Elena Bowes

New York-London design & culture writer of a certain vintage looking for meaning and wholeness in life

I loved British writer Clare Pooley’s heartwarming second novel- The People on Platform 5 or Iona Iverson’s Rules for Commuting for readers in the US and Canada. It’s a story about unexpected friendships and the joy of connecting. What would happen if an eclectic group of London commuters broke the first rule of commuting  and spoke to...

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August 5th, 2022 | Ponderings

Can a Sexagenarian Be Sexy?

Two months ago, I turned 60, and next month I will be a grandmother. (My daughter Kate below) These two milestones have contributed to a minor identity crisis. I’d like…

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