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by Jane
Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 161433

Re: This week I've been mostly listening to...

Mmmnn mixes. Thank you. x Also, I saw Shonen Knife last week and have been listening to them before, during and after. Loads and loads. They describe themselves as "oo-oo-ultra-eccentric-super-cult-punk-pop-band-shonen-knife!" and they play at many bpm and they are also a Ramones cover ban...
by Jane
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: the myth of strong passwords
Replies: 12
Views: 5163

Re: the myth of strong passwords

Image

sean is so smart.
by Jane
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 161433

Re: This week I've been mostly listening to...

basically from first-to-mid summer there is no need for much but helen love and occasional blasts of high pressure days by the units.
by Jane
Sun Mar 20, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Repurposing Spaces
Replies: 0
Views: 1121

Repurposing Spaces

I went to a great salon in Leicester with blanch and shock (food artists of banquet courses cranachan and sea spaghetti fame) to talk about repurposing spaces. They put together a toolkit document with practical advice for people converting buildings and putting on artistic and theatrical projects i...
by Jane
Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Outside Chalkboards
Replies: 2
Views: 2061

Re: Outside Chalkboards

use pens like this: http://www.bhma.co.uk/pick-mix-6mm-waterproof-chalkboard-pens-p-1336.html?zenid=ddce34987e98ce1d3dac110160e3ce43 if the pens are kept in the events drawer it shouldn't be an arduous thing for the KM to get a volunteer to go write what's happening on when putting the board out in ...
by Jane
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th
Replies: 4
Views: 1574

Re: LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th

I feel like such a dork replying to all my own messages.
by Jane
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th
Replies: 4
Views: 1574

Re: LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th

hey! if everyone who has friends in london could promote this that would be amazing! tell them! we have already done much drunken flyering and told all our friends but MORE PEOPLE MORE MONEY MORE FOREST. Yeow. facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=142808692448127 website: http:/...
by Jane
Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Nachos rule
Replies: 21
Views: 6867

Re: Nachos rule

Is there any chance of a charlie sheen memorial nacho plate?
by Jane
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: room in superawesome flat for rent from mid March!
Replies: 0
Views: 958

room in superawesome flat for rent from mid March!

sharing with all your favourite Forest people like Alex and Shannon and Sean and Torstein! As it seems like I'm really moving to London for a while.

£280 + council tax + bills for a king-sized room in a lovely flat in Montague Street.

PM me for more details.

xx
by Jane
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Events
Topic: LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th
Replies: 4
Views: 1574

LONDON happenning forest fundraiser, march 11th

HEY! exciting times, we are going to do a party in london to forest fundraise in hoxton studios on march 11th so far we are planning arctic circle, fueldiva, maybe myrtle tyrtle, spectres, live art theatre from Forest Fringe, music and art installations from What They Could Do They Did, hopefully pa...
by Jane
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 15077

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

The point of the weird menu which was made many many years ago now and should be destroyed actually, I made that menu last May because there was an older menu with plain easy-to-read text and (I think) coffee cups on it that I hated. Such is the life of the forest menu, tis good though, change is t...
by Jane
Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 15077

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

all sounds good, here are the other files
by Jane
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 15077

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

Hey, I have all the files with the current menu design so no need to hunt it out if you did want to print more. But if people think it's time for change, go with changing it. We've had the same ones since May so maybe it's time... My thoughts on what makes for a good menu are pretty obvious and I kn...
by Jane
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Experimental Music then onto FuelDiva party
Replies: 4
Views: 1074

Re: Experimental Music then onto FuelDiva party

that was AMAZING! special appreciation to puppet string hands music lady and the chicken on the cymbal.
x
by Jane
Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX

I'm in london, it's trains all round for us.
by Jane
Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX

shannon is thinking about it, trying to persuade her it she should! call out to your fb friends.
by Jane
Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: CHEEKY but needs must ATP godspeed you black emperor TIX

and you'll get to party with me and dan and magda and nick and duncan and yaz, come it'll be awesome, I have magical brandy!

