DigameXtra No. 1360 Monday, August 5th 2019

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La Bodeguilla Happy Hour + Live Music: Tuesday 6AUG, 3pm. All drinks 2 for 1.
C/ Antonio Millon 11, 29780 Nerja, Spain FB-Link

 

Honky Tonk Cats: The boys are back, Saturday 10th August at 9.00pm in Bar Atila – The Honky Tonk Cats will be rocking the night away, Because of the massive popularity of our Saturday music we will be providing a paid buffet at €10 per person on certain Saturdays. This Saturday there will be a buffet and we will require a €5 deposit per person for reservations already made and any new ones for the Honky Tonk Cats. FB-Link

 

An exhibition by James Wilmot LRPS: Is on at the Turisimo de Torrox costa and will now run till the 27th of August. The exhibition consists of photographs taken in India, Sri Lanca and a selection of photographs of the artists choice.
The exhibition will continue in Frigiliana from the 29th of August to the 29th of Septemberin La Casa de La Cultura de Frigiliana.
For any further information please contact James Wilmot at wilymot@gmail.com

 

The Jacksons: Thursday 8th Aug, 8pm. Celebrating the life of Michael Jackson 10 years after his death and the 50th anniversary of The Jacksons, original members Jermaine Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson and Marlon Jackson will perform live at an AMAZING concert.
Club de Tenis, Puento Romano, Marbella. http://www.costadeldisco.com/buy_tickets.html

 

Jennifer Lopez: Thursday 8th August. Marenostrum Castle Park, Fuengirola.
http://www.costadeldisco.com/buy_tickets.html

 

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Hello! In Malagalingo we have changed our schedule for the single conversation lessons in Spanish (€ 5/hour).
From now on, the schedule will be as follows:
Every Tuesday and Thursday
– from 10:00 to 11:00 for basic level
– from 11:00 to 12:00 for intermediate and advanced level
And remember: you don’t need book in advance. You can just turn up on a Tuesday or Thursday whenever you want.
We are in Torrox Costa, just opposite Mercadona
The school will be open all summer, also throughout the month of August.
And of course, we also keep going in summer with our regular courses and summer intensive courses.
Have a very happy summer!
MALAGALINGO Tel.:/Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
malagalingo@gmail.com
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For Sale: Settee, never used, only stored, cost 1000 euro brown leather material 350 euro overall length 240 buyer collects Bridget, Archez. 636624736
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For Sale: 26 inch LG TV complete with wall bracket. Ideal for bedroom or kitchen.€75. Collect from Venta Baja. Ray.
Email whiteleyray@gmail.com or phone 630333012

 

Wanted: 12 Lt Halogen oven. Anyone out there with a 12 Lt Halogen oven they no longer use and would like to sell? Broke a piece of mine. John/Benamocarra
john mac 2601@ g mail.com

 

Wanted: Doors. I would like to replace all my old pine interior doors and wardrobe doors with new white ones. Any recommendations where to go ? I live in nerja. Sarah
sarah.mcnulty@yahoo.co.uk

 

Recommendations

Jumping jehosofat (fleas) !!!: Despite my dogs and cats having had their flea and tic control meds, I have a problem with fleas. I have one chair, no carpets. Every day I have fresh bites. I have removed the covers and washed them, and sprayed the chair completely, but I still have them. I don’t see them and I don’t feel them, but I am left with extremely itchy bites.
Does anyone know of a product to eliminate these pesky critters? Please text or call me.
Pamela. WhatsApp. 609040709

 

Internet: Could anyone recommend an internet provider please, in the Caleta de Velez area.
casalevante1@gmail .com Thank you. John.

 

Doctors HALT the menopause: Revolutionary 30-minute procedure delays the process by 20 years and tricks the body clock with ovary tissue implant into armpit. A new 30-minute operation that tricks their biological clocks into thinking they are much younger than they are. The revolutionary procedure is set to transform the lives of thousands of women who suffer severe side effects of the menopause, such as osteoporosis and heart problems. For millions more, the appeal of delaying the menopause would be a reduction of often debilitating physical and emotional problems such as hot flushes, a reduced sex drive, night sweats and mood swings.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7318435/Doctors-halt-menopause-Revolutionary-procedure-delays-process-20-years.html

 

The world’s biggest accessible geode opens today in southern Spain:
Reduced groups will be able to view the giant gypsum crystals that were discovered 20 years ago in Pulpí, Almería. Geodes are cavities in the rock that are typically lined with quartz, calcite or gypsum crystals, formed quite simply from a recipe of water, minerals and lots of time.
Pulpí’s is now the biggest accessible geode in the world – the largest one is in Naica in Mexico, but temperatures of 50ºC and a difficult location make it impossible to visit. While there has been some concern that tours of the Pulpí mine could lead to the deterioration of the exquisitely translucent crystals within, Tecminsa geologist Francisco Javier Fernández Amo insists that the risk is minimal. He says that the University of Almería has designed a monitoring system that includes alarms if visitor numbers are exceeded, as well as sensors that control temperature, humidity and CO2 levels.
Costing €22 per person, the group tours take a maximum of 12 visitors on a visit of a stretch of 500 meters inside Mina Rica, ending at the massive geode.
Tickets info: http://www.geodapulpi.es/
Source article: https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/07/30/inenglish/1564499931_206119.html
Photo: Paco Bonilla

 

 

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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
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Nerja 952 524 519
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