Tag Archives: John Standring

WCW! Delightfully amused with thumbs up Richard Armitage, May 08, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1233)

It’s the middle of the work week and anything can happen. We could be dizzyingly busy or delightfully amused.  I vote for the latter.  Ha!  To that end …. I hope that you enjoy my latest Richarding installment! Hugs <3 … Continue reading

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“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch. 1 Keeping to Himself,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a)

“Standring’s Christmas Wish”, Prologue – Ch.1,  December 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1200a) (An original fan fiction story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace 2018;  All rights reserved); [(1) story cover, left] [As is my custom, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

Posted in "Standring's Christmas Wish", Creative Writing, Drama, Fan Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Humor, John Standring, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, social media, Society, Something About Love, Sparkhouse | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Richard Armitage Melts My Heart as sweet John Standring in this RAgif, July 30, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1174)

The wonderfully talented British actor #RichardArmitage as John Standring in this #RAgif  (see below) from 2002 #Sparkhouse is definitely an entry for #Melt_My_Heart_Monday!  Sighhh!  Thanks for sharing, KatieC @naughTAY2968! Today's Armitage Drive By Theme is…Back to Back Standring. Yesterday's feature of … Continue reading

Posted in Fangurling, Fiction, Gifs, Gratiana Lovelace, John Standring, Melt My Heart Monday, Richard Armitage, Smiles, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Sparkhouse | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sexy SatuRdAy Richard Armitage Characters April Fools Prank,   April 01, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1053)

It’s the Friday night before April Fool’s Day, on Saturday April 1st, 2017.  And the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage and his various incarnations/characters are kicking back with his brethren for a guy’s night out into early morning that … Continue reading

Posted in Berlin Station mini series, Creative Writing, Daniel Miller/Meyer in Berlin Station, EPIX Berlin Station, Fangurling, Fantasy, Gary Fuller, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas North, Middle Ages, movies, North & South, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Spy thriller, Strike Back, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 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

A few good men amongst Richard Armitage characters and such, May 19, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #913)

The scene opens with six gentlemen sitting around silently—so far –in a space that can best be described as 70’s chic.  The men—representing the talented British actor Richard Armitage as some of his characters are arranged in a three quarter round semi … Continue reading

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Creative Writing, Desolation of Smaug, Fangurling, Gifs, Graphic, John Standring, Love and Relationships, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Richard Armitage, Romance, Something About Love, The Hobbit, Thorin, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Wanting Something More: More or Less, January 08, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #857)

I’m always in awe of people who have a pithy way of social media sharing their lives in small clumps/posts/tweets, etc. I am interested in reading/seeing about their new entertainment center layout, or their recent baked confection, quotes they like, … Continue reading

Posted in Downton Abbey, Health, Interview, John Standring, Love and Relationships, Multi-Character RA, Music, My Life, Observations about life, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Society, Something About Love, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

John Day Monday: Best Use of Bareness in a Richard Armitage John Character, January 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #694)

It occurred to me in viewing more of The Crucible cleansing scene pictures shared by RachelD yesterday of a bare chested John Proctor–portrayed by the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage–that not all of his John characters are created equal, … Continue reading

Posted in "Lucas North, Graphic, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, The Crucible | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 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

Fun Day Sunday:  Grati Hopes for a Nearby Richard Armitage Movie Con, April 20, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #550)

San Diego Comic Con, Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia, Cinema Con in Las Vegas touting Into the Storm (see Getty image below of Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, and Director Steven Quale), Hobbit Con in Bonn, Germany, and now Wonder … Continue reading

Posted in Desolation of Smaug, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Into the Storm, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas North, Middle Earth, movies, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, The Impressionists, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

WCW: Is Actor Richard Armitage Causing Global Warming? March 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #528)

A good friend of mine related to me yesterday that she had a dream about the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage that made her feel warm.  Ever the lady–and supremely happily married–she was being modest and conservative in her … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Fangurling, Graphic, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, Middle Earth, movies, North & South, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Romance, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 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

Fun Day Sunday: Catching up on Grati’s Richard Armitage Wallpapers and Such, 1/27/13 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #351)

In addition to my writing stories and essays about Richard Armitage, I also like to create graphics.  Though I am no artist, it is fun to play around with Photoshop (image manip) and Powerpoint (layering)  to create these collages/wallpapers.  So … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas, movies, Multi-Character RA, Music, North & South, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Seeking “Mr. Right” Among Richard Armitage’s Varied Character Roles, 9/14/11 GratianaDS90 (Post # 14)

Getting back to the notion that there are women in the world—or at least of my acquaintance—who are still seeking their Mr. Right (see my blog post #2, “Late bloomers for love can and do bloom”:  https://gratianads90.wordpress.com/2011/08/27/late-bloomers-for-love-can-and-do-bloom-82711/ ).   Let’s continue … Continue reading

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