were off to travel the world. I shoved the key to our house through the letterbox and we drove away.
Technobile: My car has a mind of its own on safety
I like handbags as much as the next girl. I don't, however, love them enough to insist they wear a seatbelt in my car. Yet that's precisely what I find myself doing: driving the length of the M4 with my cute little turquoise tote securely strapped in next to me on the passenger seat.