Category Archives: Flirting

THTHT—Richard Armitage answers admiring fans Audible audiobook Qs, February 25, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1284)

  Richard’s responses were so cool!  He is a master storyteller with wonderfully performed character voices!  Sighhh! And Fabo Laktuko had a question answered! Thanks for the link, Teresa Armitage! P.S.  And I just listened again to RA’s  “Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle” … 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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THTHT!  Richard Armitage as Sexy Bad Boy John Mulligan wallpaper by Mat Khal leaves us speechless,  July 24, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1173)

The multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Bad Boy John Mulligan—in the 2009 tv mini-series Moving On episode titled  “Drowning not Waving”–still had a certain innately sexy appeal. Sighhh! Uh huh!  THUD! Thanks to Mat Khal for this heart stopping … Continue reading

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Keep Calm, Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage as Stair Master King,  May 15, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1163)

Ever wonder how ladies make it up–or down–long stairways, and not trip or tumble down the stairs in those massive ball gowns or trains, such as Jennifer Lawrence tripping at the 2013 Oscars (image below)?   Their escort is Richard … Continue reading

Posted in "Ocean's 8" 2018 film, Caper film, Comedy, Desolation of Smaug, Fiction, Flirting, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, movies, Richard Armitage, Sexy, smoulder, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thorin, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday!  Richard Armitage teasingly flirting during a Fall 2016 Berlin Station promo interview, January 30, 2018 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1139)

Love the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s teasingly flirty and jaunty head tilt with his come hither smile and devilish eyebrows– Sighhh! –in this Fall 2016 Berlin Station promo interview gif, as he looks to  his co-star Michelle Forbes (sitting to … Continue reading

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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 25 (PG-D):  Meeting under Duress,   December 26, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1129)

(“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

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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 10 (PG-13, M, L):  Sunday Afternoon at Benedict’s Apartment,  August 27, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1092)

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 the chapters will be PG-13 due … Continue reading

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Spy Day Friday: Ghisborne gifs of the Berlin Station, episode 5 prelude to Richard Armitage as Daniel’s love scene are romantic & sweet, November 25, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1005)

In the gifs by ghisborne tumblr (Thanks!) and shared at Richard-Crispin-Armitage tumblr where I saw them. (Thanks also!) (see my screen cap below) of the Berlin Station episode 5 prelude to the love scene, characters U.S. spy Daniel Miller (portrayed … Continue reading

Posted in Berlin Station mini series, Creativity, Daniel Miller/Meyer in Berlin Station, EPIX Berlin Station, Flirting, Gifs, Love and Relationships, Mystery, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, Spy thriller, Thriller, Tumblr | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Encouragement”, Ch. 10 (PG):  The Kimball Ball, Part 1:  Sincerity, October 17, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #984) 

(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:  Armitage as Lord Christian Blount Earl of Sussex, Kate Winslet or Emma Lady Hamilton … Continue reading

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“Encouragement”, Ch. 9 (PG):    The Young Ladies’ Shopping Outing turns into a Heart to Heart chat, October 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #981)

(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:  Armitage as Lord Christian Blount Earl of Sussex, Kate Winslet or Emma Lady Hamilton … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Historical Fiction, Honor, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“Encouragement”, Ch. 8 (PG):   Lady Madeline’s Suitors Pay Morning Calls,  October 05, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #978) 

(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:  Emma Lady Hamilton and later Kate Winslet as Lady Madeline Sinclair, Richard Armitage as … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Gratiana Lovelace, Honor, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Encouragement”, Ch. 3 (PG, D):   Lady Madeline’s Presentation Ball, September 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #967) 

(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:  Emma Hamilton as Lady Madeline Sinclair, Richard Armitage as Lord Christian Blount Earl of Sussex, Maggie … Continue reading

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“Encouragement”, Ch. 2 (PG):   Paying a call to Sussex House, September 08, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #965) 

(An original Regency love story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved) (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:  Emma Hamilton as … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Historical Fiction, Humor, Love and Relationships, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lady Susan, Accomplished Flirt, Husband Stealer, Unbridled Tongue, What’s not to Love & Friendship? July 01, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #930)

  “If she were going to be jealous, she should not have married such a charming man.”  And thus Lady Susan Vernon–portrayed with delightfully unrepentant coquettish  ennui by Kate Beckinsale (previously seen in the 1996 Jane Austen tv film Emma) … Continue reading

Posted in Comedy, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Historical Fiction, Humor, Jane Austen, Lady Susan or Love & Friendship, Love and Relationships, Mothers, movies, Period Drama, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Video, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 12 (PG-13, S): Cars, Cummerbunds, and Christmas, December 25, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #848)

(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", Blessings, Compassion, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Goodwill, Holiday, Honor, Kindness, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 10 (PG-13, S): The Impatient Patient, December 16, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #844)

(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

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 04 (PG-13, S):  Thanksgiving Day,   November 26, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #835)

(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", African American, Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Flirting, Historical Fiction, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Sexy SatuRdAy!: Richard Armitage in Barcelona Nocturne Wallpaper, June 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #770)

I love the very talented Sarah Dunn’s portraiture–especially her stunning portraits of the talented British actor Richard Armitage. For more about Sarah Dunn’s portraiture, visit http://www.sarahdunn.com And then I saw the BW Richard Armitage portrait in leather again that I … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Richard Armitage Autographs Thorin Card and Nibbles, February 22, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #707)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage is also  adorable and quirky—-especially when he tweets his selfies.  Love the gleam in RA’s eyes here (my edit below): My tweet reply to his tweet: “Well, good sir, how does one obtain such … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage as a Giddily Funny and Tenderly Passionate Man, February 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #701)

I’m a funny girl–or so I’m told. But there is one in whom I find endless delight in his humor–apart from my husband, that is, Ha!– the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage. And humor by men has its own … Continue reading

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“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 3: A Boon and a Betrothal, Part 2, February 02, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #697)

“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 3: A Boon and a Betrothal, Part 2  February 02, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #697) [An Original Fan Fiction adaptation of the characters from the BBC’s Robin Hood; & a Sequel to “Sir Guy’s … Continue reading

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WCW: Embracing my Inner Cougar, January 14, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #689)

I want to preface my remarks below by stating that I’m not working on all fingers–that thought is something akin to not working on all cylinders, but then, I was never mechanically inclined and I wouldn’t know a cylinder from … Continue reading

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“A Magnificent Love”, Ch. 01: The Giver, December 25, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #675)

“A Magnificent Love”, Ch. 01: The Giver, December 25, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #675) (an original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; All rights reserved) [From time to time, I will illustrate my story with my dream cast of: Richard Armitage … Continue reading

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Tuesday Musings: All I want for Christmas is You RA, December 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #674)

*facetious alert* I have reached the age when I’m not really into receiving presents. Shocking, I know. But if you want to give me something, please make it a useful item like hand lotion, or hot chocolate, or more hand … Continue reading

Posted in Flirting, Holiday, Humor, John Proctor, Love and Relationships, Middle Earth, movies, Multi-Character RA, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage Message to his Fans, Role Model, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Sexy Saturday: Richard Armitage Selfies Delight Us, December 13, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #671)

In an era when people adopt pseudonyms to interact with other people online–myself included–it is refreshing to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage just being himself, witty, goofy, kind, serious, compassionate, friendly, naughty, charming, philanthropic, flirty, erudite, loyal, … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of the Five Armies, Compassion, Creativity, Flirting, Graphic, Honor, Hope, Humor, John Proctor, John Thornton, Kindness, movies, North & South, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Role Model, Sexy, Sleepwalker, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments