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by gaia
Sun May 26, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: WEE PLATES OF OLIVES N' STUFF
Replies: 7
Views: 2481

Re: WEE PLATES OF OLIVES N' STUFF

Good idea!
Are you open to suggestions for dips other than hummus?
by gaia
Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10153

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

Yep, just because the guy hasn't complained in a while it doesn't mean that he's happy with the level of noise, maybe he's just waiting for somebody to do something about his other complaints.
Acoustic GH?
by gaia
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Regarding sushi
Replies: 4
Views: 1872

Re: Regarding sushi

We will miss your magic sushi, thank you for providing it all this time :)
Most importantly, be well!
by gaia
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: FAT meeting 2 September 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2736

Re: FAT meeting 2 September 2012

Building is already known as Castle Greyskull.


Highlight of the meeting.
by gaia
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: WE NEED A NEW KITCHEN MANAGER
Replies: 2
Views: 1594

Re: WE NEED A NEW KITCHEN MANAGER

Posted on the FB group.
by gaia
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Café volunteering is back
Replies: 1
Views: 1180

Café volunteering is back

Do you miss stirring soup and rolling burritos? Kitchen volunteering will be back on Friday the 10th! Same shifts, different menu. The rota will be waiting for you at 141 Lauriston Place.
by gaia
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Moo Point
Replies: 2
Views: 1932

Re: Moo Point

Yay! Keep it safe for when we open again - soon ;)
by gaia
Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Great job everyone! And thank you for not listening to my pessimistic predictions about the number of patrons :wink:
by gaia
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

That sucks. There are a few alternative email addresses on the website but I guess it's getting a bit late for that. Maybe we should try going again on opening days (it says on the website that the office is manned on Wednesdays and Fridays. That is, tomorrow) and see if somebody's covering for Jean...
by gaia
Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Catalina wrote: but that might not work so well for working people.
Hey :lol:
Yeah, I know what you meant, just kidding ;)

I was thinking of Sunday morning actually, I guess I should have specified, huh? But Monday at 5 is fine! If I have time I'll bring cake :)
by gaia
Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

How about a meeting to put all of these down and decide who is ordering what? We do need to think about everything very carefully because if we make it too expensive we are going to lose money since we have no idea how many people will actually show up. We also have quite a few spices left so let's...
by gaia
Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

We haven't really decided on a number, that should probably be a last minute decision before we order the veg. We could probably order from Mr Rashid or Nadia's but we should call them in advance to ask if they can deliver on the 9th. I think Simone said she would make the Green City order. It shoul...
by gaia
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

I kinda assumed it was dinner, yes. 7's fine by me.
by gaia
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

I would love to make them but. Uh. I never made them before. :oops: Me neither! But come on, it's basically boiled potatoes :lol: And it's just for the test dinner ;) (PS: I keep finding errors now, the stovies recipe should read "add the vegetables AND the stock, pepper and salt and leave to ...
by gaia
Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Lien wrote:Thats it !

Okay the poster is ready, the tickets to.
Facebook and the website are up dated....

We have 4 bands playing.

So tell you granny and everbody you know !

Lien

Cool! Who's playing? :)
As for the stovies, I dunno. Maggie? Catalina? I know you can do it!
by gaia
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Oops, pardon me Simone! I'd say about half a litre, maybe a bit more. When I'm not sure, I usually just make more stock then I think I need and add it bit by bit, you can always reuse it for a soup the following day :)

Lien, sorry, not sure what you mean there. Stovies maybe?
by gaia
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Ok, this whole thing should serve six, we'll see if we're still starving at the end of it. Creamy Carrot and Rosemary Soup (starter) vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 5 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped rosemary 750ish ml (oxo) warm vegetable ...
by gaia
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

I'm writing up some tentative recipes and I'm realizing with horror that we'll basically be using the same 4 ingredients in everything - one might argue that this is the way of the Scots (mashed... stuff with some more mashed... stuff and brownish sauce? Potatoes for breakfast?) but it worries me a ...
by gaia
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

