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by laura
Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: See films for free
Replies: 2
Views: 1579

cheers graeme :D
by laura
Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Best Song about Touring EVER:
Replies: 10
Views: 3850

"homeward bound" - simon & garfunkel

"but all my words come back to me in shades of mediocrity"
by laura
Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Meeting Minutes - Tuesday 5th December
Replies: 0
Views: 2373

Meeting Minutes - Tuesday 5th December

Agenda Tuesday 5th December at 8:30pm Attending - Ras, Shannon, Blue, Swithun, Elle, Chakan, Morrissey & Laura 1.Introduction 2.Working groups - what are they 3.Mission Statement 4.Gardening Workshops 5.Sewing Workshop 6.Reiki Workshop 7.Marketing 8. Any other business 1. Workshops going now for...
by laura
Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sunday night, tonight- volunteers desparately needed!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1143

thank you to those of you who turned up. unfortunately the band did not - grrrrr!!! anyways, i really appreciated your help - even those of you who turned up but were not required at the beginning of the night, it was good to know that extra hands were available. thank you all again - it's boosted m...
by laura
Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: minutes from 1 Dec
Replies: 10
Views: 6241

i will speak to ana this evening. she is already signed up on the bb. i have her contact details but better get the ok before passing them on.
by laura
Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sunday night, tonight- volunteers desparately needed!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1143

Sunday night, tonight- volunteers desparately needed!!

no night manager - no volunteers. blackhearts playing and last time they were here they didn't get to play because of a lot of dicking around with the pa system - i do not want to cancel them tonight too. have you done a shift recently? please come in - i would prefer not to do a 14 hour shift on my...
by laura
Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Mexican fridge goes boom
Replies: 7
Views: 4738

don't worry i have defrosted freezers before.
by laura
Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:35 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Mexican fridge goes boom
Replies: 7
Views: 4738

no problemo!!
by laura
Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Meetings
Replies: 1
Views: 2266

ok - so first meeting will be tuesday 4th december at 8:30pm - in the cafe.

see you there.
by laura
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: working groups meeting Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 3473

working groups meeting Calendar

perhaps it might be an idea to have a working groups meeting calendar? most of us have more than oneworking group to attend and i think this week is proving that the logistics of trying to plan our meetings round each other is pretty difficult. it would also be a useful source of info on the website...
by laura
Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Meetings
Replies: 1
Views: 2266

Meetings

ras and i spoke last night and thought that holding the workshop group meeting in tandem with tuesday's drama workshops would be a good idea as many of the people interested in the group participate in that particular workshop. i think holding the meeting just prior to the drama group is best - abou...
by laura
Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest volunteering mission
Replies: 6
Views: 7819

● Forest volunteering mission

to attract, encourage and help retain volunteers who wish to contribute to the forest and to provide relevant information, incentive and direction to new and existing volunteers.

oh, and to put together fabulous volunteer parties.
by laura
Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website Group - 1st meeting
Replies: 7
Views: 5166

I'd like to attend - I think the website could be a v. useful resource for the volunteering stuff.
by laura
Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: First Meeting - Thursday 30th 7pm, Forest
Replies: 0
Views: 2192

First Meeting - Thursday 30th 7pm, Forest

Come along if you're interested in issues such as encouraging and retaining new volunteers, volunteer issues and of course....... dreaming up and organising the volunteer parties.
by laura
Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: decisions?
Replies: 30
Views: 34752

just thought I should bring it to your attention that team turnip maybe in the process of changing their name to romulus - they were in last night and asked me to amend the events book with a new name. it may be that they have just changed the line up though and are using a different name for that r...
by laura
Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Sandwiches - good and bad
Replies: 7
Views: 7939

the classic mozarella, tomato and fresh basil (or pesto) has always gone down well.

a personal favourite of mine is grated carrot, peanut butter and cheese, unfortunately this tastes best toasted though.
by laura
Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building Day - Sunday 26th November
Replies: 0
Views: 939

Building Day - Sunday 26th November

Building day this Sunday.

Do you like getting messy or hitting things with hammers? Why not come along and help out....

We always need good help.

cheers,

lolly xx
by laura
Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Baby It's Cold Outside
Replies: 0
Views: 806

Baby It's Cold Outside

Forest Presents the November Vollie Party!!


BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE


Saturday 25th November from 8pm

Mulled wine, mince pies & martinis

A night of old school, chilled out, smooth and easy tunes and cocktails

Come along and cosy up!!!

BYOB


For volunteers and Forest Friends
by laura
Mon Nov 13, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: shift shortages
Replies: 0
Views: 824

shift shortages

hey folks, further to ryan's post earlier please find a list of the shifts that still need filling over the next few days: tuesday 14th: 7-12 & 9-12 wednesday 15th: 5-10, 9-12 thursday 16th: 7-12, 9-12 friday 17th: 5-10, 7-12, 9-12 saturday 18th: 12-5, 3-8, 7-12(nightmanager), 7-12, 9-12 sunday ...
by laura
Sun Nov 12, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: baked potato machine
Replies: 37
Views: 53064

it might also be an idea to keep an eye on ebay for one to buy outright - there's a few on offer at the moment including the following one in Ayr.

short link (edited by swithun the horizontal scrolling fascist)
by laura
Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: nightmanager for tonight needed!!
Replies: 0
Views: 759

nightmanager for tonight needed!!

hi folks, i'm meant to be nightmanaging tonight, but i'm sick :( pretty please - if someone is capable of nightmanaging tonight in my place would you let us know by calling the cafe (0131 220 4538). we'll need to know by 4ish as there is an event tonight that will need to be cancelled otherwise. lau...
by laura
Tue Nov 07, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: vollies needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1508

I can help out after I finish work.

