DigameXtra No. 171 for Thursday, 3rd March 2016

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Dog Found on the Beach  

Dog Beach

This beautiful Mastin type dog was found a few days ago near Hotel Iberostar Torrox Costa. She is probably lost, very friendly and house trained so does anyone recognise her ?

If you would like to see her , she is at the Tail Refuge Torrox Costa or for

more information contact Gill tel 633405560 or

email ogillyarmstead  @  gmail.com


Rape Seed Oil Needed  

Have been looking for some time for Rape Seed Oil without success, does anyone know where I can buy.  Thanks in advance

Replies to digamextra so others can benefit from information.  Monica



Yucca Plant Advice Needed Please  


I wonder if any green-fingered Digamite could advise me. I have a Yucca /palm type plant in a pot on my Terrace.( pic attached):had it for 12 mths: Pretty sure it was green when we got it : now looks yellow!

Seems healthy other than the colour. Has it got something bad?

Replies to DigameXtra please, in case anyone else has a similar problem

Thanks for any advice.



Shingles Vaccination ?

Can anyone advise me if they have had a shingles vaccination either privately or through the Health Service

and if so, how much did it cost?

Reply to Digamextra please



Advice  Questioned

I think you’ll find this came about by greedy sellers and buyers. They quite illegally got the buyer to declare they had bought a property at a low price and the buyer handed over cash for the difference. The seller paid less tax on the profit they’d made (on the difference between their purchase and selling prices) and the buyer paid less purchase tax. It was quite widespread and well known. Of course, the problem was when the buyer came to sell it on some time later. If the new buyer wouldn’t play the fiddle, the seller had to pay tax on the profit between the low declared purchase price and the new selling price…. naughty naughty catchee monkey!                                                                                           This system stops all that and quite right too. If everyone pays the correct amount of dues, everyone gains. (Argos, Amazon et al?) What should happen is solicitors should be sued for not giving the correct information…. good luck with that!                              Cheers, Keith



Funeral of Brian Lynch in Nerja

Heartfelt thanks from Brian’s wife and their three daughters, Grainne, Cliona, and Ashling to all the people who came to Brian’s funeral last Monday.

It was very consoling to discover how much love and respect people had for Brian.

Many thanks to all the people who turned out from GINS.

Thanks also to the members of Club International of Nerja.

We were delighted so many people came from Ireland.

Rest in peace dear Brian.  We were blessed to have known you xx

Regards, Mary Lynch.



Services –Electricity Supply – Torrox Costa – comparison

Hello Digamites,
I would like to compare my electricity bills to anyone in a similar situation, and see if my supply is expensive or whether there is a better deal to be had.
I have a two-bed apartment in Torrox Costa, which I currently use as a holiday home.  I’ve had a new boiler.  I have a washing machine, fridge-freezer, 4 electric hot plates and lights.
Between May and July last year my bill with Endesa was 48.68 euro for the contract (3 phases 400V) and 5.56 euro for consumption.  During this time the property was empty and all electricity switched off.  (Power: 6,92 KW (6920W).  Electrical Tension: 380V.  Type of product with Endesa “Tarifa Luz Endesa”).
Apparently I do not have any appliances working with 380V now.  I have been told I need to change the electricity supply to 230V, change fuses in the fuse box and get an electricity certificate.  I have also been told it is a little expensive.  Additionally I wonder how much Endesa would charge for their work changing things over?
I’m sure I’m not the first to ask these kind of questions and would be very grateful for any advice, especially costs.
Many thanks in anticipation.
Bee.    beebumble10356 @ gmail.com  



Building Services Available –

Offering building services in the province of Malaga.

Based in Cómpeta.

Contact Luis at pereiraz86 @ hotmail . com / 651319800

Professional and reliable.



Services Available- Air Conditioning

Air conditioning installed and serviced by City & Guilds qualified technician,

email cragb 2015 @ g mail . com (no spaces all lower case) or

call 693 047 935




Recommendation – Transportation

I recently had a vehicle engine transported from Powys in Wales to Nerja by C & A Euro Van Service and can highly recommend them for the excellent service they provided at a very reasonable cost.   They make regular trips to the UK and will collect and deliver to all parts.  If you want anything large or small transported I suggest you contact them.    Tel: 0034 602627545 e-mail www dot CandAEuroVanService dot com




Recommendation – Gardener

I would like to recommend Ulrich Loos for gardening,

he knows all there is to know about plants and planting and how to

make a garden look beautiful and interesting.

