DigameXtra No.942, Saturday, May 12th 2018

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The content of this blog site comes from its readers, but is subject to editing at the Editor’s discretion. 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. All submissions need a name and location. For Sale items must have a price. Incomplete submissions will be returned for correction!


There will be no DigameXtra on Friday, May 18. I will be recovering from my 60th birthday. I will be cruising Torrox Costa next Thursday. Any suggestions for a good place to eat or party on a budget? Smoker friendly places preferred! Naythan.

Lost & Found

Lost: Prescription Sunglasses. Lost anywhere between El Ingenio, Algarobbo, Torrox and Nerja…black prescription sunglasses, with royal blue interior, in a soft black cloth case. Small reward offered if found. Please ring Stuart 648113950. lindahwlc @ gmail.com ; Torrox-Costa.

What’s On

Cinema In English – May 11 to 17
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Avengers: Infinity War – Dir. Joe Russo. With Everyone! Fri, Wed 16:00; Sat, Sun 12:10, 16:00, Mon, Tue, Thu 16:00, 17:30, 20:30.
-Midnight Sun – Dir. Scott Speer With Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger. Tue 18:00, 20:00.
-12 Strong – Dir. Nicolai Fuglsig With Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon. Tue 18:20, 21:20
As part of a season of European films, there are several English language offerings fom Monday onwards.
-God’s Own Country – Dir. Francis Lee. With Josh O’Connor, Gemma Jones. Mon, Wed 20:30.
-Anchor & Hope – Dir. Carlos Marques-Marcet. With Natalia Tena, Oona Chaplin. Mon, Wed 16:00.
-The Killing Of A Sacred Deer – Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. With Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman. Tue, Thu 16:00.
(Thanks to Doug. -Ed.)

Art at Villa Olivia: At la galeria at Villa Olivia! Last chance to see Noel’s total exhibition under one roof! Friday 18th May 4-9pm. For directions please go to our website www.lagaleria.eu or tel 618236615 email info@ lagaleria.eu. We look forward to seeing you!

Info Wanted: St Antonio Festival in Torrox – car race. When in Spain last month we saw a poster advertising a car race in Torrox which takes place on or around 16/17 June during the San Antonio Festival. Does anybody have any information on where this will be held or how to buy tickets, please email Deborah, Torrox, dssp@btinternet.com

Services Offered/Wanted

Wanted: Internet. Hi I will be in rural Periana next month. I am trying to find how i can connect with the internet, there is no phone in the cortijo, but looks like there has been a satellite dish on the building? Can anyone point me in the right direction of local companies that can get me connected.? Stephen, cheers. shillitoe@gmail.com

Wanted: Campo Strimmer Worker. Urgently needed person with petrol Strimmer for work in Torrox campo (Benemar area) few minutes from pueblo. Work in next few days if possible. Telephone Helen 951067724 or email helengraziano @ outlook.com

Wanted: Termite advice. We would welcome advice please on a possible termite problem. We live in Velez Malaga and are looking for a second opinion on whether we have an active infestation. Do any readers have a trusted expert, ideally with some English spoken. Please contact Simon, simontana50 @ googlemail.com

Wanted: Grief counsellor. Can anyone recommend an English speaking grief counsellor and /or therapist that counsels either in person, phone or video chat? Many thanks. Please send email to Fay.p.lewis@gmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Monitor Box – Behringer Eurolive F 1220 active monitor for stage and studio only used for rehearsals, very good conditions, 12″ Woofer. High-performance, 125-Watt, active monitor system for live and playback applications. Exceptional sound quality, wide frequency bandwidth and dynamic range. Adjustable feedback filter and integrated limiter for ultimate system control and speaker protection. Ultra-low noise Mic/Line input with Volume control and peak LED. Dedicated 3-band EQ for perfect sound shaping. Price: 160 euro.
Contact: Wolfgang 654 745 114, email: CW-Herrmann at web dot de ; Buyer to collect from Còmpeta.

For Sale: Xiron 1406 silver TV 14″/36cm. Scart plug connection. Remote control. Price: 20 euro Contact Peter, Torrox. Torroxcostarental@hotmail.com

For Sale: iPhone 5/5s screen protectors. Glass screen protectors, 2 twin packs, 4 all together, 10€, call or Watsapp 639005546 Puente din Manuel area. Dave.

For Sale, 2 items:
-Favells (Eclipse 3) BBQ with 6kg gas bottle. Three main burners plus side burner. Excellent condition. We paid over €350 so, bargain at €160 if buyer collects.
-Near new bistro table, tiled top, hardly used. 60cm wide, 73cm high. €50 tel: 603 146 693 ; alan.williams226 @ gmail.com ; Alan, Torrox Park

For Sale: 1999 Citroen Berlingo, it has 134k km on the clock. I have owned the vehicle for 10 months, I am selling as I have purchased a newer van.
– 134k km on clock
– tinted windows
– tow bar
– central locking
– electric windows
– air conditioning
– new battery
– oil change and filters
– new steering pump
– new wheel covers
– good tyres
The vehicle has good body work and is located in Competa. Contact Kris, kristhescaff@gmail.com or +44 07413036933

Wanted: Speakers. Has anyone got 2 speakers like this one? Tina, Torrox whatsapp 635864866 or happyhomerentals78@gmail.com

Wanted: Wanted Campervan. Reliable LHD campervan must be legal, diesel. Anything considered.
Keith Tel: 650698685 or peakayone @ msn.com (Velez Malaga area can travel to view within reason)

Wanted to Rent: small motor boat (2 persons) for one day between 25.07 – 02.08. Preferable Torrox area or nearby. We have been sailing all our lives and the captain has the International Certificate For Pleasure Craft Operator. Please contact Marja, Torrox, marja.kotiranta@outlook.com or call +358 400 826 716.

Wanted: Desk. I’m based in the Competa area and currently working from a picnic table. If anyone has a desk they are looking to get rid of or sell please let me know. Contact Evelyn at evelyn.wright10@yahoo.co.uk

Wanted: Has anyone got 2 free pallets please. I can collect locally. Contact Mark, Tel 00447551442170 or email:  markinspain1@gmail.com Torrox


Dog Obedience & Agility Training:
-Agility Training every Saturday at 10.30am, at The Dog Academy HQ, Nr. Puente Don Manuel.
-Dog Obedience every Sunday, at 365 Veterinary Centre, Velez Malaga. (10am Beginners & 11.30am Advanced)
All dogs, large & small, well or badly behaved welcome.
Allow us help you transform your dog from naughty to nice, easily & enjoyably.
No appointments necessary, No contracts, No up front payments, just nice, relaxed, friendly dog training session, held in the company of other dog lovers. 10€ per session per dog. A group which you can attend, without obligation, as often or whenever you want to, all you need is your dog, his collar & lead plus a bag of treats, for rewards. See poster (click to enlarge) for event schedule, contact and location. Wendy, 622 257 817

Dog And Cat Grooming – UK Trained Groomer

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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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.
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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.
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Recommendations- I am accepting recommendations again, but only if submitter includes their own name, town and email!

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