DigameXtra No. 1429 Friday, Oct. 18th 2019

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Kitty Harri’s Scupture Garden Open Sunday 10-4: The inauguration of the latest addition to the Sculpture Garden takes place on Sunday.
Come and see the beautiful Obelisk and meet its creator – Keith Prendergast from the UK.
Many, many other sculptures for your enjoyment, set in a lush tropical garden!
Live Baroque music from The Chamber Players complements your visit as usual.
Don’t wait any longer. You’ll not be disappointed!
Open 10-4, only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar.
Directions at www.kittyharri.com
Only a couple of places still available for the Nov 6th mosaic and mosaic table workshop. Jete, Granada 609 706 210


Cinema In English – October 18 to 24
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Joker – Dir. Todd Phillips. With Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro. Daily 22:00.
-Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – Dir. Joaquin Ronning. With Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning. Sat/Sun 12:10; Mon/Tue 17:00, 19:30, 22:00; Thu 17:00.
-Gemini Man – Dir. Ang Lee. With Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Wanstead. Tue 22nd 18:30, 21:00.
-A Rainy Day In New York – Dir. Woody Allen. With Timothee Chalamet, Selena Gomez. Tue 22nd 18:05, 20:05, 22:05.
-This week’s Alfred Hitchcock film will be Rope. It will be shown on Thursday 24th at 20:00.
-For opera fans, there will be a screening of a performance of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. This will be on Thursday 24th at 20:30.
-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 22nd they will be screening Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (21:00), Zombieland: Double Tap (19:50), Gemini Man (22:15), A Rainy Day In New York (20:40) and Joker (20:45). (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)


Mama Paula quartet: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 1-4 PM. Chiringuito Tropy, Calle Real s/n 29751 Caleta de Velez, Vélez-Málaga 29751  FB Link


Midnight Mechanics: Sun 20th Oct 3pm. Restaurante Venta El Cortijo, Frigiliana.
Come and party at Frigiliana´s best music venue.
Live music, one of Marc´s hot buffets and a coach if required.
€15 a head. Music starts @ 3pm, Buffet @ 4pm and a return coach journey.
On the buffet. Individual Toad in the Hole, Vegetarian Curry, Rice, Roast potatoes, Seasonal Veg and Beefy Onion gravy. (You all know how big Marc´s Yorkshires are!) See you there!
Tickets available direct or with Jackie at the Nerja Household Centre on Castilla Perez, Nerja.
Address: MA-5105 Frigiliana a Torrox Km4, Frigiliana 29788 FB Link


The Duo at Bar Atila: Saturday 9th November at 9.00pm. The Duo that interacts with the audience in music and dance, fantastic fun. Calle Buena Vista 9, Puente Don Manuel.
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Halloween Party: Fri 1st Nov, w/ DJ Mark Peters. Our Bar, 39/40 CC El Zoco,
Mijas 29649.  FB Link


Miss Fortune “Sings”: Fri Oct 18th, 9pm. Cerveceria Mis Tapitas (Billy’s Bar). Puente don Manuel. FB Link


Little Less: Playing at La Bamba Sat Oct 19th 11:30pm.
Cortijos Romero, Viñuela 29713  FB Link


Live Music Session @ The Beer Garden, Nerja: Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5 PM
Avenida Mediterraneo, corner of Chaparil, 29780 Nerja FB Link


The Silver Beats, the best Beatles tribute on the coast: Saturday Oct 19, 19.00.
Casa Grande, Calle San Isidro, Nerja 29780
Pre-booking for food. Menu: Creole casserole with spicy rice. 17.50 € incl. 1 glass of wine / beer. Bar tickets 5 € incl 1 glass of wine / beer. FB Link


Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events:
-Wednesday October 30th – Quiz Night. Please come and enjoy our Quiz Night at the Centre. Team up with friends and pit your wits in this fun quiz. A light hearted evening which includes supper. Bar available and there will be a prize for the winning team! Time 18.30pm for 19.00. 7Euros for room fee or with a Friend of Lux Mundi card 6 Euros available at the Centre.
-Friday November 1st – The Centre will be closed for All Saints Day.
-Monday November 4th – Half Orange “Bring and Share” Lunch, widows, widowers and singles group. You are welcome to join us and make and meet new friends at the Centre. The group also meets on the other Mondays of the month for coffee, walks, visits to places of interest, etc. Time 13.00.
-Tuesday November 5th – U3A Photography Group. From “Good Shot” to “Great Shot”, why not come and improve your photography with Rob Bell Photography. A fun and informal group. Open to all, from beginners to the more experienced photographer, regardless of the type of camera and use. This season we will be looking at the various styles of photography and computer software with monthly themes and photo challenges. Don´t forget to bring your camera. Time 16.00 to 18.00. 5 Euros for room fee or with a Friends of Lux Mundi card 4 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, Torre del Mar 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.


