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by Keni
Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August
Replies: 7
Views: 4328

Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August

Do you have a valid EU driving licence? Are you twenty-five or older? Are you free on Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th of August? Then the Forest needs you! While none of us wants to & hope that PwC reconsiders their stance, we have to prepare for leaving Bristo Place. On those two days we will be...
by Keni
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 7976

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

"Can you ever really learn anything yourself Tom?"
"I'm not sure Sebastian, I'm really not sure."

My personal favourite: "Darling, you look very fresh faced. Have you shaved?"
by Keni
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I hereby apologise...
Replies: 13
Views: 5108

Re: I hereby apologise...

Margarida wrote:
brittonie wrote:
But we should totally get stuff on in the basement- we've got this great space, lets use it!!!


totally up for it but not the vollie crib.
that place is a madness-free-tranquility-quietness-bubble. we really really need it :|


So say we all!
by Keni
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)
Replies: 18
Views: 6132

Re: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)

Margarida wrote:We don't have flyers yet soooooo we'll probably will have to change this to next week...


On the plus side there'll be more people about.
by Keni
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 7976

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

"What's that wonderful dish you just served?"
"Soup"
by Keni
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the vollie crib
Replies: 9
Views: 3965

Re: the vollie crib

Do we want this for the crib? Looks a touch mucky but could come in useful

http://groups.freecycle.org/FreecycleEd ... s/13187685
by Keni
Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Chairs & Tables Needed for August.
Replies: 0
Views: 2226

Chairs & Tables Needed for August.

Do you have spare or unwanted chairs or small tables? If so, would you lend* or give them to the Forest for use during August? We need extra furniture for the Hall and the other rooms featuring events during the Fringe. Any and all help much appreciated. Cheers, Keni *We cannot promise that anythin...
by Keni
Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)
Replies: 18
Views: 6132

Re: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)

HGiles wrote:Fucking brilliant idea.

I'm working, but will try and come on my lunch!


As long as you don't come on my lunch I don't mind.
by Keni
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)
Replies: 18
Views: 6132

Re: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)

You have to ask? Dressed in civilian wear to make it more interesting?
by Keni
Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Shannon wrote:Wow!!

Out of curiosity, did anyone claim the sewing machine in 2011-07-18 22.45.34.jpg? I think that might have been my contribution to the pile o' junk.

Nope. Want me to keep it safe for you?
by Keni
Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the vollie crib
Replies: 9
Views: 3965

Re: the vollie crib

Stephen wrote:Also some rugs and general snugifying things would be nice as well. See yo thursday.


There's a rug in the artist's balcony, will carry it down on Thursday.
by Keni
Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 6289

Re: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

Brilliant, put me in mind of King Kurt's Demon Barber.
by Keni
Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Premises Sought
Replies: 9
Views: 5027

Re: New Premises Sought

Morning all I thought a quick update here would help make sure everybody know where we are currently at in the search for a new Forest home. We've viewed several properties over the last two months and held discussions with two potential landlords. One of these led to us submitting a detailed propo...
by Keni
Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 18935

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

Margarida wrote:
Catalina wrote:Yeah but since it's the last night, we can turn into sth else. We'll be moving out the next day anyway...


yeah.

Fair enough.
by Keni
Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

What is this toning down you talk of? August will see the usual array of fun, nonsense and shows across the three floors in Bristo Place. The Forest Fringe has a full programme and we'll have some old friends popping in throughout the month. For more info, see our press release on the subject: http...
by Keni
Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 18935

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

Screen printing room is going to be the vollie room Brittonie so possibly not an option.
by Keni
Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

stuart wrote:If The Forest needs any help with something, I'd like to help.

Thanks for the offer Stuart. We're fine at the moment but will keep you in mind when we next need help.
by Keni
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

A few more
by Keni
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

For those who haven't see the rooms yet, here's a wee glimpse. . .
by Keni
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Once again, I really appreciate all the help yesterday and today. Starting to clear out of Bristo Place isn't easy for any of us and I know it affected some more than others. I will find some suitable way to reward you all, which won't include a surprise water pistol attack. In no particular order,...
by Keni
Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Thank you to everybody who helped out today - you were wonderful & the help was very much appreciated. A big soppy kiss to you all but a special heartfelt thanks to Gandalf & Martin for moving the copier. Lads, I believe Atlas is looking for a holiday - fancy a shot?
by Keni
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Thanks Nix. We'll keep the folding bar in Hall in that case.

