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by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 21 Economic Models Explained: (I like Scottish part)
Replies: 5
Views: 1981

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

Very funny :lol:

Nice to hear from you Roman xx

We miss you!
by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Freeshop!
Replies: 8
Views: 3333

Re: Freeshop!

Righto!

Will discuss at BTS tonight with view to putting on Action WG agenda.
by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: plans for the refurishment of Forest Hall
Replies: 4
Views: 2933

Re: plans for the refurishment of Forest Hall

Okay....I've got that date Dan! Ken and I are working on the hall.....we have a couple of people who may want the piano ....if we give it to them, we can use it as payment in kind for building work.... What do you's think? I'm not fussed about having the piano, and we do REALLY need to fix the numer...
by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday
Replies: 10
Views: 2433

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday

Can we talk about the freeshop?

I have shop merchandise on my BTS list, so maybe the freeshop can be talked about here also?

Please see 'freeshop' post - we need to decide how it is to be run...
by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Freeshop!
Replies: 8
Views: 3333

Re: Freeshop!

What working group does the free shop come under?

We're having the BTS meeting tonight.....is this where we should talk about the freeshop?

Shop merchandise is on my BTS list!

???
by Lynne
Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Freeshop!
Replies: 8
Views: 3333

Re: Freeshop!

So...we need to think about: a) Do we still want the freeshop? and b) Do we have the space to actually have a shop again? If the answer to both of these questions is NO, then I think we need to think about whether we can still run a free shop, 'cause it's not working in it's present state! I agree w...
by Lynne
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Freegans needed!
Replies: 0
Views: 742

Freegans needed!

Hi I work for a show for STV called The Hour as a researcher, and I am working on a piece about freeganism and the belief that as a society we create too much waste. I would love to speak to some freegans, but having trouble finding anyone and I wondered if you knew if any of your workers or custome...
by Lynne
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: SAAS-Help for students is at hand!yay
Replies: 5
Views: 2020

Re: SAAS-Help for students is at hand!yay

Sorry for high jacking your thread!

I really don't give my student loan a second thought....

:D
by Lynne
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: SAAS-Help for students is at hand!yay
Replies: 5
Views: 2020

Re: SAAS-Help for students is at hand!yay

I should be sitting at about £20,000 odd now!

I repeated 1st year, so did 5 years in total at £4,000 per year plus interest from the start - yeh!
by Lynne
Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday
Replies: 10
Views: 2433

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday

Can we put recycling on the agenda?
by Lynne
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday
Replies: 10
Views: 2433

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting on Thursday

Yup, I'll be there.
by Lynne
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 28318

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

I just want to say that I think everyone's ideas and energy for improving the Forest are fab! I'm sorry if I disrupted that energy with my post about the licence stuff... Just to let you all know, there is a large possibility that we are going to have to rebuild the toilets in two or three months ti...
by Lynne
Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BEATABET:TALKIE @ Duke Of Yorks Picturehouse 3RD JULY
Replies: 0
Views: 741

BEATABET:TALKIE @ Duke Of Yorks Picturehouse 3RD JULY

Hello all you lovely collegues and Friends, Come celebrate and enjoy with us. Beatabet Invade the infamous Duke of Yorks Picturehouse to launch their new album! Beatabet: Talkie A concoction of projections, dance, theatrics and mayhem ending with a full on Beatabet Orchestra gig. STARTS MIDNIGHT. 3R...
by Lynne
Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 28318

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

Hey Ghandi I will look into how much the steel sheeting(!) costs. Ken Smillie said there are other materials such as 'shower wall' that we could also use, but that it would still be possible to vandalise these. So maybe the steel sheeting is the best idea? Ken Smillie and myself are meeting with our...
by Lynne
Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 28318

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

Really? Do you mean it?

If you's do, then it shouldn't be hard to source.

I always chat to the guy in the Phoneix bar about this kind of shit (no life Lynne!), so he should be able to point me in the right direction...

If you's want me to look into it?

xx
by Lynne
Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 28318

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

Wooooh guys!!! The toilet issue is causing much consternation I feel! Just to add to what Nix has already said: QUOTE "yes, tiles would be nice. the concrete floor is a problem. it is always wet. Sticking the tiles could be tricky .. and as you can see, the floor paint peels off quickly. but I ...
by Lynne
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Namaste Edinburgh summer festival sat 13th june...... (",
Replies: 0
Views: 1679

Namaste Edinburgh summer festival sat 13th june...... (",

Hello there all you wonderful souls, how goes on this fine & beautiful day. I hope & trust all is well with you.... I've got some great news to share with you this day, well summer is here & it is time for our 2nd ever 'Namaste Edinburgh' community festival, the date is set for sat 13th ...
by Lynne
Thu May 28, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FREAK meeting tonight
Replies: 0
Views: 841

FREAK meeting tonight

The mini F.R.E.A.K - 2 MORE SLEEPS! WE WANT UR ART, FILMS, MUSIC, & PERFORMANCE! "F.R.E.A.K Crew" <freak_taa_edinburgh@yahoo.com> NOT LONG NOW! The mini F.R.E.A.K WANTS UR ART, FILMS, MUSIC & PERFORMANCE! < GET INVOLVED! > BRING YOUR ART TO HANG, FILM 2 SHOW. WE HAVE JUST BEEN GIVE...
by Lynne
Fri May 22, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Contemporary Art Diploma Show
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: Contemporary Art Diploma Show

Yep, they made a typo!

