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by amelia
Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Ooooooh so complex Baloo. Happily I have worked out the quote thingy, but first I'm afraid we don't just die either. I have had three near death experiences so it is easier for me to relate to this. I read of others' experiences also. Life is something we go to great lengths to experience, it takes ...
by amelia
Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Plans for front room
Replies: 15
Views: 5048

Re: Plans for front room

I love it! I'm thinking my little burgandy satin robe is what I'll wear, loosely, like a jacket. Can we wear a hat while we read?
by amelia
Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Advice Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1395

Re: Advice Please!

The society seems to run at a level of rudeness - what we would think is rude. Men & women alike were sometimes dumbfounded with mouths agape when I smiled and apologised in French or when I made a complimentary comment about something, anything. In a Paris supermarket, male staff criticized me ...
by amelia
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the shop- new season
Replies: 13
Views: 2502

Re: the shop- new season

An arty bright painted sandwich board advertising the shop with the direction etc, to go on the other street that has the post office and lots of folk passing. Praps another one along the road a little closer to the museum too. Putting them out each morning and collecting them end of day. People lik...
by amelia
Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: List of Venues to Place Posters for Events
Replies: 6
Views: 2335

Re: List of Venues to Place Posters for Events

You gotta do 'Dancebase', enormous cross section of community, diverse cultures, creative types, loads of notice boards. Don't recall the name of road, but head down that windy road on the left before the bridge after turning right from the forest front door. Go left at the backpackers and walk acro...
by amelia
Mon Mar 09, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A book for the forest cafe library?
Replies: 7
Views: 2375

Re: A book for the forest cafe library?

Cool. :)

Who's attention should I address it to please and is there a P.O Box or is the 3 Bristo Place address best?
by amelia
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A book for the forest cafe library?
Replies: 7
Views: 2375

A book for the forest cafe library?

When reading the library books there, I noticed some were gifts to the forest, that were not 'swap me' books, so they remained available for anyone who wanted to look while they were there. There was a notice written or stuck inside the cover of the book. I would love to give an 'Essence of Woman' b...
by amelia
Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Re: Energy Stimulants

What works brilliantly is Maca in Rooibos tea! It is so nice I always want to have another one immediately. What I do now is have only a level teaspoon maca, but then two cups of tea. Later in the day, if I need energy again, I repeat this. It is a beautiful combination. Nicer together than on their...
by amelia
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: List of Venues to Place Posters for Events
Replies: 6
Views: 2335

Re: List of Venues to Place Posters for Events

Don't forget the vegetarian cafe/restruant - there is also a bistro one around the side -and lthe organic food/veg shop on Hanover street, all just after the Post office on the lefthandside. Are they called Hendersons' ?

It was someone there who told me about the Forest.
by amelia
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FOREST DRAMA GROUP-next gig!...x
Replies: 1
Views: 938

Re: FOREST DRAMA GROUP-next gig!...x

Great poster and if I was there in Edinburgh, I'd be there for sure. I watched the promo for the last one!! :)
by amelia
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Advice Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1395

Re: Advice Please!

Do you know any french? If you know some French it will be easy - basic, with bad pronounciation they will like it even more and your efforts, tho they may not say it. You gotta know a greeting, thank you, how are you, please, yes, and no. No point me giving them to you here as you need to write the...
by amelia
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: edinburgh housing co-op
Replies: 2
Views: 1354

Re: edinburgh housing co-op

Good idea. I lived in one in Canberra, POACH -Peasants of Ainslie Collective Housing, where rent was a % of income with max of 25%, decisions by consensus and we ate together -5 houses at the time I was involved. Was the first one to happen in Canberra - started by a bunch of legal 'buffs'. A little...
by amelia
Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Saw this on a card in my local bookstore...I LIKE IT
Replies: 0
Views: 661

Saw this on a card in my local bookstore...I LIKE IT

The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you are finished.
by amelia
Sat Feb 28, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 8848

Re: hugs and hellos

My ride-on mower was returned by the friendly mech and is now working perfectly. Grass was very very long by now and as I ride along mowing, my 3 chickens are running along behind me where ever I go! They were catching the insects that get disturbed immediately where the mower has cut. Tricky for me...
by amelia
Sat Feb 28, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Posting minutes in the Red Room
Replies: 9
Views: 4014

Re: Posting minutes in the Red Room

I would love them to be on the wall. What if there is a noticeboard designed just for them with a heading for example "behind the scenes" or "the way the forest runs..." or something. Such a notice board displaying them proudly, as part of the natural decor on the wall, in the ne...
by amelia
Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Good and bad recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 7637

Re 'CUPS' cake

forgot to mention: VERY IMPORTANT-use one of those skewers to stick in to see it comes out dry when you think it's done as some of your ingredients may require a little more than the usual 40mins. I recommend becoming familiar with the known workable combination of 1 cup pitted dates - californian 1...
by amelia
Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Good and bad recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 7637

