DigameXtra No.858 Saturday February 10th 2018

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Services Available- CómpetaCat  Cat Sitting                                                         There is no place like home!  In my experience cats are happier at home.                 By using the CómpetaCat sitter services when you’re away your cat will be able to stay in their home with little disruption to their daily routine   -Your cat wil get the same food as it’s used to get.   -Your cat is in its own environment.                                   -No risk for stress or getting cat flu in cattery                                                                       -No travel trauma from a (long) trip to a cattery.                                                                 About me: My name is Becky, I moved to Cómpeta village last year with my cats and want to do something for other Cómpeta cats as well.  I noticed everybody is taking good care of their cats but what when you’re away for a couple of days or even on holiday?    I like to take care of your cat when you’re away. So your cat stays happy in his own environment.  I’ve been a pet owner for 30+ years so I know them well.   CómpetaCat  services and fees: your cats will be fed their normal food, their water refreshed daily, their litter tray cleaned and refilled.                                            Service area: Cómpeta village    Only Eur 7,- per visit for up to 2 cats                     Additional cats Eur 1,-  Other animals? Plants? Just ask me!                                      You can reach me by email: bgnseegers@gmail.com Or by phone / whatsapp: (+34)658 54 44 94        I  speak English and Dutch


Services Available – Private Spanish Classes                                                           Also of French, German and English  Courses in central Nerja                                        All levels, all ages                                                                                                                         British tutor – Graduate of Cambridge University                                                            Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree  Postgraduate Certificate of Education                 Diploma Institute of Linguists      10 € per hour for one person                               15 € per hour for two people          Groups – negotiable rates                                                Call or write to Stuart    davidstuartrobinson@googlemail.com                                Phone: 951 83 33 76 & 642 132 477 (incl WhatsApp)


Services Available –Hairdressing & Beauty                                                    Valentines day is approaching,why not get yourself pampered for that special day a full body massage for just €37 or a pedicure for €23 (varnish included) Manicure €13 or gel varnish €20.Or maybe you want just a blow dry for €16, Or with a cut €26. You can contact us either by phone 952 52 76 61, 626 269 685 which also has WhatsApp.We also have a new Facebook page.                                                                    Like the page to see our work and other info like opening times and address.          To make an appointment ask for Angela.We are opposite Mercadona or next left after Tails.


Recommendations Needed – Washing Machine Repairs                               Contact  mimbre bee @ g mail . com (no gaps)


Long Term Rental Needed- Torrox Park/Penicillio area                                We are a non smoking married English pensioner couple with no pets (who are residents in Spain) who are looking for 2 bedroom long term accommodation starting from around the end of March or end of April 2018 onwards.    kayemaryland@yahoo.com


Accommodation Needed-Storage Room                                                             Looking to rent or buy a storage room / bodega in Competa, Canillas de Albaida or Archez area.  Must be accessible for a motorbike.                                                           Only needs to be big enough to store a motorbike and 2 bicycles.                            Why not earn a bit of extra money if you have some spare space?                          We’ve tried local estate agents with no luck so far.                                                               If you can help, please contact Karen on 00447866626391 or                               kmmiddleton at yahoo dot co dot uk


What’s on – Sunday Jazz at Potters Bar Sunday 11th February                  Enjoy a great afternoon of Trad Jazz entertainment between 2 and 4pm this  Sunday 11th  February at Potters Bar, opposite the Villa Flamenca Hotel in Nerja.  This  Sunday features the Coastline Dixieland Trio These Sunday afternoons are unique this end of the Costa providing enjoyable entertainment and should not be missed. Entrance, which includes a free drink of your choice is just 5 Euros.  But for only 10 euros you get your chosen drink, plus a choice of meals together with an afternoon of brilliant entertainment.    Excellent value !!.                  To join in the fun and to guarantee your table, please phone Cathy on 685435767.


What’s on- Cinesur –  Velez Malaga el Ingenio
http://www.cinesur.com/home.php?id_cine=219                                                               Fifty Shades Freed – Dir. James Foley. With Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson. Weekdays 16:30.Sat/Sun 12:15, 16:30.                                                                  The Post – Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks.  Weekdays 16:00. Sat/Sun 12:25, 16:00.                                                           Darkest Hour – Dir. Joe Wright. With Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas. Weekdays 16:30;  Sat/Sun 12:15, 16:30.                                                                             The Revive 2017 season continues, offering another opportunity to see some of the best films of 2017. Tickets for these are at the reduced price of €4.90 (or €3.90 with Tarjeta 5).                                                                                                                                       Baby Driver – Dir. Edgar Wright. With Ansel Elgort, Lily James.  Mon 17:30; Wed 16:00.                                                                                                                                     Get Out – Dir. Jordan Peele. With Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams.  Wed 22:30, Thu 18:00.                                                                                                    Dunkirk – Dir. Christopher Nolan. With Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance. Tue 20:20.        Blade Runner 2049 – Dir. Denis Villeneuve. With Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford.  Mon 16:30, Thu 20:25.                                                                                T2: Trainspotting – Dir. Danny Boyle. With Ewan McGregor, Ewan  Bremner.  Mon 21:40,  Wed 18:10.                                                                                                       The Bookshop – Dir.  Isabel Coixet. With Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy. Tue 18:10, Wed 20:20                                                                                                                                   La La Land – Dir. Damien Chazelle. With Emily Stone, Ryan Gosling. Thu 18:00.   (Many thanks to Doug for this info )


