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by amelia
Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Things and stuff to do in Edinburgh wiki
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

Re: Things and stuff to do in Edinburgh wiki

That is fabulous, Thanks :)
by amelia
Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?
Replies: 10
Views: 5081

Re: Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?

That's what I want, thanks Lynne. Seems to work the other way round too, starting off with F, minus 30 then halve ! Brilliant. Yeah the minuses throw me...
by amelia
Fri Jul 03, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: cave will be alive...
Replies: 8
Views: 5299

Re: cave will be alive...

Am confused.

Is it

a)cave is closed in August.

Or is it

b) cave is closed in the later part when it is being used by a theatre thing but is avail the first part.

:?:
by amelia
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Old Hat Books Opening Times
Replies: 1
Views: 1093

Re: Old Hat Books Opening Times

:D Are you serious? Are you really lending hats? 8)

If it is really true, I have a bunch of hats I'd love to donate. I was about to add them to a collection for a fundraiser here, but they'd get more appreciation and use with you me thinks...
by amelia
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:27 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 18275

Re: @foresttweets

Or more aptly... "running as fast as I can across the meadows" " I'm gonna help that old guy cross the street" "Popping into the forest to wash up or maybe I'll mop first while listening to a great band" "Just taking a Forest language class" "Dancing up a...
by amelia
Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 18275

Re: @foresttweets

I've had a complete turn around about this...have I?...yes. :idea: I now think, that twittering the following things could be really good health & well being tips for people. To say: "Just making my detox raw vegie juice" "got a spare hour to read the dictionary" "Going ...
by amelia
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 18275

Re: @foresttweets

Just saw the vid, thanks Milk it was fun though it saddened me. What I do find sad, I got two emails from people wanting to 'follow' me the very next day after I made the briefest possible profile you can make - just a name. There was nothing to follow. Absolutely nothing. I guess that answers my Q ...
by amelia
Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?
Replies: 10
Views: 5081

Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?

Does anyone know a simple equation for the conversion of these please, like there is with pounds to kilos :?: I have no idea and am just bamboozled by it when it is given in Fahranheit - like I can't relate to it at all. Did I even spell Fahranheit reit? :?
by amelia
Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 13099

Re: hugs and hellos

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) Today, after a couple of hours straight sounding, after years of daily sounding, aft...
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Mike, this has crossed the line to cyber abuse. What gives? I am a huge fan of Blue's writing and he inspires me. I enjoy the confident abandon of many of the forest's writers and I don't see your critiques on them! Written language and sentence structure inventions are for our use, not to be contro...
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 18275

Re: @foresttweets

I checked it out briefly. Can you give examples of when you would use this and not anywhere on the BB ? please. What advantages does it have? Is it only that, you can add to it using your phone? Does the forest have it's own receiving bit that is private - or do any additions become visible to anyon...
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: reviews and quotes on the forest cafe
Replies: 1
Views: 679

Re: reviews and quotes on the forest cafe

Thanks! Good links - one you can join that tells 'where is cool' in the world.
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Give me a break. I write to explain the best I can, if you do not understand, than you have the option to ask someone. Yes I have been discriminated a lot due to my intellect, I only know my thinking and my writing and my way of seeing the world and I have learnt to accept & embrace it. When I s...
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: cave will be alive...
Replies: 8
Views: 5299

Re: cave will be alive...

IS IT??? :shock: I checked the other posts about it but found no update. I will be wanting it very much when I am there in August for personal sounding and also to offer emotional release healing or another sound healing practice for private healing sessions if anyone feels drawn to the idea. If you...
by amelia
Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:38 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Hi Chaotic, the concept of irony maintains a need for preconceived ideas and expectations, that prevent an individual from truly being in the present moment. It was itself conceived by those who had no opportunity for the notion of being clear to exist in a moment that could be freshly created. Henc...
by amelia
Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

:idea: A good thing at the festival site toilets here, are simple wire constructions that hang mainly on the back of the doors that are able to hold a number of toilet rolls at one time. A sign reads to only start one roll when you come to the end of another to save`on wastage. They ideally like you...
by amelia
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

He frightened me into responding when he said he would put it up if there were no objections...:)
by amelia
Fri Jun 19, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Oh thank you, only that, I thought maybe it was a circumcision slang amongst you guys and I was very curious! Also only have the word menstruation if you have urination & defication etc, use 'moon bleeding' to bring it more in line with pee & poo. Speaking of which - I get a definite "O...
by amelia
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 21 Economic Models Explained: (I like Scottish part)
Replies: 5
Views: 2161

