Tag Archives: Love and Relationships

“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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“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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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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It’s a 2020 Vicar of Dibley Christmas Special!  December 11, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1347)

“It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas …” as the song lyric goes. And Dawn French  as Vicar Geraldine (image below) and  The Vicar of Dibley company of actors will bless us with three episodes this holiday season—titled “The … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov embracing Anna Calder-Marshall as Old Nurse at end of Uncle Vanya film, November 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1337)

  Love this poignant picture (Grati edit) of the talented British actor Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov embracing the talented Anna Calder-Marshall as the Old Nurse at the end of the “Uncle Vanya” film 2020! Thanks to Mariana Tomozei for … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage tweets the BBC’s rave film review of “Uncle Vanya” (2020),  October 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1334)

Two more favorable reviews of London’s “Uncle Vanya” (2020) play filmed for a wider audience. First up, we have the Will Gompertz’ BBC film review of “Uncle Vanya” (2020), tweet shared by one of the“Uncle Vanya” stars Richard Armitage (portraying … Continue reading

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Love is in the air, and in the lips for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov!, October 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1332)

  Grati edit, brt2 The talented British actor Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya definitely burnishes his heart throb image when kissing the also talented  Rosalind Eleazar as Yelena! Such sweet torture…#UncleVanya #Astrov #RichardArmitage pic.twitter.com/W8UAe2thYO — Fernanda Matias … Continue reading

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RAnet updates resources with Reviews page starting with “My Zoe”, October 03, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1331)

RAnet has updated their site to include an RA project Reviews site–starting with “My Zoe”! After updating the news section on RAnet with the latest reviews, I have created a new reviews site entirely for My Zoe. It's a time-consuming … Continue reading

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MCM—#RichardArmitage as Dr. Astrov getting his romantic groove on, September 21, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1327)

  Hubba Hubba! Dr. Astrov (Richard Armitage) gets his romantic groove on with Yelena (Rosalind Eleazar)  in “Uncle Vanya, the film”!  Oh to be Yelena!  Sighhh! Thanks to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this cap and link!  For more about tickets … 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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Surprise Saturday!  Richard Armitage’s Uncle Vanya play being filmed for distribution, September 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1322)

  London’s Harold Pinter Theatre announces that its Uncle Vanya play starring Richard Armitage is being filmed for distribution per the play’s website! Thanks to  Fabo Laktuko for sharing the UV page tweet! Big #UncleVanya news. Sign up now to … Continue reading

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Wedding Felicitations to Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi,  July 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1310)

Who doesn’t love a wedding?  And in these uncertain times of a world wide pandemic, the joy of a small heartfelt wedding is just what we need. So felicitations to Princess Beatrice of York and her new husband Mr. Edoardo … Continue reading

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Earlier Uncle Vanya 2020 play preview review is a real gem, July 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1309)

  I’m not sure how I missed coming across this wonderful gem of an Uncle Vanya in 2020 play preview review by mrmonstagigz from  January 15, 2020, but I’m glad that it was recommended in the Richard Armitage  in Uncle … 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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A Soothing Sunday with Richard Armitage offering to help around the house, March 15, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1287)

  Wouldn’t we all love a partner who says to us as we’re reorganizing or cleaning our homes?: “Love, You lie down and rest for a spell.  Let me take care of that for you.”   Then we get a … Continue reading

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