DigameXtra No. 1021, Monday, Aug. 6th 2018

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O’Leary’s Gastro-pub / Irish bar / live music venue!
Here at O’Leary’s we are so much more than just another bar. Our philosophy is simple. Give our customers the very best food, drink and entertainment we can find and treat everyone as family. We absolutely love live music and have the best musicians every Friday and Saturday night. And starting next week Thursday nights too! Our chefs are fully qualified and trained to the highest standard. We pride ourselves on the creating every single recipe and each dish in house with fresh ingredients to give you original mouth watering food. Visit O’Leary’s Irish Bar, Torrox Costa, the only place you can sit back and relax enjoying our stunning sea views eating top quality food while listening to live music
-O’Learys Music Jam: Thats right folks, we are starting our own music jam/open Mic night from this TUESDAY!  Come sing a song, play some guitar, bass or box drum or just sit back and enjoy! We’re really lucky we have secured the howling mad but lovable and very talented Jonathan Thakur a.k.a Johnny Unplugged, to supply a set up, some instruments and to lead the whole show for us! We’re really looking forward to this so pop down, have some food and let’s make this the best open Mic night around!
This weekends music line up-
-Thursday The Box Drum Band
-Friday Jonathan Thakur
-Saturday Richard Ray Farnell
-Sunday Sax to the rhythm
Contact and info on FB Link

American International Los Caracoles Trip Update: The American International would like to thank all those replying to our Los Caracoles trip, who pointed out the omission of the very important date! The date for this trip is 19th. September. There are a few places still available for this wonderful evening event, so book now. Thanks again everyone. Sylvrfrank@yahoo.ie.

Trinity concert: Trinity, “Jazz Blues and everything in Between” on Monday 6th of August from 10pm in Torre del Mar Paseo Maritimo de Poniente (near the lighthouse) Festival “A Orillas del Jazz” (Free admission)

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Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Samsung 43inch smart tv. Excellent condition € 300 no offers buyer collects Competa. Reason for sale is bought a larger tv.
Paul 629167861 ; cpaul401 @ gmail.com

For Sale: Antique rewired light. Stunning large Antique re wired glass and metal light. We absolutely love this light but we have changed our mind on the re form of the room we bought it for, so sadly it has to go! We paid 250€ for it but we are asking 150€
Mark 674541691 Torrox Pueblo meearnshaw @ hotmail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Good Quality Swings. The swing seats are all good quality and cared for – they’ll even take grandparents! There are two plain traditional seats and one circular one in wood and one plastic seat. The rope ladder is about 2m long. All five swings for €45. Can split, please email for individual photos. They gave lots of pleasure to our four grandchildren when they were younger and only came out when they visited, so they’ve never been left out in bad weather, always stored over winter.
– Mini Grill/Oven Table top grill/oven, ideal for simple meals for one, or when you don’t want to use a full size oven. UK plug. €6
– Wall Mounted Fan Three speed wall mounted fan €10
Email: fayandray(at)msn.com Telephone: ?658 354 661?
Ray, Competa Campo – can meet at Venta de Palma or Competa Petrol Station

For Sale: 10 Xbox One Games. Star Wars – Battlefront II, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Assassins Creed – Unity, Assassins Creed – Origins, The Witcher – Wild Hunt, The Evil Within, For Honour, LA Noire, Battlefield 1, Titan Fall
€90 for the lot. Call David (630453193) Nerja ; davidren.is @ gmail.com

For Sale: Ecco ladies (all terrain) walking boots, hardly worn, cost €130
wanting €40. Call Rita (630453193) Nerja

For Sale: Antique Olive Pickling Jar. Very good condition, 40 cms diameter at rim, 66 cms high. A wonderful addition to a Spanish themed decor, glazed inside. Keep inside or out. 100 euros OVNO. Delivery possible. Located Competa campo.
Contact; irenegrant69@gmail.com or WhatsApp 652060292

Wanted: Tall Stainless Steel Fridge or Fridge Freezer. We are looking to buy a secondhand one in good condition. We live in Torrox area but can collect from anywhere between Malaga and Motril. WhatsApp 608 568 602 or ray craig @ live . com (no spaces)

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Cafe: Elenas Cafe is the perfect place for breakfast or tapas lunch with some shade. We regularly go there after a trip to the dog beach and she is very “dog friendly.” She is just off Avenida del faro Torrox Costa, behind Pescaderia Ortega on Calle Rio de la Plata. Open every day till about 16.30 except Monday. You will get a warm welcome. Gill and Dave, Torrox, ogillyarmstead @ gmail.com

Birds and Water: In the very hot weather we are having can we remember also to to put out fresh water for the birds in birdbaths or any other shallow container each day even on terraces they like us are finding it hard going especially in the Campo to keep hydrated, Pat Claridge Frigiliana. p.claridge@yahoo.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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