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Sighhh Day Friday!  Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  July 31, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1313)

  The talented British actor Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  Sighhh!    Thanks to RABrazil and TeresaA for sharing!   And, with a slight brightening and color tones edit by me (below), Richard Armitage’s blue eyes … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented, June 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1303)

  Love this #RichardArmitage #diptych by @MatKhal! Sighhh!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented!  And the Peter Pan quote is priceless! ADDRESS: "second to the right, and straight on till morning" pic.twitter.com/yrqI2wnSWP — Mat Khal 🚀 (@MatKhal1963) June … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday!  Richard Armitage smiling smoulderingly in profile, May 27, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1299)

When the👑King asks… pic.twitter.com/EzJuQ1oPOc — Mat Khal 🚀 (@MatKhal1963) May 27, 2020 Sighhh!  Thanks to Mat Khal for sharing this smouldering Richard Armitage image! And after my having spent a very long hot weekend without air conditioning—it’s fixed now–I can … 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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Sensational Sunday! New #UncleVanya poster with 4 & 5 star ratings, etc. March 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1285)

I’m playing catch up with my Richard Armitage and Uncle Vanya play news and images.  So Enjoy! A) London’s Uncle Vanya play starring the talented British actors Richard Armitage, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, Rosalind Eleazar, Aimee Lou Woods, etc., is … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy!  Richard Armitage Smoulders Sexily in his new 2020 BW Portrait, February 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1280)

  Many handsome portraits of the talented British actor Richard Armitage—well, most of them, actually—tend to set me to oohing and ahhing, right before sighing and thudding. The man knows how to work those bedroom eyes of his and reach … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows,  December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1272)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows, December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1272) [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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Fantasy Leading Ladies for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya October 10, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1266)

The talented British actors Richard Armitage and Toby Jones in the diptych above  from June 28th, 2019 (thanks to Chrissy Lampard sharing Baz Bamigboye’s tweet) mentions leading ladies yet to be cast in the upcoming January 2020 British production of … 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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Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is …, February 14, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1213)

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day brings back childhood memories to me of: 1) giving every kid in my grade school class a cutesy character valentine–and they reciprocated; 2) eating tiny heart shaped after dinner mints with sayings imprinted on them … Continue reading

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WCW–Richard Armitage, keeping it warm, January 30, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1209)

With Arctic weather expected temps rolling through the Midwest of the U.S. that could reach as low as -50 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chill, all the schools and universities (including mine), and most organizations, businesses, & events have been either … Continue reading

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WCW:  Richard Armitage as Berlin Station Spy Daniel Miller tries to Keep Calm, October 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1188)

When spies with their complicated  and danger prone lives have a bad day, they are really having a bad day. Cue the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Daniel Miller (in the keep calm wallpaper above, courtesy of Mat Khal, … Continue reading

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Wild Card Wednesday! Richard Armitage Lucas/JP Pressure Smouldering/Soothing Moves in JulietD001 video, October 03, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1187)

My day Tuesday:  Awaken at 5:00am, take anti-muscle spasm pill and two ice paks, return to bed to doze for 30 more minutes, shower and primp for the day, go to the office, finish projects amongst last minute requests for … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage warming up a rainy Sexy SatuRdAy with his iconically searing gaze, September 08, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1181)

It’s chilly and rainy in my area.  And the talented British actor Richard Armitage‘s iconically searing gaze—below, during a Fall 2016 Berlin Station promo–really warms me up!  *fans self* Sighhh! Thanks to DurinLass for the RA pix  above, tweeted on … Continue reading

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THUD Thursday! Suave Richard Armitage dines in character, August 30, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1180)

Thanks to Julie K for tweeting this heart stoppingly suave pix of a recent Richard Armitage dining in character portrait!  Sighhhh!   *THUD* #perfectionhttps://t.co/jk5b6Sw68P#RichardArmitage #oceans8 pic.twitter.com/yUlterk17O — Julia Koksharova (@JulieKoksharova) August 29, 2018 Just a little something to brighten our … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Smouldering in Overcoats, August 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1177)

There is something about Richard Armitage smouldering in his black overcoats—as himself, or in character–that melts my heart! Sighhh! Thanks to KatieC for sharing/tweeting (below) this 2006 Sunday Times Richard Armitage portrait (by Jude Edginton). And below are a few … 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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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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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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#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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CelebRAtion SatuRdAy!  The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle,  May 19, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1164)

I’m all aflutter with the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (image below): Not since my own wedding 28.5 years ago have I had such palpitations about a wedding–the guests, the venue, and the weather–as I do for … 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

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Thornton Thursday—RAC May 2018 John Thornton calendar for us to enjoy!   May 03, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1161)

Thanks to RAC for sharing this lovely and stirring May 2018 calendar featuring the talented British actor Richard Armitage as John Thornton in his 2004 North & South mini series. Sighhhh! Have a gReAt day!  Hugs & Cheers! Grati ;-> … Continue reading

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