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

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

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!

Pinup December donation – SPCA

As you will know if you read my Pinup December summary here, you'll know that I decided, in the end, to make two donations; one to the SPCA as the most frequently chosen charity by Pinup December ladies, and secondly to the Westpac Helicopter Trust (Waikato). Click here for the receipt for the donation to the … Continue reading Pinup December donation – SPCA

Pinup December donation

Here's the receipt for the donation I made to the Westpac Helicopter Trust (Waikato) today.  This was the charity that was randomly drawn out of a hat ... it was nominated by Miss Chevious Cinders. If you read my Pinup December summary here, you'll know that I decided, in the end, to make a donation … Continue reading Pinup December donation

Final Pinup December

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all the amazing women who agreed to take part in Pinup December ... I feel so honoured that you all said yes and I hope you've enjoyed this feature as much as I've enjoyed putting it together! I'm so proud of the awesome mix of women and … Continue reading Final Pinup December

Pinup December: Miss Chevious Cinders

Pinup December - Miss Chevious Cinders Aaaaah ... it's so wonderful to have The Grand Dame of NZ Burlesque, Miss Chevious Cinders, here on Pinup December. Miss Chevious Cinders was recently awarded a "Groupie" award for basically being everywhere that burlesque is - and what a well-deserved award it was too! What Cindy is most proud of … Continue reading Pinup December: Miss Chevious Cinders

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!