Re: 21 Economic Models Explained: (I like Scottish part)

That is really good. :D It is clever & brave. Thank you for posting it
by amelia
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

I like the idea of the 'menu' as some fun but what is "skin up"? Leave out the "men are more sanitary" bit. This is not nice or responsible for a multicultural place. I, and many women, are completely sick of it. It is a misunderstanding that has many girls spraying themselves wi...
by amelia
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

A common saying hung in friendly toilets in dry/droughty places usually operating with their own water tanks here is: "If it's yellow let it mellow, if it's brown flush it down." According to what you do in the forest toilet, and then how much water is required for it, can be a further 20p...
by amelia
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

There is a group in my town run by a woman who writes for the local newspaper that are called M.A.D as in 'Make A Difference'. The last breakfast had an invite to take turns speaking about what shits you and what you are doing about it. They are always organising worthwhile events and fundraising. T...
by amelia
Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 13099

Re: hugs and hellos

There are all these guys trimming back trees along the powerlines here and someone arranged for me to get the mulch from it - all really good stuff as made from the fresh leaves and tree trimmings. I get it in exchange for cartons of beer, as they can't take money for it. It would just be dumped oth...
by amelia
Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

I know. We all contain our own blueprint, but expressionism and opportunity is not there for many.
by amelia
Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Just further to Michael's point: The boyfriends I have had have only ever the loveliest exceptions I have come across. Also, as a woman I only relate to a man, as he is in his ability to relate to a woman. I think you would be surprised by the difficulty this presents in some. I agree with Shantam N...
by amelia
Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Everyone is an individual of course, but some more than others. This does not mean that there should be fear that prevents anyone from ever relating about topics that are seldom broached that are the cause of much. Topics that are difficult and challenging to raise and discuss are not impossible to ...
by amelia
Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

8) this is my favourite one.

I think its really fun to even say or link together words like steel and paper.

"Yeah you know, the steel wallpaper they have on the wall in the toilets..." :lol:

Juxtapositioning or something I think it's called.
by amelia
Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Ah good point. Why is it that, or how are you getting that, I am telling people they are wrong? I would have enormous difficulty using these words to say to anyone. Little is ever to do with a right or wrong concept. All I am doing is posting stuff that seems to trigger what is inside others. I do n...
by amelia
Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

If it is necessary for interpretive reasons: Specifically, I am talking of heterosexual (non) relating of man & woman or man & 'female man'. Anyone who knows that they are wanting to be with anyone of the same sexuality, in most cases has done more personal sexuality work than the average M/...
by amelia
Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

yeah good one, I get feelings through me from the steel wallpaper idea too. Energising, and I didn't dare read again for fear of feeling hurt. Glad I did. You people teach me and remind me that there are good out there. Thank you. Gottas say though, you are THE most reactive to any mention of your s...
by amelia
Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

[quote="ChaoticReality"][quote="amelia"] [i]<Yet another long, pointless post a bout differences between women and men, reinforcing as binary gender stereotype>[/i][/quote] Ok, amelia, you win. I actually cannot be bothered to read your whole post and I'm sure you're probably jus...
by amelia
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Forgot: The chalk board idea is still good, but nice to be rid of the black. In a house I once lived in we had the green version of it on the walls in a couple of rooms, it looks good on it's own - a matt 'heritage' foresty green colour. Maybe people may like to go with the idea again?
by amelia
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

But why is the floor always wet Nix? Drying out the floor may be out of the question, but drying out a tile size area before a tile is adhered is not. Tiles could be adhered this way as there is unbelievable glues invented now such as liquid cement/epoxy resin etc. We would be effectively altering t...
by amelia
Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Jeez you guys! I'm not uppity in the slightest! I love the toilets and the forest and the tendency for everyone to react so emotively and was interested why there was such non interest in the toilets...shows you're alive now thank you. :)
by amelia
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 13099

