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by amelia
Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 6354

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

Or the odd high C seeing as my range allows for a high D. As a choir girl I learnt many an angelic descant and most if not all Christmassy tunes. My brother could do lovely back up vocals I'm sure, as our father has a beautiful voice and we can jam as we drive...
by amelia
Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 6354

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

He knows about his brother though, they had the same parents. I am their baby sister, their only sister, and I don't even know their names but we would share the same surname. I was told quite by accident about their existence by a British relative :!: I could come to America with you - I speak it a...
by amelia
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please
Replies: 14
Views: 2540

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

Ok I'm back from where I've been. Couldn't do any computer stuff. I had a wonderful time though which included dancing in Hungarian national costume (black material skirt with big colourful embroided flowers) to a gypsy orchestra. My uncle and aunt were visiting from uk. When I checked this out brie...
by amelia
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 6354

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

I only just checked this out as I have been away and it really is great. It is musically perfect, entertaining, interesting and fun. I wish I was there to harmonise with you again, that was fun doing that spontaneous evening a while back. I am sorry I am not. If you do do the american thing - I have...
by amelia
Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please
Replies: 14
Views: 2540

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

Well I have joined facebook but have not been able to find forest in it. I needed to register in Australia and it gives me Australian anything to do with forest - all with australian addresses/localities. Any clues on how to override this, or, does the forest have an actual site/address thereof that...
by amelia
Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Letter Writing Club
Replies: 4
Views: 1150

Re: Forest Letter Writing Club

And I am so in on this idea I am going to be doing it here but imagining I am doing it there. I love writing letters and sending postcards. Providing the envelopes - did you also say stamps ? Forest you don't cease to impress.
by amelia
Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please
Replies: 14
Views: 2540

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

Ok, vaguely familiar with facebook - a friend sent me an email of her's and I have to join facebook myself to see it and communicate with her via that space or something. So, once I've joined how do I then use that space to relate to forest - does the forest have it's own facebook thingy? What I was...
by amelia
Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: greatest ever photographs
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: greatest ever photographs

I really wanna know what surgery the guy had so he could fit in the washingmachine in the first place?! He put a lot of thought into that one. I loved the careful placement ot the persian rug before he asked to be run over by the truck. Interesting priorities. The rug really takes the edge of the ro...
by amelia
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gotta share the photos I took of the Forest...help please
Replies: 14
Views: 2540

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

Wow, the photos I was taking have turned out so well. I took snap shots of sections of murals and here and there as the fancy took me. The`colours are amazing. An entire wall covered in photos of photos of forest artwork I think would be really cool and look great. Like a smaller wall, like the imme...
by amelia
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Open doors day tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 672

Re: Edinburgh Open doors day tomorrow

That is a really cool idea. I would be looking around for sure. It diffuses curiousity and suspicion and the gap or space for creativity that may eventuate to form a solution that may not be favourable to these places. I spose the police and law buildings are off limits, and the bank vaults ? What a...
by amelia
Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:39 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: erotic Arab novel
Replies: 19
Views: 3787

Re: erotic Arab novel

Oh I forgot. As you enter that bellydancing shop shop, there is a small bookcase immediately to your left hand side. Many of the books - at a glance - are related to this topic in some way if you wanna check it out.
by amelia
Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:32 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: erotic Arab novel
Replies: 19
Views: 3787

Re: erotic Arab novel

Oh I would LOVE to read that book. I would be working on my french AND my research into Arab eroticism. As a lover of dance I also became very interested as I learned Belly Dancing - arguably the most sensual erotic dance on the planet - how it fitted in/or didn't with Islam, historically, and now. ...
by amelia
Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:31 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: An email from Amy's Grandma about why Women should vote.
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: An email from Amy's Grandma about why Women should vote.

The system must count votes. I believe everyone should vote for this reason. Knowledge is one thing but it is the application of Knowledge that is the greatest wisdom. How a non vote is interpreted is also our responsiblity. Disgust, annoyance, disrespect or lack of trust causing a non vote to be ca...
by amelia
Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: An email from Amy's Grandma about why Women should vote.
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: An email from Amy's Grandma about why Women should vote.

Yes. It is the sysytem that needs to be changed but while it is there it is the only system in place so it does matter that we use the only thing offered to us... In Australia, both Woman and the Native Australian or Aboriginal (the originals), were declared people and afforded that legal construct ...
by amelia
Sat Sep 13, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Lake in Back Garden
Replies: 3
Views: 2617

Re: Lake in Back Garden

ps-there's a lake in this back garden and tony who is working here saw platypus ! He is making a list of all the birds he sees. This could be like my idea of the forest having it's own tarten - a healing tarten combining the original tarten of the land and then every country's flag colours represent...
by amelia
Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:42 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: a great idea or a foolish one ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1481

a great idea or a foolish one ?

Hello everyone. I have an idea. It could be very good or it could be impracticable. I put it to you to comment at the next meeting. Please pass it to another meeting group that it is better suited if appropriate. Thank you. I propose to only the forest, that I pay return airfare to Australia in exch...
by amelia
Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Thank you Forest!
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

Re: Thank you Forest!

Oh yes.

Forest you are the best.

Thanks to everyone who gave me hugs, smiles and kind words. Koszonom, merci, graci, gracias, hvala, ombrigado, arigato and terima kasih.

The best moments of my life have been at the forest.

