The story of the china doll

In 2015, for the first time ever, I entered a writing competition! It was something I'd always thought about doing, but never actually done - so I did it!   Although I didn't get anywhere, I still kinda like my story and it made me, my sister and my Mum cry  -  so I feel … Continue reading The story of the china doll

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

Mumpty Fiction: Sentinel & the Galleon

Sooo ... I entered a writing competition again!  This is the second time I've done it and it's exciting, a wee bit nerve-racking and lots of fun!  Anyway ... the theme this year was "A convincing lie" and it was only allowed to be 2,000 words. You may or may not know this, but I am … Continue reading Mumpty Fiction: Sentinel & the Galleon