Tag Archives: Gratiana Lovelace

“Winter Rental”, Ch. 3: Dream lovers lead to morning cuddles,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 15, 2022 (Post #1439)

[(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers visualize the main characters.  So my main … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 0 Prologue, Ch. 1 Snow Falls and the ski tourists return, Ch. 2 Dinner ends unexpectedly  by Gratiana Lovelace, January 10, 2022 (Post #1438) 

(“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance  story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.); [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (below left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Nobleman Magazine interview portraits; and Grati’s January 2022 wallpaper, January 05, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1437) 

  In Nobleman Magazine’s new interview promoting Harlan Coben’s latest Netflix mystery series “Stay Close”,  we also find a wonderful bounty of new portraits of the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage:     Each of these three new portrait images … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s new  “Stay Close” mystery series premieres at Midnight tonight  on Netflix; and RA’s 2022 New Year wishes, December 31, 2021  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1436)

    Are you looking for a way to usher in the new year of 2022 with a bang?  But comfortably in your jammies at home? Then tune into Netflix at midnight tonight for the premiere of  the talented British … 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. 23:  Christmas Blessings, Part 2,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 19, 2021 (Post #1433)

(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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Richard Armitage teases aspects of his Stay Close role in Hello Magazine Video Interview, December 14, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1432) 

  Love the talented British actor Richard Armitage‘s take on his role of Ray Levine the photographer in “Stay Close” with his new video interview (with transcript) from Hello Magazine!  And I can’t wait to see more of the character’s … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage nominated for a What’s on Stage Award for his role of Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya, December 10, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1431) 

Excitingly, another acting nomination rolls in for the talented British actor Richard Armitage! This  time, Richard Armitage  earned a Whats On Stage Award nomination for his character portrayal of Dr. Astrov (right) in the play Uncle Vanya in 2020.  Wow! … Continue reading

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A smoulderingly poignant Richard Armitage as Sir Guy gif, December 07, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1430)

Love this subtle British actor Richard Armitage portraying a smoulderingly poignant Sir Guy of Gisborne gif shared by Antonella Montanari! Thanks for sharing! Sir Guy looks so sad and hurt here. Don’t you just want to “kiss him and make … Continue reading

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December 2021 Holiday SAL blog sidebar wallpaper features Richard Armitage enjoying cider, December 01, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1428) 

  Way back when I started my SAL blog here in August of 2011, I had just started playing around with making wallpapers of the talented British actor Richard Armitage and his character portrayals. So in revisiting some of the … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage finishes filming The Man From Rome, November 28, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1427)

This new Richard Armitage RAselfie teased the end of filming yesterday for The Man from Rome/The Seville Communion! Love the contentment in his smile.  I’m really looking forward to seeing this film! Many thanks to TeresaA for sharing this image … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage in action as the Photographer Ray in “Stay Close”, November 24, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1426)

Though I’m very much looking forward to viewing Netflix  upcoming “Stay Close” miniseries starring Richard Armitage, James Nesbit, and Cush Jumbo, I’m not fond of the dark green lighting in the scene still pix (below,  top).  original image And so … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 22:  Christmas Blessings, Part 1,  by Gratiana Lovelace, November 13, 2021 (Post #1424)

  (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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My new November 2021 sidebar image CelebRAtes the 17th Anniversary of Richard Armitage in North & South (2004), by Gratiana Lovelace, November 07, 2021  (Post #1423)  

  Though my 2010 introduction to the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage’s character portrayals (RA portrait below in 2021, courtesy of KatieC) came more than midway through his now  twenty nine years and counting tv, film, stage, and audiobook, etc., … Continue reading

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A Virtual Halloween Party with Richard Armitage Characters,  October 31, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1422) 

  Happy Halloween!  Over the years, I have attended several Halloween parties/events and was costumed quite amusingly.  I usually liked/like to go for the laugh.  My earliest recollection of being in a Halloween costume was likely the polka dot clown … Continue reading

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Man of the Cloth Crush Monday!  Our first good look at Richard Armitage as Fr. Quart,  October 18, 2021  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1421)

The oh so talented, tall,  and too hottt to handle British actor Richard Armitage casually leaning against a marble column in the images below as Fr. Quart in The Seville Communion/The Man from Rome  is definitely going to send many … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s new Netflix series “Stay Close” being released December 31st! October 14, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1420)

Thanks to RABulgaria for sharing that the talented British actor Richard Armitage‘s new Netflix series “Stay Close” will be released December 31st! https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FRichardArmitageBulgaria%2Fposts%2F260834792718163&show_text=true&width=500 And here is the Netflix announcement: Three people, dark secrets, and a past that threatens their comfortable … 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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Richard Armitage bts image filming as Fr. Quart from The Seville Communion via Guylty, October 07, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1418) 

The Man from Rome is in Seville https://t.co/NL38ZT9HMi — Sonja 🌞 /zɔn ja/ (@GuyltyPleasure) October 6, 2021 And be sure to also follow the link to Guylty’s blog post about the bts filming of The Man from Rome/The Seville Communion. For … Continue reading

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Celebrating Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield with my sidebar’s October 2021 Wallpaper, October 02, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1417)

October is a busy month for Durin Dwarves in The Hobbit trilogy of films (2012,2013, & 2014), and for the talented British actor Richard Armitage  (see below in September 2010, via RAnet): who portrayed Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit trilogy … 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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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 20:  A Mother’s Love, by Gratiana Lovelace, September 20, 2021 (Post #1414) 

 (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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Sir Guy Day Friday! Richard Armitage as Sir Guy smiles sweetly, September 17, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1413)

Sometimes we just need the talented British Actor  #RichardArmitage as Sir Guy’s smile. Thanks to CatiaB for sharing the RA image! https://twitter.com/…/status/1438633601034244096/photo/3 Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & peaceful day! Hugs & Cheers! Grati ;->

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