Globesity

Kerrin Hands, the man who designed the splendid banner above, spotted this on the BBC’s website. It’s a radio documentary about obesity in South Africa. Although it doesn’t quite go into the deeper explanations for obesity, linked to the structure of urban work, the architecture of the modern city, and the availability of certain kinds of high-sugar snacks for working people, it’s not half bad for a BBC effort. And the title, ‘Globesity’, is none too shabby either. More here.