Digamextra No. 436 Thursday December 8th 2016

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Warning re Turkeys

I would like to issue a timely reminder to all fellow digamites to check thoroughly the small print on any packaged turkey.  My family’s Christmas dinner was ruined by a ‘Fresh Turkey’ bought from Mercadona  which was infused with garlic and other flavourings.  I had not noticed it as it was just in the small list of ingredients on the back of the bag.  Off to the butcher this year for an unadulterated bird

Jan     –     Benajarafe



Money Taken from Bank Accounts ?

Do any readers know if Endesa and The Ayuntamiento can legally take money from your bank account without authorization, or is ‘just the Spanish way?’

This is reference to Electricity and Water costs.

johnandmoetheridge @ yahoo.co.uk


Like George I too was wondering about this alternative to Endesa so if anybody has gone ‘over’ to them perhaps they could share their experience, good or bad, with the rest of us on Digamextra.

I particularly like the idea that they only use renewable energy.



Services AvailableHome Trust – Electrical Services

16 year experience in UK and Europe

Free estimates

No job too small

Fast and friendly service

Maintenance – Repair – Installation

Web:   www.hometrustspain.com

Email: Hometrustspain@gmail.com

Call or WhatsApp: 635.17.54.87



Services Needed- House Sitters throughout the Year

We are a retired couple that rent the upper part of a house with large terrace above as well. This is located at the beginning of the village of Venta Baja 15 minutes inland of Velez Malaga. The bus service is poor to the coast (Torre Del Mar) For shops/resturants/butchers/bars just a five minute walk.

We are looking for house sitters when we go away in our Motorhome for a minimum of a month at a time to Portugal. We are very flexible and can be away at times to suit house sitters.

We pay rent all year to include water and electric so you only need pay your food etc.

Our back garden is fully enclosed with a 400 mtr orange etc orchard. There is a double gate secure entry for secure parking with a very large terrace with barbecue. There is one flight of stairs to the apartment from front entry. This has three bedrooms but converted to two doubles and the smaller third one now a second lounge with Spanish TV. The second bedroom has an old TV with German TV. Our main bedroom we prefer to lock when away. Main lounge has IPTV for English TV and a very good WiFi system throughout apartment. Main lounge also has air conditioning which is also for heating.  Mobile electric radiators also if needed. A large bathroom with shower over bath and also houses the washing machine. The kitchen has all that you would need including freezer. Dish washer is on our terrace.

We have a dog that we take away with us. On our upper terrace is a large cage with six Love Birds. These need water changing every two days also food topping up the same, but not let out !

If interested contact Paul and Viviana for questions or photos.

Tel Mov 679390914

Email     paul.spain @ hotmail.com




Services Available- Cash Paid……

Have  clear out before Xmas, we will pay cash for all your unwanted goods. household, garden, tools ,etc anything goes.

Ring Ernie or Martin . on 616812765 or 690854154. .

Happy Xmas to all Digamextra readers.



Services Needed-Ryanair Bookings Problem–anyone else ?

I have used Ryanair successfully for some years. I have flights booked with them at the moment. I downloaded our outward boarding passes (from Malaga airport) two weeks ago without any fuss, but now I want to download those for the return leg there’s a problem.

Although every other website is working, Ryanair.com will not open for me. I know it’s working in Estepona and in the UK.

I have tried by laptop and by phone, no joy. We use Orange, and are in the Torre Del Mar area.

Is anyone else experiencing this? Is it Ryanair or Orange (or me)? If anyone can offer any non technical advice or information, would be grateful!

Any responses may be of interest to others as well!

celia1953 @ hotmail.co.uk


What’s on –The Chick Lit Book Club of Nerja

The Club is going into its 5th successful year.

Are you interested in making new friends and reading good books?

We are a great group of International women of all ages, reading a variety of books and meeting once a month at the Teteria Zaidin, Calle Granada 16.

Come and meet us this coming Saturday the 10th of December at 14.15

( 2.15 pm) and see what we’re about !

We have been reading the bestseller “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. For more info call Patty @ 693373530 .



Services Available – Cleaners

One off, regular cleans and changeovers also offered.All €8 an hour including washing and ironing if required. Thorough and reliable.

