Who We Are

TigerPaws Jnr is a teddy bear. He loves art and creation and tries to bring people together/ This blog turned website has been a rollercoaster. It started in 2012 and keeps our interest and passion going to this day. We love working on it, trying to create something meaningful. The world has become scary for a lot of people; TPJ x isn’t scary at all. We try to be beautiful. We don’t really care about followers or likes, we just do what we want.

We also have taken no advertising or money for what we do so the site is clean and honest. We just do what we want. Thanks for stopping by.

Here’s our team:

David Roche (Dochie) – Asst Editor

 She pensively waited for her chance to escape, She did not mind it inside, but her life was out in the garden. Her food was there, her toys were outside on the lawn And Her little wooden house that fitted her body so perfectly and shielded her from the rain, These were all her favourite things, and inside she could not get to them. So here she waits, watching through the window the crows that are almost mocking her By landing on her silver bowl of food and peck pecking at her nuts. Hey they were hers! She barks once and they flee but return almost instantly. Her face is now pressed against the pane and her paw scrapes the window. She paces back and forth and whines and whinges but alas, her captives are not present They had been known to release her out the door in the past, But they were not there to hear her plea - typical humans! She lies back down on her red and white, soft cushion and watches Those crows will be in awful big trouble when she escapes Mark those words For now all she can do is pensively wait And never take her eyes off them Tiger Paws Junior, May 2014 Dave is an Irish student who is learning all this stuff. A great contributor who specialises in listening to the team and sorting out any issues. He has some big ideas for where he wants to go with TPJ x.




Vivian Schaf (Beepig) – Artist, Art and Writing


Vivian is an artist from Limerick city in Ireland. As well as being there from the start of the process of TPJ, Vivian is a qualified primary school teacher. She currently lives in London and has previously lived in Berlin, Seville, South America. She is always planning further travelling.



Brix Schaumburg (Tree Soul) – Writer, Photography Poetry and Writing


Brix is a poet and performer originally from Germany. He travels all the time and is currently residing in London. He has performed around the world and has been writing for TPJ under the pen name Tree Soul) since July 2013 where they met in LA. His poem Door is one of our readers favourite. As well as acting and modelling, Brix can be found singing and writing. He is also a massive sports fan and has travelled to over 30 countries with work.



Nathan Elemen (Baby) – Reviewer, Film, Photography and Writing:


Nathan is a director, photographer and writer from London, UK. He met TPJ in New York 2014 and has been writing for the site since July. He specialises in stories and film-making. As well as this he is also a budding sportsman running 800m track and field.. He is also a film director, actor and producer and has been accepted into the BFI. He loves music and 1975 is his personal favourite. He is in university in Cornwall.


Rand Faris (Faria) – Photographer, Photography and Writing

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Rand is an actor and photographer from Jordan. She studied drama and psychology in London and now lives and works in NYC. She met TPJ in New York in July 2014 and began working with the site in August. She loves writing, travelling and taking as many photos as she can. As well as all this, she loves music and friendship and plans to live life to the fullest. She is presently our most popular writer.


Kendall Keener (Momma KK) – Actress. Comedian and Writer


Kendall is from South Carolina, currently studying acting in New York City. She is a comedian, a writer and a performer. Her main interests are Musical Theatre, comedy, stage and films. She met TPJ in New York and has been on many adventures with him. She started writing for the site in August 2014 and sees TPJ as one of the family already.



Anje Helwig (Princess) – Animal Rights, Charity and Writing


Anje is an actress, model and writer from Namibia, Africa. She met TPJ in LA in 2013 and started contributing to the site when they met again in New York in 2014. She loves working for animal rights. As well as acting on the screen and stage she has represented her country in the World Championships of Performing Arts in the USA and has participated and trained others in Miss Teen Namibia. She is super at what she does and has such a unique view of the world.




Ben Lowder (Bustaben) – Photographer and Music


Ben has been working with TPJ since July 2014. He is a photographer and writer from Maryland in the USA. He is in university. His work has gotten a great reception and exhibition in the States.








Howard Caulfield (Howie) – Festival coordinator and Legend


Howard Caulfield is our resident festival coordinator and trip planner. After working as a trader in Dublin and Amsterdam, he moved to Shanghai and started contributing here in July 2015. He has now returned to Amsterdam and works from there.

Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe (Art) – Sports Writer/Irish Olympian

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Arthur (24) – is our sports writer. He has represented Ireland in the London Olympics 2012 in Modern Pentathlon and has just qualified as European Champion for Rio de Janeiro 2016. He’s a great freelance writer and film-maker


Brian Roche  (TPJ x) – Editor

Roger Kenny Photography at the Portrait Room Delgany Co Wicklow

Brian is a dancer and photographer from Ireland. He has been working for Tiger Paws Junior’s Stories since 2102. He is always sleepy and never uses a phone. He likes to think he’s the boss…but he’s not. He just loves the site and keeps it rocking.


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