DigameXtra No. 1277 Tuesday, Apr. 30th 2019

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What’s On

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1. This week, exactly Friday May 3rd at 4pm, unmissable appointment! Dana & Gianni at Chez Christel’s, the soul in the voice. Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Billie Holiday, George Gershwin… and more! and also original songs. An international repertoire in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Italian). A music played in 432Hz tuning, harmonizing all the frequencies of the body, leading to a state of well-being. See you there! Avenida España, Edf. Nautico,12 Torrox Costa tel. 649 50 06 10
2. Trinity Trio “Jazz Blues and everything in between” will play in Alhaurin el Grande, Carretera de Coin 23 at C.A.S.C. saturday May 4th, at 6,30pm. info/booking 633 455 780


Sunday 5.5 Biker and DOG event: Starts at 12.00
We collect blankets, towels, dog food etc. for abandoned dogs.
Free paella in exchange for dog food, blankets, etc.
Organizer Asociacion Motera Benefica Malageña and APISMAM – Animales rescatados del Maltrato.
Corazon Blanco Para los Animales is also participating. Nice jewellery, clothes and other for sale in Corazon Blanco´s rastro stall.
Come and have a nice Sunday and help abandoned dogs.
Place: Recuperaciones Prado Del Rey. P.l Prado del Rey S/N, 29700 Velez-Malaga.
Near El Ingenio on the other side of the motorway.
Email: marja.kotiranta AT outlook DOT com


Jack’s Bar, Torrox Costa: Open Mic Tuesday 6-9pm, Avda Esperanto centro interacional bloque 86 FB-Link


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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 5 items by Sponsor:
-Blue 3 seater sofa. Measurement Width 200cms Depth 90cms Price €60
-Ikea 6 drawers Width 80cms Depth 49cms Height 123cms Price €75
-Ikea 3 drawers Width 80cms Depth 49cms Height 78cms Price €40
-Ikea shelf /bookcase Width 62cms Depth 25cms Height 165cms Price €25
-Green plastic table with 4 matching chairs Measurements Length 135cms Width 85cms Height 72cms Price €35
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com


For Sale, 3 items:
-Pushchair/Buggy Maclaren Techno XT , good condition, not used very much, photo makes it look more blue, it’s actually very dark grey/medium grey 95 euros
-Baby’s Cot made by Blasi Bed, to fit 60 x 120cm mattress (not included) Very good condition, sturdy wooden cot with drop side, locking wheels. 65 euros
-Dinghy Intex Explorer Pro 200 with 2 sets of paddles and pump, H2O 4m water slide and 4 boogie boards. Plus inflatable sit on crocodile, inflatable goal for pool and size 40-41 swim fins. 45euros the lot, or will separate.
Vanessa 663313943 Venta Baja (near lake Vinuela) Buyer to collect
email: vanessa.in.spain AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Stove and Oven. Wide 85 cm, deep 50 cm, height 99 cm
In good condition, no scratches or dents. Including gas bottle. Only 70 Euro
Competa Road, green roadsign 12. Tel 951 067 797
Whats App 626 683 359
Email: mariaispanien AT hotmail DOT com


For Sale, as lot: Golf Items
Ladies golf clubs. 2 X drivers. 1 X pitching wedge. 1 X sand wedge. 6 X irons. 4,5,6,7,8,9. Complete with pull trolley.
Mens golf clubs. 2 X drivers. 1 X putter. 1 X sand wedge. 1 X pitching wedge. 7 X irons. 3,4,5,6,7,8.9. Complete with pull trolley. Assorted tee’s & balls.
Spare golf bag. 50 Euros the lot. Call Bill 610902019. Collect from Torre del Mar. More pics on request.
Email: billbedford99 AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Heavy duty hose approx 15 metres. with attachments. 10 euros
Shirley/Puente don manuel area
Email: shirleyromero21 AT hotmail DOT com


For Sale: TK-PET Premium “Pequeña” Dog Crate. 63cm long x 43cm wide x 49cm high.
Folds flat for transport. cost 46€ only 5 weeks ago. A mistake, they grow! Only 25€
John/Campo near Torrox will meet. 628 282 518 with WhatsApp.
Email: johnmlovell AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Books by local author John Hardy. John Hardy will be selling signed copies of his books at the following venues in May:
-Wednesday 1st May Viveros Florena Spring Fair, Competa, 10 – 4
-Sunday 5th May Día del Níspero, Sayalonga, 12 – 5
-Friday 17th May Lux Mundi Spring Fair, Torre del Mar 11 – 1
All the books will also be available, including books of short stories of crime and mystery, some set in the Axarquía. Some of these have been translated into Spanish and German. If you’re learning Spanish, why not buy one of the books in Spanish and the equivalent English or German version, to use them as parallel texts. Reading is an enjoyable way to improve your language skills and Spanish vocabulary.
John will also have copies of the newest book ‘Driven by Conflict’, a collection of stories about people involved in conflicts of many and various kinds, from the domestic to the international. Some of the stories are bleak, as stories of war and hostilities often are, whilst others are much lighter and even of a humorous nature. Many of them are romances and love stories. The conflicts and wars which are behind the stories range in time from 1000 BC up until the present day. They take place mainly in Europe and the Middle East and the majority are events that involve Great Britain, Spain and Israel, and the hostilities that they were involved in.
We also have the books at home in Sedella if you are looking for an unusual present or a treat for yourself!
For more information on all his books, visit http://www.johnhardybooks.com or
contact: wendy.sedella AT hotmail DOT com or phone John on 616055986 (Whatsap)


