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by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: coffee making training day
Replies: 0
Views: 884

coffee making training day

hello. here at the forest we've been accused of making bad coffee. making a good coffee isn't hard. some of us care enough to want to help you make coffee better. in fact, stephen has organised a coffee training session, 2pm monday march 2nd , here in the cafe. do you want to be trained to make coff...
by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: cleaning days are mondays.
Replies: 0
Views: 738

cleaning days are mondays.

hello, mondays are cleaning days. the cafe is not open until 3pm. you can come and help clean (like we're doing today - so satisfying...) and have free teas and coffees for your efforts. if you are actually coming in because you need something to eat, you should sign up for a shift, or volunteer for...
by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: don't DIY alone... thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 712

don't DIY alone... thanks

hey everyone

thanks to everyone who made the Don't DIY Alone fest so much fun... the DIY collective, the the KM's & NM's, all the kitchen helpers, the people who ran workshops or held stalls, and the sound team - who rocked the DIY disco til beyond the wee hours.

xx scoutt
by scoutwinter
Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

ok volly guide is updated with Simone and Ida's suggestions.
I will print some off (10 maybe) and put some in the kitchen. I will save a version of th guide on the Willow computer in the Kitchen folder on the desktop. and here it is too.
by scoutwinter
Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

aftr this weekend I am happy to help with training stuff. I have written one before for my old job, plus ones for vollies I used to manage too.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 91513

Re: other cool foresty organisations

http://www.fabricadesombreros.org/
The factory of Hats - squatted social centre in Sevilla, Spain
flamenco, yoga, library, circus, cinema ... museum of hat-making...

Huerta del rey Morros
The Garden of the Moors? a squatted permaculture garden and social space in Sevilla
by scoutwinter
Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

ok...
I'm not sure if I'll get a chance to work on this before I leave (sunday) but if anyone wants to take it on, go for ya life. I might not be back until february. sorry 'bout that, address all complaints to UK Border Agency.

s
by scoutwinter
Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Edinburgh Zine-o-rama! Hear ye! Feb 2009!
Replies: 2
Views: 1930

Re: Edinburgh Zine-o-rama! Hear ye! Feb 2009!

here's the new website for Don't DiY Alone & the Zine-o-rama:
[url]diyedinburgh.blogspot.com[/url]

s
by scoutwinter
Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!
Replies: 16
Views: 6415

Re: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!

hey here's the new website for Don't DiY Alone:
[url]diyedinburgh.blogspot.com[/url]

s
by scoutwinter
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

new DRAFT

ok so with some input from some folks here's the latest draft. If you care about it, take a look. there is a hardcopy of the draft in the action room as well as in the drawer of doom in the kitchen, or this electronic version. write on it, draw pictures whatever. there is talk of having an insert wh...
by scoutwinter
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

There are 2 draft hardcopies now.
One in the kitchen, one in the action room.
Also this electronic version.
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by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

ok so:
there's a bit missing here about what's ok in terms of behaviour and what's not ok and volunteer rights etc. insert "safer spaces policy" here. oh wait, we haven't got one yet.

:)

s
by scoutwinter
Wed Nov 19, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

thanks for the input! so, james or others: can you give more of the information you suggested? eg. how do you actually get in touch with the film people? where are the library stickers? do you really think I should put info about consensus decision making? this guide is supposed to just be an introd...
by scoutwinter
Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Buy Nothing Day
Replies: 39
Views: 11172

Re: Buy Nothing Day

will FNB be anywhere near the antimilitarist gathering?
by scoutwinter
Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

here's the guide so far. We need info on lost property process, the shiny new colour coded cleaning stuff, and health & safety, any other info that Forest needs to put in for legal reasons at this point there is a lot of introductory info about the Forest. If people think it's unnecessary, we'll...
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

thanks Milk
by scoutwinter
Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: blackboard is the new black
Replies: 1
Views: 2175

blackboard is the new black

hey so... got some blackboard paint. wondering what dimensions of board I should make. suggestions that we talked about at the meeting were to have a hinged kind of thing that you can take down and whatnot and then suggestion that it goes above the coffee machine in front of all the weird and somewh...
by scoutwinter
Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 37342

if it weren't for the freeshop I would be a very cold money-less visitor to edinburgh. hopefully Ryan is not referring to people like me when he mentions "human flies"... I love the freeshop. a free shop is a radical statement. a swap shop is not free. i would love the freeshop to be avail...
by scoutwinter
Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

OK then,

so: if you are the contact person for a particular project within the Forest please think of the things you want volunteers to know and be able to tell other people about.

and tell me & Emi really soon

thanks
by scoutwinter
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: cava to celebrate
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: cava to celebrate

not to dim your enthusiasm, but Rosa Parks wasn't the first, as it states in the wikipedia article you linked to, also it's often overlooked that Rosa Parks wasn't just any woman on the bus who just "got fed up", she was well involved with the civil rights movement before the bus boycott. ...
by scoutwinter
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 17609

let's make a volunteer info guide!

So, at the artists & facilities meeting just now, and last night at the cafe/events meeting we talked about better orientation/introduction for new volunteers. Whoa! there's so much information and so much to find out about the forest, like: "what the hell is the cave and who can I give the...

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