Tag Archives: Vicar of Dibley

Working on my tax forms … with Harry, April 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1294)

  Working on my tax forms … with Harry commiserating with me about the electronic glitches “Cobblers!”   And then, Harry can always put a smile on my face with that mischievous smirk of his!  Sighhh!   Nota Bene:  Thanks … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy!  Cobblers to Accounting and Hurricanes! September 15, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1183)

Saturday mornings I tend to reconcile my checkbook before paying some bills.  So today  I need a bit of Harry Kennedy’s accounting mojo to spice up this tedious (Cobblers!) task. Purrrrfect! Wishing you a lovely day! And I especially hope … Continue reading

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Missing Emma Chambers who portrayed the sweet, loving, innocent, and wacky Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, February 25, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1147)

I always loved watching Emma Chambers playing Alice Tinker (below left; with Dawn French, below right, as Vicar Geraldine Granger) in the British sitcom The Vicar of Dibley over the years when it was first broadcast and then in reruns … Continue reading

Posted in Comedy, Creativity, Fun, Gratiana Lovelace, Humor, In Memoriam, Laughter, Positivity, Smiles, social media, Society, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fun Day Sunday!  Spring Flowers and Richarding, May 28, 2017Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1064)

With all of the lovely Spring weather we’re having in the Midwest, my mind turns to flowers–both in our gardens front and back and yet to be planted on my deck. Flowers are so cheerful. Our dark purple lilac bush … 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

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Daniel Miller/Meyer in Berlin Station, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Love Love Love, Lucas North, Multi-Character RA, Pilgrimage, Portraits, Positivity, Raymond de Merville, RelAxation, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Something About Love blog by Gratiana Lovelace Hits 500,000 views!  July 16, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #939)

By the time you read this, my little blog here called Something About Love will have reached 500,000 views!  Ah!  Here we go:   I know!  I can’t believe it!  Neither can the couple at right by RCA.  Ha!  Shock (him)! … Continue reading

Posted in Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Goodwill, Middle Earth, Multi-Character RA, North & South, NYC 2016 Play, Portraits, Raymond de Merville, Richard Armitage, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Wild Eyed Wednesday! Richard Armitage Eye TheRApy for Grati!  April 06, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #896)

Just a note to let you know that I will be offline for a few days for medical reasons.  On Wednesday morning (April 06), I’m having a stem cell graft procedure done on my left eye. My left eye has … Continue reading

Posted in Fangurling, Graphic, Humor, John Porter, Medical, My Life, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Sexy Saturday:  Humorous Elements  in Grati’s Romance Stories, February 27, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #878)

If you read any of my romance stories, you know that I tend to write as much humor as I do passion between the loving couples in them.  Whether it is a bridegroom misplacing his bride on their wedding night … Continue reading

Posted in "Love & Friendship" story, "Love in the Great Pine Woods", "Love is a Choice" story, "N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons", "Thorin's Dream of Love", A Magnificent Love, Beauty, Creative Writing, Dibley Revisited, Drama, Fan Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Husbands, John Porter, Love and Relationships, MrRomance, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy SatuRdAy, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Vicar of Dibley, Video, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Something About Love New 2016 Blog Header, January 04, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #855)

I worked all day yesterday on updating the graphics for my blog header. I like my overall design that I debuted in 2013. So there is no need for me to reinvent the wheel. Ha! And the exquisitely talented British … Continue reading

Posted in "Pilgrimage" film, Battle of the Five Armies, Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Fangurling, Fantasy, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Thornton, Lucas North, Middle Earth, movies, North & South, Olivier Awards, Period Drama, Pilgrimage, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Robin Hood, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Strike Back, Television, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Thorin, Urban and the Shed crew, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thursday’s RAndom Thoughts: What Would Richard Do? November 05, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #824)

Have you ever felt like life was whirling around you and you’re just a passenger on the train? I know, I’m mixing my metaphors, but you get the idea. Between work, home/hubby, and blogging/writing, etc., my life is very full. … Continue reading

Posted in "N&S: John Thornton Love Lessons", "Pilgrimage" film, "Thorin's Journey: An Unexpected Love", Creative Writing, Drama, Fan Fiction, Fangurling, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Thornton, Middle Earth, movies, Musings, My Life, North & South, Period Drama, Positivity, Power, Reflections, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Inner Cheers for Reaching My Next Goal! August 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #797)

I look forward to the day–in a few decades from now–when my age will mean that I no longer have a self censorship chip (image right). I presume that I had that freedom of thought and expression as a little … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, Health, Hope, Humor, Illness, Medical, My Life, Portraits, Reflections, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

RAndom NumeRicAl Musings of the Richard Armitage Kind, April 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #733)

Even a stalwart Richard Armitage fan girl like me has to have her priorities in their proper place.   So I spent most of my Sunday afternoon and early evening attempting to optimize the efficiency of my 8 year old laptop … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Creative Writing, Fan Fiction, Fangurling, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, Lucas North, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, Spooks, Storytelling, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: Reflections upon Giving from the Heart! January 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #688)

