DigameXtra No. 1250 Saturday, Mar. 30th 2019

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DigameXtra on Facebook On Hold: Due to again being locked out of my FB accounts  for the umpteenth time I cannot continue to post daily DigameXtra issues on FB. I am working on it but FB support is almost useless, their identity confirmation won’t send my mobile the reset code, I don’t know anyone they show me photos of, I can’t send them a scan of my utility bill as it’s included in my rent, and evidently I don’t know my own birthday! To be honest I am ready to quit FB all together. I will update in a few days. -Ed.

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Cancelled: Nerja Residents Day cancelled Sunday 31st March due to forecast, postponed to 7th April.
Wendy.sedella AT hotmail DOT com

 

Casa Magel B&B: A wonderful break for spring and summer.
-We have a new offer of 3 nights B&B with one 3 course evening meal for 2 with wine and 1 evening of wine & tapas at our local tapas bar. Price 165 € for 2 people sharing a double en-suite room.
-We still have our popular 2-night stay with B&B and 1 evening meal for 2 price 110€. Any additional single night is 55€. For longer stays, we can arrange a discount.
CASA MAGEL is surrounded by beautiful scenery, a walker’s paradise. Lots to do in the area. Walk the famous Camino Del Rey. The beautiful turquoise lakes of Ardales, Quad Biking, horse riding. Visit Antequera, a beautiful town with the most churches in Spain (27), it is only a 25-minute drive away. Close by is El Torcal with the amazing landscape just like Fred Flintstones land. Great for star gazing. Visit the Wolf Park and see Wolves in their natural habitat. Howling nights when the moon is full.
We are an hour away from the beautiful city of Malaga, the international airport and the Costa Del Sol. Our little town of Valle De Abdalajis is very typically Spanish, friendly with tapas bars and restaurants and a couple of supermarkets. Plus local shops. We also have a fantastic museum, (our town dates back to the Roman era), when it was called Nescania.
Check out our website www.casamagel.com phone 0034 772879503
Spanish Hideaway CASA MAGEL
Sat Nav Co-ordinates 36.920529, -4.684685
CHECK IN TIME – From 2.30pm
Link for Caminito del Rey Tickets http://www.caminitodelrey.info/en

 

Potters Bar & Terrace, Nerja: Saturday – Great acoustic entertainment from Gonzalo, Roger & Elspeth. Enjoy a really chilled couple of hours Sing-A-Long, plus free tapas throughout. It’s a great evening, so come & join us. Sunday – Jazz, Coastline Dixielanders including Sunday roast €10/person. Reservations 0034 685435767

 

Nerja History Group (NHG)
For all interested in Spanish History
-Last Meeting of the season, Friday 5th April
“The Limestones of Andalucia” by Jim Ryan who is a published author of guidebooks in Andes, Ireland and Andalucia. (The Mountains of Nerja, available at Smiffs)
A fascinating Talk about the flora and fauna as well as learning about how the rocks formed and moved into the mountains we have today.
Meetings & Talks conducted in English. 11.00 am start at the Nerja Museum, Plaza Espana, Nerja.
Numbers are restricted so please arrive in plenty of time, from 10.15, make your 6 euro donation, reserve a seat and nip out for coffee, returning in time for the 11.00 am start.
Christina Sinclair, Co-ordinator Nerja History Group, 687 602 057, www.nerjahistorygroup.com

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Wanted, Professional Gardeners: Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga.
We are looking for professional gardeners in the Digamextra area!
We have some clients who cannot plant their own Vetiver Grass and are constantly asking for Gardener referrals.
Presently we have Andy Daffurn from Andalusian Exteriors featured on our home page and we would do the same for you.
It would include your contact information and a single page of your own on our website.
It would have a link to your website or Facebook page.
Here you will be able to add photos showcasing your projects. We also provide discounts to industry professionals.
If you have an interest please contact us for a visit so we can demonstrate how we use Vetiver throughout the EU.
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Mobile: (34) 692 288 657 Ask for David

 

