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Anna Smith

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: The fat cats no longer want to take our money

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: The fat cats no longer want to take our money

COLUMN: My roast dinner triumph!

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: My roast dinner triumph!

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: It’s easy to be put off guard by a dentist’s soothing tone

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: It’s easy to be put off guard by a dentist’s soothing tone

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COLUMN: Hair-raising experience at just a normal appointment

COLUMN: Hair-raising experience at just a normal appointment

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ANNA SMITH COLUMN: There are so many kind-hearted people in the world

ANNA SMITH COLUMN: There are so many kind-hearted people in the world

COLUMN: It's clear that I am no Kirstie Allsopp

COLUMN: It's clear that I am no Kirstie Allsopp

Anna Clarke

ANNA SMITH COLUMN: I obviously expected sympathy and soothing

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: This is what holidays have become

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: This is what holidays have become

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: Why we get involved in Hallowe’en - warts and all

ANNA CLARKE COLUMN: Why we get involved in Hallowe’en - warts and all

A big night out – but will I be able to stay awake?

A big night out – but will I be able to stay awake?

Is road rage part of secret persona or more telling?

Is road rage part of secret persona or more telling?

Parenthood continues to reveal its many challenges

ANNA SMITH COLUMN: Parenthood continues to reveal its many challenges

I'm getting out of my comfort zones to try new things

I'm getting out of my comfort zones to try new things

My literary masterpiece fails to garner critical acclaim

My literary masterpiece fails to garner critical acclaim

Anna Smith

Beware the bullying of keyboard warriors

To be a twit or not to be a twit - that is the question

To be a twit or not to be a twit - that is the question

I book train tickets for right time on wrong day

I book train tickets for right time on wrong day

I don't want mugging on my own doorstep!

I don't want mugging on my own doorstep!

OK, I agree, a motorbike is not actually baby-friendly

OK, I agree, a motorbike is not actually baby-friendly

I’ve got an unnatural urge to keep things tidy

I’ve got an unnatural urge to keep things tidy

If you can’t beat them it’s time to have a party

If you can’t beat them it’s time to have a party

Lady Wood

New owner of Lady Wood at Grasmere is revealed

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The world needs to change - but not until the morning!

The world needs to change - but not until the morning!

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Anna Smith

The Duchess left in high heels; I was in pyjamas

For the first time in weeks I ate with two hands

For the first time in weeks I ate with two hands

Prams, toys and nappies, along with a bag of peas

Weird and wonderful to return with food show

Weird and wonderful to return with food show

‘Quick, hide - someone is coming to the front door’

‘Quick, hide - someone is coming to the front door’

Motherhood has turned me into a 2am shopper

Teachers must get a break at some point

20 women were all a gooey mess in the shower

My advice comes in words just 4-letters long

Winter 'fun' is off limits to me now...

How did I ever find the time to fit in working?

We need to stand up and fight for our NHS

We’ve got the Playstation up and running...

New Year's resolutions? No thanks!

Back in the noughties, your mobile phone was a numbers game

It's practical...but does that make it right?

It's a case of baby brain - but I might actually enjoy it!

It's happened: I've grown up...

OPINION: My inner diva has been given short shrift

When it comes to autumn weather, we're all wrong!

Christmas is here, whether you like it or not...

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OPINION: Why we need to do our bit to help struggling South Lakes charity

I think I'm being targeted by creepy-crawlies...

Restaurant etiquette: I might just get a takeaway tonight...

Restaurant etiquette: I might just get a takeaway tonight...

OPINION: "The county show traffic needs to be dealt with...but not until '90s classics hour' is over."

OPINION: "The county show traffic needs to be dealt with...but not until '90s classics hour' is over."

"People keep getting up...they're going to tip the plane!"

"People keep getting up...they're going to tip the plane!"

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