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G.M. Norton
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On a quest to lead a gentlemanly existence.
On a quest to lead a gentlemanly existence.

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Norty and Elvis
In which G.M. Norton gets you all shook up When the sun makes a rare appearance in Blighty like it has for the last couple of days, it bodes the question, 'What does a chap wear?' Now, of course, there are linen, seersucker and cotton suits. So perhaps I sh...
Norty and Elvis
Norty and Elvis
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If the Boulting Brothers had made Bond
In which G.M. Norton imagines an alternative Bond I was lying in bed the other night, unable to sleep, when something struck me (and for once, I don't mean my beloved's arm as she rolled over). I thought to myself, 'Norty, old thing. What if Albert Broccoli...
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New Look
In which G.M. Norton reveals a new look for Norton of Morton. You may have noticed a change to our furnishings, chumrades. If you haven't then I would recommend a wiping of your spectacles or perhaps a visit to an optometrist.  As an idle sort of fellow, un...
New Look
New Look
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Beard envy
In which G.M. Norton touches on the subject of beards and the envy they induce. Beards have been enjoying a renaissance over the last few years. It's been refreshing to witness and be part of, as there did seem to be a certain stigma attached to the chin ba...
Beard envy
Beard envy
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On film: The First Great Train Robbery
In which G.M. Norton enjoys a rip-roaring flick featuring stealing, steam trains, a sultry stunner and splendid stunts. Last weekend, I was flicking through Netflix and came across The First Great Train Robbery, a 1978 crime caper starring Sean Connery. It ...
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Hot tip for low-cost specs
In which G.M. Norton alerts his dear readers to affordable spectacles. I've worn glasses since I was nine or ten years old (mother may correct this upon reading). A few years before this, my bespectacled best friend asked me to pretend my eyesight was worse...
Hot tip for low-cost specs
Hot tip for low-cost specs
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Review: Skull Shaver
In which G.M. Norton celebrates a super smooth dome. Since becoming part of the baldie brethren , up
until the last month, I was shaving my head with a razor. Looking around at all the shaved headed men, I
thought this task would be quite a simple one. But ...
Review: Skull Shaver
Review: Skull Shaver
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Smouldering Siren: Betty Brosmer
In which G.M. Norton enlists another Smouldering Siren.  With this frightful weather, I've been seeking things to warm the old cockles. Enter a new Smouldering Siren - Betty Brosmer. During the 1950s, Betty was the highest paid pin-up model, appearing in co...
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New goodies from Cravat Club
In which G.M. Norton champions a best of British brand. If I had to pick my favourite purveyor of gentleman's accessories, my instant response would be Cravat Club . As well as offering the finest cravats I've ever had the pleasure of wearing, since launchi...
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Alive and well
In which G.M. Norton feels alive. Back in October, when announcing that I'd decided to step away from the editor's desk at In Retrospect magazine, I revealed something extremely personal - my struggle with depression . I received so many messages from reade...
Alive and well
Alive and well
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