Should be there 5:30-6:00 and will stay around as long as I can (though will probably need to head off at 11ish to get some sleepybyes.
by laura
Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3256

it's tonight you fool!!!


why aren't you getting dressed?
by laura
Thu Oct 26, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3256

if anyone wants to pop in friday afternoon to help carve the pumpkins, drop of decorations, or to come in 6-8pm saturday to help with the decorations and prep that would be beautiful. please note forest is closed on saturday 6-8pm in order to do the party prep (unless of course you're helping out)
by laura
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: building day - sunday 29th
Replies: 0
Views: 788

building day - sunday 29th

can you build, paint, fix stuff, help us clean? you can? that's fabulous - come along and help us to make the place bootiful, plenty of stuff to get stuck in with. you too can be involved in making the forest the kind of place you want to hang out and do creative stuff in. this stuff is important in...
by laura
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3256

hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm

night of the dead vollies saturday night from 8pm fancy dress (come as your favourite corpse - literary, historic, celebrity, as they were in life or decomposing - you choose) djs, nibbles, punch, general amusings. BYOB and come and enjoy the volunteer party - it is for you after all. p.s. if you h...
by laura
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the week ahead
Replies: 0
Views: 902

the week ahead

news: volunteer halloween party - saturday 28th 8pm night of the dead vollies - party saturday night, fancy dress (come as your favourite dead person, historic, literary, celebrity, as they were in life or decomposing - you choose). djs - voodoo, hoodoo, zombie toons, nibbles, punch and general fun....
by laura
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: this week we are mostly....
Replies: 0
Views: 878

this week we are mostly....

hello there peoples hope you are all well, apologies this post is a little late but here's some news and what's on in the week ahead news: the forest record (reminder) still looking for music and artwork submissions. you have until the 13th october to get them in. events list: Mon 9th- FN- (8pm) Dea...
by laura
Thu Oct 05, 2006 6:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: weekend warriors - shifts needing filled
Replies: 0
Views: 755

weekend warriors - shifts needing filled

hello folks, a bit short on volunteers this weekend - can you help out? shifts needing filled: friday - 5-10 saturday 5-10, 7-12 (night manager), 7-12, 9-12 sunday - 12-5, 7-12, 7-12 & 9-12 monday - 10-12, 12-5, 3-8, 5-10, 7-12 (night manager), 7-12, 9-12 please come and join us, there's cool st...
by laura
Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: shifts!!! - please come and help out
Replies: 0
Views: 661

shifts!!! - please come and help out

we are pretty low on night managers this week in particular. here are the shifts that need filled this week (correct as at yesterday night when i checked the rota) tuesday 3rd - 7-12 - nightmanager needed, or even if someone could lock up that would be good?? we have good volunteers on tonight. wedn...
by laura
Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: this week....
Replies: 0
Views: 693

this week....

hello poppets, how are we all? tip top i hope news: the forest record still looking for music and artwork submissions. you have until the 13th october to get them in. vollie party night thanks to those of you who came along, the mulled wine and chai went down very nicely. we met some very nice new p...
by laura
Fri Sep 29, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteer Party!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Volunteer Party!!!

volunteer party on saturday night at the forest. bring your friends, bring a bottle, bring your anecdotes and songs. it's been a tiring month for everyone methinks, so lets get together, kick back and have a good time. this party is for you guys after all. so what the hell are you waiting for? come ...
by laura
Tue Sep 26, 2006 8:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the forest record!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 695

the forest record!!!

this is a call for submissions for forest records first 7inch vinyl. it will feature 4 tracks from 4 artists, be sold in the forest and distributed locally and globally. we aim for christmas number 1 post cds/tapes in the box in the cafe with contact details before friday 13th october. alternatively...
by laura
Sun Sep 24, 2006 11:30 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the week ahead......
Replies: 0
Views: 691

the week ahead......

hello beautiful people, hope you all had a great weekend and are feeling fab. just thought you might like some info on the week ahead. news: the forest record 8) the plan is to put together 4 songs and cut 200 shiny records - how good is that?!?! let's go for christmas number 1!!! if you'd like to b...
by laura
Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: need to shift some shifts!!! help needed
Replies: 0
Views: 707

need to shift some shifts!!! help needed

hi guys, we are really short of volunteers this weekend. please come and help out so we don't have to close the cafe!!! shifts that need filled: saturday - 7-12 & 9-12 sunday - 10-3, 12-5, 5-10, 7-12 (nightmanager needed), 7-12, 9-12 monday - 3-8 & 9-12 so what you waiting for? come and play...
by laura
Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: wednesday night help needed!!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 748

wednesday night help needed!!!!

cool company!! - the fabulous johannes 8)

cool event!! - the golden hour extravaganza :D

come on people get up, get out and give us a hand!!

thank you in anticipation of your overwhelmingly kind response to my cry for help.

love to you all,
laura xx
by laura
Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Saturday Night Fever
Replies: 2
Views: 1325

Saturday Night Fever

hey folks, we have no volunteers signed up for tonight. please, if you have some time, come in and help make the place wonderful let me know. you will also get the fabulous opportunity of working with the wonderful swithun (BONUS!!!). i really don't fancy powering through a 14 hour shift today and h...
by laura
Wed Sep 13, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sparkly new Volunteer Rep
Replies: 0
Views: 758

Sparkly new Volunteer Rep

hello poppets, hope we are all well. sooooo, as you may or may not know I am your new sparkly volunteer representative. what the hell does that mean?? firstly, the intention is i provide another point of contact between volunteers and the committee. if you have any queries, problems, great ideas or ...

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