DigameXtra No. 1022, Tuesday, Aug. 7th 2018

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Sorry for the delay in getting today’s issue out, my internet went down in the middle of the night, probably due to maintenance on the server.

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The DigameXtra website Header Picture will be updated soon. Snow covered mountains just doesn’t seem appropriate in this heat!

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La Noche del Vino (Night of Wine) in Competa: takes place on the 15 August each year and celebrates the conclusion of the grape harvest. This has become a landmark event with food, wine and entertainment provided by the organisers and starts at 11 am continuing into the night. You can see a film of what happens here.
‘Noche del Vino -Competa 2016’ https://youtu.be/DRSpzDIGKaY
Chris-Nerja chris @ seebafilms.co.uk

Tonight it’s the Boy George Tribute Show: direct from the UK from 9pm at the fabulous ‘Torres” San Juan de Capistrano, Nerja, winner of the ‘Real’ awards in Las Vegas! All the hits from when he was with Culture Club as well as his solo hits. Tickets just 10 euros and are available on the door. Enquiries on 691 934 626.

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar: August coming events and excursion.
-Every Friday 11.00 to 13.00. – Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. A donation of 1€ will be appreciated.
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning. Time 11.00 to 13.00.
-Wednesday August 15th – Excursion to Almuñecar Fireworks.Ticket price 12 Euros available at the Centre. Departure times: Viñuela (Football pitch) 18.00, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 18.15, Caleta (Opposite Vets) 18.25, Algarrobo (Lidl) 18.30.
-Monday 1st thru Friday 5th October – Huelva, Doñana National Park and Faro.
For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334
E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.
Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours only for August Tuesday & Friday 10.00 to 13.00. Web: www.lux-mundi.org

Correction: On behalf of the American International Club, and to all those who took the trouble to point out the current error in the date of this wonderful function at Los Caracoles, the date is as follows: August 19th. I can only think that the dreaded Gremlins have invaded my computer. Normally this would never happen! Sylvia sylvrfrank @ yahoo.ie

Services Wanted/Offered

Casa Magel B&B: complimentary bottle of chilled Cava to drink by the pool
Feeling hot & tired, need a break come & stay at Casa Magel. Lovely sparkling pool, peace & quiet, good food, comfy beds and great hosts, night off from cooking, take advantage of our special Offer, 2 nights B & B with 1 night 3 course meal with wine for 100€ for 2 sharing a double en-suite room. Perfect for birthdays or anniversary celebrations or just to get away on your own or with friends. (personalised vouchers available). Casa Magel lies on the edge of the typically Spanish town of Valle De Abdalajis. Malaga. (1Km).
We are surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of the mountains, yet only a 15 minute walk into the town where there are many bars serving meals and tapas, you really get a feel of how the Spanish live. We have a lovely museum with artifacts dating back toRoman times.
So much to do and see in the area, ( see website ) lovely walks and scenery. 30 mins from Camino Del Rey, El Chorro. 10 mins from the amazing Wolf park and Convento Magdalena. Visit to Antequera and El Torcal is a must.
We have pretty rooms, and wonderful outside space. BBQ and Andalucian kitchen for guests use. A break you will really appreciate. Come on and laze around our pool and eat a delicious 3 course meal with wine. We also have a bar or bring your own. By yourselves or come with a couple friends. No driving.!!!
Visit our website: www.casamagel.com and Tripadvisor.
contact Maggie at: Casamagel@yahoo.com
or phone: 628519862 or 632298062

Interpreter: I’m Pamela. Even though it’s holiday time, you may need my help with appointments at the hospital or with your doctor. I’m an experienced interpreter, having worked as a volunteer at velez hospital for fifteen years. I charge a reasonable fee, and I don’t charge by the hour. Do call me, even if only for information. Mobile. 609040709 Email. pamelawalshe@hotmail.com Algarrobo

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: 2 Tickets Copenhagen-Malaga 13/8. I have 2 tickets available with Vueling from Copenhagen – Malaga on 13 August at 11.10. Name change is possible for 50€ per ticket. I’m happy if I get 50€ for both. I live in Competa but everything can be done online. Please email me at mabali8688@gmail.com

For Sale: Mercedes e300 Automatic. Petrol, spanish plated left hand drive, 136,000k first reg 1991. Genuine reason for sale 1000e including paperwork transfer. Competa area, contact davidbulmer51@hotmail.com for more information.

