Membership has its Benefits  

:: in July 4, 2016 :: in Home, Man Gear :: 0 comments

I’m usually a go-it-alone, do-it-yourself,  take no shortcuts kind of guy, but when I joined up with Virgin Mobile about eight years ago, I found out that membership has its benefits. What is Virgin? Virgin isn’t one of those flash in the pan, “We’ve got great coverage (in this specific…

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BMW’s Vision Next 100

:: in March 10, 2016 :: in Behind the Wheel, Home :: 0 comments

As of March 7th, BMW has been building excellence for 100 years.  It’s been a good run, right? Well, in Munich on the 100th anniversary, BMW let us know, loud and clear, that we ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Behold the future, BMW’s Vision Next 100. Karim Habib, Head of Design over at…

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Proper Pub Etiquette

:: in December 21, 2015 :: in Home, Travel & Leisure :: 0 comments

Here at Northern Gentleman we enjoy an occasional pint or two (or three…).  Having been a pub patron for quite a while, I’ve noticed that there seem to be two types of people who go to the pub: People who go to pubs regularly; and People who went into a…

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A Fortnight in England

:: in October 22, 2015 :: in Home, Travel & Leisure :: 1 comment

I traveled with my father to England in order to visit some relatives and reconnect with my English roots.  We had just fifteen days, limited funds and a list longer than the Channel of things we wanted to see.  The up side of having a number of family members still living…

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Top 10 Metal Road Trip Songs

:: in July 11, 2015 :: in Behind the Wheel, Home :: 0 comments

We recently posted our list of top ten classic rock driving songs and promised more to follow.  Well, here’s the next chapter – Northern Gentleman’s top ten metal songs. I realise that the definition “metal” is fairly broad.  There’s Metallica-style metal, there’s Styx pop-metal, there’s Norwegian-style black metal (which is…

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