DigameXtra No.850 Friday February 2nd  2018  

 

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Cat Needs Home

                                                                                                           A few months ago someone dumped their young kitten in our street to live with our street-cats.   He was accepted by the street cats but because he was used to live with people before, he was reaching out to everyone and getting kicked and messed with. I took him in, got him vaccinated, and tried finding him a home. He was taken in by a lady, but unfortunately brought back again because she was not allowed to have animals in her rented apartment.   I got him neutered 2 weeks ago so he is all ready to go to a new family.  He is a very sweet and kind approx 10 month old male.         In the meantime I tried everything to find him a new home. But unfortunately with no luck.           The problem is I can not keep him in my house any longer..it has been 2 months now and I have daily fighting going on with my other 2 lady cats. One of my other cats is so stressed out that she is vomiting a lot.  The last thing I want is to put back him back on the street, but I can not keep him longer myself. Monique    mwahlers@live.nl

 

Warning      A few days ago I had bought something quite valuable in Malaga and then went to IKEA to have lunch, and do some more shopping. I got back to the car with my friend unlocked it and went on my way. Later on I went to help myself to some sweets I kept in the glove pocket and they were missing. I thought nothing of it until I arrived home and started to unpack the car and discovered my valuable item was missing as well. So was the loose change I kept for parking fees.
I have been told since of instances where people have gained access to cars in Malaga by cloning the signal from a key controller. This is where the thief uses a receiver to pick up the signal your key generates, and then after you have left the area transmits the same signal to your car unlocking it. I would advise people parking in Malaga to lock your car using the door lock and key properly to avoid transmitting a signal which can be intercepted. Unlocking your car with the controller is of course not a problem if you’re going to drive away from the area. Bearing in mind there was no forced entry, and the claim would affect my insurance premium I have accepted I’m €450 poorer. I hope this advice prevents you from being the same.   Victor

 

Help –Shock. Horror!  Gallo Roja ?    A very popular and favourite restaurant of ours in Torre del Mar, is now no longer there!    Gallo Rojo (Red Rooster) was about 50 metres from the Paseo, lighthouse end. I think it was on Avda. Dr. Maranon.    Antonio the Spanish owner, had run the restaurant for many, many years attracting regular clientele through all seasons. His wife ran the kitchen. Food was excellent. Good variety and very sensibly priced.    Does anyone out there know if Antonio has retired or if he has moved to another location? I feel sure that there will be a lot of other people out there, scratching their heads and wondering as they look at the reforming going on. There is already a new owner name on the toldos. My phone number is 630 560 983, or maybe put an insert on Digamextra if you, like me, think that others would like to know.    Thanks in advance. Anne 

 

Services Available- Are you looking for a cleaner?
Once a week, fortnightly or just a one off deep clean?
Need references.. no problem!
I cover the Torrox, Nerja and caleta areas
Then I’m the maid for you!
email imthemaid4u@gmail.com

 

Services Available for home, garden and office                                 Gardening from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality, also Processionary caterpillar nest removal (yes, they are here already!!). Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 9€ per hour per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.                                                        Small construction/demolition jobs, walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 9€ per hour per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.    Painting and decorating interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 9€ per hour per man or fixed price quote if you prefer.     Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost                                                                                                  Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 at hotmail dot com or just write that email address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future!Telephone 603134216 and ask for Nik.                                  References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
Based in Arenas but can travel anywhere in Digameland. There is a 0.35€ per km mileage charge for areas outside a 10km radius of Arenas if you use me but quotations are completely free.

 

Recommendations Needed- House Painter    Can anyone recommend a house painter please ?   Vinuela area.    Georgewparr @ gmail dot com

 

Long Term Rental Needed- in Canillas de Albaida    I am looking for a house/apartment to rent for 4 months from December 2018 to March 2019 in Canillas de Albaida. Single Dutch lady keen on walking and photography. Replies to    maromaview50@yahoo.com

  

Accommodation Needed- Jan and Feb Algarrob Costa    Looking for an Algarroba Costa apartment for January & February 2019 that is wheelchair accessible. Please contact udahl@gmx.de

 

What’s on –Celebrate Valentine´s Day with the best live music from Aire Flamenco.    On Wednesday, 14th February we´ll be performing at Restaurante El Pilon in Cómpeta. Music will start at 8pm. The restaurant is in Calle Laberinto, 1 in Cómpeta.    Bookings at 952553512.                                              On Saturday, 17th February you can also celebrate Valentine´s Day at Restaurante el Pámpano. Music will start at 8:30pm. The restaurant is in Avenida de Nerja, 52 (Next to Plaza de la Vendimia) in Cómpeta.    Bookings at 951832810

