DigameXtra No. 1140 Thursday, Dec. 6th 2018

Welcome to DigameXtra !

The content of this blog site comes from its subscribers/followers but is subject to editing at the Editor’s discretion. The Editor is Naythan.

*Subscribe/follow to receive daily issues by email and gain submitting privileges.
*By making a submission you are indicating you have read and agree to follow the rules.
*Submissions must show the reply contact as the senders email address.
*If you want to assist another to make submissions, send it from that persons subscribed email, not your own. You may not make posts for another person. Doing so is enabling them to post anonymously, which I cannot allow.
*The address for your submissions is digamextra@protonmail.com The Deadline is 4pm. Following on FaceBook alone does not give you submission privileges, for that you must follow this blog by email.

Click here for the Rules, Subscribing & Submissions Page.



Standardizing Names & Email Addresses: From now on I will insert the Sender’s name and email address automatically into posts as the Contact name/email, replacing any other email address or name the post may contain. I will use the following format: examplename AT gmail DOT com.

Holiday Publication Schedule: There will be no issues of DigameXtra on Tuesday Dec. 25th, Wednesday Dec. 26th, Tuesday Jan. 1st and Wednesday Jan. 2nd. Sponsor ads that fall on these days will be posted the next issue.

Read DigameXtra or the Rules Page in your language! Use the one-click page translator on the top right of both our Rules Page https://digamextra.com/about/ and website, www.digamextra.com

Photo submissions have a 2Mb size limit.  To shrink pics visit this new website. Note: you are shrinking the file size, not the physical dimensions. Pic Shrink tool at https://imageresize.org/
Enter new target file size for your images as 2000Kb or 2Mb.

What’s On

Tell them you saw it on DigameXtra!

O’Leary’s Irish Bar, Torrox Costa:
-Early Bird Special! So now that winter is truly upon us, it’s time to start eating that bit earlier so with that in mind, we’re launching our new early bird promotion. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday! 5-7PM! A massive 15% OFF our entire food menu! Yes, you did read that right, 15% off our ENTIRE food menu!
*Live Music Lineup*
So with the Christmas market starting tonight, why not take a stroll around and then join us in O’ Learys for some great live music this weekend!
-THURS 9PM The fantastic Paul Hayes will live singing everything from Irish classics to rock’n’roll! A great gig always!
-FRI 930PM The Killer Rockets are back! These two girls and a guy are simply incredible and we love having them! One of the best bands around, we can’t wait!
-SAT 9PM It’s been a while since we’ve had this man on his own but Saturday night is the night! Frigliana native, Lee Townsend will be with us and everyone knows, this man’s talent is just insane. Always an absolutely brilliant night when Lee is in!
Everyone around here knows this is our first Christmas in our little beach bar and we’ve had such a great 1st year and made such great friends! So, on DECEMBER 22ND, we are having our first annual customer Christmas party!
We’ve got the always amazing The Box Drum Band featuring the one and only Lee Townsend live from 9pm to make sure we have a great night. The kitchen will be closed from 6pm that day but don’t worry, our good friends at Splash Frigiliana will be doing some incredible nibbles that we’ll be giving out for free during the night! So, mark the date down in your diary cause this is gonna be the best party you’ll go to this Christmas, we promise! FB-Link


La Tabla in Torrox Park:
La Tabla in Torrox Park have non stop events going on all the time!
-Saturday 8th – Bee Gees Tribute (Tickets 15€ which include a choice of meal)
-Tuesday 11th – Tabla Social Club MiraMar & Iceland Fuengirola Shopping Trip
-Wednesday 12th – The Jersey Boys (Tickets 15€ which include a choice of meal) (Almost Full!)
-Saturday 15th – Ricky Lavazza Christmas Party (Tickets 15€ which include a choice of meal)
-Wednesday 19th – Dolly Parton Tribute (FREE ENTRY – Tables reserved for diners only please!) (Mid-week roast only 5€)
Christmas Events
-Christmas Day Carvery – Two course meal, two sittings (12:30 pm & 3:30pm) only 35€!
-New Years Eve – Three course meal plus live music from Ricky Lavazza, only 35€!
Reservations already being taken. Contact us for more information.
To reserve your tickets or tables or ask a question for any of the above events/offers please contact Pj on 603113931 or
email: info AT tablatorrox DOT com
Don’t miss any events or offers! Join our Facebook group:
Visit our website: https://www.tablatorrox.com
You can find La Tabla in Torrox Park above “La Roima” restaurant in the commercial center.


