DigameXtra No. 1184 Wednesday, Jan. 23nd 2019

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O’Leary’s Irish Bar, Torrox Costa: We just wanted to say a big thank you to all the musicians we book regularly who always rock our little bar and who’ve all genuinely become our friends along the way! No names, you know you ye are! Now, also a big thanks to all the new acts who’ve contacted us since we put out the post looking for new acts! The level of talent we have booked over the next 6 months is unbelievable! From travelling 6 piece bands to solo artists and everything between, every single weekend is gonna rock!
Last weekend was simply fantastic and this weekend is shaping up to be just as much fun!
-FRI 2100HRS We have another newcomer to O Learys! Daniel Lines will be joining us from 9pm. We’ve heard fantastic reports of this guy so pop down and tell us what you think!
-SAT 2100HRS We wax lyrical about how good Lee Townsend is all the time but this time, we’ve run out of superlatives! He’s amazing, we know that, you know that! See you there!
-SUN 1400HRS A little bit of home to entertain us this Sunday. The incomparable Paul Hayes will be joining us with some proper Irish classics and wonderful soul and blues numbers! Sitting on our terrace in the sun, watching the waves and listening to this man sing is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
-TABLE QUIZ Right, we’ve talked enough about this, it’s time to get moving! THURS JAN 31ST, we will be holding our very 1st table quiz. €3 per person or €10 For a team of 4. We’ll have bonus rounds, free snacks, and some very nice prizes! Tables are limited so get booking those teams in! Msg the bar or pop in!  FB-Link


Fish+chip Friday’s at La Tasca: Every Friday at La Tasca cafetería in Torre del Mar we have fish+chips. We do all day breakfasts Mon-Sat plus lots more. We are located across from the Police station in Torre. Open from 9am Mon-Friday. 10am Sat. Closed Sunday’s. We are not open in the evenings. Tel 640328051 or 640569988 or find us on facebook.


Phoenix Club Events:
-Friday 25th January – Trip to La Canada and Iceland Store
€16pp and includes the Driver’s gratuity.
-Wednesday 6th February Chinese New Year lunch at the Shanghai Restaurant, Torre del Mar
€19pp and includes restaurant gratuity.
-Saturday 16th February – St Valentines Dinner and Dance at Maro Caves. Welcome drinks and canapés on arrival, delicious dinner with wine and dance the night away with music by Dave Parker €32pp with transport available -pick ups along the coast for a fiver extra. Bring 10 people and you would pay €1. Dress: Smart casual
-Friday 1st March – Trip to Gibraltar €12pp and includes the Driver’s gratuity.
-7/8th March Carnival in Cadiz – call or email for details
-Trip to Guadix 22nd March €30pp includes coach, tourist train to the Cave houses and city guide.
For more detailed information on any trip contact Gail on 951067723 or email phoenixsocialclub AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk ; The Phoenix Club is a registered association raising funds for 2 local charities and SSAFA in the UK.

Jam Night at Casa Grande, Nerja: Sunday the 27th of January, 18.00
An evening filled with great musicians, music, dance and party! Musicians include: Lee Townsend, Ian Herron, Benna Sörman, Charlie Miller, Aki Riihimäki, Lasse Jonsson, Totto Murijan and others. Bar tickets 5 € incl 1 glass of wine / beer.
Pre bookings for food. Menu: Beef Stroganoff served with potato purée. Price 17,50€ incl 1 glass of wine/beer. Welcome! Book at 615 82 61 82


Weekly Crochet Group: Do you crochet? Would you like to learn? Do you fancy having coffee and chatting one morning whilst working? We are a multilingual (English, German, Spanish) group of ladies that meet every week in Algarrobo Costa. (We used to meet up in Torre del Mar so are known as the Torre group). The group has been meeting now for 5 years and more and we would love new members to come along and join us.
We meet at Ri Jo’s Cafe Bar on the front from around 10-10.30 ish to 12 – 1pm ish every Thursday. Need more information?
Email Polly: madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


Lux Mundi:
-Thursday January 24th – Coach Excursion to Marbella Old town & La Cañada. Please com and join friends, you will arrive in Marbella at approximately 10.30 where you will have free time to walk through the old town or may be the promenade and have lunch, which is not included in the price. After the coach will depart at 14.45 for the short drive to La Cañada shopping Centre where there is free time to shop until you drop! The coach will depart at 17.00 for the coach journey home. Ticket price 15 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fundraising. Departure times La Viñueña (Footcall Pitch) 08.20, Algarrobo (Lidl) 08.45, Caleta (Vets) 08.50, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 09.00.
-Wednesday January 30th – Quiz Night. Please come and enjoy our Quiz Night at the Centre. Team up with friends and pit your wits in this fun quiz. A light hearted evening which includes supper and a drink. Bar available and there will be a prize for the winning team! Ticket price 6 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Time 18.00pm for 18.30pm.
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

Torrox Spanish History Group: Came to the end of very successful year and we look forward to another successful year in 2019.
For February our talk will be on the “History Of Spices in Spain”, and we can look forward to more talks in 2019, Joan Fallon the author will be giving a talk and there will be talks Queen Isabella of Spain and Federico Garcia Lorca and a tour will be organised called “La Ruta de Federico Garcia Lorca” which will take us to the houses where he lived and which are now museums. We will also visit Viznar and Alfacar where he was held prior to being shot as well as well as the Federico Garcia Lorca Park, set up to honour of those people who were shot and killed during the Civil war.
The Torrox Spanish History Group is a charitable organisation set up so that people can come together and learn about the History Of Spain. The idea is that we should meet in a friendly; relaxed and informal atmosphere with like minded people and have fun as well as learning and sharing ideas and knowledge about Spanish History.
The Torrox Spanish History Group meets every first Tuesday of the month at El Parquesol. If you would like more information please
email: Patricia: patricianerja AT hotmail DOT com


