DigameXtra No. 1347 Saturday, July 20th 2019

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O’Learys Torrox Costa- weekend line up:
-Saturday 2130hrs We are absolutely delighted to be the venue where Paul Hayes makes his long awaited comeback from a nasty injury! Our Irish brother is back with his soulful voice and never ending song repertoire! Songs from every genre, mixed with the odd little story or joke, we’ve missed having him perform so join us and welcome him back in style!
-Sunday 1700hrs O Learys SAXY SUNDAY is back! Once again, Sax to the Rhythm will be blasting out some great classic and modern tunes on his sexy sax! Always a big crowd pleaser, our terrace is the best place to be this Sunday evening!

Cochran’s Irish Pub- Nerja: Lee Townsend live solo show Fri 16th Aug, 11:30pm
Paseo Balcón de Europa. Calle Salón, S/N, 29780 Nerja, Spain


LGBT Wonder Gay Festival- Torremolinos: Monday 22 until Sunday 28 July. Gay themed beach and pool parties, drag shows and concerts at different locations in the town centre and on the Bajondillo Beach.
Last year’s festival attracted thousands of people from all over Spain and organisers are predicting that this year’s event will surpass all previous editions.
Ticket for the main events cost between 10 and 20 euros and can be purchased in advance from www.wondergayfestival.es or on the day of the event. A wristband that allows entry to all parties costs 55 euros. FB-Link


Exhibition of paintings and objects: In the first two weeks of August local artist Coby Bloemsma will be showing her latest works in the Sala Real 98 in Frigiliana. Its on Calle Real, the main street in Frigiliana, a few doors from the church.
The exhibition is called “Body Language” and consists not only of paintings in oils and acrylics of the human figure but also weird and wonderful objects made of wood, plastic or porcelain with collage effects. You will find more details on the above poster or contact Coby at
cobyinspain @ gmail . com (without the spaces)


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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave UK 26th July – Arrive Spain 28th July.
Leave Spain 7th Aug – Arrive UK 9th Aug.
Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month.
We can add or amend these dates if viable.
We cover the UK and Southern Spain.
Full or part loads undertaken.
Full insurance with British Insurance Company
Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request, hard copies always carried on vans.
Your goods are handled only by us and moved on our vans and kept in our own storage.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo and South Wales and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area or Visa Versa.
For more information and prices please visit our website www.euroam.co.uk
email: tonyroam@btconnect.com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Yoga on the Beach: Come to enjoy stretching, breathing and relaxing, increase your energy levels by starting your day waking up your body to the sound of the ocean! Monday – Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am,throughout July and August
Classes take place on the beach in Torrox Costa below the glass viewing point close to the lighthouse, and are given in Spanish and English. Payment is by donation (suggested donation is 5 euros).
Mats provided, no experience needed, everybody welcome – just turn up! Come wearing comfortable clothes, and bring a big towel and a drink of water.
For more details please contact Daniel Abby by phone or WhatsApp:
(+34) 622536717


Beat the Heat Fitness Classes: Our fitness classes are always all year round in our fresh air gym – great for the mind and body! Classes at 8am are Metafit HIIT, Static Cycling and Kettlebells. We also offer Aqua Fitness classes great for low impact exercise and rehab. Aqua Fit is at our gym pool at 10am Wednesday or we can travel to your pool with kit. We also offer professional Personal Training. We are based in Competa. CIMSPA registration number: 039488.
Contact: chili.leisure@gmail.com Tel: 616 341 709


Wanted, Garden shears sharpening: Is there anyone who knows where I can get a couple of garden shears sharpened ? The Vinuela, Velez Malaga area would be handy. Brian, Puente Don Manuel Email: taylorinspain AT gmail DOT com


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 3 items:
-small tent, easy to put up, brand Quechua, 17.50 euro
-air mattress with build in pump 120*200, 15 euro
-air mattress Quechua 120*200 with separate pump 120*200, 25 euros
Competa. Call Adrian or Cecilia 616311333 or
Email: ceelaika AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: Samsung S8 Plus, (Single Sim). Phone is in very good condition. Charger, lead, adapters and original box. 255 euros ono. Keith, Velez Malaga Area. Tel. 650698685 or email peakayoneatmsndotcom (at = @ and dot = .)


For Sale: Indesit IS70C Freestanding Tumble Dryer Price € 50, Buyer collect. Colour: Polar white, 7 kg drying capacity, Condenser drying
Reservoir full warning light. 85 cm high; 60 cm wide; 60 cm deep
Torrox Campo, Exit 4 Competa road.
Please call Marion on 620 70 59 49 or
email jppkneepkens @ aol dot com


For Sale: 3 mtr square sun parasol. Cream coloured. With crank handle and footpedal to adjust 360° positions. Excellent condition.Only 6 months old. 180€ ovno. Collection only from Casabermeja. Sue. WhatsApp: 637163461



Rapid Developments in Media Tech Are Unavoidable: Most people like some form of media entertainment: movies, books, radio, games, etc. Big tech is attempting to “enhance” and “personalize” all media experiences so as to increase their value (profits), and to justify the need for the consumers to all upgrade their devices (more profits). You will need some basic vocabulary to understand the “improvements” big tech is just now beginning to offer us.
The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality.
Put simply, the difference between virtual, augmented, and mixed reality is:
-Virtual reality (VR): A fully immersive experience where a user leaves the real-world environment behind to enter a fully digital environment via VR headsets.
-Augmented reality (AR): An experience where virtual objects are superimposed onto the real-world environment via smartphones, tablets, heads-up displays, or AR glasses. The Pokemon Go game was a test to see public reaction to AR, it was wildly successful.
-Mixed reality (MR): A step beyond augmented reality where the virtual objects placed in the real world can be interacted with and respond as if they were real objects.
See some amazing examples of AR in the video below. Full article: Source Article


Churches / Worship – Listing on Saturday & Sunday

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King.
Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30am. Also Prayer meetings every Wednesday at 11.00am.
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/CN8qXQJUfms


Cornerstone International Church
Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am. Bible based, Non-Denominational Christian Church in Torre del Mar area of Malaga, Spain. A culturally diverse family of believers in Jesus Christ.
Cornerstone International Church, C/Solera 2, Local 2, 29740 Torre del Mar.
Whatsapp: +34.634540519


Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services
-Roman Catholic Mass, service in English every Saturday, at the Centre 5pm October to June.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
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 please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334
Email: luxmundi AT lux-mundi DOT org


Puente Christian Fellowship
Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national Bible-believing community of Christians who meet in the church’s meeting room each Sunday at 11 am to worship the Lord. The church hall is underneath Maroma Immobilaria, Puente Don Manuel Cruce de Periana – 29713.
The location and directions of how to find us are on our
website: https://evangelicalchurchelpuente.com


Church services in English: The Anglican Congregation of St. Barnabas, Torre del Mar and Cómpeta.
Following the dislocations of the past three months we are now able to return to our regular First Sundays at 5.30 p.m. for the monthly Celebration of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church in Plaza Almijara.
The next service will be at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday July the 7th.
Services at the Lux Mundi Centre in Torre del Mar are unchanged, at 11 a.m. every Sunday.
Any enquiries to the Revd. Canon James Tayler on 952 03 04 61


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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, Nerja Car Boot

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
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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