November 1964 Oakham, Rutland.
Has lived in Oakham until 19 years old and then East London.
Date of Interview
27th March 2022
“I think you did an excellent job with the editing. I give my permission for it to be published.”
Sally Skillett-Moore 26th April 2022
We cover a lot of ground in this fascinating interview with Sally. The easy bit is our opening chat about Springer Spaniels but then we move on to the Ukraine invasion by Russia and China’s possible involvement.
Sally started her career working for English Heritage and then the Southbank University in a senior role where she has been for 33 years.
Her son, Max, is transgender and is now referred to as she and as a daughter. We talk about this journey which was not always easy for both Max and the family. Transgender sport is covered along with dyslexia and ADHD.
Sally is one of those people who is very easy to listen to despite a bit of digital feedback when I spoke.
She agrees with me that being an only child is actually quite nice!
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Recording Editing: Carlo Harrison
Ukraine Invasion – Russia – China
Parents – Donald (Plant Hire Manager) – Mildred (School Dining Room Assistant)
Being An Only Child
Ambitions As An 18-Year-Old
Career – English Heritage – Southbank University (33 Years)
Childhood Holidays – Norfolk – Margate – North Devon
Richard Moore (Husband) – Army – Shot In Shoulder
Max, Son / Daughter Transgender
Daughter – Alexa
Transgender In Sports
Should University Students Pay Fees?
Dyslexia – ADHD
P & O Ferries
Advice To 16-Year-Old Self
Please take into consideration when listening to these interviews that the meaning of language changes over time and that interviewees have not intended to cause offence by anything said which now may be thought to be unacceptable.
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