He has done the most amazing job on my patch of wilderness,

putting in steps and paths all made from the rock lying around.

Ulrich is originally from Germany but has lived in Southern Ireland

for most of his life so his German and English are perfect.

He will do any gardening work including maintenance but his flair is great for people not good at knowing where to plant what. It is not easy in this climate to get it right.

Contact for him is :

ulk56 @ gmx.com

or tel : 00353 85 7838875



What’s On – Fitness Class 0n the Beach Thursday

Come join us for a class on the beach at 1400 today. ( Weekly Tues & Thurs)

Do combinations that will improve your balance, strength, energy and flexibility.

Want to look and feel better?

Come, and honor your body, by doing only as much as you can.

Meet at the Balcon on AV de Faro, near the lighthouse on Torrox Costa.  Questions…contact me Karen,  at 1bdyfitness@gmail.com…or

phone  34 697385953.



What’s On –Sajonia Cafe, Algarrobo Costa 

Sajonia Cafe


What’s on  – Car Boot/market, Sunday 6th March.

The Car boot sale/market at El Pantano Restaurant car park ,overlooking Lake Vinuela,

on Sunday 6th March.9.30 to 1.pm.

Easy to find on the A356 towards Colmenar.

Drive over the bridge crossing Lake Vinuela and the car park/bar is just ahead on the right hand side.

Plenty of parking.

There are always plenty of bargains old and new.

Lots of locally grown fresh fruit and veg.

Homemade chutney jams and marmalade.

Plants, shrubs, flowers and herbs.

Greetings cards.

Always a good selection of DIY tools.

(New) ladies clothing.

Paperback and hardback books.

Great assortment of affordable costume jewellery.

Come along and enjoy a morning browsing and picking up a few bargains at this very well established market in a lovely location over looking the lake.

The restaurant has shaded terraces, so come along have a coffee or a beer and tapa.

Bar is open from 9.30 serving drinks and food.

For more information, please ring Sandy on 619471301

If the market is cancelled due to bad weather it will take place on the following Sunday.



What’s on – Thursday Quiz Night Bar La Bodega Torrox Costa

quiz02This Thursday night the Quiz will start at 8:30pm – all welcome so come and have a laugh and test your knowledge.

The standard 5 euro of Beef, Chicken and Gammon Roasts are available with all the usual trimmings are available from 2pm Sunday and by popular demand we will serve Until 8pm, but This Must Be Booked on 617 506 550.
This Friday sees the Meat Raffle starting at 6:30pm.

Tickets are only 1 euro each and lately we have been giving 30+ prizes,

so come along and have a go.
Saturday Night Karaoke starts at 9:30 pm with Johnny Hollywood and songs are available in English and Spanish, followed by a late bar.
All the weeks Sports shown live.
Menu Anti-Crisis starts at 1 euro for mini boccadillos, 2.50 for a Cornish Pastie and Large Cod, Chips, peas and Tartar Sauce is 5 euro’s. 210g Cheese Burger with chips etc at 5 euros, Steak Pie or Chicken and Mushroom pie with chips at 5 euros and Chicken Zinger Burger and chips is 5 euros and more.
Opening hours we are open daily from 11.00 am (12am on Saturday and Sunday) until late. We are situated behind the New Town Hall / Library in Torrox Costa (across the road from Aldi). Avenida Garcia Penalver, Bloque 78.
Free Wi-Fi for customers use.
Real Dart Board available for customers.
Come and have a drink, chat with locals and enjoy.
Free Book Lending Library for customers.



What’s on – Club International of Nerja

Note new opening hours please.

Club Internacional De Nerja
Calle San Juan 42. Nerja 29780.

