With an arm firmly around the waist of her adoring husband and as she gazes up at his handsome face; Nicole talks about the ‘happiest day of my life’ to the videographer on the eve of her wedding day and perhaps if history had taken her and her spouse along a different path; February 2 2018 could have been the 33rd year of her union to one Orenthal James Simpson.
Alas, their union as man and wife lasted a mere seven years and all that remains to us of that fateful day in 1985 are the poignant images of the happy couple and that unanswered question; ‘How could it have all gone so terribly wrong?’ Continue reading Happiest Day of My Life? It REALLY Was!
Twenty Four Years and Counting…
Remembering the life of Nicole Brown Simpson who died on this day in 1994 at the age of 35. Continue reading Me and My Shadow! Recollecting Nicole…
Yesterday was also Nicole’s birthday and if she were still with us – she would have been celebrating her 59th year…
And having shared a lovely image of her on the Facebook page, I lit a candle in her memory and enjoyed a rather large slice of this delicious cake!
Ever heard of the ‘Hatched, Matched and Dispatched’ quip?
Continue reading Happy Ever After? That’s a Privilege Denied to Many!
This is THE post that I should have shared yesterday but I did not on account of a lack of time, natural light and inclination!
Despite the issues of time and natural light notwithstanding for as I had published six (yes, six!) stories about the anniversary of THAT Verdict by yesterday evening; the only inclination that remained was for me to crawl away into the dark night and watch a trashy movie with only a huge slice of cake for company And no, the trashy movie that I watched was NOT about the Simpson Matter! Continue reading Twenty Three Years After THAT Verdict and the Protest Continues!
Already 2015 promises to be interesting year with the release of the much anticipated ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J Simpson’ which will share the tales of the trial that began an incredible twenty years ago this month!
The mini-series has been inspired by the fabulous book The Run of His Life by Jeffrey Toobin and will feature John Travolta and David Schwimmer as the two ‘Bobs’, the former as Robert Shapiro, Simpson’s swathe and duplicitous defence lawyer and the latter as Robert Kardashian, Simpson’s mysteriously conflicted friend, former spouse of Kris and the lawyer whose jaw-dropping expression as the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict was delivered remains burned in the image of that unforgettable day. Continue reading Recollect Nicole? And So IT Begins!