This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.
— The Hollow Men, T.S Eliot
Stunning crop art has sprung up across rice fields in Japan. But this is no alien creation - the designs have been cleverly planted. Farmers creating the huge displays use no ink or dye. Instead, different colours of rice plants have been precisely and strategically arranged and grown in the paddy fields.
As summer progresses and the plants shoot up, the detailed artwork begins to emerge.
Quit smoking cigarettes yesterday, I am insanely irritated.