DigameXtra No.933, Thursday, May 3rd 2018

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The content of this blog site comes from its readers, but is subject to editing at the Editor’sdiscretion. The Editor is Naythan.

The address for your submissions is digamextra@protonmail.com
Before you send in a submission please read the UPDATED (15Apr18) submission rules at the bottom of this edition. Incomplete submissions will be returned for correction!


EVERY submission must include a first name and a location. For Sale items must have a price. I can get your email address from the submission, or provide a phone number. No Exceptions!

Be sure to check out the new Useful Links section below the regular submissions.

What’s On

Car Boot/Market: Sunday 6th May. The regular “1st Sunday of the month” Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 6th May. 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
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 (Vinuela) on 619 471 301

Eco Mercado Benajarafe: This Saturday – Eco Mercado Florymar in Benajarafe. Organic veg and fruit, great vegetarian and vegan food, tea and coffee, beautiful handicrafts and of course pretty flowers and plants from the Florymar gardencentre! Every saturday from 10am – 2pm. Gardencentre Florymar, Benajarafe. Coastal road N-340, km260. Contact David y Renetta: +34 675 64 04 69 ; ecomercadoflorymar@gmail.com; www.facebook.com/florymarecomercado

Finca Las Sierras: Join us for a € 22,50 4-course lazy Sunday lunch. We will be preparing a variety of culinary dishes. Tapas and welcome Cava from the house. Menu starts at 14:00. Only on reservation (max. 20 couverts). Please make a reservation through info@fincalassierras.com or ring/Whatsapp on 603430559 with your name and a mobile contact number. Or just call now to book your table: +34 6 0343 0559 ; For directions: where the A-7206 meets the A-7207 take the ending road next to the bronze ‘horse and man’ statue! Thanks, and if you have any questions please let us know, we hope to see you at our Finca, Wilco & Manon

El Varadero (Boatyard bar) Fundraiser: Jukebox Bandits will be performing at El Varadero (Boatyard bar) Playazo Beach in Nerja on Saturday for a fundraising event split between Malaga Orphanage and APA Nerja, tickets €10. 8 Bands performing, we are scheduled to play at 4.00pm for 45 minutes. Tickets available from El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja, Donna Monroes hairdressers, Nerja Household centre and a.p.a charity shop. Mitch, mitchbanjo@hotmail.com

Slimming Club Wanted: Is there a slimming club in Nerja? Patricia, patriciamarywall @ btinternet.com

Trinity Jazz: Thursday 3 May from 10.30 pm. Namaste Costa del Sol; namastecostadelsol@hotmail.com

Car Boot Sale: Friday 4th May, Camino de Venta-Baja, Puente don Manuel. The car boot sale/market at the car park Chiriguito Antonio will resume on Friday 4th May 9am to 2pm. There are bargains galore, new and second hand, fresh fruit and veg, greetings cards, DVD’s, DIY tools, paperback and hardback books, household items, tools etc. Come along and pick up a few bargains. Sue, sueabrown @ protonmail.com

La Tasca, Torre del Mar: La Tasca is having fish+chip Fridays again as we are open at last. Located in Torre del Mar across from the police station. Open from 9am. Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. Plus all the usual food. All day breakfasts + variations. Tel 640328051.

Venta El Cortijo, Frigiliana: Friday, June 15. The STAR of the stage. The VAMP of Vegas. The QUEEN of dry white wine. The one and only. Ms BARBARA MINELLI. An amazing LIVE singing sensation. Not to be missed. Be there or be triangular! Submitted by Barbara, barbaraminelli @ rocketmail.com

Services Offered/Wanted

Pool Maintenance: Pool maintenance services available. Based in Competa but can travel. Please ask for prices and more info. Contact Georgia, gstepien@hotmail.co.uk or call 671122787

Orange Grove Group Property Refurbs: Wrong email provided by submitter yesterday. Here is correct email: mark.orangegrove@gmail.com; Based in Torrox and Malaga.

