DigameXtra No. 1081, Monday, Oct. 8th 2018

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O’Leary’s Gastro-pub / Irish bar / live music venue!
We are now open at midday serving our amazing NEW baguette menu. We pride ourselves on the creating every single recipe and each dish in house with fresh ingredients to give you original mouth watering food. We supply 12 different varieties of cider, 7 different bottles of beer. We absolutely love live music and have the best musicians every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
*Tuesday Music*
It’s that time of the week again where we’re SO excited about our ever expanding Jam Session great fun guaranteed with our favourite band leader, Jonathan Thakur
And like every week, its a top quality line up WITH NO COVER CHARGE! So let’s start with a bang…..
-Thurs 930PM. The local legend that is Mr Paul Hayes will be bringing his mix of blues and Irish to our beach bar! This man is very busy so we’re really looking forward to having him here again.
-Friday 930PM The incredible green dogs will be kicking it off! These guys are so talented playing all their own unique instruments and singing in both English and Spanish. These guys are just getting better and better and cover songs with their own unique style that always goes down a treat!
-Saturday 9.30. The One, The Only, Friglianas own, Mr Lee Townsend will be live and rocking our little bar as only he can! Always great fun and unbelievably talented in everyone’s favourite band ! The boxbrum band. Great music and lots of fun guaranteed!
Visit O’Leary’s Irish Bar, Torrox Costa, the only place you can sit back and relax enjoying our stunning sea views eating top quality food while listening to live music. FB Link

Wednesday Market La Tabla Torrox Park: Every Wednesday 10am to 1pm La Tabla 1st Floor Commercial Centre Torrox Park (above the supermarket) New, artisan and secondhand stalls, New stalls arriving this week include clothing, bric-a-brac, silver jewellery, e-cig refills, plus our normal stalls of Sam’s artisan handmade chocolates, Handmade cards including Christmas.
Date for your calendar, Christmas Fayre Saturday 10th November 11am to 2.30pm, lots of different stalls for those special Christmas gifts, cards, chocolates, cakes, chutneys and jams, jewellery, photography the list goes on. Raffle in aid of local charity. Look out for more details nearer the time.
For further details please call Rachael 662063987

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DoctorLaptop – Another “I told you so” Moment – Microsoft Suspends Windows 10 Update Rollout After Users Report Deleted Files
Hi readers, in the past month I posted 2 warnings regarding the upcoming Windows 10 semi-annual Update due this month. I suggested everyone using Win 10 make a System Restore Point, or better yet make a Disk Image Backup, as soon as possible, certainly prior to doing this upcoming update.
Guess what? Microsoft just recalled the October update and warned users NOT to install it. There have been many reports the update will break you computer and may also permanently delete some data files!
Did you heed my warning? Did any other techs warn you about this? Just one more reason why people drive all the way from Mortil or Malaga to have their computers serviced by DoctorLaptop! I ride the crest of the wave while others remain in the kiddie pool. How? I do my homework and take the time to read the corporate whitepapers and follow Microsoft insider blogs.
The next time you need your computer serviced consider that a few extra miles drive may very well be worth the small inconvenience in order to have the job done by a dedicated computer pro, DoctorLaptop!
Reference: http://fortune.com/2018/10/06/problems-with-windows-10-update/

Wanted: Deep clean of large Persian carpet (3 metres x 2 metres) which has seen years of loving attention from a number of two and four footed friends with muddy feet/paws. Located in Canillas de Albaida. Can anybody help with where to take it for professional handling with care within a 50 km radius? Or is there a carpet cleaning service with Persian rug experience that can do the job on the spot? Any advice sought, also on likely cost. Lyn.Harrison @ insightwind.com (no spaces)
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Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale: Avondale Seascape 2004 motorhome. Manual, diesel, left hand drive on Spanish plates. ITV June 2019. In excellent condition inside and out. 3 berth. Overhead small double, plus large double or two singles. Shower room /toilet, gas oven, grill and hob. 3 way-fridge, hot water by gas & electric, TV. Lots of extra equipment included, Gas bottle, water hose, flynets and blinds plus Famia side awning. Can also supply bedding, crockery etc if wanted.  17,500€. Torrox Campo area.  (Correction. Previous ad incorrectly listed this as an Autoquest Seascape, it is actually an Avondale Seascape). Contact Sue or Peter 677322169 ; email, no spaces: maund fitch “at” g mail .com

For Sale: two tyres six months old occasional use wrong size fitted in error. Size 175/65R14. 50 euros for the pair. Torrox campo but can meet up anywhere on coast. Call 636866715 if interested.
Amanda, amanda.stockton @ hotmail .co .uk

For Sale, 2 items:
-chair and couch €70
-glass top table €35
Buyer to collect Nerja area
R. Allan Bell, rbell1000@gmail.com

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Disappointment: Saturday night I had the chance to watch some excellent entertainment at the Trapiche restaurant Trapiche, this show was put on to raise money for charity. The dancers, singers were first class, showing how much time and effort had gone into producing a quality show, BUT to say I was disgusted, very disappointed, and find it unbelievable that mature adults? find that they were unable to keep quiet when the show was on, continuing to chatter, laugh, more chatter, put a slight dampener on the show for me. Maybe the next time they attend a show, they will have the good manners to be quiet and allow others to enjoy the entertainment. Once again well done to all those who performed so well.
B J Turner, Puente don Manuel, mucktub63@hotmail.com

Useful Links

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
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/
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