DigameXtra No. 962, Saturday, June 2nd 2018

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What’s On

Organic and artisan market Viñuela: It’s Saturday, 2nd of June, it’s Market Day! In Organic and Artisan Market Viñuela smells like summer and tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, our beloved onion, cheeses, craft beer, Lebanese sweets, extra virgin olive oil, homemade jams, coffee, tea, freshly baked bread, hummus, falafel, empanadillas, flours and rices, wines … organic certified, artisan, bio, natural and local! This week we visit the best products of Alora, with spices, salt, moringa, natural cosmetics and essential oils, fruits and vegs from Ecologicos Axarquía, the “Cheese Van” from La Leshe Que Tan Dao, El Cedro with exotic flavors with the “baklawa”, humus and falafel, incense and Indian dresses, tablecloths, silver and leather crafts, dresses and accessories of Fair Trade of Mexico, craft beers Pisando Fuerte and much more.
Every Saturday from 10am to 2pm in Viveros El Algarrobo, Road A-356, from Velez Málaga to La Viñuela Km.39, cross Canillas de Aceituno.
Do you want more? In the Garden beautiful pots, trees, plants, flowers, substrates, tools, pool maintenance products or just come and meet us and relax in our cafeteria.
Do not forget your yoga session, every Saturday in June, from 10 am to 11:15 pm, “Restorative Yoga” with Flora.
Contact us at mercadoecovivero@gmail.com or call us at 689 023 020

Summer Tapas Cookery Workshop: Join us for our Summer Tapas Cookery Workshop on Sunday 10th May at Casa Montes Negros, organic farm near Trapiche. Using local and seasonal ingredients we will be preparing a variety of Spanish tapas dishes from the south to the north of Spain. Through the menu in this hands on workshop we explore the flavours of Spain. A fun day out for both experienced cooks and novices. Be prepared to get involved in the preparing of a delicious menu.
The workshop starts at 10.30 and finishes at around 4 p.m. and includes all the ingredients, lunch at the beautiful mountain finca in the foothills of La Maroma mountain, and your folder of recipes to take home. Cost 30 euros.
We meet in El Cruce car park, Trapiche at 10.00 a.m.http://www.goo.gl/maps/EOeTXat
From there we take our own cars up to the farm, a further 10 minutes drive away, or if you prefer not to drive, we can offer you a lift from and back to the meeting point for an extra 3 euros per person.
To book your place contact Rachael on casamontesnegros at gmail.com or ring/Whatsapp on 0034 655 987 105 with your name and a mobile contact number. A deposit of 10 euros is payable in advance to secure your booking.
Group bookings – if you would like to book a group day including pick up and return from your place of choice for groups of 4 to 8 people for any of our workshops, contact us for prices which include the taxi service. Perfect for a day out which is different and enjoyable and you can enjoy a glass of wine with your meal and not have to worry about driving!
For more information about events at Casa Montes Negros, do take a look at our website

Cinema In English – June 1 to 7:
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Solo: A Star Wars Story – Dir. Ron Howard. With Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke. Mon/Tue 16:55, 19:40, 22:25.
-Deadpool 2 – Dir. David Leitch. With Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin. Mon/Tue 17:10, 19:40, 22:10.
-Based On A True Story – Dir. Roman Polanski. With Eva Green, Emmanuelle Seigner. Tue 18:05, 20:15, 22:25.
The full programme for Thursday 7th has not been published yet, but it will include Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at 17:40 and 20:15.
For opera fans, there will be a live broadcast of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov from the Opera National de Paris at 19:45 on Thursday 7th.
(Thanks to Doug. -Ed.)

The Reinfected in Nerja – vintage punk rock hits: Sunday June 3rd at 7 PM – 10 PM. Fitzgerald’s Live Music, Calle Antonio Millon Nerja, 29780 Nerja, Spain. Costa Del Sol’s favoured old school punk rock band land in Nerja! This is your very first chance to see us in Nerja. Live and lively, 90 + minutes of proper punk rock from the early days, eg: Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones, The Undertones, Stiff Little Fingers, Wire, Magazine, Johnny Thunders, Penetration, Sham 69, New York Dolls, Talking Heads, Joy Division and more! Your favourite early days punk rock hits, from those that were playing it back in the day and still playing it now! 5 piece full live band.
On stage 7pm entrance is just 5 Euro and includes a glass of house wine or small beer. A great night in a great atmosphere !https://www.facebook.com/events/438928529872003/

Services Offered/Wanted

Currency Exchange – US Dollars for Euro’s or Sterling: I have recently arrived from the US and I have a number of used US dollars that I would like to exchange for Euro’s or Sterling. The dollars are genuine and I will provide a copy of my passport for surety. Rate to be determine by XE.Com on the date of exchange. Contact Roger on rcarluccihodson at gmail dot com. I’m in the campo near Archez but I’m happy to meet anywhere within 30 mins.

Wanted: Solar Electrician. Is there anybody out there who knows about solar energy and generators to service an existing system that powers my house? If so please call Andrew (Alcaucin) on 686322328 ; andrewcorker @ gmail.com

Wanted: Sunshade. Details of anyone who can make a Right-Angled Triangular sunshade to be fitted in the corner of our pool area. Location – Torrox campo. Replies to – crumlin4 at yahoo dot com. Thanks John.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale, 3 items:
-Unusual round glass table 130 diameter and 85 when folded, price: 60 euros
-Four cream&brown metal frame chairs ( seen in same photo as table) price: 50euros for all four
-Six faux leather chairs with metal frames, price 75euros for all six
Buyer collects and dismantles if nec, items are near the schools in torrox costa, no time wasters and no offers, items will not be split up cathyws@hotmail.co.uk Tel or wasapp 664136624

For Sale, 2 items:
-BMW F650 GS motorcycle. Injector model. Twin spark. July 2004. ITV 2020. Approx 48000 kms. Full service history. Excellent condition for year. Only 2900 euros.
Good quality wall mirror with separate light attachment. 100 X 70 cm. Excellent condition as never used. Only 40 euros.
Contact May (Nerja): maydelaney14 @ hotmail. com (no spaces).

For Sale, 2 items:
-Balay MOD 505 Turbo fan electric oven. €50 .
-Fagor LF-651T intergrated dishwasher W x 60cms D x 55cms H x 84 cms €50
Robert, Vinuela area. tel:- 649111965 or e.mail bobjan158@hotmail dot com.

Wanted: A car dog guard for a Peugeot 3008 or a multi fit type guard. We are in Caleta De Velez and can travel to collect. Please contact Paul at parby65@live.com


Wanted, internet: I am looking for a reliable internet provider in the Torrox area, any recommendations? Deborah: dssp@btinternet.com

Cane Beetles? Reply: I think what Sue is seeing in the garden are Carpenter Bees – http://www.lifeingalicia.com/lig/archives/56
Chris, Nerja. chris @ seebafilms.co.uk

Renewal of Spanish Driving Licence: Today I passed my “driving test”. Eyes, hearing, blood pressure and co-ordination test. Foto and temporary permit issued. New licence comes by post direct from Traffico. As a pensioner over 75 cost only €30. Where? Clinica Rincon in Torre del Mar. 10-2 and 6-8. No appointment necessary. What do you need to take? Current driving licence and Passport.
Jean Almayate 666819623 ; jeanonthebeach54 @ gmail.com

Useful Links

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