Category Archives: Fun Day Sunday

Richard Armitage character Lee in fun kissing game gif, August 02, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1314)

  What is more fun than a Richard Armitage character enjoying a kissing game?  Nothing!  Ha!  Thanks to Cawira for sharing the gif!    Enjoy! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs <3 & Cheers! Grati ;-> Lee Preston … Continue reading

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Love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture as Dr. Astrov, October 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1265)

Don’t you just love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture?  Sighhh! (Thanks to RANet for the image.) In the image below, he is in one of his Uncle Vanya (his Chekov play in 2020) promo portraits showing his mysterious side—as love muffin … Continue reading

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Something About Love blog reaches 600,000 views!  August 04, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1252)

  I want to give a shout out and my grateful thanks to all of my Something About Love  (SAL) blog visitors, readers, commenters, and fellow bloggers, etc., over the years. As of Sunday, August 04, 2019, my little SAL … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday:  Richard Armitage shares about creating his role as Logan in Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night”, March 18, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1152)

  Lending his voice to the Wolverine, @RCArmitage takes us through the process behind creating “Wolverine: The Long Night” and providing listeners a sense of immersion into the story. #WolverinePodcast pic.twitter.com/5CvojRQELJ — Wolverine (@itsthewolverine) March 17, 2018 “…ambiguous and enigmatic … Continue reading

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Grati’s N&S Fan Fic “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” reaches 100K reads in Wattpad! March 11, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1151)

March 10, 2018 Dear Gratiana Lovelace stories Readers/Followers/Friends in Wattpad, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and beyond, My fan fic period romance novel (582 pages!) “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” –that I initially serialized from October 2013 to October 2014–has just … Continue reading

Posted in "N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons", A Novel, Creative Writing, Drama, Fiction, Fun Day Sunday, Gratiana Lovelace, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Positivity, Richard Armitage, Romance, smoulder, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fun Day Sunday:  Grati needs a tech saavy Richard Armitage as Lucas North to the rescue,  March 04, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1149)

With technology so central to many of our working and personal lives these days, it may seem hard to remember a time when we didn’t have the internet–let alone, social media, and other technologies that we take for granted these … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday!  A snowy Richard Armitage selfie to chase away the slushy snow blahs, February 18, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1145)

My hubby and my Saturday routines have evolved into more separate morning chores (me paying bills, etc. and he working at his overtime job), then us going out together for errands/shopping and then lunch out in the afternoons.  Thrills a … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Home, Love and Relationships, My Life, RASelfie, Richard Armitage, Sexy, smoulder, snow, social media, Society, Something About Love, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sexy Sunday—Richard Armitage at 2013 THDofS promo, THUD!, February 11, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1142)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage, at 2013 Waterstones Piccadilly THDofS promo (Image via DurinLass, Thanks!)  (Grati color edit, below): In profile. Longer hair.  Revealed ear.  Respectful gaze.  Roman nose.  Chiseled jaw.  Stubble.  Listening smile.  Neckage. Hint of chest hair.  … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday:  The Search for the purrrfect shoe, be it for my Hubby or Richard Armitage,  January 21, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1136)

Have you ever been doing something in “real” life and your mind instantly goes to a Richard Armitage moment or image? Well in shoe shopping for my hubby for two hours on SatuRdAy, this playful Richard image stuck in my … Continue reading

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“Funny Sunday”—And God Created Richard Armitage wallpaper shared by Sueli,  October 08, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1104)

  “Funny Sunday” as shared by Sueli (Thanks!): Oh my!  So very good, indeed!  I’m thighhhing!  *wink*  Hope everyone has a great day!  Hugs!   P.S.  And the talented British actor Richard Armitage really does know how to kiss!  Thanks to KatieC … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fangurling, Fun, Fun Day Sunday, Gifs, Goodwill, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, Kissing, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, social media, Society, Something About Love, The Crucible | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fun Day Sunday—Richard Armitage and Berlin Station 2 Cast Images shared from Paley Fest!  September 17, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1098)

Love the following  British Actor Richard Armitage  (below) and his Berlin Station 2 cast colleague images shared Saturday night by RA and the Paley Center during Paley Fest!  *THUD!*   RCA tweet with Richard’s suggestion:  “Spylish?” My /Grati’s reply to … Continue reading

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Soothing Sunday!  A Collage of Richard Armitage Characters & Self Portraits, September 18, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #970)

