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by Newington Bandit
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Feel Good Words
Replies: 5
Views: 3536

Re: Feel Good Words

Thinking about making little laminated strips out of these (got a laminator, wanna play with it!) with the WeFund web adress at the back and attach them to the stuff we'll leave outside the building on Saturday...
by Newington Bandit
Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can't come to the fundraiser? maybe you can bake a cake.
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

Re: can't come to the fundraiser? maybe you can bake a cake.

Hey, I'll bake too ! I'm away for the week-end, but will drop it at the Forest on Friday around lunchtime (Or is it too late? Can drop it off on Thursday otherwise...)
Probably a chocolate cake and if I've got time a bucketful or candied peels...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: For one night only
Replies: 13
Views: 4932

Re: For one night only

Jane wrote:I think I love you.

me too
by Newington Bandit
Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 27676

Re: The Forest Book Of Manifestos

The Cloud appreciation society's manifesto (Swithun and I got a membership for Xmas): WE BELIEVE that clouds are unjustly maligned and that life would be immeasurably poorer without them. We think that they are Nature’s poetry, and the most egalitarian of her displays, since everyone can have a fant...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting - 15 October - Minutes
Replies: 3
Views: 2479

Re: Cafe and Events Meeting - 15 October - Minutes

I'm going to start a stash of empty handsoap bottles in the dry store, by the way, gathering them from people at work at the moment.
by Newington Bandit
Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: For F*@#$£’s Sake - a Fundraiser Hellraiser Fete
Replies: 6
Views: 1183

Re: For F*@#$£’s Sake - a Fundraiser Hellraiser Fete

Where and when should I drop my orange peels? They should be ready tomorrow morning, but I'm working all day and I won't be there tomorrow night...
by Newington Bandit
Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Do you have something special to give?
Replies: 29
Views: 4532

Re: Do you have something special to give?

The lovely guys from Anteaques tea shop are giving us a voucher for a pot of tea and two scones.
by Newington Bandit
Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Do you have something special to give?
Replies: 29
Views: 4532

Re: Do you have something special to give?

I just got some material from Bits and Bobs, I want to try and make some bags (small and big). I've no use for them, so happy to give whatever I might come up with.
Also, If wanted, I can make some orange and grapefruit candied peels...
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Advice Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: Advice Please!

French women are so FUCKING RUDE.
by Newington Bandit
Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: guard en
Replies: 8
Views: 3257

Re: guard en

Have the Saturday sessions started yet? We'll come and help when we can.
by Newington Bandit
Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Laundry
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Re: Laundry

Away again tomorrow for a couple of weeks. Did a couple of loads (most of it had actually not been used, just dumped still folded in the middle of the stinking rotting rest of it, by the way. Please only put dirty stuff in there, it's not like I'm bored when there's not much laundry to do!) Anyway, ...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2009

I think the idea for 7.30 was to make it easier for the KM working on that day, as they never finish at 7 sharp...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jan 01, 2009 11:53 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Garden clear out
Replies: 6
Views: 2494

Re: Garden clear out

Hey Swithun and I are always happy to look stupid in our matching teletubbies costumes... We're only available on week-ends though, not every week-ends at that, and Sundays depend on what the double bill is at the Cameo... But if the clear out happens when we're free, we'll be in!
by Newington Bandit
Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Laundry
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Laundry

Hey guys, I'm off today until the 5th of Jan., so the Laundry will have to be passed on to someone else during that time... OH, and because there cannot be a post about the laundry without me whining, could people make sure they empty their aprons pockets before putting them in the dirty laundry bin...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:39 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible

Hey, I will do the laundry! It's just to say I might struggle a bit to keep up as the laundry takes longer to dry in winter... (Our flat is very damp!)
by Newington Bandit
Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 6851

Re: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008

Maybe Billy will let us borrow the machine if we need to make badges...
Maybe Billy can be in charge of the Badge making machine and keep it safe in Glasgow :)
by Newington Bandit
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 4596

Re: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??

I've been forwarding the link to my friends... turns out they've already seen it (and loved it!), they say you're their new musical hero, well done!!
by Newington Bandit
Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Windows again
Replies: 10
Views: 3472

Re: Windows again

Yeah fair enough. the point was more to have a rant than pointing the finger (which I did, sorry, that was unfair but I'm furious!)
by Newington Bandit
Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Windows again
Replies: 10
Views: 3472

Re: Windows again

okay... looks like people can't be arsed to attach their posters to the line.
Thanks to whoever attached the massive poster with friggin tape right on the windows less than a week after I got up early on a Sunday morning to clean them. They can do the scrubbing next time, I'm washing my hands of it.
by Newington Bandit
Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Windows again
Replies: 10
Views: 3472

Re: Windows again

OKay, so I've put it back there, makes sense to have it upstairs... The one thing I couldn't find, though, is the pole the squeegie things attach too... was that supposed to be in the cupboard too?
by Newington Bandit
Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Open doors day tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Edinburgh Open doors day tomorrow

Tomorrow (Saturday's 27th Sept.) is Edinburgh's open doors day, your chance to see some buildings generally closed to the public.
They've got a website:

http://www.cockburnassociation.org.uk/d ... p?page=119
by Newington Bandit
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: erotic Arab novel
Replies: 19
Views: 3144

Re: erotic Arab novel

Susana wrote:But if what you want is a stream of images then you will have to go for erotic comics. I don't know where you would find them here.... not in the library though


National Library of Scotland has got plenty of that (I recommand "Lost Girls").
by Newington Bandit
Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 22492

Re: moving the freeshop

A lot of tydying the free shop is really binning/recycling all the crap. It doesn't take that long if we keep on top of things. Even if people don't have the time to do a full clean up just removing some broken/useless crap and binning it whenever you pass the free shop on your way to the cafe takes...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Windows again
Replies: 10
Views: 3472

