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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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I’m Choosing Richard Armitage as my Fantasy Physical TheRApist,  March 27, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1051)

Now that the 27 staples at my left achilles tendon reattachment surgery site are out as of last week—no, that’s a good thing!  No more 54 pointy metal ends poking me with endless pain—I’m on the mend for a several … Continue reading

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WCW: Richard Armitage–Flaunt it, if you’ve got it!  March 22, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1049)

 The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage often seemed to appeared reserved and quiet in early interviews (Robin Hood, etc., era), that he might have come across to some of us as shy. Or maybe that was just wishful thinking on … Continue reading

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AdmiRAtion Saturday:  Richard Armitage’s Hands, February 25, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1047)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage has many qualities to admire.  But today, I am focusing upon his hands. Richard looks so fierce as Thorin Oakenshield wielding a sword (below: gorgeous edit by RAFrance, Thanks!)—his hand is out of … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s Sexy Over the Shoulder Smoulder in his “newer” IMDB profile pix, February 18, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1045)

I love the staying power of some images and looks that the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage has—as evidenced by the recent newer portrait accompanying Mr. Armitage’s IMDB profile portrait. This 2011 portrait of Richard Armitage from the 2011 … Continue reading

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Caption This Thursday!  Richard Armitage Images Out of Context,  February 09, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1040)

I love looking at various out of context images of the talented and handsome British actor Richard Armitage— and then alternate contexts come to mind. So here is a little “Caption This” challenge for a few Richard Armitage images!  Try … Continue reading

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“Celebrate the Armitage”, Images from Terri!,  January 31, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1036)

Thanks to Terri over on twitter, who has been sharing lots of Richard Armitage and his character images as a way to boost everyone’s “spirits”—with peaceful, joyous, and beautiful images.   In her tweet at bottom, she shares images of … Continue reading

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Thigh Day, Friday the 13th—Richard Armitage Style, January 13, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1029)

Everyone has their good days and their bad days.  But today, Friday the 13th is shrouded (pun intended) in mystery and superstition.  Today, you don’t want to have a black cat cross your path, walk under a ladder, break a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Something About Love Blog Header, January 03, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1025)

When the new year rolls around each January, I like to change my blog header.  And this year is no different.  I’m just surprised that I managed to get the new header up in the first week of the new … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage THUD Thursday–Holidays Style!, December 08, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1012)

This turtle neck sweater and jacket on the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (below, via Isabelle, Thanks!) at the 2016 Jane Hotel in NYC photoshoot (photographed by Emilio Madrid-Kuser) really does it for me. And the muted and balanced … Continue reading

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Floored Friday!  “Richard Armitage:  Fresh Face for Love, Love, Love” Jane Hotel Broadway dot com photoshoot video, December 02, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1009)

You know me, I generally don’t post on back to back days—my preferring to let a post have time to breathe.  And it gives me time to breathe also—as a lady who works fulltime at a very demanding university Staff … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol Reimagined” with Richard Armitage as Scrooge Ch. 1,  December 01, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1008)

As of December 01 date, the Holiday Season will begin to kick into high gear.  And apart from wanting to decorate with hall trees—that will inevitably be knocked over by my doggies—I’m looking forward to the XMAS movies. As a … Continue reading

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Thorin Thursday! Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield Publicity Portraits Redux, October 13, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #982)

Facebook kindly reminded me of a wonderful, non glamorous Richard Armitage as  King Thorin portrait images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies that became one of the Thorin Oakenshield’s publicity posters for the film (the dirty gritty … Continue reading

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Soothing Slumbering Sunday:  Catching up on my sleep …, October 09, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #980)

Catching up on my sleep after a hectic university Homecoming week where I coordinated our annual alumni speakers panel of four alumni for an all day Friday itinerary of events around campus, culminating in their presentations and Q & A—followed by … Continue reading

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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

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Thrilling Thursday!  And Grati’s blogging about Richard Armitage reaches 5 years, August 25, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #958)

I have to start with the thrilling part first—another wonderful Richard Armitage in Berlin Station wallpaper by the oh so talented artist Ann Boudreau (Thanks for sharing!): #RichardArmitage ~ Undercover Agent Daniel Miller … /̵͇̿̿/'̿̿ ̿ ̿̿ ** TY to … Continue reading

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