DigameXtra No. 1093, Saturday, Oct. 20th 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.
-Saturday Night Music with Paul Hayes,  9pm , 20 Oct.
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.
Now taking reservations for Christmas dinner  Facebook Link

Casa Magel B&B, October – 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

Sunday at Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden: Come and see the latest additions to the sculpture Garden and as usual enjoy the live Baroque music offered by The Chamber Players. Artwork by Miguel Moreno (Spain), Lieuwke Loth (NL) and Emma Plunkett (UK), music by the Bach family, Vivaldi, Telemann and other great masters! Always something new to delight the senses and to discover what you missed last time!
Open Sunday 10 – 4, just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar.
Directions at: www.kittyharri.com Tel. 609 706 210
A Jewel in the Andalucian Mountains. Jete, Granada

Free Spanish Conversation: Every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m for intermediate level and 11:30 to 12:30 a.m. for basic level at Café Menta, on the promenade of Torrox Costa. Hello everyone, my name is Susi and I am a native Spanish and a Spanish teacher for foreigners. I’m organizing a spanish coffee just on the promenade of Torrox Costa in the Bar Menta (right near the Bar Caribe, last meeting point). It is a free Spanish chat for anyone who wants to spend a relaxed time chatting a bit in spanish. You can come whenever you want to chat with us in this informal chat to practice a bit of Spanish relaxed, while you have a coffee overlooking the sea of ​​Ferrara beach in Torrox. We will be very happy to receive you. Ask Susi, I’ll wear a red and white striped scarve.
We will be there every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 for the intermediate level and from 11:30 to 12:30 for the basic level, at the Bar Menta (the address is Bar Menta, Costa del Oro, Bloque 7, Torrox Costa) which is on the promenade of Torrox Costa just after the parking area and the Hotel Iberostar Ferrara, on the beach of Ferrara. There is very easy parking right next to the esplanade of the Hotel Iberostar. I’ll waiting for all of you with open arms.
For more information please contact Susana (Susi) Torrox, at 605788511 or susigl@hotmail.com

Caminito del Rey Trip: Viajes Alcodalla is organizing a day trip to the Caminito del Rey on Saturday 1st of December. The Caminito del Rey walk is spectacular all along the path: from the Count of Guadalhorce Reservoir to its end at El Chorro Dam. Placed in unique natural surroundings, the path stretches between two gorges, canyons and a large valley, along pathways or boardwalks. The route is linear, not circular and it goes downwards from the north to the south. Its beginning is in the area of Ardales and the ends in the train station of Álora. This route is almost 8 km long and takes from three to four hours to complete. Once we are done with the visit, we will continue the journey on the Count of Guadalhorce Dam, where we will enjoy some free time to have lunch and rest a bit. It’s impresive view makes the Caminito del Rey a must on your stay in Málaga province. The price for this trip is 30€ and includes return trip to el Caminito from Torrox, entrance tickets, guide and travel insurance. Have a treat and join us. Rosario Rico​
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For Sale: Chainsaw. Boxed as new. 80€ ovno. Contact by email or phone 951 069 984 Location is in Competa, ask for Evelyn when contacting.
evelyn_davidcoomber @ hotmail .co .uk (no spaces)

For Sale, 2 items
– 2 Professional Cages. Stainless steel custom made, suitable for outdoors, dismountable for easy transportation, lockable wheels, lockable entrance door with smaller feeding door, suitable for large breed dogs/animals, i.e. animal rescue centre or animal foster home. Price: 300€ each or 500€ for both cages ONO. Email Rena in Salobreña for further info and measurements.
-Antique Swedish oak rocking chair ‘Gungstol’ Very good condition black patina with hand painted details. Buyer collects. Price: 100€ ONO. Email contact Rena in Salobreña : rogeryrena@gmail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Coffee Maker. Anthony Worral Thompson Breville espresso/filter coffee maker with milk frother, includes instruction booklet. Hardly used so it is in excellent condition. €30
-Vanity Case. Delsey Club model with combination lock, inside tray and mirror. Excellent condition €15
-Scales. Glass, mechanical bathroom scales for sale. In excellent condition. €10. Location Sedella. Contact Laura, lulu46@hotmail.co.uk or telephone 620140643.

