DigameXtra No. 1056, Thursday, Sep. 13th 2018

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Casa Magel B&B, October & November special: Complimentary bubbly on arrival. 2 nights B&B choice of continental or English breakfast. 1 night 3-course meal with wine for 2 sharing a double room. 100€. Maybe possible to get tickets for Caminito Del Rey El Chorro if you book early. This is a good time to visit the wolf park 15 mins away as the wolves are more visible as the weather cools and they do full moon howling at night. Pop into Convento Magdalena next door and soak up the peaceful atmosphere with a nice glass of wine. Many nice walks all around, our little Roman town is a 15-minute walk away, with a very nice museum, good tapas bars. So much to do and see and then relax by the pool while our chef cooks you a delicious meal. We have a limited honesty bar or bring your own drinks. Full kitchen facilities for guest use. Terrace & BBQ. Pretty Gardens, lovely pool, yummy food, great hosts, fantastic views. Who could ask for anything more for 100€ for 2?
Please contact casamagel@yahoo.com website www.casamagel.com

Dirty Dancing/Grease: ‘For One Night Only’ 97.6 Coast Fm Gold presents direct from the UK, the Doodys winners of ‘Stars in your Eyes’ and the London production of ‘Grease’ present on Thursday 20th September at The Hotel Villa Flamenca from 8.30, an evening of song and dance from two of the biggest musical movies ‘Dirty Dancing’ and ‘Grease’. Fully choreographed and featuring the biggest songs from both fabulous musicals it will be a night to remember! Get your ticket now, just 15euros from Monroes hair studio, Ruskins Restaurant, Potters Bar, Nerja Property Services, Fitzgeralds bar, KMS bar, OLAS (Burriana) and KK’s bar (San Juan de Capistrano). Enquiries on 691 934 626

Games Afternoon – Fridays: Its that time of the week again. At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez, meeting every Friday from 11.30am onwards. Do come along and join us, we would love to meet you all Ladies and Gents. We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub, Mah Jong and loads more. Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and meals or you can join us for lunch in the Eclipse next door. You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends and if you have a game to bring – even better.
For details email madpip @ hotmail .co.uk

Coraxalia international choir, new term just started: Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village. Plenty of free parking opposite . Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us! Ring and let us know if you are coming and we will bring some spare music. IMPORTANT the name of our choir is “Coral Coraxalia”, not to be confused with a recently established different choir called “Coral International Axarquía”For more information or directions call 689 111 352 / 669 682 139.

The Phoenix Club:
-Next trip to Gibraltar is on Friday 5th October. Price? €12pp and includes the Driver’s gratuity. Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30 with a comfort break at San Pedro.
-Christmas Lights/Markets in Seville. The date? 15th /16th December overnight. The time? 08.30 from Algarrobo Lidl (other pick ups to be confirmed). Price? This includes B&B accommodation, coach fare and driver’s gratuity. 100 euros based on 2 sharing a double room. Single supplement is 135 euros
-Our October mini break this year is to the Hanging City of Cuenca, Logrono and Avila in the north of Spain with a day trip included to Salamanca. Dates? 17th – 21st October 5 days, 4 nights Price? €350pp based on 2 sharing. This includes, coach fare, B&B accommodation, Guides in Cuenca and Salamanca and the drivers gratuity.
For more information on this trip or any of our trips or events Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk. The Phoenix club is a registered charitable association raising funds for 2 local charities and SSAFA in the UK. We meet every tuesday between 12 and 2 at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards. The bar is just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. Do pop in and meet us.

Artists Workshop at Ruta de Frigiliana: This year the Ruta de Frigiliana extends over three days 5/6/7 October. On the Friday 5th and Sunday 7th October I will be holding a figure drawing workshop with a clothed model from 10.00 until 12.00 noon. There will be easels available but bring your own materials, drawing paper, charcoal, pastels, pencils etc. The charge for the session is 10 euro p.p.
The Venue, Calle Real 98, Location 21, See the Ruta Brochure for directions, available at the Tourist Office Torrox Costa and the Tourist Office Frigiliana.
Please contact me, Hilary Mullany to reserve a place.
Email hilslapintura@msn.com ; Mobile. +44 7377 7883 49.
At the Location there will be an exhibition of my own work plus some of the work from my Art Class, Torrox Fine Artists.

Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden: Open this Sunday. It’s the third Sunday of the month so Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden will be open again to welcome you. Unique in Andalucia, where you can take a relaxing stroll around a beautiful garden, appreciate a diversity of sculptures from many international artists, all while enjoying live Baroque music. There’s always something new to see and hear! Be sure to ask about our upcoming Mosaic and Mosaic Table Workshop (Sept 18th) – still a few places available. Open from 10 to 4. Just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar. Directions at www.kittyharri.com
Jete, Granada 609 706 210

The Nerja Players: The Nerja Players will begin their new season again on October 16th with a cold reading of the comedy Boeing Boeing. If you are interested in doing a cold reading, please visit https://thenerjaplayers.com/2018-19-programme for details and tips on how to do a cold reading and our location in Nerja. Cold readings are open to all and we’d love for you to join us!  The Nerja Players are a group of like minded people who have an interest in theatre and the performing arts and who regularly perform rehearsed readings of plays and other material on club nights at the premises of the Nerja Bridge Club.
Our rehearsed reading performances dates and directors are:
Oct 16th – Cold Reading (Boeing Boeing)
Oct 30th – TBA (Halloween theme) (Director: John Brentley)
Nov 6th – With Great Pleasure
Nov 20th – Rude Mechanicals (Director: Joan Tarver)
Dec 4th – Comedy Night (The Two Bees)
Dec TBA – Christmas Meal (Members and Guest)
Jan 15th – AGM + Cold Reading (When We Are Married)
Jan 29th – Absurd Person Singular (Director: Marty Margulies)
Feb 5th – With Great Pleasure
Feb 19th – Hobson’s Choice (Director: Joan Tarver)
Mar 5th – She Stoops to Conquer (Director: Marty Margulies)
Mar 19th –TBA
Sylvie, Nerja, admin@thenerjaplayers.com

