Tag Archives: Love and Relationships

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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Sensational Sunday! New #UncleVanya poster with 4 & 5 star ratings, etc. March 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1285)

I’m playing catch up with my Richard Armitage and Uncle Vanya play news and images.  So Enjoy! A) London’s Uncle Vanya play starring the talented British actors Richard Armitage, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, Rosalind Eleazar, Aimee Lou Woods, etc., is … Continue reading

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What’s On Stage Wednesday! “Uncle Vanya” touted as #2 among “top selling” London plays now! February 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1283)

What’s Onstage touts “Uncle Vanya” playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London as being #2 among the top ten popular plays performing now. Top ten selling shows in London on WhatsOnStage in January https://t.co/XDQ5MdvR7P pic.twitter.com/Ur4oRtZphL — WhatsOnStage (@WhatsOnStage) February … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya stars Toby Jones and Richard Armitage BBC2 radio interview with Graham Norton, February 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1282)

What is better than having my favorite British entertainment interviewer Graham Norton host a BBC2 radio interview with Uncle Vanya stars Toby Jones and Richard Armitage?  Not much! l to r: Richard Armitage, Graham Norton, & Toby Jones Fab #TeamNortonR2 … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2020!  February 14, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1281)

Valentine’s Day is one of those special holidays that makes you want to either corner the market on chocolate and flowers to bestow upon your loved one—or receive them yourself—or roll your eyes because of the holiday’s rampant commercialism.   … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya—January 23, 2020 Press Night After Party pix, January 28, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1279)

  Thanks to Mat Khal for sharing the Uncle Vanya January 23, 2020 Press Night After Party pix by David Benett Getty links! Pasted below is a grouping of the would be lovers characters. L to R:  Rosalind Eleazar (portrays … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya is … THUD! January 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1278)

  Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya is … THUD!  Another tour de force character portrayal in the making for Richard Armitage! Image thanks to Mat Khal.  And more Uncle Vanya play and cast pix may be found … Continue reading

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“The Stranger” new official trailer is suspenseful and riveting! January 17, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1277)

In the new Netflix original series “The Stranger”, based on Harlen Coben’s  book of the same name, the talented British actor Richard Armitage  portrays  a man whose marriage, family, and life, quickly  unravel due to his missing wife’s secrets,  lies, … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s new clothing optional Sexy SatuRdAy Selfies,  January 11, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1276)

  ***facetious alert* With the talented British actor Richard Armitage being only three days away from the January 14th, 2020 opening of his new play Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, England (below), we can only appreciate … Continue reading

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Will Richard Armitage banish or burnish his heartthrob image in the play “Uncle Vanya”?  The London Sunday Times Interview,  January 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1275)

  The January 5, 2020 London Sunday Times has a new interview article with the talented and prolific British actor Richard Armitage –ostensibly as a promo for his new play of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”  — that covers old and new … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 37 Epilogue: Our Loving Expectations,  December 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1273)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 37 Epilogue: Our Loving Expectations, December 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1273) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows,  December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1272)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows, December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1272) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage and Julie Delpy receive wonderful review for “My Zoe” film, October 15, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1267)

Thanks to RABulgaria for tweeting this link to a wonderful review of Richard Armitage and Julie Delphy in their film “My Zoe”.  There are no spoilers about the plot in the review. https://www.filminquiry.com/tiff-2019-my-zoe/ Image capped  by me from TIFF website … Continue reading

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Fantasy Leading Ladies for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya October 10, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1266)

The talented British actors Richard Armitage and Toby Jones in the diptych above  from June 28th, 2019 (thanks to Chrissy Lampard sharing Baz Bamigboye’s tweet) mentions leading ladies yet to be cast in the upcoming January 2020 British production of … Continue reading

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Love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture as Dr. Astrov, October 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1265)

Don’t you just love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture?  Sighhh! (Thanks to RANet for the image.) In the image below, he is in one of his Uncle Vanya (his Chekov play in 2020) promo portraits showing his mysterious side—as love muffin … Continue reading

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Sigh Day Friday!  New Richard Armitage portrait is age defying,  September 27, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1264)

Just like wine, the talented British actor Richard Armitage ages so well.  And in a promotional portrait as part of his upcoming “Uncle Vanya” play in 2020, he proves it—thanks to RA Bulgaria sharing veloce’s edit.  And below is my/Grati’s … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 35:  Weddings vows renewals and such,   September 23, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1263)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 35:  Weddings vows renewals and such,   September 23, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1263) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is my … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 34:  Their first morning of wedded bliss,  September 12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1260)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 34:  Their first morning of wedded bliss, September 12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1260) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is … Continue reading

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Sweetly Sexy SatuRdAy–Richard Armitage attending TIFF for his “My Zoe” film premiere, September 07, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1259)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage only recently expressed his friendly farewell to his new friends in South Korea on his latest project (via TeresaA Thanks!): Then Richard Armitage flies today to Toronto, Canada to attend the Toronto International Film … Continue reading

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Celebrating my Something About Love 8th Blogiversary!  August 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post 1258)

I realized yesterday on August 24, 2019 that it was my 8th Blogiversary of blogging here on my little Something About Love (SAL) blog! Little could I have known when I started this blog that it would have such a … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night,  August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1256)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night, August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1256; & on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 32:  Wedding  Nervousness,  August  12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1255)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 32:  Wedding  Nervousness, August  12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1255; and on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my … Continue reading

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