For Sale: Mobile Air conditioning unit, in working order and chills the room brilliantly but the control panel on top to utilise features (eg. Sleep, manual fan speed etc) is temperamental, but can be adjusted using the remote control – €20. Contact Sarah in Puente don Manuel on dustersdm@yahoo.co.uk.

For Sale: Punch bag for sale, very good condition. €40. Algarrobo
634316474 Amanda amandawood96 @ yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: selection of prints on wood various sizes 30x20cm, 30x30cm 50x20cm from 3.50 euros. all with hooks for hanging up. i have 2 prints of some but with thicker wood. Puente don manuel area.
shirley romero 21 at hotmail dot com

For Sale: CDs. I have around 300 CDs for sale, all at reasonable prices, but too many to list individually. Around 200 are rock/pop classics from the 60s/70s/80s including some rarities, box sets and limited editions. About 60 are classical and there are also some Spanish guitar music and Jazz CDs. For further information please give me a call
on 660 236 639 or email me at: alanreaderspain @ yahoo.co.uk (no spaces) Near Alcaucín

For Sale and a freebie:
-Tea set. Art Deco style. Fine bone china.  Very pretty pink and gold with fluted edges. 6 x cups and saucers, tea pot, milk jug and 4 x tea plates. 10 euro.  Can arrange to meet buyer either on the coast between Velez/Torre and Algarrobo, or inland around Competa/Canillas de Albaida area.
-Job lot. Many items, including toaster, ironing board, brand new serrano ham stand, glasses, china, kitchen ware, oven dishes and plastic containers. Too many items for one photo on this advert, but can send photos to interested party. Selling as job lot only. 35 euro. Buyer collects and will need boxes or similar to take away.
-Rocking armchair. Upholstered and comfortable. Free to a good home. Buyer collects.
Above items available near Velez Malaga.
Contact Keith via email: keithrocksue at gmail dot com
Or call or What’s App me on 693 107 206

For Sale: Trailer 270 long 140 wide 135 high full cover that can be taken off like new only bought it to move to spain no need for it know can be viewed in torrox park. €1500
call Jackie on 07895751550 andyfish2812 @ icloud.com

For Sale, 2 items:
-Candy microwave, 900 W, Model 25D CW, excellent condition, Price € 40. Buyer collect.
-Wood Burning Fireplace/Stove Insert, including Blower/Fan + Glassdoor, Measures wide; 64 cm / High; 59 cm / Deep; 43 cm / Finishing strip left-, right-, upper-side; 5 cm. Price € 250. Buyer collect.
Location – Torrox Campo, Exit 4 Competa road.
Please call Marion on 620 70 59 49 or email jppkneepkens @ aol dot com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Small table containing electric sewing machine.E35.
-Computer Desk on Castors .E30
-Display Cabinet E25 . Contact for more details and pictures.
Judith Tel. 646818913 Or email. alvinmair@gmail.com

Free: Solar Sun Rings for your pool. I have seven Solar Sun Rings free to anyone who wants to pick them up, as I no longer use them. They are the “water anchor” design (for use in high wind locations). They have been used, four are in good condition, the others are in fair condition. I you are interested please give me a call on 660 236 639
or email me at: alanreaderspain @ yahoo.co.uk (no spaces)

Wanted: Looking for an exterior tiled or mosaic topped round or oval table for 6 to 8 people, preferably with chairs. Please reply with dimensions, photos and price to judithfear@hotmail.com Los Romanes

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