Category Archives: Fathers

Science Fiction Sunday!   Richard Armitage tweets about new Trailer for My Zoe, September 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1323)

“My Zoe” film poster below:   I don’t know anything about a release date yet, but I loved everything about this film. Richard Armitage in Official UK Trailer for Julie Delpy's Film 'My Zoe' | https://t.co/qbaClNu1w5 https://t.co/6ZfZFNueD4 — Richard Armitage … Continue reading

Posted in "My Zoe", Drama, Ethics, Family, Fathers, film, Gratiana Lovelace, Grief, Hope, Julie Delpy in "My Zoe", Love and Relationships, marriage, Medical, Morality, Mothers, movies, Richard Armitage, Science Fiction, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sweetly Sexy SatuRdAy–Richard Armitage attending TIFF for his “My Zoe” film premiere, September 07, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1259)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage only recently expressed his friendly farewell to his new friends in South Korea on his latest project (via TeresaA Thanks!): Then Richard Armitage flies today to Toronto, Canada to attend the Toronto International Film … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 film starring Richard Armitage, Drama, Fangurling, Fantasy, Fathers, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Love and Relationships, Medical, Mothers, movies, Richard Armitage, Science Fiction, Screen caps, Sexy SatuRdAy, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thriller | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage performing “The Christmas Hirelings” audiobook was a delight!  January 24, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1207)

Wednesday night, I finished listening to “The Christmas Hirelings” (cover art below)  audiobook from Audible and performed by the talented British actor Richard Armitage. It was a delight! The story is about a stubborn prideful father in his lonely old … Continue reading

Posted in "The Christmas Hirelings" audiobook, Audible, audio books, audiobook, Christmas, Drama, Fathers, Fiction, Holiday, Hope, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Review, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thespian Thursday, Voice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tuesday’s Child belongs to “Mary Poppins Returns”,  September 18, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1184)

I remember my childhood as if it were yesterday–though it was fifty years ago. The unfettered joy of living in the moments of each day. Fresh Spring grass threading through my toes as a toddler. Riding my chartreuse green stingray … Continue reading

Posted in "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018 film), Creativity, Dreams, Empowerment, Family, Fantasy, Fathers, Fiction, Fun, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, happiness, Imagination, Laughter, movies, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Video, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

THTHT: A sweetly smiling Richard Armitage as Chop in profile from Urban and the Shed Crew (2018) delights, April 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1157)

Thanks to DurinLass for sharing this sweetly smiling and exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Chop in  “Urban and the Shed Crew” (2018) below.  He “is the very model of a modern major” movie star in the making!  Sighhh! … Continue reading

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Compassion, Courage, Dignity, Drama, Dreams, Empowerment, Fathers, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Inspiration, Newcastle Int'l Film Festival (NIFF), Period Drama, Political, Richard Armitage, Smiles, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday!  Richard Armitage and his shirt, etc., at NIFF 2018, April 03, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1156)

With all the great  NIFF 2018 Premiere of “Urban and the Shed Crew” Richard Armitage images from last weekend—and culminating on March 31, 2018–what was the burning question on my mind? What’s not to love about Richard Armitage, despite the … Continue reading

Posted in Empowerment, Fathers, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Mentor, Newcastle Int'l Film Festival (NIFF), Positivity, Richard Armitage, Role Model, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 24 (PG-D):  Sacrifice,  December 17, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1125 and on Wattpad)

(“Somerset:  A Time to Love” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2017;  All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] Author’s Dramatic Content Note:  I write romantic love stories for adults, aged 18 and older.  So most of … Continue reading

Posted in "Somerset: A Time to Love" by GL, Compassion, contemporary romance, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

THTHT—Richard Armitage Sizzles as the Grill Man Dad in “Brain on Fire”, June 06, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1066)

First off, my hubby has been bugging me for us to get a new gas grill.  Our old one conked out at the end of last Summer—and developed a wasp’s nest through disuse.  So out it went to the curb.  … Continue reading

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, Beauty, Drama, Fangurling, Fathers, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, Husbands, Richard Armitage, Sexy, smoulder, social media, Something About Love, Too Hottt 2 Handle Tuesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“Brain on Fire”: Richard Armitage’s credible American accent and a new movie poster, February 13, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1042)

In the  official movie  trailer for  the film “Brain on Fire”, the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (below in a scene with his daughter portrayed by Chloe Grace Moretz) shares a very credible American accent–different than other American characters … Continue reading

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, Compassion, Drama, Fathers, Gratiana Lovelace, Health, Medical, movies, Richard Armitage, Society, Something About Love, Video, Voice, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Love, Love, Love Travelogue and Review Essay by JHolland at her Preoccupied with Armitage blog is a Delight! December 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1014)

I am one of the many—hundreds?  thousands?—of RA Fans who are not able to travel to NYC to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (at right with costar Amy Ryan via RAnet) in his currently running (till December 18) … Continue reading

Posted in "Love Love Love" play in NYC, Comedy, Creativity, Drama, Family, Fathers, Humor, Husbands, Love and Relationships, Middle aged, Mothers, NYC play with Richard Armitage as Kenneth, play, Richard Armitage, Romance, Roundabout Theatre Company, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Theatre, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Veteran’s Day Remembrances and a Musical Tribute,  November 11, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #998)

