I write articles on a freelance basis for national and Scottish press, including The Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, The Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Herald, The Daily Record and The Sunday Mail. I sometimes use the byline Maggie Mallon.
Farming must shed its tweedy image, says woman head of Royal Agricultural University, from The Times [September 2, 2017]
Nice day for a lite wedding, from Daily Record [June 12, 2017]
Two seats to remember theatre’s tale of romance, from Daily Mail, [May 15, 2017]
Bitter rivalry, sex and violence…welcome to the dog eat dog world of Crufts, from Sunday Herald, [March 12, 2017]
Get ready for the latest month of misery: March with no chocolate, from Sunday Herald, [March 5, 2017]
World Book Day under fire from parents and teachers as ‘just another Hallowe’en’, from Sunday Herald, [March 5, 2017]
How crafting took over the world, from Sunday Herald, [March 5, 2017]
Guide dog trainers reveal why they give up their time as campaign for puppy walkers is launched, from Daily Record [November 5, 2016]
New book Disappearing Glasgow looks at the vanishing ‘streets in the sky’, from Daily Record [October 30, 2016]
A house fit for a princess: Queen Victoria’s daughter’s house goes up for sale, from Daily Record [October 28, 2016]
Take a trip to explore ‘Whisky Island’ in the Scottish Hebrides, from Daily Record [October 25, 2016]
Wolves and other creatures that should belong in Scottish wilderness, from Daily Record [October 18, 2016]
Shetland writer inspired by explorers’ dreamt-up islands, from The Times [September 26, 2016]
From cleaner to published author: how one woman realised her writing dreams, from Daily Record [September 11, 2016]
Medical school puts social barriers aside, from The Times [September 7, 2016]
Scottish novel takes America by storm after rejection in UK, from Daily Record [August 29, 2016]
Tartan Noir author takes her cue from Dad the detective, from The Times [August 23, 2016]
Hidden Burrell treasures go on tour, from The Times [August 20, 2016]
From concrete jungle to glam garden, from The Times [August 2016]
My research for writing Paris Kiss inspired this travel piece for The Herald.
I also wrote a piece on staying in Paris for The Sunday Herald.