DigameXtra No. 182 for Monday, 14th March 2016

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Lost Dog…..

Lost Dog

This  dog turned up at our house of Friday, he was hungry and thirsty, and full of ticks and fleas. We have fed him and given him water.,
He is very friendly and used to people, we live in the area of Las Cuevas , so I wondered if anyone knows where he has come from.
I put a photo on Facebook but so far no one has come back to me.
Any help or advise will be great.
Many thanks

Tonyandmaggiereed @ hotmail.com



Axarquia Animal Rescue  Club 100 was drawn Saturday.. 


1st Prize of 50e to no 30
2nd Prize of 25e to no 89
Both winners have been notified.
Thank you so much Helen for donating your prize back…..
Next draw will be at our monthly quiz at La Tasca, Torre del Mar on Weds 23 April.


Services Needed- Hi Fi/Surround sound Guru

We have a Denon/Sony surround Hi Fi/Surround sound Gurusound system, the problem is having not used it for some time we are having problems getting it to work. Anyone in the Digame area able to help?
We live close to Canillas de Aceituno. e-mail graham h godley @ gmail dot com
or tel 633 976 203



Services – speaker available for local groups

Do you need a speaker for your club/society? John Hardy is a local author, and is available to give a talk to any groups in the Axarquía. He is now on his 5th career, having been a Quantity Surveyor, Lecturer, Homoeopath and Acupuncturist, Guest House proprietor and chef. He was born in North Yorkshire, has also lived in Essex and Norfolk, and has lived in this area for over 21 years.

For more information about him, go to www.johnhardybooks.com and to discuss any bookings, emailjohn.sedella@gmail.com or if you prefer to phone, ring 951069997


Rental Needed

We are looking for a long term rental property for 1-2 years in Competa or Canillas de Albaida.

Preferably in or near the villages.

At least 2 or 3 bed rooms with terrace or garden.

We have been living here for 3 years so references from previous landlords are available.

Would like to move in March but latest end of April.

Please contact us on email: mabali8688@gmail.com


Rental Available- Nerja

Due to cancellation I now have my beach fronted apt for rent from 19th march until 29th April  on Torrecilla Pplaya, Nerja. Please contact me for special price
sarah.mcnulty  @  yahoo.co.uk


 Rental Needed- Long Term Rental

Wanted minimum 3 or 4 bed finca or villa with pool and garage or carport, suitable for 3 dogs, in the Torrox area for long term rental starting in May.

Please send details of properties you think may be of interest to:

fincaorvilla @ yahoo.ie



Rental Needed – Dog Friendly

dog & heartsMy husband and I are in our sixties and are looking for a property to rent from October 2016 to April 2017 inclusive.

We would prefer somewhere near to the coast – we love La Herradura –

and a pool is not necessary.

Having said that, we would consider anything that has some outside space

for our two dogs and is not approached by a steep hill with a sheer drop

and no barrier.

Private rental considered.

Please contact yvonne.hewins  @  K9behave  dot co dot uk


phone 602506528



Thanks for Excellent Community Service

Thanks to Marty and Vivian for yet another excellent Film Programme (2015 – 2016 )at the Capistrano Social Centre.
We thank them for their hard work,dedication, inspiration,and for sharing their knowledge of the cinema with us and of course their contribution to Adult Education in Nerja.
Sheila and Bill.



Recommendation Needed- Vegetarian Restaurants

I have my sister and brother-in-law arriving for two weeks at the beginning of April.  They are both strict vegetarians, can anyone tell me if there are any suitable restaurants and cafe’s  between Nerja and Malaga please.

contact. nickytam1  @  btopenworld.com




Recommendations – Caterers


foodforthought.es   Tel 605 092 315
Excellent.  I have used them many times.  The owner is Simon
Bob and Patsy


Further to your search for a caterer – we would recommend Restaurante las Fuentes at Oasis de Capistrano.  They have been in existence since 1999 and are extremely experienced in ad-hoc lunches for both local and tour groups. They are more than willing to design a buffet or cooked meal to your budgetary and culinary requirements.

Anglo – Spanish owned Janette would be the person to speak with. Listed on TripAdvisor with a 4.5 star rating. We cannot recommend  highly enough. (Please note at this time of year they are closed on Mondays)


Restaurante Las Fuentes
Urb. Oasis de Capistrano, 

C/Rabat 1
29780 NERJA 


Phone:  +34 952 522 990      Website: www.lasfuentesoasis.es



Recommendation -Re-register car in Spain

May I recommend Guillermo Gonzalez (Willian to his friends, contact E-mail: gandiacorp@hotmail.com) that took over the job of the ‘Classic registration’ of my 1985 Mercedes Benz after an eighteen month failed delay caused by Gestors!!

