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Guide “Blog” for the Blind…
Do you know anyone with low vision or are blind?
Over two years ago i started to write a blog aimed primarily at expats living in Spain, “The Expats Window.” At that time i estimated that there were approx. 34000 blind or vision impaired British and German expats living in Spain and there was a distinct lack of support available. The 34000 excludes other foreign nationals. Over time the readership of the blog has steadily increased. Not surprisingly the greatest number of hits are from the USA but Spain is 4th behind the UK and Ukraine!!
There are light-hearted as well as the more serious articles with information about the latest research into treatments for eye diseases such as Macula Degeneration and Retinitis Pigmentosa. The Blind Expats Window is a platform for entertainment, information and discussion. I am continuously looking for new contributions especially with local (Spanish) interest for posting and of course new readers. Most people who are officially registered as Blind have some vision, in that i include myself, and by various means manage to read albeit sometimes with difficulty.
I only ask if anyone out there know of someone who fits the bill please let them know about the Blind Expats window. I look forwars to many more hits and contributions from Spain.
Graham Godley Ed.
See the blog, click here http://www.blindexpatsinspain.com
Relaxed and fun beach exercise in Nerja –
This is open to any level and it’s free of charge.
We (Sally & I) will be on Playazo Beach tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 February, for warm up, general & circuit exercise, warm down and stretching. So please come along and get started on energising you and working your body.
There’ll be more sessions too, depending on demand, both on Playazo and Burriana Beaches in Nerja.
We’ll be in front of the large car park (the one with road access) on the beach side at 6 pm.
For more information, please contact me on 634230167. Thanks, Alexena.
Services – Work Needed Please
Woman looking for work in the Torrox Nerja areas.
Hardworking, intelligent and very honest woman (57 yo) seeks work here. Currently living in Marbella. Made the mistake of moving to Marbella from Torrox on a promise of work and has been let down and now wants desperately to come back and just be happy again.
She is originally Bulgarian and was an English teacher there so English no problem. Learning Spanish at the moment and willing to do anything to be able to return.
So anything will do. Cleaning, housekeeping or looking after someone.
She is open to anything.
Great personality friendly and extremely reliable.
If you have anything or just want to know more contact me Dave Evans at zuk6059 @ gmail.com or call me on 634010882 Contact me via Whatsapp if easier
Services Excellent Artist Available
Services Needed – Gas Engineer
Can anyone recommend an authorized gas engineer/technician in the Torre del Mar area? Got problems with a hot water unit. M.F.
Answers to Digamextra please
Long Term Rental Needed
Retired couple looking for a long term rental from june preferably in the Torrox area, min 2 bed 2 bath,
We do have a small dog he is a none shedder and very clean, deposits and refrences available,
Please contact me at my email address, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommendation for Oscar Pinazo
We have just had some more plumbing and electrical work done by Oscar. He seems to solve every problem, has good suggestions to help any situation. His prices are very reasonable and he has a very professional attitude.
He always arrives on time.
Repair of Domestic Appliances
EPC Energy Certificates
Tel: 605590011 or email email@example.com
The Stevens Sayalonga campo
Recommendation – Silks Sports bar & Grill.
Recommendation , we have just had a lovely lunch snack at Silks Bar. Newly opened last weekend,refurbished and looking good. Very tasty food, with something a little different. Friendly staff, well worth trying them. They are doingSunday lunch too.
Bloque 8, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa, Passo Maritimo. 952967266/688328128.
What’s on – GUIRI
GU!R! are playing at Bahia de Tanit on Thursday lunchtime after the markets in Torre del Mar and Velez-Malaga. Hoping for sunshine and skies clear from pink Saharan dust but with many thanks to everyone that came last week in the rain!
For more information please see https://www.facebook.com/GUIRI.rock.band/
What’s on at Los Amigos, Torrox Park Tonight!
Enjoy a night of comedy with Alan Wallace at Los Amigos Social Club, Torrox Park. Tickets available at the door tonight (24th February) at €5 each (excluding food). Doors open at 8.00 pm.
What’s on Tuesday & Wednesday 3rd & 4th May –
Coach Excursion to Cordoba Patios.
