DigameXtra No. 1082, Tuesday, Oct. 9th 2018

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Casa Magel B&B, September – 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 http://www.casamagel.com

What’s on at Finca Las Sierras in Cómpeta: ‘4-course lazy Sunday lunch’.
For only € 27,50 p.p. we will be preparing a variety of culinary dishes. Tapas and welcome Cava from the house. Menu starts at 14:00. Reservations only (max. 24 couverts). Please make a reservation through info@fincalassierras.com or ring/Whatsapp on 603430559 with your name and a mobile contact number. Or just call now to book your table: +34 6 0343 0559
For directions: where the A-7206 meets the A-7207 take the road next to the bronze ‘horse and man’ statue!
Thanks, and if you have any questions please let us know, we hope to see you at our Finca, Wilco y Manon.

Afternoon Quiz: There will be another afternoon quiz on Thursday this week at El Pozuelo, Laguna Beach, Torrox Costa. To find El Pozuelo go through the big arches, turn left, along the side of the office and turn left again. There is usually a blackboard on the corner. Good food if you want to eat first, the quiz starts at 3pm. All welcome! This is a fun quiz, not mastermind and I will be the quiz master.
Carole, carolemhart@yahoo.com El Morche

Bar Los Amigos, Torrox Park:
-Tues 09 OCT Chill Out Session, 9pm
-Sat 27 OCT Bud Spencer Halloween Party, 9pm
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Family or individual portrait photography in your choice of location: Currently taking bookings up to 21st October for individual PR photography, couples, or family portraits. Make some more treasured memories of your family coming to visit you here in Spain, in a location of your choice. At home, or in a place which is special to you. With more than 14 years professional experience working in the studio and on location, I will create a shoot to fulfill your individual requirements, and you’ll have fun along the way!
Contact Nikki on +44 7899 888777 (WhatsApp) or +34 616 530035. Website and email details on attached flyer, and up to date news at http://www.facebook.com/unlimited-exposure. Based in Vélez-Málaga and working throughout the Axarquía.

Wanted: Tadelakt. Hello All. Any recommendations for the application of Tadelakt please ?
Maurice, mauricemulvihill @ gmail.com Malaga

Wanted: Nail Technician. Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced nail technician in Nerja area? Mobile or a salon (no preference) Judith, email: judithrichardson11 at hotmail dot co dot uk.

Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale: Wall Hanging. Colours brown/cream/blue. Very heavy and very good quality. It has a handwritten label sewn on the back, although some of it is illegible. In Spanish it describes the materials as cotton, silk and “thread”. It is dated January 1988. Price €50. Bob and Maureen Hawthorne, Nerja. More pics on request.
Email mehcoleshill@gmail.com. Phone 0034 656 340 724

For Sale: Commode / Shower chair. Very lightweight and super manoeuvrable indoors. Can be used as 1) Standard commode, with the “bowl” installed below the seat. 2) used over the toilet with the “bowl” removed. 3) As an indoor wheelchair. With the removable seat in place, it becomes a super manoeuvrable indoor wheelchair. Will fit into the tightest spaces. There are brakes on the rear wheels, to stop it moving accidentally. I purchased this chair a couple of months ago (receipt available) and it was hardly used at all.
€140 – Sensible offers considered
steve.jd.harding@gmail.com ; 622 117 080 Steve,Torre del Mar

Free For Re-cycling: Greeting/Christmas cards and calendars available for anyone who wants them. Can be handed over at a venue to be agreed on Torrox costa. chris . fitzwa @ gmail . com (close spaces)

For Sale, 2 items:
-Mini Kota classic 28 electric boat engine. 28 lbs Thrust 12V fully working 50 euros. More pics on request.
-9 unopened Royal Mail Packing Boxes. 15 euros.
Fiona, Email fi@fionacole.com. Torrox Campo meet at BP Torrox just off A7.

For Sale, 3 items:
-Chinese carpet 3 mtr x 2 mtr 50 euros
-Two lamps 15 euros each
-Original oil painting 75 euros
Ellen, Nerja 692683438 ellenspain @ msn.com ( no spaces )

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New Info For Salud 101 plan: Can anyone out there tell me the current situation with what was Clinica Rincon? We were members of their Salud 101, which gives members reduced costs in return for a fee, but we have heard nothing since the change of name and ownership. Any new information to add to the info provided in posts from last month would be much appreciated, probably by others as well as ourselves.
John, melbury75@gmail.com, Algarrobo.
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