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by swithun
Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Drama Workshop/Performances are back
Replies: 0
Views: 2461

Forest Drama Workshop/Performances are back

EVERY TUESDAY FROM 20:30 AT THE FOREST CAFE
141 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh, EH3 9JN
FOREST DRAMA AND PERFORMANCES WORKSHOP
MEET ME THERE RAS BABI BABIKER
POWER TO THE PEOPLE...THEY ARE THE REAL MASTERS...
by swithun
Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Selling chap books
Replies: 0
Views: 2854

Selling chap books

This came in on info@. I told the person that we would be selling merch at events, even if we didn't have a shop yet. Can anyone say if/when there will be a literary event next? I can supply the person's name and book title upon request. I was at the Amanda Palmer gig in Edinburgh last month, and yo...
by swithun
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Argyle
Topic: New building, new forum
Replies: 0
Views: 3422

New building, new forum

Remember how Bristo Place had lots of rooms and spaces for artists, musicians, drummers, writers and people plotting the downfall of civilisation. The beady eyed amongst you will have noticed that 141 Lauriston Place doesn't really have these facilities. But we're about to open a proverbial shit loa...
by swithun
Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: FAT meeting 2 September 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4854

FAT meeting 2 September 2012

Present Harry, Ken, Margarida, Billy, Simone, Gaia, Swithun, Katy, Eric Employment Simone, Steven, Yaz are the employment team. Margarida and Billy go off. Propose the Margarida keeps her job, look for one new Kitchen Manager. Would Margarida find some sort of formal process useful, asks Harry? An ...
by swithun
Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost book on Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 3447

Re: Lost book on Saturday

Safe as fuck.
by swithun
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost book on Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 3447

Re: Lost book on Saturday

Will a black moleskine notebook left behind on Thursday be as lucky? Anyone seen it or handed it in?
by swithun
Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new forest needs
Replies: 8
Views: 5033

Re: new forest needs

Cool. I let them know.
by swithun
Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new forest needs
Replies: 8
Views: 5033

Re: new forest needs

Had an offer of an arm chair via email. Do we want one?
by swithun
Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: MASS SQUATTING ACTION – BRIGHTON – OCT 13th
Replies: 0
Views: 2048

MASS SQUATTING ACTION – BRIGHTON – OCT 13th

Fancy a trip to Brighton? The beach will be bracing in October. WHATEVER THEY SAY, SQUATTING WILL STAY! We will resist the squatting ban by any means necessary. The Squatter’s Network of Brighton is calling for a Mass Squatting Action on October 13th to resist the new anti-squatting laws. This act i...
by swithun
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost book on Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 3447

Lost book on Saturday

If anyone has found a book called L'ecume des jours (in French), that disappeared on Saturday night, please let us know.

Thanks.
by swithun
Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The new line-up of THE IRRESISTIBLE URGES would like a gig!
Replies: 2
Views: 4046

Re: The new line-up of THE IRRESISTIBLE URGES would like a g

Saturday is the 25th, Sunday is the 26th.
by swithun
Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: whales and dolphins
Replies: 1
Views: 2041

Re: whales and dolphins

[cetacean needed]
by swithun
Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:36 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Last year's Bikesmut
Replies: 0
Views: 2109

Last year's Bikesmut

The dudes and dudette from last year's Festival smash hit, Bikesmut, found my photos of their show. They asked if I had more photos they could use in promotional material. I don't, but maybe you do.
by swithun
Wed May 16, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Choir is back
Replies: 1
Views: 2316

Forest Choir is back

This came in yesterday. For the next 5 Tuesdays, you can go and sing and eat biscuits: Hi Forest Choir! The summer term resumes tonight, Tuesday 15 May 7-9pm at Old St Pauls Hall, 9 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh.This will be a shortie 6 week term running until 19 June and we will be back in our cosy roo...
by swithun
Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!
Replies: 8
Views: 5771

Re: A pop-up social centre/arts cafe for Edinburgh!

We don't tolerate foolishness round these parts.
by swithun
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Moo Point
Replies: 2
Views: 2894

Re: Moo Point

A pat on the head from the Happy Cow.
by swithun
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]
Replies: 100
Views: 52525

Re: [b]Forest Vegi Banquet[/b]

A mean haul. Sweet. Did the calendars fly off the shelf?
by swithun
Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Contact details on website
Replies: 3
Views: 4214

Re: Contact details on website

Do you need another address? I don't have no landlord telling me whose letters I can't receive.
by swithun
Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina
Replies: 19
Views: 10068

Re: Reforestation 27th of september @ medina

PM me the details, and I'll splash out on the badges. They look good.
by swithun
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 15538

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

There are things like the tail on the j, the counter for the e and the serifs are more bracketed in Times New Roman. The kerning isn't so good for Palladio on my netbook, which is partly why the line is longer.

Not that I'm an anorak or anything.
by swithun
Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 15538

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

There are some subtle differences. Palladio on top, Times New Roman below:

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by swithun
Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 15538

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

Man, if it is Comic Sans, I'm gonna depledge my large. Computer Modern FTW.
by swithun
Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Leaving a poster in the window
Replies: 22
Views: 15538

Re: Leaving a poster in the window

Excellent idea.
by swithun
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: House of Bamboo
Replies: 10
Views: 6921

Re: House of Bamboo

It was like being in an Ed Hardy shirt, but not as douchy. http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6063/6096138922_b82397c033.jpg IMGP6168 by Swithun Crowe , on Flickr http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6074/6095597325_06b5fc9a77.jpg IMGP6177 by Swithun Crowe , on Flickr
by swithun
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 22489

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

Excellent show. Thanks for coming, guys.


