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Episode 108: Caviar

Classy fish eggs lead to a discussion of why air doesn’t have more fans, followed my memories of Exhaust Pointe, Kate’s favorite childhood amusement park. Join us, won’t you?


Cod Roe

A glorious seasonal treat, only available in late January and February. So delicate it’s a shame to do too much to them, or add any extra flavours. 137 more words


The children of Joseph and Eliza Roe

My great grandparents Joseph Priestley Roe (1862 – 1947) and Eliza Bailey (1863 – 1959) had ten children between 1884 and 1902. All were born in East Ham, on the eastern edge of London, and though all of them except my grandmother Minnie were born in the nineteenth century, the main events of their lives fell in the twentieth. 1,646 more words


Fantasy Roll

The fantasy roll doesn’t have much in it, which made me think it might have a boring taste. However, it actually turned out to be one of the better sushi rolls I’ve had. 347 more words


Osterlanggatan 17, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

If in doubt of where to eat on holiday, ask an expert, our experts being the waiters at the Flying Elk who recommended checking out… 339 more words

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Joseph Priestley Roe: from Soho to East Ham

The last few posts have followed the lives of the children of my great great grandparents Daniel and Mary Ann Roe, after their deaths in 1870. 1,930 more words


Mary Ann Blanch Roe, the 'dainty comedienne'

Mary Ann Blanch Roe was the third of the five children of my great great grandparents Daniel and Mary Ann Roe. Born in 1857 at Herberts Passage, off the Strand, Mary Ann was christened, together with her brothers Daniel Ellis and John Richard, at St James’ church, Piccadilly, in 1861. 1,550 more words