DigameXtra No. 1524 Sunday, Jan. 26th 2020

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Kick’em Jenny & the Real Untameds at El Bar de Las Motos:
Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 5:30 PM
On Sunday, February 2, we present Jenny Giglio, one of those artists from the Rockin ‘scene who leaves no one indifferent.
Whoever has seen it act will fully understand the description we will make of it. Wild, daring, dazzling, sexy…A real Rockabilly volcano. Showing on the stage an attitude similar to what many define as “Rockabilly Rules”, hoarse voice, reminiscent of the matchless Wanda Jackson, a well-beaten acoustic guitar and a nearby beer. In their performances they play both their own songs composed by her, as well as a cast of the best of “obscure rockabilly”.
Not surprisingly, his artistic nickname is taken from an active underwater volcano near the Island of Granada, in the West Indies, the “Kick’ em Jenny ”. Do not miss it, as always, in the best atmosphere, at El Bar de Las Motos. We wait for you.
Avenida Tivoli, 3 (1,329.13 mi), Benalmádena 29631
+34 951132051 FB Link

 

The Arts Society Nerja:
has the pleasure to invite you to a fully illustrated lecture
Copenhagen – City of the Future
by Rafael Anderson, architect
Tuesday, 28 January at 18.00
Centro. Cultural, C/Granada, Nerja
Guests welcome; €10
anneduse@yahoo.se

 

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DoctorLaptop’s Tips #80:
-Parents Need To Know About Tiktok: Why don’t kids use Facebook anymore? Oh, they may when they know you are watching. As soon as you’re gone they switch. Besides the rebelous attitude of “I don’t wanna be like my parents” and “Facebook is for Boomers”, the real reason is they don’t want their parents cyber-stalking them by monitoring their FB posts. Kids were using Instagram and Snapchat for their parent-free social media and messaging in recent years. Some parents caught on. Now the kids are moving to TikTok, a site where they can message each other and share 15-60 second video clips (remember their attention spans) free of parental control. Unfortunately there are dangers, adult content and creepy strangers lurking. Kids may take chances meeting new people if it gains them more “followers” and “builds their on-line presence.”  You need to educate yourself and speak with them regarding Tiktok. Please visit this website so you know exactly what risks your children may be exposed to.
https://www.internetmatters.org/hub/esafety-news/tik-tok-app-safety-what-parents-need-to-know/
-Toshiba laptop owners. Toshiba recently sold it’s laptop division to Sharp Corp. as part of a settlement resulting from a huge 2015 corporate scandal. Toshiba laptops are now re-branded as Dynabook. The official Toshiba laptop website address now redirects you to the Dynabook website. Reference: https://www.anandtech.com/show/14168/dynabook-the-new-name-of-toshibas-pcs
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For Sale: Unusual 3 deep drawer shoe chest of drawers in natural pine. Each drawer has a shelf allowing two rows per drawer. Measurements are :- H 126 cms. W 87 cms. D 25 cms. Has not been varnished or waxed so would look super painted. Price €65
More pics on request. Sandra/Velez Malaga
sandra.hendey@gmail.com or 619471301.

 

Wanted: Two recliners or sun beds required for terrace please to enjoy the sun when it comes! Will collect.
Peter/Frigiliana +44 7465 848855

 

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Frigiliana resident videos a fox: While foxes are not rare in the area, seeing one is. Supposedly a video on the Spanish Diario SUR Facebook page shows the fox running down steps before being startled by car headlights, turning round and running back up. (I couldn’t find the video, just this photo. -Ed.) Photo:Facebook
http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202001/24/frigiliana-resident-captures-video-20200124102822-v.html

 

Discount Train Tickets: Tickets for Spain’s new low-cost high-speed rail service, known as AVLO, will go on sale for as little as €5 a ticket on Monday. The cut-price offer from state operator Renfe will last for 10 days, with a thousand tickets available each day.
The tickets will cover the popular Madrid to Barcelona route, and will be available for travel between April 6 and August 31. Once the initial offer is over, the prices of AVLO tickets will range between €10 and €60 per journey, depending on the route required, demand and whether the tickets are bought in advance. Young travelers under the age of 14 who are accompanied by an adult will pay just €5 for their tickets. https://elpais.com/elpais/2020/01/23/inenglish/1579790418_520775.html
Tickets will be available for purchase on the AVLO website,
https://avlorenfe.com/bienvenido.html

 

Churches / Worship

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Nerja, or are visiting the Nerja area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ The King in Nerja. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30.
Prayer Meetings on Thursdays at 11.00.
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK
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Cornerstone International Church
Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am. Bible based, Non-Denominational Christian Church in Torre del Mar area of Malaga, Spain. A culturally diverse family of believers in Jesus Christ.
Cornerstone International Church, C/Solera 2, Local 2, 29740 Torre del Mar.
Whatsapp: +34.634540519
www.CornerstoneInternationalChurch.com

 

Puente Christian Fellowship
Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national Bible-believing community of Christians who meet in the church’s meeting room each Sunday at 11 am to worship the Lord. The church hall is underneath Maroma Immobilaria, Puente Don Manuel Cruce de Periana – 29713.
The location and directions of how to find us are on our
website: https://evangelicalchurchelpuente.com

 

Welcome to the services of the Anglican Parish of Nerja and Almuñécar:
Our parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar, and surrounding area. It is our commitment to draw them into a closer relationship with God and his church. We are kindly offered the use of local Roman Catholic churches.
Sunday Eucharist Services
Almuñécar
9.30 am – Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (The Fishermen’s Chapel). This small chapel is situated towards the western end of the beach and set back near the Chinasol Hotel and seafront. There is a Eucharist every Sunday from November through to March, and there is a Eucharist service on every alternative Sunday (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month in April, May, September and October). There are no services during the hot summer months of June, July and August.
Nerja
12.00 noon – Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucía. There is a Eucharist service at this time throughout the year. The church is within easy walking distance of the first large roundabout as you drive into town from the Malaga direction, by the bus station.
All further information regarding the parish and the weekly services is to be found on our website – www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk
If you wish to contact us directly, the e-mail is; cofenerja@gmail.com
The Revd Nigel Thomas, Priest in Charge

 

Church Services in English, Cómpeta:
-Normal Services at 11 a.m. each Sunday at the Lux Mundi Centre, Torre del Mar.
Our thanks, as ever, to Father Liviu and to Bishop Jesús of Málaga
Enquiries to the Rector of the Congregation of St. Barnabas:
952 03 04 61

 

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Weekly Markets
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
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