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by swithun
Sat Aug 20, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August
Replies: 7
Views: 5554

Re: Drivers Sought for 29 & 30 August

I'm guessing it is for insurance or a hire condition. If you're vanned up yourself, it may not apply.
by swithun
Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest in Guardian 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2987

Forest in Guardian 2011

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by swithun
Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 8062

Re: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

Thank you so much to everyone for making it the biggest and best Hard Rock Monday ever. Brigit and Lucy for ordering food and letting me work in the kitchen. Pomme for preparing food. Kata, Mike and Me and everyone who worked on the night. Monheim, Spargelkraut, and CyanBlack, the Mortician and Keni...
by swithun
Sun Aug 14, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 8062

Re: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

Gnarly. I'm guessing it is a hand job.

Cats and mullets could be the next meme.
by swithun
Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Terminal Fuckery: Dance Party Aug 18 8 til 3am
Replies: 2
Views: 3112

Re: Terminal Fuckery: Dance Party Aug 18 8 til 3am

There's a griot going on.
by swithun
Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)
Replies: 18
Views: 7692

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

5000 glossy fliers? It can only mean one thing. Chris Palmer is back in town.
by swithun
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 8062

Re: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

There must be a pretty good mullet in the picture, as it is private.
by swithun
Tue Jul 26, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 8062

Re: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

It's a beautiful thing.
by swithun
Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.
Replies: 14
Views: 8062

Get a haircut! Just not quite yet.

To celebrate all that is awesome in the world of hard rock and nachos, Alex (world famous massagologist and melodica muncher) is going to put down his oils and pick up his hair clippers on Hard Rock Monday . And for free too. You can have any hair cut you like, as long as it is a mullet. So cancel t...
by swithun
Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Raft Race this Saturday
Replies: 1
Views: 2346

Re: Edinburgh Raft Race this Saturday

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6026/5925270373_4f657afd9e.jpg IMGP6029 by Swithun Crowe , on Flickr Big wheel keep on turnin' Proud Mary keep on burnin' http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6128/5925270503_c7244f23ee.jpg IMGP6031 by Swithun Crowe , on Flickr Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis Pumped a lo...
by swithun
Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Planet Pledge this Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2064

Planet Pledge this Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30pm

This just in from New Caledonian Woodlands : Hi We are holding a Planet Pledge workshop at the Melting Pot ( 5 Rose Street , Edinburgh) this Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30pm. This is a great chance to sign up to planet pledge if you haven't already done so and to measure your carbon footprint using our f...
by swithun
Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Possible display of photos and short stories
Replies: 4
Views: 4408

Re: Possible display of photos and short stories

Cool. The email address the guy gave me doesn't work, but I have passed on a message via someone else. So hopefully he will supply some sample photos and stories. The gallery is fully booked. The photos up the stairs have been there for almost a year. It would be nice to have something new in that s...
by swithun
Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Google is a fan of HRM. The number one slot:

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The Hard Rock Cafe in London is stealing our thunder by going meat free on Mondays. It must be so that the Grouver from Vancouver can eat there when he's in town.
by swithun
Sun Jun 12, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Menu and instructions.
by swithun
Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Possible display of photos and short stories
Replies: 4
Views: 4408

Possible display of photos and short stories

Does anyone in FoH have time to see if the Forest can display a guy's photos (pretty good and with interesting information about them) and maybe some short stories too.

I can pass on the dude's email address to someone who is interested. Maybe an up the stairs thing before the festival?
by swithun
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Forest's Google Place's Listing
Replies: 2
Views: 3768

Re: Forest's Google Place's Listing

SEO FTW! Would it be worth having a piece of text on the landing page which contained the words 'vegetarian', 'cafe' and 'edinburgh' several times? Search engines reward word density. Vegetarian only appears once in the meta tags and not in the visible text. H********s has 'vegetarian' in the title,...
by swithun
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Nisbets receipt
Replies: 0
Views: 2949

Nisbets receipt

I got sent a receipt by Nisbets. They must have my details as the contact dude for the Forest.
by swithun
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Coolio. I'll be there at 2 and fill you in. Thanks for remembering the blue chips. I had a look in Real Foods the other day, and they didn't have any. So if Funny Bones have any, it would be great.
by swithun
Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Roger that x2.

Thanks.
by swithun
Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

The fateful night is drawing near. Could the KM who makes the Funny Bones order get in plenty of tortilla chips, please? And a good supply of taco shells - 50 at least. If more is cheaper, then they can keep for the August outrage, or get used for some other meal. Thanks. I'd like to do some chilli ...
by swithun
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Right hand gents toilet
Replies: 4
Views: 4319

Re: Right hand gents toilet

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by swithun
Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 215547

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

I was watching the other day, which has a Morricone sound track. Chi Mai is more famous, in France, for being used in a advert.

It may be unrelated, but in that Polaroid, your coat is looking quite glossy, Dai.
by swithun
Mon May 30, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Right hand gents toilet
Replies: 4
Views: 4319

Right hand gents toilet

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by swithun
Mon May 16, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Is there any good vegan cheese? I tried Sheeze, and it was truly a disservice to veganism. I do miss the salty unctuous illusion of happiness.
by swithun
Mon May 16, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Hard Rock Monday in June
Replies: 18
Views: 11588

Re: Hard Rock Monday in June

Thanks, Catalina. Now the date is fixed, I can chase some bands. There is all this talk of molecular cuisine these days (Erika was even telling me about a molecular cocktail mixologist). If there are any sulphurous odours emanating from the Forest in the near future, it won't be the jakeys pinching ...

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