DigameXtra No. 986, Wednesday, June 27th 2018

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EU Copyright Law committee decision could remove pics and links from DigameXtra, and force all EU internet traffic thru American censorship filters, if it passes on the full vote! This must be stopped! More info at: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jun/20/eu-votes-for-copyright-law-that-would-make-internet-a-tool-for-control

What’s On

Jukebox Bandits: Hi folks, Jukebox Bandits have one gig this weekend.
Friday 29 June: Bar Cerezo, Canillas de Albaida, from 8.30pm.
To reserve a table call 952 553 018 or 699 933026.
Hope to see you there, booking highly recommended.
Check out this video of Jukebox Bandits at the Balcon Hotel in Competa:
https://youtu.be/-ln0TgDXBc0

Art classes: free – in Torre del Mar in the Azucarera building. Monday and Tuesday painting, Wednesday pottering, Thursday mosaic. Basic Spanish essential as teacher is Spanish. For more details contact Jose Luis 645500724.

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. Reservations only (max. 24 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 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

Day trip to Ceuta: Viajes Alcodalla is organizing a day trip to Ceuta on the 21st of July and another on the 18th of August. Ceuta is a colony of Spain on the north coast of Africa surrounded by Morocco. Not everyday we get the chance of visiting the same country in two different continents. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what happens when visiting Ceuta. Ceuta is a magical city, which will surprise you with its mixture of cultures and its closeness. Price per person: 65€. Includes: Coach from and to Torrox Fast Ferry Algeciras to Ceuta and back 90 minutes guided tour (local guide and coach included) in Ceuta. What are you waiting for? Book your seat, we are waiting for you. Rosario Rico, charini200 @ hotmail.com

Car Boot/Market: Sunday 1st July. The regular “1st Sunday of the month” Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 1st July. 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.
– Household and garden items for sale on many of the stalls
– 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
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. Forward reminder: As always, there is no car boot/market in August. For further info please contact Sandy (Vinuela) on 619 471 301

Services Wanted/Offered

Computers- DoctorLaptop’s July Specials: The heat is upon us, and that is bad news for your computer. Keep yours running cool by scheduling your annual maintenance servicing now. If you rely on your computer and want it running at peak performance an annual professional servicing is necessary. You wouldn’t drive your car till it runs out of oil before servicing it, would you? I do the most comprehensive cleaning and tune-up possible: verify all System files replacing any found to be corrupt, test all hardware and do hard disk sector repairs if needed, use 5 tool malware/adware/spyware removal protocol, update Windows + all drivers + programs, install free ransomware protection, optimize your settings for fastest overall performance and clean your fan and cooling channel. Job usually completed overnight. Heavily infected comps or those showing error messages need a repair, not a maintenance service. Hard disks of 1000Gb or more add €10 and may require 2 days to complete. €50.
Special deals and free shopper assistance!
1. Bring in two computers for maintenance service and get 20% off, €80 for the pair.
2. Free shopper assistance, provide me your requirements and I will check all the local or UK stores for your best options.
3. Backups. Hard disks hate the heat. What would you lose if your hard disk crashed, irreplaceable documents, pics, vids or an extensive music collection? Do you have a backup copy of Windows should you need to replace your hard disk? My backup service makes a clone copy of your entire hard disk onto an external USB hard disk. This backup provides you with access to all your data, plus a copy of your full operating system exactly as it is at the time I do the job. Should your hard disk fail and require replacement, the backup can be re-cloned onto a new hard disk, no need to setup Windows all over again, no need to reinstall programs or drivers or files. I can supply a new 1000Gb external hard disk and do the clone backup for €100. Computers with a hard drive larger than 1000Gb add €40.
*These specials end August 1st, 2018.
DoctorLaptop, 675 993 069 (no calls before 11am please) or doctorlaptop@protonmail.com. Torrox Costa.
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Repairs, Setups, Lessons, Websites, Data Recovery and more.

Care Assistant/Carer needed: Due to one of my Carer’s going sick I need a person to cover this. It’s mornings only for 2 hrs. Location is Torrox Park. Contact David on sailchipiona@gmail.com

Offered: Horse riding. Come and ride, and see the country side. One to One or Two to One. Early morning or late Afternoon. Contact on poster. Tina.

Pamela, interpreter: To my clients, patients and friends. Operation over. Recuperation practically over. I hope to be back in business from Monday, 2nd, July. But do call me before, if you need my help. My phone is always on. And…. many thanks for all your support and kindness. Pamela. 609040709 Algarrobo.

Gas Engineer Wanted: Does any one know of a gas engineer in Competa area familiar with Valiant combo boilers and who does turn up. bjtct@hotmail.co.uk +4407771543953 Brian

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale, 2 items:
-Black wrought iron style glass cabinet 45 x 40 x 180cms – perfect condition. Shelves remove for transport. 70 euros
-Two matching stainless steel indoor/outdoor kitchen units with shelves and plumbing to the sink. Never used – perfect for an outdoor kitchen. depth 65cm width 136cm (sink unit) 65cms (square unit) height, 50 euros for the pair.
Email: heatherandwill @ hotmail .com (no spaces) tel 628306371 Vinuela area.

For Sale: I sell women’s neoprene suit. Brand Gail Trech-Nek, little use size M 3mm, without breaks or marks, impeccable closure. 50 euros. I live in Torrox Costa. silviacaminante@gmail.com

For Sale: Microwave. Cecotec microwave only used for 3 months not needed in new place.
€30. no offers, contact paul whatsapp 629167861 competa.

For Sale: Quality ‘no torsion system’ hose pipe. Good condition, Little used and stored out of sun. 14mt length. €15. Nerja Oasis de Capistrano. Please reply to Malcolm, malhay8@icloud.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Multi coloured rug 129x66x48 cms 10 euros
-Cane, glass-topped coffee table 81x53x48 cms 20 euros (cost 110 euros)
-2 radiators 53x22x64 cms 15 euros each or 25 euros for the two Torrox Park
Tel: 952967547 (Maggie) silwoodmg @ yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: Reduced price. Beautiful, 100% cotton quilted SuperKing bedspread (260cm x 230 cm) excellent condition. 1980’s Laura Ashley Sweat Pea design. (Similar sold for £120 on eBay recently) And, matching lined curtains (each 150cm wide – 170cm depth, plus hem) €60 for both items. Malcolm, Nerja area , e-mail malhay8@icloud.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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