 

What’s on- Food & Organic Market

Market of Producers, Fair Trade, Cheese, Craft Beer, Bar with “huerta” tapas, spices, Olive Oil , Ronda wine, rice and flour, pasta, La Viñuela bread, sugar and panela, Natural Cosmetics, Organic Essential Oils , coffee and tea, seeds, crafts, Humus and falafel live, Lebanese sweets, honey, jams and much more.Proximity, season, Km0, Crafts and Bio.If you feel like it, we have our stage “La Caña” where you can express your art.This week in parallel to the Market we are visited by Carlos and Claudia from @Center de Terapias La Espiral. From 11 am they will give a free workshop about “Family Constellations”You will find us in Conviven, facing the lake, with spectacular views of La Maroma. Follow the signs to Hotel La Viñuela. From the A-357 if you come from Vélez Malaga or Casabermeja, take the exit towards Periana and Alhama, you join the A402 and immediately turn left, about 400m you will find us on the right. If you come from the Viñuela you have two options, follow the A402 and turn right or past the Hotel at about 200m, you will see our famous sign on your left.       Doubts? Write to mercadoecovivero@gmail.com

 

What’s on Car Boot/Market. Sunday 4th February                                         The regular “1st Sunday of the month”  Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 4th February. 9.30am 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 bargains galore……….. old and new   Lots of locally grown fresh fruit and veg.    Homemade Mango + other chutney, jams and marmalades    Plants, shrubs, flowers and herbs.   Greetings cards.    Always a good selection of DIY tools.   (New) Ladies clothes.   Large selection of paperback and hardback books    Lots of household and garden items for sale on many of the stalls    (New) DVD’s         Animal Rescue tombola stall   Come along and enjoy a morning browsing and picking up a few bargains at this well established monthly market, which attracts visitors from far and near. A super location. The restaurant has shaded terraces overlooking the lake and many customers sit and enjoy a coffee or a tapa and a drink and catch up with friends and acquaintances for a chat. Many even stay and choose lunch from the varied menu available.                                                                 Bar is open from 9.30am serving coffee/drinks/food.                                                Please note: If the market has to be cancelled at short notice, due to bad weather, it will automatically be re-scheduled for the following Sunday. For further info please contact Sandy on 619 471 301

 

What’s on Sevillanas and Flamenco Fitness Classes   Sevillanas and Flamenco fitness classes with michelle “la caoba” in Torrox costa                         This Friday, February 2, 2018 we start a weekly double portion of Flamenco Classes at:    Manantia Wellness Center in Torrox Costa Avda. García Peñalver nº1 local 6   29793 Torrox Costa    Tel. reservation & info: 951 77 48 19                        Sevillanas: from 11.00 to 12.00 h.           Flamenco fitness: from 12.00 to 12.00 h. The classes are designed for all levels and ages – no previous experience necessary!!!     Michelle Nascimento “La Caoba” is an internationally acclaimed Flamenco dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has been dancing most of her life and is extensively trained in Jazz, Ballet and Pilates in New York and Chicago. The Art of Flamenco she studied with the masters at the world famous Flamenco Academy “Amor de Dios” in Madrid. Living and studying in Sevilla, she deepens her knowledge with such great gypsy legends as the Farruco family and Juana Amaya. Since her move to the Málaga area, she has been offering classes in Flamenco (Fitness), Sevillanas, Ballet Workout and Pilates. Classes are taught for all levels from beginner to advanced and no previous experience is necessary. Her many years of teaching experience makes it a pure joy to study with her, since over the years she developed a unique and fun method of teaching, that makes it easy to learn for everybody, who will take home an enjoyable and enriching experience.

 

What’s on- Dog Grooming

 

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 For Sale- Swarovski Silver Crystal Animals

                                                         Collectors Items as all are now “Retired”.   In absolutely Mint Condition including Boxes and Certificates   All have the Swarovski logo engraved in the base.                  Part of Rare Encounters Group (formerly Woodlands Friend)   Squirrel Long Ears with Clear Nut. Code: 7662 042000/011871   €55.00                                                        Mini Owl. Different color Eyes. Very Very Rare. 7654 038000/010014  €45.00 Small Baby Turtle/Tortoise. Black Eyes. 7632 030000/010033  €50.00                 Comares Area. dkamper50 @ hotmail.com

 

For Sale – Phone & iPad

LG G3 phone with wireless charger €130

 Mini iPad for sale with charger €120                                                          Contact Erika 0034635149472  Torrox Campo – Will meet

 

For Sale- Plates & Towel Rail 

                                                                                                                  Set of five Denby Ode 10” dinner plates for sale. 20 Euro.                                               Nerja Heated towel rail. 20 Euro.     Frigiliana. Phone 699 210 776.