Social and Cultural Association No 1612
Telephone during opening hours 00 34 952521 858
Opening hours

Mon from 19.30 hrs
Tues, Thurs and Sat 11.00 to 14.00 hrs

Open Some Thursday Evenings check for details
Facebook: cidnerja

Email: clubinternacionaldenerja@outlook.com

“Totally run by volunteers”

Best Regards,

Bill Ogilvie



What’s on – Guiri at Bahia de Tanit  

Guiri Bahia

The forecast is for another sunny afternoon at Bahia de Tanit (Torre del Mar) on Thursday, after the markets in Torre and Velez-Malaga.

For more information, please see




What’s on – Games Afternoon….Fridays


games afto

At the Asia Fu Restaurant in Algarrobo Costa

meeting again at the Asia Fu this Friday… at around 12.30pm….

We are becoming quite a crowd…

Do come along and join us…we would love to meet you all …Ladies and Gents…
We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub Mah Jong and loads more….
Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us…The Asia Fu does a great menu del dia for 6.50 euro…
You don’t have to commit to come every week…just a casual get together of like minded friends…and if you have a game to bring
even better…:0)

For details email madpip@hotmail.co.uk



What’s onBar La Dama: Marie LeBone -jazz duo-   

bar la dama

This Saturday, Bar La Dama in Algarrobo-Costa is proud to have the jazz duo Marie LeBonein our cozy and familiar environment. For the first time in Algarrobo-Costa, you will enjoy this evening of the well-known classics and some beautiful pearls of all times. So, let yourself be amazed by the musical talent this duo has and be on time!

Or,… you can come early and have your Saturday dinner at us.

When: Saturday 5th of March at 21:30h

Where: Bar La Dama, Urb. Centro Internacional – Bloque 73, Algarrobo-Costa

What: Marie LeBone

Remember: March starts @ Bar La Dama with the finest music on Saturday!




For Sale Art Works

Art 01

Unframed original watercolour painting of Yorkshire Terrier

for sale by local artist, Margaret Riordan.

22 x 30 cm,

55 euros, Torrox pueblo


Tango, Buenos Aires, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm by Margaret Riordan.

Framed and ready to hang, Torrox.

225 euros.

mariordan at aol dot com 952 539 839



For Sale –Halogen heater

Used once, rotates & can be seen working.
perfect condition 10 euros

Penocillo, can deliver locally 605817975



For Sale – Chairs  


Pair of print & Burberry chairs

€80 .

debbie632  @  gmx.com.



Samsung ” No Frost” fridge

F-F 01 F-F 02 F-F- 03

with cold water dispenser in very good and working order.

Nothing broken just some scratches on the outside.
95€ ono.

Call Anne 663148516 or Rik 663145527


For Sale –Table & Chairs
tab-chair gdn

Brown basket weave type plastic table and chairs, ideal for a balcony.                     Table 67cm sq. Chairs including seat cushions.                                                             Further matching chairs can still be purchased at Jardine de Nerja on the N340 next to the Repsol Gasolinera @ 19.95 euros each, also the same cushions.           Less than 2 years old and a bargain at 30 euros.                                                         Buyer to collect, El Pino, Torrox Park                                                                               Call Peggy 655855673


For Sale – Print & knit pouffee.


€25 .

debbie632@gmx.com .



For Sale- iPhone 4s unlocked for any network   
4 iPHones

Mint condition with earphones and charger
150€ (cost 400€ new)
Call Dave 653469796
Torrox Costa (Incorrect image added in previous Digmaxtra)



For Sale- sofabed and uplight

sofabed 01 sofabed 02 sofabed light

Blue sofa bed in good condition, easy to turn out

(195x88x80) with mattress (180x132x12)

40 euros

An uplight in steel with two lamps and a dimmer for each lamp.

15 euros

Buyer to collect in Torrox campo

Please contact

jplindberg28  @  gmail.com



For Sale Glass dinning room table with 4 chairs.

glass table & chairs

Very good quality materials. Heavy table and in good condition all round.

Located in central Nerja I can arrange free local delivery.

185 euros.

For more photos and information send me an email to

gnerja2000 at Hotmail dot com.



For sale – Sky & HD Box  

Sky & HD 01 Sky & HD 02

I have for sale a sky+ hd box with remote control, hdmi cable & scart lead


and I also have a set of bt graphite cordless phones for sale


email me at lorrainemartin24 @ gmaildotcom if interested in any of these items.

(Incorrect pics added yesterday )


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