About the Author

Ian Patterson
Blurbarian Since September 2010
Name Ian Patterson
Location Watermans Bay, Western Australia
Gender Male
My Occupation time traveller
My Bio My books reflect travels with my partner Deb, within Western Australia and on our international adventures.
After a 37 year career in public service I now pursue my long term interest in all things 'geography', particularly through travel.
Ian is a past Secretary to the Western Australian Planning Commission (2003 to 2005) and managed its statutory land-use planning systems for many years. Most recently (2005 to 2009), Ian was a policy advisor to Western Australian State Ministers for Planning.