Welcome to DigameXtra !
The content of this blog site comes from its subscribers/followers but is subject to editing at the Editor’s discretion. If I feel something is not appropriate to post I won’t. The Editor’s decision is final. The Editor is Naythan.
*Subscribe/follow to receive daily issues by email and gain submitting privileges.
*By making a submission you are indicating you have read and agree to follow the rules at https://digamextra.com/about/
*The address for your submissions is firstname.lastname@example.org The Deadline is 4pm.
If you can’t see the subscription box in the right side margin, turn off your ad-blocker.
DigameXtra Featured Sponsor
Click here for the Rules, Subscribing & Submissions Page.
How to post more photos than the rules allow – use collages. You can combine several of your pics into a single collage pic by using this free (you need to provide email) online tool. https://www.fotor.com/create/collage/
Telling friends about DigameXtra: Please do not hand out the submission email to persons who are not already Digamextra subscribers!! ONLY GIVE NEW READERS THE WEBSITE ADDRESS www.digameXtra.com!!
Correcting flawed submissions: If you send an incorrect submission, or you forget to include the photos, please send in a new, full corrected submission and ask me to ignore the previous, incorrect submission. I am too busy to keep track of partial submissions in different emails and patch them together. Your cooperation is appreciated.
DigameXtra Holiday Schedule: There will be no issues on Wed Dec. 25 , Thur Dec. 26, Wed Jan. 1 and Thur Jan. 2.
Tell them you saw it on DigameXtra!
Flashtime Show This Sunday: Sun 22 Dec 3pm. Free entry. At Restaurante Muigel el Magna, Playa El playazo, sn (dentro del Varadero), 29780 Nerja FB Link
Malaga (Fuengirola) Metal Paradise Fest: Tickets go on sale Friday Dec 27.
Info- 14 &15 August 2020 featuring Slipknot, Saxon, and many other acts.
La Vaq Christmas Do: This Sunday at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa, El Chinay, from 13.30. Large buffet Libre and more musicians too, la Vaqueria Christmas Do, lets get this party started! FB Link
LA Blues Band of Granada: Sat 21 Dec 11pm. €10. At Soho Amazonico, Calle San Lorenzo, 25 Málaga Tel +34 671 51 37 50 FB Link
Ace of Spades Rock Bar Torrox: X-MAS Eve & New Year’s Eve, Tuesdays 24 & 31
Bar open 9 pm, open till very late. Bikers welcome and so are you! FB Link
Bandits in Competa: The Bandits will be playing unplugged at The Teteria in Competa this coming Saturday 21st. To reserve a table call 951 707638.
Cinema In English – December 19th to 24th
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker – Dir. JJ Abrams. With Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver. Thu 19:15, 22:15; Fri 16:15, 19:15, 22:15; Sat/Sun/Mon 12:15, 16:15, 19:15, 22:15; Tue 12:15, 16:15.
-Last Christmas – Dir. Paul Feig. With Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding. Thu 15:45; Fri 20:20; Sat/Sun/Mon 12:15, 20:20; Tue 12:15.
-Frozen 2 – Dir. Jennifer Lee. With Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell. Thu 15:45; Sat/Sun/Mon/Tue 12:30.
-Jumanji: The Next Level – Dir. Jake Kasdan. With Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia. Mon 12:20; 17:00, 19:30, 22:00.
-For those in the West of the region, Yelmo – Rincon De La Victoria (https://www.yelmocines.es/cartelera/malaga/rincon-de-la-victoria) will be screening Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker in English on Thursday at 20:30, Fri/Mon/Tue at 16:20, Sat at 13:00/16:20 and Sun at 13:00. (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)
Carol Service: Don’t forget our Christmas Service is on this Sunday at 18.30, (No Service in the morning)
Carols and The Christmas Message followed by Mulled Wine & Minced Pies.
Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King, Nerja
Coro de Competa will be performing their Christmas Concert of carols and songs at the Hotel Balcon in Competa this evening: Kick start the Christmas season by coming along to sing some carols and listen to this wonderful four part harmony choir as they sing some Christmas carols and songs. We start at 7.30 pm tonight, Friday 20th December. Entry is free, and all donations will go the local charity “Caritas” which seeks to help those local people in need.
Hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you there. For more details, contact gregstarr4 @Hotmail.com
Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming event and information: Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, 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.
-Please Note that on Monday December 23rd and Thursday 26th and Friday 27th and Monday 30th the Centre will only be open in a morning for 10.00 to 13.00.
–Tuesday December 24 & Wednesday 25th – The Centre will be closed for the Christmas Holidays.
-Wednesday December 25th – Ecumenical, St, Barnabas Church Service at the Centre in English. Time 11.00.
-Friday December 27th – Special Coffee Morning with “Lucky Grapes.” Dear friends, please come and join us and make more friends at the Centre, there will be coffee, fruit juice, cakes and the boutique. At 12 noon we are having a party to welcome in 2010 New Year to the sound of Spanish “Big Ben”, with champagne and the traditional Spanish
-Thank You for the Christmas Carol Service Success
The Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Ecumenical Carol Service was held on Saturday 14th December in the Parish Church of San Andres in Torre del Mar, where Christians from different traditions, International friends and residents in the Axarquia, came together to pray and enjoy the traditional carols. The prayers were led by the Rev. James Tayler- Episcopal Reformed Spanish Church, Don Juan Francisco Cardaldas G.- Torre del Mar Parish Priest, Pastor Manfred Ottertstaetter- Evangelical German Church, Rev Anelisse Bager- Danish Church, readings by various members of the congregation and the carols were performed by the Spanish Choir “Amigos de Lux Mundi” director Julio Bautista, the German Choir “Con Los Cantores” director Lisa Kropp and the TIMS English Choir director Margaret Williams. It was a most enjoyable Service, with the congregation joining in the various carols, the words of which were displayed on large screens at the sides of the church and the service ended in candle light with the congregation holding candles. After the Service many of the friends and the choirs enjoyed drinks and a buffet supper in the upper room of the church and of course there was more carol singing. We would like to give thanks to all those from the community who came to support this especial event of Lux Mundi and for their generosity, 630 Euros were collected which will be distributed by the Parish Church to help families and children in need.
Restaurante Venta El Cortijo Frigiliana Schedule:
-Thursday 26th 3pm. Not To Fall reunion. €15 including buffet & coach transport if required.
-Tuesday 31st 9pm. Art Club Duo. €40 including cava, luxury buffet & coach transport.
MA-5105, 18 Frigiliana 29788. Please contact us on phone or on FB for more details. Tel. +34 951 83 57 38 FB Link
Check the DigameXtra Sponsor’s list whenever you need a service.
Service Providers, send in a demo vid and I will include a link to it in your ads!
Landlords, tell your renters about DigameXtra, where they can get overnight answers to questions about local stuff without having to call you!
-Solar Electric (PV) (Self-Consumption)
-Grid Connected or Off Grid Solar Electric
-Solar Hot Water
-Solar Pool Heating
-Installation and Repairs
Contact: Malcolm Butcher. Tel: +34 652970608 (Spain) Competa
Email: info AT competasolar DOT es Web: www.competasolar.es
Greek Style New Year’s Eve Party: Greek House Restaurant- Torrox Costa. Tuesday Dec 31 8pm. Limited places, reservations required! If you are interested in spending this special night with Greek flavours, next to the beach but away from the large crowds, please book a place in the restaurant no later than 15 December. Located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. For information contact us on 642585049. Thanks. https://la-casita-griega.business.site/
Please note: We will be closed for holiday 16Dec until 7Jan, except for the New Year’s Eve Party.
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
Last Intensive Christmas Spanish Course – BASIC Level – in Malagalingo
You’re still on time!! You’ll speak spanish at last!!
Check the details below
Intensive Spanish Course – basic level – 18 hours
Dates: January 7 to 11
-Tuesday 7> 12:00 to 16:00 p.m.