Velez Malaga announces new date for the Virgen de los Remedios festivities: To avoid conflicting with local election dates, the parade and festival will be on Nov 9th. The procession is at 5pm.


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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/


Casa Magel B and B breaks:
-2 nights B and B with one 3course evening meal for 2 including wine 110.00€
-3 nights B and B with one evening meal for 2 including wine and 1 evening /lunch tapas & drinks in a local bar for 2. 165.00€
Included in your stay we can also arrange a visit to a wonderful local Bodega for a tour & wine tasting with tapas @ 20.00€ per head or stay for a lovely home-cooked, 3-course meal for an extra 15.00€ per head ( 35.00€ in total per person )
The Bodega is nestled in the foothills of the Antequera mountains and all the wine produced is to a very high standard and fully organic. It is run by a lovely Spanish family whos ties with winemaking goes back to the 19th century. An unforgettable afternoon out in the beautiful Spanish countryside
There is so much to do in our area. Visit the Wolf park, El Torcal, Antequera, Convento Magdalena, the stunning lakes of Ardales and walk the famous Caminito Del Rey. Then relax in our spacious, comfortable outside area and weather permitting laze in the sparkling pool.
CASA MAGEL. Valle de Abdalajis. www.casamagel.com
+34 722879503 Sat Nav Co-ordinates 36.920529, -4.684685
Tel No 722897503
Email casamagel@yahoo.com


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.
weswoodwork AT outlook DOT com


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 240 paperback books, authors include, Lee Child, Harlan Coben, Michael Connelly, Catherine Cookson, Lynda la Plante, and many more. 50 euros.
Call for more details.
Tel 680700962 George, Vinuela area


For Sale: 18 books (16 paperbacks and 2 hardbacks) for sale all in the crime/thriller genre. Famous authors including James Patterson, Jonathan Kellerman, Faye Kellerman, Simon Kernick Colin Dexter etc. One hardback is a triple story Inspector Morse omnibus so 21 stories in all. Buyer to collect. 10 Euro. Photos of all titles sent on request as I am not clever enough to reduce the size to fit on here. Brenda/Torrox Costa whatsapp 711003687
email casaianda at yahoo dot co dot uk


For Sale: “Hammel Cruiser 125” motorbike. Year 2007 and in very good cond. Used very little with only 6500 (real!) km on the clock. ITV april 2020. 2 helmets included. Insurance + tax payed Sept 2020. More foto’s available
Price € 950,- ono Tel 603824017
peterklitsie@me.com ; Peter/Torrox campo


For Sale, 3 items:
-Water Pump Regulator. Never used. 30 euros.
-King size Ikea duvet. Never used. Sells new for 200 euros will sell for 80 euros
-King Size Slate Gray Luxury Plush Vellux Blanket. New. 50 euros
Karan/Canillas de Albaida


For Sale: Ladies brown leather boots Size 5. 15 euros. Competa area near Kilometer 5 on Torrox Road. John, Tel 615 880 324 or 663 578 150


Wanted: Sofa. Hello. Does anyone have a leather corner sofa in good condition for sale? Maurice/Malaga
mauricemulvihill @ gmail.com


Wanted: Fresh Turkeys. Can anyone recommend a supplier of fresh, preferably free range turkeys in the Velez, Torre del Mar, Torrox area.
Many thanks, Steve/Caleta de Velez
Email: stevebowen555 @ gmail.com (no spaces)



House clearance info: We have bought a furnished apartment in Torre del Mar and are looking to sell most of the contents. Can anyone recommend someone who purchases second hand good quality/condition items? Would be grateful!
Martin/Torre/Tel:951 242 177


Septic Tank Question: Does anybody have experience of replacing a Posa Negra with a legal Septic Tank on a Campo property and who would you recommend to do the work? Please contact Michael/Frigiliana on mikestevenitt@gmail.com


Action for Animals: I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone who joined in our quiz at Bar Cerezo in Canillas de Albaida on Wednesday. A wonderful €431 was raised to help local animals.
Thanks also to Isaac and his team who kept everyone fed and watered.
The next quiz will be held on Wednesday 13th November, full details will be posted nearer the time, but you can book as early as you like on 642199382.
Megan, Action for Animals in Competa



Lost cat?: Does anyone recognise this cat? It’s trapped behind a house on Avenida Carlos Cano, Frigiliana. Tel 952533649 for info


Forever home wanted: Two cute Jack Russell dogs, Male Tommy, Female Coco are looking for a forever home, after their owner became too ill to take care of them. Currently being fostered by me in the Campo. These two are joined at the hip, funny, loving, great with other dogs and cats!
Love running after a ball, good guard dogs. Tommy weighs 10k Coco is 8k. We think 6-7 years old. Naturvets Competa have photos and more info.
If you have a big heart and think you could offer these beauties a home please contact Patricia on 653 537 615


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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
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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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