DigameXtra No. 1175 Monday, Jan. 14th 2019

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O’Leary’s Irish bar, Torrox Costa
*MUSIC LINE UP*
-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 flowing
-FRI 9PM YES we have found yet another NEW ACT!! Don’t miss the incredible Wayne Ward, Wayne has been challenged to get you all dancing with a mix of rock and roll hits by the Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Drifters, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly and of course ….Oasis !
-SAT 9PM We’ve only got one of the best rock’n’roll bands around, The Killer Rockets will be rocking our little bar and terrace. These 2 girls and a crazy drummer are good beyond reason. Incredible lead singer, amazing harmonies and fantastic versions of huge songs!
-Sun 2PM 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! https://www.facebook.com/olearystorrox/

 

Total Lunar Eclipse – January 21, 2019: Totality of this lunar eclipse can be seen and experienced everywhere in the Western Hemisphere, as well as extreme Northern Asia, Ireland, England, and portions of France, Spain, and Scandinavia.  Full article  (Thanks to Vetiver Dave for sending this in. -Ed.)

 

The Arts Society Nerja:
Tuesday December 15th January 2019
6:00pm in the Cultural Centre, Calle Granada, Nerja
Tickets only available on the night from 5.15pm
How we got IKEA – Scandinavian Design c1880 -1960
A fully illustrated Lecture in English by Anne Anderson
Sponsored by The Anniversary Friend of The Arts Society Nerja
Visitors are most welcome €10
Robert Durston 660 907 856 rhdurston AT aol DOT com

 

Whats On at La Tabla:
Great events and promotions every week at La Tabla in Torrox Park!
-Monday: Ballroom dancing is back!
-Tuesday: PJ’s BIG quiz.  Take part in 8 general knowledge rounds, Music round, mix n match round, the memory test and also two clue questions! Bonus prizes also available  with a chance to win a free drink and also Pj’s shopping bag! Its 1€ per person entry including a light snack. Teams of 4 or less get bonus points and teams of over 4 get deducted points (maximum team size is 6!). The top team scoops the jackpot! If you are last you win a shot of lovely jubbly each!
-Wednesday: The Mid Week Roast + Live Music. Enjoy a roast dinner for only 5€! Choice of pork or chicken. Accompanied with three fresh vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and gravy! Live Music in the evening with Sandy Lawrence.
-Next weeks live music – Wednesday 23rd: Carl G Please reserve your table and roast to avoid disappointment. Table reservations are for diners only, please.
-Thursday: Curry Meal Deal + Darts Club. Enjoy two curries and a bottle of wine for only 15€. All curries are served with rice and a naan bread. Choose from 5 different curries: Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Madras, Chicken Jalfrazi, Chicken Korma or Lamd Balti (extra 2€). Darts Club is every Thursday night from 7pm. We have three boards where we play 501, 301, killer and more. All levels welcome!
-Friday: Fish & Chips Meal Deal + Karaoke. Enjoy two plates of fish and chips with mushy peas and a free bottle of house wine for only 15€. Home-made batter on flaky cod with chunky chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce!
*New* Take away no frills fish and chips – only 5€!
-La Tabla Karaoke – from 9pm every Friday night! Your host Pam will take you on a roller coaster ride through the decades as you all take to the stage and showcase your talent! Over 20,000 songs to choose from! Plus its 50% off the pumps all night!
-Friday 25th – Burns Night Karaoke Special!
-Saturday: Robbie Williams Tribute. Ollie Hughes debuts at La Tabla with this tribute! Tickets still available – Only 15€ which includes a choice of main meal.
-Sunday: Traditional Carvery + Happy Hour Fun! Every Sunday from 1pm. Choice of four different meats, four different potatoes and a choice of over thirteen freshly cooked vegetables! Help yourself from the carvery! Eat as many veg as you can! Collect a credit for every carvery you have and once you have ten you can claim a free carvery! Reservations are essential! Happy Hour from 6pm till 10pm! 50% off all alcohol plus fun and games along the way!
Kitchen Hours: 10am – 2.45pm & 6pm – 9pm Monday to Saturday & 10am – 8pm on Sunday.
Contact Us: Reserve your table or tickets for events by phoning Pj on 603113931, La Tabla on 603110608, pop into the bar or email us on info[at]tablatorrox[dot]com.
We are in the centro commercial in Torrox Park, up above the “La Roima” restaurant.
Visit our website or Facebook for more information, special offers & events.
www.tablatorrox.com or www.facebook.com/latablatorrox

 

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CycleNerja: Bike rental and cycle hire in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana. Free Bike delivery and collection service is available anywhere in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana and the inland villages. Professional Carbon Race Bikes, 29er Mountain Bikes & Electric Mountain Bikes. Free delivery subject to a minimum rental value of 90,00 euros. Contact via https://cyclenerja.com/ Contact also located under our banner in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section every day.

