One More Sleep to #2020RABirthdayAuctions

Let’s just have one more post before the fun starts tomorrow. Important note at the end of this post! I have spent the day being somewhat creative. Apart from an article that I had to pen for work, I was working on a little something since yesterday. I’m telling myself I was tinkering because I…

#FlatRichie Supports #2020RABirthdayAuctions, Too

Today’s teaser post comes courtesy of Flat Richie. Or I should rather say – Flat Richie is donating to the Birthday Auctions. When Flat Richie returned to me in March this year, he came laden with gifts. As the last stop on the around-the-world tour, I was allowed to take three items from the package.…

#2020RABirthdayAuctions – Spotlight on the Makers

The RA birthday auctions have always been kindly supported by fellow fans with creations of their own. In the past we have seen anything from jewelry, to plushies, to trinket boxes etc. This year’s fundraiser has attracted more hand-crafted donations than ever, and I am absolutely delighted to offer those wonderful and truly unique pieces…

Calling the #Hobbit and #Castlevania Fandoms

The suggestion came up in the comments (thank you, Rachel) that some of the items in the auctions overlap with other fandoms. So, today’s spotlight teaser pre-RA birthday auctions is on a few items that might be of interest to fans from outside our own Armitage-centric community. In case this post does indeed reach someone…

#2020RABirthdayAuctions – What to Expect

With the official announcement out of the way, I have decided to tease you with daily posts until our fundraiser kicks off on Monday, 17th August. To keep appetites whetted, I thought I’d let you glimpse behind the scenes of the fundraiser. For those of you who are relatively new to the fandom and who…

#2020RABirthdayAuctions – One Week From Now

Mark your calendars, ladies. The annual fan fun aka birthday auctions are on, soon. Here is the official trailer: Well, that was just for fun, so here is the low down, in writing: This year’s auctions on the occasion of Richard’s birthday will take place from Monday, 17 August til Thursday, 20 August   The…

First Notice: #2020RABirthdayAuctions

It’s that time of year again! We are in the middle of summer, and it is only about four weeks until Mr Armitage’s birthday. The veterans among you know what is coming: In August I always organise a charity auction to raise funds that will be donated in Richard’s name on his birthday. This year…

Happy Mail & šŸŒ³šŸŒ² for #FlatRichie

When you receive Sgt Portah in the post, that really counts as happy mail, doesn’t it? My mantlepiece in my study has been redecorated. One of Ani’s RA drawings had to make way for Sgt. Portah, courtesy of Kate. (You can actually see the insides of the card – which I selfishly kept to myself…

Overdue #FlatRichie Logbook Catch-up

Before I get back to replying to the many comments that have accumulated over the last couple of days – many thanks for taking the time to respond, everyone; I appreciate your thoughts and replies very much – I want to catch up with Flat Richie. I had promised to go through the log book,…

Hello Again, So Nice To See You! #RABlogReunion

When Nat tweeted at the beginning of May and suggested a RA blog reunion to find out what people had been up to, I initially did not think the call for the blogging event was addressed at me but at all those bloggers who I remember from my early days in the fandom and many…