DigameXtra No. 1525 Monday, Jan. 27th 2020

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What’s On

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Live Irish Folk with Brendan & Alex: Tuesday 28 Jan, 9pm.
Bea’s Postamt – Torrox
Av. Europa, Blq 80, 29793 Torrox  FB Link

 

U2, Depeche Mode & The Cure Tribute by Green Covers in Málaga: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9 PM – 1 AM.
París15 Club, Calle de la Orotava, 27, 29006 Málaga, Spain
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Bill Bailey’s new show “Larks in Transit” comes to the Costa del Sol: Thursday, March 5th. 8:30pm.
Auditorio Municipal Príncipe de Asturias
Calle Pedro Navarro Bruna, s/n – Recinto Ferial,
29620 Torremolinos Tel. +34 952 05 02 93
The beginning of 2020 sees Bill taking the show to yet more European destinations. “Larks in Transit” is a compendium of travelers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents and trademark intelligence, he tackles politics, philosophy, the pursuit of happiness, death metal, ringtones and an excruciating encounter with Paul McCartney. Two decades of life as a comic filtered through what the Daily Telegraph calls ‘the brainiest comic of his generation’.
€35 General admission.
Info & Tickets at https://billbailey.co.uk/live/

 

Natterbox: Hi Digamites, Somebody recently told me that it is unlucky to wish people a Happy New Year too long after January 1st, so, just in case, this is NOT a New Years’ greeting!
In November last year, I started a group called ‘Natterbox’, which I described as ‘a short cut to friendships’. Since then, we have had several enjoyable evenings together where we have met up simply to ‘have a good old natter’, what might also be called the ‘art of good conversation’.
Natterbox is an informal group, with no regular meetings, no fixed topics or agendas, to be used by members to meet up spontaneously, in pairs or more, whenever the fancy takes them. So, if for instance you arrive in Spain only to find that few of your existing friends are around at that moment, you would be able to contact people in the Natterbox WhatsApp group to see if they fancy a coffee or a copa! Or perhaps several people you know have decided to return to their home country, and you would like to get to know others, then this may appeal to you.
Our members are currently equally divided between living in Nerja & Torrox, so get-togethers have so far centred around either of those locations. As more people join who might live in other areas, we may choose to venture to other parts.
Please contact me to express interest, & tell me a little about yourself, including where you are based in Spain.
Look forward to hearing from you.
Jennifer Day
jennifer at jday dot eu

 

The Killer Rockets: Friday, January 31, 2020 at midnight
New Eagle Pass, Calle Martínez Catena, 18, 29640 Fuengirola
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Pablo’s Cafe: Now open from late morning to early evenings. German / Spanish theme. Plate of the day, regular menu, snacks and beverages. Indoor and terrace seating with a sea view. BLQ 80 bajo, Torrox Costa, next door to the Greek Casita Restaurant.

 

Phil Collins – tribute: Wednesday, 18th March.
La Sala, Puerta Banus
Tel: 952 81 41 45
Bookings must be made directly with the venue

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: New sash window. Sash window with wonderful georgian bars, UPVC, self imported from the UK, Brand new.
Unfortunately, we ordered the wrong size. The size is 120cm * 120 cm.
We paid 500 GBP and asking now only 400,00 EUR.
The window is ready to be picked up in Sayalonga.
Contact: Bernd Martin at 608 517 661

 

Recommendations

Chiropractor: Would anyone who has experience of Chiropractor Knudd Bryrjalsen please contact Bill/Torrox on
Email: torrox1000 at gmail dot com

 

News & Articles

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The world mourns the death of NBA Star Kobe Bryant: Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among several people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Bryant was 41.
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/28569415/the-nba-world-mourns-death-kobe-bryant

 

SmileDirectClub- Teeth Straightening System: This company, with a large Facebook presence, says it will fix your smile. It may shush you if it doesn’t. At $1,850, the products are cheaper than braces, and get mixed reviews. “When some of the customers requested refunds, SmileDirectClub asked them to sign the confidentiality provision. The agreement prohibited the customers from telling anyone about the refund and required them to delete negative social media comments and reviews…”. In addition to linking confidentiality to refunds, the company sued the parent of the popular website Lifehacker.com last year for defamation and libel over an article that outlined the risks of its products. If you have considered this system you should read this article:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/21/technology/smiledirectclub-smile-nda.html

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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
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

Taxi
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

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