DigameXtra No. 1304 Friday, May 31st 2019

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Cinema In English – May 31 to June 6
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-Rocketman – Dir. Dexter Fletcher. With Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell. Fri/Sat/Sun/Thu 16:30, 21:25.
-John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Dir. Chad Stahelsky. With Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry. Fri/Sat/Sun/Thu 18:00, 22:30.
-Aladdin – Dir. Guy Ritchie. With Will Smith, Mena Massoud. Fri/Thu 18:50 Sat/Sun 12:15, 18:50.
There are no VOSE screenings on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday as it is the twice yearly Fiesta Del Cine and they fill the cinema by cutting the prices.
-For opera lovers, there will be a screening of a performance of Gounod’s Faust from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. This will be on Thursday 6th at 20:00. (Cheers Doug! -Ed.)

 

BBQ @ Potters Bar & Terrace, Nerja: 1st Summer BBQ this Friday with live music on the terrace. Only €10 per person. Don’t miss out, reserve your table by contacting 0034685435767. Also take a look at our current entertainment schedule.

 

Closing Early Saturday Night, La Casita Griega-Torrox Costa: Sorry for any inconvenience, but we will be closing the kitchen early on Saturday June 1st , at 9pm. Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  La Casita Griega – Greek House – it’s a new restaurant located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. We offer you a little piece of Greece with our Greek home made specialties. Our opening time is from 19.00, Thursday thru Sunday. Monday closed. Also, you can enjoy our specialties in lunch time, between 13.00-15.00, with reservation on the telephone number 642585049. You can choose meat specialties ( Gyros, Souvlaki, Bifteki, Sutsukaki, Mussaka), cheese ( Feta Psiti, Feta Saganaki, Hallumi), vegetables ( Greek salad, Hummus, Eggplant creem, Mezze, Tzatziki) or sea fruits ( prawns or octopus), all of this accompanied with our special Greek pita bread. We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! https://la-casita-griega.business.site/

 

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Nerja Household Center: M-Sat 10-13:30. Castilla Perez #10 Nerja. 672 170 429

 

Wanted: Some Restaurants or Bars are looking for an very good Chef and kitchen aid with a lot of experience in creative, fusion or traditional kitchen. Only coast line from Nerja to Caleta de Velez. Possible to start immediately. Interested ? Please call John Tel.681 040 976 and WhatsApp. Kind regards John.

 

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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

 

For Sale: 2 great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster below.
-Patio table with 4 chairs Measurements Length 150cms Width 90cms Height 70cms Price €170
-Patio table with smoked glass with 6 matching folding chairs. Measurements Length 150cms Width 90cms Height 70cms Price €160
Contact Jackie/ Nerja 672170429 info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Sail of ropes. For Boats people and Yachties, 2 diameter 20 mm ropes each 30 meter long, never been used O,80 €/m
ghwerner @ gmail.com WhatsApp 689255704

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Fit bit ladies watch special edition, also an unwanted item still in the box and sealed. Great for getting fit. Two changeable straps, lilac and black 24/7 heart rate tracking, sleep tracking, fitness goals, on wrist payments with fitbit pay, real time pace and distance with phone GPS. 150.00 euros new now 100.00 euros or nearest offer.
-Brand new ladies bike Barracuda Womens Dorado 7, still in the box. Due to an over-order this an unwanted item. 300.00 euros or nearest offer, will deliver if necessary or meet halfway. The bike in the photograph is exactly the same as the one in the box, very easy to put together. Amazon link https://www.amazon.co.uk/Barracuda-Womens-Dorado-Bike-Turquoise/dp/B00L9BUGIU/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ladies+bike+baracuda+dorada+7&qid=1559245172&s=gateway&sr=8-1
Steven/Caleta de Velez 665-253-689
email minstrel1963@hotmail.com

 

For Sale: TV unit, 92 cm width. 40 cm depth. 58 cm high. Adjustable shelves. Perfect condition. On casters for easy movement. Located in El Morche. Please call Valerie, 629 648 269.

 

Recommendations

Fish and Chips: Can anybody recommend a restaurant in the Nerja Torrox area that serves really good Fish and Chips, please email Michael/Friggy on mikestevenitt@gmail.com thank you.

 

Tech Tips by DoctorLaptop

While you’re sleeping, your iPhone stays busy snooping on you- Washington Post: http://republicbroadcasting.org/news/while-youre-sleeping-your-iphone-stays-busy-snooping-on-you/

 

Secret Scores, Apple gives you a TRUST rating, just like you get in China – and it’s based on your phone call and email habits: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/7303020/apple-trust-score-phone-calls-emails/. The new system was quietly added as part of the new iOS 12 update for iPhones. In China, when your Trust (social credit) rating is low, you cannot get loans or insurance, buy airline tix, get credit cards, etc. Do you really believe Apple is not selling this info to financial firms in the rest of the world? So the next time you apply for health insurance be assured that company will scan your social media, and personal info provided by these data collectors, before determining your new rates. For example, if you’ve done a lot of Google searches for diabetes expect your rates to rise significantly, even if the searches were in regards to a friend, to Google it looks like YOU are the reason for the search. However, there is a way to benefit from these shenanigans… you can use this to your advantage. Next time you order an item from the internet, use an old, low budget computer. You will get a significantly better price than if you order using an expensive new €1500 MacBook. This is called “dynamic pricing” and it’s pretty much a given in today’s online marketplace. Basically, it means that retailers can charge you more for an item than they’re charging someone else, based on where you are, what you’ve been looking at online, and even what kind of device you’re using to shop.  https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0405/How-retailers-use-dynamic-pricing-to-get-you-to-pay-more

 

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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

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

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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