DigameXtra No. 1170 Wednesday, Jan. 9th 2019

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O’Leary’s Irish Bar: Torrox Costa *WEEKEND MUSIC LINE UP*
Ok, this is our 1st full weekend back with our new opening hours and new menu launching this Thursday! We have some serious music and food lined up for everyone!
THURS 8PM
Our ever popular music jam returns in its new slot of Thurs night! As always, Jonny Unplugged will be there to help and keep it moving…. we even have promises from a certain Phil Brown that his sexy sax will pop down………
FRI 9PM
The wonderful blues master that is Mr Richard Ray Farrell will be joining us for some downright incredible blues licks and southern blues flair! Always a treat to have him in!
SAT 9PM
All the way down from Frigliana, a guy that rock’s O Learys every single time, the insanely talented Lee Townsend will be doing his solo thing!
But wait, there’s even more!
SUN 2PM
We are delighted to have the fantastic Sax To The Rhythm live on our terrace to go with Sunday lunch! A sax genius, this guy plays songs that will leave you surprised and thoroughly loving it! Don’t miss out!   FB-Link

 

Next Markets from CHEESE CARAVAN
Week January 8th to 13th
-wednesday 9th Lorraine Cavanagh’s Garden Centre – Viveros Florena Carretera de Algarrobo 29,754 Cómpeta 10h a 14h
-saturday 12th Mercado Ecológico y Artesano Viñuela /Organic & Artisan Market Viñuela en Viveros el Algarrobo Carretera A356, Km39, La Vinuela 10h a 14h
-sunday 13th Market in Frigiliana en Plaza de las 3 Culturas 11h a 17h
More information +34 634 961 711
Email: laleshequetandao AT gmail DOT com

 

Book Club Meeting: Did you promise yourself that in 2019 you would like to read more books, make new friends and join a book group ? Going into our seventh successful year, this group of International women can welcome a few new members, as two of our loyal members have moved away. We don’t advertise frequently as our club has sufficiently grown. We meet once a month in the Teteria Zaidin, Calle Cordoba 16, Nerja, on a Saturday afternoon. Our next meeting will be Saturday the 26th @ 14.00 (2 pm ). Come and meet us, and see what we’re about! Or for more info call Patty @ 693373530.
Email: peebeebest2 AT aol DOT com

Afternoon Quiz, El Pozuelo Bar: There will be an afternoon quiz this Thursday at 3pm in El Pozuelo Bar. The quizmaster will be Phil, all welcome! El Pozuelo is in Laguna Beach, Torrox Costa. Go through the main entrance (the arches) turn left and then right along the outside of the office, El Pozuelo is between the supermarket and the hairdressers, they usually put a board out on the corner. Good food if you want to eat first. Carole, El Morche
Email: carolemhart AT yahoo DOT com

Willie & the Inmates, Let the good times roll – 50´s rock´n roll: Friday, January 18, 2019 at 4-6 PM. Chez Christel, Belgisch Nederlandse Bar, Avda España, Edf Nautico 12, 29793 Torrox Costa

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Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Small construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
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Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
Check my website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 AT hotmail DOT com or just write that email address or web address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! I am a DigameXtra sponsor and so my contact info is available in the sponsors section below as well. There is also a contact form available on the website.
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Services – Gardening, field of work and small constructive reforms: With residence in Canillas de Albaida Samuel Pérez Pérez is highly recommended for all aspects of gardening and work in the field. From logging, deforestation, fumigation, felling and tree pruning and fruit harvesting. It has all the professional equipment, including strimmers and chainsaws, etc., and is an incredibly hardworking worker at excellent prices. You can do another type of work, as long as you can, as small reforms and constructions of all kinds. You have jobs in Canillas, Archez, Cómpeta, Sedella, Salares, Algarrobo, Sayalonga, Torrox, etc. Do not hesitate to contact him. To contact him directly (only for Spanish speakers), call Samuel at 628 441 205 or send a WhatsApp or email and I will answer in English. Samuel will answer quickly. (Recommendations from happy clients available in previous editions of DigameXtra, issue#549). Samuel Pérez Pérez
Email: samucanillas AT hotmail DOT es

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga:
Special sale for people on the coasts or in areas with lower elevations.
We still have some clusters of Vetiver and of course many slips available.
For every 100 plants bought we will give you some bonus plants, lemon grass and Moringa seeds.
Send us your location so we can evaluate if this is a good time to plant.
We are at 500 Metres elevation and we can plant all year round.
Coastal areas and lower elevations will do fine and during this rain it is perfect.
Growth is slower than spring but they will grow quickly when the weather changes by being already established.
If you would like to come and visit just let us know or if you need delivery check with us, also for installation.
Contact David 692 288 657
email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
Vetiver Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY7VYCsFDww

