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by scoutwinter
Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: PRICES
Replies: 1
Views: 1685

PRICES

looks like it's time for a price review.
let's talk about this in the next kitchen/events meeting!
we are working harder and making the same profit. that doesn't make sense!
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: loads of cutlery needed
Replies: 3
Views: 2138

Re: loads of cutlery needed

i think there's quite a lot of un-kitchenable cutlery around someplace. possibly in the crafty room. there's also some in the drystore.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: help - Hifi needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

Re: help - Hifi needed

i think it's in the office
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: zapatista coffee for the cafe?
Replies: 5
Views: 3671

zapatista coffee for the cafe?

Jamie from zapatista suppliers came in today: it's a fiver for 500g zapatista beans (compared to 8.30ish for 1kg from Equal exchange) all proceeds go to construction of health clinics and schools in zapatista communities. he mentioned a possible discount on bulk orders, and mentioned that prices wou...
by scoutwinter
Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: important note about signing up for shifts!
Replies: 0
Views: 2858

important note about signing up for shifts!

hi! please remember that when you sign up for a shift in the forest, NOT to sign up in any of the dark grey squares unless you know what they mean and are trained for that position! if you're not sure how the rota works, please ask a volunteer/the kitchen manager to help you out. xxx see you in the ...
by scoutwinter
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: forest cleaning party - TODAY - 2nd jan
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

forest cleaning party - TODAY - 2nd jan

if you can spare a little time to come & help clean up today I'll love you forever...

xxx
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 20, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Mural proposal from Lily
Replies: 11
Views: 5668

Re: Mural proposal from Lily

sweet
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: the murals of Janet Braun-Reinitz
Replies: 5
Views: 3445

Re: the murals of Janet Braun-Reinitz

awesome

colourful is best. i think a gentle political theme is good.
eg. people helping each other, not a big bloody war mural.

people helping each other DOES seem political, eh
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 15382

Re: Artist for the toilet.

DIY gynacology

BYOY
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes from Café and Events meeting 4th November 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4886

Re: Minutes from and Events meeting 4th November 2009

can i just say

maybe more people would show up for the meetings if they were actually HELD on the dates they are advertised on the website. for example, me.
by scoutwinter
Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: volunteering at the forest
Replies: 1
Views: 925

volunteering at the forest

hey! without volunteers, the forest is nothing... So, we need you. If you sign up for a shift in the kitchen, or in the shop, or wherever, PLEASE show up for it! Or if you can' make it, please call us to tell us. If you're interested in getting involved beyond the cafe, you're welcome to come to a m...
by scoutwinter
Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: El Bosque---- Missing folk in argentina!
Replies: 7
Views: 2697

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

oi marmot
tell me what you're cooking, send me a recipe for fun

x
by scoutwinter
Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting - 15 October - Minutes
Replies: 3
Views: 4634

Re: Cafe and Events Meeting - 15 October - Minutes

multipurpose spray is under the counter in the kitchen with the other cleaning stuff

we can use bandannas instead of chefs hats. let's not BUY things. don't be crazy!
by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: old hat books - next meeting and event
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

old hat books - next meeting and event

hello our new website oldhatbooks.org is getting set up our next meeting is october 14th, 4pm at OHB our next FUN DAY is october 17th - live reading of The Little prince, free tea and cakes, open reading session. Funny cool hats! if you want to get involved just ask a librarian - our current hours a...
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 17, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: the slushie machine
Replies: 7
Views: 4210

Re: the slushie machine

no idea
by scoutwinter
Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 5698

Re: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe

i think keep the freeshop fortnightly on sundays is ok, weekly if people have the energy for it. i am only running extra ones cos I have spare time and there's a LOT of stuff right now. COME TOMORROW and TAKE THINGS AWAY. if you're running a freeshop, don't be shy of chucking things out/handing them...
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 5698

Re: next FREESHOP TUESDAY 15th 12-4pm, in cafe

dammit. make that TUESDAY in the cafe.
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: old hat books collective meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1291

old hat books collective meeting

hello!
next collective meeting is scheduled for wed 23rd september during library opening hours, starting 4pm. if you're interested in getting involved PLEASE come along. we'd love to have more librarians.