Windows again

Soooo the windows look like shit again. Can people please remember not to attach stuff directly to them? It took forever (we're talking days here) last time to get rid of the mess left by sticky tape and blue tack (we had to attack them with a knife). Anyway, I've been trying to come and clean those...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting 6th August 2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3955

Re: Cafe and Events meeting 6th August 2008

OKay so what will it be? I'll be working in the kitchen tonight and it 'd be nice to know how much to charge for what and for whom... If we're changing the prices then the booze poster prices need changing too... don't want to spend the night fighting with people who each have a different idea what ...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest in Guardian
Replies: 17
Views: 2164

Re: Forest in Guardian

hem... I don't mean to be funny but... all those articles refer to the events as being "free or pay-what-you-can" (in one instance, just "pay what you can"). Are we not free anymore? I mean, completely free, no pressure, no need to try and escape before the end to avoid the "...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:55 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: T-shirts
Replies: 18
Views: 5328

Re: T-shirts

Just a detail but can you make sure the wet cloth/towels/waterver's wet does not end up in the dirty laundry please? Wet stuff get terribly mouldy and mould then spreads to everything else in the laundry bin... Thanks!
by Newington Bandit
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: booze prices
Replies: 12
Views: 3859

Re: booze prices

don't ask...
by Newington Bandit
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Current Workshops
Replies: 31
Views: 18370

Re: Current Workshops

For the record, the bag making workshop is on hold at the moment.
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 10322

Re: Menu Change Meeting

I also like to make vegan sweeties, happy to make some for Forest (save me from eating them all). I've mainly made candied peels this year, but getting into making vegan cookies/banana cakes and stuff like that...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: job left unfinished...
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

Re: job left unfinished...

tins of paint now in workshop (big Ikea bag). Careful that some seem to be specifically for painting tiles, some other for wood/meatl and so on..
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 22, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: job left unfinished...
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

We've got some pots of paint at home that the previous owners left behind. We've no plans to repaint our home in the near future, and they take some valuab;le space in our cupboard, so if Forest wants them, you're very welcome to them..
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

It's mostly the publisher and place of publication, numbers (or at least a date of publication) , if they don't appear on the part, stuff like that... If you know how often it's going to be published, or if you know it's going to be irregular, might be worth mentioning it... Keep in mind they've got...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

The covering letter should mention the publisher, at least for the first numbers (once it's in the system, no need for publisher's name). Without any mention of the publisher and place of publication anywhere, they might end up at best in a limbo called "miscellaneous publications" ie impo...
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

if you just get it to the box, I'll get it into the library
by Newington Bandit
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: chess tuesday evening?
Replies: 17
Views: 2325

Sunday is Cameo double bill day, so not good for us (unless we don't want to see the films, but that's rare...)
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Laundry
Replies: 8
Views: 3837

By the way, I'm off for a couple of weeks, so someone else will have to do the laundry until I come back early July.
by Newington Bandit
Wed Jun 11, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The SHOP NEW LOGO COMPETITION
Replies: 15
Views: 5003

Swithun tried curry hell and had to pay for it.
His arsehole did fall out the bottom of his trousers leg.
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

Just got in touch with the Legal Deposit Team. Just by coincidence they had just been writing a claim for CIA nights and also Toastycats (they haven't sent it). I'll send them what I've got so far and try and find a few more.. Do we have a mailing list, so new issues of CIA nights and Carlos's progr...
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Family Day at the Forest
Replies: 3
Views: 977

There still should be a whole stack of blank masks for painting from last year, lurking at the back, for instance...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: meadows tent
Replies: 25
Views: 3442

By the way, where is the tent going to be? The Meadows's big!
I'm up for setting it up, do we meet at Forest before hand to pick things up and take them there?
by Newington Bandit
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: my dream cafe jukebox
Replies: 5
Views: 3380

Work won't let me in... "spyware suspected", bah!
I can't really phone ICT and explain why I need to access that website though...
by Newington Bandit
Tue May 27, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

Yes they do actually!
Do we have any back copies of CIA nights and Carlos's programme lying about that we could donate to the Library?
by Newington Bandit
Tue May 27, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest publications in the National Library?
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

Forest publications in the National Library?

Do we want the NLS to hold a copy of Forest publications? The only thing is, they are not going to buy them, as they are entitled to a free copy to anything published in the UK, because they're a copyright Library. We could always offer the free stuff, but that might attract attention to the not-fre...
by Newington Bandit
Mon May 26, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: meadows tent
Replies: 25
Views: 3442

I'm in for the set up
by Newington Bandit
Mon May 26, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: the vegan endless "war on burritos"
Replies: 10
Views: 4136

By the way, seems there is some confusion about what is a burrito. Apparently there has been several instance of burritos made of warmed up sandwich wrap (with or without cheese/sour cream I don't know...)rather than the usual rice/beans mix...
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 22, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: teddy making workshop
Replies: 14
Views: 5244

I was waiting to become a member again, as I was trying to get the Library to be a corporate member, but it looks like it won't happen. So I will just join again. Their opening times are no much good though. If you want to get stuff for the workshop, you'll have to go either tomorrow or Saturday cos...
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 22, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: teddy making workshop
Replies: 14
Views: 5244

By the way, I need to go and renew my bits and bobs membership soon, they might have some cheap fluff for the teddies. Also, they've just emailed me a discount voucher of £4 if/when I bring a non-member friend with me. If anyone's considering joining, that's an extra £4 for fluffy goodies that goes ...
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 15, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: meadows tent
Replies: 25
Views: 3442

Can help on the Saturday. I'm an early riser, so if you need people to set things up, I'm in.

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