Great! Are they going to be put into storage (I mean, OUR storage)? How many are there (roughly :))?
by gaia
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Frosty Forest Feast Zine
Replies: 5
Views: 2382

Re: The Frosty Forest Feast Zine

Oh yes! With winter-related articles and how-to's in it?
I never participated in making a zine (because I'm boring like that) so I don't even know where to start from, but it sounds like a good idea.
Especially if you get that paleoprinter to work :D
by gaia
Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

I'll be at the meeting, see you soon :)
by gaia
Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32099

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

I'm unsurprisingly up for cooking (:
by gaia
Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 5149

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

I guess that's one thing we overlooked when we remade the menus. Oops. :lol:
by gaia
Thu Aug 11, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I hereby apologise...
Replies: 13
Views: 3272

Re: I hereby apologise...

In defence of kitchen vollies: sometimes you just can't wait 10 minutes until a performance is finished to deliver the food - food preparation is already a lot slower in August due to the high number of orders, and people understandably don't like waiting half an hour to get their burrito, which wil...
by gaia
Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the vollie crib
Replies: 9
Views: 2538

Re: the vollie crib

b) our flat is going to give away the blue sofa for this volunteer-rest cause. WHAT? Hamish? After we carried it all the way there and sheltered it from the rain? Probably in a drunken state? You're breaking my heart. I'm looking forward to using the vollie crib to hide from my EM shifts and eat na...
by gaia
Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 17283

Re: Preparations for Departure

Guys, just wanted to say how amazing everyone's job has been. I'm sorry I left in the middle of the afternoon but I really had to. Seeing all the decluttered rooms was definitely impressive. This will make moving into our new home so much easier.
x
by gaia
Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 17283

Re: Preparations for Departure

Is there some kind of plan/to do list for Monday?
I'll try to be there at 10.
by gaia
Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: printer problems
Replies: 26
Views: 9656

Re: printer problems

aaaargh can't print anything in the action room. seems like the printer is not connected to the pink mac (and there are a couple of cables - yellow and grey one - loose). but i have no idea how to fix this. help, anyone? As far as I know, the two ae not supposed to be directly connected, printing g...
by gaia
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 17283

Re: Preparations for Departure

arizoniandreamer wrote:classic...the forgotten attachment

Aww, lovely :D Can I keep the magician hat and the happy green monkey thing?
And yes, print it!
by gaia
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: 'VOLUNTEER' deco above the kitchen-speak before this Sunday!
Replies: 6
Views: 2757

Re: 'VOLUNTEER' deco above the kitchen-speak before this Sun

Not too sure about having leftovers hanging from the wall. If you mean the final result too look a bit like this, well... to be honest, if I were a costumer I wouldn't want to have to look at that while I eat. Unless you think that it will compel them to clean up after themselves, hehe.
by gaia
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: CANDLES ASAP
Replies: 4
Views: 6222

Re: CANDLES ASAP

Looks like they're 1.89x100. But if I recall correctly, you can only buy 5 packs per time, so it's not incredibly convenient to go to there JUST for the candles. Of course, we could always buy space-age lighting strips D: I'd rather not go myself because I always end up buying swedish cookies by th...
by gaia
Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 8426

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

ChaoticReality wrote:Any non-system files will be wiped by automatic cronjob once a week, no discretion, just done.

Yes!

brittonie wrote:I can get some cdrs and burn some of the stuff before wiping it

This might get a bit overwhelming, but if you're feeling especially nice go for it :)
by gaia
Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 8426

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

Can we implement a weekly wipe? like get your shit off the computer or it's getting deleted sort of thing?? If only we could do that in the rest of the building. Yes please. Even though a weekly wipe is not likely to happen. Maybe a monthly wipe? We could post a warning on the bb and print some sig...
by gaia
Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: On stage gear issue.
Replies: 10
Views: 4118

Re: On stage gear issue.

