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The Next Spanish General Elections Vote is this Sunday 10 Nov., it’s fourth in four years.
Competa Remembrance Sunday Service: A reminder that there will be a Remembrance Sunday Service in Cómpeta Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday next, November the 10th. All are welcome.
Enquiries to: The Revd. Canon James Tayler 95 203 04 61
La Herradura Annual Underwater Photography Competition: The 2nd ‘Open de Fotografía y Vídeo submarino Bahía de La Herradura’ takes place this week, spotlighting the best of the region’s underwater photographers. The judging is Thursday thru Saturday to decide the best photographs and videos from underwater dive sites such as Punta de la Mona, the Marina del Este and La Herradura Bay.
Costa del Sol International Jazz Festival & Malaga Jazz Open: Now thru 11 Nov., Cervantes Theatre Malaga.
Acts include: Charles Lloyd, legendary jazz pianist Kenny Baron, Charles Tolliver, Ernesto Aurignac, Mexican drummer Antonio Sánchez and the final performance of the festival will be Andrea Motis.
Malaga Jazz Open is held concurrent with the International Jazz Festival. With the streets as the stage, crowds can gather in the symbolic squares as well as the main hotels, restaurants and bars making it a real tourist and cultural attraction.
This year Jazz Open extends to the barrios with ‘Jazz festival in your area’ allowing free concerts on your doorstep in places like Teatinos-University, Santa Ana Park – Finca La Palma, Virgen de las Cañas Park, Churriana among many others.
Almuñécar Hosts Flamenco Show feat. Maria Montilla: Friday 8th Nov 8pm. Auditorio Casa de la Cultura Almunecar. €10/adv or €12/door. Advance tickets at the Casa de la Cultura, Viajes Ecuador de Almuñécar (Paseo del Altillo), DisTinto Restaurant (La Herradura) and in Motril, Pentagrama Music store. Tickets will also be available up to one hour before the show starts at the Box Office for €12. Photo:Ayto. De Almuñécar
Tribute Night- Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie tributes: Sat Nov 9th. €15. Doors at 9pm, show at 10pm. Casino Admiral, San Roque. Tel 956 926 513
A Boxing Day extravaganza: NOT TO FALL are back. A one time only event. 3pm.
ONLY @ Restaurante Venta El Cortijo, Frigiliana.
€15pp including a Christmas Finger buffet, courtesy of Marc. Plus coach transport if required. Book now while you have chance. Limited tickets available.
Book direct or with Jackie @ the Nerja Household Centre, Calle Castilla Perez, Nerja.
Deposit or full payment required in advance. +34 951 83 57 38 FB Link
Cinema In English – November 8 to 14
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Hustlers – Dir. Lorene Scafaria. With Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles. Weekdays 16:00; Sat/Sun 12:15, 16:00.
-Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – Dir. Joaquin Ronning. With Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning. Mon/Tue/Thu 17:00, 19:30, 22:00.
-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 12th they will be screening Doctor Sleep (22:00), Terminator: Dark Fate (22:15), Hustlers (20:30) and Joker (20:00). -In addition, there will be a screening of a performance of the stage musical 42nd Street from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This will be at 20:00 on Thursday 14th.
(Thanks Doug! -Ed.)
Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming excursions:
-Tuesday November 19th – Concert “All Aboard” by a Touch of Class. Please come and join friends to see the well known choir and Concert Company. The show is a parody based on a cruise “Trump of the seas”, the boat captain is loosely based on Donald Trump, and there is also a scene set in the nightclub on board and a talent show. Songs include Ballads and songs from the 60s and 70s to be held in the House of Culture in Fuengirola. All proceeds will go to Lux Mundi to help them continue with their valuable charity work. Tickets available at the Centre price 21 Euros or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 20.Departure times Viñuela (Football pitch) 16.30, Algarrobo (Lidl) 16.55, Caleta (Vets) 17.00, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 17.05.
-Thursday November 21st – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar.
-Thursday November 28th – Excursion to Mijas Pueblo and Viveros Guzman. Join friends on a day trip, firstly to the beautiful little village of Mijas, at 400 metres above sea level, about 10km from the coast above Fuengirola. You can wander through the narrow cobbled streets and the gardens along the cliff, with panoramic views down the coast. You may purchase something at the many artisan shops and there will also be time for refreshments and lunch. At 15.30 you will join the coach for a short journey to visit the very large garden centre of Guzman, in Alhaurin del Torre. There you may purchase plants, shrubs and other items for your garden, interior decorations and gifts from the shop, and you will be able to admire the beautiful Christmas display, maybe purchasing your Christmas decorations. There is also a restaurant for refreshments. After the visit you will rejoin the coach at 17.30 for the homeward journey. Ticket price available at the Centre 16 Euros with Friends of Lux Mundi card 15 Euros. Departure times Viñuela (Football pitch) 08.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 09.10, Caleta (Vets) 0915, Torre del Mar (Bus Station) 09.25.
-Tuesday December 10 to 12th – Excursion to see the Christmas Lights in Seville and Carmona.
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.
TAIL Events & a Cancellation:
-It is with deep regret that we will have to cancel our dog show on 17th November due to unforeseen circumstances. Our next dog show will be in the spring so watch this space for details.
-Tickets are still available for out next Quiz night at Lew’s Fish Bar, Torrox Costa,
8 euros including fish or pie and chips. Phone 952532633 Jean K.