Services Wanted: Seamstress/upholsterer required for regular work. Cushions etc, no curtains. Includes some tough fabrics so professional sewing machine and overlocker essential. Andrew, located in Cómpeta but can drop fabrics to you. competaandy@gmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Lindham safety gate. This gate fits a door or stair width of 75-82cm. Easy to fit. No drilling required. 10 euro. Dawn – Nerja 634 454 234 or towellfamily at Hotmail.com ; Please do not phone before 7.45am

For Sale: Logitech speakers for computer or tv. €30.- Competa area. Becky, beckyspanien at gmail dot com or wapp 608822298

For Sale: White aluminium window with double sliding doors double glazed, with fitted persiana 150cm wide x 156cm high complete with solid metal reja all in good working order 30 Euro Canillas de Albaida tel 634313809 Rob

Apartment to share: Playa Burriana, Nerja. Nice two Bedrooms apt, near the beach, beautiful views, comfortable, swimming pool, Wifi. Supermarkets and Bus stop, three hundred meters far. Non-Smoker. Rent: 290 Euros Contact Pietra (Nerja): pietrah@yahoo.com

For Sale: Original painting. ‘Harley Girl’ oil on canvas 375 euros, on exhibition at Bar Choto Playa, Peñoncillo Beach, Torrox Costa, every day except Tuesday.
Contact: Margaret (Torrox) on mariordan at aol.com

For Rent: Single room for rent, close to Nerja centre, 300€ per month. Contact for info. Hana (Nerja). Tel. 696900140 or hanalewis @ hotmail.co.uk

Wanted: Second hand cement mixer, phone 627285619 or johngilham96 @ gmail.com; John, Algarrobo area.

Wanted, rental: Looking to rent for at least one year a quite one or two bedroom place with outside space. I would prefer the campo and within about 30mins drive to Nerja/Torrox/Velez areas. My budget would be up to € 400 month. Need to move in not later than the 15 of june. References available. I am a mature, single, professional woman with one behaved cat, we like peace and quiet surroundings, it is important that the location of place is away from noises. Please contact me if you have anything suitable or know anyone who does, I’m a very organised, house-proud and tidy person, i will take good care of the place. Many thanks Noemi. Contact me by email noereinamora@hotmail.com

Wanted: Slow Cooker. If you have one that you are not using I am looking for one. Please contact Nicky in Torrox Pueblo, ntunbridge40 @ gmail.com


Garden Services: I would like to recommend Jim for all Garden services, he was on time, very easy to get on with and was fast and very efficient, did exactly what l wanted in the garden and made a very good job of it! Jim 686083765, uses whats app. Submitted by Christina (Competa), happyhomerentals78 @ gmail.com


Pet Sitting Offered: Pet sitting and boarding services, with or without transport and will travel! Located in Nerja but covering Malaga. Email or call with your requirements and we will accommodate all your needs. Hana (Nerja). Tel. 696900140 or hanalewis @ hotmail.co.uk

Useful Links

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/

Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/

EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com

Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652

Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional

Currency Converter: http://www.currency-converter.com/

Internet Speed Test: http://beta.speedtest.net/

Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php

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Rules & Regulations:

The blog and it’s readership are growing, and I anticipate a big readership jump in the high-season. These updated rules are necessary to keep it manageable. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Send in your text & photos- The address for your submissions is digamextra@protonmail.com The Deadline is 4pm. One pic per item or event only, readers can email you for more. Three For Sale items per day max. Include all sale items/pics for that day in single email. For Sale items must include a price.
Photos & Documents- JPEG or JPG format only. No PDFs or Word documents.
Keep Submissions As Short As Possible- If you have more than a paragraph of text content just submit a short description and a link to a site where interested readers can find it.
Re-Submissions- What’s On events may post once a week, Services Offered once a month. Sale items previously posted must wait 1 month before re-submitting, and the price must have been lowered by at least 20%.
Put your post header in the “about” line of the email.
Capital Letters – Please don’t write anything in ALL CAPITALS!
Bars, Bands, Restaurants Clubs & Charities – Please limit your entries to One per Week! I suggest you list your programme of events & send it Tue/ Wed for inclusion in the Thursday Issue. You will get better results if you give folks 2 or 3 days advance notice of an upcoming event so they can plan in advance.
Identification Information from Everyone – I will not publish your submission unless you have included your first name and location. I can get your email address from your submission.
Health Professionals- Your submissions must include a Licence Number and name the issuing authority. You may offer a lecture on healing without credentials, but to offer healing as a service credentials are required. Why? Sorry to say, but there have been several submissions making false credential claims. This way you can verify it for yourself. So this is for the protection of all. -Ed.
Recommendations- I am accepting recommendations again, but only if submitter includes their own name, town and email!

Faulty Submissions: Incomplete submissions will be returned for correction. Resubmit full corrected submissions, returned submissions are deleted immediately from my Inbox.

DigameXtra cannot be responsible for incorrect info in reader posts or event announcements.
Anonymous submissions are unacceptable.

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