Illegal food but bat for now

There they were skewered onto a giant kebab. It looked like half a dozen bodies of lap dogs but they were in fact fruit bats. For years I’ve wondered what they would taste like fed almost entirely on banana, pawpaw and mango. And now I’ve had my chance on the South Pacific Island of Efate. And the verdict is … chicken, which is a bit like pork which (we’re told) is a bit like the other other white meat. Of […]

Off the beaten track

If I don’t update for a few days I’ll be on this tropical island in this native bungalow. We’ll be drinking fresh coconut milk, eating fresh fish and lobster. We may never come back.