DigameXtra No. 981, Friday, June 22th 2018

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Solstice at Stonehenge 2018, Photographer Alan Copson / Corbis.

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What’s On

Lee Townsend at O’Leary’s Irish Bar: On the promenade, Torrox Costa. Tonight we will be doing it all again with the multi talented Lee Townsend doing his solo set and we can tell you, it’s always exceptional and great fun! Don’t miss this guy or you really will be missing out on a great nights entertainment!
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=591466621240029&id=524339984619360

Not On: Smiffs bookshop Nerja will be closed two days next week Monday 25th and Friday 29th. Open as usual the rest of the week.
Thanks, Elspeth, Nerja, elspethcowie @ hotmail.com

The Phoenix Club:
– Trip to Gibraltar 6th July 2018 – The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday 6th July. A few seats available and children ride for ½ price. The price? €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.
– A fantastic evening trip to the annual Almunecar Fireworks on Wednesday 15th August. Price €12pp includes drivers gratuity. Bring 10 friends and come for €1! Returning at half past midnight. Depart Torre del Mar bus Station at 18.00 with pick ups at Algarrobo Lidl, BP Garage and Maro
– Join us in celebrating our 9th Birthday Dinner Dance at Maro Caves on the 29th September at 7 for 7.30. The price of €32pp includes a canapes and drinks on arrival and a 3 course meal with wine. Transport is also available at €5pp with pick ups all along the coast. Dress is smart casual. Come and dance the night away.
– Our October mini break this year is to the Hanging City of Cuenca, Logrono and Avila in the north of Spain. Dates? 17th – 21st October 5 days, 4 nights. Price? €350pp based on 2 sharing. Deposit of €75pp is payable on booking and is non refundable. This includes, coach fare, B&B accommodation, Guides in Cuenca and Salamanca and the drivers gratuity.
– For more information on this trip or any of our trips or events Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk.

Costadeldisco presents 4 Concerts:
– The Greatest Hits of “The Animals” + ABBA Tribute, 2 acts. Wednesday, June 27, Parque El Majuelo, Almuñecar. Doors 21-00 hrs Show Starts 22.00 hrs. Tickets Sales Points: Tourism office (Acuario) and Viajes Ecuador


– The Original BLUES BROTHERS Band, plus support bands Aurora & the Betrayers + Dry Martina and DJ Big M! Tuesday, August 7th. 2018.
At Plaza de Toros, Torremolinos, Doors: 21:45.


– UB40 40th Anniversary Tour! Thursday 16th August 2018. Plaza de Torros, Estepona.
Doors 20.00 hrs Opening Act 21.30 hrs. UB40 22.30


– Kool & the Gang, Sunday, 19th August 2018. Club de Tenis Puente Romano, Marbella. Doors 20.00 hrs. Jackie Brown 21.00 hrs. Kool & the Gang 22.00 hrs.


Info for all shows and tix here: http://www.costadeldisco.com/buy_tickets.html

Free Live concerts in La Cala de Mijas, 9pm Thursdays. Chairs and coolers OK!
28 June Voulez Vous – ABBA tribute
5 July Steve Hughes The Who/Small Faces (Scooter exhibition)
12 July Stolen Gnomes – Folk rock
19 July Arte Azabache – Flamenco Dance show
26 July NOTHING THIS WEEK – La Cala Feria
2 August Dirty Little Secrets – 70s and 80s pop and rock
9 August Art Club Band – R&R, Rockabilly, Alternative Rock
16 August Johnny Westwood + Tina Hall – Country & Western
23 August Jens Malling – Reggae
30 August Arte Azabache – Flamenco Dance show
6 Sept FUNKTANTRINCOS – Funk, soul, pop
email concerts@costadeldisco.com for more information
Video: https://www.facebook.com/CostaDelDisco/videos/2006249379386209/

