DigameXtra No. 1267 Thursday, Apr. 18th 2019

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Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – Open Sunday: Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden is equally beautiful in rain or shine!!
Open this Sunday, Easter Day, 10-4.
Ignore the forecast and bring your umbrella, raincoat, wellies, bikini and sunscreen.
You’ll get the usual warm welcome whatever the weather and, of course, live Chamber Music.
Just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar, directions at www.kittyharri.com
Jete, Granada, Spain +34 609 706 210

 

Ventana Abierta Jazz Club: No Land Trio en Concierto, 27 Apr.
Juanma Domínguez (double bass), Aitor Bravo (drums) and Jorge Fernández (piano)
From the País Vasco, this band comes to Nerja for the first time. His music, inspired by the great piano trios of jazz history (Bill Evans, Keith Jarret, Fred Hersch, Brad Mehldau …), convert their repertoire into their own compositions, as well as some arrangements of original themes.
His style is strongly marked by the multiple musics that have developed during his musical career. Thus, the training, which starts from a purely jazz and communicative point of view, goes through different approaches to jazz such as free jazz or modern jazz, through classical music or flamenco.
Day and hour: April 27th – 9’00pm
Place: Hotel Plaza Cavana
Address: 3, Granada Street – Nerja
Price: 18’00€ Armchair / 12’00€ Stool
Reservas / Booking: 690073871 / ventana.abierta.acp AT gmail DOT com
Web: www.ventana-abierta.es

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del mar coming events & excursions:
-Every Monday –Knitting & Crochet Group. Come along to learn how to knit or crochet or just join a group of like minded individuals to help make ponchos & wraps for the ladies and waistcoats for the men. Ursula who speaks English, Spanish and German will be here to help everyone. Time 11.00 to 13.00 at the Centre.
-Every Monday – German Coffee meetings. Time 15.00 to 17.00.
-Every Tuesday 11.30 to 13.00 & Thursday 16:30 to 18:00. – Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. Price 2 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 1 Euro.
-Every Wednesday – Art & Craft Group. Join friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Art group meet and help each other with various forms of art, water colours, pastels etc. The craft group are currently making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding and Zentangle. Time 14.00 – 17.00 at the Centre. Price 5€ or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning, Boutique & Books. Time 11.00 to 13.00. A wonderful opportunity to meet friends and make new ones over a cup of coffee, tea or fruit juice with a piece of homemade cake. Time to browse our boutique with a range of new and nearly new clothing and accessories. Our household goods have some surprising bargains! There is also a wide stock of second hand English books. You can book tickets for coming events and excursions. There is also a little bit of paradise to enjoy sitting in the garden. We look forward to seeing you.
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 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org; Web site: www.Lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

 

Games Afternoons-Fridays: The Games Group wish you all a very Happy Easter Because of the holiday We will not be meeting up this Friday See you all next week. Polly on madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk

 

Exhibition by Coby Bloemsma: Local artist, Coby Bloemsma, is showing her latest paintings in the studio of the art group ANEDA, in Calle Granada 84 in Nerja. It’s up the road from the Centro Cultural, but on the other side of the street, almost at the top. The exhibition is on until the 5th of May.
To get an impression of her work, visit her website www.cobybloemsma.com.
If you would like to see this exhibition, give Coby a call and arrange a viewing. (without any obligations)
Email: cobyinspain AT gmail DOT com Telephone 616502906.

 

Bea’s Postamt: Thursday 18Apr, Open Mic & Live Music with Bernd Bernado, 9pm. BLQ 80 Torrox Costa FB-Link

 

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For Sale, 3 items:
-Lovely leatherette bed frame with king size foam mattress .Approx measurements 200cms x 160cms Price €220
-2 green plastic sunbeds with reclining headrests Price €25 each
-Double bed in pine surround with Solid pine headboard. Measurements approx 200cms x 160cms.Price €150
Contact Jackie /Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com

 

Author Alan Williams latest release is now available!: SOME RANDOM BLOKE! This is the true and heart-felt autobiography of the Welsh author Alan Williams now living in Torrox. It is both fascinating and humorous, but also delivers a graphic and moving insight into one of life’s devastating diseases. Now available in paperback at £ 7.99 through Alan’s website: www.real-als-alcoholism.com

 

For Sale, 2 golf items:
-Mens Driver, Callaway (seen on the picture in front) 11 degrees/Regular Flex/hardly used, very good condition, 50€
-Ladies Golfclubs: Fazer Firepower Low Torque, good condition. Irons 5 – 9, P, S; Woods 3, 7;
Putter (Viper)in Fazer bag. Price for all 40€
Gabriele/La Herradura area
Email: nassgrosser AT aol DOT com

 

For Sale: Original painting. Flamenco in yellow, 40 x 50 cm framed, 295 euros. On display at
Restaurante Sevillano – El Rincón, Calle Gloria, Nerja. Margaret/Torrox
Email: mariordan AT aol DOT com

 

For Sale: Beautiful lamp. 50€. Contact Madeleine in Arenas, +34699757798 or
Email: mvaderlind AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Black leather chair 2 years old in Very good condition Pull out foot stool 100 euros. More pics on request. Carole/Torre del Mar
Email: carolemarjorie AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale:
-Practye ENE26x1 Hammer Drill/Jack Hammer. €7.50
-Practye angle grinder with spare discs €12.00
-190 mm Compound Mitre Saw 750 watts. Rarely used. €30.00
Email: gillandroy AT hotmail DOT com OR 633634644
Roy or Gill ; Collection from Sayalonga.

 

Wanted: Car. Looking for a cheap little car on Spanish plates. Brenda LA Herradura area.
Email: brendacooper341 AT yahoo DOT com

 

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Travel insurance: Can anyone recommend a travel insurance company that covers existing conditions. We will be travelling from Spain to Hong Kong. Irene/Torrox 611357902
Email: ireneadams50 AT icloud DOT com

 

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Gmail Users Alert: Google Knows What You’ve Purchased by Scanning Your Emails. Twitter users have discovered that Gmail is scanning email receipts to link non-Google purchases to a user’s Google account. Google uses this data to list individual purchases inside a user’s Google account and also shows additional information for some purchases. It’s not clear how long Google has been collecting this purchase data or how to opt-out of this data collection. The data shows individual purchases and supporting information for some purchases which can include subscription details and estimated fulfillment times for physical goods. Google says that the sources for this purchase data include “order receipts or confirmations received in Gmail”. It’s unclear how long Google has been collecting this data but one Twitter user claims their account shows five years of purchase data.
You can currently view this “Purchases” data inside your own Google account by selecting the “Manage purchases” option under the “Payments and subscriptions” section of myaccount.google.com. You can also see the source for each purchase by selecting “Info” and then “Where’s this from?”
Overall, this “Purchases” data revelation is yet another stark reminder of just how much intimate information Google collects about us on auto-pilot.
So, if you’re not happy with this data collection and want to switch to an email provider that respects your privacy, try Protonmail.com. It doesn’t scan or mine your emails or personal data.
Source: https://reclaimthenet.org/google-knows-what-youve-purchased-by-scanning-your-emails/

 

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