I defy anyone to stand in a field of sunflowers and not smile — unless of course you get hay fever. I believe that the O2 centre should be converted into a greenhouse capable of producing a field of sunflowers in January. People who suffer sun deprivation could then be sent there to cheer up.

A field of glorious sunflowers

A field of glorious sunflowers

Sunflowers towering above us

Sunflowers towering above us