Writer, painter, thinker, tinkerer, sculptor, repurposer, ratbag sailor. Cooking columnist for the internationally famous Uki News.

While life mostly isn’t meant to be taken too seriously, there are some bits of it that should be.  Pat’s writing, artworks and activism involve community, sustainability and a critical examination of power in all its forms.

Then there are the really important things like food, wine, humour and personal interaction that transcends the background noise of someone trying to tell or sell you something. Life doesn’t need a smartphone to filter it.