Digamextra No. 532 Thursday March 16th 2017

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Looking For Swathe of Poppies in the Axarquia

This may seem an odd request, but a special family occasion is coming up and it would make for some particularly lovely photos if the background was a swathe of poppies (ideally), or possibly an expanse of purple flowers or even something like oil-seed rape. It’s the expanse of bright colour that matters.

The photos can be taken any time soon, in advance of the event at the end of April.  If you see an area like this near you and can take a quick shot and send it to me (to save us chasing all over the Axarquia) we would all be extremely grateful!


handl newman @ hotmail dot com



Telephone & Internet Connections

Hi Jane

Well I am actually flabbergasted by the number of replies I received to my query about internet connections.

Many thanks to all your readers who took the time to reply/ Well done keep it up.


( From Jane – This is why I do Digamextra! Wonderful ! )



Dogs’ Lives

Doggi and Otto who I have posted about before are still in a poor state.


You can see them here https://youtu.be/khtAqKiTgRw  in the rain and before when they were first shown  https://youtu.be/Xe4Cx_v191g  (we brought them food and clean new bowls)

Does anyone have a ‘kennel’ or shelter that can be built up that at least keeps them dry and in the shade when the sun comes ?  If you can help or suggest anything, including re-homing please call,


chris @ seebafilms.co.uk




Services Needed – Mobile Phone Repairs

My phone microphone is dud, any one know who can fix it please.

Email: 37vernon @ gmail.com



Services Needed – Speech Therapist

Hello, Could anyone recommend an English speech therapist who works with children. Answers to Digame please. Many thanks  JP




Services Available – DoctorLaptop’s March Madness Specials and Windows 10 Info

(In order to pay off debts I incurred during my recent illness, a life threatening Novotil reaction, I am offering these unbeatable specials. If you have benefited from the free advice and solutions I provide the community now is the time to show your support by availing yourself of these specials. I greatly appreciate your patronage.) 

Windows 10 is now stable and can be installed on any computer that shipped with Windows 8/8.1. Most computers that were originally Windows 7 can also run Windows 10, although some models may not support Cortana (the annoying talking search feature that few use).

Special #1: Upgrade your computer to Windows 10.  Now only €60 for laptops, add €10 for towers! This includes saving all your data (pics, docs, vids, etc.). Includes installing many popular programs: Google Chrome and Firefox browsers including uBlock ad blocker and Ghostery tracking blocker, Avast AntiVirus Free, CyberReason Ransomware Blocker, Ccleaner, VLC Media Player, WPS Office (supports Microsoft Office files), FreeTelly and FilmOn to view your TV favs (connect your TV with an HDMI cable to replace your KODI box), CyberGhost Free VPN, Adobe Reader/Acrobat, Java, Flash Player and Iobit Uninstaller. Computers with a DVD drive will also receive a Recovery Disc. Normally this package would cost well over €100 depending on how much data needs saving. Notes: you may need to reinstall your printer driver; brand name towers only, no custom built towers.

Special #2: Computer lessons on your chosen topic only €15/hr. Make a list of tasks you want to do. I will teach you how to do it.

Special #3: Get your own simple 1 page website. Only €45! No annual fees. Perfect to advertise your biz or property. Simply bring me the info and pics you want to include. Need to update the site text or pics in the future? I’ll do it while you wait for €15.


Email: doctorlaptop @ protonmail.com  Phone: 675 993 069



Services Offered – Preparing Home for Sale

Are you trying to sell your home, or just need help with sprucing up a room or two, or maybe a make over. We can help at a very reasonable rate.

Call us to discuss your needs , and we can come along and quote.

Let us take the stress out of it all, and give us a call.
Edel’s Creations.    604384346 or

email: edelscreations  @ gmail.com (remove the spaces)



Services – Opticians – Opinion Needed

After some disappointing (and expensive) experiences with local opticians we have been going to Specsavers, Fuengirola for the last three lots of glasses and have been very pleased with the service, the eye test and most of all the price. However this entails two trips to Fuengirola which is a bit of a pain so we are considering trying local again.

Has anybody any experience of Martin Opticas in Algarrobo Costa?  Reply to my email. (Only positive responses can be published in DigameXtra due to the Digital Defamation Laws regarding blogs.)

carolemhart @ yahoo.com



Rental Needed – Family Looking a House to Rent in Torrox Pueblo

Needed from 17th to 26th of September.

We need a good size terrace or rooftop as we will have a 6 year old with us.

We have stayed in the village twice already but the house we usually stay in

has been sold :

( but if anyone knows of a nice place please don’t hesitate to contact me.)



