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Monday, March 12th : Day 1
In the beginning, Richard Armitage made scores of fans — and he keeps on making them! To kick off the fandom chain, Didion converts friends to Armitage love • Phylly3 reports on her fandom experiences • In the Hobbit chain, Ana Cris writes on her recent film location visit • Mrs. E.B. Darcy speculates about what our hero will do in An Unexpected Journey (spoilers!) • King Richard Armitage chain begins with Maria Grazia on a film adaptation of Richard III •Beginning the fanfic chain, fedoralady explains fanfic’s mainstream appeal • In the freeform chain, Fabo files an eyewitness report on Richard Armitage’s visit to U.S. accent school • jazzbaby1 wonders “what were they thinking?” re: Lucas North’s women • and ChrisB opens the Armitage Alphabet, with “A is for Action” • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
F3 core, Day One:
mulubinba on the significance of locations in North & South • bccmee interviews theparents of the child actor Armitage worked with Captain America • CDoart onArmitage’s interest in history • fitzg (guesting at Confessions of a Watcher) excavates areview by a London reporter of a Paris art exhibit • RAFrenzy highlights the structure of the event • Nat with an Armitage quiz • Traxy on Armitage as inspiration and Gently Go Man • Fanny ranks her Top Ten AU fanvids • and Jonia‘s got a downloadable Armitage game! • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day!
Tuesday, March 13th: Day 2
Yup, there’s more! In freeform: Melanie on why Harry Kennedy is the perfect man • Itsjsforme unveils Guy of Gisborne’s latest public service announcements (not safe for work!) • In fandom, Fabo on Richard Armitage’s statements about fans • Gratiana Lovelacerequests help captioning in “I’m Too Sexy for My T-Shirt!” • The Hobbit chain goes creative withThe Queen on Hobbit quilts • Mrs. E.B. Darcy on Hobbit action figures! • For King Richard Armitage, IngeD3 reviews the Michael Hicks biography of the fifteenth-century king • In fanfic,John Thornton on why he loves Margaret Hale •Jo Ann introduces us to a new Armitage character she knows we’ll love • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
F3 core, Day Two:
bccmee on John Mulligan, beauty and badness • CDoart on Armitage, fantasy and history• judiang takes someone you don’t quite expect to her therapist • RAFrenzy onUnderstanding Richard Armitage • Siouxsie Sioux at Richard Armitage Fan Blog oncrinkleholism • Traxy‘s holding out for a hero in The Golden Hour • Fanny interviewsWattpad author JuleWhatev • Jonia determines the actual length of Richard Armitage’s legs • mulubinba on North & South sets and props • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appearhere at the end of each day!
Wednesday, March 14th: Day 3
F3 brightens up “hump day”! In fanfic, Maria Grazia presents an interview with Trudy Brasure and giveaway of her book, A Heart for Milton •C.S. Winchester helps new authors get their feet wet writing fanfic • In freeform, ChrisB continues the alphabet with “B is for Beard(?)? • jazzbaby1puts John Porter in the hands of Frank Spotnitz •Agzy outs Armitage characters as dog lovers • In fandom, fedoralady recommends the right tunes for your Armitage fanvid •In the Hobbit,IngeD3 reveals the deeper meaning of the dwarfs’ hoods • Ana Cris reflects on Armitage and Maori ceremony • In King Richard Armitage, Fabo offers some choices to play Anne Neville • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
F3 core, Day Three:
bccmee on the incompetent but gorgeous Lucas North • CDoart on Richard Armitage & women • fitzg (guesting at Confessions of a Watcher) divulges a classified memo from the DG of MI-5 on Lucas’s return to Section D • RAFrenzy on Richard Armitage’s thinking •Nat with a Richard Armitage interactive crossword puzzle • Traxy on family relationships and Ordeal by Innocence • Fanny interviews Wattpad author Stella del Nord • Jonia on how she keeps herself from thinking she needs to marry Richard Armitage • andmulubinba on location scouting for The Hobbit • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear hereat the end of each day!
