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 at https://digamextra.com/about/
*Submissions must show the reply contact as the senders email address.
*The address for your submissions is email@example.com The Deadline is 4pm.
Click here for the Rules, Subscribing & Submissions Page.
I 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 use this format: examplename AT gmail DOT com.
Photo submissions have a 2Mb size limit. To shrink pics visit this 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.
Tell them you saw it on DigameXtra!
O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa:
Guess what, we’ve only gone a booked another fantastic weekend of live music again! 4 live music acts in 4 days.
-THURS 9PM Our Valentine’s night bookings list is filling up nicely and with our delicious set menu, our a la carte menu AND FREE LIVE MUSIC from Maika Lavera & The Grajos, we can see why! Msg us any last minute bookings guys cause we’re not open till Thurs and that’s too late to book the set menu. The a la carte menu does not need to be booked.
-FRI 930PM It’s rockin’ time! The absolutely awesome The Killer Rockets are back! We all know just how bloody fantastic this band are! They really know how to get our bar jumping! One our absolute favourites!
-SAT 9PM The simply amazing Richard Ray Farrell is gonna show us all why hes considered one of the very finest blues musicians in the world! We are very lucky to have him perform in our little bar as often as he does so don’t miss him cause it really is a blues masterclass!
-SUN 1400HRS Now, anyone on our terrace last Sunday will tell you what a great day we all had and that was because of a certain Mr Lee Townsend who never ever let’s us down. He’s back again this week and if last week is anything to go by, BOOK TABLES PEOPLE! We did run out of seats outside by 3pm and we did have to close our kitchen at 6pm because we just had no prepped food left! Bookings are only taken for people who wish to eat so don’t hang about or risk being let down! FB-Link
Music on Nerja Balcon February 2019 – Musicians Rota for February in Nerja: The pic describes the programme of artists that play in February. My favourites are Kara (violinist) Pablo (Classical Guitar) and Grabanzo (flamenco guitar). Please support them, we all know the hard work and dedication needed to play an instrument.
Faulty Towers at Casa Grande: 20th of February. Hello! Welcome to a crazy night at Casa Grande with this english theater group that will move Fawlty Towers to Nerja for one night. Some tickets left, welcome to book.
Wednesday 20th of february, 19.30. 40€
3 Course Menu: Tomato soup with basil. Chicken breast with red wine sauce,
mashed potato and vegetables. Chocolate Brownie with cream. Pre bookings only.
Bookings: 615 82 61 82 ; www.casagrandenerja.com
Email: bookings AT casagrandenerja DOT com, or on our facebook page.
Shamanic Concert “Three World”: Fri 15 Feb, 6pm €20. With all my heart I invite you to a wonderful sound journey.
The oldest instruments from distant corners of the world will guide you on this journey, sounds of the Aboriginal didgeridoo, the drums of the North American Indians & the Icaros, the sounds of the amazon tribes, African kalimba, tank drum will enchant & hold you in the time of the Unknown, in the time of the Nagual.
Relax, forget about yesterday, and remember yourself.
Surrounded by the depths of music, silence, relaxation, you will connect with your higher self, with the rhythm of your own melody & with the infinity of being inside you. Tel. 679 11 93 11
More info on: https://www.facebook.com/elcoyoteemedicina/
Weekly Crochet Group – Thursdays: 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 in Torre so you might have heard of us) 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
Richard Taylor plays La Vaqueria: 17Feb Sunday at 1 PM – 9 PM. Calle del Arroyo Limón, 29718 Benamargosa
Join us This sunday for the one only young talented Richard Taylor! Sit under our avocado trees and take in our wacky garden whilst you savour the flavours of our home made sunday buffet. Your sunday roast and so much more!
We cater for all dietary requirements
ALL YOU CAN EAT FOR ONLY 15 EUROS !!! FB-Link
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!
Landlords, tell your renters about DigameXtra, where they can get overnight answers to questions about local stuff without having to call you!
Services Available for home, garden and office:
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.
Painting and decorating – interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Electrical work and Plumbing – I have a UK qualified electrician/plumber to call on should you require this type of work.
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.
References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
Based in Archez but can travel anywhere in Digameland. Quotations are completely free.