The hinged door is good idea but having a padlock on it would be extra hassle for café volunteers - we do have to access the sound area several times per day to open/close the window, access the fan and so on.
by gaia
Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 6770

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

hey, bridget here =x well the cafe is gonna be closed till 3 on saturday and sunday 'cause of the meadow's festival, so don't bother trying to come in before then. ^_^; also you may want to bring a few extra tubs for the chilli and whatever other toppings you wanna make as we don't have a lot of the...
by gaia
Fri May 27, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: ordering new cleaning equipment...
Replies: 2
Views: 1978

Re: ordering new cleaning equipment...

Don't we usually order from SDS? Is Nisbets cheaper? You can use my card anyway :)
by gaia
Thu May 26, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: R-R-R-R-Radio Awesome
Replies: 11
Views: 3491

Re: R-R-R-R-Radio Awesome

There's a dead panda on the café floor...!
by gaia
Tue May 17, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 6770

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

I heard very good things about this one but I haven't try it yet as I don't really care about vegan substitutes for animal-derived food and I don't miss them - but I think that vegan cheese would add a fun factor to the nachos. I tried Cheezly and Sheese once and didn't think they were that bad, the...
by gaia
Tue May 17, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost Projector
Replies: 4
Views: 1427

Re: Lost Projector

Mm, I don't remember seeing it when we last cleaned the balconies (a couple of months ago).
by gaia
Mon May 16, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 6770

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Can we have vegan cheese? (And please spare me the horrified comments)
by gaia
Mon May 16, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 6770

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Swith, I came up with an all new all purpose nacho dish, a conceptual molecular number I call The Chemical Kosh. The idea rings sound but the execution might be beyond my science The ingredients: Na (Sodium) C ((Carbon) H (Hydrogen) O (Oxygen) S (Sulphur) This must happen. We need to take Hard Rock...
by gaia
Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: issue to follow up from Saturday 23 April gig in cafe
Replies: 14
Views: 4983

Re: issue to follow up from Saturday 23 April gig in cafe

HGiles wrote:Isn't the Buckfast issue that it's a fortified wine, so it's too high alcohol strength, and thus causesa licensing issue? Or did I misunderstand?

Correct, that's what we tell all Night Managers at the training (Anne-Sophie was trained in remote and less organized times!)
by gaia
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:52 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 15133

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

Margarida wrote:Oh yes :D Can we please have some of these in café?

+1!
by gaia
Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: New Volunteer Application Forms
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: New Volunteer Application Forms

The Emergency Fire Action Plan thing is compulsory too, it should have a star beside it :)

Can I train the rabid squirrels? :D
by gaia
Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: To do: scanner!
Replies: 2
Views: 2080

To do: scanner!

The printer is still set to send scanned files to the old action room computers (oak and baoboathingymjigs) that are now just kinda lying there with no monitors or power chords etc. I assume you need admin access to the printer preferences to link it to other computers like the mac or the office pcs...
by gaia
Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: health and safety feedback - for the building
Replies: 33
Views: 11144

Re: health and safety feedback - for the building

So, is the cafe gonna be closed on the 28th?
by gaia
Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: health and safety feedback - for the building
Replies: 33
Views: 11144

Re: health and safety feedback - for the building

I know! :(
I was actually thinking of a non-lethal way to get rid of them.

(call me a tree hugger)
by gaia
Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: health and safety feedback - for the building
Replies: 33
Views: 11144

Re: health and safety feedback - for the building

scoutwinter wrote:
who's night manager that night?

As far as I know no-one's signed up yet (unless Mira did tonight?).

Another job:

    Get rid of the little guy living in the freezer room (saw it four times in the last three days).
by gaia
Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party - 29th March - 8pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Re: Volunteer Party - 29th March - 8pm

Margarida wrote:We'll be having our volunteer party on the 29th of March by 8pm.

I just want to emphasize this: volunteers only, guys ;)

Margarida wrote:Oh, and dont'shoe (lame pun unfortunately intended :oops: ) forget to bring some tasty delicacies for us to share in one big delicious dinner :D

And make them vegan!
by gaia
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: hole spacing and tables
Replies: 11
Views: 4286

Re: hole spacing and tables

At what time is the table action day? :D

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