Mary is an amateur astronomer and astronomy communicator based in Oxfordshire, UK. She is a keen astrophotographer but also loves creating astronomy sketches and artworks. She is passionate about astronomy outreach and was awarded the 2021 Sir Patrick Moore Prize by the BAA for her outreach activities. She is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a regular contributor to Sky at Night Magazine and the Yearbook of Astronomy. She has a busy astronomy talks schedule, is a co-presenter of the Comet Watch radio show and a regular panel member on the Astro Radio Reach Out and Touch Space show.