DigameXtra No. 1464 Friday, Nov. 22nd 2019

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Cinema In English – November 22 to 28
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Frozen 2 – Dir. Jennifer Lee. With Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell. Weekdays 17:15, 19:30, 21:45; Sat/Sun 12:30, 17:15, 19:30, 21:45.
-This week’s Alfred Hitchcock film will be Psycho. It will be shown on Thursday 28th at 20:00.
-Fans of INXS may be interested in a screening of their 1991 concert at Wembley Stadium – Live Baby Live. This will be at 20:30 on Wednesday 27th.
-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 26th they will be screening Frozen 2 (21:30) Le Mans 66 (18:50), Hustlers (20:50) and Joker (19:50). (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)


Dates. Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November. 12 noon-5pm.
Where. IPV Spa Hotel, Fuengirola (near Sohail castle).
Featuring. Financial and consumer advice; golf, dance and art tuition; fashions shows; yoga; acapella singing; glucose and hearing testing.
Admission. Free.
As in previous years Eric Knowles from The Antiques Roadshow will be giving free valuations.
Fashion fans will be able to enjoy shows by Sara Haley’s Mapuchi Moda range, while newcomer Adrian Davies will entertain foodies with two cooking demonstrations each day, as well as mixing cocktails to suit the dishes.
Visitors keen to learn something new will be able to pick up tips from golf pros, take a dance class with Colin Gausden and his jive team or attend a workshop hosted by well-known Irish artist Roger Cummiskey.
The Andalusian International Artists art group will be showing their new works; and the musical entertainment will be provided twice a day by the acapella singing group Reflections, who will be featuring classics such as California Dreaming, Country Roads and Sentimental Journey.
Health will be taken care of at the show by the La Cala Lions Diabetic Support Group and Sontec, who will be giving free glucose and hearing tests respectively. Free legal, financial and consumer advice will also be available.
Finally space has been set aside for fitness and relaxation with a programme of free pilates and yoga sessions with Anandala Laie Studios.
More information. info@slp.ie / 00353 872493917
Source: http://www.surinenglish.com/what-to-do/201911/15/expat-show-combines-fashion-20191115095747-v.html


Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events and excursions:
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: http://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.
-Tuesday November 26th – Talk about “Living Will”. Please come and join friends and hear about how to make a “Living Will”, the talk will be held at Hospital Comarcal, Torre del Mar, in the Salon de Actos. Time 11.00. Entrance is Free but please confirm if you wish to attend as soon as possible, as there is limited space.
-Thursday November 28th – Excursion to Mijas Pueblo and Viveros Guzman. Firstly to visit Mijas, in the mountainside at 400 metres above sea level, about 10km from the coast above Fuengirola. Wander through the cobbled streets and gardens along the cliff, where you will see a panoramic view down and along 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. You will be able to 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.
-Friday November 29th – Christmas Artisan Market. There will be lots to see and purchase small gifts, preserves, books, local arts and crafts and much more. International homemade food, refreshments and cakes to sit and enjoy in the beautiful garden. Time 11.00 to 1.00.


Christmas Fayre at St George’s Anglican Church Malaga City at Avda de Pries 1 (in the grounds of the English Cemetery) on Sunday, December 1, with doors open at 12.30pm. You can expect to see a whole selection of Christmas Gifts, baked goods, second-hand books and clothing as well as a tombola and admission is free.


Crossing of Costa Tropical Mountain in Almuñécar: This Sunday (November 24), Almuñécar, Spain will host the Popular Crossing of Costa Tropical Mountain. Now in its tenth edition, the event seeks to promote hiking in the coastal area, highlighting the region’s wealth of cultural attractions and landscapes.
Organised by the El Sendero Club, the route will cover 16.6km with a medium level of difficulty.
The registration fee is between €16 and €20 and includes a walker’s bag with a T-shirt, certificate and food vouchers inside. El Sendero Club will also provide breakfast, lunch and refreshments, with participation limited to 150 people.
Those interested in taking part can register at
Source: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/11/21/popular-crossing-of-costa-tropical-mountain-in-almunecar/#.XdcN5pko_rc


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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


Malagalingo: Are you going to do something NEW this year?
Come with us to have FUN while learning SPANISH
-less struggle, more joy > you’ll speak Spanish at last
-conversational approach
-also if your are just passing through
-single lessons for conversation from 5€
-relaxed and fun atmosphere. On our outdoor terrace when the weather is nice
-certified native Spanish teachers
-in Torrox Costa. Very simple and free parking always available
-also Skype or Whatsapp lessons
-Golden Club 50+ students aged
-you are invited to attend your first lesson for FREE!!!
malagalingo Tel.:/Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
malagalingo@gmail.com ; Facebook: malagalingo


