DigameXtra No.947, Thursday, May 17th 2018

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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 tomorrow?

What’s On

Rolling Stones Live Tribute Band at Los Amigos, Torrox Park: Don´t miss this great night of “Rolling Stones” classics performed by The Honky Tonk Cats. Be sure to book your tickets asap as spaces are limited. Tickets are now on sale in the bar. I know … it´s only rock n roll … but I like it! Johnny: c.laverack at hotmail.com

Food Photography Workshop: Cookery & Photography Combo with Nikki de Gruchy of Unlimited Exposure at Casa Montes Negros.
Wednesday 30th May, 10.30 am – 4.00 pm. Suitable for both beginners and experienced photographers, keen cooks and food bloggers, come and join us for a day workshop at Casa Montes Negros, a beautiful organic finca in the foothills of La Maroma mountain. Bring a DSLR or simply a camera phone. With a variety of both prepared dishes and ingredients to photograph, you’ll have the opportunity to work with natural light both inside and outside, and to practice styling with a range of props. Cost 45 euros. Includes all tuition, folder with recipes and photography guidelines, morning tea break andsnack, and a delicious lunch. Bookings: casamontesnegros@gmail.com ; +34 655987105
(submitted by Rachael, rachael1210 @ gmail.com)

Spanish/English conversation interchange, Trayamar library: The Trayamar Spanish and English conversation group meets on Monday and Tuesday afternoons at 4.30 p.m. The meetings take place in the Trayamar public library, which is located mid-way between Algarrobo village and the coast, adjacent to the motorway exit. Participation, on either or both days, is free and open to anyone who would like the opportunity to practice and improve their use of either language. If you would like more information, please contact Lidia on 634687058 or Stephen on 692336491/952115179 & seyres @ yahoo.co.uk

Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – Open Sunday but NO Music: The Sculpture Garden is open as usual this Sunday 20th however if you’re coming to enjoy our live Chamber Music please postpone your visit to June 3rd. Open 10 – 4. Just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar. Directions at www.kittyharri.com ; Nick 609 706 210 or nick @ kittyharri.com

CAS Quiz – Punta Lara Bar Nerja: Friday 18th May Don’t forget it is the monthly CAS Quiz this Friday at the Punta Lara Bar with all the usual fun and frolics. Hosted by Laura, kick off will be 8pm prompt with food and drink available. To reserve a table ring Mark on 635 369 673. ballsbarn @ gmail.com

Casa Magel B&B: The sun is here, hopefully, to stay. Our pool has been renovated and looks great, so why not treat yourselves to a 2-night Spanish hideaway break at Casa Magel B&B. Only €100 for 2 sharing a double en-suite room. More nights available.
The Offer. 2 nights B & B with 1 night 3-course meal with wine for 100€ with 2 sharing a double en-suite room. Perfect for birthdays or anniversary celebrations or just to get away on your own or with friends. (personalized vouchers available).
Casa Magel lies on the edge of the typically Spanish town of Valle De Abdalajis. Malaga. We are surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of the mountains, yet only a 15 minute walk into the town where there are many bars serving meals and tapas, you really get a feel of how the Spanish live. We have a lovely museum with artifacts dating back to Roman times. So much to do and see in the area, ( see website ) lovely walks and scenery. 30 mins from Camino Del Rey. 10 mins from the amazing Wolf park and Convento Magdalena. Visit to Antequera and El Torcal is a must. Pretty rooms, good food, great hosts. Wonderful outside space. BBQ and Andalucian kitchen for guests use.
Visit our website www.casamagel.com ; Contact Maggie at Casamagel@yahoo.com or phone 628519862 or 632298062 (submitted by me.howard @ yahoo.co.uk)

Services Offered/Wanted

Andalucian Tiler: For all your Kitchens, Bathrooms, Interior Floors and Outside Terraces. Tiling in Spain for twenty years in Almeria and Malaga with a professional friendly service. For free no obligation quotations call or email Richard.
665235689 ; andaluciantiles@gmail.com, Caleta de Velez

Wanted: Gestor recommendations: I need help in registering a car in the El Morche area which has been brought across Gran Canaria and therefore is liable for import tax. Could anyone recommend someone who could help with the tax calculation and car registration all under one roof please. Contact Steve by email bestprice531@gmail.com.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

Free: I have a rooster going Free to a good home. Contact Linda 958659281 or whatsApp 677765349 Almuñécar.

For Sale, 3 items:
-Steel Ramp €40. 120cm width x 100cm depth x 18cm height. Heavy duty steel ramp. Non slip patterned top surface. Painted black. Suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs. We had it made so our elderly aunt could get over the front step of the house in her wheelchair. Alternatively could be used at a commercial premises. Collection only.
-Ski Boots Nordica “Easy Move 10” €10 Sky blue size 7.0 to 7.5 250-255mm Adjustable 4 straps. Willing to meet Rincon to Nerja and up to Puente.
-Hanging lamp with ceiling fitting €20
Pretty hanging lamp with ceiling rose fitting. Includes wiring and fitting for 60w bulb. Copper coloured metalwork. 3 colours of glass, blue green and copper. 30cm tall x 28 cm width. Weight 1.5 kilos. Willing to meet Rincon to Nerja and up to Puente. Chris, I live in Torre de Benagalbon, Contact Chris at email : chrisdavies40@aol.com 0034660880792

For Sale, 2 items:
-Lovely antique pine dresser for sale 4 cupboards below and 4 drawers with glass display units on top 200cm x 180cm comes apart for transportation 100 Euros.
-Antique pine TV cabinet with clear glass for top with two drawers 76cm x 40cm x 76 Very small mark on top edge hence 25 Euro. Contact Rob:
Canillas de Albaida, tel 634313809 or email robbers1551 @ gmail .com no spaces.

For Sale, 3 items:
-Wood banister rail, L490cm (98”) x H 67mm x W 67mm €10
-Canon printer ink cartridges CLI 525 Black 5 in No, CLI-526 Black 3 in No, CLI-526 Cyan, CLI-526 Magenta 2 in No, CLI-526 Yellow 2 in No. all sealed, €10
-Tesco Hudl 2 internal battery brand new, unused, €10
Courtney 952550268, Caleta de Velez, courtney_laine @ yahoo.co.uk 2

For Sale: Gas Barbecue. Outback Trooper, two burner gas barbecue. Price 40€ includes canvas cover and some spare lava rock. Buyer collects. Torrox campo. Phone/Whatsapp Bob 627661866

Wanted: Freestanding full height dressing mirror for child bedroom. Location Caleta  603693938 Phone orWhatsApp. maryann @ smutley.co.uk ; Thank you, Mary-Ann


Pedicure: A public pat on the back for Ellie at Tin Tin in Competa for her excellent work to give me summer feet. Such a pleasure to see how much pride she takes in her work. And we had a good chat, too. I have no business or family connection with Ellie or Tin Tin. I’m just a happy customer! (And Happy Birthday to Naythan). Lyn, Canillas de Albaida, Lyn.Harrison @ insightwind.com

Wanted: Volleyball information needed. Does anybody know of any volley ball pitches or posts on the beaches of Torrox or El Morche. Please email Deborah dssp@btinternet.com

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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