Valen-Tease: a review and poem

Valen-Tease: a review in pictures (presented via some very poor poetry!) Last night's Valen-Tease Really was the bee's knees I had a blast - I always do And here's my review Just for you ... Kicking off the show, was Miss Ooh La La Paree Those glorious legs for all to see Resplendent she was, in purple … Continue reading Valen-Tease: a review and poem


This weekend was a busy and exciting one for Mumpty, who attended two very different, but very fantastic shows. On Friday night I attended the Bring on Burlesque Christmas Show at the Riverlea Theatre and had an absolutely wonderful time with some lovely friends, while we watched other hugely talented friends entertain us! Bring on Burlesque had … Continue reading Burlesque:Cirlesque

Crazy Diamond @ The Meteor: Mumpty’s Review

Last night I attended the final Crazy Diamond Burlesque Show for the year and what a cracker it was, with not only superb local talent but some fabulously inspirational national acts as well. Mumpty loves seeing acts she's never seen before and tonight was a goodie for that, with Volumptuous Twinkle, Anglebert Humpermink, The Pixie … Continue reading Crazy Diamond @ The Meteor: Mumpty’s Review

Happy 1st birthday little bloggy!

Wow ... so it's been a year since I finally got my act together, stopped procrastinating and started a little blog called Having MumptyStyle has bought some fabulous people and lots of new knowledge and experiences into my life and I'm very grateful for that.  Having a blog is a lot more work than … Continue reading Happy 1st birthday little bloggy!

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

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 …

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

November roundup

November roundup: the top five most popular posts So ... it's the last day of November which means it's time for the monthly roundup!  (Apologies to anyone who might have already seen this - I must have unknowingly published it three days ago!) November on MumptyStyle featured lots of burlesque with a smattering of fiction and makeup! … Continue reading November roundup

A burlesquin’ bachelorette bash!

A burlesquin' bachelorette bash! A couple of weekends ago I was lucky enough to attend the Bountiful Bachelorette Bash of Glamilton diva and Miss Burlesque NZ 2011, Miss Bettsy Rose Lee.  And I'm jolly pleased I did, because it was a show that not only honoured the gorgeous bride-to-be in the most glamourous and exuberant way, but … Continue reading A burlesquin’ bachelorette bash!

MumptyLoves 14/11/2014

These are the things Mumpty loves this week - 14/11/2014 ♥ Nivea In-Shower Smooth Lotion Skin Conditioner As Kirsty from Makeup Obsessives would say, "I bloody love this stuff!"  And I do!  I got it as part of my Black Box package and so far, I am very impressed.  You know how you get out of the … Continue reading MumptyLoves 14/11/2014