Daily Archives: July 14, 2008

Olive Riley

Today Baino mentioned that Olive Riley reputed to be the world’s oldest internet blogger, has died at the age of 108. She was born in the town of Broken Hill on 20 October 1899. Since she began her blog in February 2007, Olive posted more than 70 entries about her life.

Rest In Peace Olive.

May your efforts give encouragement to others out there, to give it a go and join in the fun.

It made me think…. 108 years of age…

At one post a day I have at least another 17,155 posts to write ❗

Do you think you could put up with me for that long?

Food Monday ~ Banana Loaf

This recipe has been around since Elly’s first term in Home Economics. Adding the nuts was the only change I made.

Banana Loaf
Preheat oven to 190°C

150gr plain flour
50gr wheaten meal (Wholemeal)
100gr sugar
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
100gr butter or margarine
2 eggs beaten
2 Bananas mashed.
A few walnuts chopped (optional)
Sift all the dry ingredients. Add the eggs, butter or margarine and banana and nuts.
Mix well. Pour into a prepared 2lb loaf tin.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.