Organizing my charitable giving documents for my annual income taxes itemized deductions makes me think of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage. Uh I mean …his accountant character Harry Kennedy (original images below via RANet)–from RA’s guest starring role … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Charities, Fun Day Sunday, Giving, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Hope, My Life, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage Message to his Fans, Role Model, Social Justice, Something About Love, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: “New” 2015 Blog Header for Something About Love, January 04, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #686)

Something old, something new …  Well, my new 2015 blog banner isn’t part of a wedding ritual.  But it is part of my ritual each each to create a new blog banner/header for the coming year. And this year in … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fun Day Sunday, Harry Kennedy, John Porter, John Proctor, John Standring, John Thornton, Memories, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Spooks, Strike Back, The Crucible, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

John Day Monday: RCA Characters Tweet Thornton Memes to CelebRAte N&S 10th Anniversary Coda, November 17, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #658)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Crispin Armitage (RCA) characters having convened the first tweet meeting of themselves last month, they decide that today’s monthly meeting should focus upon the recently celebrated 10th Anniversary of RCA’s beloved John Thornton character … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fangurling, Fiction, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Standring, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Romance, Something About Love, The Impressionists, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Tuesday Musings: Richard Armitage’s Characters Join Twitter, October 21, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #650)

After I was flabbergasted that Richard Armitage finally joined Twitter–and he is taking to it effortlessly, like a “duck to water”–I wondered how RA’s characters’ alter egos might fare in Twitterland?  So what follows is an impromptu RA Character discussion … Continue reading

Posted in "Lucas North, Creative Writing, Fangurling, Graphic, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Love, Multi-Character RA, North & South, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Sparkhouse, Spooks, The Hobbit, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

WCW: “Free” Love and Other Musings, July 09, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #599)

Things to ponder on a very *Wild* Card Wednesday (*Facetious Alert*): 1)      “Free Love” is Hard to Come by in the Age of HMO’s– In my early married years (25 years ago), I used to say that marriage was a … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Gifs, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Proctor, King Richard III, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Something About Love, The Hobbit, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Vicar of Dibley, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

WCW: Tax prepaRAtion just became more interesting, February 12, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #516)

I’m trying to pull together my tax documents Tuesday night in hopes of getting a tidy (or any, ha!) refund with our tax preparation appointment Wednesday. But somehow, I became distRActed with thoughts of Harry Kennedy from The Vicar of … Continue reading

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WCW: I Need Me Some Richard Armitage as Sweet Harry–Following his Heart and Kissing Me with Tongues, April 10, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #394)

For charm and sweetly uncomplicated love–once you get past the misunderstandings, Ha!–Richard Armitage as Harry Kennedy (right) and Dawn French as Geraldine Granger in The Vicar of Dibley, The Handsome Stranger Episode (2006) (left) fill that request quite nicely.  And … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Kennedy, Humor, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Vicar of Dibley, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Sexy Saturday: Real Men, 40 and Over Actors Who are Sexy and Bankable, March 09, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #376)

After seeing more pictures of very young hotties/totties come into my FB and Twitter news feeds of late, I am in search of a way to plead with film studios and marketers to look at the crop of 40+ male … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Captain America, Harry Kennedy, Humor, John Porter, John Standring, John Thornton, Lucas, movies, North & South, Pride & Prejudice, Richard Armitage, Romance, Sexy, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Strike Back, The Hobbit, Thorin, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

A-Mazing Fun Day Sunday with Richard Armitage Portraying Harry Kennedy, 5/06/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #178)

With the exquisitely talented British actor and master storyteller Richard Armitage’s [(1) right] searingly smouldering gazes into and through the camera lens for his portraits, his handsome visage and muscular physique, his deeply timberous velvety baritone voice,  his seemingly wry … Continue reading

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From Flirtation to Frission, Part 2 of 3: My Love Story, 10/16/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #34b)

Author’s Note:  Part 1 of this series–Gratiana’s Misadventures in Dating–can be found at https://gratianads90.wordpress.com/2011/10/15/from-flirtation-to-frission-part-1-of-3-gratis-dating-misadventures-101511-gratianads90-post-34a/ From Flirtation to Frission, Part 2 (34b): My Love Story Since I’m a very happily married woman who sometimes shares that fact with my gal pals … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Flirting, Love and Relationships, My Life, North & South, Romance, Sparkhouse, Spooks, Vicar of Dibley | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Fun Day Sunday: We’re Just Wild About Harry! 9/25/11 GratianaDS90 (Post #19)

Harry Kennedy in The Vicar of Dibley (2006) Christmas Specials (episodes 1 & 2) is one of the oh so talented British Actor Richard Armitage’s few lighthearted romantic comedy characters.  And we loved him as Harry (see picture right)! Mr. Armitage and … Continue reading

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Forces of Nature: The Exquisitely Talented British Actor Richard Crispin Armitage and his Searing Character Portrayals, 8/28/11 (post #3)

Good Morning! The recent tornadoes, earthquakes, and now the hurricane are all examples of forces of nature that are beyond our power to control.  And just as with nature, I think some of us would agree that our fascination with, … Continue reading

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