DigameXtra No. 1455 Wednesday, Nov. 13th 2019

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UPDATED Rain Forcast: For Wed (60%), Thur (62%) Fri (25%). Severe wind warning in the far west of the region on Thursday, https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/11/12/yellow-weather-warning-for-thursday-on-costa-del-sol/. and https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/nerja/302197/daily-weather-forecast/302197

Soul Note- Last Show on this Tour: This Saturday 16th Nov, at the Olive Tree, we have the fantastic SOUL NOTE.
Their last but final show before they head back to CapeTown.
A great show with wonderful Guys. We do have a few seats left, but if recent shows are to go by, they wont be available very long!
However we do ask that you pay for your ticket at time of booking just so no one is left dissapointed. Tickets are 5e and show starts at 8pm, kitchen open until 6.30pm.
Lets party! Maria Zambrano No, 17 Coín 29100, +34 952452554  FB Link


Proyecto Mandarina: Sun 17Nov 3pm. Restaurante Miguel El Manga, Playa El Playazo,(dentro del Varadero) Nerja, Spain 29780 FB Link


This coming week @ Danny Boy’s:
-Today (Wednesday): Spanish language class at the bar 15.00. This class is for those with a little grasp on the Spanish language. Our teacher Sue will be focusing on grammar, verbs etc. €6.00. New students welcome.
-Wednesday 21.00 Live Music. A special performance from Mr Paul Hayes. Musical friends welcome to join in and play along, or at the interval.
-Thursday: 20.00 Torrox Pool League. Come along and cheer for Team Danny Boy’s as we take on the Rookies from Algorrobo at home. Free chicken curry tapas for everyone.
-Friday: No entertainment, just come and chill with friends in our cozy winter bar.
-Saturday: Premier League games shown on tv.
21.00 Karaoke with our very own Karaoke King Carlos. Choose from an extensive range of songs in English and Spanish on our massive projector.
-Sunday: Sport on tv.
21.00 “The Candlelight Sessions” A warm and cozy sit-down acoustic music session by candlelight to finish off your weekend in style.
Danny Boy’s, Avenida America, blq 89, Torrox Costa
Email: kizzycunningham@gmail.com
Tel: 642934483
A warm welcome awaits from Brendan, Martina and Danny


Nerja Balcon Musicians: Readers will be pleased to know that our much loved musicians should return to the Balcon after their licences are renewed from the New Year. The closest source I could get to for this news was from an assistant to the Councillor (Licences).


“For One Night Only”: At Casa Grande Nerja on the bank of the Rio Chillar Car Park with plenty of free parking. Bar snacks available. A “Great Double Bill” live on stage, starring one of the funniest acts you will ever see “Dragtastic” and “Elvis in Las Vegas” a really superb tribute to the King all on one night!
On Thursday 14th November from 8pm.
Tickets just 10€ are available from Casa Grande, Monroes Hair Studio, Potters Bar, Villasol Estae Agents, Asli’s Plaza Supermarket,
Jaki’s Boutique, OLAS in Burriana beach and KK’s in San Juan de Capistrano.
Enquiries on 691 934 626


Cambaya Blues Club: Polígono La Azucarera, 39 Antequera 29200
Tel- 34 952 70 22 33 ; FB Link
-Nov 16 Cesar Trio
-Nov 23 La B.B. de Granada
-Nov 30 Kid Carlos Trio


British Comedy: Thursday 28NOV doors at 7pm show at 8pm. Louie Louie, Puerto Deportivo, Av Luis Braille 1, 29680 Estapona
Acts- Larry Dean, Bruce Fummey, Jenny Bside and Nik Coppin. FB Link


5k walk for the animals round 2: Sunday 15 Dec. 12pm. Hosted by A D A Animal Defense. Paseo Marítimo de Poniente, Vélez-Málaga. As we really enjoyed ourselves and raised lots of money for the local animal charities on the last walk we thought we would have a Christmas special! Great day out for the dogs! FB Link


Live Music at the Red Pepper: Every Friday 8:30pm Cuba Timbalito Street. Featuring Dave Murrell. La Herradura. Tel 958 179 086


Drum & Bass Festival: NEUROFUNK Sat 30Nov. Sala Paris15, Calle Orotava 23, Malaga. www.bassinvasionspain.com