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


Wood Fired Oven Class: One day open air cookery course in the mountains of the Alpujarras, Granada.
Come and enjoy a full day cookery course learning how to use and enjoy a wood fired oven. We will prepare a variety of tasty dishes during the day, from making your own bread to cooking a main course and baking a dessert. We will demonstrate different cooking techniques and then you will get to try them yourself. There will also be an opportunity to learn about building, lighting and running your own wood fired oven. This is a very ‘hands on’ course’. You will also have a tour of our extensive garden here and select herbs to flavour your bread which you will later bake and take home with you. At the end of the day we sit down together and enjoy the flavours we have created.
Dates that we have for 2020 are: May 9th, June 13th, September 26th and October 17th, maximum group size – 8 people. Alternatively, if you have your own group of 4 or more we can find mutually convenient dates for your course. Ideal for a weekend away and a great gift for someone.
Cost €85 per person including all food and drinks during the day. Location, Jardín de la Alpujarra, Ctra. Atalbéitar, 18415 Pórtugos, Granada. To book a place or find out more, contact Robert or William at info@jardinalpujarra.com Tlf +34 646430656


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 2004 Honda Accord Tourer. €550. Rare opportunity to own a great diesel.
Due to new circumstances, I have to reluctantly sell my Honda.
This car will make a great candidate for matriculation onto Spanish Plates.
Has done 176000 mainly motorway miles. Only 3 previous owners. Last owner was a freelance pilot, who put 60000 miles on, in 2 years.
Runs very well, recent service, and brand new battery just fitted. Has 4 quality tyres with loads of tread. Comes with S/H. Has had the modified Exhaust Manifold fitted, so no cracking issues etc. Manual gearbox.
This car comes with a big spec.
Full leather Seats, Both Front Seats Electric, Heated Seats, Dual Climate Control with cold Air Con, Sat Nav, Electric Sunroof, 4 Electric Windows, Electric Mirrors, Cruise, Electric Headlamp Cleaning, Remote Opening Electric Tailgate, Lots of Airbags, Multi reach steering, Anti Skid, tow bar, the list goes on.
Boot is enormous. Biggest in it’s class when new. Together with remote opening and closing, makes life very easy.
As I said it runs great. Stops great, gearbox and clutch fine.
Now for the bad bits.
I never hide things. Always try to be as honest as possible.
Windscreen has large crack due to stone. I believe around 200€ to replace. Sat Nav has suddenly stopped working. I have not looked. Could just need a clean.A couple of battle scars at rear. MOT has run out. So ideal for matriculation. I have set the price accordingly. A great car looking for a new home. Collection only. Andrew, between Canillas de Aceituno, and Sedella MA-126 KM4. More pictures available.


For Sale: A fabulous pair of full length curtains. The fabric has a pale grey background and has red, white and blue beach huts all over it. Full length with a raw hem for you to adjust to the correct height. Fully lined with a wide header tape. Excellent condition. Clarke and Clarke fabric. Cost £220. For sale for 50€.
210cm drop. Each curtain 170cm wide. Fit a 150 to 200cm curtain pole.
Telf or WhatsApp Lesley/Frigiliana:


Wanted: Worktop. Does anybody know where I could purchase a worktop locally for diy kitchen renovation please, have tried Nerja wood yard. Thank you, Gill Torrox-Costa,
email gillmoo@hotmail.co.uk



Location: Does anyone know the exact location of the very large Chinese supply warehouse (open to the public) in Malaga? I have been told that it is possibly on the industrial estate in the vicinity of Mackro and Toys R Us, but an exact location would be very much appreciated. Thanks in advance. Wendy (Velez) Please email (all lower case and no spaces):
bexwa at hotmail dot com or phone 630560983.

Food Bank: There will be a Food Bank Collection on Friday 22nd November and Saturday 23rd November in Lidl super market, Supersol , and Mercadona super markets please when you are shopping support this good cause Dorothy/Nerja. 951824488

Electric wall heaters: Hi, I’m thinking of installing a couple of timed electric wall heaters in my villa. Can anyone recommend an economical one and where to buy it in the Nerja area please. aud737@gmail.com. Thanks. Audrey/Nerja

Contact details: Hello Readers. I have decided not to renew my Spanish tel no. My only phone contact is +49 174 526 8474, also on WhatsAp.
Always on email at sjc2714@gmail.com.
Thanks Naythan on Digamextra. Tony Pulle/ Nerja


News & Articles

Ryanair’s cabin bag fee policy ruled ‘abusive’ by Spanish court: A Spanish court has ordered Ryanair to refund a customer who was charged for taking a carry-on bag without a special ticket, and told the airline to remove the clause from its terms and conditions.
Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20191120/ryanairs-cabin-bag-fee-policy-ruled-abusive-by-spanish-court



Cat Trap: I need to borrow or rent a humane cat trap. Any leads are appreciated. David/Algarrobo 625 210 990; holisticclinic AT gmail DoT com


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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

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Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
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Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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