Category Archives: Society

“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 11:  Bride & Groom, June 20, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1392)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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#Juneteenth becomes a new U.S. Federal #Holiday Observance, June 18, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1391)

Commemorating and honoring Juneteenth nationally has been a long time in coming:https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/the-significance-of-juneteenth-americas-first-new-federal-holiday-in-decades And more about Juneteenth from my post last year about it, may be found here. Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & peaceful day!  Hugs & Cheers!  Grati  ;->  

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 10:  Wedding Day Danger Looms,  June 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1390) 

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 09:  Courting Couple, June 12, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1389)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 08: Dowry and settlements negotiations, June 05, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1387)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved) [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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New Richard Armitage as HarryK June wallpaper and gardening musings, June 01, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1386)

  The warm and friendly smiles of the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Harry Kennedy on The Vicar of Dibley in 2006 & 2007 start us off in June’s late Spring and early Summer season. Below is a new … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 07: The Henderson Ball, May 29, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1385)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved) [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 06:  Their promised carriage ride is fulfilled,  May 23, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1383)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover above left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 05:  Consulting Kitt,  May 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1381)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover above left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 04:  Plucking,  May 08, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1380)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover below] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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Sir Guy Day Friday:  Richard Armitage, Portraits in Leather, May 07, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1379)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage portrayed the character of Sir Guy of Gisborne on the Robinhood tv series with such nuanced complexity that he became the star of the show.  And his adoring fans loved him in that role … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 03:  Becoming Reacquainted,  May 02, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1378)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover above left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 02:  Introductions Again,  April 28, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1377)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover above left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Introduction & Ch. 01, April 25, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1376)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)    [(1) story cover above left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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Sexy Smiling SatuRdAy with Richard Armitage as my writing muse, April 24, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1375)

Love the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s sexy smiles! Sighhh! Thanks to KatieC for sharing the RA portrait below! Richard’s smiles are RAdiant with just a hint of mischief in them.  Love that!  And as he is my muse for … Continue reading

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N&S Meeting again brings hope and love, April 11, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1374)

The loving hope in John Thornton’s eyes is mirrored in Margaret’s eyes as they meet again.  Sighhh! Watching North and South and thinking, when are we going to see you wear a cravat again, #RichardArmitage ? Please do another costume … Continue reading

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@RCArmitage tweets UV film’s PBS Great Performances debut set for May 7th, April 07, 2021  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1373)

  Uncle Vanya | About | Great Performances | PBS https://t.co/CjXUCncDob — Richard Armitage (@RCArmitage) April 7, 2021   I can’t wait to see the UV film again, this time via PBS Great Performances! Thanks to Richard Armitage for tweeting … Continue reading

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Iridescent pastel butterfly of Spring, April 06, 2021  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1372)

With Winter’s chill joined by torrential rains, our area’s Spring has been delayed.  Then this past weekend, everything warmed up, the grass was luscious green again.  Soon more birds and butterflies will come back as well. And I have seen … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Richard Armitage wallpaper to you and yours! April 04, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1371)

  Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day!  Hugs  & Cheers! Grati ;->       N.B. RA Wallpaper edit by Gratiana L. Original RA image by Andrea K. Thanks!  Background image via business.twitter Thanks!

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THUD/Thespian Thursday! #RichardArmitage wins 2021 Audie for Chekhov Short Stories Collection!  March 25, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1369)

  Congratulations to #Richard Armitage and Audible.com for  winning an Audie Award for their Chekhov Short Stories Collection!  Thanks to RAMexico and RobinT for sharing this wonderful news! Thanks to Fabo Laktuko for earlier sharing the audiobook cover image above! … Continue reading

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#RichardArmitage Bag End Table Reading Commanding Charisma, March 24, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1368)

I love this THAUJ Bag End Meal Discussion  table reading shot, thanks to DurinLass!   Richard Armitage commands the room even without Thorin’s long locks and beard. Sighhh! Though the talented British actor Richard Armitage in costume and makeup as Thorin … Continue reading

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Love this Richard Armitage dramatic characters moments video! March 20, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1367)

  The multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage is a most wonderfully nuanced storyteller. And I love this Richard Armitage dramatic character moments video by MsEleanorShelby, shared by Mooseturds! Thanks!   Wishing everyone a wonderful first day of Spring!! Hugs & … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage touting a new Vicar of Dibley retrospective program, March 02, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1366)

   It’s always so lovely when the talented British actor Richard Armitage promotes his costars–even his past costars–creative projects!  Such a gentleman!  Thanks for sharing, Richard! Oh yes….x https://t.co/Nb5sO7q71v — Richard Armitage (@RCArmitage) March 2, 2021 And we all remember … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy!  Richard Armitage is definitely IT!  February 20, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1364)

Always love #RichardArmitage‘s 2013 #The_Desolation_of_Smaug Berlin Premiere look!  He is definitely IT! Sighhh! Thanks to Angel for tweeting this pix!   Wishing everyone a great day! Hugs & Cheers! Grati ;->

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RAndom Richard Armitage smiling in 2020, January 27, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1362)

  Below is a #RAndom2020 #RichardArmitage pix from my archives (via @MsSarahLena from last Fall, Thanks!). Don’t you love his slightly graying hair!  And his RAdiant smile certainly makes this a #Wonderful Wednesday! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, peaceful, & … Continue reading

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