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Book signing by local author: Local author John Hardy will be selling signed copies of his books at the Christmas Market at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa from 12 till 4 on Saturday 17th November. All the books will be available including:
‘Malaga Mysteries’, ‘Twisted Tales’, ‘East Side Stories’ and ‘Death in the Sun’ – these are short stories of crime and mystery set in this part of Spain, the UK and worldwide. Two of them are available in German and Spanish.
‘Sedella’ – a history of a Spanish village from prehistoric times to the present day with a mixture of historical facts and stories to illustrate them.
‘The Queen’s Agent’- a full length historical spy novel set in London and Santiago de Compostela at the time of the Spanish Armada,.
They make unusual Christmas presents for friends and family!
For more information on all the books, visit www.johnhardybooks.com or contact us at email@example.com
Music in the Mountains present the opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’: Opera Event A rare opportunity to enjoy a semi professional opera can be enjoyed next week in our region. The cultural association ‘Music in the Mountains’ present the baroque opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’ by Henry Purcell, performed in the original language, English. Venues:
-Teatro Calderon in Motril, Wednesday and Thursday November 21st and 22nd at 20.30
-Teatro Villa Cultural in Nerja, Friday November 23rd at 20.30
-Teatro Augustin Martín Zaragoza in Orgiva, Saturday 24th November at 20.30
-There will also be a concert performance of the opera in the church of Cañar in the Alpujarras on Sunday 25th November at 20.30. This is a short opera, just over an hour’s length, but has been described as the most beautiful opera ever written in the English language. Entrance is free but we ask for donations to cover the cost of mounting this project. Because there is no entrance charge then we do not have a system for reserving seats, so if you want to be sure of a place then we advise you to arrive in good time.
For more information see http://www.musicaenlasmontanas.net
For One Night Only: Tonight “Legends of Soul” from 8pm at Hotel Villa Flamenca, tickets just 15€ available on the door.
Enquiries on 691 934 626
The Killer Rockets: Thursday, 9:30pm at O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa. FB-Link
Buskers Wanted: Due to scheduling mix up, we have a slot available this weekend, any type of performance welcome as long as it’s digestible! Contact on photo.
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For Sale: Three piece suite. Cottage style three piece suite for sale comfortable & in good condition 150.00 Euros.
Cómpeta area, can deliver locally. Call John on 0034 653 11 11 89.
Email: johnlinda.blackburn at gmail.com
For Sale: A Change of Art.
Just got back from England (skies so grey it’s like living in a giant Tupperware box) to find my rented Art Studio up for sale. The mice have already been evicted. I’m next. 60-odd original paintings and prints need new homes. The alternative doesn’t bear thinking about.
So here’s what I’m going to do: This Saturday the 17th, the studio doors will be open for the last time, and anyone can go in, point to a work and name their own price. I won`t be haggling. There’s a couple of pieces of nicely renovated furniture in there as well, and the chance to sip a little something as you peruse. Email for more pics.
The studio is at La Molineta, just short of Frigiliana on the Nerja/Frigiliana road. There’ll be signage. The queue starts at 10.00am, sweepings-up around 5.00. Hope to see you there.
Joe Boyle, Frigiliana; Joeboyle07@aol.com
For Sale, 2 items:
-Jonsered CS2165 Turbo chainsaw (petrol). Described online as a lot of chainsaw for your money! Fully functioning, not used since chain sharpened last winter. 70 Euro’s.
-Compressor (used for filling my diving bottles) Coltri sub mch 6. Single bottle charging cable, 240V (mains power, no petrol engine)
Great condition fully functioning. Size 650 x 350 x 390 cm’s Weight 39.5 Kgs. 1050 Euro’s (Or 1100 with two 12 ltr Steel bottles)
Full specs can be found here – https://www.coltri.com/en/products/portable-paintball-compressors/22/mch-6-em
Email for more pics. Paul, Competa.
Contact details: 664367511 (mobile or WhatsApp), email Competalocks@outlook.com
For Sale, 2 items:
-Metal wall art 800 x 400 € 15.00 T
-Metal cinematography 600 x 600 € 10.00
William, Nerja, Tel 643125919; billdavison 43 @ icloud .com
For Sale, 3 items:
-White bookcase – adjustable height shelves As new condition 80cm w x 105cm h x 32cm d €20
-Small white desk – with integral drawer As new condition 73cm w x 75cm h x 50cm d €20
-Christmas tree (artificial) – with integral red lights – 7 feet tall Excellent condition- used once ( many decorations inc) Builds in 3 sections €35
Gary, Cómpeta village, contact email: Helenandgary@sky.com or 642 032924
Wanted: Piano – upright piano wanted in decent condition. I will obviously pay for the transportation.
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Wanted: Filing cabinet 2 or 4 drawer. Mark, Algarrobo firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommendation required: Can anyone in DigameXtraland recommend a trustworthy, honest skilled tiler/bathroom refitter in the Caleta de Velez area? A person who can also replace outside terrace tiles with new? Any information greatly appreciated. Please contact Angela, Caleta de Velez on email@example.com
Recommendation – Meson Mudejar in Archez: My partner and I are keen to recommend eating at Meson Mudejar in Archez to anyone who might be seeking a lovely meal in a wonderful mountain village – especially those looking for vegetarian food. In particular, we loved the regular curry on a Friday night. This is excellent, really enjoyable and good value. There is a starter, desert and choice of three main courses – all good quality. We’re sure you will have a lovely evening (but no need to rush there for 7pm, as we did). – Bill, Archez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowie the cat is looking for a home: Can you please help? We are in Torrox pueblo, Bowie arrived at mine 10 days ago, not microchip or id, but he is domesticated and longs for his forever home. Bowie is blind in one eye, neutered, very loving and friendly . He is thought to be about 5 years old. Good with other cats. If you can not rehome him could you please share among your contacts? Many thanks, my name is Noemi and you can contact me at: email@example.com or at 639 210 110
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