DigameXtra No. 1298 Friday, May 24th 2019

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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 722879503
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

 

The Sunshine City Band: Hi folks, yes we are back at Ellen’s Atlantis in Torrox Costa this Saturday, 25 May for another evening of entertainment in aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Association. Looking forward to seeing you all! Contact Kate 07969490612.

 

For One Night Only: Direct from The UK, Scott Dee’s tribute to the 150million album seller ”Englebert Humperdinck” this Saturday 25th from 8.30 at ‘Fitzgerald’s Cafe Bar and Restaurant’ below Supersol by the Town Bridge in Nerja.
Tickets just 10€ available on the door or telephone 951 550 585 for table reservations!

 

Boatyard Bar: Sat 25th May at the Boatyard Bar ”Miguel el Manga” Playa el Playazo
Sing and Dance the Afternoon Away with the one and only ‘‘Paul Lockey and friends”
Miguel will again be cooking up ” 2 x specials” for just 7€
Entry just 5€ includes your first drink , beer, wine or soda!
Gates open at 1.30pm Food from 2pm Music from 3pm
Reservations, telephone Cathy on 685435767 ”the boatyard bar it rocks”

 

Punta Lara Quiz: The next quiz at Punta Lara Bar, for CAS, will be on Friday June21st.
tmwall1@btinternet.com

 

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H M Heating: We give advice on pool heating, plus
Solar and Winter Pool Covers
Solar hot water
Solar Electric systems
Repairs and Installation
Contact: Malcolm Butcher. Tel: +34 652970608 (Spain) Competa
Email: info AT hmheating DOT es Web: www.hmheating.es

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 3 items:
-Excellent white coffee table with top that rises . Measurements width90cms depth 60cms height raised 59cms Claes 40cms Price €55
-Siemens multi oven/ microwave Measurements width 60cms Depth 55cms Height 46cms Price €125
-Ikea large low coffee table Measurements Length 148cms Height 45cms Depth 95cms.Price €75
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429 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: Solid metal window Reja 150 x 120cm buyer collects from Competa 25euro, Rob, telephone 634313809
email robbers1551@gmail.com

 

For Sale: Two large plant pots. No chips, 50cm diameter, 45 cm high, 15 euros each or 25 euros for two. Tel or text, 639005546 Dave, Puente don Manuel area.

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-UPC Uninterruptible Power Supply – APC Smart-UPS, heavy-duty battery power backup, by Schneider Electrics. Industrial standard. Keep important and sensitive electrical items running through a power cut. Ideal for router, computer, monitor, printer, TV, phone, etc. Don’t lose work on computer when the power dips. Maintains steady current, levelling out fluctuations and acts as a surge protector for all your valuable equipment. Has eight output sockets. Alarm “bleep” lets you know the power is off, useful at night. New models cost between €420 and €650. This one in full working order will cost you €45 More pics on request
-Baby’s/Toddler’s Tableware – Melamine and plastic tableware Two plates and bowls featuring cartoon characters and sets of six different coloured Ikea plates, tumblers and bowls, knives, forks and spoons. All barely used by grandchildren on short holidays. €10
-Large Poppy Canvas – Dramatic large canvas picture 77cm x 77cm x 2.5cm deep €12
Contact Ray, Competa Campo, WhatsApp/Telephone 658354661.
Email: fayandray AT msn DOT com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Sunbeds, 2 sunbeds with removable arms and thick mattresses plus table 45€ the lot
-Radiators, Two radiators 25€ each
-Gas Fire, Hose and regulator attached 40€, with empty Repsol bottle add 10€
Buyer collects Mezquitilla. Carol 634329311
Email: carolann2911 AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: a nearly new, hardly used Inflatable Kayak, with 2 Oars. €200.00 o.n.o. More pics on request.
Torrox Costa, Penoncillo Area Contact: Pamela on 633041002
or pamela.hill@hotmail.co.uk

 

FREE- Liverpool / Nerja Memorabilia: Free to good home. Free to a good home (probably with Liverpudlians in it): 3 copies of Marketplace Nerja from the 90s, as well as a Nostalgia Special from The Liverpool Echo. It´s full of photos & memorabilia & calendars from Liverpool from the 1800s onwards. The 1st person to offer to pick this all up at my place of business (central Nerja) gets it all for free!
Buyer collects in Nerja.
Please contact me at: thiscatsabroad at gmail dot com

 

Rental Found: Wanted to Rent, In Viñuela/ Alcaucín area, for month of September. No longer required as this accommodation has been found and booked. Tom/Vinuela tom21hol@gmail.com

 

Recommendations

Pikilia Restaurant: I discovered a Greek restaurant in Torre Del Mar. It’s called “Pikilia”
Avenida Antonio Tore Tore 22 – 29740 Torre Del Mar. Very good
Panayotis/Valez Malaga; pmabundancia@gmail.com

 

Recommendations required: Sewing machine servicing. Does anyone know where I can get a sewing machine serviced, anywhere between Nerja and Torre del Mar?
Thanks – Tony in Torrox Park,
oddjobtony AT gmail DOT com

 

Tech Tips by DoctorLaptop

Windows 7 Update Problem Latest Info: Until the dust settles with this Processor Chip Threat fiasco I recommend all Windows 7 users turn off Automatic Updates. Holding off for 4 or 8 weeks on updates won’t be a problem, that will give time for a “proper” fix; the current panic response fix is poorly conceived. I have had a dozen calls in the past 3 days where user’s Win 7 computers have had big problems after attempting to do the recent batch of updates, which include the processor patch I previously warned about. There are 2 problems occurring. One, if the update installs, the computer is now very slow, as if you are on a slow internet connection. Two, the computer tries to restart itself after the update, or tells you to restart it, but that leads to a startup failure/restart loop and endless error messages. Problem #1 has no remedy and as of now cannot be undone! If you have Problem #2 try turning it off and on a few times, waiting 5 minutes between restarts. You will probably have to force the shutdowns by holding down the poser button 5 secs.,  something I normally warn against; in this case there is no alternative since it’s stuck in a restart loop with no access to on-screen shutdown buttons. If it still won’t start you’ll need a Win 7 install dvd/usb media to boot from to  run recovery tools. I can fix Problem #2 for you if necessary. Call DoctorLaptop to make an appt to drop it off, I’ll need it overnight. My contact info is in the Sponsor’s Section of every issue.

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa
Sunday: Valez Malaga, Torre del mar, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Ambulance: 061
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Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
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