Tag Archives: Harry Kennedy

THUD Thursday:  Richard Armitage Style,  July 13, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1076)

I am a woman of a certain age and of certain sensibilities—of the Jane Austen variety.  I like my male romantic leads in stories that I read—and that I write—to be: effortlessly handsome yet not narcissistic about his appearance; as … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fangurling, Gratiana Lovelace, Harry Kennedy, Humor, Jane Austen, John Porter, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, Portraits, Pride & Prejudice, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, smoulder, Society, Something About Love, THUD Thursday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fun Day Sunday!  Spring Flowers and Richarding, May 28, 2017Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1064)

With all of the lovely Spring weather we’re having in the Midwest, my mind turns to flowers–both in our gardens front and back and yet to be planted on my deck. Flowers are so cheerful. Our dark purple lilac bush … Continue reading

Posted in Fangurling, Flowers, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Thornton, North & South, Positivity, Richard Armitage, Richarding, social media, Something About Love, Strike Back, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thigh Day, Friday the 13th—Richard Armitage Style, January 13, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1029)

Everyone has their good days and their bad days.  But today, Friday the 13th is shrouded (pun intended) in mystery and superstition.  Today, you don’t want to have a black cat cross your path, walk under a ladder, break a … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fangurling, Gifs, Gratiana Lovelace, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, Lucas North, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Society, Something About Love, Spooks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Soothing Sunday!  A Collage of Richard Armitage Characters & Self Portraits, September 18, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #970)

These days, weekends are my respite from the hurly burly work week projects with due dates that overlap as a consequence of working at a university. So, I try not to schedule myself too much on weekends. I just go … Continue reading

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Daniel Miller/Meyer in Berlin Station, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Love Love Love, Lucas North, Multi-Character RA, Pilgrimage, Portraits, Positivity, Raymond de Merville, RelAxation, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Wild Wonderful Wednesday—Richard Armitage Character Gifs TheRApy,  April 27, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #903)

While I’m still trying to recover from whatever upper respiratory flu/seasonal allergy bug that has been invading my body the last three days, here are a few Richard Armitage character gifs I found–or were shared by others, Thanks!—for some Richard … Continue reading

Posted in Fangurling, Gifs, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Thornton, Kissing, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, Middle Ages, Middle Earth, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Spooks, Storytelling, Strike Back, The Hobbit, TheRApy, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Thursday’s RAndom Thoughts: What Would Richard Do? November 05, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #824)

Have you ever felt like life was whirling around you and you’re just a passenger on the train? I know, I’m mixing my metaphors, but you get the idea. Between work, home/hubby, and blogging/writing, etc., my life is very full. … Continue reading

Posted in "N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons", "Pilgrimage" film, "Thorin's Journey: An Unexpected Love", Creative Writing, Drama, Fan Fiction, Fangurling, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Thornton, Middle Earth, movies, Musings, My Life, North & South, Period Drama, Positivity, Power, Reflections, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Sojourn Saturday–Grati will be out of town at a college reunion! September 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #809)

I have a college reunion dinner this weekend, Saturday night–with 35 of us attending from our college student organization! So I’m traveling out of town Saturday to the big city for an overnight. I’m hoping it will be oodles of … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Kissing, Love and Relationships, My Life, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

WCW: September 2015 Richard Armitage Character Calendars, September 02, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #802)

September has begun! School is back in session. And we live in the heartland of the U.S.–our subdivision is surrounded by corn and soybean fields. So harvesting will soon commence and we’ll turn our thoughts to decorating our trees with … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Creativity, Fangurling, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Middle Ages, Middle Earth, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Something About Love, The Hobbit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fun Day Sunday: Inner Cheers for Reaching My Next Goal! August 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #797)

I look forward to the day–in a few decades from now–when my age will mean that I no longer have a self censorship chip (image right). I presume that I had that freedom of thought and expression as a little … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, Health, Hope, Humor, Illness, Medical, My Life, Portraits, Reflections, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Sexy SatuRdAy: Richard Armitage’s Harry Lends a Hand, May 09, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #743)

It is Saturday morning and rather than hunkering down to write my love stories and read other people’s stories like I normally do, I head back into my office on campus to do some admin things in peace and quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Humor, Observations about life, Richard Armitage, Sexy SatuRdAy, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

RAndom NumeRicAl Musings of the Richard Armitage Kind, April 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #733)

Even a stalwart Richard Armitage fan girl like me has to have her priorities in their proper place.   So I spent most of my Sunday afternoon and early evening attempting to optimize the efficiency of my 8 year old laptop … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Creative Writing, Fan Fiction, Fangurling, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, Spooks, Storytelling, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Reflections upon Giving from the Heart! January 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #688)