Please come and join friends of Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar on a 2 day/ 1 night coach excursion to see the Festival of the Cordoba Patios.
This is a contest of patios and crosses that was first started in 1918, where house owners of the city decorate their homes with beautiful flowers and plants in order to win the prestigious awards presented by the municipality.
The patios are in various parts of the city, close to the Jewish quarter and Cathedral and the finest example is found in the Palacio de Viana.
The first day you will stop for breakfast on the way to Cordoba where you will arrive at approximately 11.00h. You will check in to the 3* Hotel Selu, which is situated about a 10 minutes walk to the Cathedral. The rest of the day is free to discover the city and have dinner.
After breakfast on the second day there will be a guided tour in English of the patios, after which there will be free time to have lunch and the coach will depart from Cordoba at 16.30h. Ticket price for a double room 95 Euros per person, single room 115 Euros available at the Centre. This includes the hotel on a bed and breakfast basis, guided tour, coach and insurance. Proceeds for fundraising. Departure times Viñuela (Football Pitch) 7.10h, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.35h, Caleta (vets) 7.40h, Torre del Mar (Bus Station) 7.50h.
For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards
What’s on – Flea Market/Rastro
Come and join us for the 1st Rastro/Flea Market this year at the Pool Bar in Canillas de Albaida.
If you would like to reserve a table let me know? See attached poster.
Tables will include cakes, bric a brac, books, cards, clothes, jewelry, handbags the more the merrier. The Pool Bar offer a reasonable menu at very good prices. This will be regular monthly Rastro.
If it is raining, the market will be cancelled
What’s on Mothers’ Sunday – a Treat
Why not treat mum to a delicious traditional afternoon tea at cafeteria H20 Nerja.
Selection of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and clotted cream. Home made cakes and petit four.
Choice of tea or coffee for just 12€ per person.
Why not add a cava for 3€ extra.
Booking essential on 952525971.
Also every Sunday subject to availability Booking highly advisable.
H20 Nerja, Playa Burriana.
What’s On The 8th Art Walk in Cómpeta!
Wednesday 23, Thursday 24, Saturday 26, Sunday 27 March 11.00 – 19.00h.
This event aims to bring together the community in an animated, artistic atmosphere and will be hosted at various venues in Cómpeta. The weekend will offer people, with an interest in art, the chance to meet artists of Cómpeta and out of the region and see lots of artworks…Paintings, graphics, drawings, jewelry, turned wood, textile art and bronze & metal sculptures will be shown. More than 28 artists & craftsmen will participate! Plus live music & workshops. We welcome you to the 8th Art Walk!
For the information booths we’re looking for volunteers, who will inform the visitors about the Artwalk. We’ll do it in shifts. (23 – 27 March) Please let us know if you fancy helping us! email: email@example.com
What’s on Dana&Gianni’s concerts this week
Wednesday 24 h.21.00 Hotel Nerja Club Avenida de Pescia, Nerja
Saturday 27 h. 23.00 Wall bar Hotel Vincci Malaga (see the poster)
Follow us on Facebook: Dana&Gianni Il Caos e Dana
What’s on Coraxial Choir
Would you like to sing with us? You are welcome to attend one of our rehearsals without any obligation.
What’s on at Bar Amalia, Archez
Thursday evening 25th February at 6.00 pm demonstration of Thermomix, the new singing and dancing machine for cooking.
Friday 26th February Aire Flamenco will be playing a mix of modern Spanish and English music from 8.30 pm. If you fancy a bite to eat we have a selection of starters and for mains Chicken Enchilada, or Vegetable Enchilada, Homemade Sausages with Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Chilli Chicken with Noodles, Spicy Burger or Fish in San miguel Batter with Homemade chips. Choice of Homemade Puds. To book your table call Dot on 634302480. Look forward to seeing you.
For Sale – Complete kitchen
Includes all appliances apart from the small fridge.