 

For Sale- Bath screen 125 x 75   As new.  Bought from Leroy Merlin.  Perfect condition.    10 Euros.  Can be seen in Caleta.                                                                Phone 952 550 424 or  mobile 627616474. (Photo on request from vendor)

 

Wanted –Old Tile 

This is a long shot but is there anyone out there that has a few of these old tiles lying around need approx 2 square metres. robbers1551@gmail.com

 

 For Sale- Sky Satellite Dish

This sky satellite dish complete with stainless steel bracket buyer collects Competa 10 Euro robbers1551@gmail.com

 

For Sale – Guitar  & Tripod

Fender Squier Telecaster, Orange Crush 10 Amp and Korg Toneworks AX1500G effects processor.   All in excellent condition, never gigged, just played at home. The Orange amp is 10 watt but it’s loud – you could easily do a small gig with it.  The effects processor has got everything, wah-wah, every type of echo, amp modelling, phrase training, etc.  Leads and soft guitar case.I don’t have a dedicated power supply for the effects board, but I’ll have it working with another power supply to demonstrate. You’ll just need a standard 9 – 12v  power adapter bought from anywhere. Bargain – €350.                                                Velbon Sherpa 600R Camera Tripod. Centre extension is lost, this is because it was never needed.  Good condition. €30.                                                                         Email – dean . s . cunningham @ gmail . com (no spaces, keep the dots)

 

Wanted – Exercise Bike Located in Frigiliana we are looking for a new or second hand static exercise bike – doesn’t have to have any particular tech spec but preferably with the ability to place an iPad or similar on handle bars
Please email godba@hotmail.co.uk with any details/ options / recommendations

 

Wanted – Washing machine.     Please email details of cost, make, model, condition, approx age.       Ideally a photo too. We’re in Competa but happy to travel to coast or local villages. Thanks Karen, kmmiddleton @ yahoo dot co dot uk

 

For Sale- 2006 Lexus RHD, 106,000 miles. (Pic on Request)                    Regularly serviced for 4 years at Toyoyo/Lexus in Velez Malaga.   good condition and excellent runner.  5,500 Euros.   Can be seen in Caleta.   Telephone 952 550 424.   Mobiles 62761647 or 0743 231 4655.

 

For Sale- Two Samsung S7 (Clone) Phones                                                         Samsung Galaxy S7 (clone) 5.1” screen. One little used the other tested only. Dual nano sim (ideal for Spanish and UK sims or similar) or one sim and micro sd card up to 64GB. Both with original box and accessories. Screen protector on both phones and no scratches to screen. Used 75euros new 90euros. Sold as seen and inspected.    Keith Tel: 650698685 or email peakayone at msn dot com (remove spaces add @ . )    Velez Malaga area or can meet at Eroski if preferred.

 

For Sale- Walking frame

                                                                                                                          Condition: Hardly used, excellent condition, excellent quality.                                       Price: 100€    Location: Nerja     Contact: +49 179 1183858 (also on WhatsApp) or rftjmnerja@gmail.com

 

Wanted  Horse Manure/Donkey Manure                                                        Anyone know where I can get some donkey/horse manure for my avocado trees.  Will need it delivered to Torrox Campo      kingswoodjane@hotmail.co.uk                 Tel:  Jane:  07740 988345     Located in Torrox campo.  5mins from the football pitch.

 

For Sale- Peaky blinders box set     Selling box set complete series 1, 2, 3 .  Watched once so excellent condition. Gripping!  18 euros. Torrox pueblo. Mariordan (at) AOL dot com

 

For Sale- Dining Room extendable table and 7 chairs                                                                                                                                                                      Table is 81cm high, 89cm wide and 180cm long, or with the 2 extensions 282cm
There are 7 chairs – I know, an odd number!!!
There are few dings and scratches on the table, I have pics if you want to see them.   I have more general pics as well if you are interested.
Generally in good condition.    Competa area, but I could deliver locally
120 Euros, for table and chairs. email addy is grahamreid at ntlworld.com

 

For Sale- full set of left hand graphite shafted golf clubs                             Wilson ultra select oversized irons 3-sw   mitsushiba 1 3 and 5 woods with regular graphite shafts,   progen polymer insert putter,    plus golf bag, pull trolley and umbrella      45 euros      marktasker@aol.com     tel 635057354  whatsapp

 

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