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Lead guitarist wanted for a Beatles duo – playing just for fun: I am a lead singer and play the rhythm guitar. You play the lead guitar, and maybe sing chorus voice. You don’t have to be very clever. Also age or sex does not mean something. Only demands are that you really love the Beatles songs, and you are not a beginner. Located in Competa, but ready to go to the coast sometimes, if needed.
Lists with appr. 100 Beatles songs you can choose among, can be mailed if you want. Mail to brandtoft @ yahoo.dk

Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale, 2 items:
-2 beautiful Dark oak matching sideboards, in wonderful condition. Large one 1’80 x 90 x 48. 50€ Smaller one 1.08 x 90 x 48. 45€ Situated in Torrox Campo. To view phone Sue. 677322169 ; maundfitch @ gmail.com

For Sale: Large rectangle wooden dining table and 8 chairs. In good used condition. Needs annual varnish. All flat packed and ready to go. €100 ovno. Collection from Alcaucin. Parasol and cushions not included.
Contact Danni on dannidoesamerica@yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: Gashob-oven combination. It has 4 hobs. Gasbottle and regulator incuded. Ready to use. Buyer collects. Competa village, near bar Marcos. EUR 25,-. Also ideal for outdoor kitchen etc. Email Martin, martinserundsun at gmail.com

For Sale: Computer desk in new condition and chair 50.00 euros. Buyer collects from Benajarafe. Frank, email franklinbshort@aol.com

For Sale, 2 items:
-Job Lot. New Orbegozo 3 Speed/ Oscillate Table Top Fan quiet model, cost €69 Cata 3 speed Oscillate Table Top Fan, Grey Fan Heater, variable Heat/ Cold Speed Clip-on Table Top/Desk Lamp, ideal as a Head Board Lamp, or for reading and Hobbies. For Quick Sale, all 4 items as a ‘Job Lot’ €25.
-Ecron Food Blender. This Blender is quick and simple to use for your Fruit/Vegetable Smoothies. (made with Yogurt or Ice Cream which can be made in seconds) Just add ice and enjoy! Only 3 months old and in good clean condition and working order. Cost €39 for quick sale, €15.
Competa Campo, possible to meet at View Point over looking Competa Village, opposite Bar Venta de Palma.
email Dot at: dot clement at i cloud dot com

Car for Sale: Ford Fiesta 2010 1.4 TD Diesel 165.000KM (motorway miles) ITV. Recently had new timing belt, new tyres and new battery. €4000 ono. Contact Fred in Torrox Pueblo for viewing. Tel: 0794 9983028/0759 91419572

For Sale: Over 90 pieces of Royal Worcester “Evesham” brilliant quality tableware, (some oven to table ware). Includes 12″ and 10″ dinner plates, tureens. casserole, gravy boat and stand, scallop shells, quiche dishes, fruit dishes, tea cups & saucers, egg cups, large and small ramekins, milk & cream jugs etc, etc. All in near perfect condition. 250 euros the lot (works out at less than 3 euros a piece) Located Competa area. Contact Peter, peter.annette.lee at hotmail dot com, or tel 00447974 177212.

For Sale: Grupo bisonte inset woodburner (not free standing) with electric convector fans/turbines, no ash pan type for sale. 400 euros. Very good condition and in working order – has had little use. Size 65cm wide, 58cm high, 49cm deep. Available Sunday 16th September. Will need 2 strong people to carry and own transport. Contact Julie Thomson Competa Pueblo. Tel 638893306. email thomsonjuliec@gmail.com



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Clinica Rincon/Sauld 101: In response to the question regarding Clinica Rincon changing hands we can confirm this is the case. We have been members of Salud 101 ( The Health Scheme which offers medical assistance at discounted rates) for a few years. We used to have the membership fee taken by direct debit every March. This year we have still been given discounted rates but the membership fee was not taken until September. Hope this is of help. jackiecrosby2009 @ hotmail.com Nerja

Salud 101 Update, Clinica Rincon: From our own experiences, I can thoroughly recommend membership of “Simple Care” to run alongsidethe Spanish National Health system as a top up. We have been members for several years now and the discount applied at the many clinics/dentists/physios etc. etc. is very good. Clinica Rincon is one of the associated clinics within the scheme. Our joint membership is 99 €uros per. annum. Renewal is always easy. Simple Care is based in Torrox. Website is http://www.getsimplecare.es/ The contact we deal with in Torrox is Juan Bazan on 625 539 429. Hope this info. is useful to you.
Anne, Torrox, bexwa @ hotmail.com

Help or advice with electricity supplier: Can anyone advise or recommend somewhere local to Competa where I’ll be able to increase my potentia with endesa which is proving remarkably difficult as I cannot access my online account anymore. Alternatively, I’m open to changing suppliers but would prefer to not incur the associated costs unless absolutely necessary. Has anyone had recent experience dealing with endesa in Nerja or is there a local contact who could assist with supplier changeover.
Thanks in anticipation. Ted, Ted11032016 @ outlook.com


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