Digamextra No. 394 Wednesday October 26th 2016 


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Thanks to Everyone who sent me their best wishes for the Cataract Operation.

All went well (even though it turned out to be a ten hour day!)

I can see it all now !

Obviously – Spanish Magic!





Endesa Office

I guess you might have visited Endesa’s office in Velez-Malaga.  This is notorious for offhandedness, and having skeletons occupying some of the chairs.

The office in Nerja is far better, and less busy, and there is usually English to be had. It isn’t necessary for you to use your nearest office.

To find it, go over the cobbled bridge (at Supersol), do not turn first right (Clinica Rincon etc), but take next right, and they’re about 50m on the right.  Park under Supersol, and get a coffee there for free parking.




Loan of a Wheelchair Needed

My friend is in need of a wheelchair  for a period following a stroke. Does any kind Digamite have one that they would be willing to loan her please?

Julie  in Competa
Telephone 638893306  email Thomsonjuliec at gmail dot com



Need Advice: Dealing with a Rat Infestation

I live semi-rurally on a mountain above the village of Sayalonga.

Rats have always been a constant menace, chewing electrical wires and such. Back then, my old Border Terrier was a great help with control.

Sadly, I’ve lost my faithful companion to old age earlier this year. These days, I’m trying the conventional rat traps but they all seem quite violent and I’d prefer not to deal with the bloody aftermath or a half-dead rat which I might have to kill. Could anyone help to share some insight into the best way to deal with these pests?

Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Email: stuartharron @ yahoo.co.uk

Telephone: +34 620 438 239



Recommendations Needed –

Does anyone know of good kennels in the Velez Malaga area?

I have 2 golden retrievers that I would like to put in kennels for one night on the 23rd of December
Email m.bailey11 @ sky.com



Recommendations Needed – Optician

Can anyone please recommend an optician in the Velez-Torre area? I need an honest accurate optician who won’t ‘tweak’ the spectacles prescription so you return quicker!!

tony.randall @ hotmail.com ( and Digamextra please)



Services Available – Weigh Bridge

(1)There is a weigh bridge at the builders merchant next to Eroski in Velez Malaga.

(2) There is one on Calle Acequia in Velez Malaga behind the fruit market opposite La Palma garden centre, John M

(3) In reply to the above request:- There is a Public Weighbridge at Velez-Malaga, off the La Vinuela road (A356) coming out of V-M, on the last roundabout where Repsol and La Palma  are, on the opposite side of the road ~ you  will see the sign on the road side. Do not know what it is like or how much – just seen the sign.     Roger


Rental Available – 4 Bedroom Villa in Velez/Benamocarra

We are still looking at the possibly of renting out our lovely 4 bedroom villa in Velez/Benamocarra for 2-3 months namely mid –end of December 2016 to mid February 2017 for a nominal amount as we are looking at the possibility of someone looking after our cat whilst we are away, obviously we are looking at a cat lover as well as needing personal references.

If interested, please contact elise_broughton @ hotmail.com



What’s  On – Charity Halloween Spinathon for Cudeca & Macmillan

Would you like to combine raising money for charity, keeping fit, fun and trying something new?

Why not come to our charity event raising money for Cudeca & Macmillan cancer charities?

We have two spin bike classes back to back and all proceeds go to the charities. The classes are suitable for all levels of fitness, ages and abilities. You can do one or two classes. It’s really good fun!

So if you ever fancied trying a Spin bike fitness class then this is your chance. It’s just 45 mins on a static bicycle pedalling to music (at your own pace) with 8 other people on their bikes looking down to the coast. Fantastic views!

Why not bring supporters? There will be free drinks and nibbles and a glass of cava to celebrate your achievement on the bike!

The event is at Chili Leisure – up by the football club.

Contact me for further details and to book on: Karen 616 341 709 or karenparnell01 @ hotmail.com

Booking can be made here also: http://www.chilibandb.com/fitness-classes.html



What’s On – Autumn Extravaganza


Do not miss Colmenar Social Club’s Autumn Extravaganza this Wednesday 26th October from 12 midday – 4 pm at Hotel Arco del sol (A356 KM 9) Casabermeja, Colmenar.

Cantaremos will be performing at 3.30, see you there!

