DigameXtra No. 1364 Friday, August 9th 2019

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Cinema In English – August 9 to 14
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-The Secret Life Of Pets 2 – Dir. Chris Renaud. With Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet. Weekdays 16:30, 18:25; Sat/Sun 12:15, 16:30, 18:25.
-The Lion King – Dir. Jon Favreau. With Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor. Sat/Sun 12:25; Mon/Tue 17:00, 19:30, 22:00.
-Fast & Furious: Hobbs And Shaw – Dir. David Leitch. With Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham. Sat/Sun 12:05; Mon/Tue 17:00, 19:40, 22:20.
Thursday’s timings haven’t yet been published, but are likely to be the same as Monday and Tuesday. (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)

 

Adele Tribute feat. Nikki Rae: Bar Atila, Sat 3rd Aug 9pm.
Calle Buena Vista 9, Puente don Manuel Tel. 663 393 987

 

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Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  We will be closed for holiday from 22July until 27August. 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, Tuesday 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 cream, 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/

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Spanish Hideaway Casa Magel Bed And Breakfast
Valle De Abdalajis Malaga Andalucia
Wow it is getting hot! Time for a relaxing break.
Come visit Casa Magel and chill in our lovely sparkling pool, we have added an extra treat to our mini breaks. Few dates left in July & August, enjoy a complimentary bottle of Cava on arrival.
3 nights B&B with delicious breakfast. 1, 3 course evening meal for 2 with wine plus 1 evening wine & tapas in a local bar …165€ for 2 sharing double en suite room. Extra nights 55€
Our ever popular offer of 2 nights B&B with 1 evening 3 course meal with wine is 110€ for 2 sharing double en suite room. Extra nights 55€.
Lots to do & see, close to Antequera, El Torcal, El Chorro and the Ardales lakes are wonderful for swimming in this time of the year. Caminito De Rey is also close by.. The Wolf Park and Convento Magdalena are 10 minutes away.
Casa Magel is 1 km on an easy unmade track from the typically Spanish Pueblo of Valle De Abdalajis which was named Nescania in Roman times.
Friendly hosts, delicious food, comfy bedrooms and fantastic views.
Lovely place to relax with a sparkling pool. There is a guests fully equipped kitchen with honesty bar selling limited range of drinks, snacks and freezer meals, picnics made to order or bring your own.
Great place for celebrating with friends, read our reviews on Booking.com and our website.
Ideal present for that special person. Vouchers are available
Check our website : www.casamagel.com
e-mail : casamagel@yahoo.com
Phone : 722879503 or 632298062

 

For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Stripped back dining table with 4 high back suede chairs antique white with dark wax Measurements Length 90 cms Width 80cms Height 76cms Price €150
-Ikea easy chair Price €55
-Ikea sofa bed Depth: 85 cm Seat depth: 55 cm Seat height: 38 cm Height: 83 cm Bed width: 120 cm Bed length: 185 cm Mattress length: 185 cm Mattress width: 120 cm Mattress thickness: 10 cm Price €85
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale – Sony Cybershot DSCH200. Sony bridge Camera perfect for anyone starting out with photography. Includes a case (broken zip) 32gb memory card, rechargeable batteries with charger and transfer cable. In perfect working condition, no scratches or marks. I can give a tutorial on how to use it if required. 75 euros.
Isabelle/Dawn, Nerja, tel/WhatsApp 634-423-059
towellfamily at Hotmail dot com
more photos available on request.

 

For Sale: travel cot with carry case – ideal for guests or in rentals. In good condition, clean with no tears. 25 euros ono
Dawn, Nerja, tel/WhatsApp 634-45 42 34
towellfamily at Hotmail dot com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Samsung computer monitor. Model SynMaster151s. Size 15inch. Good working order. 10euros
-Tesco colour TV and remote. Model. 19830. Size 19inch. Has the following connections. Scart, HDMI, VGA. Good working order. 20euros
-Roof Bars (universal). Size Length 45inches. Adjustable fitting. Make- Cruz. 20euros
NO OFFERS on any item all priced to sell. Location. John/Iznate. Phone. 646857775
Email. casabuenavista55@yahoo.co.uk

 

