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by Keni
Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: roll dispenser
Replies: 3
Views: 4125

Re: roll dispenser

Looks like it to me but I'm no KM, clothed or naked.
by Keni
Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10176

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

I guess this is something for the Events and Sound Working Groups but it might be a good idea to try to arrange the decibel meter in the café in time for this. Does "no amplified" go for words as well, or are they OK, sound-wise? I ask for the Inky mic next week. The key point is re noise...
by Keni
Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We need you for the building team - Sat 24 Nov
Replies: 4
Views: 2049

Re: We need you for the building team - Sat 24 Nov

gordo wrote:
Margarida wrote:I will make sure we stock up on that builders tea (AHAHGETITGETIT?).

...


Builder's tea is proper tea and all property is theft...

That's why the Communards only drank the green stuff. Grin

Sadly I can't make it but let me know when we're planning to crack into the work.
by Keni
Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10176

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

We'll play light amplified acoustic, I think. And no drums or anything. Also, I don't wanna do it in st pauls etc. but thanks for thinking of those options. x Yeh we want it in Forest fo sho. So now we have an extra motivation to push forward on the soundproofing. The return of Golden Hour - for th...
by Keni
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10176

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

Given we are currently dealing with a Change of Use complaint re using LP as an entertainment venue and the resulting noise disturbance, plus the possibility of a serial complainant (see my latest in the Lauriston place thread), I'd say it is worth playing clever for once & avoiding a stooshie....
by Keni
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10176

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

One minor point. Given we have a serial complainer re noise & how GH normally goes, is it worth having it somewhere else, say Central Hall or Old St Paul's? Just an idea.
by Keni
Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval
Replies: 32
Views: 10176

Re: Golden Hour Returns to Forest - need approval

Margarida wrote:The December rota is going up this week (and we're all signing up, right? :D )


Of course. Sure, all us FATties know how vital it is we have enough NMs signed up otherwise we have to close at night or force KMs to work extremely long hours. I wouldn't want to see that happen.
by Keni
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Regarding sushi
Replies: 4
Views: 1878

Re: Regarding sushi

gaia wrote:Most importantly, be well!


Aye, I second that emotion. Hope to see you soon Susana.
by Keni
Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Sound team
Topic: Acoustics action group
Replies: 10
Views: 5286

Re: Acoustics action group

There's a bundle of egg trays in the basement Richard and there's blacks in storage. That should help. I'll keep my eye out for non-cranial rugs.
by Keni
Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Café volunteering is back
Replies: 1
Views: 1184

Re: Café volunteering is back

What are you doing Friday baby?
Would you like to help us maybe?
we'll make sure you don't get rabies!
Volunteers needed in the kitchen baby.

In fact, not just on Friday but every day of the week. Pop in to our new home at 141 Lauriston Place & sign up for a kitchen shift.
by Keni
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost book on Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: Lost book on Saturday

In the kitchen, safe & sound.
by Keni
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new forest needs
Replies: 8
Views: 2574

Re: new forest needs

We have an induatrial vacuum on the way, please ignore the previous post.
by Keni
Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new forest needs
Replies: 8
Views: 2574

Re: new forest needs

HELP!!! Our vacuum cleaner just died & we desperately need one, prefably a powerful one, to make sure we can open tonight. Can you help?

If it helps, imagine I used my best Penelope Pitstop voice when I said that.
by Keni
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Forest Action Team Minutes
Replies: 4
Views: 2914

Re: Forest Action Team Minutes

Minutes for the Forest Action Team meeting, 23 July 2012 Agenda ⋅ Property Search ⋅ August Action ⋅ Grant Request ⋅ FECK ⋅ FAT Membership PRESENT ⋅ Billy ⋅ Cornelia ⋅ Dai ⋅ Duncan ⋅ Gordon ⋅&nbs...
by Keni
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Forest Action Team Minutes
Replies: 4
Views: 2914

Forest Action Team Minutes

Minutes for the Forest Action Team meeting, 09 July 2012 Agenda ⋅ Property Search ⋅ Current situation ⋅ Kitchen Managers ⋅ Fit-out plans ⋅ Storage ⋅ August Action ⋅ FAT Membership PRESENT ⋅ Cornelia ⋅ Ken &sdo...
by Keni
Wed Jul 11, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building & Electrical Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 2622

Re: Building & Electrical Help Needed

Sadly, Scotland's immigration rules have changed over the weekend & it seems you're blacklisted now Catalina.
by Keni
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building & Electrical Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 2622

Building & Electrical Help Needed

Anybody out there able to volunteer to provide building and electrical help when the Forest has its next premises? All relevant skills will be needed so if you can give up some spare time and have the know-how, please let us know your name & area(s) of expertise you can offer.

Thanks
by Keni
Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: seed swap 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3871

Re: seed swap 2012

simone wrote:please can people save their egg boxes, for seed trays so we can do some planting on the day.


On it, asked a few pals to keep their boxes as well.
by Keni
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32174

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

There is my huge soup pan that you can use if needed.

MMM, soup
by Keni
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 162204

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

Looking forward to listening to that, ta Dai.
by Keni
Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32174

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

Boxes for the apples would help, store much better in them than bags. Anybody got some?
by Keni
Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Help needed friday 4th november
Replies: 1
Views: 1417

Re: Help needed friday 4th november

Can I be there and a squirrel? Please?

Happy to work the door as ever, flexible re slots as well.
by Keni
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 32174

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

Same as Gordon, happy to help out with cooking & one the day/night.
by Keni
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Venue for Events
Replies: 7
Views: 3040

Re: Venue for Events

Pilrig St Paul's The Sanctuary Worship/performance space with sound system and twin LCD screens. Cost of hire is £80 per session (4 hours maximum). Session Room Small general purpose hall (50 seat) with access hatch to the kitchen. Cost of hire is £12 per hour, minimum hire 2 hours. Kitchen Modern f...
by Keni
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Venue for Events
Replies: 7
Views: 3040

Re: Venue for Events

Another potential venue is the Halls in Leith, on Saint Anthony Street (http://g.co/maps/wrjdq). Attached is the booking form, more info on their website, http://thehallsvenue.co.uk/.
by Keni
Mon Oct 10, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Venue for Events
Replies: 7
Views: 3040

Re: Venue for Events

Registered charities are entitled to 10% off the cost of room hire at St George's West but not catering or any extras.
by Keni
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Venue for Events
Replies: 7
Views: 3040

Re: Venue for Events

Booking form & price list for St George's West. They offer special cheaper rates for "long-term bookers and charity-led groups." I've asked for those details obviously. Contact details are Becky Duncan, the Centre Manager, tel: 0131-225-7001, email: mail@stgeorgeswest.com. Still waitin...
by Keni
Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Psychegaelic Cèilidh Tomorrow Night!
Replies: 0
Views: 1525

Psychegaelic Cèilidh Tomorrow Night!

We're holding another fundraising event tomorrow night at Studio 24 on Carlton Road. The wonderful Awry are holding another Psychegaelic Cèilidh - doors open at 9 and it finishes at 3. Tickets are £6.50 (£5 for concessions) before 11pm or £7.50 thereafter. Bands include Portnawak & the Woo, Awry...
by Keni
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina
Replies: 19
Views: 5135

Re: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina

Well done to all involved in the planning & the organising. On the end the event raised £992 after a few expenses were taken care of. Brilliant stuff, Catherine, Darla & Emma - you're brilliant & wonderful.
by Keni
Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina
Replies: 19
Views: 5135

Re: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina

Badges 1, 7 & 9 for me. Surely for Freshers we can use the magic tree image? If only to help them stay fresh for the weekend.
by Keni
Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina
Replies: 19
Views: 5135

Re: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina

HOw about using Stephen's Reforestation logo or Martin's Forest one? Or are they too big to look good on a badge?
by Keni
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina
Replies: 19
Views: 5135

Re: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina

Pulling out Forest publications from the lock-up tomorrow for the upcoming events. They can go on the stall as well. Here's the thread re badge companies, http://www.theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=8428&p=46350&hilit=badges#p46350. Might also be worth a quick web search for &qu...
by Keni
Sun Sep 18, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Amplifiers in Storage
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

Re: Amplifiers in Storage

Happy to sort out pulling these for you this week Alasdair. Need to sort out a day with folk as we need to do some re-organisation of the space. Will give you a shout by Tuesday one way or another.