Re: hugs and hellos

Well my little nearly 15 years of age doggy just passed away. I loved her very very much. It was beautiful though, as her life was so supported and appreciated, and she developed amazingly as a soul. It is celebratory and joyful though I am grieving. I had her since she was 6 weeks old. She was deaf...
by amelia
Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Regardless of how we feel or our behaviour, and that is my interpretion of gender, we are in a form though. I fogot to touch upon the urethral length differences that cause the sisters more concern, or those who inhabit a form that has a yoni or vagina pussy/muff/fanny as the urine's exit. I have ne...
by amelia
Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Could I be so bold as to suggest that for a guy, urinating is a pleasant thing? At least more pleasant than the act is for most women. I am going on the number of city dwelling guys who express interest in finding a tree to wee under as soon as they get out to my place. No women have asked to wee ou...
by amelia
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 12141

Re: Energy Stimulants

Acually, I've taken to keeping some Maca in a resealable bag and have it with me, so at the bands I just had a bit of maca powder on it's own and i was surprised at how instantly I felt rejuvenated and able to hit the dancefloor in time for the reggae. I had grown used to the flavour of it so was fi...
by amelia
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 12141

Re: Energy Stimulants

What if on special gig nights there is 'energy cake' sold - it could be the same ingredients as a cake going there anyway but with guarana or another energy stimulant added. For bands here the other night there was mud chocky cake and an energy version each slice at $2 along with chilli chai. I thin...
by amelia
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15199

Re: A new meeting!

Sounds great everyone, but yeah, nothing upsetting in it. I want to look around and be inspired and happy and relaxed. There are enough places to see stuff that provokes or upsets, an eating homey place is not for this I feel. I look forward to seeing it. Nothing too hardcore or action based too - l...
by amelia
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tiles for free
Replies: 5
Views: 2796

Re: Tiles for free

These tile samples sound great Susana. :) What if the mosaic/tiling is a 'work in progress' -depending on amount we get - rather than needing to wait for the right no. of tiles for a finished bit? There could be a tiling workshop happening regularly maybe. What of the glue though - anyone know a glu...
by amelia
Sun May 31, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Yeah those tiles could be good... What if the mural is kept in the main room (toilet speaking), but with the floor tiled going a bit up the wall and then the door to each cubical painted a colour that is a light chosen one coordinating with the mural - praps a yellow/apricot/pinky colour that I reme...
by amelia
Sat May 30, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Also, if the general rule with a healthy digestive system is 'in with the new out with the old', food consumed at the cafe is anyone's 'new'. It is then only responsible that we make the 'old' pleasant to be relieved of. Has anyone surveyed what % of cafe goers use the toilet facilities? Can we say ...
by amelia
Sat May 30, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

Sign me up on the toilet brigade list for my first day I return there. :) It would be very easy to maintain an essence oil burner of some kind in complete fire hazerd safety. I am smelling bergamot and lime in my mind's nose at the moment for the Forest. Think of someone having a lovely massage with...
by amelia
Sat May 30, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29409

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

What about we make a statement. :idea: We face ourselves when we toilet. We face humanity's cultural association with our genders and body parts when we must relieve our body of waste. I feel we should begin with getting some more light in there. Lets also have mirrors on the underside lid of the to...
by amelia
Sat May 09, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dice-a-ssage!
Replies: 2
Views: 2731

Re: Dice-a-ssage!

Alex this is really cool. 8) I love the 'snake eyes' prize...
by amelia
Thu May 07, 2009 4:12 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15199

Re: A new meeting!

[quote="martinmckenna" but a good mural although static can be ever changing too if its clever . the gift that keeps giving . I have no comment on the plans there, I respect your decision but I gotta say, what a great, concise, descriptive, and convincing sentence. I had never much been in...
by amelia
Sun May 03, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A book for the forest cafe library?
Replies: 7
Views: 3693

Re: A book for the forest cafe library?

In your best Scottish accent with a wandering lilt: Did ya ge' 'em canne ye tell me :?: Tha books of Heatherrrrr's. I wanna crrrross awf tha energy I'm losin' awonderrrring abou' 'em. Thank ye. :)
by amelia
Sat May 02, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not
Replies: 13
Views: 6066

Re: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not

Is i' rrrrreally sucha non-wee thing ta put out a coupla chairs in thrrr mornin' out tha' downstairs garrrrrden doorrrr nearrrrr ta tha crrrrafty rrrroom :?: They can happily just hang in tha entrance there canna they, afterrrr it's lawked? Nor? Than why nor? :? Cerrrrtainly a perrrmnant chairrrrrr ...

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