-Wednesday 8> 14:00 to 16:00 p.m.
-Thursday 9> 12:00 to 16:00 p.m.
-Friday 10> 9:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m.
-Saturday 11> 9:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m.
Communicative and conversational method. Playful approach
Super-reduced groups (Maximum of 6 students)
On our outdoor terrace when the weather is nice
Golden Club 50+ Senior Students
Malagalingo contact info: Facebook: malagalingo
Tel./Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
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
Photo Development Wanted: Ì have some dozen small negatives that I want to get developed and copied. I can’t find anyone to do it but there might be someone who has kept the equipment and and has the skill I would be happy to pay for them, Ernest/Torrox pueblo. 651155624
Businesses and sellers of big ticket items, please consider becoming a DigameXtra Sponsor to help pay our production expenses and WordPress server bill. Email for details. You can join the Sponsor list and get extra posting privileges for as little as €50/3 months to post a big ticket item or €65/3 months for all other sponsorships. Donations from individuals graciously accepted. This will not have any effect the vast majority of readers, but will encourage those making serious money from posting here to shoulder some of the costs. Thank you.
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
Click on pics to enlarge
For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center.
-Chunky pine blanket box Measurements Width 114cms Depth 45cms Height 51cms Price 75€
-Beautiful spanish dresser ideal for restaurant Measurements Width 172cms Depth 45cms Height 189cms Price 165€
-Corner sofa white leatherette with deep red grey black cushions storage compartment adjustable headrests and side rests. Measurements Width 280cms length 180cms Price 425€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
For Sale: Dyson Hot + Cool AM09, Fan heater/cooler. Very little use, selling because have installed A/C. Cost new 449 euros, (bought at Worten, receipt available). Price lowered to 200 euros ono. Buyer collects in Nerja Burriana area.
email Anders at email@example.com or WhatsApp/call: 669094359
Exchange quotes by www.xe.com
GBP>EUR (last night’s quote, click to enlarge)
Fun & Games
National Geographic Photo of the Day: Click Here
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day: Click Here
Word of the Day: Click Here
Quote of the Day: Click Here
Fact of the Day: Click Here
Born Today: Click Here
Today in History: Click Here
Today’s Front Pages, worldwide: Click Here
Daily Crossword Puzzle: Click Here
Daily Mail UK- Daily Sudoku: Click Here
Useful Links, Info & Numbers
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez 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
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112
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/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
Currency Converter: http://www.currency-converter.com/
Internet Speed Test: http://beta.speedtest.net/
Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php UKNewspaper Front Pages and Worldwide Newspapers All On One Site: https://www.thepaperboy.com/uk/front-pages.cfm
DigameXtra Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DigameXtracom-100456328093689/ and https://www.facebook.com/Digame-Torrox-Blog-106444724153160/
DoctorLaptop’s Homepage: https://doctorlaptop-repairs.webnode.com/
The DigameXtra YouTube Channel. Service Providers, send in a demo vid and I will include a link to it in your ads. See the Rules Page for full details on submitting videos. Visit the DigameXtra YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4aMm7BO2xK8U3MD2SX16eA
By supporting our sponsors you help support DigameXtra!
How to Subscribe and make submissions: Click Here
DigameXtra cannot be responsible for incorrect info in reader posts or event announcements.
Anonymous submissions are unacceptable.
ATTENTION! New EU internet privacy laws are now in effect, known as the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)! I have to inform you that the DigameXtra archive saves follower’s email addresses in the WordPress server. By subscribing/following you implicitly accept this; if you make submissions you acknowledge that anyone can view old issues online and see your contact info as you provided and you accept this. If you don’t want me saving your email address do not subscribe/follow, you can unsubscribe and remove yourself from this list using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every subscription issue. Takedown notices must include proof of ownership as well as the date and issue number of the DigameXtra issue containing the infringing content. These may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proper takedown notices will be complied with immediately.
©DigameXtra.com 2019 All rights reserved.