DigameXtra No. 1212 Wednesday, Feb. 20th 2019

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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa: 11 months, that’s how long we’ve been open and to have reached 2000 likes and follows in that time is nothing short of humbling! From mentions on Irish radio, regular customers from more countries then we thought possible and to people contacting us 3 months before they come on holiday just to get our music line ups, we just can’t believe how far our tiny little bar seems to reach!
So, stick with us cause we’re nowhere near done yet and have loads of things lined up to make us bigger and even better, starting of course with Cian’s first brunch morning tomorrow!
*Midweek Brunch*
This Wednesday we will be starting our new midweek brunch special! We’re gonna open for a half day (11-1530) and serve 1 special plate of brunch that will change every week.
This week is the all time classic EGGS BENEDICT! 2 poached eggs served on a toasted muffin with crispy pancetta, homemade hollandaise and crispy rocket for just €6!
A delicious and affordable way to have a little treat and break up the week with the best lunchtime views around!
*Quiz Night*
Open from 12pm Thursday and our quiz is on tonight from 8.30pm! Pop down, have some food, relax on our terrace and watch the paseo go by and then get ready for the quiz and some great prizes! Score more then the quizmasters target to win the top prize on the night! Great fun guaranteed!
-Friday 9pm The Box Drum Band are joining us cause nobody gets a party dancing like these guys!
-Saturday 9pm We are so lucky to have gotten this amazing duo, Chicago Jim and Mandolin Mick
-Sunday And Alberto Fer will be here sing to you live ad you enjoy our alway popular Sunday roast!!!
Thank you everyone for supporting fresh food, live music and most of all, us!
Cian, Niamh and the little boss, Isabelle xx FB-Link

 

Two BIG Thank Yous from Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden! & Workshop
1.Thank you and kudos to Naythan in reaching a landmark 300 issues. You do a great and thorough job getting DigameXtra out in such a timely, consistent and reliable way. (Except yesterday 😦  … you are welcome in any case. -Ed.)
2.Thanks to all who attended Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden on Sunday to help make our special concert day a great success and to all the visiting string musicians who did such a splendid job playing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Any more classical musicians resident or visiting within the DigameXtra region please get in touch!
-Sun 10 MAR – Due to high demand we’ve scheduled an additional Mosaic and Mosaic Table Workshop for Sunday March 10th. Please enquire for details.
Email: nick AT kittyharri DOT com ; www.kittyharri.com
Jete, Granada 609 706 210

 

Opera Recital February 23th:
IV Opera Season “Las Noches de Burriana”
Second recital of the IV Opera Season that we celebrate every year at the Playa & Sol Restaurant in Nerja. Our artists will present on each occasion, a different music program.
Seating is limited, so remember to make your reservations and buy your tickets soon. The price includes the concert, welcome aperitif, and a full dinner buffet (drinks are also included).
Day: February 23th at 7:00PM Tickets: 48’00€
Place: Playa & Sol Restaurant. Paseo de Antonio Mercero, Burriana Beach (Nerja)
Tickets may be purchased at Ventana Abierta, Dr. Ferrán Street, 1 in Nerja from 11’00 am to 1’30 pm Monday to Friday. Reservations may be made by phone 690 073 871,
by email- ventana.abierta.acp AT gmail DOT com,
or via our website, www.ventana-abierta.es

 

Great events and promotions every week at La Tabla in Torrox Park!
-Wednesday: The Mid Week Roast (only 5€) + Live Music with Sarah Lucy
-Friday: 10€ Fish & Chips Meal Deal for two + Karaoke
-Saturday: The Jersey Boys (Tickets 15€ with a main meal)
-Sunday Day: Traditional Carvery (9.95€) Reservations essential!
-Sunday Night: Live music with Rosa (debut performance) + roast dinner only 5€! Dessert of the day 2.50€! Reservations essential!
Next Weeks Events
-Wednesday 27th February – Ben James (Jersey Boys Lead Singer): Sounds of Broadway (FREE ENTRY) Reservations Essential! Mid week roast available! Only 5€!
-Sunday 3rd March – Sandy Lawrence is back! Roast dinner only 5€! Dessert of the day 2.50€! Reservations essential!
Upcoming Special Events
-Saturday 9th March – Ricky Lavazza. Tickets 15€ with a main meal.
-Wednesday 13th March – Take That Tribute. Tickets: TSC members 10€ / Non-members 15€. Tickets include a choice of main meal.
-Saturday 23rd March – Adriana Rogan (Appeared on the Spanish tv show “The Voice” Tickets 15€ with a main meal.
Contact Us- You can reserve your table or tickets for any of the above events, pop into the bar or email us on info AT tablatorrox DOT com or by phoning Pj on 603113931, La Tabla on 603110608. We are situated in the centro commercial in Torrox Park, up above the “La Roima” restaurant. You can visit our website or Facebook for more information on all our special offers & events.
www.tablatorrox.com or www.facebook.com/latablatorrox

 

Weekly Crochet Group, Thursday: 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

 

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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.