The 'CUPS' cake

Yes NOT cup but cups. The skill is in the measuring & quantities created. I cup dark brown sugar or I have interchanged with some honey, less sugar with extra 'dry' of something else. Or raw sugar if it's what youv'e got on the shelf. 1 cup liquid - juice, milk or soy/rice milk for vegan I cup d...
by amelia
Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Re: Energy Stimulants

Have you got recipes Blue? Here they tend to call them Bliss balls. Praps half could be guarana-ed, and the others just plain ie fruit/ nuts/seeds so not plain at all. Some fruit wouldn't go with guarana- I 'm thinking dried apricot for some reason, but dates...yum. It would be obvious to volunteers...
by amelia
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Re: Energy Stimulants

Maca is also a suspect beige powder, that, if divided into teensy portions, in say, some foil, could also be stashed under the counter for only those who ask, and are prepared to pay a lot more...

I mean, c'mon, we're saving these kids...-)
by amelia
Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait on iplayer
Replies: 1
Views: 587

Re: Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait on iplayer

I was completely gripped by the second sentence of the quote and I don't watch football even. Would be very relaxing to stare at I thought, like the bird flight dvds. Tried to watch it but it is only avail in UK. :(
by amelia
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Re: Energy Stimulants

Maca could go on trial so people can experience the energy gain themselves and I can post you a small quantity til a closer supplier is found. A 200g organic supply in an eco-pouch is only $19.95 here in my local pharmacy and then there's the Happy High Herb shop and the frenchman there would be hap...
by amelia
Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:19 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Re: Energy Stimulants

Oopsadaisy. NOT TO SAY I/we at the Forest condone/assist/promote the use of any drugs!! I just overheard some kids talking once in the street. How great it would be to get these kids to take something good for them instead. To let them know that there are energy stimulant alternatives until they get...
by amelia
Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Energy Stimulants
Replies: 24
Views: 8343

Energy Stimulants

Sometimes we all need extra energy and guarana and maca are heaps better for us than caffeine, are smoother, cleaner and with better dispersal and no adverse affects - only bonuses ( maca powder). Nice and preferable if we can access our energy without additives granted. But, I would love somethings...
by amelia
Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hugs and hellos
Replies: 32
Views: 8848

Re: hugs and hellos

I don't get rats inside my house anymore since finding the last hole and so nice to not hear them! I wore my hair for the first time ever in a different clip now it is long enough and I loved winding it around. I recorded part of a new love song, inspired by all the birds here, successfully on this ...
by amelia
Sun Feb 15, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: really missing the forest
Replies: 0
Views: 364

really missing the forest

How can I bear to be gone for so long... Is it the thistle hangin' over ma verandah door, the forest dream catcher over ma window, the teeny little stuffed highland coo on a ledge of ma room or the one in the picture on ma windowsill, the CDs of Sco'ish songs & Celtic tunes, the schedule of Danc...
by amelia
Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

I am just answering Milk as great, often misunderstood points have been raised and this is the post that has them, if, and when, I am ever able to do the cut and post thing. I would like opportunity to answer some questions/discuss therefore, on the site they are written on - and written so well.
by amelia
Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

That is incorrect and ridiculous Gandhi!

Surely you know having a fear of people who prefer the same sex (homosexuals), and simply knowing your own wants and desires are for the opposite sex (heterosexuals), IS NOT THE SAME THING ! Goodness me :!:
by amelia
Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

oops, should be :(unfinished/UNpublished work), this is a dangerous medium and bad wireless here today so in a rush.

We gotta feel free to express, and free to not feel diminished by other's expressions...that's all I mean...
by amelia
Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

So many things worthy of discussion...am in complete agreement with what is going on with the redroom so far...now, stereotyping leading to 'sexism' is the first point of turn for me. I am very interested in Milk's response. Stereotype - a set form/convention;standardised idea or concept sexism - th...
by amelia
Wed Jan 28, 2009 6:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: kareoke karnage
Replies: 7
Views: 1380

Re: kareoke karnage

Am testing the italics and it doesn't work. Don't worry I'll spare you the Britney, comp was in a tavern/mainstream pub...
by amelia
Wed Jan 28, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: kareoke karnage
Replies: 7
Views: 1380

Re: kareoke karnage

[i]Please[/i do it again. I came first in the maleny idol kareoke comp here doing some Britney,complete with moves. I am [i]THERE[/i]definitely,for a forest one. Oh yes:!:
by amelia
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Yes good Milk,that is the right site. I have met with Annie since and received the promo stuff now - am a literary agent for the book. So far the book is excellent in my opinion. Lots of information with an energetic basis, not found elsewhere, on the development of girls, all our gynaecological hea...
by amelia
Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