Carrera de la Felicidad Torrox 2018 + Neón Color Party: Sat 14 July 8:15pm-2am. Enjoy the most fun color race of the moment with the great novelty 2018 that will put neon colored powders in the night party. Sport, fun, music and lots of color. Contact on poster.
https://www.facebook.com/events/997466803762973/

Noche de San Juan en Torre del Mar: Info on poster.
https://www.facebook.com/events/177024636338172/

Noche de San Juan en Nerja: Playa de Burriana, June 23, 10pm. Tel 952521531
http://www.andalucia.org/en/events-calendar/noche-de-san-juan-en-nerja/

Festival de Granada: Philharmonia Orchestra performs 22:30pm, Sunday July 8th. Palacio de Carlos V. €35-80
Artists- Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Programme- Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, «Eroica» (45 mins), interval, Richard Wagner
Excerpts from Die Götterdämmerung.
https://granadafestival.org/en/programa/philharmonia-orchestra/

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

Lost Buyer Contact for Fridge in Yesterday’s issue: Nikki please post again. I lost your e-mail. Edwin, Competa, boegero@gmx.de

For Sale, several items in single sale lot: Wine rack, small rug and 4 x single bed winter throws. 25 euros for everything. I’m in Maro, buyer collects from me or somewhere accessible around Nerja where I can drive to and park.
Alexena, Tel: 643110476 / alexenalorca@hotmail.com

For Sale: 2 x Black Samsung Galaxy J5 Mobiles in excellent condition. 16GB Internal Storage, 13mp camera plus gel covers and chargers. €60 each
Contact Frank at: frankcaruana@gmail.com, 630 393 290 WhatsApp

For Sale: Sideboard 118 L 26W 74H. Very good quality with Marble top. €45 Sarah.mcnulty@yahoo.co.uk. Sarah in Nerja.

For sale: 1 Gent’s and 1 Ladies’ bikes. Excellent condition. Recently serviced. Shimano gears. Gent’s 50€. Lady’s 45€ for quick sale.
Caleta area. Contact. helen.morrison@yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: Wooden Doors and Rejas. The double doors come with detachable shutters and windows. Both doors and rejas are complete with locks. They fit an opening 1100mm wide and 2090mm high. They have recently been removed from my Competa home off the Competa/Torrox Road and are for sale as a set at 50 Euros. Email Bart: bart @ theoldparsonage . Net

Long term Rental Property required: We are a family of four from Liverpool who are planning to relocate to the Axarquia/Malaga region in the next few months. We are coming over next week to discuss some job opportunities and are looking for a property to rent long term. You might remember our previous post a few months ago but things have moved on a bit and we are now clearer in what we are looking for. Ideally we would like a 3 bedroom house with some outside space / garden (for kids to run around) in or within walking distance to a village with some amenities and a primary school. If there was a holiday let attached that would be perfect. We would be happy to do some decorating if required. We would like to rent for at least 6-12 months. Thank you. Claudia
claudiaburke79@gmail.com

Wanted: Bookcases. APA Nerja Dog and Cat Rescue are looking for a couple of tall bookcases for our book room in our new shop on Calle Chaparil, they need to have at least six book size shelves, please get it touch if you have such a thing, and come in and peruse our books if you need one! Contact: Sue in Torrox, Gipsyrosesemail@ aol. Com

Pets

   RIP: Koko, gorilla famed for using sign language and crying over pet kitten, dead at 46. Her remarkable ability to do sign language landed her on the cover of National Geographic twice — in 1978, in a photo she took of herself in a mirror, and again in 1985, with an image of her mourning the death of one of her pet kittens. In 2012, she stunned scientists by playing wind instruments, including the recorder, harmonica and party-favor whistles — an ability that showed primates can learn to control their breathing, NPR reported. Controlled breathing was believed to be beyond their ability. Full article: https://nypost.com/2018/06/21/koko-gorilla-famed-for-using-sign-language-and-crying-over-pet-kitten-dead-at-46/

AAR appeal: for a foster carer or forever home for Jessie

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
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