x
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

Wed, 24 November, 2010 11:46:42 Opinions and experience of Forest Cafe ... From: L Hendry <linda@anamika.freeserve.co.uk> ... Add to Contacts To: press@theforest.org.uk How did you find out about, or first come to, the Forest? I first came to the old / origional Forest Cafe which was on the other si...
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

Wed, 24 November, 2010 13:16:44 about the forest ... From: saeko lin <saeko-lin@hotmail.fr> ... Add to Contacts To: edinburgh.local@guardian.co.uk; press@theforest.org.uk Hello, I wanted to participate to thoses stories about the forest, even though I'm not a long time fan. I arrvie in Edinburgh in ...
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

The Forest Cafe must be saved. Granted, I haven't been there in a while but my memories of the place are special and I would feel terrible if it wasn't part of Edinburghs underground scene anymore. The reason why the Forest has such a special place in my heart is that this is where I actually had my...
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

I still remember the day i first got to the Forest Café! It was quite a while ago, during the winter. I was so thrilled to realise the existence of such an alternative place, where you can get to meet very interesting characters, ideas and vibe! Everytime i would get there would be a pleasure, to ju...
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

Hello, I found out about The Forest Cafe as I was looking for a cheap place (at least, an available one) to practice my flamenco dancing. I take classes on the same street where I live, but the dance studio is usually busy with other classes, performances, our teacher rehearsing, or being used as an...
by Jane
Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:33 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

1. How did you find out about, or first come to, the Forest? Well, I'm not from Edinburgh, I'm from Montreal, Quebec and I went in UK to learn english. In my first travel of 2 month, I really enjoy Edinburgh, and I decide to come back to work here for another 6 month in 2008. Then some people talked...
by Jane
Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: website stuff yetafuckinggain
Replies: 6
Views: 1853

website stuff yetafuckinggain

Hey, In doing the press pack I keep coming across a lot of stuff online that is hybrid tumblr-drupal madness. Sorry to be bringing this up again, but bear with me people. If you type in "forest cafe workshops" into google, here is the second like (underneath the forest.tumblr one) http://w...
by Jane
Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

I don't go to Edinburgh on a regular basis, but when I do a visit to The Forest Cafe is normally part of the deal. I've got three children, and without the Forest I'd be stuck in some massed produced fast food outlet feeding them something dodgy in a bun. The youngest girl has a milk allergy, and it...
by Jane
Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 6181

Re: testify!

Hy everyone, Firstly I want to apologize for my bad English. My name is Anna ( but everybody knows me like Putxi) and I am from Catalonia. I was living in Edinburgh during 7 months in 2008. I came in Edinburgh without friends, job and my level of English was under zero ( now I am sorry but I forget ...
by Jane
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: art auction
Replies: 19
Views: 4129

Re: art auction

In the hall as a day long event, going into an evening of music and party. Maybe we can auction DJs for parties too? akimbo divine/exploading DJ etc....
by Jane
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: art auction
Replies: 19
Views: 4129

Re: art auction

one thing we were chatting about the other day which would be AMAZING is having part of the day being a band auction - bands will play a song and then you can bid on them and have them come play your christmas party/romantic breakfast/serenade you as you ate your tea and biscuits/etc.
x
by Jane
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: photo of old hat books?
Replies: 1
Views: 785

photo of old hat books?

hey people,

for the business plan I'm putting together a pack explaining everything we do, and I'd like a nice picture of old hat books. People in the library drinking tea or the shelves themselves or whatever. You got any?

x
by Jane
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 5977

Re: buy the forest/save the forest

and what else can you do to help right now? Firstly, please consider what Forest means to you. How many workshops, gigs, and art events have you been to? What great parties have you been to for free? Have you met wonderful people here? Was your life made better in any way via Forest? How about your ...
by Jane
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: so doesnt look like the tours going to happen but how about
Replies: 3
Views: 2260

Re: so doesnt look like the tours going to happen but how ab

Hey, Sorry I've fallen off the tour emails a bit, obviously things have become a bit crazy with the current situation and I've been concentrating on that. It would be awesome for fundraising to be able to charge for entry but unfortunately we don't have a Public Entertainment Licence which is necess...
by Jane
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 5977

buy the forest/save the forest

As many of you will be aware, the Edinburgh arts scene has suffered a massive blow due to the bankruptcy of the EUS, the charitable organisation that owned the Roxy Art House and the church which the Forest currently resides in at 3 Bristo Place. The Roxy, which was under direct management of the EU...
by Jane
Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:29 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

Re: Halloween

I love halloween mmmnnnnn yes!

