A List of Facts
My name is Pádraic. It is also Patrick.
I live in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.
I spend a lot of time in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
I used to live in and still regularly visit Malawi.
An Irish citizen, I was born in South Africa.
I have also lived in England, France, and Belgium.
I have a mother who, among other things, makes beautiful gardens, sometimes for other people. She blogs at Jardin.
I run The Nsanja Project, a platform for creatives.
I am involved in Lake of Stars, the festival on the shores of Lake Malawi.
I run advocacy and communications for the Jesuit Refugee Service in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
I facilitated for Higher Education at the Margins in Dzaleka refugee camp.
I taught at St. Joseph’s in Kasungu, Malawi.
I helped to set up Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, also in Kasungu.
I filmed schoolchildren recite Q Malewezi’s poem ‘Anything‘.
I also filmed their short play Education Is A Key.
I made the music video Mwanayo for Sirius.
I almost made a documentary in Syria called These Stones Remain.
I almost launched the Malawi Arts Review.
I plan to shoot a film in Ireland and Malawi in 2015.
I like making lists.
I dislike sentences beginning with “I”.
You can contact me by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.