I am sorry Milk, I don't know how you got that at all. I do not have a site yet or reviews as my book is not yet finished. If it were Annie Meredith you were checking certainly there are a lot with that name, and she is 'here and there'. There is no set blog with reviews etc, it is recently publishe...
by amelia
Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

correction:* Or rather everyone who can read, be read to, and therefore able to understand the written word * is 2nd sentence.
by amelia
Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

I feel to share this bit of preface from my book, I haven't a clue how to cut&paste so I just transcribed it. I hope it demonstrates to you my love and respect. I wish also for those to consider, if I write something, that there could possible be another interpretation to one of outright inconsi...
by amelia
Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Oh I'm sorry I didn't intend or mean to offend anyone. Things I can write in someplaces I can't write in others and some things are not common knowledge yet and there is a world and history of nastiness to heal I know. Men and women have differences and it is just more likely for men to do it as the...
by amelia
Sat Jan 10, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Then again, not having a recording camera puts a lot more on the already full plate of the vollies and we really want to be honouring and encouraging these of us. When it would be considered a choice time to get on top of the washing up or get ahead in something else - some energy would always have ...
by amelia
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Garden clear out
Replies: 6
Views: 3085

Re: Garden clear out

Has there been any progress on that City & Community Gdns posting? The posting a couple below this one, offering assistance. If they do huge regular menial stuff it also helps energize others to be involved to do whatever they want, so it needn't dissolve a homey, cooperative feel. Good words li...
by amelia
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

And maybe some ones that don't even work can be put up in other, different areas for the illusion of security...
by amelia
Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 10907

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Mmmmmm. I don't like cameras either as I feel them. But, if there can be a set up such that they can be turned on or off by 'control' then we may feel better about their presence/existence. Some cultures eg native australians (aboriginals 'originals') do not like to be photographed, and I relate to ...
by amelia
Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: STOP TESCO OWNING PAISLEY
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: STOP TESCO OWNING PAISLEY

Supermarkets are inconvenient in everyway, though they were originally promoted as 'convenience'. There could be formed an enormous list of the inconveniences that I haven't time for right now, no doubt cooperatives could assist in this also and prob there's one nearby with handouts on it? Economic ...
by amelia
Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:35 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest Free New Year's Party - Kissy Kiss
Replies: 2
Views: 1079

Re: The Forest Free New Year's Party - Kissy Kiss

Ooops sorry, he was of Turkish descendence not Lebanese. I am graduated from my soulvoice practitioner course work- Yay!!!!!!, and feel to post the photo, as I did with the forest photos, as it is cool and quite the most sense making course I have ever known of. I am proud to be part of it !
by amelia
Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:01 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest Free New Year's Party - Kissy Kiss
Replies: 2
Views: 1079

Re: The Forest Free New Year's Party - Kissy Kiss

Was there smoking and non-smoking? This really matters to me. I enjoy the sensuality so much that a bad taste-when I just wanna let go-is so very restrictive. I LOVELUVLURVE to kiss. It is an artform that can be so creative and at the same time gets our energy moving.... I considered flying there ju...
by amelia
Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: good one
Replies: 30
Views: 3813

Re: good one

"as the next time I see them I will start shouting and cause a riot..." this concerns me the most, this is NOT forest behaviour. Certainly any action that involves bodily fluids should not be in close proximity to food prep areas for health reasons, exchange of bodily fluids replacing the ...
by amelia
Mon Nov 17, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: economic crisis
Replies: 7
Views: 1454

Re: economic crisis

Hi, no running water for a week and then no hot water for two days. I must love this place so much... A freaky large hail storm nearly wiped the nest of baby Currawongs but they pulled through, their parents not leaving them, to warm them up and keep the kookaburra from feeding them to it's own babi...
by amelia
Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: economic crisis
Replies: 7
Views: 1454

economic crisis

Check this out - www.cecaust.com.au
Australian yes, but relevant info included.
by amelia
Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: University of Edinburgh-Speak
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: University of Edinburgh-Speak

Just checking - you do mean only write IF you are a Uni of Edinburgh student right ? It does say this once early on but then gets so inviting it has me wondering...
by amelia
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 6351

Re: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??

I am a little knowledgeable with intestines, I have had that many digestives issues, and I would use the words absorbtion and filtering. Filtering what is good for the body from what is to be rejected, finally. I am still eating only green things but am doing this Butekyo breathing course beginning ...
by amelia
Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please
Replies: 14
Views: 2539

Re: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please

I did it! A leach, a few ticks and a 2nd degree rope burn to my neck from a freak accident with a ride-on mower, and I was given opportunity to post the photos. It is very time consuming doing it 5 at a time but I couldn't figure the java script enabled thing. I couldn't resist posting 5 of the fire...
by amelia
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 6351

Re: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??

Or is it because he is just a nice and sweet guy with his heart in the right place ? I don't understand the fame concept other than the reason of people wanting to gain wealth from it. Better to have a wealth of something to give them. Pockets has this.

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