Patrick is a lawyer who does not practice law due to a strange fascination with the world of insurance. His passion is travel, especially in and around the Mediterranean Sea. He has kept a log of his travels for more than 30 years. He became inspired to write fiction through the University of Toronto’s Creative Writing Program and it was there that he met the remarkable people who became the 11th Floor Writers. Patrick is CEO of the Axxima Group, an insurance and actuarial consulting firm. He was born in Calgary, grew up in Ottawa, and lives in Toronto.