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by lucky
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: House of Bamboo - Reprise
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

House of Bamboo - Reprise

A gift from an old Forest volunteer/employee/ultrabarred person in memory of the last night in 3 Bristo Place and with warm and excited wishes for the great success and fresh canvas of Tollcross I hear will be opening over the Festival. Good luck, wish I was there to help set everything up. Please p...
by lucky
Thu May 31, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We fundraised!
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

We fundraised!

Thanks again to all for help, attendance and fun last night. After costs we raised an even £600 to be split evenly between Forest and Firefly International. Huge extra thanks to Swithun and Pomme who have donated the cost of all the ingredients for the food, really generous of them. We ate burritos ...
by lucky
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Selling Forest Merch at Uke Boogie?
Replies: 5
Views: 3108

Selling Forest Merch at Uke Boogie?

Hey all, Pockets and I were wondering if you would like to sell Forest stuff at Uke Boogie, as one regular spot that people know they can come buy stuff at. We would like to provide the space, but can't afford the extra work to do it ourselves. If you would like to sell stuff we'd like a dedicated v...
by lucky
Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Massage By Donation @ the Massage Corner - special guest!
Replies: 0
Views: 672

Massage By Donation @ the Massage Corner - special guest!

Hey kids! Tomorrow (THURSDAY) we have an extra special guest at The Massage Corner doing massage by donation. JAMIE McCALL (07515127665) will be in the space 1-7pm, Thursday 12th of August. He will be doing Cranial Sacral therapy - manipulations of the body using the body's own understanding of what...
by lucky
Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: OMAIR is detained for DEPORTATION, give your help.
Replies: 0
Views: 1301

OMAIR is detained for DEPORTATION, give your help.

All people who know Omair - NO JOKE - he is threatened with deportation from the UK. This is totally unfair, he contributes so much to so many communities, it would be terrible to loose him. If anyone knows him check this group, there's an address that you can send a letter (yes, and real actual let...
by lucky
Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Giant Marble Run
Replies: 45
Views: 9195

Re: Giant Marble Run

I HEART DORKBOT.

How about a giant one of these.

Go penguins!

A*
by lucky
Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: closing a can of worms
Replies: 21
Views: 3998

Re: closing a can of worms

(Wanted to post this on the last thread)

I think the Forest website should look like this.

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by lucky
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Random Posters
Replies: 2
Views: 1439

Re: Random Posters

Couple of drinking ones. Maybe up here already, can't be arsed checking.

A*
by lucky
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Random Posters
Replies: 2
Views: 1439

Random Posters

Some posters I found while cleaning up my laptop

The Rowling one should difinately go up again.

A*
by lucky
Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: IMPORTANT - COME CLEAN FOREST FOR REOPENING!
Replies: 0
Views: 281

IMPORTANT - COME CLEAN FOREST FOR REOPENING!

IMPORTANT! The Forest should be ready for restocking, cleaning and making nice from this afternoon. If you have time free it would be awesome to pop over to Forest and make it good again. We want to reopen as quick as possible, with your help it will open well and shiny and new. I also suggest you g...
by lucky
Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteers for refit action week
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Re: Volunteers for refit action week

Facbooked. Hope I got the info right,l change if you can/needed.

A*
by lucky
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Awesome band playing tomorrow at Forest lunchtime! says Alex
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Awesome band playing tomorrow at Forest lunchtime! says Alex

There's a band playing tomorrow (Fri 26th) at 1pm at Forest. These guys are playing The Bowery tonight, they are really good, interesting, different, competent. Unusual and beautiful mix of accordion, harmonies, cello, cabaret pop! The Debutante Hour. They're on http://www.myspace.com/thedebutanteho...
by lucky
Thu Jun 25, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Have you hear of The Big Lunch?
Replies: 0
Views: 246

Have you hear of The Big Lunch?

http://www.thebiglunch.com/ So, the Eden project are behind The Big Lunch thing. It's basically a day where people have a STREET PARTY! They've already puched for the backing of Local Authorities throughout the UK, and there's information on how to make it happen. Look it up, and make one happen whe...
by lucky
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 15897

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

Steel wallpaper makes blood flow to me special place.

A*
by lucky
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I went to OLD HAT BOOKS and it was GREAT!
Replies: 1
Views: 774

I went to OLD HAT BOOKS and it was GREAT!

Yesterday I went to the opening of Old Hat books. It's in the Red Room (first through the door) of the Forest. It is a radical library of books, zines and hats. We read out passages from some of our favourite writings. I borrowed a russian fake-bear-fur hat (ushanka sans earflaps?) and read a few pa...
by lucky
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 7733

Re: hugs and hellos

I got in touch with an old friend. I miss doing that.