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What’s On – Oil Painting Workshops with Steve Godfrey 

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Local professional artist Steve Godfrey will be running a new set of 6 oil painting workshops based on Portraits and Still Life – beginning Friday 11th October 2016. From 10:00 – 13:00

The new venue will be El Algarrobo Viveros – Garden Centre – Viñuela

If you have ever dreamed of becoming an oil painter or being a better oil painter this is the workshop for you.

Steve has over 12 years experience working as an artist in this region and will be passing on a magnitude of tips, techniques, information and practical advice to help you develop as an artist and an oil painter.

The first workshop on Friday 11th October will be a “Start up day” a practical guide through all the equipment and materials you will need for the workshops including  where to get things from, the different types and how to prepare and use them.

There will be information handouts and Steve will be doing plenty of demonstrations to give you a real insight into his colourful modern impressionistic style.

Some of the subjects to be covered through the 6 – weekly workshops.

Supports (canvases), Paints, Solvents, Mediums and Brushes.

Still Life and Portraits. Inspiration and where to get it. Setting up and lighting, Drawing skills, Colour mixing, Brush techniques, Painting from life, Painting from photo reference, Photography and working with a computer.

There will only be 8 places available on a first come first serve basis. Each workshop will be €12.50 per person per week.

If you are interested and would like more information. Contact Steve Godfrey.

Email: steve @ focaleye.com

Phone or Whatsapp:  695 707 151

FB: Steve Godfrey Art

Website: www.focaleye.com

Also Steve will be at Trapichi Farmers Market Tuesday mornings.



What’s On – RBL Poppy Appeal




What’s On – Spooky Sories for Halloween in Benamargosa



Please bring a cushion and a ghostly story to tell, this Sunday morning 30th October 1100am. You can just listen if you prefer! It s at La Vaqueria, Calle Limon, 20, Benamargosa 29718 where you can enjoy a buffet meal after, prices from 10 euros from 1pm. If you haven t found this amazing, music, food, art venue yet then just passed Coviran turn right and follow the road, and LaVaqueria is just after a steep bit in the road!



What’s On – APA Estacion Esperanza


APA Estacion Esperanza will be having a Christmas Fayre on 26th November at El Varadero Bar to raise much needed funds for the charity.
Do you have Christmas Crafts that you would like to sell at this event? If you are interested in booking a table at 10 euros, all proceeds to the charity. Then please contact Jacki on 653 281 898



What’s On – At La Casa Bar and Restaurant Torrox Pueblo?

Our New seasonal winter menu starts on Tuesday 1st November.

Come and try our Antipasto to share or one of our  new dishes including Oriental spiced noodles.

We will also be serving  a winter  Lunchtime  set menu –  3 courses for just 9.95. This menu will change weekly.

Available 12-16.00 only.

We are now taking booking for Christmas day lunch 5 course 65 euro pp

New Years Eve- sorry fully booked.

For reservations for the Hotel call 952535471 or the restaurant 952539650

La Casa

Hotel and Restaurant

Calle Baja, Plazuela De Barajas 3
Torrox 29770,
Malaga, España.
Tel/Fax +34 952 53 54 71



What’s On – Bar La Tasca

tasca-02We are in Torre del Mar across from the police station and we serve all day breakfasts from 9am Min-Sat. Also we have pitufos, croissants, homemade burgers, pies, gammon, various chicken meals, wraps, pil pil, salads.

Tel 640328051 or 640569988.


Free – Having a Clear Out – Items Free to Collector

(Charity preferred)

  1. Nokia Mobile phone (not smart phone) in case with charger
  2. Microwave Sterilizer for Baby bottles etc. used for 1 week
  3. Box of various cables for TV & computer
  4. Satellite dish and receivers
  5. Wall light fitting (glass)
  6. Dome light ceiling fitting
  7. Wii Sports, Wii Fit and Guitar Hero
  8. IPTV TV box (White)
  9. Bag full of light bulbs (not LED) – most never used

email for photos

trevhayward @ gmail.com

Please consider – otherwise they are for the dump!  Trev



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For Sale – Various

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Leem brand HA-200 Amplifier/mixer with speakers and stands ideal for PA or small disco. €85

Folding felt covered notice board, opens out to 180X180 cm, folds down to 90X60 cm,.  Ideal for a club notice board or for mobile display. €50
4 cork notice boards, 90X60 cm and 1 ply notice board 80X65 cm, €5 each or €20 for all 5.
I am in Torre Del Mar but can deliver within reason.