The Complete Audio/Video Service:
Transfer your Videos/Cine films to Dvd or Pen Drive.
We offer a complete video/audio service.
Video Tapes (All formats Inc Betacam) transferred to Dvd or Pen Drive.
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Colour Slides transferred to Dvd slide show or files on cd
Video Conversion any format or Region. File transfer.
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We can now offer multiple copying of Dvd’s & Cd’s at special prices.
Video to Dvd ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof) per tape
Discounts available for quantity.
Free collection & delivery Nerja area.
Tel Richard 659458020 or email nerjavideo@gmail.com for a quotation.
Visit our website www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information and prices.
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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave Spain 5th April – Arrive UK 8th April
Leave Spain 25th April – Arrive Spain 27th April.
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.
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.
Face book Tony Roam – WhatsApp Either Number

 

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 3 items:
-Hisense 32in wall mounted smart tv with remote control.Price €125.00
-Pine wardrobe Width 108cms Depth 56cms Height 200cms Price €125.00
-2 ikea svansbo bench Length 120cms Depth 50cms Height 30 cms.Price €15.00 each
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com

 

For Sale: Business opportunity – Beautytek Premium
I have a used Beautytek Premium machine for sale. This could be an opportunity for someone interested to start their own beauty business or for a hair or beauty salon to diversify. You could even work from home.
Full training by a certified Beautytek trainer is included and you will get a certificate as a Beautytek technician at the end of the 2 day training course.
Beautytek is one of the best working non invasive treatments for fat reduction, skin tightening in face and body, breast lift and a real alternative to surgery.
For more information please watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBNXtgLbLyU&t=14s
Price including training is 5700€.
Please give me a call or email me if you would like to see the machine which is located in Competa or for more information. Martine Tel 626 027 817
Email: martine_linden AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Modern Scandinavian rugs/tapestries Swedish designs 100% wool. 150 x 95 cm. €100 each. Call Francis (Nerja) tel. 95 252 5472
Email: francisgintz AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Glass outdoor table 150cm X 90cm. Only 1 year old. Will need transport. 50€
Joy 610955826 Torrox campo
Email: floodyjoy AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Silver Crest Mini Oven with Grill ,SGB 1200 B1, 35€ WxHxD 42x25x37 cm, the Mini Oven is easy to use to grill, cook and bake, in perfect working order, reason for selling, bigger oven is needed.
-Daewoo KOG 637 RS, Microwave/Grill Combi– Autocook, perfect working order, WxHxD 46x36x28 cm, price new 100 €, will accept 50€
-Bathroom cupboard with 2 mirror-doors, 1 shelf, 60€ WxHxD 80x78x16 cm, in mint condition
Buyer collects: Torrox-Costa, 659 593 353, Marion
Email: wwhuss AT web DOT de

 

For Sale, 2 items: Bicycle Tires and Cycling Shoes
-2 Hutchinson Python off road bicycle tires, 26 x 2:00 Little used as I switched to road tires. €25
-Specialized Cycling Shoes If you are looking to try out clipless pedals then this is a cheap entry point. These are mountain bike shoes which means the cleats don’t stick down making walking almost impossible. Size would probably suit a male US size 9 1/2 – 10 While these have been well used they are in good shape and have lots of life left in them. I have upgraded to carbon ones. Cleats not included. €25
Andrew/Frigiliana. More pics on request.
Email: andrew-clarke AT shaw DOT ca

 

For Sale: Trolley for small dog or cat, 36 x 34 x 36 cm. Can be used as a rucksack. Only used twice, new price €80, selling at €40. Becky, Competa, wapp 608822298
Email: beckyspanien AT gmail DOT com

 

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(So far no one has written in support of remaining on FB. Personally I strongly agree with Linda, but I need to consider what’s best for the blog. FB does provide good SEO that helps keep DigameXtra at the top of search results. No time to deal with it now, will update on this soon. -Ed.)

 

Message for Ian and Linda from Scotland: To Ian and Linda from Scotland who stay in Frigliana, my phone was stolen with all my contact nos, please contact Barbara/Competa tel: 0034 722545127.
Email: b.walton127 AT btinternet DOT com

 

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