Listening Project

Beena talks about the loss of her identical twin sister Carole in a parachute accident and describes how she has struggled to move on from her sudden death.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:43:35

  • Shelf mark

    C1500/0715

  • Recording date

    2015-05-05

  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC Scotland, Edinburgh

  • Interviewees

    Rawlinson, Beena, 1958- (female, GP)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Scotland

  • Recordist

    McArthur, Victoria

  • Abstract

    Beena is a GP in Bridge of Earn, Scotland and she talks alone about the loss of her identical twin Carole. Carole died in a parachute accident and Beena has struggled to move on from her sudden death. She talks about having the same interests and tastes as each other growing up and how people would frequently get them confused. She describes having to live for both of them now Carole's gone, to allow her to move on.

  • Description

    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

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