All proceeds to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.
Contact steveheugh @ yahoo.co.uk



For Sale – Kitchen units, Oven, Hob, Sink & Mixer Tap

Complete kitchen for sale.  White wood grain finish with white worktops and white handles.

In good condition.

Comprising of the following:

Corbero conventional single oven

Corbero ceramic hob

Single bowl sink with draining board& mixer tap

5 wall cupboards all 87.5cm tall  – 1x45cm wide, 1x50cm wide, 3x60cm wide & 50cm corner cupboard

5 floor cupboards – 1x60cm wide, 1x70cm wide, 1x45cm wide drawer unit, 1x100cm wide sink unit, 1×100 wide corner unit.

2x230cm tall side panels & 1x60cm wide/27cm tall wall cupboard – For fitting around a freestanding fridge/freezer

Floor cupboard feet and kickboards

2x worktops – 1 x230cm long with sink cut-out, 1x 278cm long wide hob cut-out

Available for collection in Frigiliana

200€ for the lot or make me an offer!

Photos are available from the vendor – contact him directly –

Please email davemac174 @ yahoo.co.uk or call +447767666453



For Sale – Stone Buddha 


Lovely light grey stone Buddha 53cm high including stone plinth.

Not stained just took photo when wet.

Very heavy – will not blow away in wind.

€40 Torrox

please email saraprior @ ymail.com



For Sale – Wood Burning Stove 

Jotul 118 model free standing green enamel wood burning stove(1972-1983).
Flue outlet at rear,
H 30.5 W14 D31.5 inches
Min 4kw
Nom 7kw
Max 11kw
Price €450 but open to offers.
Last seen new price €1700
Needs 2 people to move it.
Contact 952534088 or 638416163



Wanted – Zip Bike

I am looking for a zip motorbike (49cc) for my Son.

Has anyone got one they would like to sell?
Please Email me on amanda wood 96 @ yahoo. co.uk ( no spaces )
Thank you



Wanted – Small Computer Desk

any colour will do .
Please ring 652073192 or 951239673 or

Email jandele @ hotmail.com



For Sale – Spin Exercise Bike  


Horizon S3+ static bike for highly effective exercise.

Bought from John Lewis in the UK. Solid design.

Fully working with display that shows RPM, distance, speed, time, calories burned, clock and total distance travelled.

Chain drive so feels like a bike. Fully adjustable.

Wheels for moving it around.

Can deliver within a reasonable distance.

Note: It is very solid construction with a 22kg fly wheel so hence very heavy.


Contact: Karen on 616 314 709 or karen.parnell @ chilitri.com



Wanted – Garden shed

Must be good condition and water proofed, looking for 3m x 2m size.

contact    elise_broughton @ hotmail.com



For Sale  – Large old TV, Doors & Exercise Bike

Large old CRT Philips TV , 10 euro

Patio doors (single pane/reflective glass) – pair 2.2m high * 1.3 m wide  (approx), 30 euro

Exercise bike (ladies) Dikar Sports Forma 3.1, 20 euro

Buyer collects- 608303978



For Sale Fresh Picked, Tree Ripened Mangos / Spiced Mango Chutney

Fruit of the Gods –

Fresh mangos, sun ripened on the tree and picked at their peak of perfection!

Juicy, sweet and oh so good for you…eat them fresh sliced, or use as a dessert topping.

Blend for a sauce or add some milk and a bit of sugar for a superb smoothie.

Fresh mangos are an excellant source of vitamines and the natural high fibre aids in smooth intestinal function…better than an apple a day!

2 euros/kilo

Heavenly Spiced Mango Chutney –

Made of fully ripened fresh mangos and seasonings together with blended spices and natural sugars for an ever so savory chutney that will maranade perfectly with any pork, chicken or beef. Add as a sauce to perk up a rice dish, or use as a garnish on the side. Canned in 720ml jars which are shelf storable with refrigeration after openning recommended. Mango season is coming to a close…Stock up now and enjoy the exotic taste of spiced mango all year round.

5 euros/jar

Located in Algarrobo Pueblo…home delivery available between Nerja/Competa/Torre del Mar/Lac Vinuela …2 euro surcharge to cover fuel costs.

Taking email orders for delivery this Friday… October 28th.

Please also email to inquire for dates of future deliveries.

Contact Ellen: ellen.amos @ hotmail.com



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