Cinema In English – December 5 to 13
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Ralph Breaks The Internet – Dir. Rich Moore, Phil Johnston. With Sarah Silverman, John C Reilly. Daily 16:20 (plus 12:10 on Thu 7th and Sun).
-Bohemian Rhapsody – Dir. Bryan Singer. With Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton. Daily 22:30.
-Robin Hood – Dir. Otto Bathurst. With Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx. Tue 11th 18:05, 20:20.
-Ben Is Back – Dir. Peter Hedges. With Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts. Tue 11th 18:15, 20:20, 22:25.
-Next week, there are also screenings of European (non-English language) films nominated for the European Film Awards. In Italian, there is Dogman (Mon) and Lazzaro Felice (Tue). In Polish there is Cold War (Wed 12), while in Flemish there is Girl (Thur 13). All screenings are at 20:00.
-Finally, on Thursday 13th, there will be the latest screening of a popular West End musical. This will be the production of Gershwin’s An American In Paris, which moved from Broadway to the West End last year. The screening starts at 20:00.
(Thanks again Doug! -Ed.)

Nico’s Paradise Dixieland Jazz Event: A special treat awaits you at Nico’s Paradise this Friday, 7 December when Brief Encounter join us, and Banjo George, Rosie and Brian join V and Chris to form a Dixieland Jazz Combo. Starting at 8.00 pm on the Paseo Maritimo, Torrox Costa between the Lighthouse and the children’s playground.
Kate; katehowe15 AT hotmail DOT com


Fitzgerald’s Live Music, Nerja:
-Thursday-early session with Elspeth & co 8 pm all musicians welcome to join us for all sessions
-Friday-early session followed by The Flying Dolphins 10.30 pm
-Saturday-Los Canalles 10.30 pm
-Sunday-The Money Makers 6.30 pm
Food available every day, try our all day breakfasts Irish stew, freshly battered cod mushy peas & home made chips, battered sausages, Sunday Roast, or just a sandwich open every day from 12 pm all sports shown live on all tvs.
Calle Antonio Millon, Nerja Tel 693 70 08 10

Steve Brookstein at the Municipal Theatre, Nerja: 26th January 2019, 9pm. Soul vocalist Steve Brookstein’s new show, SOUL JOURNEY – Remembering The Legends – performing some classic tracks from the likes of Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Teddy Pendergrass, Al Green, The Temptations, The Spinners and many more. 15 years since winning the world’s first ever series of The X Factor, Steve is celebrating this milestone with his fourth album and a new show. Info: https://www.qevento.es/nerja/steve-brookstein-the-1st-winner-of-x-factor-in-nerja/


Rod Stewart Live: 3rd July 2019. Marenostrum Castle Park, Fuengirola.

Services Wanted/Offered

Check the DigameXtra Sponsor’s list whenever you need a service

Service Providers, send in a demo vid and I will include a link to it in your ads!

Wanted, Salsa Lessons: I have friends visiting Malaga in February who would like to dance, Can anyone recommend a dance school for Salsa lessons? Harry, Malaga; boogieboogie93 AT outlook DOT com

Wanted, caravan fridge picking up from Benidorm: If anyone is going to Benidorm over the next few weeks and has room in their car or van to pick up a caravan fridge for me could they please contact Trish at trishbreavington AT yahoo DOT com or on 683477917 to make arrangements and agree a cost for picking it up. I live in the Puente don Manuel area but can collect from you anywhere this end.


Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale, 3 items:
-A great Xmas present or a good investment Bells Xtra Special old scotch whisky decanter unopened in its original box commemorative Xmas 1991, 29 Euro.
-Bells Xtra Special old scotch whisky decanter unopened in its original box aged 8 years commemorative Xmas 1995, 40 Euro.
-Bells Xtra Special old scotch whisky decanter unopened in its original box aged 8 years Commemorative Xmas 1997, 25 Euro.
Canillas de Albaida can meet at coast tel 634313809 Rob
Email: robbers1551 AT gmail DOT com


For Sale, 3 items:
-Red dress for Christmas parties size large 14-16. 15 Euros
-Alberon Edwardian doll. “Carla “ on stand 40 cm. 15. Euros
-Copper flambé dish complete with stand and two oil burners 20 Euros
Trevor. Nerja; 646923700
trevor.pavitt AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk


Pocapecunia: The charity shop in the Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja, will be open Thursday y Saturday, both holidays. 10am-1.30pm.
Nicole, neppobrouwers AT yahoo DOT ca

For Sale: Sky plus Box and handset, located Torrox Pueblo 15 euros contact Graham
email callenieves15 AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


For Sale, 2 items:
-John Lewis blue table runner and four matching place mats, plus additional complimentary John Lewis table runner and four leather look place mats €25
-Four ‘Cup Cakes’ storage tins €10
El Penoncillo. Telephone Dennis on 651587069


For Sale: Shelf unit from ikea with two drawers. 30euros.in El Morche Eileen tel 602640844.
Email: eileen_hobbs AT hotmail DOT com

Lost & Found

Lost: in El Morche on Tuesday, Mobile Telephone (make Isis). REWARD offered to anyone who finds it. Please contact me on 95 252 3985 or by email dianamcarter41 AT gmail DOT com


Next Spanish National Holidays:
Thursday, 6th Dec., Constitution Day.
Saturday, 8th Dec., Immaculate Conception Day

Regional election results: Andalucía shifts to the right. The PSOE was the most voted party with 33 seats, however the right-wing parties PP (26), Ciudadanos (21) and Vox (12) have enough seats together to form an overall majority. Read the full article-
Source Story, Sur English

Useful Links

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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
Currency Converter: http://www.currency-converter.com/
Internet Speed Test: http://beta.speedtest.net/
Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php

DigameXtra Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/digamextra/
DoctorLaptop’s Homepage:
The DigameXtra YouTube Channel.
Service Providers, send in a demo vid and I will include a link to it in your ads. See the Rules Page for full details on submitting videos. Visit the DigameXtra YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4aMm7BO2xK8U3MD2SX16eA

By supporting our sponsors you help support DigameXtra!

Businesses and sellers of big ticket items, please consider becoming a DigameXtra Sponsor to help pay our production expenses. Email for details. You can join the Sponsor list and get extra posting privileges for as little as €50. Donations from individuals graciously accepted. This will not have any effect the vast majority of readers, but will encourage those making serious money from posting here to shoulder some of the costs. Thank you.

Sponsored By:

FB Link

Home Page and YouTube Video Link

Home Page

 Home Page

Home Page

Home Page and  YouTube Promo Video Link

Home Page

Home Page

Home Page

Home Page

Home Page

How to Subscribe and make submissions: Click Here


DigameXtra cannot be responsible for incorrect info in reader posts or event announcements.
Anonymous submissions are unacceptable.

ATTENTION! New EU internet privacy laws are now in effect, known as the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)! I have to inform you that the DigameXtra archive saves follower’s email addresses in the WordPress server. By subscribing/following you implicitly accept this; if you make submissions you acknowledge that anyone can view old issues online and see your contact info as you provided and you accept this. If you don’t want me saving your email address do not subscribe/follow, you can unsubscribe and remove yourself from this list using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every issue.