Thursday, March 15th: Day 4
Half over, already! In King Richard Armitage,Servetus admits to (gasp!) stray thoughts while lecturing • In fanfic, Margaret Hale guestposts atJohn Thornton‘s on why she loves him • Jo Anncontinues her story • In freeform, Jas Rangoonjokes about potential reproductive partners for Mr. Armitage • Itsjsforme reveals another Guy of Gisborne PSA (still not safe for work!) • Gratiana Lovelace needs more help captioning “Whimsical Moments with Deadly Serious ChaRActers!” • Infandom, IngeD3 focuses on Ricky Deeming •Fabo confesses her Richard Armitage eyelash fetish! • In the Hobbit, it’s calories galore asAntonia Romera discusses fingerlicking at the Hobbit table • The Queen takes on Hobbit cakes• Rose Gisborne describes her Armitage day. Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
In the F3 core, Day Four:
CDoart on Armitage in historical costumes • Guy’s outbreaks are escalating at judiang’stherapy sessions • RAFrenzy spurs us all onward • Longhairedtoad guests at Richard Armitage Fan Blog with “If RA Had a Superpower …” • Traxy writes all about the Monet, Monet, Monet • Fanny interviews Wattpad author Yelloweeee • Jonia relates her most memorable moments in fangirling • mulubinba describes her visit to Beorn’s House, aHobbit film location • and bccmee is hot on the trail of the sexy dwarf — who knew? • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day!
Friday, March 16th: Day 5
Friday F3! In the Hobbit chain, Mrs. E.B. Darcyprojects what our hero may do in TH: There and Back Again • Ana Cris discusses a Maori ceremony Mr. Armitage witnessed in New Zealand’s mountains • In King Richard Armitage, fitzg guestposts at judiang‘s on non-Richard roles for Armitage in a Richard III project • In fanfic, Jas Rangoon continues her modern N&S fic • Maria Grazia presents an interview with Cat Winchester and giveaway of her book, Northern Light • In freeform, fedoralady asks about our dream Armitage-narrated audiobooks • Rose Gisborne ponders Richard’s Rainbow of Colors • John Thornton wonders if anyone else could play him • Agzy discusses Heinz Kruger’s sartorial choices — and what’s underneath them! • In fandom, jazzbaby1 maps Armitage in the Tommyverse • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
and in the core:
RAFrenzy on Armitage & Peter Jackson • phoebe guests at Richard Armitage Fan Blogwith advice for coping with Armitage addiction in a loved one • Traxy is inspired byBetween the Sheets • Fanny interviews Wattpad author LadyBrandon23 • Jonia presents an Armitage soundtrack and collages • mulubinba discusses Armitage’s preparation to play Thorin Oakenshield • bccmee on “her first”: Harry Kennedy • and CDoart onArmitage in historical hairstyles • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day!
Saturday, March 17th
It’s almost over, oh noes! In fandom, Phylly3celebrates her second blogiversary! • In the Hobbitchain, Antonia Romera compares trailers for An Unexpected Journey in three languages •CDoart‘s the King Richard Armitage blogger, writing on the relevance of the character in times of questionable justice • In fanfic, Jo Ann finishes her story • fedoralady traces the evolution of her “sloth fic” series • In freeform, Gratiana Lovelacerescreens her Armitage birthday vid • Fabo casts Armitage in Hollywood musical remakes • C.S. Winchester takes on Armitage in period costumes from N&S and Miss Marie Lloyd •Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
and in the core:
Mary guests at Richard Armitage Fan Blog with “What’s Wrong with Me?!” • Traxy on “Stayin’ Alive” and In Divine Proportion • Fanny interviews Wattpad author Womblingfree • Joniaresearches the anatomy of Richard Armitage’s feet • mulubinba discusses the physical training component of Armitage’s role preparation • bccmee on “Standring Room Only” • Guy’s outbreaks at judiang’s therapy sessions come to a crashing dénoument! • and RAFrenzy on creative stretching • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of the day
Sunday, March 18th
Last, but definitely not least! Freeform: Agzyshares with us her favorite Armitage paper doll •Ana Cris examines Lucas North’s tattoos through Maori tattoo culture • Jas Rangoon premieres her new John Bateman fanvid • In fandom, jazzbaby1thinks RA fandom is just groovy! • C.S. Winchester asks “naughty or nice?” in a picspam • Mrs. E.B. Darcy thinks about Armitage’s future after TH to wrap up the Hobbit chain • Jo Ann offers the last King Richard Armitage post, on Richard III and the Tudors • Infanfic, Maria Grazia reviews and compares works by the authors she’s interviewed • Gratiana Lovelace wraps up the event with a guest post by Melissa the Mouse! • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day
and in the core:
Traxy with her F3 wrapup (alert: adult topic) • Fanny interviews Wattpad author whatcatydidnext (beware: potentially NSFW) • Jonia profiles her top RA relationships •mulubinba on The Impressionists locations and trivia • bccmee with one final game for everyone to enjoy • cdoart on Armitage, his historical interests, and what they suggest to women • fitzg guests at Confessions of a Watcher with a letter from a lady of Manchester regarding new technological developments in the cotton industry •RAFrenzy on the growth and development of the Armitage blogosphere • and Nataliewith a new SFR vid • Links to all FanstRA 3 posts appear here at the end of each day