Mirja, I'll put the boards with the screen printing room equipment.
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Yes & yes Mirja. Where are they in the Hall?
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

One last quick reminder. If you've haven't lifted anything of yours from Bristo Place by 1000 tomorrow morning, the Forest will find a suitable home for it. The only exceptions are the Dorkbot stuff on the organ, which is leaving tomorrow, Morag Edwards' canvases & the OHB boxes, which are goin...
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Two question: - Can we keep some paint as well (we could sort out the paints that we need)? - Free shop stuff? Stays or goes? I suggest stay because of the fleamarket+custom party. Kata, keeping some pots of paint is fine but try to keep it to the minimum & only if you have a definite use for t...
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

Fine Martin, we'll leave it there for you. Remember to bring some boxes with you please.
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

I have it Catalina. There were two signs up saying I'd be clearing the cupboard yesterday, written in big red letters. I'll make the more obvious for everyone nest time so folk like Danny don't get caught out. After all, he wasn't to know.
by Keni
Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

I foegot to say last night, instead if using a colour system why noy just initial the boxes? Anything from the Action Room goes in AR1 onwards, the Office O1, et cetera.

I'd like to get into Bristo Place for 9 tomorrow. Can somebody with keys be there then or lend me their keys please?
by Keni
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

i shall come after work about 6pm fo-op has 2 filing cabinets in action room. the smaller one can go into storage if feel we want to keep it otherwise can go. the larger one has food in it and i am hoping someone from old hat books gets back to me about leaving it in their library space when they m...
by Keni
Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: jukebox radio tape/cd deck
Replies: 4
Views: 4388

Re: jukebox radio tape/cd deck

Aye, it went up to the free shop on Monday as there was no note on it.

Please not, the vollie cupboard was emptied today. The next time I'll clear it is Friday 29th July at 1000 but will post reminders closer top the date.
by Keni
Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: screen printing room closure?
Replies: 5
Views: 4362

Re: screen printing room closure?

I can now confirm that the screen printing room will close this weekend. A pity your uncle couldn't have made use of our facilities, would have been good. Hope he gets something else sorted.
by Keni
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: screen printing room closure?
Replies: 5
Views: 4362

Re: screen printing room closure?

Hi Dylan. As far as I know, we're closing up the screenprinting room over the weekend. Is it a general query or related to owt in particular? Wanting to have Edith printed on some T-shirts say? ;-}
by Keni
Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Occupation Day, Friday 15 July
Replies: 6
Views: 3421

Re: Occupation Day, Friday 15 July

The Book Club will have a reading from this week's book - I Don't Want to Have a Bath by Julia Sykes, with illustrations by Tim Warnes. There is a copy of this opus in the Forest library or you can reserve a copy via the Edinburgh Library website, http://ow.ly/5Awfd. The discussion will focus on th...
by Keni
Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Occupation Day, Friday 15 July
Replies: 6
Views: 3421

Occupation Day, Friday 15 July

At a loose end and don't know what to do on Friday? Then come along to the Forest's Occupation Day, where you'll find lots of things to keep you busy and having fun. We've got a full and fun programme of events, with something to suit all tastes. 1000-1200 Art Class 1200-1300 Body Building 1300-140...
by Keni
Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

We're looking for somebody who can drive a transit to our secret off-site storage location. Can you drive & are free on Monday? If you have a Transit or equivalent, even better. If not, we'll hire one for the day. Likewise, if you have a van we can borrow, please get in touch. Remember, Sunday ...
by Keni
Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

August is coming and the Forest is tidying up. Just a quick reminder that you have until the end of Sunday to remove your property from the Forest. For the vollie cupboard and the hall twixt it & the toilet, you have less time - until the end of Friday. Please let us know if you want to help on...
by Keni
Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: gallery last 10 days of August
Replies: 15
Views: 7721

