Category Archives: Humor

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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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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Working on my tax forms … with Harry, April 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1294)

  Working on my tax forms … with Harry commiserating with me about the electronic glitches “Cobblers!”   And then, Harry can always put a smile on my face with that mischievous smirk of his!  Sighhh!   Nota Bene:  Thanks … Continue reading

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THTHT:  Richard Armitage Dr. Astrov  tipsy diptych, April 14, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1293)

Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday (THTHT):   I would be the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s characters’ designated driver any time! Sighhh! Thanks to Mat Khal for sharing this Uncle Vanya play diptych! Wishing everyone a safe and lovely day! Hugs  … Continue reading

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Wild Wednesday! Richard Armitage is on my “RAdar”, April 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1291)

I have always loved this Richard Armitage early acting career video, RAdar, by Angela Smith! Enjoy! Hugs <3 & Cheers! Grati ;-> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0LBynlA4rM

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A Soothing Sunday with Richard Armitage offering to help around the house, March 15, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1287)

  Wouldn’t we all love a partner who says to us as we’re reorganizing or cleaning our homes?: “Love, You lie down and rest for a spell.  Let me take care of that for you.”   Then we get a … Continue reading

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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

Posted in "David Copperfield" audio book, Audible, audiobook, Fangurling, Flirting, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Humor, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Storytelling, Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night,  August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1256)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night, August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1256; & on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 29: A Blushing Bride to be,  July 22, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1249)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 29: A Blushing Bride to be, July 22, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1249) [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. 28: The Interviews,  July 14, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1247)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 28: The Interviews,  July 14, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1247; & on Wattpad) [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. 26: Tea up at Sussex Hall,  July 07, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1244)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 26: Tea up at Sussex Hall, July 07, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1244) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Creative Writing, David Oakes, Emma Thompson, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Hugh Grant, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

WCW! Delightfully amused with thumbs up Richard Armitage, May 08, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1233)

It’s the middle of the work week and anything can happen. We could be dizzyingly busy or delightfully amused.  I vote for the latter.  Ha!  To that end …. I hope that you enjoy my latest Richarding installment! Hugs <3 … Continue reading

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WCW:  Brexit?  Relax, don’t do it—RCA Characters Tweet about life and leaving the European Union, March 22, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1222)

You might recall that the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s [image below] characters occasionally meet up at their favorite TWEET (Thornton-Woebegone-Epicurean-Establishment-and-Tavern) pub and chat via tweeting. And though the Tweet character limit since their last Tweet gathering has jumped from … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Brexit, Fangurling, Fantasy, Gifs, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, Political, Richard Armitage, Richarding, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 11:  Lord Duncan’s Childhood Memories of his Brother Lord Alfred,   March 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1216)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 11:  Lord Duncan’s Childhood Memories of his Brother Lord Alfred,   March 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1216) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, … Continue reading

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WCW:  Finding yet another new fragrance, at my age,  February 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1211)

This week, I reached another milestone in my life.  I have to find yet another new fragrance because my previously current fragrance was discontinued.    And then there is the whole decision to make of whether you wear perfume, eau de … 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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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.06:  Traveling misadventures, Part 2,   January 13, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1204)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.6:  Traveling misadventures, Part 2,   January 13, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1204) (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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Grati making some 2019 New Year resolutions, January 04, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1201)

Today is the 4th day of 2019—only 360 days to go.  That seems like a lot of time.  But really, with life and work and relationships filling up our days, we will blink and find that it is the year … Continue reading

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“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch. 1 Keeping to Himself,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a)

“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch.1,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a) (An original fan fiction story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace 2018;  All rights reserved); [(1) story cover, left] [As is my custom, I will illustrate my story with … 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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Grati’s Something About Love 7th Blogiversary, August 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1179)

7 (seven) is a lucky number for me.  Which is good, because today is my Something About Love blog’s 7th blogiversary!  Ha! So what follows is a bit of whimsy–I hope–along with the nostalgia.   Ha! And were I to mention my … 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

Posted in "Ocean's 8" 2018 film, Caper film, Comedy, Fiction, Fun, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, intrigue, movies, Oceans's Eight film, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, smoulder, social media, Society, Something About Love, Video, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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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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