Patricia has a medical background having been a practice nurse for many years. She is also a qualified registered healer.
One of her main hobbies is photography and she has had many photographs published in several magazines. Her photographs have been exhibited, with many interpreted and painted at a professional level.
The author was involved with musical theatre for many years taking chorus, cameo and leading roles at the Pier Pavilion in Sussex.
Patricia has won many classes of singing in music festivals.
Mabel and her husband Harry survive the war and bring up their daughter, Alexa and adopted son Luke. As the family move around the country following job opportunities, Alexa and Luke's upbringing sees some important changes, including attending boarding school where both children fail to settle and Alexa finds herself on occasion sent to the stairs.
I Want To Sing Without Crying tells the story of recently divorced Lindy who decides that now is the time to start a new life where she does what she wants instead of being taken advantage of by others.
Patricia Rose's story relates how complicated this new life becomes when she forms a tense sexual relationship with an artist, a married man.