Elena Bowes

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

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October 25th, 2018 | Ponderings

A Year Later…

It’s been just over a year since I moved from London to Manhattan. Death, divorce and moving – life’s big stresses. I’ve experienced all three and with each, time is…

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July 8th, 2018 | Ponderings

Going on Vacation

I am going on holiday and will be back, well, later. I have some serious reading by the beach that I want to attend to (scroll to bottom for my…

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October 16th, 2017 | PonderingsWanderings

Notes on Manhattan

Love seems to dictate where I live. I moved to London three decades ago to be with my then boyfriend. And I’m moving back across the Atlantic now for the…

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August 29th, 2017 | Ponderings

Duke Drop-off

I am crouched in the corner of my mother’s upstairs, unused, practically forgotten guest shower. Still as a statue. Kind of smug too. There is no way Freddie is going…

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