Maria's articles are always beautifully written, thoroughly researched, interesting to read  - and in well before the deadline. 

Amanda Angus, digital editor, Saga Magazine 


I found Maria a model contributor - a resourceful and engaging writer who always understood exactly what I wanted and delivered it on time without fuss. 

 Adrian Pettet, S magazine, Sunday Express


Thank you for delivering such a brilliant workshop on freelance journalism. Once again, the feedback forms are outstanding. In the words of one, 'Maria was great - positive, knowledgeable, interesting and funny'. 

University of Bristol 

A big thank you to Maria for being our spokesperson for our Diamond women and their cars campaign. Maria's knowledge was second to none, she completely brought the research to life and all the interviews went really well. 

Admiral car insurance 

Thanks for giving a great live interview about the anniversary of the driving test - much appreciated. 

BBC Breakfast news 

Maria was a pleasure to work with on the radio day. She did an excellent job and in some of the interviews really made me laugh - a very engaging spokesperson talking on what can be an extremely dry topic. 

Direct Line car insurance 

Yours was the first name suggested when we were looking for someone to cover the topic - so it's safe to say we hold you in high regard. 

Good Morning Britain, ITV  


Thank you so much for giving us an excellent talk. It was packed full of just the right sort of tried and tested information with the perfect balance of realism and enthusiasm. 

Emma Boniwell, Society of Authors 

Your workshop was, for me, one of the best of the festival. It was so informative and entertaining - and I've never seen attendees make so many notes!

Rachel Levy, Bath Literature Festival