The Novelista Barista posted this, and I just had to repost it to share with y'all.
Yes, those are flowers.
Yes, they are planted in the middle of the road.
Pete Dungey is doing this throughout Britain. He describes it this way: "'If we planted one of those in every hole, it would be like a forest in the road.' An ongoing series of public installations highlighting the problem of surface imperfections on Britain's roads."
I know he's doing it to highlight a problem that needs fixing, but it's beautiful, isn't it? I really stinkin' love this idea. It's like finding beauty every where, even where you'd least expect it.