DigameXtra No. 1151 Monday, Dec. 17th 2018

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Malagalingo: The fun way to learn. You’ll speak Spanish at last.
We have single and non-sequential lessons, with an informal Spanish conversation class to come and go as you please and pay only for the lessons you attend.
And we have also Sequential Lessons, with standard or intensive courses, if you prefer a continuous and summative learning to really advance your Spanish quickly.
With us you will talk and have fun while you learn. You will learn without realizing it and you will spend the best relaxed moments in our facilities with a terrace while you learn to communicate in a dynamic, interactive and fun way.
We are in Torrox Costa just opposite Mercadona and BBVA. There is very easy and free parking right next to the esplanade of the Hotel Iberostar
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Cat Slave Required: for approx. 14 weeks May to September 2019, a large number of cats some owned and some just cared for. If you would like to spend your summer taking care of my furry family in exchange for living rent free (internet payable if required and contribution to electric required) in the Puente don Manuel (north of Velez Malaga) area with sole use of the entire house, (comfortable rather than posh, a home not a holiday house, electric fans not air con, a paddling pool you can sit in rather than a swimming pool, good local facilities, use of vehicle by negotiation, and all the cats you can trip over), then I would like to talk to you. More information and to open discussions Janet, email: janet_bookworm AT btinternet DOT com
The right candidate must pass the cat test, not just apply!

Wanted, Household Clearance: Looking for someone to make an offer on unwanted household/bric a brac/kitchen/clothes/luggage bags/some tools/cushions/throws blankets, etc. bargains to be had ideal for car boot sale, will send photos of all or tell you if I may have what you would be interested in. Contact Audrey Competa 951550468 or +44 7535577124
Email: daveyaud.lloyd AT gmail DOT com

Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale: 10 Xbox One games bundle. €60
Battlefield 1; The Witcher; Assassins Creed Unity; Assassins Creed Origins; Forza 5; Battlefront II
Rise of the Tombraider; La Noire; Titanfall; For Honor
Email: davidren.is AT gmail DOT com ; Call David 630453193 (Nerja)


For Sale: Dyson DC 32 Stowaway. Very powerful cyclonic, bagless vacuum cleaner, ideal for carpet / tiles / parquet floors and upholstery.
Complete with tools, excellent working order. Only 50 Euros. (Cost new 250 euros). More pics on request. Caleta de Velez
Email: Steve: stevebowen555 AT gmail DOT com or telephone/ Whatsapp 610 39 22 94


For Sale, 2 items: Heavy Quality Gold Framed Pictures. 9 Euros each or both for 16 euros. (slight dig on top of frame which will not been seen when hung). More pics on request. Kathleen. Torrox Park. 654 905 185 (whatsapp available)
Email: km.hollington AT btopenworld DOT com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Aluminium steps used but VGC €10
-Triangular Sun Sail brand new 3.6 x 3.6M €35
Contact Audrey Competa 951550468 or +44 7535577124
Email: daveyaud.lloyd AT gmail DOT com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Set of Table and 4 Chairs: round table of solid pinewood, natural color with clear protective finish. Rounded edge, turned legs. Sturdy, well built and in beautiful condition. 100cm diameter. 4 matching chairs with nice wide, flat seat. Made in coordinating style using same solid pinewood etc. Entire ensemble 120€
-Set of 4 Chairs. Traditional Spanish styling with turned wood detailing on back support and chair leg fronts. Woven seats in wide genuine leather webbing. Theses chairs are very sturdy and in great shape, but are rustic looking due to wear on the finish which is cosmetic only. Nevertheless. Set of 4 – 35€
Located in Algarrobo pueblo
Contact: ellen.amos AT hotmail DOT com


For Sale, 3 items:
-Cranberry glass vases. Two glass vases that have been stored away in boxes for the past two years. Have no room for them, hence the sale.
25 euros each, or two for 40 euros.
-Cranberry glass plate. Like the vases, the plate has been packed away, so not used. 20 euros
-Bathroom mirror with shelf, and lights on either side. 10€
Contact Maria, 643 00 59 83
Email: mariayewdall AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk


For Sale, 3 items:
-Scooter Yager GT 125 , 6500km, year 2008, 550€ ono .
-Citroen C5 1,6 Diesel, year 2008, LHD , 115.000km new MOT , 3500€ ono
-Caravan Knaus Südwind 395, registration not necessary, sleeps 4 , light wood furniture, year 1997, good condition. 1500€ ono
Contact: Uwe 0049 162 7853174 (German speaking) Diana 685274685 (English speaking). Torrox
Email: bealine AT freenet DOT de

Recommendations & Notices

Plasterer: Phil Stockton. Phil is an excellent plasterer who has just blended an existing room for us to new window columns and the ceiling, including additional internal and exterior columns. No small task as the window is 10 metres wide. Phil has payed such attention to detail that the finish is probably the highest standard anyone could ask for. He is also a great problem solver and hid electrical sockets into support columns with no chasing :/ We can highly recommend him. Alas, when someone is as good as this you have to stand in line, as we did, because he is in big demand. So if you need a good plasterer I recommend that you plan ahead because Phil has quite a few months of work in his diary, but you will not be disappointed with the end result. Phil can be contacted on 648 243 656.
End of submission. Kevin Jarvis (Competa) kevin AT rivieramusic DOT co DOT uk

Pedicure and Nails: Following the advert for Nicki Russell’s Nails in the 2nd December DigameXtra, I decided to treat myself to a pedicure this week, in time for Christmas. I was really impressed with my treatment, and felt very pampered and relaxed. Nicki was very thorough and my feet still feel lovely and soft. I decided to have a patterned stamp on my toenails and the result was fantastic. I would wholeheartedly recommend Nicki and I have my sister visiting over Christmas and New Year, so I have bought a voucher for her so she can pamper herself too. Gail: gailandgeoff AT yahoo Dot co Dot uk
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WhatsApp 687133944
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Tech Tip by DoctorLaptop: Windows 10 Creator’s Update v1809 has begun to reach local computers…again. After a few false starts since the buggy update was first recalled by Microsoft in early October, it is now back for general distribution. I have it running on 2 laptops now and have experienced no problems. It was a large download and took over 2 hrs on a 100Mb/s fiber internet connection. Then the install process took another 2 hrs. Then, as after all Creator’s Updates, I had to go re-do all my settings as these semi-annual updates reset everything back to the defaults where Microsoft wants them. Especially important if your computer was upgraded to Win 10 from a previous version of Windows is to turn off Fast Start in the Power Options Settings. Leaving this on can block future Windows weekly updates from installing correctly, often leading to major problems like video driver corruption.
This fixed Update has been available in some areas for 2 weeks now and I’ve seen no alarming reports, so I think we are going to have to accept it now and hope for the best.
Although I complain about a lot about Win 10, I must give credit when it’s due. There are some exciting new features in this Creator’s Update, however, considering the rocky start this Update has had I want to test them before I let you all in on that.

Thanks: I would like to thank the people who took the time to forward on valuable information for obtaining a visa to China. It was a wonderful trip, and thank you once again for your input. Linda, rushtonsinspain AT gmail DOT com

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