Anna Matheson


I'm a journalist with national magazine and newspaper experience.
My areas of specialism include sourcing real life stories, celebrity interviews, health reports, travel features, music and entertainment reporting.


Back to school workouts
Kids’ games can burn more calories and use more muscles than jogging – so embrace your inner child and inject some play into your fitness regime
Health news column
26 steps to a happier summer
Let the sunshine in and start enjoying that on-top-of-the-world feeling with our brilliant hacks
Health news column

Health Real Life

"I look 30 years younger since I gave up sugar"
"I thought I'd pulled a muscle but it was way worse"
When Emma Rapp, 44, felt pains training for a marathon, she put it down to an injury
How do you tell your kids you've got cancer?
When Katherine Simpson-Jacobs was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found a creative way to explain things to her children
"The wake up call I needed"
When Rachel Boothroyd started having chest pains at the age of 37, she thought it was just part of getting older
"Still here thanks to my pacemaker"
Laura Fordham, 33, ignored her heart dropping beats for years, then had shocking news
Our secret lives
Three inspirational Help for anxiety If you or someone you know is suffering from similar issues, Anxiety UK can offer support and advice. Call the helpline on 08444 775 774 or...
"My stoma bag doesn't stop me from being sexy"
Lauren Henderson was determined to show Crohn’s disease sufferers they shouldn’t be ashamed of their bodies


Hello Vietnam
Fabulous Fortaleza
Coconuts, Caipirinhas and copious amounts of seafood – Anna Matheson couldn’t wait to discover Brazil’s North Eastern Coast
These are the CHEAPEST holiday destinations outside Europe in 2017
Jet off somewhere sunny without breaking the bank this year IF you want to visit somewhere exotic this year but don't want to splash too much cash while you're there, look no...
Top 8 Restaurants in Copenhagen for Foodies
From Kiin Kiin to War Pigs Brewpub, uncover 8 of the best restaurants in Copenhagen for foodies who like nothing better than to dine out in the Danish capital.
9 of the Best Places to Brunch in Copenhagen
This 300-year-old basement café offers a cosy brunch spot that's steeped in history in the city centre. Located on Larsbjørnsstræde, Next Door Café is housed in the...
6 of the Best Cocktail Bars in Copenhagen
A trip to experience Copenhagen's cocktail scene isn't complete without a visit to 1105. Superstar mixologist Gromit is well known for his classic creations and the menu is...
The best UK Christmas markets 2016
Christmas is coming! So what better excuse to get stuck into some of the UK's best Christmas markets? It's a fab chance to get some of your shopping done while you tuck into a...


Christmas TV special
28 of the weirdest moments on TV in 2016
There have been some truly odd things on the telly box this year... THERE have been some cracking moments on British TV this year. And while we've had plenty of gripping dramas,...
Film previews
A year in men
It’s been one hell of a year in the hunk stakes – here’s our top totty highlights
This Love Actually fan theory argues there's a secret love story we all missed
Actually in love? And it makes for a MUCH happier ending... IT'S one of the nation's best loved Christmas films, and even thought it came out 13 years ago, Love Actually is...
Film previews
TV preview
Book & music reviews


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