Patrick has a natural gift for story-telling and it is from his stories, accumulated over a lifetime, that he draws his creative inspiration. Whimsical, observant and dramatic - Patrick's work spans a wide range of emotions.
Some of these stories are about the sculptures themselves and others are about the historical and cultural background to the African motifs that features in Patrick's work.
Chipo Hippo, a sweet little girl elephant that my sons spent a tremendous amount of time playing with as they were growing up. She has now been relocated.