Cheers, Keni
by Keni
Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: West African Musicians & Dancers Sought
Replies: 0
Views: 1240

West African Musicians & Dancers Sought

Can you play traditional Malian instruments like the kora and ngoni or are a dancer (contemporary but preferably one rooted in West African dance)? If so then please contact Toto Tales.

Read more here -> http://tototales.wordpress.com/2011/09/ ... ling-show/
by Keni
Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Gains Coverage at Parliament
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Re: Forest Gains Coverage at Parliament

Alison Johnstone, the Lothians' Green MSP, lodged a motion in support of the Forest (S4M-00826) on Friday: A Future for The Forest—That the Parliament regrets the recent closure of The Forest, Edinburgh’s much-loved, open-access, multi-arts and events space; commends the volunteers who have run The...
by Keni
Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Feel Good Words
Replies: 5
Views: 3564

Re: Feel Good Words

Webpage & laminated strips, I love it.
by Keni
Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Gains Coverage at Parliament
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Forest Gains Coverage at Parliament

The Forest was mentioned during Culture & External Affairs Question Time on Thursday 08 September. The exchange started following a PQ from Gordon MacDonald (SNP, Edinburgh Pentlands): To ask the Scottish Government how it supports the Edinburgh festivals and how it will help them to increase th...
by Keni
Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We don't need a license for live performances anymore!
Replies: 5
Views: 1939

Re: We don't need a license for live performances anymore!

I think that this is a retained matter but note that the Committee "recommended" the change, plus ministerial proposals. I'll follow it up but think there is no change to the law yet. Worth exploring though, see if we can exploit a loophole.
by Keni
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 8204

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

Or doing something in chalk on the pavement? That way they can't complain we're damaging or fly-postering the building.
by Keni
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fundraising Ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 2097

Re: Fundraising Ideas

Sounds like a good idea but sadly I can't help co-ordinate it. Hopefully after a few days rest someone will step forward to take it on.
by Keni
Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 8204

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

Martin, that poster was & is wonderful. Makes a great profile pic.

Swithun, the subtle difference seems to be about size. Then again, isn't everything?
by Keni
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 8204

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

Arial. Or Impact, possibly Comic Sans.

(Keni on his phone before leaving for Margarida's party)
by Keni
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fundraising Ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 2097

Re: Fundraising Ideas

We're running the Free Shop on Bristo Place & accepting cash donations. I'd also like to think we can do sonething more ambitious & fun than a car boot sale.
by Keni
Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Helped Needed for the Move
Replies: 9
Views: 3731

Re: Helped Needed for the Move

Likewise with the vollie cupboard. I had meant to clear it out this week so we had an empty place for folk to store their stuff on Monday & Tuesday. Please, if you have anything in the cupboard, get it out ASAP. Ta
by Keni
Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 5151

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

Jimmy Bastard wrote:Eric outside having a smoke.
Girl approaches.

Girl:: Are you straight?
Eric:Yes.
Girl walks away.

Brilliant!
by Keni
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Helped Needed for the Move
Replies: 9
Views: 3731

Helped Needed for the Move

We need your help on Monday & Tuesday. We are reluctlantly and temporarily leaving Bristo Place so have to remove EVERYTHING. If you have some spare time please come along to help load vans, pack boxes and carry all our equipment. There will of course be music and daftness throughout the day. W...
by Keni
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 5151

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

"I feel so much more comfortable* when Stephen isn't in the country."

*may have been 'relaxed'
by Keni
Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Pallets Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1696

Pallets Needed

Do you have any spare or unwanted wooden pallets? If so, would you like to give them to the Forest?

Please bring any you have to Bristo Place by Monday lunchtime. Thanks.
by Keni
Sat Aug 20, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August
Replies: 7
Views: 2964

Re: Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August

boletes wrote:Why 25?

As Swithun guessed it is an insurance issue on the side of any rental company.

ken wrote:call me

Will do, thanks Ken.

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