Author Archives: Ponder

About Ponder

I'm a train driver from Cardiff, have been married a long time and have 4 wonderful kids... all grown up now! Warning: I tend to lose The Game a lot.

Cycle “Adventures” Century Edition!

With a new camera I enter 3 digits of this cycling video series! The new camera is great but has taken some getting used to! First, it doesn’t show the date/time on the screen so I’ve missed the fact it … Continue reading

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A Short Story

Since G+ is now gone, and this was primarily posted there, I thought I’d resurrect it here. A short story I wrote some time in 2015, with a hidden message. “Yes, I’ll do it!” he exclaimed enthusiastically.Once he’d heard of … Continue reading

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New Phone!

It’s not often I get a new phone, so when I upgrade, I make sure it’s good for a few years! This is a OnePlus 6T with 8GB RAM in Mirror Black. I’m impressed with it so far! 😀

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 99

3 weeks worth! I had a few days off work for the Ingress event in Bristol, so it took longer. Next one will probably be similar (I have a few days off for my wife’s birthday) but it’ll be with … Continue reading

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New Camera

I bought a new camera, which arrived today. It’s an Apeman Trawo 4K. I have all the footage I need for “Adventures” 99 so 100 will be all with this camera 🙂

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Custom Cases

Thanks to Alun Jones for the custom 3D printed cases for my animated Custom Ingress Resistance Badges 🙂

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Welsh Cakes

I thought I’d try something new (for me) yesterday and made a batch of Welsh Cakes. While they were still warm they were quite soggy in the middle, but once cooled they were very nice! I made a few mistakes, … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 98

Over 8 minutes this time around! I’m back in sync with my work schedule now so normal running times should follow for a while. The running theme seems to be the Psychic School Of Motoring and Must Get In Front … Continue reading

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Tape Emulation

A nice birthday prezzie, a cassette drive emulator for the C64 (Tapuino) 🙂 Really easy to use too, and while disk emulation is faster, there are some interesting tape loaders out there 🙂

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 97

In this set of clips we have a good variety. Overtaking to turn left, impatient taxi drivers who can’t wait 3 seconds, a pointless bike lane, red light jumpers (car and bikes), some idiot handbrake turning in a car park, … Continue reading

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