Lift each other up: an interview with Girls Girls Girls

Samantha Lindo and Eliza Shaddad have known each other for over a decade. When we meet on the stairs of St Leonard’s Church in Shoreditch to talk about Girls Girls Girls, a female arts collective they formed in 2011, the two singer songwriters haven’t seen each other face to face for months. Our interview becomes a catchup of sorts, where their work, ideals and friendship seem almost inseparable from the overarching subject of artistic sisterhood.

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Me and You for 22: Jon Warren and Guy Miller Have Been Friends Since They Were Ten

It’s spring in Camberley, a commuter belt suburb south-west of London. There are family-sized cars parked in the driveways, pointy roofs, a cinema complex. Jon is a talkative ten-year-old at the local school who is kept in constant circulation around the classroom to not distract his peers. One day he sits next to Guy, the new kid with an American accent. 22 years later, I spoke to the pair about finding a friend for life.

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