My friends are ridiculously interesting women

I am so privileged to have the most amazing group of female friends and family. I originally posted this a couple of years ago now, but when I was browsing back through my old posts, I decided they are STILL amazing and so I thought I would  post it again! I think you are very much … Continue reading My friends are ridiculously interesting women

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 … Continue reading The Grand Dame of New Zealand burlesque

How to be a good burlesque audience

So ... I have been to quite a few burlesque shows over the last few years, and I've also been backstage at many burlesque shows as well (by the way ... it's a marvellous place to be!) and so I've come up with a few tips which, if you follow them, will make you a … Continue reading How to be a good burlesque audience

In the audience at Dirty Martini …

Wow ... for once, Mumpty is nearly speechless!  ** Warning** pic-heavy post - but when it comes to burlesque, those are the best posts right?!  For the record, all images in this post were taken by the truly marvellous, burlesque photographer extraordinaire, David Rowe from David Rowe Photography - just book him! I have been to … Continue reading In the audience at Dirty Martini …

Burlesque at The Nivara Lounge

Back in mid-December (and goodness that seems like a long time ago now doesn't it?!) I was lucky enough to be asked by the fabulous Ms Tittle Tattle to be a backstage helper at her annual Christmas burlesque show; Burlesque at The Nivara Lounge.  And, as with all Bombshell Burlesque productions, it was a fabulous … Continue reading Burlesque at The Nivara Lounge

Pinup December links

If you don’t know about Mumpty’s Pinup December, you are in for a treat. A stunning pinup, burlesque performer or alt model every day for December; what’s made them proud this year and a charity of their choice. Click on the links below for each individual Pinup December model's page. First up is the entirely … Continue reading Pinup December links

Pinup December: Mumpty

Well, would you look at that ... here I am on Pinup December! I hadn't planned to be, but then I decided I have a lot to be proud of and grateful for this year, so here I am! What Mumpty is most proud of this year ... (in her own words) "Like many of the other girls … Continue reading Pinup December: Mumpty

Pinup December: Miss Bettsy Rose Lee

Pinup December - Miss Bettsy Rose Lee This gorgeous pinup/burlesque performer is the recently-married and fresh-back-from-her-honeymoon, Miss Bettsy Rose Lee.  I'd like to wish her and her husband a happy and sparkly marriage and all the love in the world!  I'm so pleased to feature Miss Bettsy Rose Lee here on Pinup December. What Miss Bettsy … Continue reading Pinup December: Miss Bettsy Rose Lee

Pinup December: Alegra Fantail

Pinup December - Alegra Fantail I had the pleasure of watching the beautiful Alegra Fantail perform recently at The Nivara Lounge and what a stunning performer she is ... she had the crowd on the edge of their seats with her cheeky and sassy act.  I'm very, very pleased to feature her here on Pinup December. … Continue reading Pinup December: Alegra Fantail

Pinup December: Ruby Ruin

Pinup December - Ruby Ruin  Wow ... Ruby Ruin is a busy and motivated lady ... check out what she's achieved in just one year!  I am extremely proud to have this stunning burlesquin' superwoman on Pinup December! What Ruby Ruin is most proud of this year ... (in her own words) "This year really has been … Continue reading Pinup December: Ruby Ruin