Duruka is in season

By Losalini Vuki for the Fiji Times IF you take a drive to some villages you’ll notice a tall, grass-like plant which bears close resemblance to a sugar cane plant. Commonly known as duruka (saccharum edule or the Fijian asparagus), the popular Fijian vegetable is either sold in bundles or plastic bag packs at the … Continue reading

Arts and Culture: The body in pain.

By Lethabo Mailula Tummy ache: Author Roxane Gay’s latest offering, Hunger, is a memoir that confronts the emotional and psychological weight of body image ‘I am an abominable womxn. “When I was twelve years old I was raped and then I ate and ate and ate to build my body into a fortress.” In Hunger, … Continue reading