These days, weekends are my respite from the hurly burly work week projects with due dates that overlap as a consequence of working at a university. So, I try not to schedule myself too much on weekends. I just go … Continue reading

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Daniel Miller/Meyer in Berlin Station, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Love Love Love, Lucas North, Multi-Character RA, Pilgrimage, Portraits, Positivity, Raymond de Merville, RelAxation, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Soothing Sunday:  Richard Armitage as Chop dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in UATSC gif, July 10, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #936)

Yesterday on Twitter, I shared the talented British actors Richard Armitage as Chop gif dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in Urban and the Shed Crew (UATSC) below.  Thanks to Ultra Veloce for making the gif!  And the more I … Continue reading

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Film Day Sunday: Richard Armitage’s Yet to be Released Film Pilgrimage Reviewed by Irish Scannain Critics, January 31, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #867)

Thanks to RANet (www.RichardArmitageNet.com) for sharing the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s (right at Comic Con in 2015, via Terri) Twitter link for an Irish review by Scannain about his upcoming Irish produced film “Pilgrimage”  :   https://t.co/rwyWIlgtIb — … Continue reading

Posted in "Pilgrimage" film, Awards, Battle of the Five Armies, Creativity, Fiction, Fun Day Sunday, Middle Ages, Pilgrimage, Raymond de Merville, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, Thorin, Thriller | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Inner Cheers for Reaching My Next Goal! August 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #797)

I look forward to the day–in a few decades from now–when my age will mean that I no longer have a self censorship chip (image right). I presume that I had that freedom of thought and expression as a little … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, Health, Hope, Humor, Illness, Medical, My Life, Portraits, Reflections, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

FDS: Richard Armitage’s Over the Shoulder Smoulder at Comic Con 2015, July 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #783)

Any time the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage looks through the camera to his fans/admirers, I hear the collective gulp.  And I know that I go weak at the knees. Sighhh! In the image at right, Mr. Armitage was … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday! A Day of Rest and RelAxation for RA? May 24, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #752)

I don’t know about you, but my Sunday has story writing, begonia planting in my deck boxes, and such in it. Not scintillating, but relaxing. What about Richard Armitage? These past twelve months, he has wrapped two films and promoted … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Dreaming of the Spooks Movie with Richard Armitage, May 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #748)

Love this four part Empire Online interview article with the cast of Spooks–past, present, and future! http://www.empireonline.com/spooks/ TETBA Richard Armitage (who portrayed Lucas North) quote excerpts from Empire Online Interview, Part 3: “Armitage: Fans didn’t like [the Lucas North/John Bateman … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Look Back, Look Back at Smouldering Thorin, and Looking Ahead for Richard Armitage, April 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #736)

Look back, look back at talented British actor Richard Armitage as the smouldering Thorin Oakenshield in this really lovely Ann Boudreau (Thanks!) Thorin and Key to Erebor wallpaper: To think that for four long years–starting when Richard Armitage was announced … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: A Grati 25th Anniversary Portrait Dilemma, March 01, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #711)

I have a dilemma.   It isn’t Earth shattering and it only affects me. But it has been wearing on my mind for a few weeks now since I made the appointment to have our 25th Anniversary portrait taken. How do … 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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Fun Day Sunday: Reflections upon Giving from the Heart! January 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #688)

Organizing my charitable giving documents for my annual income taxes itemized deductions makes me think of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage. Uh I mean …his accountant character Harry Kennedy (original images below via RANet)–from RA’s guest starring role … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: “New” 2015 Blog Header for Something About Love, January 04, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #686)

Something old, something new …  Well, my new 2015 blog banner isn’t part of a wedding ritual.  But it is part of my ritual each each to create a new blog banner/header for the coming year. And this year in … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Memories, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Spooks, Strike Back, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Richard Armitage Wallpaper Artwork Magic by Ann Boudreau, November 23, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #661)

Winter weather has hit our middle of the US city with freezing temps and ice portending snow very soon. So bundling up when going outside or snuggling at home is a must. And there is no better way to keep … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday–The Armitage Authors Network Launches as a Handy Index of Richard Armitage Fan Fic, November 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #654)

Some highly organized ladies have launched a web site with links for fan fic related to Richard Armitage, etc. Bless them! They call it The Armitage Authors Network: Here is their About statement excerpted below: About The Armitage Authors Network … Continue reading

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