The correct date is 29th MAY!

:)
by Lynne
Thu May 21, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Contemporary Art Diploma Show
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Contemporary Art Diploma Show

HN Contemporary Art Private View contemporaryartetc@googlemail.com XX Collective Invitationjpg.jpg (430KB) ContemporaryArtETC.com in Association with Edinburgh's Telford College & Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Cordially invite you to the Private View of the HN Contemporary Art Diploma Show: XX - ...
by Lynne
Wed May 20, 2009 6:55 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: F.R.E.A.K meeting - Thursday 21st & Thursday 28th May 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 730

F.R.E.A.K meeting - Thursday 21st & Thursday 28th May 2009

F.R.E.A.K meeting - Thu 21st & Thu 28th 7pm Wash Bar From: "F.R.E.A.K Crew" <freak_taa_edinburgh@yahoo.com> So were almost there, not long to go, few loose ends to tie up so why not come along to the f.r.e.a.k meeting this Thursday (21st) and next Thu (28th) to help us make sure we hav...
by Lynne
Wed May 20, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: CHANNEL 4 DOCUMENTARY - ACTIVISTS WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 681

CHANNEL 4 DOCUMENTARY - ACTIVISTS WANTED

Dear Activist Keo films, makers of campaigning films such as ‘Tesco, Chickens and Hugh Too’ and ‘Hugh’s Chicken Run’, would like to invite 4-6 young Amish on a cultural exchange with young British people of different walks of life. One of the groups of young British people we'd like to introduce the...
by Lynne
Wed May 20, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Painting and Music Workshop on Saturday 30th May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

Re: Painting and Music Workshop on Saturday 30th May 2009

Sorry, did I not put it in Events Milk?
by Lynne
Thu May 14, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Painting and Music Workshop on Saturday 30th May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

Painting and Music Workshop on Saturday 30th May 2009

Hi all, We have 2 great events lined up this month: the Painting Music Workshop on Saturday 30th May and an introduction and discussion with the 'Painting Music' collective the night before. The workshop will be free and we will provide some art materials, but please bring your preferred paints/pape...
by Lynne
Wed May 13, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Volunteers needed for Action Day!
Replies: 1
Views: 1893

Re: Volunteers needed for Action Day!

Thank you to everyone who helped out!

We appreciate it, the place looks great.

xx
by Lynne
Sat May 09, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Volunteers needed for Action Day!
Replies: 1
Views: 1893

Volunteers needed for Action Day!

Hey everyone We're having an action day on Tuesday 12th May. We need vollies to help us: 1. Clean the workshop and move scaffolding/stuff from the balcony stairwell - from 12.00 noon - 3.00pm & 2. Clean and tidy the action room - from 3.00pm - 6.00pm. This is for a Fire Department Inspection on ...
by Lynne
Thu May 07, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not
Replies: 13
Views: 5615

Re: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not

Oh, sorry Susana, I didn't realise you meant our wee bit of garden!!!

If Blue thinks it's fine to put them in there, then go for it!

But it is a rather small area, and we do have lots of stuff to move into there (plastic pots etc., that are in the communal garden area)....
by Lynne
Wed May 06, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not
Replies: 13
Views: 5615

Re: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not

Sorry, Emma has already put a post up about the complaint called 'Garden - our neighbours are miffed :(' in the 'building' section of the bb.
by Lynne
Wed May 06, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FREE SHOP! A WONDERUL BIG FANCY FREESHOP 3rd of april!
Replies: 5
Views: 2290

Re: FREE SHOP! A WONDERUL BIG FANCY FREESHOP 3rd of april!

Now I'm being stupid...has this already taken place, 'cause this Sunday is 10th May...

???
by Lynne
Wed May 06, 2009 1:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FREE SHOP! A WONDERUL BIG FANCY FREESHOP 3rd of april!
Replies: 5
Views: 2290

Re: FREE SHOP! A WONDERUL BIG FANCY FREESHOP 3rd of april!

Hey Tove

It's me you need to speak to about booking the hall. It's fine for the free shop to have it this Sunday during the day.

Please let me know what times you need.

Thank you!
by Lynne
Wed May 06, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not
Replies: 13
Views: 5615

Re: wicker chairs for the garden? maybe not

Emma had to deal with a (reasonable) complaint from one of our neighbours on Saturday just gone. Basically, people were out in the garden on Friday night (I don't know who), and someone had fallen through one of the benches causing it to break. This must have caused a bit of hillarity, and resulted ...
by Lynne
Fri May 01, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Does anyone have the time or expertise to promote this play?
Replies: 1
Views: 1429

Does anyone have the time or expertise to promote this play?