For Sale: Electric pastor for horses or bigger animals. 80 €. Jane, Torrox.
contact: jane merete @ g mail.com (no spaces) or whatsapp: 630837394.

For Sale: Mazda Premacy, year 2005, diesel, all taxes payed up to date, with air con, only 100,000 km and very economical. €2995, transfer included. Please call Phil 692414544. Based in Caleta. Phil dent 123 @ hotmail .com (no spaces)

For Sale: Shimano RS 700c training wheel, QR hub, Shimano 105 11-28t cassette, Elite Coperton indoor training tyre. For use on an indoor turbo trainer. Very good condition. €50. Call/Whatssap Karl on 628 990 503. Cómpeta area.

Car Sold: Hi, just to let you know that the Ford Fusion 1.6 TDI, 5 door, Year 2005, 134000kms, Price € 2500 ono recently offered by chris .prosser@icloud.com has been sold.

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Wanted: Recommendations for Gas boiler engineer to look at our gas boiler. It’s playing up. Not sure if it needs a service or replacing. Torrox. Thanks in advance Paul. Replies to: ernieno @ hotmail .co .uk (no spaces)

Air Conditioning: I’d like to sing the praises of Mark Rawlins at Esola Air Conditioning. Just over two years after fitting my aircon it developed a problem. Despite being a few months out of warranty, Mark and team arrived promptly, tested the faulty unit over several days and repaired it free of charge! They also replaced the brackets for free on a following visit as they had gone rusty prematurely. Top service and top people. I can’t recommend them highly enough. Thank you Mark and Esola! http://esola.online/
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Doctor Appointment Replies:
#1. Hi Valerie. I finally got there with the help of a friend – here goes
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es
(I believe there are other access routes from phones etc)
scroll over heading “Servicios y Tramites”
click on “cita en centro sanitarios”
click on “Datos personales”
enter your medical card number AN——– type in your DOB (ignore the pull down screen)
click “Acceder” type in the I/D no. you have always used ie NIE
then on TIPO scroll down to Tarjeta de Extranjero click on Acceder and up comes appt times and dates.
Good luck, it works. Mave, Competa; mave moore @ y mail .com

#2 & 3. The very easy way is to download the app “SaludResponde” to your phone
You put in your details once and then just go into the app and make an appointment each time. VERY simple.
You can add multiple people as well
You can make appointments for the nurse OR the doctor and others too
Kind regards, Steve Harding, Torre del Mar; steve.jd.harding @ g mail .com
Almost identical submission also sent in by Becky, Canillas de Albaida

#4. Hi, I think I can help. Do you have a smartphone or tablet? Look for an app called “Salud Responde”. In this app you need to enter your card details and can even put a pic of yourself. You can add your family members too. In this app you can make appointments with your doctor or nurse. See a calendar with dates available and you choose the date best for you, then a list of times comes up to choose from. After you confirm the appointment you want there is a button to add it to your calendar.
There is also other information available in the app and you may schedule blood draws at the hospitals, but you need the code from your doctor to enter the blood draw area.  Good luck!! Debi, Puerto de la Torre, debi dob do @ yahoo . com

#5. Hi I am not making an appointment today however I have just looked at the new website and it looks very similar to before, so here goes
1. Click on this link (Link gave me an “insecure connection” error message. -Ed.)
https://ws003.juntadeandalucia.es/pls/intersas/servicios.citaprimaria_iniciotramite
2. Then click on the purple writing “clic salud+”
That then take you to the medical options page. If it is an appointment with a doctor you require click on the right hand side of the page where it ‘s headed “salud” with the heart sign. The first option is the the one you want “datos basicos de salud” that then opens another page with the words “datos personales” on the bottom left hand side.
3. The next page shows “Datos de Administrative” and “Datos de Contacto”
4. Click on “Datos de Administrative” and a sub heading opens where the bottom line reads “Datos Personales” click on this.
5. this is a link to the page where you enter your personal identification number for the centro de salud. There is a small down arrow at one point where you can choose NIE or Passport number.
Datos administrativos: https://www.juntadeandalucia.es/servicioandaluzdesalud/clicsalud/pages/anonimo/personales/datosadministrativos.jsf  Sorry this took so long I was out today. Best of luck. Cathy, cathy . caldwell @talk 21 .com
(Sorry but gif images had to be removed. -Ed.)

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