Actually, that should say 'once mythical'. Remember how last year we all talked about those 'mini-tractors' but sightings were few and far between. Well, I spotted it's spoor on the pedestrian side of MMW and then, jumping off my bike quickly, and hiding behind it, managed to catch these:
In fact, to be serious, had already been reflecting, as I came down Leamington Walk, how much more on-the-ball the council has been this winter, despite the shaky start. Remember the list of 'offs' - some serious and some like mine just painful? I remember seeing 3 cyclists wipe out one morning. Not only have I not come off, but I've not seen any either.