The curious creatures of Auckland burlesque – revisited

A little while ago, Mumpty wrote some fictional stories on a few of her favourite Auckland burlesquers.  And this Friday night, she's done a wee update.  Do enjoy ... Duchess deBerry Remember that saying: Always be you ... unless you can be a fierce, intergalactic alien queen. Then, always be a fierce, intergalactic alien queen. … Continue reading The curious creatures of Auckland burlesque – revisited

The curious creatures of Auckland burlesque

The curious creatures of Auckland burlesque ... Mumpty loves a bit of fiction - she also loves a bit of burlesque.  So here's a wee combination of these two loves - and who better on which to base some light-hearted stories, than four of Auckland's curious creatures of burlesque: Duchess deBerry; Lilly Loca; Heidi Heart … Continue reading The curious creatures of Auckland burlesque

Tease and Trouble at The Meteor

This Saturday night just past, saw Mumpty attend the first heat of Tease & Trouble Productions' Grand Tease NZ.  Held at The Meteor Theatre, it was an absolute highlight on Glamilton's burlesque calendar and I was very excited to be the Door Dolly, which is an arduous job consisting of taking tickets and selling merch! … Continue reading Tease and Trouble at The Meteor

A chat with the fabulous and fascinating Flo Foxworthy …

If you haven't heard of Flo Foxworthy yet, you just don't have enough sparkle in your life!  Flo is one of the most well-respected and well-known burlesque and exotic costumiers around; having made teeny, tiny sparkling g-strings for Dita Von Teese and Catherine D'Lish and both g-strings and elaborate burlesque costumes for Roxi D'Lite, Imogen Kelly, Venus Starr and many others. … Continue reading A chat with the fabulous and fascinating Flo Foxworthy …

Pinup December: Leda Petit

Pinup December - Leda Petit When the extremely beautiful Leda Petit sent me this image for Pinup December, I actually squealed with delight!  Isn't she simply divine?! What Leda is most proud of this year (in her own words) ... "The bittersweet close to my monthly club night Electrique Burlesque. Almost three years of weird … Continue reading Pinup December: Leda Petit

Pinup December: Flo Foxworthy

Pinup December - Flo Foxworthy  Now the gorgeous redhead on the left claims not to have many photographs of herself she likes, however this one is pretty great don't you think?!  This, ladies and gentlemen, is the immensely talented burlesque costumier to the stars, Flo Foxworthy - pictured here with Australian burlesque sensation, Sina King. I've … Continue reading Pinup December: Flo Foxworthy