DigameXtra No. 1415 Friday, Oct. 4th 2019

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Danny Boy’s Bar and Kitchen. This Weekend @ Danny Boy’s:
-Today (Friday): “Thank Folk it’s Friday” 17.30 DJ Graham will be hosting his radio show live on the terrace, playing songs and tunes from across our rich folk tradition. The first hour Graham will play his own choice of music, and then the second hour will be open to requests from our audience. Free snacks and nibbles for everyone.
-Saturday: 21.00 Karaoke with our very own Pocket Rocket Karaoke King Carlos.
-Sunday: 21.00 The Candlelight Sessions hosted by another Pocket Rocket Preacher Man, Paul Hayes. Come along and join our cozy music session to finish off your weekend in style. New musicians and singers always welcome to join our friendly session.
Brendan and Martina welcome you to Danny Boy’s.
Avenida America, blq 89, Torrox Costa. Tel: 642934483
Email: kizzycunningham@gmail.com

 

Cinema In English – October 4 to 10
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-Joker – Dir. Todd Phillips. With Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro. Weekdays 16:30, 19:00, 21:30; Sat/Sun 11:50, 16:30, 19:00, 21:30.
-Ad Astra – Dir. James Gray. With Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler. Fri/Sat/Sun/Tue/Wed 21:30.
-Downton Abbey – Dir. Michael Engler. With Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith. Fri/Sat/Sun/Wed 19:00.
-Five Feet Apart – Dir. Justin Baldoni. With Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse. Tue 18:45, 21:15.
-This week’s Alfred Hitchcock films will be The Birds. It will be shown on Thursday 10th at 20:00.
-For opera lovers, there will be a screening of a performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. This will be on Tuesday 8th at 19:45.
-For those in the West of the region, Tuesday is VOSE day at Yelmo Rincon De La Victoria (https://www.yelmocines.es/cartelera/malaga/rincon-de-la-victoria). On the 8th they will be screening Downton Abbey (19:00), Ad Astra (19:45), Joker (20:30) and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (21:55).
(Thanks again Doug! -Ed.)

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming event and excursion:
-Saturday October 12th- Excursion to the Salon of Varieties to see “Oliver”. Please come and join friends to see the musical Oliver. On arrival in Fuengirola there will be time for a meal before the show. Tickets available at the Centre price 31 Euros and 30 Euros with a Friends of Lux Mundi card.
-Wednesday October 16th – Sing along to the film “Grease” and buffet. Time 18.30 for 19.00. Tickets available at the Centre Price 8 Euros or with a Friends of Lux Mundi Card 7 Euros.
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 and bookings please contact the Centre Tel.952 543 334 Web site: www.lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards. We would also like to invite you to become a Friend of Lux Mundi, please call in the Centre for more information.

 

Costa Animal Society: Ladies and Germs, The Costa Animal Society is pleased to announce that our annual dog show Scruffs will be held on Sunday 13 October from 12:00 – 3:00pm in the Plaza de España in Nerja. Registration of dogs in one or more of 12 categories begins at 10:30am.
A few stalls still available!
Unloading will begin at 10:00 directly onto the Plaza de España just beside the Balcón de Europa. Two standard-sized tables and four chairs are provided though table coverings are not. The event will be inside the pavilion erected for the annual Nerja feria so there is no need for umbrellas, awnings or sun glasses. (In the event of inclement weather, the rain date will be the following Sunday 20 October though by then the pavilion will have been taken away.)
The price for the stall is only €10 which of course is a donation to
CAS. For more information or to reserve a stall you can reach Scott Huston on
603 416 632 or email: info AT Dentadanés DOT com.
To view official town hall poster for Scruffs see CAS’s Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/casnerja/

 

The Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning: Returns to Competa on Friday, 04 October at 11am at Cafe/Bar Lorena, Competa. If you are kindly able to bake a cake or donate a tombola prize or simply need more information about joining in the fun, please contact Cindy Jones 665156467 or
email: cindyjones19 at hotmail dot com.

 

Canillas MultiCultural Concert: This Sunday 6 October. 4 bands. Free entry.
952553254 for table reservations and info.

