Mike Dunn sends us this photo of horsefair
Nothing unusual there, a line of stationary cars making it easier to walk across cross. Except some time in December, this road was closed to all but buses, bicycles, taxis and disabled vehicles.
As these motorised vehicles lack firstbus logos or taxi yellow plates, the remaining conclusion is: disabled.
Which shocks us. We did not know that there was such an epidemic of medical conditions forcing people to drive down to Cabot Circus. We hope that it is transient, that they all recover, as this does not bode well for our city's long term health.