Still trying to wrap my head around the idea that I actually am going to San Diego to Comic-Con next month.
That I will be reporting again. That I will, God willing, get to see Richard Armitage in the flesh and just maybe ask him a question or two. Be still my heart!
For me it will be a dream come true. I really couldn’t do this without the support of “our little community” of RA friends and I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart just for your good wishes and excitement for me alone.
Dearest Dawn aka asilomar is helping me with a fundraising project featuring her lovely jewelry. I think you will love her winged heart charm as much as I do. More on this later. Am brainstorming for more ideas. And yes, those who wish to donate are welcome to do so.
Truthfully, it feels strange for me to ask for money for myself instead of a charity. But the plain truth is it’s the only way I can manage this. I am going to see about setting up a donate button on here as suggested by RA Frenzy, just don’t know how to do it yet. I certainly do not wish for anyone to feel pressured to give anything. Trust me, I understand completely not having the wherewithal to do so. And every little bit helps!
I hope you will enjoy these additional images of our lovely Richard from various interviews, photo shoots and red carpet moments.
- Richard set to visit US in July for Comic-Con! (thearmitageeffect.wordpress.com)
- I’m on the list . . . (thearmitageeffect.wordpress.com)
WordPress is being contrary or I would have loaded more graphics. Oh, well, hope you enjoy what’s on tap! Although I now look at the above item with clearer eyesight than earlier and it looks as if Mr. A has extra hair hanging off his ear LOL Ah, well . . .
Junk food copy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
UCSD’s Geisel Library. It has been featured in several science-fiction movies because of its exotic appearance, and is the basis of the school’s current logo. It is considered to be one of the finest, if not the finest, examples of Brutalist architecture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
On the list to be a reporter for CBR at Comic-Con, that is. I’ll get a free four-day pass and cover one to two panels a day (no, I don’t know which ones yet) and get paid for it. Not a huge amount, but considering I’d have done it for free, I’m not going to sneeze at it. And apparently there’s all the convention junk food I can eat.
Now, I am still a long way from San Diego and the Hobbit panel and Richard Armitage, and I don’t just mean in terms of the 2,000 miles that separate me from that lovely city. It’s getting there and back and having a place to stay while I am there. But the first step has been taken. We shall see . . . I really appreciate everyone’s good wishes and support of any kind.
English: Richard Armitage at the 2010 Television BAFTAs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
San Diego Panorama (Photo credit: John in LA)
I deleted several comments from a recent post because it seemed we were getting an international war started in reference to grammar and punctuation in the English language.
I want everyone to feel comfortable here expressing their thoughts, feelings, opinions, as long as they do not attack fellow commenters (or, obviously, speak ill of dear Mr. Armitage).
Errors can and are and will be made in the comments. People multi-task. They are pressed for time. Sometimes our fingers and brains don’t quite connect in the way that they should. It happens to newspaper reporters, to teachers, to professional writers. To any of us. I just happen to have the ability to go in and edit my comments and my posts.
You are all intelligent, educated, well-read people. If you’ve visited very many websites where comments are allowed, then you have likely seen some truly atrocious grammar, spelling and punctuation. I was appalled at some of the comments left at the newspaper website. I haven’t seen that here, not among the native English speakers or those who speak/write it as a second (or third or fourth) language.
This should be a fun place to visit. I want it to be a fun place to visit. No one should be made to feel as if they can’t or shouldn’t comment because they might fail to “dot every i and cross every t.” Certainly, everyone should proof their comments before they hit “send,” but it doesn’t always happen. We are all human–or at least I assume we all are.
Let’s refrain from making comments about our fellow readers’ use of the English language–or any other language, for that matter. Let the issue end here, please. I truly believe that is the way Richard would want it.
English Language (Photo credit: Wikipedia)