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27-10-2016

The ‘C’ word

I can’t bring myself to say it. It’s a word that has such cringe-worthy, mildly naff… more ›

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25-10-2016

Show me the money

My card got declined in Tesco Metro yesterday. I’m not sure what was more traumatic: the… more ›

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25-10-2016

(Wo)man up

“So which one of you is going to wear a tux at the wedding?” It tickles… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka. Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka.

16-10-2016

New kid on the block

The urchin pinched my camera while I wasn’t looking. What she shot was deeply troubling.

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09-10-2016

No doubt

“No no, no no no no, no no, no no, no no, there’s no limits.”  … more ›

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06-10-2016

A walk over

It was a comedy of errors/ terrors: I contracted a gastro bug while on-watch (parenting) and… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka, with daughter Mae at their home in Leyton.

05-10-2016

Blonde ambition

  I’ve had a rocky past when it comes to dying the barnet. We’ve seen every… more ›

Flex Appeal flash dance at Trafalgar Square, organised by Anna Whitehouse aka Mother Pukka.

04-10-2016

Man power

  This isn’t going to be a willy-bashing exercise; if it didn’t sound so wrong, I’d… more ›

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29-09-2016

Have a word

I am a DisneyLife Brand Ambassador and this post was created in partnership with DisneyLife who… more ›

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12-09-2016

Going potty

From Queen Bey to Daddy Pig, we all need to take a dump. There is literally… more ›

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07-09-2016

Flex appeal

If you are reading this, you’re IN for our flash dance this Friday 9th September at… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and her mum Lucia, aka Grandmother Pukka, with daughter Mae in front of a wall painted by David Shilligham.

01-09-2016

The weakest link

I’m not good at apologizing. My viewpoint is generally right, whether it’s my choice of paint… more ›

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30-08-2016

Bog standards

I’ve been told I’m a bit of a test case for a few folk out there…… more ›

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24-08-2016

Round the bend

I’m all over the place – physically and mentally. My grey matter has been through the life… more ›

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22-08-2016

Fannying about

I’m Sister Pukka. Not in the nun/religious sense; more best friend and rival to Mother Pukka… more ›

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10-08-2016

Eyes on the prize

It’s been 14 days, 23 minutes and 34 seconds of one-on-one time with the urchin. We’ve… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka, with daughter Mae.

03-08-2016

Super gran

I will never forget hollering to my Mum aged 17: “Sex is, like, the most natural… more ›

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25-07-2016

What a hoo ha

This isn’t going to be a pity party (if anything it’s a shitty party, with stale… more ›

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20-07-2016

Get outta here

It was first a drunken Topshop Lycra-embellished post-GCSE jaunt to Magaluf in 1997, then onto Tuscany… more ›

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06-07-2016

Pick-me-up

I was standing on the junction of a main road, grappling toddler (making noise like a… more ›

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27-06-2016

That’s rich

I wanted to pick up on something the ace Charlotte Philby from Motherland mentioned in a post… more ›

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Mother Pukka is a portal for news, events, reviews and honest comment for people who happen to be parents.

A journalist, editor and mother in search of pukka things for her kid, founder Anna Whitehouse previously worked as the Vice Editor at Time Out Amsterdam before writing about shoes and handbags for fashion labels SuperTrash and Tommy Hilfiger.

Looking for a change of pace, she recently returned to London and now works as a writer at Shortlist Media. Likes: super hero cape-making classes. Dislikes: the naming of celebrity couples (TomKat, Bennifer, Brange etc.)

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