Mumpty loves chatting to people, and especially in writing! Mumpty Interviews is a space where I can talk to sassy and stylish people who are willing to help share the love!
The Pinup Platoon
In which I interview the ten contestants for Miss Pinup NZ 2016. I also have some fabulous “extra” content from Miss Charlotte Cake and Bettie Rage, as well as from the sponsors, Moxie Mama Wear and Pinned on You. And … there is a very cool competition with three WONDERFUL prizes! Check it out here.
A girl, an earthquake and how she survived it
This is the most popular story BY FAR that my blog has ever had. Click here to read about Monique’s raw and harrowing story of how she survived the Christchurch Earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Trigger alert: it’s frightening and you could very well cry. (PS: that is a body tag – and its green – which means Monique survived.)
She’s blooming fabulous!
In which I talk to the lovely Regina from Margarita Bloom. Click here to hear what gems this lady had in response to my questions!
A week in the life of the Danger Doll
Click here to read all about what Bonita Danger Doll gets up to in a typical week. Warning: this will exhaust you!
Nerdy Tudor stuff with the Cherry Dollface
Click here to read Mumpty’s second-most-read-blog-post ever; why The Cherry Dollface loves the Tudors; where she’d take King Henry VIII for a date and which of his queens she’d most like to be besties with!
Behind the scenes at Viva: Ginger Watson
Click here to read the amazing Ginger Watson’s sartorial secrets behind THAT dress and how and why she chose what she wore to Viva this year.
Scarring, seams & self-love: the life and times of Willow Noir
Click here to read about scarification; why she did it, how much it hurt and would she do it again! This has been one of my most popular blog posts to date.
Inspirational women: Carissa Ludlow
Click here to read about what motivates this very successful female body builder, Carissa Ludlow.
Sartorial Secrets: Madam Rou
Click here to find out how the clever Madam Rou made all her ensembles for the Miss Pinup NZ 2015 pageant. Part three in my “Sartorial Secrets” series.
Sartorial Secrets: Bettie Rage
Click here to find out the stories behind our brand new Miss Pinup NZ 2015, Miss Bettie Rage’s pageant ensembles. Part two in my “Sartorial Secrets” series.
Sartorial Secrets: Fancifora Foxglove
Click here to find out the stories behind the stunning Fancifora Foxglove’s ensembles for Miss Pinup NZ 2015. This is the first in my series called “Sartorial Secrets.”
A chat with the Fabulous Flo Foxworthy
Flo Foxworthy is one of the most well-known and well-respected burlesque costumiers around … I am suuuuper-excited and proud to have her on my blog. Click here to read all about it.
The Pinup Platoon interviews
Click the name of any of the ten beautiful Miss Pinup NZ 2015 finalists below to read their individual interview.
Miss Glamour LaRue
Miss Lorelei Louise
Miss Charlotte Cake
Miss Victory Violet
The Pinup Platoon Flipagram!
Five quick-fire questions with inspirational women: Annah Stretton
Click here to read my quick-fire questions with this incredible business woman, fashion designer and philanthropist.
Pinup December Q&A’s
Click here for the links to the individual Q&A’s with the Pinup December ladies.
Five quick-fire questions with inspirational women: Teer Wayde
Click here to read my quick-fire questions with this stunning and inspirational pinup!
The Grand Dame of New Zealand Burlesque
Imagine if you will, someone who, on one of her Facebook pages describes herself as a “retired locomotive engineer” and on the other, as an “entertainer” – more accurately, a burlesque entertainer.
From who she was to who she is; this is the story of Miss Chevious Cinders and how she became the Grand Dame of New Zealand burlesque.