What’s on Dancing &     Exercise                                                                               1) Latin Dance Classes in Velez:  Starting on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 8:30pm we will be offering Latin Dance Lessons in Velez.  Studies show that dancing and especially learning or brushing up on steps is the ultimate form of body and brain exercises.  Join us for a couple of hours each Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30  to approximately 10pm.  Francisco Sanchez, Spanish instructor and Norma, his English speaking assistant, will inspire you to move to such dances as Meringue, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha and Bachata.  Each session will offer two different dances.  We will not rush to teach you complicated steps.  These lessons are for individuals or couples who want to better understand 1) the basics of the body moving to music, 2) how to center yourself,  3) how to establish your center of gravity, 4) how to transfer your weight gracefully and 5) how to express in movements what the music conveys.  But most importantly 6) how to feel joyful while moving to music and share this joy with others.  Students will rotate partners to acquire maximum skills… And all welcome!!  Spend a few hours a week with happy and same minded people while boosting your oxygen intake and meeting new friends.  The monthly fee upon registration is, for singles, 25€; for couples: 40€.  For more details you can reply to norma2kk @ aol.com (no spaces);  Looking forward to hearing from you!!    2) Chiki Creative Circle (CCC):  Next meeting Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 11am at Chiki’s Restaurant.  Join us for a relaxing and inspiring little stretch of beach paradise at Chiki’s.  If this is the first time you read this, CCC is a gathering of individuals yearning to engage in their favorite activity such as writing, painting, knitting, journaling or any other art or craft.  We may meet more than once a month depending on interest.  A variety of other activities are in the making such as cooking classes, etc… Chiki Beach Club (Bio Restaurant) is located at the beach immediately to the left of the river Algarrobo as you face the sea.  This is a free-of-charge activity but please sign up with me at:  norma2kk @ aol.com (no spaces).   So grab one of your favorite projects and join us on the 21st at 11am.  I look forward to hearing from you!


What’s on- Car Boot / Market     This Sunday in Los Romanes market / Car boot ,  so come along and have a browse , opens at 10am , stall holders can just turn up before to set up , this is a community fund raising agent bad weather it will be cancelled , held in the center of Los Romanes


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Wanted- Wheelchair – Correction to phone number     I need a temporary wheel chair. Fracture in my left foot and in plaster.    Open to buy or borrow. 5ft 4  female. Tel 642285951 email…..     kim.ford  919@ btinternet. Com…. no spaces


For Sale – 2 Butane Gas Bottles                                                                               One never been used and the other one used for about 10 minutes for a barbecue.  25 Euros for the two.  Can be seen in Caleta.                                                                     Telephone 952550424 or mobile 627616424.    Sylvia and Bill


Free – Various items – suitable for the USA- All 110 voltage                           I have a new American hairdryer, a hairdryer for Curley hair, an American electric 3 layered steamer, a cuisinart small put to keep sauces hot, and a machine with the bags to seal food.  Anybody who wants them can have them free.                                Please telephone 952550424 or mobile 627616474.  They are in Caleta.


For Sale- Arbiter Tenor Saxophone (pro-sound)    This saxophone is no longer in production and is much sought-after: it’s an Arbiter pro-sound that was designed as an instrument for beginners and professionals alike and it has a warm, mellow and blousey sound, like ripe roses. Comes complete with hard case, mouthpieces, reeds, carry strap and an Otto Langey Saxophone tutorial book plus a beginners book to the tenor sax with cd. In vgc. Cost over £800 new some years ago and now for sale at 425 euros. I’m located centrally in Torre del Mar, just off av Moscatel. email thisisdeclan@yahoo.co.uk or phone 0044(0)752 776 1532  thankyou. Declan   http://www.thisisdeclan.com
Mobile 0044 (0)752 776 1532


For Sale- Two 20inch wheel folding bikes

(Nearly brand NEW –  just ridden once in Nerja) brought out from the UK by us in the hope we would do lots of bike riding. They are not suitable for a 6 foot (1.82 mtrs) person or anyone with long legs.   I’m not a qualified bike mechanic and so the brakes have not been setup or adjusted correctly. It would be helpful to visit a bike shop to get the adjusted correctly.    Hoping for €130-150 for the pair Toby Lagden    M: 078 55500075       E: info@tmolsoftware.co.uk


For Sale – Various. Pics available from vendor – following items, all in good condition, a couple are new. Central Nerja, can deliver within a few km.               Diane 0044 7964 715149 message, phone or what’s app.
1. Brand new cafetière – a mistake purchase – takes 4 cups/3mugs 5€
2. Four brand new cereal/pudding bowls – mistake purchase – soft turquoise colour with discrete pattern on outside. 10€
3. Pine towel rail 58 cm long 5€
4. Coffee table, good, sturdy old Spanish style. 80cm X 40cm X 46 cm high. 10€
5. Bathroom cabinet, pine, mirrored door. 43cm X 36cm X 14 cm deep 1 shelf inside. 10€


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