Arch queen: practising diplomacy while building bridges.

Olive Leonard has been interviewing older people in Fitzrovia for a history project. “The best bit of the job is hearing people’s life stories. Its been a good reminder that a skilled interviewer needs to remain impartial in response to any strong views made by interviewees. My job is to interview people and try not to judge what they say. At times this can be difficult if someone holds exceptionally strong views on a subject, but so far so good, my diplomacy skills appear to be working,” says Olive.

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