 

For Sale: iPhone 5s, Space grey, 32GB, Network free, USB cable. UK plug, SIM card tray tool, Reset to factory settings ready for personal set up. Original box, Model A1457. €60.Contact Steve in El Morche on 620056188, or WhatsApp, or
email: agentthommo AT icloud DOT com

 

For Sale: Bed base 20€ ono With slats and legs which are detachable for transport. Unusual size. 135 X 180 cm
So ideal for smaller room. Buyer collects from Iznate
E.mail: slbiznate AT gmail DOT com
Or call Sharon 643586486

 

For Sale: New book by local author John Hardy. Driven by Conflict’ is the latest book by John Hardy, and is a collection of stories about people involved in conflicts of many and various kinds, from the domestic to the international. Some of the stories are bleak, as stories of war and hostilities often are, whilst others are much lighter and even of a humorous nature. Many of them are romances and love stories. The book is not a polemic either for or against war. Rather it shows how easy it is for people to be drawn into situations of conflict, with or without their consent, and how humanity can shine through. The conflicts and wars which are behind the stories range in time from 1000 BC up until the present day. They take place mainly in Europe and the Middle East and the majority are events that involve Great Britain, Spain and Israel, and the hostilities that they were involved in.
The book is available from Amazon as an eBook or paperback, for details go to www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07KYSY9C2 .
For more information on this and all the other books, see www.johnhardybooks.com
We also have copies for sale here in Sedella, just contact us to arrange it. Either whatsap John on 616055986 or
email: wendy.sedella AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Renault Clio 1.9D 5 door LHD Spanish Reg 2001. 198,000 km Power steering & aircon. ITV to Nov 2019. 1200€ (buyer to pay transfer)
– Blue 2/3 seater settee. Good condition. Very comfy. 30€ (buyer collects)
Both car & settee in Torre del Mar. Contact Harold 687761479
Email: handlnewman AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale: 2 matresses 190x 90 ; 2 x 15 euro
Eugene, Casa mena pago montealegre 8 torrox campo-tel:952030158 & 0032496691039
Email: gene.janssens AT gmail DOT com

 

Wanted: Generator, 2 to 4 kW, petrol. Please contact Rob in Nerja by
email: rrobwright.cadiar AT gmail DOT com or phone 638454583.

Recommendations

Gestor Recommendation Wanted: I have recently moved to Riogordo from the UK with my family and I will be working on a self employed basis for at least the next few months. Would anyone be able to recommend a local gestor in the Riogordo / Colmenar area who can help with setting up as Autonomo. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Raal.
Email: raaland.burke AT googlemail DOT com

Tennis Anyone? : Looking for someone to practise some tennis once a week in competa. Court Hotel Balcon.
Cecilia. 616311333
Email: ceelaika AT gmail DOT com

Wanted, Decorating tips: Decorating tips for new plaster and grout maintenance. I wonder if anybody can give me some tips or advice with either of the above. We had some refurbishment done on our one floor house in Torrox, and all walls have been replastered. The bottom parts of the wall included a finish to help protect from damp. However in some places the white emulsion paint is starting to bubble and flake off, has anybody experienced this, and what is their advice.
Also the grout between all the tiles is a brown colour, and in a couple of places during the winter a slight crystallised fungus formed, it cleans off easily enough when mopped but does lighten the colour of the grout, again anybody have any tips or advice. Deborah
Email: dssp AT btinternet DOT com

Drivers Licence Info: Hi can anyone help me with regards to getting the necessary forms to apply for a FIRST Spanish Drivers Licence? I seem to have hit a brick wall it seems ‘it’s very easy to renew one’ but it’s a grey area for the First! Please email me if you can help, thank you Patricia, Competa.
Email: pbritsky AT msn DOT com

Pets

Correction: sender forgot to include phone, 654227547 Missing cat, have you seen him: Our cat, really a campo cat, has not been seen for a few days. A couple of days of wandering has not been unusual but it has been 4 days now. If you see him you will notice a terrible scabby skin around his neck and back. The vet is dealing with it although it is not easy. Hopefully a caring person has noticed his bad condition and taken him in. Any sightings desperately wanted. We are in the rio Chillar / Exotica area, across from the sunday market. Nick
Email: nickmillsoni AT gmail.com

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