 

Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave UK 25th January – Arrive Spain 27th January
Leave Spain 9th February – Arrive UK 10th February
Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month.
We can add or amend these dates if viable.
We cover the UK and Southern Spain.
Full or part loads undertaken.
Public Liability and Full insurance with British Insurance Company
Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request, hard copies always carried on vans.
Your goods are handled only by us and moved on our vans and kept in our own storage.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo and South Wales and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area or Visa Versa.
For more information and prices please visit our website www.euroam.co.uk
email ; tonyroam@btconnect.com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Malagalingo, the new Spanish Language School in Torrox Costa, wish you a Happy 2019 and invite all of you during the month of January to your FIRST FREE LESSON of the modality that you choose.
We have started 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.
All of them from the totally basic level to the advanced intermediate level.
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
You can check prices, schedules and courses in the attached document below or contacting us.
Tel.: + (34) 650 479 493
Mail: malagalingo AT gmail DOT com
Facebook: malagalingo
Happy 2019 for all of you!!!

 

Karina Nazal Schuenemann: Philosophical coach and yoga teacher offers-
Philosophical Coaching. Personal coaching that uses philosophy to address ordinary problems of living, existential questions, dissatisfaction and discomfort.
Yoga Classes for body, mind and spirit. Hatha Yoga and Hatha Vinyasa adapted to every student. Group and private classes. Karina.
www.karinanazal.com
karinanazal AT gmail DOT com
T: (+34) 685 48 88 11

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Ladies brown (coffee) suede boots size 38 (5). Originally from El Corte Ingles. Geox breathable soles. Good condition – little use. Good value at 20€ o.n.o.
Email: mikehanna2002 AT yahoo DOT com (no spaces)Tel. 629968918 Pauline&Mike

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Portable wooden massage table with futon. Ideal for Ayurveda massages. € 50,00
-Single wooden bed with latex mattress 90 x 200 cm. € 50,00
-Printer. Brother with fax and scanner. € 35,00
Klaas, Almayate
Email: klarinas AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Singer Sewing Machine. Good as new 45,00 €uros
-Dance shoes with suede soles. Worn only once UK size 5 or 38. 15,00 €uros
Please ring Malcolm 0044 7563 951732 or
email: malc.gee AT btinternet DOT com
Buyer to collect from Torrox Park

 

For Sale: 2 Cressi sub Moby Dive bags. Dive bag easily fitting a complete set of dive gear, with separate storage compartments for fins, regulators and a third for log book, computer and small ancillaries, the total storage size of the bag is 115 Ltrs storage in all, light strong wheels, two handles 1 which extends.
I currently have 2 used but in excellent condition for sale 75 Euros each or 125 for both, the items are located in Competa. Paul.
For further information or pictures call 664367511
email: Competalocks AT outlook DOT com

 

For Sale: Automobile.
2008 Ford Focus Trend 5-door Hatchback €3,950. 1.6 manual petrol engine, 158,000km. Full service including new cam belt fitted 28 December 2018. ITV end February 2019. Taxed until April 2019. AC, CD player, electric windows, cruise control etc. Good condition (usual car park scuff marks). Service history documents. Buyer pays transfer costs. Stephanie, Torrox Costa
Telephone: Cor on (0034) 663772905
Email: StephanieJones2403 AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 lots of tools:
-Assorted hand masonry tools 15 euro’s the lot.
-Assorted hand wood work tools with bag 25euro’s.
Marilyn, Triana area near trapichie, can meet in torre del mar.
Email: marilyn.boakes AT btinternet DOT com

 

For Sale, 3 items: Following apartment renovation work we have various solid wood white internal doors and cupboard/wardrobe doors available
-Solid Wood Doors. from 72cm wide to 202cm high. All 25 Euros each
-Cupboard/Wardrobe Doors from 45cm wide  to 176cm high. All 15-20 Euros each
-Kitchen Sink TEKA stainless steel double sink in good condition. 2 x 35cm diameter bowls to fit minimum opening of 74cm x 40cm overall length 84cm x 44cm. Price 30 Euros
Contact Derek in Nerja on 676 403 669
email: teame AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk

 

For Sale, 2 items:
Two Hardly used Fjallraven backpacks G1000 one size M , 100€ and another size S, 90€, both half of new price. Very good quality and condition as new. Contact Vigand from Torrox pueblo.
Email: vigandds AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Ecoair DD122EE Dehumidifier. We bought this 3 years ago for just under €200 and have used it twice at most. It has been kept in the original box so it is in pristine, as new condition. We have the user manual and the original invoice from Amazon. We have no need for it now so we are selling it for €95. Near Camping Presa la Vinuela.
Please email: pdibden AT hotmail COM com or call Peter on 605826358

Recommendations

Rob Peel English Plumber: We would like to highly recommend Rob Peel. He has just completed a job for us, at short notice ( on a Sunday morning) replacing pipe work from our hot water boiler into our house in Torrox Campo. We had a leak somewhere hidden in the walls, and he came on the agreed day & time, having all the correct tools and fittings for the job. A lovely tidy worker, and a really cheerful helpful young man. His contact details are Spanish mob.642571171. Uk mob. 0044 7463766536 or you can find him on Facebook Rob Peel Velez Malaga. Thank you once again Rob. Sue & Peter Maund: maundfitch AT gmail DOT com

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