Wanted: I know it’s a long shot but does anyone have a set of tyre levers for a motorcycle that I could borrow for a couple of days. I am in Torrox but can pick up from anywhere in the area. Mark.
Email: mdvoverton AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk


Wanted: Dark wooden writing/computer desk, with drawers. Please send pics and price required. Will collect. I live in Competa. Tina.
Email: tinataylor1933 AT gmail DOT com


Wanted: Dog Crate suitable for a medium size dog. In an ideal world about 100cm x 70cm and 75cm high and fold flat for transport. W.H.Y. ?
John, Campo near Torrox will travel a 30km radius.
Email: johnmlovell AT gmail DOT com
628 282 518 with WhatsApp


Pocapecunia: The charity shop in the Calle Bella Vista in Nerja, will be open normally on Wednesday, the first of May, a holiday in Spain.
10am-1.30pm. neppobrouwers AT yahoo DOT ca, tel. 645 179 071



Open gardens?: In 2017 there was a weekend of Open Garden events. It was in the Orgiva region and very enjoyable. Is this happening again and if so can someone give details please? Sandra/Nerja
Email: sandra.coakleyevans AT gmail DOT com


Malaga airport: Best way I have found.
-Dropping people off.
Follow the signs to ‘departures’ on the high level.
Keep to the right, where it says “Authorised only’ for some reason, not to “Parking”
go through the ticket barriers, go into the car park and drop people in the yellow hatched area. You then leave, and have 15 minutes FREE on the ticket – so NO Charge
-Collecting people. When they come into the arrivals hall, they should go straight ahead towards the coffee shop,  then up the two long escalators behind it into the DEPARTURES area.
There are loos there as well, which is convenient.
Then make their way to the car park, on the top floor, as before.
You then have the choice. Either guess what time they will arrive and pay a small amount on the ticket
“Lurk” outside the immediate zone, in Macro car park for example on the main road, or in the slip road opposite the brewery, and then your guests ring you as they come through into arrivals and start the process
You then go to “Departures” as before, and meet them on the yellow hatched area, and
again do this within the 15 minutes, so pay nothing
“Lurking” means you have to be on the ground level, not the high level
You go UP on a slip road to the right just past the petrol station on the roundabout
Have fun! Peter, Nerja. Email: pmacleod50 AT hotmail DOT com


Malaga Airport: To pick up we tell everyone to collect baggage then phone us three rings, go upstairs to departure, walk across the road to tobacco shop and walk to the back of car park and wait. When you hear the three rings you are actually parked in plasamayor, just passed the airport turn from malaga on motorway (coin ) free parking and shops to look at whilst waiting for call, by the time your guests have called and walked up to pick up point is the same time you arrive at airport hence no parking charge or long waits. Dropping off is Easy just get your ticket drop them off then go within 15 mins saving charges. To pick up we leave
a couple of hours earlier to have a burger pop into IKEA or to DIY stores nearby as we live in competa Regards malcolm. malkempster AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk


Airport drop off: You can no longer drop off people outside the airport but must use their drop off ‘Express’ carpark. As you approach the terminal building you now have to go through a barrier to pick up a ticket then proceed into the Express car parking area. The first 15 mins are free but then after that I think the minimum cost is 2.30€ plus a minute by minute charge after that. This is fine if you are literally just going to drop off a passenger and luggage there, then drive straight out again.
I used it once but the ticket barrier is a little way from the entrance and there is often a queue caused by other cars blocking the carparking areas or just dithering about! It took a little while to find a space then I made the mistake of popping into the terminal to use the loo. By the time I came out and then joined a queue to exit the carpark, I ended up paying 3.45€ at the barrier.
Next time I simply used the short stay carpark which gave me much more time and was far cheaper, and I also use this for pick ups too. To access the short stay carpark you need to follow the P1 signs and stay on the ground floor area, do not follow departures or go up the ramp towards the terminal building.
Barbara/Torrox, wickseyb AT hotmail DOT com

The topic of Malaga Airport Pickups is now closed. Thanks for the responses. -Ed.


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