DigameXtra No. 1134 Friday, Nov. 30th 2018

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Sunday – Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden: As usual, new sculptures keep appearing at the Garden for your enjoyment!
Over 200 varied works of art for your visual and spiritual pleasure.
The sun should be shining and live Baroque music is back, courtesy of The Chamber Players!
We hope to see you between 10 and 4. Only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar.
Directions at www.kittyharri.com Jete, Granada 609 706 210

 

Christmas Bruch Concert Ventana Abierta: Harpevoix is located at the forefront of the musical activity of the moment, as a solid and wide-range formation. Together they have participated in numerous projects in Malaga and in much of the Andalusian geography, always generating excellent reviews. Reflection of this it is his continuous activity fruit of his interest in the repertoire and the search of new horizons. Since their first concert they have been a reference both for the unusual of the formation (harp and voice) as for the repertoire, unique and different within the musical circuit.
They will interpret themes of Haendel, Schubert, Monteverdi, Faure among others.
Artist: Lucía Millán (Soprano) & Miguel Ángel Sánchez (Harp)
Day: December 2nd – 11’30h a.m.
Place: Parador de Nerja
Address: 8, Almuñecar Street – Nerja
Price: 40’00€
Booking: 690073871 / ventana.abierta.acp AT gmail DOT com
Web: www.ventana-abierta.es

 

Banjo George & Friends: Tonight at Nico’s Paradise on the Paseo Maritimo, Torrox Costa between the Lighthouse and the children’s playground, there will be music galore including rock, country and keyboard. Starting off at 8.00 pm. katehowe15 AT hotmail DOT com

 

Book signing by local author: Another chance to buy your Christmas presents! Why not get a book by local author John Hardy? He will be selling signed copies of his books at:
-Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Friday 30th November 11 am – 1 pm.
-Viveros Florena, Cómpeta Wednesday 5th December 10 – 4
-Cómpeta Christmas market, Saturday 8th December from 10 am
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: wendy.sedella AT hotmail DOT com

 

Cinema In English – November 30 to December 4
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
Listings have only been published up to Tuesday so far. Given that the 6th and 8th are public holidays, it is unlikely that there will many English-language screenings at the end of the week.
-Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald – Dir. David Yates. With Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp. Fri/Sat 21:00, 23:45; Sun/Tue 21:00.
-Widows – Dir. Steve McQueen. With Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez. Tue 4th 18:40, 21:15.
-The Grinch – Dir. Pete Candeland. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones. Tue 4th 17:00, 19:00.
-For ballet (or Christmas) fans, there will be a screening of The Nutcracker live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. This will be on Monday 3rd at 20:15, with a repeat at 23:10.
(Thanks Doug. -Ed.)

Flashtime at Fitzgerald’s: Sat., 1st Dec, 22:30. Nerja.
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Sarah Lucy Dole live @ Jacks Bar: Sunday 3-6pm Torrox Costa BLQ 86
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Casa Magel B&B book now December / spring break:
Can’t think what to get that special person for Christmas, we have personalised vouchers available for our amazing 2- night break, which includes B&B for 2 nights one night a 3- course meal with wine and bubbly & chocolates on arrival. Still at this year’s price of 100€ for 2. Vouchers bought now can be used for next year so surprise that special person, ideal for Christmas, birthdays anniversaries or just a special treat. Buy now at this year’s price 100€ for 2 sharing a double en-suite room..
It is starting to cool down and a lovely temperature for walking, just right for the Camino del Rey. You can book your tickets using the site on our website. Check room availability with us first. The rain will soon be gone.
We are surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of the mountains, yet only a 15- minute walk into the town where there are many bars serving meals and tapas, you really get a feel of how the Spanish live. We have a lovely museum with artifacts dating back to Roman times.
So much to do and see in the area, ( see website ) lovely walks and scenery. 30 mins from Camino Del Rey, El Chorro. 10 mins from the amazing Wolf park and Convento Magdalena. Visit to Antequera and El Torcal is a must.
We have pretty rooms and wonderful outside space. BBQ and Andalucian kitchen for guests use.
A break you will really appreciate. Come on and laze in our outdoor space or go out exploring and come back and eat a delicious 3-course meal with wine. Yummy breakfasts. We also have a limited bar or bring your own. By yourselves or come with a couple of friends. No driving.!!!
Casa Magel www.casamagel.com ; +34 628519862
Sat Nav Co-ordinates 36.920529, -4.684685
Check in time – From 2.30pm
Link for Caminito del Rey Tickets http://www.caminitodelrey.info/en

 

For Sale: Iphone 6s plus in good condition, 128gb as new. 350€
Hafid, torrox costa. tel 672900607
email: ciberferrara2005 AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Teak or pine wooden coffee table. 50cm X50cm Great condition and very sturdy. 20€ Telf 07856859255(UK mobile)
Email: mccartney766 AT gmail DOT com
Lesley In Frigiliana, but can meet in Nerja.

 

Pocapecunia: It’s that time of year again to pay charity Shop Pocapecunia a visit! Starting on the 1st of December we have all our Christmas decorations out, and also a wide range of party dresses . The early bird catches the worm! Come and browse.
Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja, open Mon.-Sat. 10am-1.30pm.
Email: neppobrouwers AT yahoo DOT ca

For Sale: Smoked glass extending table with 4 leather chairs. Measurements Extended 200cms x 80cms
Closed 140cms x 80cm Price €240.00 contact jackie 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Christmas Decorations lot. 24 mixed red baubles, 6 large gold colour satin baubles, Star for top of tree, Decorated skirt for base of tree
All for 10€
-Rowenta Hot Air Brush. 1200 W Ionic and anti frizz. With 5 attachments and holdall. New condition, only tested. Boxed so ideal Xmas present. 20€
Contact Sharon 671374241
Email: slbiznate AT gmail DOT com
Based in Iznate but can meet at El Ingenio or Torre del Mar

 

For Sale: Daihatsu Fourtrak. The very reluctant sale of this iconic and soon to be classic (RHD) Daihatsu Fourtrak. There is no Spanish hill this 2.7 litre (diesel) work horse will not attempt. Perfect for Spanish terrain both in its road use and it’s fantastic off road capabilities. Easily comparable to the Landrover with a legal towing limit of 3500kg so great for caravans. Folding rear seats offers great carrying capacity. Manufactured with 7 seats but at the moment only ITV’d 5 seats. This vehicle has covered 119.000 miles and has a new ITV and matriculated onto Spanish plates. Completed a trip to the Sahara desert and back April this year without a hiccup. Brand new alternator, brake discs, brake pipes, front shocks and a newish battery and a great set of tyres. Selling only because I have been bequeathed another car. A few expected dinks and scratches. Located in Algarrobo Pueblo €2,900 Amanda 634316474
Email: purple969 AT icloud DOT com

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Tony Roam Removals: I can highly recommend Tony Roam Removals. I received my delivery from Bristol this week; excellent, courteous service. Claire, Competa. clairee_tomkins AT hotmail DOT com

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