DigameXtra No. 1026, Saturday, Aug. 11th 2018

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The Perseids meteor shower: It should be clearly visible in the night sky over southern Spain this weekend. A shower of stars, known as the Perseids or the Tears of San Lorenzo, because 10 August is the Day of San Lorenzo. This summer, the lack of moonlight in the night-time sky means the shooting stars should be clearly visible. Source Story, Sur English

Casa Magel: Complimentry 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 advatage 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 to Roman 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, or phone: 628519862 or 632298062

Cinema In English – August 10 to 16
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
http://www.cinesur.com/home.php?id_cine=219
The Incredibles 2 – Dir. Brad Bird. With Holly Hunter, Craig T Ferguson. Weekdays 16:45, 19:05; Sat/Sun 12:30, 16:45, 19:05.
-Mission Impossible: Fallout – Dir. Christopher McQuarrie. With Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson. Mon, Thu 21:30.
-Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Dir. Ol Parker. With Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried. Weekdays 17:20; Sat/Sun 12:00, 17:20.
(Cheers! Thanks Doug. -Ed.)

El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja: Evolution-Legends of Motown. This Sunday 12AUG, 3pm we have these guys back here performing live, we cant wait. €5 per person, please book your tables to avoid dissapointment. Full menu available and free parking. Hope to see you all there.  FB Link

UB40 Live: Thursday 16th August 2018, Plaza de Torros, Estepona
Doors 20.00 hrs. Opening Act 21.30 hrs. UB40 22.30 hrs. Info Link

Kool & The Gang Live: 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 Link
 

Nandos-Tasca Monday Jam: We JaMmiN’ from 20:30!! Live music/Open Mic/Jam Session @ Nando’s Tasca, Torrox Costa BLQ 89! The Best BBQ on the coast, €2.90/pints Hosted by Jonny Unplugged!  FB Link

Services Wanted/Offered

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Costa del Sol Video: Special offer. 20% Discount during August.
We offer a complete video/audio service.
Video Tapes (All formats Inc Betacam) transferred to Dvd or Pen Drive.
Cine Film ( 8mm or super 8) to Dvd or Pen Drive
Audio Cassettes/Vinyl Records to Cd or Pen Drive
Colour Slides transferred to Dvd slide show or files on cd
Video Conversion any format or Region
Editing Service
We can now offer multiple copying of Dvd’s & Cd’s at special prices.
Video to Dvd ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof) per tape.
Discounts available for quantity..
Free collection & delivery Nerja area.
Tel Richard 659458020 or email nerjavideo@gmail.com for a quotation.
Visit our website www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information and prices.
Presentation Video. www.costadelsolvideo.com/video

Linux Computer Classes by Doctorlaptop – Aug Special Sold Out: Sorry, due to overwhelming response my August Special for Linux Classes is now fully booked. Thanks. Naythan, Torrox Costa, doctorlaptop@protonmail.com

Wanted: Pool Maintenance. Looking for someone to clean & maintain my pool in Torrox area. Replies please to danehill2017 at outlook.dot com. Thank you. Lily

Wanted: Dishwasher Repair. Does anyone have a recommendation for someone who can repair a small Balay dishwasher?
Contact jillperceval@yahoo.com or 676361015. Thank you.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale, 3 items:
-Marples 153 Flooring Cramps. Two included. As new €60 (UK slang or typo?)
-Record 52 ½ Wood Vice. In perfect working order. €55
-DeWalt DW625E Router. Very little use, in original case, with all original equiment. €145 Euro
Contact Alan, Torrox/Competa area. Tel. 722338517 or
email nalaqs-alan@yahoo.com

For Sale, 2 items. Plus 1 free:
-Large sat dish with connections. Free to collector.
-4 variable size child car seats. 15 € for the 4.
-32 inch Phillips tv good con, can be seen working. Too large for our studio apt. 75€
Olive robinson @ outlook. Com. Or 691973456 torrox campo.

 

Recommendations

If you asked for a recommendation and are pleased with the work from the suggested provider be sure to share your experience in the Recommendations Section!

Diego the chimney sweep again! A very nice genuine man who I contacted by phone on 952515065 for advice on my very old wood burner. (The e-mail given on previous recommendations could not be delivered by postmaster? ) The elderly woman who answered took my phone number to which Diego promptly replied. Though he could not clean the chimney he gave me various options in detail, very positive comments which I agreed with.
Derek Church Nerja. Phone, 952526691

 

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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