DigameXtra No. 1060, Monday, Sep. 17th 2018

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Casa Maria’s Monday Night Jam Sessions: Every Monday from 23:00 to 02:00. All musicians are most welcome to play but please bring your own instruments. Torrox. Map on pic, click to enlarge. FB Link

Fitzgeralds Live Music Bar Nerja This Week:
Mon- The Keys 11PM
Tues- Karaoke With Pam 10:30
Wed- ZOE 11PM
Thurs- Sarah Lucy Dole 11pm
Fri- The Money Makers 11pm
Sat- The Keys 11pm
Sun- Spiders From Marbs 10:30pm
Great Music, Great Beer, Great Atmosphere
Come on Down and join the Craic
Dont Forget Saturday, Live Boxing, Joshua v Puvotkin approx 11pm
Bucket Deals, cocktails,food served daily! FB Link


Services Wanted/Offered

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Classes Offered, Pottery: A new Pottery course has begin in September 2018.
Tuesday and Thursday are already booked. But you still on time to choose a day per week, from Monday to Friday. The class has a duration of 2 hours, from 11 to 13 h. in the morning or from 17 to 19 h. The course will last 10 days minimum. You will learn:
-Knead clay
-Make pieces whit the potter’s Wheel
-Techniques and decoration with ceramic slips.
-Make your own slips with different shades and colors.
-Techniques and decoration with metallic oxides and ceramic stains.
-Make and paint tiles and murals tiles for your own house.
-Work with ceramic glazes.
My name is Sonia Tena, I speak english. I have been ceramist from more than 35 years and I will give you the pottery course. The classes will be given at Macharaviaya ( near Rincon de la Victoria, Chilches). The price classes are: Pottery classes :12 € per hour and person. The price including materials, tools and utensils. You will pay 30€ more for cooking all parts that you have been made during the 10 days course at the end of it.
You can phone to : 653834105 or 95240027, or send an e-mail: s1954tena@gmail.com.

Wanted: Income tax expert. Hi, we need someone who is proficient in Spanish and British tax matters to advise and facilitate our tax returns. English speaking please. Any recommendations gratefully received. We are in Torrox so anywhere fairly close by would be good. Reply to Irene Young ; ireneadams50 @ icloud.com

Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale: Vetiver Spain has a limited supply of 3-4 month old mature Vetiver plants in pots and trays for 2.50 Euro each as long as supply lasts. They need to be picked up at our nursery in Sayalonga. Call for an appointment.
email: info@vetiverspain.com or mobile: 692 288 657
website: www.vetiverspain.com David or Anna

For Sale: Super king sized bed with recently purchased quality pillows and bed linen. €350 or near offer.
Buyer to collect from Benajarafe. Frank, franklinbshort@aol.com

For Sale: Walking frame, never been used €35. Amanda, Torrox Costa tel. 634316474 ; amandawood96@yahoo.co.uk

For Sale, 2 lots:
-One lot has a great piece of decorator fabric with cactus plants in green and beige 23″ x 57″ ( 58.5 cm x 144.5 cm) together with pieces of shabby chic cottons with pink roses, dachshunds and cats. 10 euros for the lot.
-The second lot has one unused whole yard of cotton with small roses, and one unused piece of decorator fabric 22″x 56″ with birds and butterflies. Comes with smaller pieces of cotton shabby chic with roses. 10 euros for the lot.
17 euros for both. Great for your craft projects or quilting! Nerja location – call or text 693373530.
Patty. peebeebest2 @ aol.com

For Sale: TISSOT Swiss made Stainless Steel Automatic Watch, bought 23rd May 2017 only worn two or three times, two year warranty, cost from Corte Ingles €525 Offers of around €300 contact mikestevenitt@gmail.com Mike, Frigiliana

For Sale: HP Compaq 6530b laptop hardly used in excellent condition, completely refurbished with Windows 7 & 10 Professional. Office software and all the usual apps. Perfect for professionals or for home use. 250Gb HDD, 14” Display, 2.5Ghz Intel dual core processor
CD/DVD Rewritable drive 4 USB. 120 euros ono.
For further information please contact me on +34 7538637334
email maysf41@gmail.com

Wanted: Patio chairs and table. Must be good condition. Jackie Crosby Nerja 663667950 jackiecrosby2009 @hotmail.com


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Thanks for the Ferry information: Thank you to all the kind and understanding people who replied to my query re dogs on ferries. It has made all the difference now we know what to expect and consequently feel more confident. Thank you DigameXtra again. Anthea. Torrox antheawaters1@gmail.com Carpe Diem

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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
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