Armageddon Cake

Where: 7 McLarty Place Geelong

When: Thursday to Saturday 7pm to 11pm

Web: www.facebook.com/pages/Armageddon-Cake

What more can we say….CAKE….CAKE…and more CAKE. We just had to go and try this little gem of a place our selves as we had heard so much about it. And we didn’t try it just once, I went back the next week and did it again. Yes, that’s just how much we like CAKE. Nat is a huge sweet tooth, me, I love a bit of sweet and sour and I was not disappointed.

First time around we had the boys in tow, so we opted for the tasting plates, well we ordered two, as we just had to try everything on the menu. And not only that, it came with a plate of equally delicious sweet sauces and condiments to go with it. I could have eaten a whole bowl of the special lemon curd, but decided to restrain myself and have it on all of my cakes.

The menu at Armageddon is short and sweet, well it is CAKE. With 6 staples to select from plus a few weekly specials there is something to tempt everyone. With a cheesecake, decadent chocolate brownie and an apple pie, there are also cakes for the vegans and gluten free diners as well, along with the weekly pudding, there is something for everyone. The tasting plates offer you a half serve of each cake you select or you can go for a very generous full serve that is perfect to share as well. I think the cheesecake rocks, but the brownie is pretty decadent too, especially when you slather it in house made raspberry sauce and vanilla bean ice cream. Yum!

Armageddon Cake

To find Armageddon look for the electrified blue bike and head down the lane, a little world of sweet delights await you along with speciality tea and coffee. It’s a great place to head out to for a sweet bite to eat, to sit and relax and to catch up with friends for a chat. The inviting atmosphere and friendly staff make you feel very welcome. Quirky vintage decor and fun walls give you plenty to look at or pick up a book and have a laugh. If you can’t stay you can grab your cake to go. Takeaway can be arranged or you can phone through an order. But if you are after something special for an event, Armageddon can organise an amazing cake for you. Just ask.

We really love Armageddon and i’m sure you will too. Who doesn’t love to eat CAKE…

Good Evening, and Welcome to Television…

Back in the 1950s we welcomed in the dawn of television. It was in black and white and we all thought it was incredibly exciting….

We are equally excited to announce that Geelong is getting it’s VERY OWN magazine show!  Forget Postcards, the new ‘Pulse Television’ will be highlighting and featuring the Greater Geelong region and its many hidden gems and we, yes, us two are on board presenting a segment most weeks uncovering what we love about Geelong.

So when does all this excitement happen you ask….the pilot episode of Pulse Television is going to air on Friday 6th September at 8pm on Channel 31. We can’t wait as we had so much fun filming our first adventure at the Hughes Street shopping centre where we interviewed the local traders about what they love about being a part of this colourful community. Not to mention us enjoying the tasty treats they have on offer.

So do you have a story to tell? Do you want to let Geelong know about something you are doing? Know a gem thats perfect to be uncovered and to gleam in the spotlight? Then get in touch and let us know. We are always looking for new and exciting things we can let our readers or should we say ‘watchers’ to know about. We think Geelong is a great place and we want everyone to know about it so we might be paying you a visit with a TV crew.

Put the date in your diary and join us for this new and exciting adventure.

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A little more about the show –

The various segments will introduce our audience to the diversity of Geelong and its surrounding community, profiling its personalities, exploring local music talent, dabbling in the arts, highlighting different cultures and taking part in local festivals. Expect to see live music, local artists, local food and wine, community gardens, refugee stories, Geelong personalities and more – all developed, filmed and edited by our youth media students training at The Pulse and presented by volunteers from the station and the wider community.

The new show is intending to cater for the wider adult community, from teens and young adults to baby boomers. Specifically, it will be targeting open and creative minds interested in diversity, arts and culture.

Liz Carr, Executive Producer says, ‘Channel 31 want Geelong content, and that’s exactly what they will get. I think once the people of Geelong see the show, they will all want to be a part of it and get involved. Join us once a week where we will take you on a tour of the Geelong region and all it has to offer”.

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94.7 The Pulse FM is the heartbeat of the greater Geelong community, broadcasting over 70 programs per week. Pulse Television captures the essence of the station and its partner Diversitat, the largest Multicultural Communities’ Council in Australia.

The series will run in accordance with Channel 31 thirteen-week seasons with an expected 13 episodes produced per season.

Thank you to Christine Morrissy of Morrissy Photos for taking the location shots.

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It’s Giveaway Time! Movie Tickets to Blue Jasmine.

Our lovely friends at Hopscotch Entertainment are giving you lucky Oh! Hello Geelong readers the chance to win some double passes to the new Woody Allen movie Blue Jasmine starring Australia’s own Cate Blanchett. We have 3 double passes to giveaway to this great new film being released on September 12th at our local cinemas.

To enter all you need to do is tell us why you would like to win a double pass to see  this film on us and Hopscotch. Leave your comment below as your entry and don’t forget that to be a winner you must also be one of our likers on Facebook.

We will draw the winners on Tuesday the 10th at 6pm.

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Movie Trailer – Blue Jasmine

After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger’s modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.

Throughout his career, Woody Allen has created many captivating female characters portrayed by some of the world’s greatest actresses. Certain to take her place in this gallery of multifaceted, complex, and richly observed women is Jasmine, the troubled heroine of Allen’s new film Blue Jasmine, portrayed by the extraordinary Cate Blanchett. She stars alongside an incredible supporting cast including Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard, Louis C.K. and Michael Stuhlbarg, in this emotionally powerful drama that is wise, tender and funny.

Movie Tickets Ts + Cs. VALIDITY: Tickets valid at any participating cinema from September 12 (excludes discount days, public holidays and after 5pm on Saturdays).