DigameXtra No. 989, Saturday, June 30th 2018

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DigameXtra Summer Schedule: There will be no more Sunday editions for the remainder of the summer. Sunday editions will resume on the 2nd of September.

What’s On

Upcoming Fiestas:
-Virgen del Carmen: 15-16 July. Celebrated in towns along Andalucia’s coast. The Virgen del Carmen is the patron saint of fishermen. The statue is taken from her church in a procession through the streets of her town, and then goes around the harbour to bless the fishing boats.
-Historic Moros y Cristianos Battle and Benalaura Fair: The fair is the first week of August.The theatrical event is the first Sunday (Aug 5th). Re-creation of the medieval battle, Benalaura, Malaga.
-Competa Wine Festival: 15 Aug. is La Noche del Vino.

What’s Not On: The Los Amigos de Torrox, Wednesday Quiz Night is taking it’s annual Summer break for the months of July and August. We will be back on the Wednesday 5th September with all the usual quizmasters and maybe some new faces. Look forward to seeing you all then! Tel: 675 301 758

Cinema In English – June 29 to July 3
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
At the moment, Cinesur have only published listings up to Tuesday 3rd.
-Sicario: Day of the Soldado – Dir. Stefano Sollima. With Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin. Fri 16:45; Sat/Sun 11:45, 16:45; Mon/Tue 16:45, 21:05, 23:35.
-Closet Monster – Stephen Dunn. With Connor Jessup, Aaron Abrams. Daily 17:00, 19:00.
-Adrift – Dir. Baltasar Kormakur. With Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin. Tue 3rd 19:10, 21:10, 23:10.
-Love, Simon – Dir. Greg Berlanti. With Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner. Tue 3rd 19:20, 21:45.
-Hereditary – Dir. Ari Aster. With Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne. Tue 3rd 19:30, 22:00.
In addition, a restored version of The Godfather will be shown at 21:00 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  (Thanks Doug. -Ed.)

Live Music this weekend @ Danny Boy’s:
-Sat 9pm Live on stage the inimitable Alan Clayton (no relation to Adam) playing a lively and eclectic mix of modern and old classics in his own style.
-Sunday night @ 8pm “The Candlelight Sessions” hosted by Paul and Brendan. A sit-around session playing blues, folk, old-timey and whatever you’re having yourself:)) All musicians and singers welcome to join in.
A warm welcome awaits at Danny Boy’s. Brendan Cunningham, Bloque 6 Costa Del Oro, Torrox , kizzycunningham@gmail.com. ; https://www.facebook.com/dannyboysbartorrox/

El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja: This sunday we have these amazing guys back Proyecto Mandarina, from 3-6, €5 entrance including your first drink. Full menu available and free parking. We hope to see you all there. Facebook Link

Casa Maria, Torrox:
Green Dogs play live Sunday July 1st, at 6pm. Tapas €1, Parrillada €17 (seriously huge platter of assorted BBQ meats/chicken leg quarters/pork steaks/chorizo/morcilla/salchicha blanco/etc. -Ed.)
Monday Night Jam, July 2nd, Open Mic 23:00-02:00
Carril de Carlaja Paco Alburjite 345, Torrox 683 340 521

Services Wanted/Offered

Services Available for home, garden and office:
-Gardening from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 10€ per hour per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
-Construction/demolition jobs, walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 10€ per hour per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
-Painting and decorating interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 10€ per hour per man or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost. See website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain. Based in Archez but can travel anywhere in Digameland. There is a 0.35€ per km mileage charge for areas outside a 10km radius of Archez if you use me but quotations are completely free. Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 at hotmail dot com or just write that email address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! Telephone 603134216 and ask for Nik.; nikash2 @ hotmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

Free: dog kennel, strong, heavy wood, waterproof. Buyers collect.
Bridget, Sayalonga 636624736 ; bridgetmanzi@hotmail.com

For Sale, 2 items:
-Brand new white aluminium window, 2 opening windows, not sliding Outside frame size. 93cm high. 102cm width 100 euros
-Brand new rectangular mirrors,can be fitted both ways 50 x 60, 80 x 58 (X2), 80 x 60, 20 euros each La noria, nerja area
Call Dave 625822410 ; sadnerja @ hotmail.com

For Sale: Small folding table containing electric sewing machine. E50 ono.  Alvin, Tel 646818913 ; alvinmair @ gmail.com

For Sale, 1 item and For Free, 2 items:
-​For sale. Transfer wheelchair (not self-propelled) made by Teyder. Lightweight aluminium frame, fully foldable with folding backrest, footrest and armrests, solid wheels, lockable brakes on handles, black upholstery. Hardly used. In original box with maintenance tool set. Cost €160 new (have receipt), for sale for €80. Buyer collects.
-​Free: 3-seater sofa, free to collect from Canillas de Albaida. In good used condition, soft yellow colour, very comfy, ideal for TV room, etc.
-Free: Set of indoor/outdoor dining chairs, free to collect from Canillas de Albaida. 2 carvers and 4 chairs. Black metal frames with wicker seats and backs. Wicker in need of repair or replacement, frames in good condition.
Margot 675871862, sunnynerja @ gmail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Drill & Screwdriver set in carry case. Hammer drill & cordless screwdriver set with bits (some missing). 25€
-Fishing equipment. 6 piece multi-purpose rod, 3 piece float rod, 2 rod rests, 2 reels, floats, weights etc. 35€
-35mm SLR camera. Practica BCA 35mm SLR camera + 4 lenses, BC2400 electronic flash, 2 x converter, filters, tripod and bags. 40€
Torrox – Competa Road km 12. Contact Alan
Email: ajprangley at aol dot com phone: 951 242239 / 606 422981

For Sale, 3 items:
-Eltax Floor Speakers X 2, H. 86cms W. 22cms D. 30cms. Sherwood Amplifier model number AX4050R. To be sold together. 140€
-Carrefour parasol, white, brand new still in box, 3 metres diameter. 25€
-Parasol, wind open, navy blue and faded stripes, 3.6 metres diameter 25€
Derek in Periana, tel/WhatsApp (+34) 65562 98 21, email. clark-ward@gmx.com

For Sale: Ford Fusion 1.4 Diesel. 2006 Spanish car. 136,000kms. Aircon, elec. windows, remote locking. Just passed ITV with no issues and serviced. Spare wheel never used. Superb condition. Located near Archez. 3500euros. Derek. 690 066 309. Email. dereksvillas at hotmail dot co dot uk.

Wanted: Treadmill. We are looking for a treadmill, must be fold up type. We are based in Torrox but have our own transport so can collect. Please email details to Jenny ; jmainwood01 @ gmail.com (please remove spaces).

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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