550 euros- Reduced
For further information please send me an email to krikjohnson at hot.com
For Sale Animal Cage
Animal cage for sale
2ft long x 20″ high x 16″ wide
Contact fionawalters69 at aol dot com at Torrox Park
Shame to Dump this Paint
I am about to dispose of a lot of high quality plastic paint. exterior / interior.
All of it has been tinted into pastel shades of varying colours.
It is all in 15 litre tubs, though only 3 of those tubs are full. The remainder are
approx. half or a quarter full There are about 6-8 tubs in total, maybe more.
You will have to collect from Benajarafe, and be quick about it as I want it out
of the way !
mobile: 608 801 214.
Wanted – Car Wheel
I am looking for a four stud wheel to fit a 185/65R15 tire.
Peugeot Nissan Opel and Renault all have models this size.
as do some Kias.
mike lince 651 735 055 or ecnilart at hotmail dot com
Torre del Mar area
Please call 671374241 or e-mail slbiznate @ gmail.com
For Sale –Two bedside chests.
€25 each or near offer.
Solid wood, yew finish.
Can deliver locally to Lake Vinuela.
J.kingsleymonks @ btinternet.com.
For Sale – Peugot 206
Few dents 1.4 turbo diesel , silver usual Spanish knocks ,
few beer debts, 100% legal no fines – sooo economical
1900 as is
€2500 with re-spray and dents fixed – I pay transfer itv til 12/16
Tax – I’ll pay
For Sale –Multi- jet shower panel
With mirror and small glass shelf
Easy to install
Torre del l Mar area
Please call 671374241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sale- Seat Marbella
1995 Seat Marbella for sale. Good condition, serviced regularly.
Reliable and economical to run.
31,400 km. ITV until June 2016.
€600 ONO. Tel: 692 237 908
Wanted – Compressor
min 100 L would prefer 200 L
Please contact Chris fincaelgato @ hotmail dot com
For Sale –Spanish style bed.
Two clean mattresses, option high or low.
Valance and pillows that attach to headboard.
Wanted – Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Does anyone know where I can buy extra virgin coconut oil? I can’t find it anywhere. Reply to Digame please in case others are looking.
For Sale – Collection of Glasses & Cabinet
30 cut crystal bohemian glasses .
Colour overlaid & gilded.
Price €325 .
Edwardian marquetry drinks cabinet .
High quality piece with inlaid work depicting hunting scenes .
Excellent condition .
Price 625 euro
Email – ulk56 @ gmx.com
Wanted – Various
Folding table ..
microwave oven .
.ornamental pots .
Three quarter size bed..
message or phone 00447922296446
For sale – Four hardback books – Rod McKuen
From the American singer-songwriter, musician and poet Rod Mckuen :-
Listen To The Warm, Most of the poems in this book were written as lyrics for songs and recorded by himself.
Stanyan Street & Other Sorrows, these poems are lyrical warm and sensitive, some written as early as 1954.
Fields of Wonder, Here he presents reflections on life and relationships in the surrealistic and mystical style of the late 60’s and early 70’s.
With Love, The poems express the pleasure of love and it’s fulfillment.
All hardbacks are with their sleeves and in good condition from a private collection.
30 Euros for the four books.
Telephone Nerja 622 466 919
For Sale Various – pics
2 Tennis Rackets with covers in very good condition. €15 for both.
Hardly used mobile Wi-fi router on Orange pay as you go. Very economical to use and ideal for those who don’t have broadband installed or need Internet access when out and about. €25
Curtain Panels. I have 6 of these curtains they are 1.38 mts wide x 2.5 mts long. Double panel, one is black and the over panel is sheer with white pattern. Also 2 plain black voiles. €35 for the lot.
Sky + HD box. Excellent condition with cable and remote €45
Please phone 633 705 664.
For Sale Crock-Pot Sauté Traditional Slow Cooker – 4.7ltr
Removable stoneware pot can be used on the hob, in the oven, in the
microwave and can be placed in the freezer. Dishwasher safe stoneware
pot with rinse-clean coating and lid.
For Sale Watch
Tag Heuer medium size F1 day / date. 200mtr. (also suitable for a lady )
Have fitted a brand new strap.
I believe the Cost new was well over 400€.
Mobile 608 801 214.
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