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What's on the ed's mind this month? The past, the present and the future, thats what! I'ts hard to look forward without reflecting on what has already occurred. Whether it's in our distant past, our recent past or simply just the other day... In the year of our lord 2016, some people have celebrated historic victories while others can't wait to see the back of it and pass quickly onto 2017. Great Britain, heroically won 67 medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics... Hooray!! Then the Brexit... confusion! The passing of a great music icon, David Bowie... sadness. As we wore our poppies with pride (against FIFA's wishes), we cast our minds to those who are no longer with us and those who are more unfortunate than us. The devastation of terrorist attacks in France, the tragic desperation surrounding the poor civilians of Aleppo. The refugee crisis and the thousands that remain homeless... Many poor souls are praying that 2017 may just bring them some hope.

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The world held it's breath looking "state side" as Clinton and Trump went toe to toe with the most documented presidential elections in history. The results brought some turbulence to the peace across the states, some still refusing to accept it much like the passing of yet another musical icon, Prince. Although it's the present that we occupy ourselves with, we constantly need to look forward so that we may improve on things, achieve things no matter how insignificant. Look forward to that "big get together" on Christmas Day or the wild celebrations on old years night, the holiday you've booked in March, the family coming to visit you here in Spain (well maybe not?? :0) But yes, we need the future to give us wings and the future is now! So get out there and grab the old

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"Toro Rosso" by the horns and enjoy every spare minute of this Christmas. Open your arms and celebrate with all to bring in the year of our lord 2017! We love to read all the "expat living" stories all our brave readers send in over the year, some sad, some strange and some just downright hilarious, keep them rolling in. We love you all and without you we would be nothing! To all The Sentinella readers and all the contributing businesses, we at HQ wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year, See you all in January 2017!

J.J. - The Ed & The Sentinella Crew at HQ xx

WhAT’S INSIDE ThIS MONTh? Page 23 Where is Waldo Page 26 Film Review Page 32 Recipe of the Month Page 38 Countries of the World Page 50 Amazing Marine Life Page 52 Paparazzi Page 64 Top 10’s Page 66 Useless Facts Page 67 Facebox Page 68 Horoscopes Page 72 Jokes Page 74 Puzzle Pages Page 75 Crossword

Strange News Taiyuan, China, a real-life Rapunzel showed her locks off on stage in a Chinese park and had her hair measured. It was a staggering 11 feet long. The 60-year-old woman showed off her impressive hair for spectators at a park in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, and revealed the results of the annual measuring of her hair length. She said her hair has grown nearly 19 inches since it was measured last year. The woman said she hasn't cut her hair in 18 years and she is hoping to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records, which currently lists China's Xie Qiuping as the record-holder with hair measuring 18 feet and 5.54 inches long. A Florida police department said an alligator reported wandering near a post office was captured in a resident's back yard. The Mexico Beach Police Department shared photos on Facebook of the 4-foot-long alligator captured by Officer Brenna Hauversburk. "A call came in from the post office for an animal complaint," Hauversburk responded to the scene and soon caught sight of the culprit, a 4-foot-long alligator. "I saw it right in the tree line," said Hauversburk, "Right here in these people's backyard." "It was just sitting there waiting for us to come get it," Hauversburk said. "I hooked the lasso on the end of the trash grabber, slipped it over his neck, and just held on cause he put up a nice fight." The FWC released the alligator a safe distance away from residential areas, officials said.


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Christmas Poem Eat up, it is Christmas time, food is going amok: Turkey, peas, potatoes, and dressing perhaps even a duck. It’s OK, eat away: Corn, gravy, cranberries, ham. Eat up, it is Christmas day: Salad, rolls, butter and jams.

Stats Some of Santa’s Stats There are currently 78 people named S. Claus living in the U.S. -- and one Kriss Kringle. (You gotta wonder about that one kid's parents) December is the most popular month for nose jobs.

Eat up, it is Christmas time: Chips, bean dip, carrots, peas. You must do it, it is the season. Grape juice, milk, teas and coffee. You can not refuse; there is no reason: Cake, gum, chocolate, candy. The year is ending, never fear. New Years Eve will soon be here All resolutions will be listed in play. A diet awaits you the very next day.

Weight of Santa's sleigh loaded with one Beanie Baby for every kid on earth: 333,333 tons. Number of reindeer required to pull a 333,333-ton sleigh: 214,206 - plus Rudolph. To deliver his gifts in one night, Santa would have to make 822.6 visits per second, sleighing at 3,000 times the speed of sound. At that speed, Santa and his reindeer would burst into flame instantaneously.


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The Month Of December The birthstone of December is turquoise. World's AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1st. The 12th month of the year brings us Christmas and New Years Eve. December is the last month in the Gregorian calendar. Its name is based on the Latin term for ten. In the Roman calendar, December was the tenth month until the addition of January and February at the beginning of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere December has the shortest daylight hours and marks the beginning of winter. December provides the longest days in Southern Hemisphere, as it is the beginning of summer. December is a month home to many religious holidays.