A*
by lucky
Wed May 27, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Uke boogie MAY!
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Uke boogie MAY!

by lucky
Wed May 27, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Uke boogie MAY!
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Uke boogie MAY!

Visit this page, it will tell you all.

Come, IT'S FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE...at The Bowery.

A*
by lucky
Sat May 23, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Weekend £10 Bonus Massage Super Wunderbar Galactic Offer
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Re: Weekend £10 Bonus Massage Super Wunderbar Galactic Offer

If anyone went yesterday and didn't see my note or talk to anyone, I was incredibly ill yesterday. Today, however I feel like a King! Come alone today *
by lucky
Thu May 21, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Weekend £10 Bonus Massage Super Wunderbar Galactic Offer
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Weekend £10 Bonus Massage Super Wunderbar Galactic Offer

Hello! I'm going to be at The Massage Corner 1-7pm this Friday and Saturday. I'm offering the 30min massage for a mere £10 on both days - crazy prices GONE MAD! I usually go over time, unless I have another client booked. If you've had a pretty stressful week, this will make your weekend spectacular...
by lucky
Thu May 21, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: bill is cute!
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: bill is cute!

I'm a sucker for a man with a guitar. Phwar!

A*
by lucky
Thu May 07, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Keys
Replies: 0
Views: 1100

Keys

Can all shop volunteers speak to me about keys. I don't want to put it online as it's a sensitive issue.

A*
by lucky
Tue May 05, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dice-a-ssage!
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Dice-a-ssage!

So, I'm doing massage in the Shop now. The Forest is giving me a good opportunity here and, being a gambling man, I have a unique offer for Forest volunteers... Volunteer Dice-a-ssage! Hey volunteer, You've been working hard, right? Maybe a bit stressed? Well, (maybe) lucky you may win a massage for...
by lucky
Tue May 05, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: coat hanger
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

Re: coat hanger

I would...but I think he's evaporated. Will try.

A*
by lucky
Sat May 02, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: coat hanger
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

Re: coat hanger

*:-( Anyone?

A*
by lucky
Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: coat hanger
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

coat hanger

No one seems to know...

There was a wooden coat hangery thing on the wall just before I moved massage space in. I can't seem to find it, does anyone know where it is?

It would be very useful to hang up towels and client's clothes etc.

A*
by lucky
Mon Apr 13, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Do you have something special to give?
Replies: 29
Views: 4539

Re: Do you have something special to give?

If anyone has any artworks, that would be awesome.

Pomme - do your candied peels! They are heaven!

A*
by lucky
Mon Apr 13, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Do you have something special to give?
Replies: 29
Views: 4539

Re: Do you have something special to give?

My prizes are:

4x free 10 minute massage at Biz-Art space

1x free half hour massage

1 extra special prize - I will go to your flat, give you a massage, then make you a pot of soup or curry or stew or whatever while you sleep.

I'll try make 'certificates' or something.

A*
by lucky
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Forest Fundraiser Minutes 28 March
Replies: 8
Views: 3124

Re: Forest Fundraiser Minutes 28 March

Apparently kids are allowed to be around when the bar is open. There is a big line around the bar saying don't come inside this line if you're underage.

A*
by lucky
Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 'A Forest in the City' video
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: 'A Forest in the City' video

Who was this?

My favourite bit is when Ryan nods tastily after biting into a falafel burger. Yeah.

A*
by lucky
Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Name it!
Replies: 27
Views: 3705

Re: Name it!

FeteRaiser HellRaiser? It is going to be like a Fete after all.

A*
by lucky
Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Madame Nana's Cafe JACOBINS - Forest inspired Korean seed
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

Madame Nana's Cafe JACOBINS - Forest inspired Korean seed

Is anyone aware of Nana's new Cafe? She's gotten some funding to open a space in Korea, a free space where people can come and do things. If you're friends with her on Faceblook check out her *---cafe JACOBINS---* photos. It looks so clean! And a good sized space, with already happy smiling faces an...
by lucky
Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March
Replies: 10
Views: 1372

Re: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March

Dan- we're having a meeting tomorrow, so I can give you names and stuff then.

A*
by lucky
Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March
Replies: 10
Views: 1372

Re: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March

We need a rota for people standing outside making sure people aren't being loud or glassy. And a big warm coat for them.

A*
by lucky
Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Posting minutes in the Red Room
Replies: 9
Views: 3435

Re: Posting minutes in the Red Room

If someone could make that happen, please do. I'm busy with other hidden stuff.

A*
by lucky
Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Posting minutes in the Red Room
Replies: 9
Views: 3435

Re: Posting minutes in the Red Room

Ones that project out of the computer directly into your eyes. I'm into that!

A*
by lucky
Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Posting minutes in the Red Room
Replies: 9
Views: 3435

Re: Posting minutes in the Red Room

i didn't find out about the flat book until 6 months after being around the forest so i'd be more in favour of an on-the-wall setup so peeps can do the casual browsing thing (in other terms we'd push it out to the people that come in rather than waiting for them to pull it thus vastly reducing the ...
by lucky
Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009

I spoke to the Jam people just now. They understand that sound stuff is changing in general. Concerns of over-noiseyness were discussed as well as structure and setting up properly at the beginning. They were also encouraged to continue the event, as it can be, indeed, quite good. They've been asked...
by lucky
Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: First Aid Kit
Replies: 9
Views: 2484

Re: First Aid Kit

This is the basic list of stuff you should have in a First Aid Kit, but more may be needed depending on the working environment: - 20 individually wrapped sterile adhesive dressings (assorted sizes); - two sterile eye pads; - four individually wrapped triangular bandages (preferably sterile); - six ...
by lucky
Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Slushie machine is go go go
Replies: 11
Views: 3669

Re: Slushie machine is go go go

I know of the darkness. We DID try to make it work in the kitchen. I would have loved nothing more than to maintain it's usage. The sad fact of the matter is Night Managers didn't clean it properly, if at all, and it was a pain to do it in the morning, especially if other stuff was left undone too. ...
by lucky
Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: kitchen grant - get that good stuff we wants
Replies: 11
Views: 3944

Re: kitchen grant - get that good stuff we wants

Just had a look, we apply in the summer and, if we're successful, get money in Autumn. We can totally comply with all the required fields.

I'm waiting to hear back from them as to when the grants scheme for 2009 is being launched.

A*
by lucky
Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: kitchen grant - get that good stuff we wants
Replies: 11
Views: 3944

Re: kitchen grant - get that good stuff we wants

Ryan! This is what I was yabbering on at you about not so long ago! I'm glad to see it again.

I'm immediately APing myself to get this rolling, as soon as possible. This money will be for the kitchen, and will lessen financial concerns?

:D

A*
by lucky
Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Posting minutes in the Red Room
Replies: 9
Views: 3435

Posting minutes in the Red Room

I've printed off the minutes for past month and given them to the KMs. They're in the communications drawer. I didn't put them straight up as the walls are a bit busy with DIY fest (which rocks!). Ida told me it would be better to put them in a book and suspend it near the library like the flat book...
by lucky
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009

Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009 Previous Acion points - Sound issues – AP Nix is responsible for all Sound related stuff. See later for more info! - New Menu stuff – It’s scrapped, it’s been too long, not enough weight behind it to make it happen. The NEW KITCHEN MANAGERS are doing a NE...
by lucky
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

Re: Menu Change Meeting

Oven's broken

A*
by lucky
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

Re: Menu Change Meeting

This is not happening as was decided at the meeting. Not enough got done, it went on too long, it all went to shit and I'm fed up with it. HOWEVER!!! With new KMs there is new energy and new ideas. There's big ideas for re-structuring the kitchen, simplifying the menu to make it easier for volunteer...
by lucky
Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night manager needed Tues 20th and Fri 23rd
Replies: 2
Views: 1149

Night manager needed Tues 20th and Fri 23rd

Yo kids!

It's that time again. Anyone fancy Night Managing for Tuesday 20th (tomorrow!) or Friday 23rd? Let us know if possible, we would be grateful for the help and feed you delicious things. Maybe even a vegan cookie.

Call us if you can help,

A*
by lucky
Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Garden clear out
Replies: 6
Views: 2511

Re: Garden clear out

Thanks guys, I'll try to give plenty of warning and make an action on a weekend, once I know where to throw it all away.

A*
by lucky
Sun Jan 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Garden clear out
Replies: 6
Views: 2511

Re: Garden clear out

We need a really, really big team, and a place to dispose of all the crap which I'm trying to organise.

I need more names, will ask people as I see them.

A*
by lucky
Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Garden clear out
Replies: 6
Views: 2511

Garden clear out

We have a long overdue cleanout of the garden, due to environmental health. We need a team of people who want to come in sometime, or over times, to get it all sorted.

Speak to me in the kitchen or post on here if you're interested i.e. AMAZING.

Alex*

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