New Christmas lights on Calle Larios, Malaga Central: The lights, all new, are to be turned on 29 November, there will once again be three daily musical light shows, 6.30pm, 8pm and 9.30pm. The theme is a forest, decorated with suns, angels and autumn leaves. The decorations will be supported by 22 arches, and will be made up of 730,000 individual bulbs. The lights will be kept on for 40 days and the total cost will be 806,000 euros, 532,000 of which will be spent on the Calle Larios decorations. Aside from Calle Larios, 76 other city centre streets will feature decorations this festive season, including Calle Santa Lucía, Calle Nosquera and Calle Comedias, all for the first time. Source and photo credit: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/201911/05/festive-decorations-light-calle-20191105155852.html


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Small construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga:
We have Lemon Grass, it’s great for cooking Thai cuisine or simply used in plain old chicken soup.
We now have Moringa trees available. See the photo below.
We have Vetiver in trays of 18 plants that are 3-4 months old.
Visit the Blue buttons on our website for many interesting articles about Vetiver, Moringa and Lemon Grass.
Contact: Dave
Email: info at Vetiverspain dot com.
Mobile: 34 692 288 657
website: http://www.vetiverspain.com
Check out a short video showing the numerous uses for Vetiver titled “Vetiver – A farmer’s friend.” Youtube Video


For Sale: Genuine Stihl chainsaw guide bar 45cm (18″). €30.
Brand new, wrong size ordered, postage too costly to return.
Canillas de Albaida/Competa area.
Contact Maggie 650 796 846.


For Sale: Painting of typical Spanish village on canvas 30x40cm. Original, 35 euros. Liz. Caleta. 648917219.


Wanted: I am buying large suitcases for minimum 20 kg. Becky, Competa
beckyspanien at gmail dot com; wapp 608822298


Wanted: Cream leather sofas pics please, tel 634313809 Rob/Competa or by email: robbers1551 at gmail dot com



Motorcycle Transfer: Hi there, can someone recommend a person to transfer a British registered motorcycle to Spanish plates. Any help would be much appreciated,many thanks. Rita, Torrox Costa


Hairdresser Thanks: To all of you kind people who bothered to reply, my sincere thanks. There are too many of you to reply individually, so please accept this type of “Thank you”. I now need to sort out which to try first! Coral, melbury75@gmail.com


News & Articles

(dailymail.co.uk) ‘You couldn’t make this up!’: Furious backlash after it emerges that Google has secretly amassed healthcare data on millions of people; AND TO MAKE THINGS WORSE…Google just reached a deal to acquire FitBit: (Google has been caught in USA, but do you really believe Google restricts it’s data abuses exclusively to the USA? How long will it be till your Fitbit is feeding live data to your health insurance provider, under cover of offering you discounts for good readings of course?-Ed.)
Lawyers, medical professionals and tech experts have reacted with a mixture of horror and fury after it emerged that Google has been secretly acquiring sensitive medical data on millions of people without their knowledge or consent.
Analysts called for an immediate change to privacy laws after Google and Ascension, the healthcare organization it has partnered with, boasted that the scheme is completely legal. There were big-tech pundits defending the data snatch and privacy invasion  as “community health progress” on TRE Radio and other media networks yesterday.
Dr. Robert Epstein, an author, medical researcher and former editor-in-chief at the respected journal Psychology Today, summed up the mood when he tweeted: ‘You can’t make this s*** up. #BeAfraid.’


Apple Mobile Device Update Alert!: iOS 13.2.2 causes battery havoc- short life and overheating!
Apple’s iOS 13.2.2 update, which was pushed out to fix a bug in the previous update that essentially broke multitasking on the iPhone and iPad, has itself bought a new and annoying bug to the iPhone. Battery life is now reportedly so bad that one can watch their battery life ticking down while browsing the web, composing an email, or using Twitter. The problem doesn’t seem to be down to specific apps, but instead seems to be a widespread operating system problem. Refrain from installing this update to iOS 13.2.2 until it is fixed; ignore the warnings in the press last week that encouraged users to do this update asap. The problem the previous update fixes is less critical for most users than this new battery problem. Photo:ZDNet


Good News for the Mobility Impared: In the latest episode of Smart Regions, new electric tricycles that resemble Roman chariots have begun appearing in France. They are calling the vehicle the “Benur” and the project is backed by the EU’s Cohesion Policy. The vehicles can also be pedalled with the rider’s hands and are already a hit with people with impaired mobility.
To begin with, the vehicles will be located, on two sections of Viarhona: Miribel-Jonage and Tain-Tournon. The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region wants to be the ‘flagship’ territory for this mobility project. ViaRhôna project manager Yves Ronot is excited by the potential of the inclusive vehicle. Full article: https://www.euronews.com/2019/10/21/wonderful-electric-with-the-benur


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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

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/
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