Monthly Archive: November, 2010

The gentleman and billiards

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I long ago came to the conclusion that there is a hierarchy of games to be played on the billiards table. There is the lowly game of 8-ball – frequently played by the… Continue reading

The gentleman and his hat

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Hello there, It bothers me when I walk around the village these days and see people wearing baseball caps.  It bothers me because a high proportion of them are not baseball players nor… Continue reading

The Weekly Review IV

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Hello there, It’s been a week since the last Weekly Review, and due to that fact alone, it is time for another one. We started off this week learning about gentlemen in “Rock… Continue reading

The beach gentleman

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Hello there, As we all know, summer is fast approaching and therefore many of us will be frequenting the beach. This is not just a chance to escape the heat. The beach is… Continue reading

The gentleman’s white tuxedo

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Hello there, Being gentlemen, you will not doubt have a tuxedo draped across one of your leather sofas in the sitting room next to an open bottle of champagne and a full ashtray… Continue reading

From The Gentleman’s Vault II

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Hello there, Come with The Gentleman as we delve into the deepest parts of our expansive vault of previous material.  Or conversely, feel free to peruse some possibly forgotten posts from previous months.… Continue reading

A gentleman’s word is his bond

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Hello, Few things are more annoying and ungentlemanly than a person who you cannot take at their word. Once a gentleman commits to something, not even an invite from Winston Churchill to smoke… Continue reading

Gentlemen in “rock and roll”

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Hello there, During the 1960s when smoking was still legal and the mods and the rockers beat each other senseless due to their varying hairstyles, a new breed of gentleman was born into… Continue reading

The Weekly Review III

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Hello there, It’s the end of the week once again and as such, time for The Weekly Review.  We have had a full week of posts so let us get straight to the… Continue reading

How to hold yourself like a gentleman.

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Hello there, I walk around town these days and see many men slouching, dragging their feet or generally holding themselves in an uncouth stupor.  This must be corrected. A gentleman always holds himself… Continue reading