We should totally have a halloween party.

x
by Jane
Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Odeon update
Replies: 9
Views: 1716

Re: Edinburgh Odeon update

Did anyone ever contact them?
by Jane
Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 7009

Re: Tour

ps: caro bridges, not carlo, right?! x
by Jane
Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 7009

Re: Tour

alright! if this is actually going to happen we should probably sit down and have a meeting soon and talk through the actual logistics. I'm presuming the way forest is at the moment, there isn't exactly much money available to front for a project like this so that gives us a few options. I guess the...
by Jane
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 7009

Re: Tour

sounds awesome! Both faith and jack are in for sea is salt? I guess it is worth thinking about what transport to use and where the tour would start/end? How many dates will people be in the country for? Were you thinking on hiring a van or doing it by public transport? It might depend on whether peo...
by Jane
Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteers needed for HIDDEN DOOR!
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Volunteers needed for HIDDEN DOOR!

Call for Volunteers- Help Build the Hidden Door!! Hidden Door is a unique mini festival run by artists, musicians, and poets and the like which takes place in the Roxy Art House across the weekend of the 22nd - 24th October. We spend the week before it opens totally transforming the inside of this a...
by Jane
Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 7009

Re: Tour

Hey! I would be very interested in helping book a tour. I've done bookings for the forest publishing/golden hour tours before and have good contacts for venues, van hire, people to stay with, etc. Also, I think it would work much as better as something curated (i.e. picking the bands) rather than le...
by Jane
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: hello fueldiva friends
Replies: 0
Views: 1987

hello fueldiva friends

we made music.
we made video.
maybe you are in it.
in your pants.

yum.
yum.
yum.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuLN-weuwy4

xx
by Jane
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: did you find the Super Nintendo in the hall after ultrachip
Replies: 7
Views: 1385

Re: did you find the Super Nintendo in the hall after ultrac

Dunno about the hat, will have a look when I get back but yes, scout, I have yer skirt. And most people's underwear.
by Jane
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Proposal: Pigeonholes
Replies: 14
Views: 5318

Re: Proposal: Pigeonholes

tk should have one somewhere that is easy for admin to put stuff in.
by Jane
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Old Hat Books reading parties
Replies: 10
Views: 2497

Re: Old Hat Books reading parties

I remember clearly that the OHB readings were booked in the events book prior to the Golden Hour (Ryan, I'll pitch you with a badger in a fight to the death in a skip if you claim this not to be true), and so it is possible not to have them on the same day. In the hope of rallying up some kind of b...
by Jane
Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: X party review
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

X party review

by Jane
Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: volunteers tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Re: volunteers tonight

/gin.
by Jane
Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: volunteers tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Re: volunteers tonight

there totally is!! love!
by Jane
Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: happening set-up
Replies: 3
Views: 973

happening set-up

You know how it goes.

Forest will be closed from 2.30 today to make weird.

Come join us, bring plantations and staple guns.
by Jane
Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: volunteers tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

volunteers tonight

we are real desperate for some help tonight.

come do a bar shift (beers only! no food!)

be a hero.

you will be rewarded gin-fully.

xx
by Jane
Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: kisses and thanks yous from the Forest Fringe
Replies: 0
Views: 676

kisses and thanks yous from the Forest Fringe

OK, so that out of the way, I just wanted to say the most impossibly big thank you to all of you. This year more than any I felt like Forest Fringe lived up to the sometimes slightly absurd reputation that people have given it. It was full of ideas and hope and courage and risk and openness. It was...

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