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Sit-Stand Desk Setup

Here’s the setup of my new Sit-Stand desk in standing mode. Chair fits nicely underneath when standing and I have a good size Fatigue matt that can be moved when I want to sit. So far in the first 2 days, I have only really sat for lunch. The soles of my feet are a...

Sit or Stand, Let’s Find Out

If sitting is the new smoking, then I just quit. I have been reading for a long time that sitting in a chair in front of a computer all days is detrimental to your health. For a while I have been looking at expensive desk chairs, posture, fit balls etc… I’ve never really worked a...

Please Excuse the Hicups

I’m in the process of moving this site to another server, so if you’re seeing this message then it means that it worked! Hooray for me!!

Where Does All The Time Go?

One of the hardest things I’ve had to deal with since becoming a father is the severe lack of time. I’m a morning person, so have no problem with waking at 6am every day of the year. So is my son, and that’s where the problem begins. It’s a rare morning where I can get...

Fatherhood: Losing Friends Is Easy To Do

You kind of expect to lose a few friends when you have kids, especially if those friends don’t have any of their own. There are any number of articles about the subject which will tell you that the best thing to do is to go out and make new friends. That’s great, and for the...

Does Commuting Cost 66 Workdays In Your Year?

How much time do you spend going to and from work every day? Is it in any way productive, or are you driving and unable to do anything but keep your eyes on the road? Jef Claes recently did the math on one of his previous commutes and figured that he was wasting 66 working...

Geek Dad Song

GeekDad by John Anealio I love geek song writers, Jonathan Coulton has long been a favourite of mine. Tonight I found a new (to me at least) one. The above song by John Anealio about being a geek dad is so fun and catchy. I particularly like the line in the chorus “but my wife...

What You Need To Know About Instagram As A Parent

Most of you will have heard that photo sharing site Instagram was sold to Facebook the other day for around $1 Billion. Yoursphere has a great article detailing what all parents should know about this app and it’s privacy settings. The single most important thing to realize is that, by default, anyone can view the photos that you upload...