Orlaithb9 @ googlemail.com



What’s On – Disco Pizza

Dana & Gianni in concert (Jazz/Blues/soul) Disco Pizza Torrox Pueblo, Plaza Almedina Saturday 18 of March 9.00pm



What’s On – Johnny Q’s Irish Bar 

Come down to Johnny Q’s and celebrate St. Patricks for a great night of live music with Johnny Q himself.

Our famous Irish Stew with homemade soda bread will be available at 5 euros a bowl.

Bloque 9 Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa



What’s On – Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar


Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar.   Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail:  luxmundi @ lux-mundi.org.  Web: www.lux-mundi.org

Friday 17th March – Taizé Prayer.  Please come and meet friends of the Spanish Evangelical Church (Presbyterian) and Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre who invite you to share in a “time for prayer and meditation” at the San Andrés Parish Church (Parish rooms), Torre del Mar.  Time 20.15.

Kind regards,

Patricia Rothwell, Press Officer

Tel.  952 513 531



What’s On – Afternoon Games

Games Afternoon Fridays

At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Café Caleta de Velez

meeting every Friday from 11.30am onwards.

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.

Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and meals or  you can join us for lunch in the Eclipse next door.

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.

For details email: madpip @ hotmai .co.uk



CD vs DVD – Apology

Apologies to those enquiring about the sale of the Michel Thomas Spanish learning discs in yesterday’s Digame.

The sets are CDs not DVDs, although they will play on either system.

Phone: 699 210 776.



Wanted – Looking for a Second Hand Sofa Bed

Torrox Costa area but can collect.

Please contact Gill 633405560 or

email:  ogillyarmsated @ gmail.com



Wanted – Quality Vehicle – Especially 4×4

Is anyone selling their vehicle?

Manuel and Joseph are interested in buying second hand cars.

952 642 337



Wanted – Kenwood Chef

Help, after 30 years of service my trusty Kenwood chef has gone to meet its maker.

Does anyone have in the back of their kitchen cupboards not in use. One they would like to sell ?
Please email: karencasalata @ msn . com

or call 609766712 . Thanks, Karen



For Sale – Eco Thermostat for Panel Heater

Our panel heater broke and we could return it to Leroy Merlin but kept the separate eco thermostat.

Now we have no need for a new panel heater and are selling the thermostat which was only used for about 2 months. New price was 49,90€. Sell it for 20€. Should fit most panel heaters.

Can be delivered to Competa, Canillas de Albaida, Torrox and Nerja

Please contact mabali8688 @ gmail.com



For Sale – X Box and PC Computer Games 

30 immaculate  condition X Box and PC computer games.

3 euros each or will sell as a job lot for a special price.

The games are in the Charity Shop in Puente don Manuel underneath

the Maromo estate agents, the shop is open Wednesday, Friday and

Saturday mornings 10 until 1.30 pm.

Tel. 654252250 or call into the

shop and have a look.



For Sale – Sofa & Chair 

Brown leather reclining chair and  reclining sofa.

Can deliver locally

Competa  area

150 euros




For Sale – On Behalf of Charity – Spanish Life & History

Are you new to Spain?  Interested in Spanish Life and History?

34 books on Spain, everything from Driving over Lemons (+ 3 more) by

Chris Stewart, Snowball Oranges (+4 more) by Peter Kerr,

Spanish Lessons by Peter Lambert, Sunny Side Up by David Baird.

Books by Martin Kirby,  Jason Webster, Miranda Innes,  Ernest Hemingway and Laurie Lee and lots more, including books on the Spanish Armada and Civil War.  Yours for a donation to either Apariv Dog Refuge or Axarquia Animal Rescue.   Collect from Chilches.

Jeanandbrianmarshall @ yahoodotcodotuk



For Sale – Faux Wooden Beams


They are  8 lengths which measure

163cm, 165cm, 168cm, 164cm, 215cm and 3 at 386cm.

I also have  7 ends / nogels and joints

Buyer collects from Torre de Benagalbon

For more information email me on

michelleconner32 @ aol.com or whatsapp 610447527



For Sale – Wifi Router

TP Link brand, 30€

635864866 Torrox



For Sale – Furniture & Bikes

Old Charm Gateleg Table and 4 chairs.

112 cmsx160 cms. open depth 45cms.

60 Euros

Bedside cabinet Pine

10 euros ono.

2 Adult bikes Reasonable condition 50 euros willing to sell separately.

Pine Dresser 210cms. high x 103cms wide 42cms.

depth comes apart for easy moving 70 euros.

Very good condition.

Mangamassa area. Nr. Los Romanes.

Phone 690705087 Email moylanmary @ yahoo.co.uk




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