Hello there! If you're in London, please check out a couple of places where my work is visible in person. London Lighthouse Gallery group show (til 31 May) and my solo show, "Hello We Meet Again" at Long White Cloud cafe in Hoxton (til mid June 2022). XO, M.E. me@meandblue.com

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Travel to London from the United States in the time of Covid - a few tips & tricks

Travel to London from the United States in the time of Covid - a few tips & tricks

I've lived in London for almost 5 years and have travelled back and forth between the United Kingdom and the United States on many occasions.  As London is coming back to life, I have been getting questions from friends coming this way on all the cool things to do. Unfortunately, some things aren't as exciting - like figuring out Covid tests, UK phone data, and how to get home from the airport.  But someone's gotta do it.  

Here we go...

The Glam Girl open art studio, an empty flight, fresh peaches, and a Scarlet Tanager...

The Glam Girl open art studio, an empty flight, fresh peaches, and a Scarlet Tanager...

It’s been almost 4 full months of lockdown and my mind goes from “everything’s OK”, to “OMG, I have to get out of here!”  Even though London is easing up on lockdown, the idea that me and my family are sans a car (or a UK driver’s license) for the summer and then would have to deal with public trains to go to a claustrophobic crowded beaches with rocks - let me say no. Nope, nope, nope.   I’ve got other plans.  But first, an open art studio!  

The COVID chronicles - March 21 - a calm duck and a bustling food market

The COVID chronicles - March 21 - a calm duck and a bustling food market

I didn’t get to sleep until 3 AM last night, I was wired and excited about doing my first online live art journal class.  But then I was up again a...