Category Archives: Lucas

Richard Armitage: A Fiercely Sexy and Magnetic Actor on Film, and a Charming Gentlemanly Man in Life, June 15, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #418)

I know that you might laugh at me, but it is the regular bloke portraits of talented rising international British star and actor Richard Armitage (Roots Canada, 2012, right) that capture my fancy.  He seems affable and easygoing–and oh so … Continue reading

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Lucas Tuesday: The Spooks Series 9 Lucas North Plot Debacle was a Richard Armitage Tour de Force, May 28, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #412a)

Well, I finally did it.  More than a year after watching up through Spooks series 9, episode 6,  I watched the last two episodes about two weeks ago.  I knew the plotlines, had seen the caps, and had watched video … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday: Real Men, 40 and Over Actors Who are Sexy and Bankable, March 09, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #376)

After seeing more pictures of very young hotties/totties come into my FB and Twitter news feeds of late, I am in search of a way to plead with film studios and marketers to look at the crop of 40+ male … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Captain America, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas, movies, North & South, Pride & Prejudice, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Catching up on Grati’s Richard Armitage Wallpapers and Such, 1/27/13 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #351)

In addition to my writing stories and essays about Richard Armitage, I also like to create graphics.  Though I am no artist, it is fun to play around with Photoshop (image manip) and Powerpoint (layering)  to create these collages/wallpapers.  So … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas, movies, Multi-Character RA, Music, North & South, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Fun Day Sunday–Richard Armitage Gaze Fest 2012: Heaven Shines in Lucas’ Smile Wallpaper, 10/21/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #292)

Sorry for the short post today.  But since I’m supposed to rest my left eye due to corneal abrasions, I decided to rest my eyes on this fellow:   Richard Crispin Armitage. I created the Lucas North wallpaper (1) above last … Continue reading

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“We say a little prayer for” Richard Armitage, a video by Gratiana Lovelace with Teresa Armitage, 9/23/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #276)

We who are fans of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage, write and create videos and graphics in homage to him and his wonderful character portrayals and storytelling.  Richard Armitage has that indefinable something that moves us. He enthralls … Continue reading

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Lucas Tuesday: An Incandescent Happiness (poem), 9/18/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #273)

In this scene from the BBC show Spooks (Series 9, episode 4 in 2010), Master Spy Lucas North/John Bateman has just told  his long lost love Dr. Maya Lahan that there is nothing standing in their way of being together.  … Continue reading

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“Lucas, True North: Sleep a Reawakening for Lucas”, a ficlet by Gratiana Lovelace, 8/07/12 (Post #247)

I wake up in the middle of the night, feeling the empty space next to me.  My breasts bereft of their place cuddled up to my lover’s chest.  It is the third night that I wake up and find my … Continue reading

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Lucas North’s Walk to Freedom: Come Away with Me, 7/10/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #227)

I doubt few of us watched the scene of a gaunt Lucas North being released from 8 years of hell in a Russian prison in Spooks series 7, episode 1 without being struck by the sheer force of will it … Continue reading

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Lucas Tuesday: Is it too much to ask to see the top of Richard Armitage’s Head? 5/08/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #180)

In my “skin wars” John Porter image that I manipped yesterday (original left, manip right) for a future original fiction story illustration of mine–Richard Armitage being my muse and always part of my “dream” cast–I healed his torso wound and … Continue reading

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“Miles to Go Before I Sleep”: A Lucas North/Richard Armitage Wallpaper, 2/21/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #136)

“Miles to Go Before I Sleep”:  A Lucas North/Richard Armitage Wallpaper, 2/21/12  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #136) A Lucas North/Spooks wallpaper inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost and by the artistry of Richard Armitage’s portrayal of Lucas North in Spooks. … Continue reading

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CRAzy Captioning: The Warmth Stylings of Spooks’ Lucas North–Pea Coat Envy, 1/22/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #111)

Some of my Richard Armitage Fan Gal Pals often wax poetic about the warm and serviceable Pea Coat that Richard Armitage as Lucas North wears in Spooks Series 7, episode 3 [(1) right]. What is it about a double breasted … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Role Authenticity: Being Lucas North, 11/22/11Gratiana Lovelace (Post #60)

As I read and commented on Fitzg’s guest post  [(1) Fitzg’s Essay] on Judiang’s blog [(2) Judiang’s blog] on Monday–about tea and Richard Armitage–I suggested facetiously that I would be happy to provide Richard/Lucas North with more chocolate iced donuts … Continue reading

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Lucas’ Silhouette, a poem by Gratiana Lovelace, 10/19/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #35)

For Kitty, whose Lucas North image post and comment inspired me to write this poem. Lucas’ Silhouette by Gratiana Lovelace The broad outlines of a life happens in small strokes. Lucas’ gaunt appearance of frailty belies his strength in surviving … Continue reading

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Admiring Richard Armitage Some More, 10/12/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #31)

I continually marvel at the friendships I’ve developed through our mutual  interest in Richard Crispin Armitage.  Some refer to it as “fangirling”.    For me, it is wonderful to meet other ladies whom I can intelligently discuss the stories, plots, characters, … Continue reading

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Spooks (2008-2010)– Spooked: Why Femme Fatales Aren’t Fun (For Fun Day Sunday), 10/09/11 GratianaDs90 (Post #28)

You may recall the famous lines in the 1988 live action-animated film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096438/) that are uttered by the sultry and sexy animated character Jessica Rabbit voiced by Kathleen Turner:  “I’m not bad.  I’m just drawn that … Continue reading

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Negotiating My Life, 10/01/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #22)

I’ve mastered the art of negotiating with myself.  Others might label this process self rationalization.  Personally, I like to call it reaching an equitable compromise between the different spheres of my life wanting my attention–professional, public, and personal.  One might … Continue reading

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Lucas/Kruger Tuesday: Good Spy / Bad Spy / We Spy rev9/27/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #20)

Were we to come up with our own spy disguise–a la Richard Armitage as Lucas North in Spooks or as Heinz Kruger in Captain America–what would it be?  And we have to have gadgets and such.  So feel free to … Continue reading

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