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Octoberfest Torrox-Costa: 13-16 Sep. Bands, gourmet foods, craft beer, arts. Behind the bus station. Info 600 528 962
Flashtime Live: This sunday 16Sep these guys are back here performing at El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja from 3pm €5 per person including first drink ( beer, wine or soft drink) free parking and full menu available. Please book your tables to avoid disappointment either pm on facebook or tel/whatsapp: 722364492
Ultimate Sunday Breakfast/Brunch: (Frühstücksbuffet). 10AM. Yosoy Cafe. The first and third Sunday of the month, next is 16SEP. Our breakfast buffet is unique in this form here in Torrox and surroundings. 4 hours to enjoy and feast in a family atmosphere. Eggs as desired. Coffee, tea, freshly squeezed orange juice and ACE juice, as much as you want. Cakes, fresh rolls and bread, which are available from the Backstüble in Torrox Costa, rich selection of sausage and cheese, rich selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. And not to forget our selection in the healthy corner: Muesli chia seeds psyllium dry fruits. You decide!
Arrive early as the seats are limited !! Price: €13,50 / person
Children up to 6 years pay nothing, from the age of 6 up to the age of 10 €8,50
Av. García Peñalver Bloq. 77 Torrox, near the bus station, behind the library.
Hours 08:30 AM – 12:30 AM
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What’s coming in the next big Windows 10 Update v1809 in Oct?
There are some significant, overdue changes such as an updated Clipboard with new Clip & Paste functions, and fairly silly updates like support for 157 new emojis. And of course they have reshuffled the Settings. What I found especially disturbing is the addition of these 2 terms in Settings: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Here is an example of AI at work. We already have predictive spelling, type 2 or 3 letters and the word pops up before you can finish typing. Now your comp will guess the next word before you finish typing the current word. I certainly don’t need Google to put their spin on what my next word should be. And I don’t need Machine Learning (since it surely knows better than me) altering settings I specifically set in a certain fashion.
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Items For Sale / Wanted
For Sale, 3 items:
-Bosch Leaf Blower/Sucker which mulches your garden leaves and debris as you collect it, leaving you a smaller amount to burn! Quick and easy to use, cost €123 at Portichuelo in Competa, used three times. €40. Will include one extra long cable Free.
– 4 Rugs. Three white rugs and one rug cream with brown border. Average size of each rug is 130 centimetres x 70 centimetres. All have been laundered ready for use, €20 for all four.
-Wolfcraft work bench, heavy duty model. Cost €80 accept €20
Dot in Competa. email dot clement at i cloud dot com or phone Steve on Skype 01273 782289
For Sale, 3 items:
-Portable air con unit, remote control almost new model HTM -PC-021P01 Cost €110, quick sale €40,
-Large rug reversible, in shades of cream, cinnamon,and Olive, good condition, cost € 75, accept € 20, from smoke free house, recently cleaned
-beige rug in good condition, size 195cm X 130cm, bought from ikea €69, will accept £10
Stephen, Competa ; firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sale, 2 items:
-Portable Folding Workbench/ Clamping Worktop. Adjustable ht 74-90cms. €10
–Brick arch steel former– 550mm radius. €10
Call Mike 63 37 88 217 (carretera Torrox-Competa)
For Sale, 3 items:
-Corner Cupboard/Display Case. In two pieces, the lower section has one shelf. The upper unit has two shelves, a leaded glass door, and spotlight in the top. Two units stand 180cm tall, and length of side 43cm. Some minor scuffs. € 50
-Steel Stillage Cages. Wire sided, complete with removable wire front door. Stackable, and measuring 1Metre x 1 Metre x 1Metre. These are absolutely perfect for storing/ seasoning firewood, and many other uses. Several available. € 40 Euro each
-Rebar. Steel reinforcing rods in 3 and 4.5 meter lengths, diameters 12, 16 and 20mm. Many available, deals on quantity. Priced at 50c, 70c, and €1 per meter respectively. Many other items available too. €20
Contact Alan on 722338517 or email email@example.com Torrox/Competa area.
Villa required – minimum 6 months: Villa required for rental or house sit – Due to circumstances out of our control we have to leave our current 4 bed campo villa by the end of September 2018! We would like to find 3/4 bed accommodation within 30 minutes drive of Velez-Malaga ideally. House sit would suffice for 6 months minimum. UK couple 45 & 55 y/o ex 5 star hoteliers so can manage a house. Unfurnished rental villa would work as we have furniture or furnished villa preferably with a store.
TIA Paul, Valez, paul @ hageman.co.uk
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