We're Addicted To Smartphones - But It Takes An African Farmer To See It...

The Life Swap Adventure (BBC2) 


When Malawi farmer George first opened his eyes in London on The Life Swap Adventure (BBC2), he saw a city crammed with people. And they were all looking at their smartphones.

‘It is abnormal,’ murmured George in puzzlement. ‘I am not judging, but that is my observation.’

He stared at his hand and imitated the posture of the British commuter, engrossed in a screen the size of a banknote while oblivious to the rest of the world.