Opinion and First Person
In common with many journalists, Patricia regularly plunders her own life for material. Although you won’t find her indulging in tabloid-style confessionals (and her children remain, at their insistence, firmly off-limits), she’s usually willing to reveal some less than flattering observations about herself – for the right fee, of course.
Patricia is rarely short of an opinion, too, and will sound off on most topics, on demand and on time.
Why a relaxing spa just stresses me out
I hate my useless hairdresser
(so why do I still tip her?)
After three bottom-numbing hours, the hairdresser held up the mirror for the final ‘ta-da’ unveiling of what was meant to be my sophisticated, sexy new look. My cascade of beautiful, flame-coloured hair had vanished and in its place was a tumble of knotted, muddy brown locks.
Don't tell me you love me when you don't
Last week I was having a perfectly cordial chat with a friend on the phone. Not my best friend, but someone who I liked a lot and enjoyed meeting for tea. We pencilled in another date and as I went to ring off my friend called out the words 'I love you'.