Til next time. xo
by amelia
Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: What was the last book you read?
Replies: 87
Views: 67631

Sacred geometry-deciphering the code. Stephen Skinner, Gaia books 2006. Very interesting. Makes sense why we became so mathematical, fixated on understanding with our minds, as it became possible for us to interpret, to the detriment of understanding things that we don't see, such as our feelings. A...
by amelia
Fri Jul 04, 2008 4:39 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: What was the last book you read?
Replies: 87
Views: 67631

an important book

Mind Games. The guide to Inner Space. Classic mind training exercises for Imagination, Inspiration and Self Exploration. By Robert Masters & Jean Houston. The Centre for Human Transformation, Victoria, Australia, depend largely on this work for their guided trances for healing. It is a book that...
by amelia
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

...that's put in by us I meant to say, sorry a typo. I'm taking out the o and putting a p back in. I agree with Dai about their language use. The original email is written in a condescending tone I haven't come across in a while and it can only do them, and, their level of representation good, to ha...
by amelia
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:53 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

Hey all. My reference to protocol was them not considering ours; and ours is whatever we think/want/feel to do. Certainly with a collective consensus, but I am all about freedom and only was pointing out that I felt they should at least be going to some of the effort and time that I felt was being o...
by amelia
Sat Jun 14, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

But haven't we got enough to do, I certainly do, and if these people can't adequately promote themselves then what help are they to anyone. Giving them all this time is well over and above what they would receive anywhere else. The 'who you know' strategy was being adopted by them here without follo...
by amelia
Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

What I suggest IS appropriate is to thank them in their interest in Edinburgh's creativity, which is rife within the forest, but that we are unable to make an informed decision at this time and, this close to the festival. However, they are welcome to hold an information day/eve/event at the forest ...
by amelia
Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

Though bored by the first half-sentence of the original email, I pressed on, and what was clearly mentioned was for them to be able to "register people", though what they were offering was not clearly mentioned. To have a table where they can register people and to have given notice of thi...
by amelia
Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Family Day at the Forest
Replies: 3
Views: 1138

parent/child day

I think this is LOVELY. Some of my friends used to home school their kids and I always did things with them, also when I worked as a Ranger I learned a whole stack of great Earth-Education activities and had to do school support things. Here I enjoy doing face painting and story reading. When I am t...
by amelia
Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A new game
Replies: 12
Views: 2145

little picture ?

Are you refering to the little picture as the 'avatar'? I would like a little picture and don't know how to go about adding one. Can I choose a picture from my own collection, I also wonder. Please could someone further enlighten me. Thank you.
by amelia
Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: we into this?
Replies: 26
Views: 4400

unnecessary bureaucracy seeking the credibility & notori

To be human is to create. Another blurb on this group would be 'where creativity serves economy'. Enormous credibility comes with agreeance for this group to be given place amongst [i]the real [/i]that is the forest. I don't like the idea. Sure have some of their pamphlets, but promoting them as one...
by amelia
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: International Indigenous Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 573

International Indigenous Festival

Australia's International Indigenous festival 'the dreaming' is on again at Woodford-home of the Woodford folk festival held every year 'tween Xmas and New year, and now, reportedly, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Check out the dreaming on http://www.thedreamingfestival.com, on at the same ...
by amelia
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:31 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Student Flats on the meadows - no deal!
Replies: 18
Views: 5303

reducing the meaadows

reduction in all green spaces is occuring world over. Would've been earmarked for something wayback. Here in Australia councils use 'golf course' for the 'avail for accom later' technique tho I believe Victoria has wised up to this. And the fact that it is student accom. Consolidating the low cost a...
by amelia
Sun May 25, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Calling for yoga mats/teachers
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

yoga idea

sounds good. No help for the immediate future but can guide people through a routine. Have 3 mats. Perhaps I can help out sometimes. I do an amalgum of various moves and different movement influences but it has the same effect - 'yoga' the union of thought and action, and a way of enhancing and ensu...
by amelia
Fri May 02, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I'm dreaming of the Forest toilets... or is it delirium
Replies: 19
Views: 4637

I'm dreaming of the Forest toilets... or is it delirium

My travels back to Australia ensured the chill I caught in Edinburgh became pleurosy and a chest infection. In this painful and unfamiliar state my thoughts are in the Forest unisex toilets, bottom of the stairs, veer right then straight ahead. I directed a woman thusly to them and I felt badly for ...
by amelia
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We meet again Doctor Rin...
Replies: 6
Views: 1476

We meet again Doctor Rin...

When oh when will the 'r' go back into celebrate...?
by amelia
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: evolving from the absolute truth of human existance
Replies: 3
Views: 1199

evolving from the absolute truth of human existance

So far the reason given for not wanting my flag to be received in the forest cafe is that it was up in the past and of reasons of 'evolution' to not do it again. Is to do it again considered a regressive action ? Absolute truths are truths absolute. Guidance for humanity is needed more now than ever...
by amelia
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Any choir member needing a ride Saturday ?
Replies: 0
Views: 583

Any choir member needing a ride Saturday ?

New to Edinburgh, Chandra told me I could get a cab to the Sat eve performance. I have no idea where it is other than a street address so I could get it from the forest if anyone else needs a lift. Anyone in need?
by amelia
Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: joyful flag hung on wall in cafe?
Replies: 1
Views: 703

joyful flag hung on wall in cafe?

Greetings. Alex reminded me of the protocol when I climbed a ladder to string a coloured banner on the cafe wall. I donate my flag -of Tibetan influence and origin but altered for wider appeal- to the cafe and felt it appropriate and lovely and wonder if others are agreeable. It hung on my verandah ...

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