DigameXtra No. 1111, Wednesday, Nov. 7th 2018

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Live at La Vaqueria this Sunday: Jazzy Jools, plus The Sunday Lunch Buffet, your Sunday Roast and sooooo much more! Sunday at 1 PM – 8 PM. La Vaqueria, Calle del Arroyo Limón, 29718 Benamargosa. We have live music and a lavish Sunday Lunch Buffet every Sunday, this week the fantastic Jazzy Jools and her musicians will be singing for you, her unique soulful style is the perfect accompaniment for your Sunday dinner, pretty sunny garden or warm cosy interior, we are here whatever the weather!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1234201210066675/

November Quiz: Hi everyone, it’s time for book for the November Quiz in aid of Action for Animals. As always, it’s in Canillas de Albaida at Bar Cerezo, and starts at 8pm on Wednesday 14th. You can book direct with Isaac at the bar or with me at the Action for Animals shop in Cómpeta on Friday or Saturday, as well as by phone or WhatsApp. 642199382, or by email. megan furniss 1 @ gmail.com (no spaces). See you there!

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events & excursions:
-Tuesday November 13th & 27th – Photography Group. From “Good Shot” to “Great Shot”, come and learn the art of photography with Rob Bell Photography. A fun and informal group to help you to get more from your camera/photos. Open to all, from beginners to the more experienced photographer, regardless of the type of camera and use. This season we will be looking at the various styles of photography and computer software with monthly themes and photo challenges. Don´t forget to bring your camera. Time 16.00.
-Thursday November 15th – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. Visit Gibraltar, a chance to take a Cable Car to the top of the Rock, see the Unique Barbary Apes. Visit the Upper Rock Nature Reserve, where you will find the Historic Tunnels dating from 1779-1783 and St. Michael´s Cave. Both of these have guided tours. See the Gibraltar Museum, Government House and in the Southern area are key historical sites. All info may be obtained from the Tourist Office, or an excellent alternative way of seeing the sights is by hiring a taxi, whose drivers are very knowledgeable and will explain the interesting, historical life of the Rock. It is also an opportunity to purchase Duty Free Items and typical English items of food, etc. from the Morrisons Super Market. Ticket price 12 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED.
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.

Theater at Ventana Abierta, Nerja: “Bobmitas a Mi!” Saturday 17 Nov., 8:30pm. €10.

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga: We are taking reservations in our greenhouses for next springs plantings for people in higher elevations and colder climates. In some areas it is now too cold to plant. Let us know where you are and we can do a free weather analysis for you. Please call and talk to us.
I also want to thank Digamextra for helping to make last Saturday’s sale a great success. We will do it again but with more notice next time.
David and Anna www.vetiverspain.com
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For Sale: Large pine dining table two meters X 90 centimeters and six chairs for sale In sayalonga. Les, Ring 696295145 email: tleswright@yahoo.co.uk

Recommendations

Tail dog show: Thank you to the organisers of the Tail Dog Show held on Sunday on Penoncillo Beach. . I have been every year since coming to Torrox and it gets better every year. It is just thoroughly good natured fun with lots of people enjoying their dogs and the many stalls of interest. I hope it did well for you this year, it certainly deserves to do so. Well done. Keep up the good work. Anthea. Torrox Pueblo Email antheawater1@gmail.com

Car Valet: I would also like to recommend Warren James who valeted our extremely hairy car, before the arrival of 2 friends, one of whom has pet allergies. He definitely went the extra mile, shampooing the upholstery 3 times and taking an extra hour to do so, for no extra charge. Our friends have now been and gone. Three days of being ferried around including from Malaga to Competa and back, without a single sneeze or watery eye. A job really well done, Warren! Many thanks, Gwen, Competa. gjp 1949 at Hotmail dot com

Driving in Spain: I subscribe to a useful Driving in Spain newsletter, at www N332.es. There are lots of useful tips about Spanish rules and regulations, but lately, an article about obtaining an ECO sticker to show your car will comply with emission rules when driving into large cities. If you do not have the sticker, you may have to pay an entry fee.
http://n332.es/2018/10/16/how-and-why-you-should-obtain-your-eco-sticker/
Margaret, Torrox, mariordan @ aol. com

Lost & Found

British provisional driving license: Found on Torrox costa, if you or someone you know has lost one please contact me with your details and I will return it. Amanda Tele 636866715; amanda. stockton @ hotmail. co.uk (no spaces)

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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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