DigameXtra No. 1443 Friday, Nov. 1st 2019

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Today is Nov 1st, All Saints’ Day, a public holiday.

Mitch&Miguelito: We will be playing on the terrace (or in the restaurant depending on weather) at Hotel Balcon in Competa this coming Sunday 3 November from 2.00pm.
To reserve your table call 952 553662.


The Bandits: We will be playing live at Chiringuito El Tropy, Caleta de Velez, tomorrow Saturday 2 Nov from 1.00pm – 4.00pm.
To Reserve your table call 689 237 643.


Aire Flamenco in Torre del Mar: If you have never enjoyed a show from Aire Flamenco this is your opportunity! The flamenco dancer Eugenia Jiménez will accompany them dancing some of the most popular flamenco styles while you enjoy the best indian food in Restaurante Indulucía, Paseo Marítimo Levante, 21 (Torre del Mar). Come on, book a table and make sure you won’t miss this show.
Bookings: 631080785


Book signing by local author John Hardy at Christmas markets:
It’s that time of year again when John will be out and about selling signed copies of his books at various locations. These make unusual presents for friends and family, both here and in the UK, or why not treat yourself to a present of a new book?
Saturday 9th November La Tabla, Torrox Park 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday 23rd November La Raqueta, Nerja 11 am onwards
Friday 29th November Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar 11 – 1
Wednesday 4th December Viveros Florena, Competa 10 – 4
The new book ‘Suffer the Little Children’ will be available – a story of crime, suspense, intrigue and romance that takes place in Teesside and North Yorkshire in the exceptionally cold winter of 1946/7.
All the other books will be available, including various books of short stories of crime and mystery, set in Spain and worldwide. Some of these have been translated into Spanish and German.
– ‘Sedella’ which is a story of a Spanish village from prehistoric times to the present day, historical facts illustrated by fictional stories.
– ‘Driven by Conflict’ – short stories about people, mostly civilians, involved in conflicts, from the domestic to the international.
– ‘The Queen’s Agent’ – a historical spy story set at the time of Elizabeth I during the build up of the Spanish Armada, set in London and Spain.
For more information on all books, see www.johnhardybooks.com or


Cinema In English – October 31 to November 7
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Terminator: Dark Fate – Dir. Tim Miller. With Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Weekdays 17:10; Fri/Sat/Sun 11:50, 17:10.
Doctor Sleep – Dir. Mike Flanagan. With Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson. Fri/Sat 19:45, 23:00; Sun-Thu 19:45.
-Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – Dir. Joaquin Ronning. With Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning. Mon/Tue/Thu 17:00, 19:30, 22:00.
-This week’s Alfred Hitchcock film will be Rear Window. It will be shown on Thursday 7th at 20:00.
-For ballet fans, there will be a screening of a gala programme of Kenneth McMillan works, live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. This will be on Tuesday 5th at 20:15.
-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 5th they will be screening Doctor Sleep (19:00), Terminator: Dark Fate (21:20), Official Secrets (22:50) and Joker (19:30).


Lux Mundi, Torre de Mar coming events:
-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 15.00 TO 17.00. 5 Euros for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 4 Euros.
-Monday November 11th – Spanish History Group. Time 11.00 to 13.00. 2 Euros for room fee.
-Wednesday November 13th – Fashion Show. – Please come and join friends in an afternoon of fun, when you will be able to see a wide range of quality new, second hand, clothes, shoes and accessories, modeled by friends of Lux Mundi. During the interval there will be refreshments, drinks and homemade cakes which you will be able to purchase. After the show there will be a chance to purchase the items modeled. Time 15.30 for 16.00. Ticket price 6 Euros for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 5 Euros, available at the Centre, limited number of seats.
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.


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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 18:00, 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.
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Wanted: Iron work. Within recent weeks someone posted on DigameXtra who worked with iron gates etc. I cant now find the link. Can anyone remember who it was.  He also worked with the AAR. Best regards, Heather/Vinuela


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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APA Charity Shop: Located on Calle Chaparil Nerja will be open Friday November 1 st as usual, we generally stay open for all holidays except Christmas and New Year, lots of nice warm jackets and boots coming out now.
Sue in Torrox gipsy48@yahoo.com


For Sale: Solid pine wardrobe. Good clean condition.
158cm wide. 57cm deep. 241cm high.
Top section of 61cm is removable.
Euro 150.00. Buyer collects. Torrox campo, 5 minutes from pueblo. No track.
Paul. 618234367.
fellows 1 8 6 at hotmail dot com


For Sale: Samsung phone Galaxy 6 32gb. Excellent screen condition. Very good phone condition. Factory reset unlocked. Sale due to phone upgrade.
Paul/Viñuela area. Can bring to El Ingenio. 50 euros.


For Sale, 3 items:
-Original oil painting (copy of Jan Van Huysum 1682-1749 in antique style frame 60cm x 49cm – 50 euros
-Electric Fan 127cm x 48cm – 10 euros
-Orangutan print 50cm x 40cm – 15 euros
Martin/Competa area 951 242 177 or 635 852 756


For Sale, 2 items: 2 similar sofabeds. 210 x 80 x 80 cm.
50 eur for one, 90 eur for both.
Located in Competa. Buyer collects.
Arne, Tel. 0045 2216 0544


Free couple of bathroom cabinets: We have a couple of cream coloured bathroom cabinets, free and ready to collect from Frigiliana Monday. They’re identical in size but as you can see from photo each a slightly different design.
H190 cm W30.5 cm D20.5 cm.
Tel: Claire/Frigiliana +44 7939 117150


Wanted: Safe place to store our camper when not in use, in the Caleta area.
Indoors or out. Minimum height 3 metres, length 6 metres. Periana.
Contact Derek or Jennifer by phone
or WhatsApp 0034 655 62 98 21



Looking for knitters in Nerja: I’ve been knitting for a few years now and I would love to meet other knitters to knit and share our hobby over a drink some afternoon. Anyone interested? Please contact Isabel at


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Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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