Earn some cash: Have a clear out. Garage. Household. Garden. Wanted Tools old new. Power Tools. All Building tools. Ring Ernie or Martin 616812765 or 690854154. Whatsapp, messenger.
Email: ernestiznate AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Alterations: For clothes, curtains etc. plus repairs. I have references if necessary, I have been in this profession for many years .My charges are 10€ per hour, timed to the half hour. I am situated on the coast in Torre del mar.
Call me on 608 288 090 Gwen.
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
Click on pics to enlarge.
Vetiver Spain of Sayalonga:
We have potted Vetiver of different sizes and also in trays of multiple plants that we have grown in our greenhouses for sale. They are more mature plants which will establish quickly in colder climates. They are for pick up only due to their weight. We also have the normal slips available as usual. We can easily ship those if needed.
Check out our new addition of “Buttons” on our home page. They have information on planting, best time to plant, A “Vetiver Introduction Letter” with a load of information and of course more photos and videos related to the use of Vetiver.
The best time to plant Vetiver is between now and the end of March. This way the plant gets the benefit of a long hot summer. Remember that Vetiver is indigenous to India and loves the heat. Vetiver can be planted all summer long.
We are also taking orders for Moringa Trees that we have been growing in the greenhouses. There is a limited supply so place your orders soon. There is also a “Buttons” that will take you directly to the Moringa page or the Lemon Grass page with a lot of useful information. We have put together this information to make it easier for you to research.
Email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
Telephone: 692 288 657
David and Anna
Link to a great video.
Vetiver A Farmers Friend:
For Sale, 3 items:
-Rustic display top with shelves. Measurements width 125cms Depth 37cms Height 101cms, price €60.00.
-Lovely decorative corner unit. Depth into corner 47cms each side Height 193cms Width across front 62cms. Price €90.00
-5 available gold framed mirrors measurements width 57cms Height 135cms Price €30 each.
Contact Jackie/ Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com
For Sale: An assortment of plant pots and bases, for any horticulturists out there in Digame Land. Price 12€
Steve, Torrox Costa. Tel – 693 99 50 42
Email: stevewoliver AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
For Sale, 2 items:
-4’6 double bed with mattress. Good condition. 75 euros.
-Sideboard/display unit. 40 Euros.
Anthony, Torrox Costa. Tel. 00447954203035
Email: anthony.berrington AT gmail DOT com
For Sale: Samsung CLX-3175FN color laserprinter. Hardly used / as new. €80. Graham/Torrox-Competa
Email: grahamsanton AT gmail DOT com
For Sale, 2 items:
-Remote controlled fan €10
-Large range of plastic kitchen storage containers and glass bottle €8
Contact Dennis on 651587069. El Penoncillo area
Email: karden_spain AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk
For Sale: Classical guitar. Model ‘Caballero 8’ by Manuel Rodriguez. Excellent condition. Used for about one year. Reason for sale: upgraded to a professional quality instrument. Supplied with Sonora rigid case. Will accept €50 o.n.o. (Originally cost €150 plus €70 for the case).
Contact Margaret or John on 650-044-102 / 952 53 9404
email: johngosling AT realneedsoftware DOT co DOT uk
For Sale: Various Gas Bottles. 10€ each. Caleta de Vélez. Contact Richard on 617282970
Email: jorichjones74 AT yahoo DOT com
Travel insurance: Does anyone know a reliable insurance company for long haul travel? Thanks in anticipation Joan, Punta Del faro Torrox Costa 678948661
Email: djeicke AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Lost Siamese? I live in Manzano Alto in Torrox campo and in recent days have seen a beautiful golden/dark brown Siamese cat. Looks to be an adult cat. Possibly lost. I have no photo of it yet. If you have lost a cat that fits the description contact me. Nigel. Tel. 633545289.
Email: littlenige AT mail DOT com
Fun & Games
National Geographic Photo of the Day: Click Here
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day: Click Here
Word of the Day: Click Here
Quote of the Day: Click Here
Fact of the Day: Click Here
Born Today: Click Here
Today in History: Click Here
Today’s Front Pages, worldwide: Click Here
Daily Crossword Puzzle: Click Here
Daily Mail UK- Daily Sudoku: Click Here
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: https://doctorlaptop-repairs.webnode.com/
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.
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.