DigameXtra No. 1083, Wednesday, Oct. 10th 2018

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Torre del Mar Beer Festival – Oktoberfest, 12 & 13 OCT: The final program of the Torre del Mar Beer Festival, with the performances of each of the stages.  https://www.facebook.com/events/326526317906184/

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events and excursions:
-Wednesday October 10th –Quiz Night. Please come and enjoy our Quiz Night at the Centre.  Team up with friends and pit your wits in this fun quiz. A light hearted evening which includes supper and a drink. Bar available and there will be a prize for the winning team! Ticket price 6 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Time 18.00pm for 18.30pm.
-Friday October 12th – The Centre will be closed for National Holiday.
-Please note the change of date to Monday October 22ndArt Appreciation Group. This Autumn we will be watching and discussing the Art of Spain.  Our starting point will be the series by Andrew Graham Dixon on the History of Spanish Art.  We will watch the broadcast together and then have a lively discussion.
-In October we will watch the Moorish South travelling to Cordoba, Seville and Granada, visiting beautiful Moorish palaces and mosques, telling the story of one of the most colourful and sophisticated cultures to ever appear in Europe. Refreshments available to purchase. Donation of 2 Euros. Time 10.30 at the Centre
Thursday October 18th – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar.   
-Wednesday November 21st – Excursion to Guzman Garden Centre & Fuengirola.
Lux  Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar.   Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

Venetian MASQUERADE Party: Wednesday October 31, 7:00pm at Matices Torre del Mar. Music & Dancing, Gourmet Menu to order á la carte, Fancy Cocktails like Negroni, Bellini & Rossini, Lucky ART DIP with 40 art prizes to be won + PRIZES for Best Mask/Costume. FREE Entrance. Limited Space. Reserve now by calling Nena at 608 76 35 65  FB Link

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Items For Sale / Wanted

VetiverSpain now has an end of season sale:
50% off all Vetiver potted plants and trays.
We also have Lemon Grass and Moringa seedlings available. Sayalonga, Spain
http://www.vetiverspain.com ; info@vetiverspain.com
692 288 657 David and Anna

For Sale: Baby, foldable travel cot, brand ASALVO + matress. 40€ 124x64x74 Brand new, never been used.
If interested mail Wally, Archez area, wally_bocklandt@hotmail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-CD Racks, Quantity 3 of, each holds 30 cd’s, bamboo/wood finish with metal cd supports, each measures; 70cm H x 15cm D x 20cm W.
Perfect condition, €15 each or all 3 for 40€
-TV/HIFI stand, Smoked glass with 3 shelves, rear cable entry holes, measures; 80cm W x 43cm D x 50cm H, very strong/sturdy.
Perfect condition. €30
-Clock, 60cm Diameter, wood with quartz movement. Unused in original sealed packaging. Perfect condition, €25 buyer collects; Sturt, Caleta De Velez, Mobile; 609592766 stuartlincombe @ yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: Beautiful German porcelain Dinner/ Coffee set in a very pretty Art Nouveau style design in a pale turquoise colour on a white background.. The mark on the reverse reads “Bavaria/Arabella/AtelierPorzellan/ Spulmaschinenfest”.
Comprises 6 each: Coffee cup, Saucer, 19mm Side plate, 24mm Dinner plate, and 22mm Soup plate. One each of Coffee Pot with lid, Milk jug, Sugar bowl with lid, Oval Serving Platter 32.5 mm x 22mm, Round serving dish 22cm diameter, Round serving dish 19cm diameter, and Gravy boat. 39 pieces in all. Excellent condition apart from a couple of chipped cups. Price is €100.
Bob and Maureen Hawthorne of Nerja. Email: mehcoleshill@gmail.com. Phone 0034 656 340 724.

For Sale: Two high quality and real comfy chairs. Not new but in good condition. In need of some cleaning to make them perfect again. Eur 30 for both or 20 for one chair. Buyer collects them in Cómpeta. Martin, martinserundsun@gmail.com


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Removals Wanted: Any recommendations for a household removal from one flat (2nd floor, no lift) to another flat (1st floor, 2 lifts) on Torrox costa? No large items (i.e. beds etc), lots of bedding, rugs, lamps, kitchen stuff, about 10-12 quite large plants, etc. Christine. Email: chris . fitzwa @ g mail. com (no spaces)

Salud 101 plan: I was informed by the Clinic that those currently subscribing to the plan will still be able to use the plan, at least for the time being. However no new applications are accepted. Gill, gpk_ambion@msn.com

Recommendation request: Dear Digamites, I am looking for recommendations for a bank based in Algorrobo Costa. I am finally fed up with Sabadell and looking for an alternative. We are own a house here but are not permanent residents – if that is significant. I am looking for a bank that has good  communication with its users.  Thank you in advance. Rob, Canillas de Albaida.  djandrj@googlemail.com Naythan thank you for all the useful information you provide us with – I really appreciated the info/warning on Windows 10 updates. (You are very welcome Rob. The Benjamin Franklin axiom that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was when Franklin made the quote. -Naythan)


Mastin Month: Tail Torrox would like to make October the month for rehoming some of our Mastin dogs. Mastins are quite large dogs but very friendly and often used by the goat herds in Spain. It is always harder for us to rehome the bigger dogs as they need space and exercise. We currently have 4 dogs that fit this description and they are all at a great age for adoption. Mastins make good guard dogs due to their size. Typically they tend to be a bit nervous of noise such as fireworks but have easygoing temperaments. If you are considering adopting a dog please come and visit these beautiful dogs at the refuge. Manny, Africa and Walter and Cooper
You can also see more photos of them on our web site www.tailtorrox.es and the web site also contains information about the adoption process.
If you dont want to adopt please consider coming along and taking them out for a walk. For more information contact Gill – ogillyarmstead@gmail.com.
Manny – 9 mth old neutered male
Walter and Africa – mastin crosses
Cooper – mastin cross

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