 

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Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  Greek House – 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/

 

SPANISH HIDEAWAY Casa Magel Bed and Breakfast:
Valle De Abdalajis, Malaga, Andalucia
Wow it is still so 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. Book now for October and November& December enjoy a complimentary bottle of Cava on arrival.
-3 nights B&B with delicious breakfast. 1, three course evening meal for 2 with wine plus 1 evening of drinks & tapas on site, 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. If you pre book you can visit the oldest cave drawings in Europe..
Casa Magel is 1 km on an easy unmade track from the typically Spanish Pueblo of Valle De Abdalajis which was named Nescana in Roman times.
Friendly hosts, delicious food, comfy bedrooms and fantastic views.
Lovely place to relax with a sparkling pool. There is a guest’s fully equipped kitchen with a 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.
An Ideal present for that special person. Vouchers are available
Check our website : www.casamagel.com
e-mail : casamagel@yahoo.com
Phone : 722879503 or 632298062

 

Weswoodwork: We make customized wooden furniture.
Any model, size or colour is possible.
Tell us your ideas and we can make your own design as well.
Have a look on our facebook page to see our latest work and reviews of our customers.
You are more then welcome to have a look in our workshop in Torrox.
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Dog Obedience Classes: Important notice– All Dog Obedience Classes start date postponed until Sunday 13th October due to continued excessive summer temperatures:
With the summer heat still continuing well into October, we are once again forced to postpone Obedience Training and Agility Classes until next Sunday the 13th October 2019, when the forecast is a temperature drop to 21 degrees. We sincerely apologise, but we must place the well being of all dogs in prime position and at current temperatures, training would be dangerous to their well being.
Dog Socialisation & Obedience Classes every Sunday morning at 365 Vets, Veterinary Hospital Centre, Caraterra 356, Velez Malaga. (Close to La Palma Garden Centre & Wood yard)(10am for Beginners & 11.30am for Advanced (Advanced is for Competent Obedience trained dogs only))
All dogs, large & small, well or badly behaved welcome. Discover how easy it can be to transform your dog from naughty to friendly, nice and well behaved, simply & enjoyably.
No appointments are necessary, we have No contracts, No up front payments, just nice, pay as you go, relaxed, friendly dog training sessions, held in the company of other dog lovers with similar dog problems.
10€ per session per dog.
A group which you can casually attend, without obligation, as often or whenever you want to, all you need is your dog, his collar & lead plus a bag of treats, for rewards for good work when he has done well. All are welcome.
Google Maps Link, Click Here. for driving directions to Veterinary Centre. https://goo.gl/maps/WF1yEFEPzSU2
www.dogacademy.es
Email: wendy AT dogacademy DOT es

 

Dog Agility Training Group postponed until Saturday 12th October: Important notice- All Dog Agility Classes start date postponed until Saturday 12th October due to continued excessive summer temperatures. With the summer heat still continuing well into October, we are once again forced to postpone Agility Training and Agility Classes until next Saturday 12th October 2019, when the forecast is a temperature drop to 21 degrees. We sincerely apologise, but we must place the well being of all dogs in prime position and at current temperatures, training would be dangerous to their well being.
Dog Academy Agility Group meets every Saturday Morning for a couple of hours ‘Fun In The Sun’ with our Doggy friends. All dogs love Agility, It is in their nature to run, jump and dive. An added bonus is that you become a little fitter whilst enjoying the company of your ‘Best Friend’. We are a long established, friendly group of like minded, canine enthusiasts who love to meet new, like minded people & their dogs.
Sessions cost 10€ per dog, and are held in a purpose built, dog friendly arena at our home which is fully fenced with ample shade and water.
Clear help & instruction will be given along with warm encouragement from other members and their dogs.
Here is a Google Maps Driving Link to help you navigate to our front gates. https://goo.gl/maps/tGGD5TtHosL2
We are a couple of kilometres past Arkwright’s English shop in Puente Don Manuel, driving access is all the way on tarmac roads, no tracks. NB. All dogs must be adult dogs, puppies and very young dogs cannot participate until they become adult.
Beginners welcome, all the best journeys start with a first step.
For any further information, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Telf 622 257 817 and Whatsapp
Email: wendy AT dogagility DOT es

 

