DigameXtra No. 1306 Monday, June 3rd 2019

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Choir: A couple of years ago, we had a small choir running successfully in Torrox Costa. It was called Amicorum. For various reasons – we lost the venue, people moved away, there was no keyboard available, and I moved up to the Viñuela area – we were forced to stop. I have to drive to Torrox and Nerja in future and would like to resurrect this group if anyone is interested.
The choir was different from a couple of other notable ones in that participants needed to be able to read music and ideally have some experience of singing one voice per part. We sang all sorts of music, from 16th century English and Italian madrigals to modern Spanish song, via negro spirituals, Christmas carols, and rounds.
If you are interested in singing, or can provide a venue (we sang in a room in a private house), or a keyboard for rehearsal, please do contact me. Also let me know what voice you sing (SATB). Many thanks, Mike (Viñuela).
musicus AT outlook dot es

 

The Pink Purple Zep Fest II, 28 June: Only 4 weeks to go to Estepona’s rock event of the summer! Only 2 more weeks to buy weekend pass tickets!
If you want to attend both nights and want the best price, don’t delay!
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Sofia Ellar in Granada: On Sat. June 8, 2019, 9pm, the singer Sofía Ellar will perform in the Industrial Copera hall in Granada. How can I contact the organizer if I have questions? Via e-mail: ticketing@oneworldmusic.group

 

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CycleNerja: Bike rental and cycle hire in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana. Free Bike delivery and collection service is available anywhere in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana and the inland villages. Professional Carbon Race Bikes, 29er Mountain Bikes & Electric Mountain Bikes. Free delivery subject to a minimum rental value of 90,00 euros. Contact via https://cyclenerja.com/ Contact also located under our banner in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section every day.

 

New!! This Summer in Malagalingo:
INTENSIVE AND SUPERINTENSIVE SPANISH COURSES
-18 or 28 hours per week
-1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks
-Communicative and conversational method. Playful approach.
-Super-reduced groups (Maximum of 6 students)
-On our OUTDOOR TERRACE when the weather is nice
This summer, take advantage of your stay to learn Spanish with us!!!
You’ll speak Spanish at last
Check the details in the attached document below or on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/malagalingo
And for more information come to see us at our School
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Tel./Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
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Work Wanted: I am a responsible, Spanish boy who is interested in doing small jobs (pet walking, garden watering, transporting boxes, etc.).
I live in Algarrobo so can work there or in areas nearby.
If you have any tasks I can help with, please call +34 634 687 058 to discuss. Thank you. Lidia

 

For a complete party: Would you like to have a fantastic concert or party evening at your villa, house or location of your choice?
You’ll have the best blues, jazz and soul music. Standards classics and covers of Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Otis Redding, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles and more.
An international repertoire in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Italian) sung professionally by a reputed Trio from the area: TRINITY (Also available with the addition of a percussionist and a bass player!)
A music played in 432Hz tuning, harmonizing all the frequencies of the body, leading to a state of well-being. We will make your party unforgettable, bringing that uplifting vibe that we all desire!
Do not hesitate to contact us, personalized quote depending on your needs. Sound equipment included.
We can also offer the possibility of an excellent Italian chef, who will agree with you to prepare an excellent menu, aperitif, cocktails,etc. what you prefer!
Do not hesitate! contact us: dana10marzo@gmail.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 3 great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Pasta set consists 6 bowls and one large one Price €15
-Rustic Castillan cupboard with beautiful markings Measurements Width 61cms Depth 36.50cms Height 80cms Price €80
-Assorted making dinner set consists/ large oval plates 12 dishes 12 plates 6 large cups and saucers 4 small cup and saucers Jug 1 large bowls. Price €20
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Headboard for double bed (145 x 100). Great condition. 45 euros.
-Ladies genuine ‘Rab’ jacket. Excellent condition, 35 euros (size 10-14 uk).
Tel Jan on 646381332 or janetgill_9@hotmail.com. Vélez de Benaudalla área.

 

For Sale: Easy Snap Laminate Flooring. Buche LOC1611A with the underlay (Still in its original packing/unopened). 4 Packs with underlay. Size: width 1380 x Length 193 x Thickness 6mm.
Each pack covers an Area: 3.2 square meters. Total area covers. 12.8 meters
Price: 40 euros ; Location: Torrox Campo
Please Contact Jane on: 07958 789170/Watts App.
Email: kingswoodjane@hotmail.co.uk

 

For Sale, 2 items: Repost ad reduced prices
-Two identical glass and wood cupboards, with two drawers. 198x88x32 price E45 each.
-One full glass cupboard with mirror in the back and light inside. 171x66x35 price E35.
All in spotless condition! Transport from Torrox Campo required.
For intel: bobnolet@gmail.com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Two Ikea Tornviken kitchen islands (126x77cm) with stainless steel shelves in good used condition. One with Oak worktop: 90 Euro. One without worktop: 75 euro.
-2x matching Ingolf bar stools with backrest (63cm high) 30 euro each.
Or everything together for 200 euro. Torrox Campo. Contact Eline on 627 871 532 or
email eline AT cuatrocolinas DOT com

 

For Sale: selection (54 approx) Vinyl Records. Various:- pop, jazz, compilation etc. Majority single but there are a few Double albums. Not in 100% original condition. 50 euros the lot. Buyer takes all! Keith Tel: 650698685 or email peakayone at msn dot com (lower case at=@ dot=.) Velez Malaga area. Could meet at Eroski if that helps?

 

For Sale: Job lot of Galvanized Bolts.
8 Bolts Diameter 12 x 160
16 washers int. Diam. 14/44
6 Bolts Diam. 12/80
12 washers int. Diam.
7 Bolts Diam.10/110
7 washers
6 tooth washers
Job Lot Price 26,40€
Ghwerner @ gmail. Com WhatsApps. 689255704
Competa, but could meet at Mercadona / Algarrobo

 

For Sale: Fantastic Lime Large rectangle parasol in excellent condition. 3mts long x 190cm wide. Note The lower part of the pole does have slight marks but won’t show when under table. More pics on request.
40€. Alcaucin. 623011802 Dannidoesamerica@yahoo.co.uk

 

For Sale: Inflatable boat + accessories. 3.6meters and made to a very high quality by EXEL Boats of the West Midlands. Boat features and inflatable keel, floor and seats made of aluminium. Sold with transom launch wheels, 4 stroke, 4 horsepower Yamaha engine. All like new. Folds into 2 storage bags that can easily been transported in a car. Ideal for fishing trips or family fun with no ongoing costs, ie. marina or storage fees. 1150€ ono. For further information contact via mobile/whatsapp +44 7518799953. Lorena/Torrox Costa

 

Wanted: 4 single, clean mattresses. Please send photos, location and price.
Thank you, Angela/Torrox Costa
angiejrogers@gmail.com

 

Recommendations

Casa Magel: My wife and I have just returned from a two night break at Casa Magel which is regularly advertised on this site. Well there is an old saying “If something sounds too good to be true, then it usually is”. Absolutely not the case here. For just €110 we had 2 nights at a lovely country cottage with a great pool and shady relaxation area with armchairs and settee.T he breakfast was superb and the dinner with a bottle of wine was restaurant standard. Add to this the beautiful countryside and lovely hosts and you just wonder how they do it for the price. We will certainly be returning again soon.
Brian and Vera Page. Nerja. brianpage60 at hotmail.com

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

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