s
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 5698

next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe

come and get it
or help out?

in the cafe
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1722

Re: cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm

i haven't found any minutes for cafe/events since May. if anyone has them, please bring them tonight!
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: who is coordinating the film nights?
Replies: 5
Views: 2710

who is coordinating the film nights?

hallo

forgive me if this is posted somewhere else, just wondering who is coordinating the film nights at the moment?

scoutt
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest Vounteer Guide
Replies: 35
Views: 22627

Re: ● Forest Vounteer Guide

Milk i couldn't follow the link to your wiki page? or rather, i did but there's nowt there?
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest Vounteer Guide
Replies: 35
Views: 22627

Re: ● Forest Vounteer Guide

when i started this, it was designed to be pretty concise, so that a volly can read it while having a cup of tea and not get too overwhelmed. it was also targetting kitchen volunteers, hence mainly focused on kitchen info. also it was supposed to be small to keep costs cheap so that vollys can take ...
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1722

Re: cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm

agenda items so far: * from volunteer meeting - menu to include info about volunteering & how forest works, and use larger font size * use of forest for anti-militarist gathering support venue (scoutt) I know Ilaria has a point to add to the agenda as well... if all goes well we will be finished...
by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1722

cafe & events meeting postponed 2 next thurs sept10th 7.30pm

hello,
not sure where we're meeting yet but so far so good.
Attending so far: Nix, scout, Mati, Stephen, Hannah, Lynne
come join us
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Old Hat Books Opening Times
Replies: 1
Views: 1094

Old Hat Books Opening Times

Summer opening hours are:
Mon, Wed, Sat 4-8pm


due to cafe floor sanding, the next opening day is saturday 4th July, 4-8pm.

REMINDER: books are loaned for 3 weeks, hats on loan for only 1 week.

happy reading!
by scoutwinter
Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 16909

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

oh, and by the way - the gallery looks GREAT!
by scoutwinter
Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 16909

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

ok.
re. painting/sanding I posted this on FWG already but:
it'd be amazing to be able to reppaint the floor of the window seat area, maybe on varnishing day. hmmm... door frames... this is not essential, can be done another time without too much of a fuss, but good to minimise the disruption!
by scoutwinter
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Freeshop!
Replies: 8
Views: 3570

Re: Freeshop!

ok I love the freeshop but I'm not down with it being open next to & at the same time as old hat books, too much confusion about whether books & hats are freeshop etc i would like to be part of freeshop team but can't help out for a while... sorry. how about - on slow days, those days when y...
by scoutwinter
Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: artists facilities meeting, 4th june
Replies: 8
Views: 3800

Re: artists facilities meeting, 4th june

would like to be there, but alas I'll be in surrey
by scoutwinter
Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Old Hat Books Opening wed june 10th 4-6pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1175

Old Hat Books Opening wed june 10th 4-6pm

The new radical library hosted by The Forest will have an opening tea party this wednesday, in the front room. Bring along your favourite book, or something you've written, and sign up to read! Check out the new library website at oldhatbooks.wordpress.com If you've got resources to donate or collec...
by scoutwinter
Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: forest stall rota for Meadows Festival
Replies: 2
Views: 1510

forest stall rota for Meadows Festival

Sat 11-2 (setup): Dai, Stephen, Tove STITCH & BITCH 2-5: Stephen, Deborah SCREEN PRINTING 5-8 (pack down): Susana Sun 11-2 (setup): Anna & Laura 2-5: Deborah SCREEN PRINTING 5-8: Susana, scoutt? Nix will hopefully reply to this & post instructions on what to bring down to the tent etc. ...
by scoutwinter
Wed Jun 03, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: artists facilities meeting, 4th june
Replies: 8
Views: 3800

Re: artists facilities meeting, 4th june

sorry I'd like to come but can't make it, got a date with the dentist...
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Old Hat Books Opening Party
Replies: 0
Views: 1535

