One for all

Graham Birse (Letters, 11 January) articulates what many feel: the St Andrew Square gardens belong to all of us, including tourists, and enough is enough.

I walked through it today: previously well-defined grass and paving margins are now mud; many crocus bulbs are coming through, but there are many more outcrops stifled under tents and big areas of the grass are yellow-stressed, having been starved of light. Why?

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This is not October 1917, nor Paris 1968. It’s just nonsense.

David Todd

Edinburgh