DigameXtra No. 1240 Wednesday, Mar. 20th 2019

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Concert Flor-de-Lis: Flamenco & Italian music in Galeria Luz de la Vida in Competa!
Tuesday April the 23rd at 9.00 p.m. musicians Natasja La Valletta and Bart Guichelaar-Villerius, better known as Flor-de-Lis, will give a concert in Galeria Luz de la Vida, during the Art Walk in Cómpeta.
Bart and Natasja live partially in Árchez as well as in the Netherlands. They are professional musicians with a Flamenco and an Italian repertoire. During this special concert they combine both music styles. You will be taken on a journey from passionate and intense Flamenco to delightful light Italian music!
More info www.flor-de-lis.nl
www.galerialuzdelavida.com
7,50 euro p/p max. 35 places,
to reserve a place: artcompeta AT gmail DOT com

 

Wednesday Night Open Mic Night @ Las Maravillas: 9pm. La Herradura. https://www.facebook.com/RestLasmaravillas/

 

Santana Tribute “Jingo Experience”: Thursday, March 28, 10 PM – 12. La Cochera Cabaret, Malaga
The superb 7 piece tribute to Santana, Jingo Experience will be performing at La Cochera Cabaret in Malaga. Tickets €12 on the door .
Address-Avenida de los Guindos 19, 29004 Málaga FB-Link

 

The Phoenix club is based in Torre del Mar.
April
-3rd – Visit La Concepcion Gardens in Malaga – to see the Wisteria – Car share
-5th – Gib €12pp includes drivers tip 08.30 start
-26th – Cordoba visiting the city in the morning and the Medina Azahara in the afternoon – Price includes coach, guide, and driver’s gratuity €28pp
May
-01st – Evening trip to Fuengirola Food Festival departing Algarrobo Lidl at 17.00 and returning from Fuengirola at 23.00.
-8th – Gib €12pp includes drivers tip 08.30 start
-14th – Mrs Miggins Home Bake Sale at La Vega. Orders being taken now for all our usual fayre.
-24th – Trip to Ronda – Price includes: coach fare and Guided tour of 2.15 hours (does not include entrance to the Bull Ring €6 or Don Bosco House €1.50) €25pp
-30th – Overnight trip to the Rio Tinto Mines in Huelva province
-October 4 day trip to Merida, Extremadura province
For more detailed information on any trip contact Gail on 951067723, mobile 626370695 or
email phoenixsocialclub AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk, or
https://phoenixsocialclub.wixsite.com/phoenixsc

 

Black Eyed Peas come to Torre del Mar: Award-winning band The Black Eyed Peas, in their original line-up, including will.i.am, are playing at this year’s Weekend Beach Festival in Torre del Mar which takes place between July 3 and 6. This is one of only three concerts the band is playing in Spain this year.

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Vetiver Spain: March is the best time of the year to plant Vetiver. After planting Vetiver for almost 10 years now we know that the best results are when Spring comes around. This way Vetiver has a full spring and summer to absorb the heat of the summer. This plant is indigenous to India and loves the heat.
Vetiver Spain has prepared an article on “When is the best time to plant Vetiver?”
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https://www.vetiverspain.com/best-time-for-planting-vetiver..html
If you have any questions please feel free to contact us or to arrange a visit.
We have a lot of information on our website.
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email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
(34) 692 288 657 ; Sayalonga, Spain

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Wrought iron glass top table with 6 cushion seats chairs. Measurements Length 180cms width 100cms.Price €325.00
-LG HD DVD player with remote control Price €25.00
-Lovely lamp Height 55cms price €25.00
Contact Jackie /Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com

 

For Sale: Black tower fan, oscillating with timer, good condition, modern looking. 25€
Joy/Torrox 610955826
Email: floodyjoy AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: 3 Genuine Radley Handbags. I have 3 beautiful ladies Radley Handbags for sale in excellent condition for €40 each or all three for €100. From Torre Del Mar, can meet locally. Thank you. Elisha.
Email: vivaentorre AT outlook DOT com

 

Wanted: Slow Cooker liners. Do any helpful Digamites know where I can buy liners for my 4.5L slow cooker?( Nerja area). Loads on Amazon, but they don’t deliver to Spain. Please email any suggestions to:
Email: jon108 AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Thanks again DigameXtra! John: Torrox Costa  (Amazon will deliver to Spain if you order on the Spanish site. Here is a link to slow cooker liners on the Spanish Amazon. -Ed.) Amazon Link ES

 

Recommendations

Friggy in Coca Cola TV advert: Frigiliana was chosen to shoot Coca Cola’s newest television advert. The mountain town now appears in a one-minute campaign broadcast across all national television networks and online. The advert was filmed at the beginning of February on Frigiliana’s Calle Santo Cristo, and shows diners enjoying the brand’s drinks overlooking the town’s views.
Video credit: Coca-Cola Journey España

 

Fishing Licence – Velez Malaga: Can anyone tell me where the offices are in Velez Malaga to renew my fishing Licence. Many thanks in advance. Steve/Caleta de Velez
Email: stevebowen555 AT gmail DOT com

 

Windows News by DoctorLaptop
-The prices for a new copy of Windows 10 on the Microsoft website have gone up despite many writers suggesting there would be discounts as the end of Windows 7 approaches. New prices: Win 10 Home €145, Win 10 Pro €259. Have you made your System recovery disk image yet? If your hard drive quits you don’t want to have to buy a new copy of Win 10! Go to Settings/Recovery for instructions.
-Windows has now “recommended” no computers more than 3 yrs old be upgraded to Windows 10, they say you should buy a new computer before Win 7 goes obsolete in 9 months. Here are some new quotes from Microsoft’s Support page. Oh, and they want you to buy your new laptop from them or one of their sponsored distributors (BestBuy/Walmart/CostCo/Amazon).
“You can purchase and download Windows 10 on your device today. Although, if your computer is more than three years old, it might be time to consider upgrading to a new device.”
“While you could continue to use your PC running Windows 7, without continued software and security updates, it will be at greater risk for viruses and malware. Going forward, the best way for you to stay secure is on Windows 10. And the best way to experience Windows 10 is on a new PC. While it is possible to install Windows 10 on your older device, it is not recommended.”
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-7-end-of-life-support-information?icid=CXSMC_win7upgrade
-Many new computer processors will only be able to run Windows 10. Not Windows 7/8.1 or Linux. If you want to use these alternative systems you will have to buy a model that is Linux compatible, and you will pay more for this privilege (a monopolistic move by MS to crush the competition). If you want Win 10 but think you may ever want to use Linux (as Win 10 clamps down on 3rd party software and finds ever new ways to invade your privacy), be sure to buy a “Windows 10 + Linux compatible” laptop. -DoctorLaptop,  for all your computer repairs find my contact info in the Sponsor’s Section below.

 

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