Organizing my charitable giving documents for my annual income taxes itemized deductions makes me think of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage. Uh I mean …his accountant character Harry Kennedy (original images below via RANet)–from RA’s guest starring role … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Charities, Fun Day Sunday, Giving, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Hope, My Life, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage Message to his Fans, Role Model, Social Justice, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: “New” 2015 Blog Header for Something About Love, January 04, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #686)

Something old, something new …  Well, my new 2015 blog banner isn’t part of a wedding ritual.  But it is part of my ritual each each to create a new blog banner/header for the coming year. And this year in … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Memories, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Spooks, Strike Back, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

John Day Monday: RCA Characters Tweet Thornton Memes to CelebRAte N&S 10th Anniversary Coda, November 17, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #658)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Crispin Armitage (RCA) characters having convened the first tweet meeting of themselves last month, they decide that today’s monthly meeting should focus upon the recently celebrated 10th Anniversary of RCA’s beloved John Thornton character … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fiction, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Standring, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Something About Love, The Impressionists, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Tuesday Musings: Richard Armitage’s Characters Join Twitter, October 21, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #650)

After I was flabbergasted that Richard Armitage finally joined Twitter–and he is taking to it effortlessly, like a “duck to water”–I wondered how RA’s characters’ alter egos might fare in Twitterland?  So what follows is an impromptu RA Character discussion … Continue reading

Posted in "Lucas North, Creative Writing, Fangurling, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Love, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, The Hobbit, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

43rd Birthday Wishes for Richard Crispin Armitage, August 22, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #622)

A facebook friend of mine named Sueli shared again the image (right) that I had earlier shared from Richard Armitage France’s Facebook album (From the Esquire UK 2013 Portrait shoot video). And Sueli asked what we would do to be … Continue reading

Posted in Birthday, Blessings, Charities, Family, Fangurling, Gifs, Giving, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, The Hobbit, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

WCW: “Free” Love and Other Musings, July 09, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #599)

Things to ponder on a very *Wild* Card Wednesday (*Facetious Alert*): 1)      “Free Love” is Hard to Come by in the Age of HMO’s– In my early married years (25 years ago), I used to say that marriage was a … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Gifs, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Proctor, King Richard III, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Vicar of Dibley, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Tanya Gold’s Sunday Times Interview Paints a Different Persona of British Actor Richard Armitage, July 06, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #598)

I have to admit that after reading Tanya Gold’s Richard Armitage The Crucible interview article a second time (thanks for the link and image right to Richard Armitage US on FB)–I had read Rashisama’s full text of the article yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Interview, John Proctor, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

WCW: Tax prepaRAtion just became more interesting, February 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #516)

I’m trying to pull together my tax documents Tuesday night in hopes of getting a tidy (or any, ha!) refund with our tax preparation appointment Wednesday. But somehow, I became distRActed with thoughts of Harry Kennedy from The Vicar of … Continue reading

Posted in Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Humor, My Life, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Porter, John Thornton, Kindness, Love and Relationships, Lucas, movies, North & South, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

WCW: I Need Me Some Richard Armitage as Sweet Harry–Following his Heart and Kissing Me with Tongues, April 10, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #394)

For charm and sweetly uncomplicated love–once you get past the misunderstandings, Ha!–Richard Armitage as Harry Kennedy (right) and Dawn French as Geraldine Granger in The Vicar of Dibley, The Handsome Stranger Episode (2006) (left) fill that request quite nicely.  And … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Humor, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Vicar of Dibley, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

CRAzy in Love with Harry, 6/10/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #204)

Ah, sweet Sunday!   Sleeping in past 7:00am–that is late for us, ha!–and cuddling next to my loving hubby.  What could be better?  Not much!  But to round out a perfect early morning after we arise from our slumber, we breakfast … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Writing, Dibley Revisited, Harry Kennedy, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

A-Mazing Fun Day Sunday with Richard Armitage Portraying Harry Kennedy, 5/06/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #178)

With the exquisitely talented British actor and master storyteller Richard Armitage’s [(1) right] searingly smouldering gazes into and through the camera lens for his portraits, his handsome visage and muscular physique, his deeply timberous velvety baritone voice,  his seemingly wry … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, Puzzles, Richard Armitage, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: We’re Just Wild About Harry! 9/25/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #19)

Harry Kennedy in The Vicar of Dibley (2006) Christmas Specials (episodes 1 & 2) is one of the oh so talented British Actor Richard Armitage’s few lighthearted romantic comedy characters.  And we loved him as Harry (see picture right)! Mr. Armitage and … Continue reading

Posted in Love and Relationships, Romance, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments