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by Susana
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Himalaya cafe needs urgently a worker/cooker/coffee maker
Replies: 0
Views: 1729

Himalaya cafe needs urgently a worker/cooker/coffee maker

At the Himalaya cafe (in Clerk St), Rica, the owner, is trying desperately to employ someone to help her. Maybe you know of someone who could do it. They must have experience. Her phone number is 0131 6629818.

Thanks people.

Susana
by Susana
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?
Replies: 9
Views: 3623

Re: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?

Btw, I've given a thought to your proposals but I think for the time being I'll just go ahead with my little plan. In fact, that is if I manage to do it, because I wanted to start it yesterday and it turn out that my body was not up for it... But I will give it a try, at least for 1 month or 2. Also...
by Susana
Sun Nov 18, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?
Replies: 9
Views: 3623

Re: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?

Thank you guys for all your thoughts. I am mulling them over and try to progress with this. :?: :?:

Susana
by Susana
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?
Replies: 9
Views: 3623

proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?

I used to lend my graphic novels through the hats&books library but they moved to the Pavillion and they have now the books on open shelves. And I am so, so, so, so... tired of 'losing' things :wink: through different groups!! So, I thought I could stay at the cafe next to my books collection an...
by Susana
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Thinking of the near future...
Replies: 0
Views: 1467

Thinking of the near future...

Guys, I thought that I had to say this: the place needs a good, potent, fumes extractor (whenever the money is available, of course). It used to be a feature of the old forest that if you spent just 10 minutes there while something was been cooked your clothes would smell for the rest of the day, an...
by Susana
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Regarding sushi
Replies: 4
Views: 1880

Regarding sushi

My dearestssss friends. I would absolutely love yo carry on making the sushi as I used to. However, I am on a much milder medication for my illness now, which means I do not have the energy for that (it used to take me all morning). Never mind, I'll try to come up with ideas/contributions that are n...
by Susana
Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!
Replies: 8
Views: 2994

Re: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!

Oops! I didn't know, obviously. Thanks for clarifying . (As they say, you learn something new everyday :shock: )

So, what type of coop is it? I've been trying to get some information but I still don't get it...
by Susana
Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!
Replies: 8
Views: 2994

Re: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!

Fantastic!!! You know, I was think (a bit on another subject) on how maybe a way to help someone like Scotmid (cooperative) beat the likes of Tesco, etc, would be if we offer them to organize something like a half-volunteer run delivery service. I mean, maybe they could pay some self-employed van dr...
by Susana
Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Ecological/organic shop for lease....
Replies: 0
Views: 1600

Ecological/organic shop for lease....

I know that this is no longer a good board to advertise it but maybe you know someone who could be interested. The thing is that this shop in Argyle St, Marchmont, 'The New Leaf', is going to be closed after many years running and they are looking for a new taker. I thought that it could be a fantas...
by Susana
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: personal plea
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

Re: personal plea

Oh, thanks!

I am sending you a private message :wink:
by Susana
Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: personal plea
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

personal plea

Would anyone like a tray of sushi in exchange for teaching me 'twitter'??? :oops:
(I can make the sushi to your taste, as well)
by Susana
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gosh, I miss the Forest....
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Re: Gosh, I miss the Forest....

When/where can I bring you some sushi? I would love to make you some... or for anybody else, actually. (Remember that I can also make you Spanish hot chocolate, or bring roasted chestnuts.. etc) Honestly, don't be shy. (as the Big Issue guy at the Meadows says: 'don't be shy, give it a try..', or ev...
by Susana
Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gosh, I miss the Forest....
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Gosh, I miss the Forest....

Just that, that I miss the Forest.

Edinburgh is not whole without the Forest.

I am tired of having to keep consuming to be allowed to seat in a cafe. I even buy things to take home later because my stomach really doesn't want anything else... Poor me :wink:

Ciao hermosos
by Susana
Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest in Guardian 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1925

Re: Forest in Guardian 2011

you've probably seen the other recent articles about the Forest Fringe...., but just in case. Amazing! 8)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/search?q=fore ... e&section=
by Susana
Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Personal quest: someone to do 3 chores at my house. +-£30
Replies: 2
Views: 1200

Re: Personal quest: someone to do 3 chores at my house. +-£3

Fantastic! I am sending you a private message
by Susana
Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Personal quest: someone to do 3 chores at my house. +-£30
Replies: 2
Views: 1200

Personal quest: someone to do 3 chores at my house. +-£30

8) I would need someone who can do a few things for me in my house. -Set up 2 free-view boxes to 2 tvs -Put together an ikea frame/wardrobe I am afraid that £30 is about what I can pay :? (unless they prefer a tray of sushi, of course, or 2) It needs to be done today or in the next 2 days (my brothe...
by Susana
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:12 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Large rice-cooker anyone?
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Re: Large rice-cooker anyone?

Thank you Nix. I got it.
by Susana
Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Large rice-cooker anyone?
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Large rice-cooker anyone?

I need a large cooker for the Festival, to make more sushi for the Forest. Anyone knows of someone who could lend me one? (mine is a mini size)

Thanks a million people 8)
by Susana
Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Standing lamp / umbrella as a shade...
Replies: 3
Views: 1468

Re: Standing lamp / umbrella as a shade...

Sure Kata, I'll look out for you next time I go to the Forest

By the way, the 'umbrella' thing is not totally finished yet: I would want to add some 'details' and make sure that you can close the umbrella. If that is ok with you, certainly 8)
by Susana
Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:13 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Standing lamp / umbrella as a shade...
Replies: 3
Views: 1468

Standing lamp / umbrella as a shade...

Sorry I went ahead and added this 'contraption' of an umbrella to the standing lamp that is in the cafe by the couches.. I meant to suggest it/ consult it with those of you in charge on the cafe deco but I kept forgetting and today I had energy and the drive to try to do it myself... but as I said I...
by Susana
Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free Business consultancy to buy the Forest?
Replies: 1
Views: 654

Free Business consultancy to buy the Forest?

I've been attending this little course on 'How to run your own business" and on the last day one of the consultants offered help to us, the students, towards our own own business. He works for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and offered his own advice and free services of the Chamber for a ce...
by Susana
Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest Fringe at the Review Show, BBC2
Replies: 1
Views: 673

The Forest Fringe at the Review Show, BBC2

You can check it at:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... al_Part_1/

It happens exactly at minute 13:50

Enjoy! :roll: :roll:
by Susana
Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 2930

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

people, what is happening with this? Is it still time to plant something? I am expecting a bunch of bulbs from a Guardian offer and can give very many of them to our garden.. :shock:
by Susana
Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Nina Paley and Copy Left
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Nina Paley and Copy Left

I think that many of you would thoroughly enjoy Nina Paley's art work and also her own work on Copy Left.


http://blog.ninapaley.com/

Do check her page and also watch her older hilarious animations (like The Stork, Cancer, Fertility...

Have fun. 8) 8)
by Susana
Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:38 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Carnival time
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Carnival time

My friend from Brazil sent me some names to enjoy a good samba. I think this one will keep you moving happily http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqiKOijHO1E (Remember that Samba is more of a hypnotic tribal movement than a complex, full of different steps, type of dance: it is really just about walking ...
by Susana
Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 2930

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

i agree with Ryan...
by Susana
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 2930

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

Ah, Sorry i missed it. I had entered the 16th as the due day... What a pity.
by Susana
Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Christmas dinner on wednesday the 23
Replies: 7
Views: 1265

Re: Christmas dinner on wednesday the 23

Thank you guys for such great roast... It's 23rd eve and I am slowly digesting it.. For me it is probably the only Xmas roast and it is much appreciated.. And everything was so yummy: the potatoes, the parsnips, the brussel sprouts, the mushrooms, the... You are welcome to cook me another one any ti...
by Susana
Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A personal query: 'organic' dentist?
Replies: 4
Views: 864

A personal query: 'organic' dentist?

Does anyone know of a dentist who could remove metal fillings and replace them with some more 'organic' stuff? (and if possible one that doesn't require to rob a bank beforehand? By the way Why is dentistry so freaking expensive? Teeth are dead important!! Is there not a single dentist with a bit of...
by Susana
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 2930

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

Fantastic! Both for Ellie and Jack. In its moment I had given some seeds to Baloo to maybe do something for Ellie. But the garden hasn't been attended for a long while and it certainly needs care, anyway. I would love to be able to offer muscle power for the work in the garden but I'm afraid it is n...
by Susana
Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: I am an electrician
Replies: 3
Views: 1656

Re: I am an electrician

Apparently the spotlights have been thoroughly 'worked' on so they are beyond repair. I didn't know. Sorry.
by Susana
Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free Forest Fringe mentioned in the Guardian List
Replies: 0
Views: 468

Free Forest Fringe mentioned in the Guardian List

I meant to report on it when it happened, a couple of weeks ago, but forgot: Well, it is just that there was some review on a (I think) theatre group and they were saying that it was due to the Forest Fringe that they worked as a platform... or something like that. Anyway, it was a very positive com...
by Susana
Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: It's just a goodbye :)
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Re: It's just a goodbye :)

It was so lovely to have you around... :cry:

All the best
by Susana
Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 6729

Re: Artist for the toilet.

