One of the many things is that he reads lots of books. The fact that I now live in a house with books in every room is tribute to this (and that my Mum also reads a lot). And now he's blogging about the books he's reading. My Dad is on facebook. My Dad is a blogger. My Dad is cool.
And, as you can tell from his blog he's also a fan of Martyn Joseph. That also is cool.