Nostalgia

15 Sep

Remember – and it really wasn’t so long ago – when bananas were in short supply, and more expensive than gold and they never went black in your bowl?

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12 Responses to “Nostalgia”

  1. meggie September 15, 2008 at 5:35 pm #

    I can honestly say, I never missed them. No. Not once.

  2. ThirdCat September 15, 2008 at 5:37 pm #

    That’s because your children are grown up. I, personally, didn’t miss them either. But as a behaviour-management tool they are virtually irreplaceable around here.

  3. Mummy Crit September 15, 2008 at 7:19 pm #

    Used to be around my place too, but then D got really fussy. He did make me buy some of the fab lady fingers the other day though, and then I ate one. I have to remember to thank him.

  4. kim at allconsuming September 15, 2008 at 9:20 pm #

    Bananas make my neck itch. Truly.
    My mum eats a banana sandwich every single day. I do not tell a lie.

  5. kim at allconsuming September 15, 2008 at 9:20 pm #

    Oh – and those two things are not related.

  6. Mikhela September 17, 2008 at 8:35 am #

    What did the children live on during the Great Banana Crisis?

  7. Mummy Crit September 18, 2008 at 9:45 am #

    Promises.

  8. Alby Mangroves September 18, 2008 at 8:17 pm #

    Bananas are apparently like some kind space fruit, which you can survive on in absence of other.. um, food. And stuff.

  9. fifi September 18, 2008 at 8:42 pm #

    I spent my weeks wages on bananas in those dreadful times. How can you live without bananas?

    now that you mention it, yes, they are all black in the bowl right now.

  10. Em September 19, 2008 at 12:18 pm #

    Why can I never buy those cheaper blackened bruised bananas for my baking anymore?

  11. hmpph September 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm #

    Banana’s totally became a status symbol at the kinder I work at!!!

  12. h&b October 9, 2008 at 7:26 am #

    I remember.

    Because it was the axis on which the then-babe’s-diet spun. Before the cyclone ( it was a cyclone wasn’t it, that wiped out the crops ? ), he’d eat like 20 a week ..

    Afterwards, i’d have to SPRINT past the grocers, lest he see one, and i’d have to fork out $10 for that single item alone…

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