I Found It On The Road
Walking home from the station recently I noticed this had been painted on the street:
Only after a few seconds did I realise what was going on…
If it isn’t obvious, this one reveals a little more:
And for the full picture: click here (opens in new window)
This isn’t only incredibly cheap, no-maintenance ingenuity, but it’s effective too; there’s been a noticeable difference in drivers’ behaviour since this appeared.
Bizarrely, even knowing the “secret”, I ride my bike differently here now and it makes me smile every time. It’s just like knowing when a filmmaker is trying to manipulate my emotions yet still reacting in exactly the way they intend.