 

Natural Health & Beauty products: I use & love the products from Forever Living. I have spent 9 years investigating these products, building knowledge and I am also currently studying cellular & medicinal Nutrition.
There are aloe vera drinks, dietary supplements, personal hygiene products, specialist skin care and facial products and products for the home & pets.
Please feel free to visit me for further information and advice at the following locations and dates.
-Wednesday, 20 Feb and Wednesday, 6 March 10am to 1pm at La Tabla Restaurant, first floor, Torrox Park Commercial Centre.
Recruitment.
Are you ready for a change in your life?
The Forever business plan is for those who wish to work more flexibly, from home, and be willing to learn a different way of earning money and to teach others how to do the same.
To find out more, visit or contact me, Alexena on 643110476
Email: alexenalorca AT hotmail DOT com

 

Service Wanted: Housemaid, female butler required.
Ashley/Orgiva. 616933407
Email: info AT alvarus DOT com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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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.
Contact information:
Email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
website: www.vetiverspain.com
Telephone: 692 288 657
David and Anna
Link to a great video.
Vetiver A Farmers Friend:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY7VYCsFDww

 

For Sale: Large solid beech unit 245L X 208H X 41W, in very good condition, separates into 4 pieces for transporting, personal messages if interested. Can be delivered 195e. torrox
contact: marktasker AT aol DOT com ; whatsapp 635057354 More pics available.

 

For Sale: Red leather corner sofa unit + foot stool. One ‘arm’ 2 metres 80cm(including foot stool) the other ‘arm’ 2 metres 10cm. As new condition, price new 2400Euros; selling for half price – 1200Euros. Delivery can be arranged. Tel. 653750772 (David)or
Email – djrobano AT gmail DOT com. Near Benajarafe.

 

For Sale: Drop leaf table and 4 chairs. In dark wood 45€. Can deliver within small distance.
Email: tjparton AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Watsap +447792579150 Tony/Torrox

 

For Sale: A Budget Priced LINUX LAPTOP For WIN 7 Users. Samsung Laptop, N150. A DoctorLaptop Refurb! It is running MX-Linux, the most Windows 7 like version of Linux. Same tool bar on the bottom with familiar looking icons. Same START button in the lower left corner. Same folder names. You’ll soon forget you are not using Windows. 10 inch display, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD, UK Keyboard. No HDMI, only VGA for video out. Only €110, add €15 if you want a lesson to run you thru the basics at time of purchase.
If you want to get started with Linux, the virus-free land of free software, this is a great, inexpensive way begin. Try it before you buy it. If you don’t like Linux, no harm done, but at least you will know what is available once Windows becomes a subscription service in the coming years.
Naythan, Torrox Costa. Tel. 675 993 069 (no calls answered before 11am, missed calls returned asap).
Email: doctorlaptop AT protonmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Tidy Rail: Black and chrome hanging rail, on castors, 90cms wide. Two available, boxed, one unopened. Argos products. 7€ each, both for 12€. Extra hanging space, or ideal for “bootsalers”!
-Artesanía de Frigiliana: Wall-hanging flower pot. Unused. 10€
-Other pottery: wall-hanging plate and flower pot. 15€ for both.
Richard in Caleta de Vélez
Email: jorichjones74 AT yahoo DOT com

 

For Sale: KTM 1-piece leathers, size 50/M. Rarely used, good condition. €200ono. Call Karl on 628990503. Cómpeta area. Email: karlhole AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale: 1 oilfilled electric radiator. Solac with 4 levels, 2000 watt. Good quality, made in Europe! €30
Becky/Competa. wapp: 608822298
Email: beckyspanien AT gmail DOT com

 

Rental Wanted: Would like to rent a 2 bed property in Torrox Costa or nearby a non smoker no pets Lived in Spain 12 years so totally legal documents ect I am still in EU Irish Passport Patrick/Competa
Email: pmdcompeta AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk

 

Recommendations

Seeking Art or Textile Groups: Can anyone recommend any art or embroidery/textile groups that meet within the areas of Alcaucin, Vinuela, Periana, Los Romanes or Velez Malaga? I live just outside Vinuela and am prepared to travel to any of these areas to improve my watercolour painting and textile art. I’d be grateful for any recommendations you might have.
Please reply to: colleen.taylor1 AT me DOT com
Saludos, Colleen, Vinuela

Cash Machines Problems: Has anyone else experienced problems with the new cash machines that Unicaja have installed? I have tried three times to extract some cash and ended up with nothing, although I did manage to extract my last six entries! What was wrong with the old ones which were simple to use and effective. I’d be interested to find out if it only me!! Confused, John/Algarrobo
Email: melbury75 AT gmail DOT com

Hip Advice: Has anyone has experience of having a new hip in the private sector in the malaga/granada area ( or anywhere really, I have seen great prices in other European countries)
Can anyone recommend a good surgeon and give me an approx cost.
It seems I have to be very immobile before the health service here will consider doing the operation, leaving me unable to work.
Many thanks is in advance.
Please respond to Denise Hill
Email: casadelsueno AT gmail DOT com
⁣618 295 063

 

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