Re: gallery last 10 days of August

the only other ones we talked about was a one day 'getting rid of stuff' feeding frenzy event for the free shop, I do not know if tis is going to happen, depends on whether the transition/moving people think this good timing wise. More one for the Free Shop crew than the Transition Team Mirja. I li...
by Keni
Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: PC in the Front Room Down
Replies: 6
Views: 4633

Re: PC in the Front Room Down

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKT_09pARN4 Sorry, Margarida, I don't think that is the best course of action. a working public PC is a very important service that Forest offers. we should try and fix it or replace it. Somebody call the tech helpline, the sense of humour programme has stopped functi...
by Keni
Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: PC in the Front Room Down
Replies: 6
Views: 4633

Re: PC in the Front Room Down

Very helpful, thank you.
by Keni
Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: PC in the Front Room Down
Replies: 6
Views: 4633

PC in the Front Room Down

The mouse in the PC wasn't working earlier - vertical was fine but horizontal movement was non existent. The PC wouldn't respond to Ctrl +Alt+Delete so I did a hard reboot. Same problem so changed mouse, which made no difference. Tried a hard reboot again & this time there was horizontal moveme...
by Keni
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: CANDLES ASAP
Replies: 4
Views: 8858

Re: CANDLES ASAP

I'm heading out that way next week, probably Thursday. If you can wait until then I'll pick them up as long as the Forest buys me an obligatory Ikea ice cream. Sweetens the pain, don't you know.
by Keni
Thu Jul 07, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 12978

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

Come on folks, there's got to be some of you out there in BB-land that can help move this forward. We can't achieve if we load it all onto one person. Give Brittonie a hand & let's make things better.
by Keni
Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

TICK FOLLOWS TOCK FOLKS. . . The Action Day is in two weeks time. You have until then to clear anything you won out of Bristo Place. While I won't be merciless I will treat excuses with a high degree of disdain. So, if you are using the Forest to store a coat, guitar, TV, PC, speakers, ANYTHING , g...
by Keni
Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 18935

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

Looks interesting, GFI.
by Keni
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

alba wrote:[color=#008000]I can help!!!!
alba

GREAT! The more the merrier.

simone wrote:i shall come after work and clearly label the foop filing cabinets and will take responsibility for moving them.


Wonderful Simone, that's really helpful. Thanks.[/color]
by Keni
Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:11 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Re: Preparations for Departure

mirja wrote:keni, i will have stuff in the hall for the drawing class until end of july,
it will be all tagged.


That's fine Mirja and totally understandable. Information like this will really help us on the Action Day to get the building ready for leaving and August.
by Keni
Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 27241

Preparations for Departure

Do you have anything stored at 3 Bristo Place? If so, you need to clear it out as soon as possible. Our lease on Bristo Place finishes on Wednesday 31 August. To help make our departure as easy and ordered* as possible, we have to start preparing for it. That means we have to start clearing the bui...
by Keni
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Premises Sought
Replies: 9
Views: 5027

Re: New Premises Sought

As a gambling man I agree with Ken, you only bet what you can afford to lose. I don't think the Forest can afford to lose a grand right now, let alone £25k.
by Keni
Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Premises Sought
Replies: 9
Views: 5027

Re: New Premises Sought

Hi Alasdair. From memory, the Roxy is at least 1,000 square metres. Another factor against considering it is that it is for sale (£850k fixed price) rather than renting. For a commercial mortgage you need at least a 20% deposit to secure the lending. At the moment we have raised £25k, so it is way ...
by Keni
Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 195246

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

In no particular order. . . Cosmo Jarvis - Gay Pirates Tom Robinson - Saturday Disco Marillion - Bitter Suite (AND PROUD OF IT!) Pogues - Rainy Night in Soho Warren Zevon - Desperadoes under the Eaves Saxon - Call of the Wild Redgum - Gladstone Pier Cold Cut - True Skool Lou Rawls - Stormy Monday Br...

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