Hey everyone I received this e-mail from David Levyarts: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ We are interested in bringing Howard Zinn's MARX IN SOHO to the Forest. I ...
by Lynne
Fri May 01, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Tibetan Film Festival at the Filmhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 844

Tibetan Film Festival at the Filmhouse

Filmhouse present Tibet Film Festival 2009 Fri 8 May - Thu 14 May Images and Reflections on Tibet The Tibet Film Festival 2009 comes to Filmhouse with a series of screenings to mark the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising against China’s rule, and 50 years in exile for the Tibetan exil...
by Lynne
Fri May 01, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Performers needed for tomorrow night!
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Re: Performers needed for tomorrow night!

I'm not sure if he means the Cameo in Edinburgh, or London?!
by Lynne
Fri May 01, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Performers needed for tomorrow night!
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Performers needed for tomorrow night!

Dear Sir / Madam, I'm currently hunting for a group of performers (4 or 5) and a performance director to take part in an exciting venture on Saturday night. We're running "Secret Screenings" at the Cameo, which is a fusion of film and performance. Audiences turn up not knowing what they're...
by Lynne
Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FUNDRAISER TOTAL!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3819

FUNDRAISER TOTAL!!!

Well done everyone!

We made £2,222.00 :D
by Lynne
Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: how the cave gets its groove back.
Replies: 10
Views: 5255

Re: how the cave gets its groove back.

I've got my man Colin, the electrician, onto the sockets in the Cave.

So, no need to involve Kim!
by Lynne
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: how the cave gets its groove back.
Replies: 10
Views: 5255

Re: how the cave gets its groove back.

Good work Pockets! I've got a couple of things to say from a health & safety (*groan*) point of view: - Eeeeck!!! I didn't realise the sockets down there were so bad! Is Kim qualified to fix them? I thought he was a joiner? We really should get a proper electrician to look at them. I will try an...
by Lynne
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Spanish and Latin American Film Festival at the Filmhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 621

Spanish and Latin American Film Festival at the Filmhouse

¡Viva! On Tour 2009 - Spanish and Latin American Film Festival From: "Jakub Ondrousek" <jakub.ondrousek@filmhousecinema.com> Dear All Hope you don't mind me dropping you a quick note about our 15th Spanish and Latin American Film Festival ¡Viva! On Tour 2009 which starts in Filmhouse on Sa...
by Lynne
Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dark room temporarily out of use
Replies: 5
Views: 2738

Re: Dark room temporarily out of use

The darkroom is open again!!!

Enjoy :D
by Lynne
Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOUND - PASSPORT
Replies: 2
Views: 803

Re: FOUND - PASSPORT

Excellent!!!

Good thinking Milk :D
by Lynne
Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOUND - PASSPORT
Replies: 2
Views: 803

FOUND - PASSPORT

A United States of America passport was found in the Cafe yesterday, Wednesday 1st April 2009. It's in the name of Sean Culleton, he's 22, from Pennsylvania. I have phoned the American Consulate and left a message containing Sean's details and the Forest's contact details. If anyone knows Sean, can ...
by Lynne
Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April
Replies: 3
Views: 1775

Re: Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April

Thanks Milky!

I've spoken to Matias about this as he is on shift this Saturday...
by Lynne
Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dark room temporarily out of use
Replies: 5
Views: 2738

Re: Dark room temporarily out of use

The darkroom will hopefully re-open at some point next week...

We will keep you updated!
by Lynne
Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FOREST VOLUNTEERS MEETING, 21st MARCH, 4.30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

Re: FOREST VOLUNTEERS MEETING, 21st MARCH, 4.30 pm

Agenda point:

Once we get the liquor licence, we will set up training so that everyone knows what to do when they're selling alcohol.

Lynne, Emma & Alex will do this nearer the time - and we promise it will be fun!
by Lynne
Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March
Replies: 10
Views: 3446

Re: The Forest Fundraiser Meeting Saturday 14 March

Mike, I'd be happy to run the bar with you.
by Lynne
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April
Replies: 3
Views: 1775

Re: Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April

I will remind the KM's the day before the event.

I just posted this up to remind myself really!
by Lynne
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April
Replies: 3
Views: 1775

Family Day - Sat 4th April & Sat 18th April

Hey everyone I've taken a booking in the hall for a Family day on two Saturdays in April: Sat 4th & Sat 18th April, from 2.00pm - 6.00pm. The thing is, there's going to be lots of babies and toddler's using the hall, SO.....I've said that the mum's can use the vollie toilet for their kids. (I th...
by Lynne
Wed Mar 04, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: the crafty room
Replies: 1
Views: 2102

Re: the crafty room

I spoke to him this morning Scout, and he was in the Crafty room for a bit...

I didn't get his moby number, but I know that Nix has it.
by Lynne
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: guard en
Replies: 8
Views: 4642

Re: guard en

About the fridges....

Nix told me today that the Council have been phoned and a special uplift has been ordered.

Not sure when tho, but presume it's imminent!

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