Torrox, Frigilana ,Nerja  Refs from clients available. Please enail Sara at happyhousetorrox @ gmail.com



What’s on –Celebration of the Arts    poster




What’s on –Axarquia Racing Club, Torrox

 Saturday 10th DecemberA welcome return for Andy Time. Singing popular classics from the 60’s to the 90’s.Bar and food available from 14:00. Live music from 15:00. Booking recommended.


Sunday 11th December.  The popular singing duo Gasoline are back. Performing popular songs from 60’s to present. Bar and food available from 14:00. Live music from 15:00. Booking recommended.

The Racingclub is on the main Torrox Costa to Torrox Village road(MA-102).

Just look for the orange and black gates. Parking on the opposite side of the road.

Now inside for the cooler months..

For more info or to make a reservation contact 654715382.



What’s on- Friday Games


At Chine’s, Puerto Blanco….. meeting every Friday … from 11.30am onwards…

                       (Note New Time!)

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…They do a lovely menu del dia and a great variety of tapas…

We’ve just had our first Christmas Jolly Dinner…and a great time was had by all…..

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 on –  Book signing by local author

Another chance to buy a unique present for someone – a signed copy of one of John Hardy’s books of short stories of crime and mystery, set both in this area and worldwide. Also available in German and Spanish.

Where? at the Christmas Fayre Saturday 10th December at Scirrocos, Puente don Manuel 11 am – 4 pm, or on Sunday 11th at the Christmas Fayre at Table Mountain Restaurant, Comares from 1 pm.


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For Sale-Kitchen fitments

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If you know someone that is getting a new kitchen or is planning one this could save you-them a nice sum of money.

Kitchen bottom Fronts/Panels Pristine Condition from Ikea Ringhult High Shine White with Stainless Steel top grips.

8 Bottom  Fronts/Panels        60 x 40

4 Bottom  Fronts/Panels        80 x 40

8 Drawers Knife/Forks           10 x 40

2 Drawers long/high               20 x 80

1 Front Panel corner carousel 20 x 80

2 Bottom Drawers                  40 x 40

2 top Cabinet flip up               40 x 40

1 Drawer Front                       20 x 40

28 Pieces/Fronts in Total new price 1100,-Euros now 400,-Euros Total

Also Double Glazed Window White good heavy quality 1mtr. x 1.60mtr with frame, possible to open and tilt for ventilation. New 400,- Euros now 150,- Euro Can be transported to house in the area

Email deassola@gmail.com


For Sale- 2 Folding Bicycles


Two Dahon ‘Speed’ folding bicycles, fully serviced in September, excellent condition.

20 inch wheels, 7 gears.

2 x stands, racks, bags, pumps, locks, trouser grips, bells and heavy duty zippered storage bags.

Two saddles, 1 with Royal Gel and 1 sprung

Also includes

1 x new inner tube, puncture repair kit and tools.

Located in Nerja.

500 Euros

For further details contact simongcarlton at yahoo dot co dot uk

0044 7970 178566



For Sale- Return Air Tickets – Malaga-Gatwick, London

Hello, I have 2 return Norwegian flight tickets, leaving Malaga at 06.45 on 21st December 2016 and returning on 28th December at 09.15

Cost was £380.+ for sale £200.

Have spoken with Norwegian airlines and the cost to change names is £36 ppl.
marilyn.boakes @ btinternet dot com



Wanted – Dishwasher (Integrated)

We are looking for an integrated dishwasher. Must be in good working condition and not more than 5 years old.

If you have one that you wish to sell please contact Alan on Mob: 660236639 or by e-mail: alanreaderspain at yahoo dot co dot uk



For Sale- Golf clubs his and hers

2 full sets of golf clubs with trolleys balls and te.s



Wanted – Plywood

Hi does anybody have any surplus sheets of plywood ? We need five sheets approx 4 X 8 ft to make a floor for a caravan awning . Or does anyone know where to buy them at a reasonable price thanks
Cindyandal2005  @  yahoo.co.uk



Wanted – Certified Jamon

Anyone know where I might be able to buy a good quality jamon that is certified for export to the US?

Needs the certification or US customs will confiscate it.

Thanks   Email Melissa please at macnmum @  gmail. com



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