William was precise, efficient, communicative, excellent value for money and comes highly recommended. My advice to you is ‘don’t even attempt a DIY registration’ you will get lost in the ‘administrative paper work’ of the registration authorities in Malaga who, do not like anyone !!!

Please feel free to contact me for any further information at: johnnerding at lawyer.com should you wish and seriously think again about a DIY!

Very best best of luck, John



Responses – Re Buddha House
Glad to hear that John and Chrissy share our taste, and sympathise
that they had to make do with sausage and mash!!  Know just what you
mean.  Next time try going for lunch, just a few customers and
excellent service, then you have the rest of the day and evening to
digest that wonderful food.   J & C  melbury75  @  gmail.com


 Recommendation – Replies to query re Biopark


We have been going every year for many years now as our

grandchildren love it.

There is ample underground parking, adjacent to the park.

The park is well laid out in clear areas and it is fascinating even

for adults who go every year!

There are a couple of restaurants and cafes on site but of course

Fuengirola has many restaurants and as the park is right in the centre of town, nowhere is too far to go.

There is of course a shop before you can leave.

Photographs are also taken as you enter the park,

which you can view as you leave, the price for the photos is acceptable and make a nice reminder.

Estimate 2-3 hours for your visit and we guarantee you will go again.
Hope you have a good time.
Carol and Patrick


When my grandkids came out, I found the best and cheapest option was to buy the combined train and entrance ticket.
Pat, Rincon.


What’s on –Special – during Competa Art Walk 

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24/3 & 26/3 paper making workshop by Artist Annabel
On Thursday morning 24 March from 11am until 1pm the Artist Annabel Keatley will run the first of two papermaking workshops in the Salon de Actos Competa , as part of The ArtWalk.
Participants will learn the process of making paper by recycling their scraps and left over paper and see how they can completely ‘upgrade’ it to make beautiful sheets of decorative papers. In this workshop they will learn how to add inclusions such as flower petals and leaves, fabrics and images- as well as colour their paper and use embedding, embossing, strengthening and drying techniques.
Materials included.
Please bring along anything you would like to include in your paper.
20 euros per person. Please book in advance; Tel: 699801613 or annabel @ annabelkeatley.com
On Saturday 26 March from 4pm to 6pm Annabel will be leading a plant papermaking workshop. Participants will learn the whole process of cooking and breaking down plant fiber in order to create their own wonderful fibrous plant papers made from Esparto grass. The process is time consuming but can be carried out afterwards at home and with just about any plant fibre. Participants will also be able to add inclusions and emboss their plant papers. Materials included. 25e per person. Please book in advance; Tel: 699801613 or annabel @ annabelkeatley.com
Annabel is a self- taught papermaker living in Salobreña and has been making her own paper for many years. Her workshops are inspiring, fun and informative and are supported by many samples of her work with paper and that of other international papermakers . It is surprising to know that making paper from local plants such as fig , banana and avocado leaves, pampas grass, cactus, spring weeds and left over vegetables is all possible with some basic kitchen equipment.



For sale – Complete Dell dimension 3000 computer system


Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.8 GHz


HDD: 80 GB

Fresh install Windows 7 Ultimate

Microsoft Office 2013 pro plus

15″ Screen, UK Keyboard, mouse & speakers


Velez Malaga

email: cybermonkeyspain @ gmail.com



Wanted- Skype Dual 3800 phone or set
Contact fincaelgato at hotmail.com
Thank you



Wanted Mini ITX motherboard for computer.
I’m looking for a more up to date replacement for my mini PC.

Must come complete with CPU (Intel 2core min) , RAM and I/O plate.
Cheap please!
Contact: Chris on email  cjs7366 @ hotmail dot co dot uk



Wanted 2 small bedside tables and 1 sideboard

Contact –

cook819  @  btinternet.com

0044- 7922296446



For Sale –IKEA Furniture :-


3 IKEA Poang chairs with removable and washable covers 30 euro each Ono
2 pine single headboards 20 euro each
I mirror 10 euro
I pine bedside drawers 15 euro
Vinuela area helen.dempster58@gmail.com 07779267879
For Sale- Sky dish with 4 way LNB connector plus wall mount

1.5 metres only 50€. 3 TV digital  boxes various makes,

20€ each. Competa pueblo, buyers to collect.

Please call 616022734


Wanted –Small Chest Freezer

Looking for.a small chest freezer please.
nerjanails  @  mail dot com



For Sale –Treadmill

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I am downsizing so I have for sale my treadmill.

This is a fairly sophisticated piece of equipment,

the original cost of which was around 400€.

It offers various training options including variable gradients.

It also folds away easily when not in use (see photos).

I live in Velez-Malaga. Contact John on 686 681 009 or

jnpotx 32 at gmail.com

Offered for sale at 175€ or reasonable offer considered



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