For Sale: Baby Auto Child’s car seat suitable for child weight from 9 kg up to 36 kg.
Manufacturer’s Installation manual is included. The price is €50. We live near lake Vinuela and we will give full directions to interested buyers. Peter.
Email us at pdibden@hotmail.com
Phone 0034 605826358

 

For Sale: Beautiful modern glass table surplus to requirement size h44cm w60cm l100cm. €50. Godfrey / Competa 951067737/604350683

 

Wanted: Henry Hoover in excellent condition. Price & location please? John/Torre del Mar ; johnnerdingatlawyerdotcom

 

Wanted: Does anyone have a sofa which is in very good condition that they wish to sell?  Harry in Malaga
boogieboogie93 @ outlook.com

 

Correction- For Sale: Sorry folks (and to Naythan!)
2ft6inch clean mattress for sale. Canillas De Albania. Buyer collect. Easy access. No tracks. Contact Jean on telephone WhatsApp 666819623. After Friday lunchtime for viewing.

 

Recommendations

Severe Weather Alerts – Nerja & Granada, Andalucia. Yellow Warning for Extreme High Temperature 37+C possible for Nerja, in effect from Friday, 12:00 PM CEST until Friday, 10:00 PM CEST.  39+C possible in Granada Friday, and significantly higher in the concrete/stone plazas! Always carry water if you must be out and about during the worst of the heat! Source: State Meteorological Agency. https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/nerja/302197/weather-warnings/302197 & https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/granada/306729/weather-warnings-17571/306729

 

A Chorus Line at the Soho Caixabank Theatre in Malaga: The musical, to be launched by actor Antonio Banderas as the opening show in his new theatre project, opens on 18 October in Malaga but is already being promoted around the country.
Antonio Banderas co-directs the show, to be performed in Spanish but maintaining some of the original song lyrics in English, with American actress and choreographer Bayork Lee (who performed in the original show in New York in 1975). The actor has said that anyone who wants to see him on stage will have to go to the Malaga theatre as he will move on to new acting commitments next year.
While the show will not officially be launched until 19 September, Banderas has said that tickets will be on sale at prices ranging between 18 and 70 euros.
Full article at: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/201908/02/chorus-line-gathers-wind-20190802110109-v.html

 

Meteorite Shower- The Tears of St Lawrence: In Spanish the phenomenon is known as Lágrimas de San Lorenzo – the tears of St Lawrence – because the best viewing nights often occur around the feast day on August 10th of the Spanish saint martyred in 258 AD. The meteorite shower is visible across the northern hemisphere but will be especially good in southern Europe. The shower has been active since the 17th of July and will continue until August 24th. Activity will peak this weekend and early next week, when the best stargazing expected on the nights of August 11th. 12th and 13th before the moon becomes full on the 15th and the sky to light to view the expected 100 meteorites falling per hour.
Stay up late or for the best results rise early as some of the best showings occur just before dawn.
The shooting stars are visible to the naked eye so no need for binoculars or a telescope but allow yourself to become accustomed to the darkness which usually takes around 20 minutes. And have patience as the shower comes in spurts – nothing for a while and then a sudden flurry of activity.
Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20190808/stargazing-when-and-where-to-see-the-perseid-meteor-shower-in-spain

 

More Bad News For WhatsApp Users:
-A series of vulnerabilities in WhatsApp which could permit hackers to tamper with conversations have been made public. On Wednesday, Check Point security researchers revealed three methods of attack. According to the team, the bugs “could allow threat actors to intercept and manipulate messages sent in both private and group conversations, giving attackers immense power to create and spread misinformation from what appear to be trusted sources.”
Facebook (who owns WhatsApp) said the WhatsApp bugs were due to “limitations that can’t be solved due to their structure and architecture,” according to the Financial Times. Well that’s not very reassuring now is it? Source Link

-Free online services allow you to track a WhatsApp user’s location easily via their mobile device. There are up-sides and down-sides. Is it keeping track of your kids or is it spying on your partner? You’ll have to decide for yourself. All you have to do is get them to click on a link you send them. Watch this disturbing video for details. I post this for educational purposes only, never track anyone without their permission.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDg-64Dwwd0

 

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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

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/
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EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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