Tag Archives: Family

“A Lonesome Lord” (Regency Romance), Prologue through Ch. 01: , An interrupted sojourn home, January 22, 2023 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1507) 

(all rights reserved by Gratiana Lovelace; copyrighted 2023); [(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  or illustrations, including:  Richard Armitage as … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 11 (Epilogue):  New Beginnings,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 31, 2022 (Post #1505) 

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace,2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (below left)]  [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers visualize … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 09 End/Epilogue: Another wedding before a bright new year, by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 30, 2022  (Post #1504)  

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; 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 … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 06: Helen recovers and another family secret is revealed, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 22, 2022  (Post #1500)  

“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 06: Helen recovers and another family secret is revealed, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 22, 2022  (Post #1500)   (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 05: Duke Myles and son Ewan seek to heal their breach, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 18, 2022  (Post #1498) 

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]   [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 04: Navigating a father and son reunion, part 2:  Weathering a crisis together, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 13, 2022 (Post #1496)

  (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Introduction & Ch. 01 by Gratiana Lovelace, December 04, 2022 (Post #1492)

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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Sizzling Sexy SatuRdAy!  Richard Armitage and Charlie Murphy steam up the screen in “Obsession”, November 26, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1491)  

The upcoming 2023 four episode Netflix British series “Obsession” looks to be quite smouldering, sizzling, sexy, and steamy (see pix below, Grati edit)! The multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage (above right) portrays a soon to be father-in-law  who enters into … Continue reading

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Tenderly Sexy Saturday!  Love Richard Armitage’s kind words about his “Damage” love interest and costar Charlie Murphy!  May 21, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1458)

The talented and handsome British actor Richard Armitage is such a gentleman! Though his recently finished filming tv miniseries “Damage” is touted to be an “erotic thriller” about the damaging effects of adultery upon a family, Richard Armitage softens that … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 25 End & Epilogue:  Babies, etc.,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2021 (Post #1435)  

(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. 24:  Christmas Blessings, Part 3,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2021 (Post #1434) 

(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. 21:  Holiday and Baby Preparations, by Gratiana Lovelace, October 11, 2021 (Post #1419) 

(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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THUD Thursday!  Richard Armitage grimacing handsomely in Love3! September 30, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1416)

Can the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage as Kenneth in Act 2 of 2016’s Love, Love, Love play still be oh so handsome while grimacing? Yes he can! Thanks to FranJustFran for sharing the image! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Friday:  #RichardArmitage and #JulieDelpy film “My Zoe” to stream on Amazon, September 24, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1415) 

The 2019 My Zoe film poster, courtesy of IMDB, with Sophia Ally as Zoe (left) and Julie Delpy as her Mom Isabelle (right), as well as being the film’s writer and director: Ah, looks like Julie’s movie ‘My Zoe’ is … Continue reading

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My Zoe film starring Julie Delpy and Richard Armitage opens in theatres today, February 26, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1365)

  Thanks to TeresaA for pointing me to the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s new tweets/retweets about his 2021 film My Zoe!  See her cap of Richard’s new twitter header:   The film is about a mother’s love that truly … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 08 Epilogue:  Wedding love and family joy, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 31, 2020 (Post #1357)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 07 End:  Their loving Christmas feelings expand, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2020 (Post #1356)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 06:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 2, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 28, 2020 (Post #1355)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 05:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 1, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 26, 2020 (Post #1354)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020), [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 04:  Lunch &  family, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2020 (Post #1352)

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 04:  Lunch &  family, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2020 (Post #1352) (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 03—A snowy night with mistletoe, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 23, 2020 (Post #1351)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020)  [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 02–Christmas Magic, December 22, 2020 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1350)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Sunday!   Richard Armitage tweets about new Trailer for My Zoe, September 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1323)

“My Zoe” film poster below:   I don’t know anything about a release date yet, but I loved everything about this film. Richard Armitage in Official UK Trailer for Julie Delpy's Film 'My Zoe' | https://t.co/qbaClNu1w5 https://t.co/6ZfZFNueD4 — Richard Armitage … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday:  Richard Armitage to star in “Now and Then” also to begin filming in 2021, June 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1307)

  Adapted from the novel “Now and Then” (image above via GoodReads) by the late William Corlett, The LGBTQ+ British drama “ Now & Then” (THR, 2020) is—at its heart—the story of a Mother and son finding their way to … Continue reading

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May is Ichthyosis Awareness Month: A guest post by Kitty, May 07, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1296)

#IAM2020 Many people get up in the  morning, do their hair, fix their face, dress and they’re set for the day.   But for some people w/ ichthyosis, grooming may need to be re-visited throughout the day to hydrate and … Continue reading

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