Old Hat Books Opening Party

the new radical library based in the front room of The Forest will have its opening party 4-6pm on wednesday 10th June. Bring your favourite books to read from! Tea and cake! Word games! Music! oldhatbooks.wordpress.com oldhatbooks@noflag.org.uk Write up your reviews or recommendations for our websi...
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room
Replies: 13
Views: 7317

July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room

Please send agenda points to Tove
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15205

mural feedback from FOH meeting 1 june

http://www.theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=6467 Minutes from tonight's meeting. Decision regarding the mural - to approach the artist to see if they're interested in the window wall. Some kind of design incorporating the shutters would be great, and if possible the animals that Faith pa...
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Front of House - Minutes 1/06/09
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

Re: Front of House - Minutes 1/06/09

Forgot to mention
that in the front room we would like to have specific furniture. We will try to sort this out on monday 7th june, and identify all the front room furniture by either fabric patch or paint on underside of tables so that we can keep the front room lookin' its spiffiest.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Front of House - Minutes 1/06/09
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

Front of House - Minutes 1/06/09

present - Tove, Joey, scoutt Agenda: * mural * old hat books library opening * sad plants * next meeting Mural See "a new meeting" thread in Front Of House for background information. Debate about where to have the mural - not to crowd the cafe or conflict with A0 project. Suggest - window...
by scoutwinter
Tue May 19, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15205

mural theme

hmm. fascist behaviour (torture etc) screened by a forest? Some people would love that! I love the idea of forest theme. But I guess I would rather it was an inspiring artwork rather than a depressing one. I know that images of tragedy and horror can shake some people into action, but others will ju...
by scoutwinter
Sun May 10, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15205

Re: A new meeting!

is there a theme in mind already?
I like the portrait-style stuff, the murals of people gardening etc. but I'm not really interested in a coffee shop scene...
by scoutwinter
Fri May 08, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15205

Re: A new meeting!

I think it would be amazing to have a big gorgeous mural on the front room wall above the existing book shelves. the AO's on that wall could be moved to the wall shared with the gallery. When is the next front of house meeting? Joey finishes exams on tuesday I think. I'm around & keen to get the...
by scoutwinter
Wed May 06, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 15205

Re: A new meeting!

a mural sounds great
I'm not sure what the name of the artist is, or which murals they were responsible for on the websites you linked to?
sounds interesting though...
by scoutwinter
Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: London Zine Fair 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3840

Re: London Zine Fair 2009

no worries, worth a try
see you there
by scoutwinter
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: London Zine Fair 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3840

Re: London Zine Fair 2009

are you guys going to the zine fair? will there be any chance of a ride back to edinburgh?

scoutt
by scoutwinter
Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Looking for people with unusual bikes for documentary
Replies: 3
Views: 2078

Re: Looking for people with unusual bikes for documentary

i hope you've already contacted "the bike station"... there are all sorts of wacky bikes built by the mechanics there. including a "ski bike", with ski instead of front wheel.
by scoutwinter
Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FUNDRAISER TOTAL!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4116

Re: FUNDRAISER TOTAL!!!

congrats on fundraising
I hope it was great fun too...
see y'all soon!
by scoutwinter
Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Plans for front room
Replies: 15
Views: 7989

Re: Plans for front room

hey nix etc
as stated in Joey's post - the library crew wants to fix the zoetrope. we also noticed the hanging-down-ceiling-fabric.

keep an eye out for nice (read kitsch) old frames and nice fabric for cushiony covers etc
by scoutwinter
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: the crafty room
Replies: 1
Views: 2186

the crafty room

heya a person has booked the crafty room all day monday-thurs this week, but wasn't using the space when I checked at 11.30 this morning. it's a right mess, which is a bit disappointing as I cleaned it up only 2 weeks ago and made it shiny and delicious. I would like to use the space, and it's not r...
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: in search of new zines
Replies: 3
Views: 2584

Re: in search of new zines

joey does zine distro too. "joey pesticide" has posted under zine-o-rama in this noticeboard.
it's called "fungal growth"
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: guard en
Replies: 8
Views: 4959

Re: guard en

me too
I need to garden
what kind of plants you grow? maybe we start seedling trays, things like kale
plant some garlic
what do you think? I can do some of this at home.

x

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