At the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918 the Great War—later to be known as World War I—the armistice was signed to end the fighting amongst the various nations.  It was a solemn date … Continue reading

Posted in Fathers, Gratiana Lovelace, History, Honor, In Remembrance, Memories, Music, Society, Video, World events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Encouragement”, Ch. 14 (PG):  Returning to Her in London, November 02, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #994) 

(An original Regency romance  copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Lord Christian Blount Earl of Sussex, Kate Winslet and Emma Lady … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, Creative Writing, Drama, Fathers, Gratiana Lovelace, Honor, Humor, Period Drama, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“Encouragement”, Ch. 13 (PG):  Seeking Betrothal Approval, October 29, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #991)

(An original Regency romance  copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Lord Christian Blount Earl of Sussex, Kate Winslet or Emma Lady … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Fiction, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Love, Love, Love play opens tonight in NYC!  “Break a leg” to Richard Armitage and cast! October 19, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #985 blog and #020 Tumblr)

The Roundabout Theatre Company produced Mike Bartlett play Love, Love, Love (play guide)  directed by Michael Mayer opens tonight at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre!  Below is a brief synopsis of the play … Continue reading

Posted in Comedy, Drama, Family, Fathers, Humor, Husbands, Kissing, Love and Relationships, Love Love Love, Mothers, NYC play with Richard Armitage as Kenneth, Period Drama, play, Richard Armitage, Roundabout Theatre Company, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Theatre, Tumblr, Video, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 48 End (PG-13, D):  Life  Lessons and Legacy, August 08, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #950)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

Posted in "Love in the Great Pine Woods", Conservation, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Humor, Husbands, Love and Relationships, Mobility, Mothers, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 46 (PG-13):   Growing Pains, July 30, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #945)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

Posted in "Love in the Great Pine Woods", Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Fiction, History, Humor, Husbands, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Super Dad Sunday! Richard Armitage collage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm! May 29, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #917)

I love the riepu10 tumblr collage of Richard Armitage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm as shared by Guylty (below)!  Thanks, Ladies! The “Into the Storm” film was shot in 2011 when the exquisitely talented British actor Richard … Continue reading

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, "Pilgrimage" film, Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Drama, Family, Fangurling, Fathers, Gary Fuller, Graphic, Historical Fiction, Into the Storm, Medical, Period Drama, Pilgrimage, Review, Richard Armitage, Society, Something About Love, Tumblr, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 34 (PG-13, D): Becoming a Real Family, May 02, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #905)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

Posted in "Love in the Great Pine Woods", Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Fiction, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 33 (PG-13):   Playing nice in the sandbox, April 18, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #900)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

Posted in "Love in the Great Pine Woods", Creative Writing, Family, Fathers, Humor, Husbands, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 27 (PG-13):   Cravings, March 17, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #887)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Family, Fathers, Historical Fiction, Humor, Husbands, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Something About Love, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thorin’s Journey: An Unexpected Love”, Ch. 13: Of Babies and Dragonlings, December 28, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #849)

(an original fan fic story, copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2015; all rights reserved; no copyright infringement intended) [(1) story cover image] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, … Continue reading

Posted in "Thorin's Journey: An Unexpected Love", Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fathers, Love and Relationships, Middle Earth, Mothers, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, The Hobbit, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Richard Armitage’s New Film Project “Brain on Fire”: Will the Medical Plot Sizzle or Fizzle?, July 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #785)

With any announcement of a new artistic project for the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage, our hearts go aflutter with anticipation. And this past year, Mr. Armitage has had so many new projects, the man is the hardest working … Continue reading

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, Drama, Family, Fathers, Illness, John Porter, Medical, movies, North & South, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Thriller, Urban and the Shed crew, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Richard Armitage as Father-Mentor in UATSC, July 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #781)

The Director of the soon to be released film Urban and the Shed Crew (from Blenheim Films), Candida Brady, shared a new promotional image for the film on Monday (thanks to Teresa A and RANet for pointing me to it): … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Awards, Book, Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Courage, Drama, Family, Fathers, Hope, Mentor, movies, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Urban and the Shed crew, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 44 (PG-13): Resolution, July 3, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #778)

[An Original Historical Fiction Fan adaptation of the characters from the BBC’s Robin Hood; & a Sequel to “Sir Guy’s Dilemma” (Book 2) by Gratiana Lovelace] (All Rights Reserved; No copyright infringement intended) [From time to time, I will illustrate … Continue reading

Posted in "Sir Guy's Atonement" (Book 3), Creative Writing, Family, Fan Fiction, Fathers, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, Middle Ages, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 43 (PG-13): Reconciliation, June 29, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #776)

[An Original Historical Fiction Fan adaptation of the characters from the BBC’s Robin Hood;  & a Sequel to “Sir Guy’s Dilemma” (Book 2) by Gratiana Lovelace] (All Rights Reserved; No copyright infringement intended) [From time to time, I will illustrate … Continue reading

Posted in "Sir Guy's Atonement" (Book 3), Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fan Fiction, Fathers, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, Middle Ages, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments