Tag Archives: Period Drama

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 19:  Ever Faithful,  May 05, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1232)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 19:  Ever Faithful, May 05, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1232) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is my custom, from time to … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 18:  An Unexpected Reunion,  April 28, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1230)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 18:  An Unexpected Reunion,  April 28, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1230) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, below] [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 16:  Family Ties,  April 06, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1225)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 16:  Family Ties,  April 06, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1225) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time to … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 14:  Lord Harold seeks to rescue Lady Penelope,  March 25, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1223)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 14:  Lord Harold seeks to rescue Lady Penelope, March 25, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1223) 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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 “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 12:  A betrothal promise was fulfilled,  March 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1219)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 12:  A betrothal promise was fulfilled,  March 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1219) (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. 11:  Lord Duncan’s Childhood Memories of his Brother Lord Alfred,   March 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1216)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 11:  Lord Duncan’s Childhood Memories of his Brother Lord Alfred,   March 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1216) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1208)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1208)  (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage performing “The Christmas Hirelings” audiobook was a delight!  January 24, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1207)

Wednesday night, I finished listening to “The Christmas Hirelings” (cover art below)  audiobook from Audible and performed by the talented British actor Richard Armitage. It was a delight! The story is about a stubborn prideful father in his lonely old … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1206)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1206) (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.06:  Traveling misadventures, Part 2,   January 13, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1204)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.6:  Traveling misadventures, Part 2,   January 13, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1204) (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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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1198)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1198) (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. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195) (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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“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1193)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1193) (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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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Prologue, November 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1191)

“Expectations” (Book 2, “Encouragement” sequel)–Prologue, November 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1191) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time to time  I … Continue reading

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WCW—#RichardArmitage as the wild and untamed Thorin Oakenshield, August 08, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1176)

When I think of a wild and untamed talented British actor Richard Armitage character, only a man having the guts to wear jewelry clamps on his long temple braids comes to mind–Thorin Oakenshield (image via Angelika, Thanks!) from The Hobbit … Continue reading

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Majestic Monday!  Richard Armitage as Thorin gazing at Erebor key, July 02, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1171)

With the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Thorin Oakenshield’s unbridled desire in THDofS (2013) when gazing at his Erebor Mountain key with such smouldering intensity, I have but one thing to say … “Ohhhh, to be that key!” Sighhh! … Continue reading

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Thornton Thursday—RAC May 2018 John Thornton calendar for us to enjoy!   May 03, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1161)

Thanks to RAC for sharing this lovely and stirring May 2018 calendar featuring the talented British actor Richard Armitage as John Thornton in his 2004 North & South mini series. Sighhhh! Have a gReAt day!  Hugs & Cheers! Grati ;-> … Continue reading

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THTHT: A sweetly smiling Richard Armitage as Chop in profile from Urban and the Shed Crew (2018) delights, April 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1157)

Thanks to DurinLass for sharing this sweetly smiling and exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Chop in  “Urban and the Shed Crew” (2018) below.  He “is the very model of a modern major” movie star in the making!  Sighhh! … Continue reading

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Grati’s N&S Fan Fic “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” reaches 100K reads in Wattpad! March 11, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1151)

March 10, 2018 Dear Gratiana Lovelace stories Readers/Followers/Friends in Wattpad, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and beyond, My fan fic period romance novel (582 pages!) “N&S: John Thornton, Love Lessons” –that I initially serialized from October 2013 to October 2014–has just … Continue reading

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Grati’s New SAL blog header for 2018 is a tweak, January 27, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1138)

I so loved the design that I made for my SAL 2017 blogheader, that I have tweaked it for 2018.  Ha! And Richard Armitage’s Fresh Faces interview  video (see below) and photo shoot in December 2016 for Broadway.com at the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Richard Armitage’s colleagues in the 2017 film Pilgrimage for earning 3 IFTA nominations! January 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1135)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage  portrays Sir Raymond De Merville in the 2017 film “Pilgrimage”: Thanks to Angelika for sharing the image below of Richard Armitage portraying one of the leads Sir Raymond De Merville: Wow! The costume detail … Continue reading

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Global Team Armitage!  The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage Awaits me–Again!   September 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1097)

Wow! I checked my Digital Theatre account again this evening (Friday night Sept, 15, 2017), and my “purchase history” tab is active!  Yes! And my personal DT account shows that I can see the listing of “The Crucible” (the 2014 … Continue reading

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Tally of “Change for Charity” Fundraising Efforts in Honor of Richard Armitage’s 46th Birthday; and Something About Love’s 6th Blogiversary, August 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1091)

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, I/Grati had made my first donation of $22.46 USD to Childline on Richard Armitage’s Just Giving site, in honor of Rihis 46th birthday, via my Change for Charity Fundraiser. And since we started our Change … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage:  Richard Armitage Tweets new characters posters link, and shares character insights, etc., July 20, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1079)

We have a twofer today for Thespian Thursday!   First up, the talented British actor Richard Armitage – aka Sir Raymond de Merville in the 2017 Medieval film Pilgrimage – tweeted the link for new Pilgrimage character posters:   USA … Continue reading

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Story writing again, my percolating thoughts, May 05, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1061)

I’m finally reaching a point in my leg surgery and convalescence almost mid point that I am getting back to writing on my stories again.  During the first month, I could only read other people’s stories—for distraction. And since I’m … Continue reading

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