DigameXtra No. 1403 Sunday, Sept. 22nd 2019

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This coming week your U3A activities include:
-Monday, 9/23 at 15h in Torre, Petanque
-Tues 9/24 at 10:30h at ChikiBio Restaurant in Algarrobo Memoir Writing Workshop
-Wed. 9/25 at 11h at Richies Bar in Torrox Book Club
-Thus 9/26 At 10:30h MahJong Bar Ri-Jo Algarrobo Costa
In addition, coming in October at Chiki’s: The Magic of Hawaii: Presentation in PowerPoint over large screen TV, Sat. Oct. 5 at 18h in Chiki Beach Bio Restaurant. Norma, who lived for over 35 years in Hawaii, will present you, visually, the charms of this archipelago in the center of the Pacific. She’ll detail its Polynesian culture including the famous Hula, its topography quite special as its volcano is still active today, its geography and the distribution of its islands, its history typical of an indigenous gentle people whose destiny was redirected by white folks and its linguistic and social traditions. If you had liked to spend a couple of hours, in armchair travel, come and join us for a story taking you in the heart of the Pacific and of One Enchanted Evening… Please RSVP by Oct. 1st as seats are limited: norma2kk@aol.com.

 

Free Breakfast and Free Advice from Currencies Direct at Hudsons Bar – Torrox Costa?: Thursday 26th September at 10am.  Come have a chat about all things expat over breakfast. The topics include ExPat Concerns, Brexit, Taxes, Finance, Pensions, Legal Issues and Currency.
Contact me to reserve your place. See poster for full details.
Gaynor.p@currenciesdirect.com

 

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Malagalingo- Torrox Costa: What are you going to do this year from September?
Come with us to have FUN while learning Spanish
-less struggle, more joy > you’ll speak Spanish at last
-conversational approach
-also if your are just passing through
-single lessons for conversation from
-relaxed and fun atmosphere. On our outdoor terrace when the weather is nice
-certified native Spanish teachers
-in Torrox Costa – Very simple and free parking always available
-you are invited to attend your first lesson for free!!!
-Golden Club 50+ students aged
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Tel./Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
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Services Available Removal and Collection – Men With Vans: You’ve heard of a Man with a Van, now meet Men with Vans.
For all your local removal needs we have men and vans at your disposal. Whether you are moving home or need a single item moving, then we can help.
House clearance, Garage clearance and rubbish removals. IKEA, Bricomart and Leroy Merlin runs, we can even assemble your flatpacks. Give us a call.
Need something from one of the big stores in Malaga? Give us a call and leave it to us to deliver to your door.
Prices from 25 euros an hour.
Call or Whatsapp John on 622 067 357 or
visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/menwithvans
Based in Nerja and Torrox we operate throughout Andalusia.
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 2 items:
-6x pine chairs available 20 euros each or all 6 for 100 euros.
-Pine coffee table 133 cms long, 90 cms wide and 40 cms tall. 40 euros.
Competa area, near Kilometer 5 on Torrox Road
John, Telephone 663 578 150

 

For Sale: 1920’s wash stand with Integral mirror, renovated and distress-finished. Needs a bowl. 30 euros. To collect.
Joe/Frigiliana. Call 620 000 211

 

For Sale: Professional overlocker sewing machine with manual , carrycase and
boxed accessories. Make- Janome, Model- My Lock. Amazon price €699. Asking price €300 o.n.o. Would suit avid hobbier or flamenco dress maker. Torre del mar area.
Call Kennedy on 630 792 368 or
email kennedygoldsmith@yahoo.co.uk.

 

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Help identifying this bug: Hi Naythan!! Thanks for all your effort into keeping digameland alive and well!!
Can someone please help with identifying this type of bug? And if it is dangerous? Found it on a leaf inside our pool skimmer. The body length is about the same size as the diameter of a euro coin.
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Autumnal Equinox 2019- The First Day of Fall: In 2019, the autumnal equinox occurs on Monday, September 23 at 07:50 UTC. The equinox occurs at the same moment worldwide. The autumnal equinox— also called the September or fall equinox— is the astronomical start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere.
Is the Autumnal Equinox Really the First Day of Fall? Based on the astronomical definition of seasons, yes, the autumnal equinox does mark the first day of fall (in the Northern Hemisphere). However, according to the meteorological definition of seasons, which is based on temperature cycles and the Gregorian calendar, the first day of fall is September 1. Read more interesting autumn equinox info here:
https://www.almanac.com/content/first-day-fall-autumnal-equinox

 

Churches / Worship

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
www.CornerstoneInternationalChurch.com

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services
-Roman Catholic Mass, service in English, there will be no church service throughout the month of August. Information for the September services is to be confirmed at a later date.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 , Web site: www.Lux-mundi.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 Competa: The next services of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, will be Sunday the 1st of September 2019 and
Sunday the 6th of October 2019 both at 5.30 p.m. As always, thanks to Father Liviu, Parish Priest of Cómpeta and Don Jesús Catalá, Bishop of Málaga.
Any enquiries to the Rector:
The Revd. Canon James Tayler 95 203 04 61

 

Welcome to the services of the Anglican Parish of Nerja and Almuñécar:
Our parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar, and surrounding area. It is our commitment to draw them into a closer relationship with God and his church. We are kindly offered the use of local Roman Catholic churches.
Sunday Eucharist Services
Almuñécar
9.30 am – Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (The Fishermen’s Chapel). This small chapel is situated towards the western end of the beach and set back near the Chinasol Hotel and seafront. There is a Eucharist every Sunday from November through to March, and there is a Eucharist service on every alternative Sunday (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month in April, May, September and October). There are no services during the hot summer months of June, July and August.
Nerja
12.00 noon – Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucía. There is a Eucharist service at this time throughout the year. The church is within easy walking distance of the first large roundabout as you drive into town from the Malaga direction, by the bus station.
All further information regarding the parish and the weekly services is to be found on our website – www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk
If you wish to contact us directly, the e-mail is; cofenerja@gmail.com
The Revd Nigel Thomas, Priest in Charge

 

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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/
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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