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Sighhh Day Friday!  Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  July 31, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1313)

  The talented British actor Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  Sighhh!    Thanks to RABrazil and TeresaA for sharing!   And, with a slight brightening and color tones edit by me (below), Richard Armitage’s blue eyes … Continue reading

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Feeling nostalgic for Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield singing Misty Mountains Cold with Dwarves of Durin video, June 28, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1306)

As we get closer to the 10th Anniversary [Oct. 22, 2010] of Richard Armitage being announced to portray Thorin Oakenshield in “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey”, I’m feeling nostalgic for the simple melody of “Misty Mountains Cold” sung by him … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented, June 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1303)

  Love this #RichardArmitage #diptych by @MatKhal! Sighhh!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented!  And the Peter Pan quote is priceless! ADDRESS: "second to the right, and straight on till morning" pic.twitter.com/yrqI2wnSWP — Mat Khal 🚀 (@MatKhal1963) June … Continue reading

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Foliage Friday!  Happy 1st Day of Spring with Richard Armitage and his characters in nature!  March 20, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1289)

Happy 1st Day of Spring 2020!  The talented British actor Richard Armitage and his characters in nature is my theme today. Ha! And to start us off, Richard as Daniel Miller in a Cherry Blossom Spring wallpaper from Cyn Dainty: … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy!  Richard Armitage Smoulders Sexily in his new 2020 BW Portrait, February 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1280)

  Many handsome portraits of the talented British actor Richard Armitage—well, most of them, actually—tend to set me to oohing and ahhing, right before sighing and thudding. The man knows how to work those bedroom eyes of his and reach … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s 2019 Holiday Message to his Fans,  December 25, 2019  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1271)

The talented  British actor  Richard Armitage has shared his 2019 Holiday Message to his fans via his Twitter feed: From Grati:  Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!   P.S.  For easier reading, below is the text of Richard Armitage’s 2019 … 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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Happy Richard Armitage as Sir Guy Day Friday! July 12, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1246)

Need I say more?  Sighhh! Image thanks to RAFrance, Hugs!

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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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WCW–Richard Armitage, keeping it warm, January 30, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1209)

With Arctic weather expected temps rolling through the Midwest of the U.S. that could reach as low as -50 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chill, all the schools and universities (including mine), and most organizations, businesses, & events have been either … Continue reading

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THUD Thursday! Enjoying Autumn in this Richard Armitage wallpaper by Cyn Dainty! September 27, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1186)

Richard Armitage in Autumn’s glory!  Sighhh!  THUD! Wishing everyone a lovely day! Thanks Cyn! Image link:  https://twitter.com/dainty_c/status/1043714485725396992

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Richard Armitage Smouldering in Overcoats, August 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1177)

There is something about Richard Armitage smouldering in his black overcoats—as himself, or in character–that melts my heart! Sighhh! Thanks to KatieC for sharing/tweeting (below) this 2006 Sunday Times Richard Armitage portrait (by Jude Edginton). And below are a few … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy: Richard Armitage chats with his Their Lost Daughters audiobook author Joy Ellis, June 16, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1169)

Thanks to Chrissyinwm for the video link below:   And of the several images of Richard Armitage for Their Lost Daughters audiobook promoting his performance, the image below really melts my heart with its haunting beauty (Thanks to Isabelle for … Continue reading

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Wolverine Wednesday!  Richard Armitage interview snippet about his role of Logan-Wolverine and images, May 09, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1162)

Love this video interview snippet (below) with the oh so talented British actor Richard Armitage talking about his role of Logan for “Wolverine:  The Long Night” podcast!   “Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night” Podcast – Richard Armitage as Logan” – … Continue reading

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Sharing Joy–Richard Armitage Portraits by Sarah Dunn, April 22, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1159)

I love this portrait above of the talented British actor Richard Armitage laughing in 2014 (?) by the talented portrait photographer Sarah Dunn—as much for his shining eyes and laughter, as for this being a different angle from the other … Continue reading

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Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday:  Richard Armitage as a sleeping Daniel Miller and Grati’s prep before Valentine’s Day, February 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1143)

Could the day before Valentine’s Day get any better than this image of the talented British actor Richard Armitage as a sleeping Daniel Miller  (below) from 2017 Berlin Station–with a Valentine twist by me?  Those muscles!   Sighhh! And the original … Continue reading

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Sexy Sunday—Richard Armitage at 2013 THDofS promo, THUD!, February 11, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1142)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage, at 2013 Waterstones Piccadilly THDofS promo (Image via DurinLass, Thanks!)  (Grati color edit, below): In profile. Longer hair.  Revealed ear.  Respectful gaze.  Roman nose.  Chiseled jaw.  Stubble.  Listening smile.  Neckage. Hint of chest hair.  … Continue reading

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Wild Card Weddings Wednesday:  Prince Harry Kennedy, King Oleron, and Richard Armitage,   January 24, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1137)

With all of the Royal Wedding fever with Prince Harry and now Princess Eugenie, I’m thinking of another “Prince” Harry–and maybe King Oleron, and the man himself, the talented British actor Richard Armitage–whom I would like to see at the … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday:  The Search for the purrrfect shoe, be it for my Hubby or Richard Armitage,  January 21, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1136)

Have you ever been doing something in “real” life and your mind instantly goes to a Richard Armitage moment or image? Well in shoe shopping for my hubby for two hours on SatuRdAy, this playful Richard image stuck in my … Continue reading

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WCW: Richard Armitage at Rest, December 13, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1124)

Though Richard Armitage and his characters are usually in motion or ready to lunge at any moment–Ha!–Richard at Rest is quite nice, too! Thanks to Jan Smith for sharing the Daniel Miller sleeping image! Holiday Cheers! Grati ;-> Image link: https://twitter.com/pinkygirl06/status/940790987953197056 … Continue reading

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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

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage Style!  June 20, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1070)

I’m not sure why I like diptychs–the two picture images grouping, usually showing a comparison or contrast of images (as in the Richard Armitage and character or other self images below ),      or another version of the same … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy Selfie!  Richard Armitage gives face time to supporting cyber bullying prevention efforts, June 17, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1069)

What a guy!  British actor Richard Armitage is smart, sexy, compassionate, talented, socially conscious, etc. And he knows how to take—and share–a really good selfie of himself, for a really good cause And bravo to him for continuing to highlight … Continue reading

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Keep Calm Sunday with Richard Armitage Posters, June 04, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1065)

A couple of years ago the “keep calm” poster phenomenon caught on with Richard Armitage fans.          Why? Because, of course, we can’t “keep calm” when we think about Richard.  *THUD!*  Ha!           And I had fun … Continue reading

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