Morrissey used many lines from Grand Central
Station in The Smiths songs such as: Reel
Around the Fountain, Shakespeare's Sister, London and Louder
After retiring as a copywriter and journalist in
London, she moved to rural North Suffolk where she wrote prolifically.
By this time George Barker was married to the novelist Elspeth
Barker and lived across the border at
Itteringham in Norfolk.
Although they never married or lived together, Smart's relationship
with Barker continued until her death in 1986.
Elizabeth Smart's collections of poetry include: Ten Poems (1981),
Eleven Poems (1982) and In the Meantime (1984). After her
death, her journals were edited by Alice Van Wart.
In 1991 a documentary about her life entitled On the Side of
the Angels appeared - starring Jackie Burroughs as Smart.