Category Archives: Creativity

“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 10:  Wedding Day Danger Looms,  June 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1390) 

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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New Richard Armitage as HarryK June wallpaper and gardening musings, June 01, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1386)

  The warm and friendly smiles of the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Harry Kennedy on The Vicar of Dibley in 2006 & 2007 start us off in June’s late Spring and early Summer season. Below is a new … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Richard Armitage wallpaper to you and yours! April 04, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1371)

  Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day!  Hugs  & Cheers! Grati ;->       N.B. RA Wallpaper edit by Gratiana L. Original RA image by Andrea K. Thanks!  Background image via business.twitter Thanks!

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Richard Armitage touting a new Vicar of Dibley retrospective program, March 02, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1366)

   It’s always so lovely when the talented British actor Richard Armitage promotes his costars–even his past costars–creative projects!  Such a gentleman!  Thanks for sharing, Richard! Oh yes….x https://t.co/Nb5sO7q71v — Richard Armitage (@RCArmitage) March 2, 2021 And we all remember … Continue reading

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#Wonderful_Wednesday!  #RichardArmitage as #JohnThornton gazing our way, January 13, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1360)

  Sometimes, only #RichardArmitage as #JohnThornton in North & South (2004) will do.  Sighhh! Feb.26 2018 I got my braces.I was in pain& miserable so instead of doing my homework,I watched N&S that had been sitting on my Netflix list.Since … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday!  Superman and Thorin are looking smoulderingly festive in Ann Boudreau art, December 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1346)

Love this Ann Boudreau (Thanks!) FannArt for the holidays, of the Man of Steele Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) and the King Under the Mountain Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage)! #HenryCavill #RichardArmitage ~ ℳerry ℂhristmas in advance ! 🎅 ** Another Christmas … Continue reading

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Updating my Something About Love blog header for 2020 or so, August 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1321)

Well, I did it!  I updated my Something About Love (SAL) blog header for 2020, or so–since I often like to use the same blog header images for a year or two.  Though I might tweak it a bit more … Continue reading

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THUD Thursday!  Richard Armitage humble heartthrob quote, August 20, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1318)

Intelligent, kind, talented, caring, socially conscious, versatile, a world traveler, and literary aficionado, British actor Richard Armitage is a true renaissance  man. And to top it off, Richard Armitage is also a humble heartthrob! Sighhh! Thanks to angelpretend for sharing … Continue reading

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Gulty’s Annual Richard Armitage Birthday Auction for Charity runs through August 20th, August 18, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1317)

Only four days until the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s 49th Birthday on August 22nd, 2020! Wondering what to get the man who has everything?  How about a donation to his favorite charities? And there are only two days left … Continue reading

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Sexy Spooks Spies Saturday—HuffPost Article with Richard Armitage, August 08, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1316)

[left to right:  Richard Armitage circa 2008  Spooks  as Lucas North, and Richard Armitage in 2020 doing press for Uncle Vanya] Below is an excerpt from the Huffpost Spooks actors article of February 08, 2020 by Ash Percival featuring the … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage among voices on new Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook, July 29, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1312)

  Thanks to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this new Richard Armitage and others Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook project news!   I am so looking forward to listening to this! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs <3 & Cheers! … Continue reading

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Earlier Uncle Vanya 2020 play preview review is a real gem, July 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1309)

  I’m not sure how I missed coming across this wonderful gem of an Uncle Vanya in 2020 play preview review by mrmonstagigz from  January 15, 2020, but I’m glad that it was recommended in the Richard Armitage  in Uncle … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented, June 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1303)

  Love this #RichardArmitage #diptych by @MatKhal! Sighhh!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented!  And the Peter Pan quote is priceless! ADDRESS: "second to the right, and straight on till morning" pic.twitter.com/yrqI2wnSWP — Mat Khal 🚀 (@MatKhal1963) June … Continue reading

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Friendship SatuRdAy! #RichardArmitage character portrayals of diverse friends and colleagues bring us together, June 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1301)

Friendship and colleagues within and across diverse and inclusive communities, and social justice, have been much on my mind for most of my life and in my work and my community service projects during my long university staff career–and again … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday!  Richard Armitage makes a home studio for recording audiobooks,  May 09, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1297)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage made a home studio for recording audiobooks. https://twitter.com/RCArmitage/status/1257897902967488513 “I’ve been hard at work recording two beloved Agatha Christie titles from my home studio. You can preorder them on  @audible_com  now; can’t wait for you … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s new clothing optional Sexy SatuRdAy Selfies,  January 11, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1276)

  ***facetious alert* With the talented British actor Richard Armitage being only three days away from the January 14th, 2020 opening of his new play Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, England (below), we can only appreciate … Continue reading

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Will Richard Armitage banish or burnish his heartthrob image in the play “Uncle Vanya”?  The London Sunday Times Interview,  January 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1275)

  The January 5, 2020 London Sunday Times has a new interview article with the talented and prolific British actor Richard Armitage –ostensibly as a promo for his new play of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”  — that covers old and new … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020–RichardArmitage style! January 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1274)

Wishing you and yours a very Happy New Year for 2020!    

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Fantasy Leading Ladies for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya October 10, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1266)

The talented British actors Richard Armitage and Toby Jones in the diptych above  from June 28th, 2019 (thanks to Chrissy Lampard sharing Baz Bamigboye’s tweet) mentions leading ladies yet to be cast in the upcoming January 2020 British production of … Continue reading

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Celebrating my Something About Love 8th Blogiversary!  August 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post 1258)

I realized yesterday on August 24, 2019 that it was my 8th Blogiversary of blogging here on my little Something About Love (SAL) blog! Little could I have known when I started this blog that it would have such a … Continue reading

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Happy 48th Birthday Wishes to Richard Armitage–the Star in our firmament, August 22, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1257)

Wishing Richard every happiness that he wishes for himself. P.S.  Thanks to Telegraph.co.uk for the European Southern Observatory background stars image, found at: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/picture-galleries/9581599/Spectacular-deep-space-images-50-Years-of-the-European-Southern-Observatory.html

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Richard Armitage shares “The Stranger” bts filming 2019 photos, June 15, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1240)

Love these photos of behind the scenes filming “The Stranger” in 2019 that the talented British actor Richard Armitage shared on Instagram and Twitter, respectively.  It looks like a very warm and friendly set–with breath taking views! Love this glimpse … Continue reading

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WCW Happy May Day with flowers from some Richard Armitage characters, May 01, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1231)

WCW Happy May Day with flowers from some Richard Armitage characters, May 01, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1231) Have you ever taken a basket of flowers and hung it on a neighbor’s/friend’s door knob as a May Day gift? Perhaps … Continue reading

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Welcome to Spring wallpaper Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1227)

Though nearly a month past the harkening of Spring, Recent snow melts nourish the upward striving green grass. Bright sunshine and cool breezes touch every living thing, And hope for the newness of life around us, comes to pass. P.S.  … Continue reading

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New 2019 Something About Love blog header, January 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1202)

Dear Friends, As you can see, I created and uploaded a new Something About Love blog header for 2019 (see below).  Its bookend images are of  the brilliant British actor Richard Armitage in characters as: Claude Becker (?) via JulieK … Continue reading

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