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” Volume 173

This took a while. Due to shifts where I’m only likely to see a lot of traffic in one direction and for some reason it being relatively quiet on the roads I’ve only just got enough footage to make uploading … Continue reading

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Clock Project

When I was recovering from a hernia operation I designed a clock around an Arduino, real time clock board and temperature/humidity sensor. This was built onto breadboard and was as flaky as hell due to poor connections. Recently I decided … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 172

Plenty of red light jumpers in this video. Also an unsafety officer, yet another impatient bus driver and one idiot stopped and blocking the road while he checks his phone! Not really much to say this time around. It’s really … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 171

I was seriously debating whether to keep posting here, as you can see from the last post, but here you go, I’ll keep updating while anyone is still reading 🙂 In this fun filled episode we bring you a wide … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Reading This?

Given the prevalence of social media these days, blogs like this are not getting much attention any more. For this reason I’m not going to be posting much here unless it’s something I really want to keep archived. If anyone … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 170

Well this turned out to be longer than I expected and this was mostly due to something supposedly designed to keep cyclists safe: cycle lanes! More on this shortly. The “new” Highway Code rules, which seem to have cycle haters … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 169

A fairly quiet period that took a while to collate enough for this video. There’s still a lot of impatience going on though, including an emergency stop for someone who didn’t even see me at a roundabout and of all … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 168

This was surprisingly quiet for a December! This doesn’t mean I didn’t have to put up with the normal impatience but not much in the way of Christmas madness. The danger I mention in one of the clips was nothing … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 167

So many close passes and so much impatience in this video. There were some deliberate dangerous passes too, but they’re unlisted on YouTube only and are after the main video on this post. The Psychic School of Motoring makes a … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 166

Due to my crazy shifts lately I’ve been cycling when there’s little else around, so it took a bit longer than usual to get enough together to make publishing worthwhile. I left it the extra 7 days and got more … Continue reading

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