New season of cookery workshops at Casa Montes Negros: Upcoming workshops at organic farm near Trapiche.
-Thursday 10th October. Breadmaking Workshop. Learn how to make the loaf that suits you, your lifestyle and your stomach! As well as basic bread, we will make more specialist breads such as soda bread and crumpets. Starts at 10.30 and finishes at 15.30. Includes a folder with all your recipes and lunch in beautiful surroundings plus you get to take your loaf home with you! Price 35 euros.
-Thursday 24th October. Spanish Tapas Cookery Workshop. Explore a exciting range of tapas dishes from all over Spain through a practical workshop. Starts at 10.30 and finishes at 15.30. Includes a folder with all your recipes and lunch in beautiful surroundings where you get to taste all your hard work! Price 35 euros.
-Saturday 2nd November. Preserving the Harvest – fermenting foods. Preserving foods through fermenting – we look at how to deal with the glut through practical and easy recipes such as sauerkraut and kombucha. Starts at 10.30 and finishes at 15.30. Includes a folder with all your recipes and lunch in beautiful surroundings. Price 35 euros
-Thursday 7th November. Vegan and Vegetarian Cookery Workshop. Vegan and vegetarian food is on the rise, and what better place to get some new ideas than in this hands on workshop. Starts at 10.30 and finishes at 15.30. Explore a variety of tasty yet simple dishes in a practical workshop. Includes all the ingredients, a folder with all your recipes, and lunch in beautiful surroundings! Price 35 euros.
All the recipes are made using local and organic ingredients.
We meet at 10.am. Meeting point El Cruce, Trapiche. Google link http://tiny.cc/6advdz
From there you follow us in your own car, or for those who prefer not to drive up to the farm we offer the option of collecting and returning you to the meeting point for an extra 5 euros per person.
To book your place contact Rachael on casamontesnegros AT gmail DOT com (or ring/Whatsapp on 0034 655 987 105) with your name and mobile number.
For more information about Casa Montes Negros farm, do take a look at our website and facebook page

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Axarquia Garden Club Plant Sale: Sat 5th OCT 11am-1pm. La Inglesia de Competa.
dgolson13@gmail.com

 

For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Various upcycled furniture.
-Occasional table/bedside lamp table. Measurements width 51cms Depth 32cms Height 60cms. Price 50€
-Diplomat Nostalgia vintage style bike with basket 7 gears vgc Price 160€
-Beautiful dresser in natural pine with new pumpkin knobs chalk paint and waxed Measurements Width 156cms Height 202cms Depth 40cms Price 295€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: 100% Organic Compost. Fall is a great time to use compost when putting in new plantings for spring blooms, topping up existing gardens and mulching around trees and bushes for overwintering.
Organic Compost helps feed plants with micro-nutrients in a form that is slow in release and most natural for plants to uptake. The humus (fibre) content provides roots with an environment that is easier to grow in by creating a lighter soil which maintains more moisture with better drainage. Micro-organisms, which are beneficial to plants, are attracted to these areas and work to the added health of a garden.
This compost is a careful and through blend of horse manure, chicken manure and natural organic matter, with absolutely no chemical additives such as herbicides, pesticides or other toxic waste. All the components are completely broken down through decomposition to create a clean, non odorous, friable mix that it completely safe to use around home, garden and lawn.
Comes in clean, sturdy sacks of 20L of volume. 6,50€ per sack.
To order and arrange for pick up:
ellen.amos@hotmail.com
Located in Algarrobo (pueblo)

 

For Sale: Three wooden garden chairs, as new, recently purchased but now surplus to requirements. Cost €35 each. Asking price €40 for the three. Torrox Park
Email: silwoodmg at yahoo dot co dot uk
Tel: 952 96 75 47

 

For Sale: Exotic rope model suitable for display/ shop. €25. Tel Paul 655201175
e-mail: batandball29713@gmail.com
Viñuela/ Los Romanes area.

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-FIAC Ecu HP 1.5 Electro Air Compressor, excellent condition. 60 euros
-Grex 1832 Compressed Air Nail Gun for brads 10-32mm V. little used, plus 3 boxes of 5000 brads – 10mm, 20mm, 30mm, each at least 75% full. 35 euros
-Electric Tile Cutter MC180N/110v Cut depth up to 33mm – will cut patio tiles and ladrillos 30 euros
Mac2286@gmail.com
Martin/Competa 951242177 – 635852756

 

Recommendations

Petsitting: Our 13 year old dog has just returned from 2 weeks with Petsitters Silvia and Mario in El Morche and is one happy pooch. He lived with them as a family dog in their lovely home, and had plenty of exercise, love and attention. Silvia sent regular photos, videos and Watsapp messages so we could see for ourselves how he was enjoying it. We will definitely use them again and would highly recommend their services. They can be contacted on
silviacaminante@gmail.com or mobile: 666782766 or 951 70 24 70
Maggie and Gerry, Torrox Park. Email: silwoodmg@yahoo.co.uk

 

Car matriculation: I would appreciate any advice on matriculating a car from Portugal to Spain. 2010 a3 diesel bought in Portugal 4 years ago for 20,000€. Can I get an estimate on the cost or should I sell it in Portugal? Please email lavery8879@gmail.com Thank you. Laura/Tavira Portugal

 

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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, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
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/
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