Category Archives: Fiction

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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Newsday Tuesday:  Richard Armitage to star in “Now and Then” also to begin filming in 2021, June 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1307)

  Adapted from the novel “Now and Then” (image above via GoodReads) by the late William Corlett, The LGBTQ+ British drama “ Now & Then” (THR, 2020) is—at its heart—the story of a Mother and son finding their way to … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage to start filming The Man from Rome in February 2021! June 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1305)

  Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo and Geraldine Chaplin are set to star in crime thriller 'The Man from Rome,' about a Vatican agent investigating mysterious killings at a church. The project is being sold at the Cannes Virtual … Continue reading

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Listening to #RichardArmitage perform “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories”, June 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1302)

I eagerly downloaded my purchased copy of the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest new Audible audiobook, “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories” of Anton Chekhov’s short stories yesterday, June 11, 2020! And last night I began listening to it, … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday!  Fabo Laktuko blogs that Richard Armitage is to share his readings of Chekhov’s short stories! May 20, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1298)

  Thanks so much to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this wonderful new audiobook news on her blog Whiterose: Sincere and Simple Thoughts about Richard Armitage reading Chekhov’s short stories! Visit her blog post linked above for more information and commentary. … 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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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

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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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Oh What a Guy Day Friday with Richard Armitage’s new 2019 Selfie for “The Stranger” filming wrap!  August 09, 2019  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1254)

My grateful thanks for RA Bulgaria Facebook sharing Richard Armitage’s latest 2019 Selfie from his  Instagram (RA Selfie 2019 Instagram link). I’m not on Instagram.  So for others who might not be either, I pasted that new RA Selfie below, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 10:  Friendly Acquaintances,  February 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1214)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 10:  Friendly Acquaintances,  February 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1214) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1208)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1208)  (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] … Continue reading

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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

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1206)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1206) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1198)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1198) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1193)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1193) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 1:   Their first country morning, November 25, 2018 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1192)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 1:   Their first country morning, November 25, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1192) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

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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

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WCW—#RichardArmitage as the wild and untamed Thorin Oakenshield, August 08, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1176)

When I think of a wild and untamed talented British actor Richard Armitage character, only a man having the guts to wear jewelry clamps on his long temple braids comes to mind–Thorin Oakenshield (image via Angelika, Thanks!) from The Hobbit … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Melts My Heart as sweet John Standring in this RAgif, July 30, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1174)

The wonderfully talented British actor #RichardArmitage as John Standring in this #RAgif  (see below) from 2002 #Sparkhouse is definitely an entry for #Melt_My_Heart_Monday!  Sighhh!  Thanks for sharing, KatieC @naughTAY2968! Today's Armitage Drive By Theme is…Back to Back Standring. Yesterday's feature of … Continue reading

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Majestic Monday!  Richard Armitage as Thorin gazing at Erebor key, July 02, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1171)

With the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Thorin Oakenshield’s unbridled desire in THDofS (2013) when gazing at his Erebor Mountain key with such smouldering intensity, I have but one thing to say … “Ohhhh, to be that key!” Sighhh! … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy: Richard Armitage chats with his Their Lost Daughters audiobook author Joy Ellis, June 16, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1169)

Thanks to Chrissyinwm for the video link below:   And of the several images of Richard Armitage for Their Lost Daughters audiobook promoting his performance, the image below really melts my heart with its haunting beauty (Thanks to Isabelle for … Continue reading

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#RichardArmitage for Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday! Claude Becker style! June 12, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1168)

British actor (yay!  He slightly kept his Brit accent!)  Richard Armitage  is so purrrrfectly smoulderingly hot as Claude Becker in the “Oceans 8” film!  Love those pouty lips of his! Whether it is due to Claude Becker’s debonair tux with … Continue reading

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WCW:  I bought our “Oceans 8” tickets at Fandango for opening weekend starting June 8th, June 06, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1167)

#DateAfternoon for my hubby and I this weekend! Tuesday night, I bought our #opening_weekend #Oceans8 movie tickets online via #Fandango!  And the tickets come with a free movie poster!  Snap! And the matinee movie ticket price online was $3.99 USD … Continue reading

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THTHT–Richard Armitage characters diptych of John Thornton and Claude Becker by Mat Khal, May 29, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1166)

Two Richard Armitage characters, 14 years apart–John Thornton (left, North & South, 2004) and Claude Becker (right, Oceans 8, 2018)–one smouldering RA diptych by Mat Khal (Thanks!): Sighhh! P.S.  And here is the link for the “b roll” of behind the … Continue reading

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