Friday Fish & Chips at Bar 64: Why not start your weekend off with some traditional fish and chips. Available every Friday from 1pm to 9pm or until they’re sold out. Booking recommended, Tel. 34 606 07 54 87. Avda. Blas Infante 24, Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmádena 29631 https://www.facebook.com/Bar64arroyo/
SOLD OUT! The Soul Brothers appearing live this Saturday 9th November at the Olive Tree, Coin. Standing room only at the bar may be available night of the show. Av. María Zambrano, 17, 29100 Coín. Tel +34 9524 52554
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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
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
Vipassana and Loving Kindness Meditations: With all my heart I invite you to experience the goodness of meditation. In these crazy times all beings strive for peace and for love. Are these qualities still exist in the world, in us? How do we find them and where? What does it mean to be happy and to love unconditionally? Do I deserve it?
Where does health comes from?
Vipassana and Loving Kindness.
Awareness and Unconditional Love Duet.
Vipassana means insight, awareness, clear vision. It is a journey of self healing by observing. We observe our thoughts, sounds and feelings without judgement without reacting to them. WE JUST ARE.
The Loving Kindness educes, spreads and sends unconditional love form every cell of our body into and onto ourself and others.
Benefits of regular practice with the group:
• you will learn the techniques of calming the mind
• you will feel peace, and joy
• you will manage your emotions better
• strengthen the nervous system
• strengthen willpower and concentration
• you connect with nature, with yourself, with the group
• you enter a state of relaxation that you can not experience alone
Everyone is welcome, even if you never had any previous experience with meditation. You can join us on any Wednesday you like. You do not have to sit in the lotus pose, you can lie, sit on a chair or up against the wall.
What to bring: You, and yourself, open heart and mind, water, karimate or yoga mat (if you know you will be laying down), cushion, warm clothes, blanket.
Please try not to eat before meditations, if you must let it be something light.
Prepare: an intention
Investment: 7 Euros per person
When: Every Wednesday 7pm till 8pm
Reservations: Ana 642 397 467 Lukas 642 56 15 86
Where: Espacio Luz Vida, Cortijo Bravo, Velez Malaga
www.espacioluzvida.com and FB Link
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Various upcycled furniture.
-Lovely large low coffee table Measurements Width 148cms Depth 95cms Height 45cms Price €65
-Sea grass table with 6 matching highback chairs. Striped back to natural and waxed Price €375 (private message for measurements)
-Funky jazzy stand Measurements Width 30cms Depth 30cms Height 65cms Price 45€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
For Sale: Bidet– Roca- Dama- Retro with water tap (two-grip) and wooden lid in very good condition 25 euros. Reason for sale: renovation.
Contact- lisbetlindberg28 at gmail dot com
Lisbet/ Torrox Campo
For Sale: Kenwood food slicer SL250. As new. Slices meat cheeses breads etc. 25 euros
Reason for sale downsizing. Contact Barbara on 634325550
Or email email@example.com
For Sale: A pair of black metal units. 18 euros the set, will separate. H 175cm D 38cm W 39.5cm; H 104cm D 38cm W39.5cm. In great condition. Reduced price to save storing in our garage! Please contact Claire/Frigiliana new village
Tel: +44 7939 117150 text or WhatsApp
For Rent: Country house for long term rental/minimum 1 year. Situated just outside the Village of Los Romanes above Lake Vinuela is this 2/3 bedroom House. Consisting of 2/3 bedrooms (2 doubles), separate bathroom with toilet, bath/shower, washand basin, plumbing for washing machine, large kitchen about(approx. 20 square metres) lounge same size. Front terrace with pergola, tiled and fenced, stairs up to viewing area and small patio, stairs down to lower terrace fenced, with a workshop and separate office or 3rd bedroom. Tranquillity, peace and quiet, total privacy, pets welcome-maximum of 4.
490e pcm—available 10/12/2019—can be viewed from 10/11/2019. Paul/Los Romanes firstname.lastname@example.org ; 636857697
Wanted: Men’s bike to aid rehabilitation after knee surgery. Nothing hi-tech but in good working order. Do you have a bike you no longer use?
Sheila/Nerja (WhatsApp) 637208963
Email: ssandersceiriosen aT hotmail dOt com
News & Articles
Does Your Home Security Include Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell? Beware! The Software It’s Shipped With Lets Attackers Steal Your Wi-Fi Password: They don’t even need to be talented hackers, the method is fairly basic. The fix will require you to install the latest updates for this device ASAP. A very similar problem occurred in early 2016. Read full story: https://thehackernews.com/2019/11/ring-doorbell-wifi-password.html
RANSOMWARE Returns To Spain: VIRAL Story DOMINATING The Spanish Tech and Business News Today. If you own a business and do not have robust, professionally managed IT security in place you are taking a large risk. Daily backup may help you recover, but many smaller companies without a dedicated IT department don’t even do weekly backups! Can you afford to be locked out of your data? Can you afford to pay ransom? Everis, one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shut down all its computer systems until the issue gets resolved completely. The attackers asked Everis for a €750,000 ($835,923) ransom to get a decryption key to unlock their files as reported by bitcoin.es. Spain’s largest radio station SER (Sociedad Española de Radiodifusión) confirmed it had also been hit, saying it had suffered an attack “of the ransomware type” which has had a serious and widespread effect on all of all its computer systems.”
Here are some articles explaining the very serious situation. If you need fast, affordable help to get your business IT security up to current standards call DoctorLaptop on 675 993 069 (no calls before 11am answered, missed calls returned asap). I can test your local office network and wifi and internet/router connections to resolve any weak points, do a cloud interface security analysis of all cloud accounts, and check individual computers for infection and adequate protection. I can also review your data handling protocols for vulnerabilities. And please, don’t rely on a single free antivirus app to protect a valuable business. In today’s world all businesses need to budget for internet security and computer maintenance.
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Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
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Nerja 952 524 519
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Emergency Svcs.: 112
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Torrox: 952 539 828
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