• This turned out to be a bit of an expensive joke but I recently bought the domain 馃崐.tk,聽It’s a freaking emoji domain name emoji?聽how cool it that? I wasn’t even aware it was possible but with a bit of research I manage to get it working. How it works You can’t just head over to…

  • I know folks like to laugh at people who track their runs on apps like Strava, I’ll admit I’ve lost a run due to some network glitch and had that thought… Ugh! that run was for nothing But I do enjoy tracking my runs,seeing my progress, geeking out over the stats and I get a kick…

  • Wheelie Good Friends Tees dropped on my doorstep this morning. Super stoked. Quality is epic. It took all my strength not to just rip it open and wear it. Read about making the t-shirt 鈫 The are here! Really chuffed at how these turned out. Huge thanks to Cotton Bureau, those guys really know how…

  • Read other posts in this series Funding for Tanz.io Stage 1 Tanz.io: Planning Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting Stage 3 Tanz.io: Budgeting If you haven’t already noticed these posts aren’t in any sort of order鈥攏ot for the lack of trying but hey. Budgeting! whoop everyone’s favourite subject. I just thought I’d go through my experiences with…

  • BUY: Wheelie Good Friends T-Shirt Last week I submitted my first design to Cotton Bureau, an insanely high quality place to buy and sell t-shirts. I must own 5 different shirts from top designers and the quality of the production: the printing, the inks and the garments are all best you can get. Cotton Bureau…

  • I’m a huge fan of The Strokes and they have just announced that they’ll release a new EP called Future Present Past. I was so stoked by that awesome artwork I coded up (on Codepen) a little animation to go with it 馃

  • Read other posts in this series Funding for Tanz.io Stage 1 Tanz.io: Planning Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting Stage 3 Tanz.io: Budgeting And so it begins. Last week we鈥攎e, myself, Leonie and Gareth headed into the studio make some art. We had 4 days in DRB to get as much footage as possible. The process I…

  • Read other posts in this series Funding for Tanz.io Stage 1 Tanz.io: Planning Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting Stage 3 Tanz.io: Budgeting In the interest of transparency I’m gonna document my process from idea to completion鈥攂eing optimistic by using the word completion and pessimistic by feeling the need to point out why I’m using the word…

  • Balancing Rock, Mashonaland, Zimbabwe. Ice ages ey? They make some cool stuff.

  • Niagara Falls, Taken from the USA side.

  • My ESB before she was put together. All the bits and pieces that make up a bicycle. Super satisfying to add these together from scratch. Can only imagine what it must be like to build the parts then add them all together.

  • In rehearsals before Ponies Don’t Play Football was a thing鈥 This moment managed to make the cut and was in the final show.

  • Ponies Don’t Play Football. One of my favourite shots I’ve taken of us.

  • William Wallace Monument, Stirling. Taken on ponydance’s trip to Scotland.

  • Empire State Building, NYC 馃嚭馃嚫 One from the archives.

  • One of my favourite buildings. Titanic Museum, Belfast.

  • River Lagan, Belfast on my commute to the studio at The MAC.

  • At the beginning of the year me and a mate Abbie were asked to do a bit of dancing in a music video for Beauty Sleep. We were sent the track鈥攖hankfully it was good because often it’s not, not that I have superior taste in music or anything but I do have superior taste in music, and we…

  • Sorry another picture of my bike. My bicycle. My wheels. My鈥 Made up of bits by@tjdbikes – Frame/forks@goldtec – Superted Hubs@eclatbmxparts – BB/Cranks/Pedals@profile_racing – Saddle@odysseybmx – Stem

  • Isn’t she lovely, isn’t she wonderful 馃毚鈥嶁檪锔 ESB (Extra Strong Bike) designed by Ted James Design

  • On a cave on a hill, think it’s called Cave Hill.

  • Ponydance are in Cardiff at the Wales Millennium Centre. So great to be in Cardiff and perform with my mates.

  • My view walking in for the show. Closest we’ll get to being rock stars.

  • Sneak peek at the secret location for Ponies Don’t Play Football The show this Tuesday 15th @ 7pm & 9pm.

  • Poppin Sunday photo by Abbie Madden

  • At the time of writing Pony Panto is聽a matter of weeks away聽(few tickets left themaclive.com). We are well on the way of producing a range of high quality unique merchandise, perfect for stocking…bla bla blah. Here’s a little insight into how it’s going. Calendar It’s ponydance tradition to whip up out own Cliff Richard style…

  • Read other posts in this series Funding for Tanz.io Stage 1 Tanz.io: Planning Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting Stage 3 Tanz.io: Budgeting Some聽good news this morning, I received聽SIAP聽(Support for the Individual Artist) Funding for an online dance installation. I submitted my application in late July, it’s the first time I’ve applied for funding in Northern Ireland…

  • It’s Autumn 2015 and I’ve finally published a new version of neilorangepeel.com. Many experiments later I feel I’ve landed on something that I like. It’s tricky designing for yourself. I found myself aiming to create some crazy unique layout but the sites I enjoy browsing are the ones that look, feel but more importantly work like…

  • t’s funny how the internet works. Last year I created this mini resource of all the valid CSS colour names i.e. tomato. Mainly so I could reference them as I get a kick out of using names rather than #FF6347. Anyway the site sat there discreetly for a good 5 months then I guess someone…

  • Hi all, after only a week on Dribbble, they have entrusted me with not one but two invites!! And I can’t promise I’ll use them wisely.  So send me your work peeps, drop a link to your various portfolios, etc and I’ll pop along and judge you鈥攏ot judge! just look at it a bit. Follow…