Free event for anyone interested in giving up smoking or weight loss: I am holding a free demonstration this Saturday (Jan 26) starting at 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Rebeccah Curtis Wellness Centre in Torrox Costa. (Urb, Luguna Beach, Local B 16, 29793)
The demonstration will be about how ear seeds can help you give up smoking by reducing your cravings and by regulating your metabolism to help weight control. Ear seeds are pain free and are placed on the ear with adhesive tape, they stimulate specific organs and systems in the body. A complimentary ear seed for everyone who attends.
We hope you can join us. For more information or to reserve your seat, please call
Penelope Knight (Dipl Ac.)Tel. 635 538 441 or like us at qigongspain.com
Email: pippaknight AT hotmail DOT com

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Upcoming Mosaic Workshops at Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden:
Come and learn the art of mosaics and leave with your very own creation.
Better still, for those living here, a colourful table which you can enjoy using every day!
Come with friends or celebrate a birthday!
Always a fun day.
More details on request.
Nick, Jete, Granada 609 706 210
Email: nick AT kittyharri DOT com PIC


Removal and Collection – Men With Vans:
You’ve heard of a Man with a Van, now meet Men with Vans.
For all your local removal needs we have men and vans at your disposal. Whether you are moving home or need a single item moving, then we can help.
House clearance, Garage clearance and rubbish removals. IKEA, Bricomart and Leroy Merlin runs, we can even assemble your flatpacks. Give us a call.
Need something from one of the big stores in Malaga? Give us a call and leave it to us to deliver to your door.
Prices from 25 euros an hour. Based in Nerja and Torrox we operate throughout Andalusia.
Email: jmainwood01 AT gmail DOT com
Call John on 602 438 130 or visit our Facebook page FB-Link

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: Printer Canon Pixma MP620. Provided with cables (works also wireless), manual, load of ink cartridges and a stock of glossy photo paper. Useful for printing and copying activities. The scanning function is not longer supported by Canon. Price: 50 euros. Frank, between Torrox and Competa
Can meet at Correos of Cómpeta or parking opposite to the Lidl at Torrox C.
Email: debodefrank AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Coffee Machine. Bosch Tassimo with some capsules. Less than 6 months old. €35 Georgina, La Vinuela, but will meet. Tel: 664 867 353
Email: cgbrasier AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Nearly new Wheelchair. €95 o.n.o Pamela, Torrox Costa.
Email: pamela.hill@hotmail.co.uk


For Sale: PS 4 Game. I have a brand new PS4 game for sale. Battlefield V. It was an unwanted gift. €30
Telephone 689332671 (Pam). Torrox, but could meet up.
Email: pjbtorrox AT gmail DOT com

For Sale: Table with four chairs. Extendable to six places. Good condition. €175
Irene, Competa phone 665 024 836 More pics on request.
Email: iburkhalter AT ip-tek DOT com DOT au


For Sale: Fantastic table with 6 chairs – Exotic wood. If you want a unique table with 6 chairs in exotic wood, this is your day. We bought some months ago but it is just a little too big for us. Very high quality. You will realize it with its weight. To pick up in Cómpeta. Price : 100 euros will the chairs. Contact Vincent Tel +34 611406924
Email: easyaxarquia AT gmail DOT com


Wanted: Hand luggage bags. Hi guys, I’m looking for 4 hand luggage bags.
I’m in Nerja. Daniela, 692279572
Email: jimmy_3166 AT hotmail DOT com


Wooden Flooring: I need help to put me on the right track for wooden flooring. The flooring will be laid over marble tiles. I would be grateful for any recommendations on where to purchase and quality needed.
Thank you in anticipation. Norman, Caleta de Velez.
Email: rushtonsinspain AT gmail DOT com

Kindle Help Wanted: Without any knowing action on my part the archive items on my Kindle were transferred to my iPad, leaving the Kindle archive empty. Does anyone know how to get them back on to Kindle? The Kindle “Help” was helpless. Ian M., Torrox Park.
Email: iandcla AT gmail DOT com

Police registration for rental properties: There is a great app called checkinscan which you can register to. It enables your guests to do a self check-in which is automatically sent to the police. This is a totally legal way to register your guests but you do need to register with the police first to get the login to the police website. All the guests records are then kept for you to access any time on the website. This saves a lot of time and guests appreciate not having to send in all their details or passport copies in advance. They have to download the app in their phone or tablet and can then scan the passport and sign when they arrive at the property. It costs approx 0,50€ per entry. No cost to join Checkinscan.com
Available for apple and android on https://www.checkinscan.com/en/
Martine, Competa, martine_linden AT hotmail DOT com

Holiday Rental app info needed: I am curious to know if any of the DigameXtra readers in Torrox area are familiar with the app Check-in Scan?
We have been recommended this app – have downloaded this and it seems so very easy for our guests to use – but we are having a bit of difficulty with the Guardia Civil in Torrox to accept this.
Is anybody out there using this app and willing to share their experience? Annette,Torrox Pueblo
Email: logiboulevarden AT gmail DOT com
(Reply to sender only. I won’t be hosting a discussion on interactions with the Guardia Civil. -Ed.)


Lost Animals: I feel sorry for the person who lost a cat in Sayalonga. If anyone experience something similar or see animals suffer I suggest they take a photo and report it to Seprona, the special force within Guardia Civil who deals with animal cruelty. http://www.guardiacivil.es/es/index.html
Regards, Becky, Competa, beckyspanien AT gmail DOT com

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