Caroline Bobby

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  • Caroline Bobby wrote a new post 2 years ago

    Caroline Bobby is a psychotherapist who was also part of the Advantages of Age Death Dinner film. Last year, she was in so much back pain – acute chronic pain – she made a filmed self-inquiry into taking her own […]

  • As some of you know, I am deeply interested in death and dying.

    A few weeks ago I released the beginning of a film collaboration with my friend Andrew Hassenruck. Its intent is to keep some kind of record as I […]

  • The lighting of candles plays a significant part in my daily life. Each morning I stumble out of bed and fire up a tea-light. I’ve been doing it for so long that it has become a reflex, though none-the-less p […]

  • My hair is grey.
    I return from my hairdresser having had the last bits of colour chopped out.  I’m now sporting a choppy, silver and pepper pot, topknot, not entirely dissimilar from my beloved dog.
    I don’t full […]

  • Caroline Bobby wrote a new post 5 years ago

    Recently, somebody asked how I found my way to The Fields of Kindness. This is, as much as it can be, my reply.

    I was first diagnosed at thirteen, and even though I grew up (eventually) and became a […]

  • On August 11th, I took a picture of my dog’s paw, resting gently in the cup of my hand. Not a work of art, photography not being a thing I’m particularly good at. It caught a little sweetness though. Without me […]

  • Caroline Bobby wrote a new post 6 years ago

    I started stroking naked men for money in 2007. It feels light years ago. Not so much in linear distance, but more in the sense of understanding from this nine years later perspective, what it was I was doing. […]

  • I stand here in the world without you in it anymore, still reeling from America having put Donald Trump in the White House. When I heard that you’d died on the 7th not the 10th, I couldn’t help smiling at your imp […]

  • I’ve always been preoccupied by death. As a child I worried a lot about dying in the night. I worried about being suffocated or split in two by a speeding train. The psychotherapist I grew up to become has some t […]

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