I like very much this last idea.
As for drawings of genitals and all the variety.. sure anyone can copy from books. And if in any doubt, ask me, I am a doctor :wink: :wink:
by Susana
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: I am an electrician
Replies: 3
Views: 1656

Re: I am an electrician

hey! What about the spotlights in the cafe by the 'toilet' door... apparently nobody is managing to repair them... And so the cafe has the perfect light for chatting, laptop use or first date... but not for reading a book, sewing, doing embroidery... :cry:
by Susana
Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: taking a break
Replies: 5
Views: 2164

Re: taking a break

Thanks for having looked after the gallery. I personally have been enjoying it better over time :wink:
by Susana
Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: El Bosque---- Missing folk in argentina!
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: El Bosque---- Missing folk in argentina!

Miss you so much little Matias!!! Send us a bunch of nice Argentinians for the Forest! Please!! I think we need some kind of craaazy energy like yours around here... you know, with this climate and else most of us suffer from a bit of dourness/bleakness/dreariness/starkness... your lamp lightens man...
by Susana
Sat Sep 26, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Action Room - CRAP CLEAROUT AND REORGANISAION - Sun 27th Sep
Replies: 5
Views: 2327

Re: Action Room - CRAP CLEAROUT AND REORGANISAION - Sun 27th Sep

If no-one wants the slide projector i would love to have it. Thanks!
by Susana
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The KMs have worked much too hard..
Replies: 1
Views: 817

The KMs have worked much too hard..

The miracle of the Forest and the Festival has just happened again! (It is, I think, nothing less than a miracle that the Forest keeps on being alive and doing things.. and of the magnitude of the Festival!) (The Forest reminds me of a comment that this Catalan theatre director once made about Spain...
by Susana
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Info about Students debt
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Info about Students debt

I just thought that maybe someone out there would benefit from knowing about 'hardship funds' -for former students, I think- and 'the abolition of £2000 endowment fee'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8192381.stm

Good luck :|
by Susana
Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I need to borrow a large RICE MAKER for the sushi this month
Replies: 0
Views: 283

I need to borrow a large RICE MAKER for the sushi this month

Hi there, anyone could lend me a large rice-maker?? Mine is small (just 1/2 kg of rice) and through the festival the cafe could sell more sushi than I make daily... but for that I need something bigger. The cafe, KMs and volies would probably love you for that 8) :wink: (and maybe even the customers...
by Susana
Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: What an amazing job it's been done!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

What an amazing job it's been done!!

Wow people! You are heros and heroines! Spending 12 hours a day for a whole week changing floors, walls, cafe working space,etc... You deserve something: At least an enormous thank you in the name of all Forest lovers/users! It is now clean looking (that light wood that was there, under all the floo...
by Susana
Sun May 31, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Tiles for free
Replies: 0
Views: 952

Tiles for free

I just want to refer you to my topic on free tiles at the main forum.... :wink:
by Susana
Sun May 31, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Public internet terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 1170

Re: Public internet terminal

People, I check Freecycle and Gumtree very often. If you tell me what you exactly need I can also watch out for those items.. I do see quite a few offers for computers bits. :P
by Susana
Sun May 31, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tiles for free
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Re: Tiles for free

So, I got these tiles. They are actually factory samples sent to architects. The girl herself is an architect and tols me that architect offices need, from time to time, to get rid of these samples. I thought that if we send a letter to the architect offices in Edinburgh we may get a nice response (...
by Susana
Thu May 28, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tiles for free
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Re: Tiles for free

Ah, great!
by Susana
Thu May 28, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tiles for free
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Tiles for free

Someone was offering some tiles on Gumtree. As you have to answer promptly if you don't want to miss them, I asked for them on behalf of the Forest. (I was thinking of the toilets... of course 8) ) In any case I think (hope) they will come useful... for some artistic work... or to make a table-top? ...
by Susana
Mon May 25, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Plants for the garden???
Replies: 2
Views: 1545

Re: Plants for the garden???

Ah! well, as it is they already send one sample of each variety of honeysuckle. If we want 2 of each then it is a different price... which I am not managing to figure out as it is not clear in the advert. I tried calling the phone number they give but no success.. (Each of the samples comes as a 4cm...
by Susana
Sun May 24, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Plants for the garden???
Replies: 2
Views: 1545

Plants for the garden???

The Observer is offering plants that attract wildlife...We only have to pay £3.99 for the postage.

We can choose from:

- honeysuckle collection (3 varieties)
- ladybird tower
- buddleia collection (3 types)
- blackberry lochness
- cottage garden penstemons collection (5 varieties)
by Susana
Sat May 23, 2009 5:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 15931

Can we give the Forest a new push???

We have maybe recovered from the efforts of the fundraising. So, people of the Forest, perhaps we are in a position to consider new moves...?? Thanks to the money gathered the Forest is not right now bankrupt. We can conclude that we can definitely change things when we put our minds down to it and ...

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