December 3 - International Day of the Disabled Person. December 27th is National Chocolate Day. On December 29, 1862, the bowling bowl was invented. Poinsettia Day is on December 12th. On December 3, 1967, the first heart transplant was completed. On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first flight.

The birth flower of December is the narcissus.

On December 14, 1791, the Bill of Rights was passed.

Zodiac signs for December are Sagittarius and Capricorn

John Lennon shot and killed in New York City, December 8, 1980.

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Soliloquy For The Past So true... We met and we married a long time ago. We worked for long hours when wages were low. No TV, no wireless, no bath, times were hard. Just a cold water tap and a walk in the yard. No holidays abroad, no carpets on the floors. We had coal on the fire and we didn’t lock the doors. Our children arrived, no pill in those days. And we brought them up without any State aid. They were safe going out and played in the park. And old folk could go out for a walk in the dark. No Valium, no drugs and no LSD. We cured most of our ills with a good cup of tea. No vandals, no muggings, there was nothing to rob. We felt we were rich with a couple of bob. People were happy in those far off days. Kinder and caring in so many ways.

Milkman and paperboy would whistle and sing. A night at the pictures was our own mad fling. We all get our share of trouble and strife. We just have to face it, that’s the pattern of life. Now I’m alone I look back through the years. I don’t think of the bad times, the trouble and tears. I remember the blessings, our home and our Love. And that we shared them together, I thank God above.

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It’s Christmaaaaaaaaas! 21 things you can only get away with saying at Christmas

12. Do you think you'll be able to handle all these people at once?

1. I prefer breasts to legs

13. I didn't expect everyone to come at the same time!

2. Tying the legs together keeps the inside moist.

14. You still have a little bit on your chin.

3. Smother the butter all over the breasts!

15. How long will it take after you put it in?

4. If I don't undo my trousers, I'll burst!

16. You'll know it's ready when it pops up.

5. I've never seen a better spread!

17. Just pull the end and wait for the bang.

6. I'm in the mood for a little dark meat.

18. That's the biggest bird I've ever had!

7. Are you ready for seconds yet?

19. I'm so full, I've been gobbling nuts all morning

8. It's a little dry; do you still want to eat it? 9. Just wait your turn, you'll get some!

20. Wow, I didn't think I could handle all that and still want more!

10. Don't play with your meat.

21. I do like a good stuffing.

11. Stuff it up between the legs as far as it will go.

Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


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Making Men Happy 10 things to make men happy in a relationship! 1. Praise. Men adore women who shower them with adulation. Praise is like candy – good for everyone. 2. Nagging. Men hate it. Tell them once what you want. You have a 50-50 chance it will be done. Tell them more than that within a 24-hour period and it's called nagging. Complain to your mother. Give him dirty looks. Close the kitchen and the bedroom. But whatever you do, don't nag. 3. Crying. Men really hate it. They have no defense. You finally get him to have a serious talk and you start crying because you don't like how it's going. Well, girlfriend, you killed that one. Not only is the discussion over, but you put him in a lose-lose situation. If he ignores your emotions, he's insensitive. Finish the talk, then cry to the dog. Or a friend. 4. Where is this relationship going? Really? You have eyes; use them. It's obvious. You just don't want to face it, so you're making him do the dirty work and spit it out. Take the cue. Do what you have to do. If he doesn't like it, he'll fight to get you back. 5. Food. His mother knew the way to his heart. And if she didn't, here's your opportunity. Men love to eat. And be served. If you like to cook, you lucked out on this one. If you don't, you're a dummy if you can't find takeout that will look, taste and smell like homemade. 6. Action Jacksons. Men either love to be on the move or watch other men move, mostly on TV or at a stadium. Either way, they need it. And they'll love you for it if you don't complain about it. He has high respect for a woman who knows the importance of giving him space when he needs it. 7. Sex. Psst. It's good for both of you. It keeps the connection and relieves stress and tension. He'll be putty in your hands. Cook a meal for him after and he'll be so happy he might even cry. 8. Relinquish the need for control. Worse than anything, a man hates when a woman is constantly trying to control every situation. It's emasculating and it's degrading, both to you and him. You're not very fun or pretty when you're controlling. Until you get a grip on your

fears or whatever is making you work this ugly trait, your relationship will suffer. Let him be the man. You're with him for a reason. He's capable. Let him prove it. He'll love you for it. 9. The power of touch. Touch heals. It's the unspoken word of forgiveness, love, warmth and compassion. We all can use a little. Men crave it. It makes them closer to you and they will touch back. 10. Love. And more love. Hug him. Text him. Laugh with him. Leave love notes in the bathroom or in his car. You'll get it back in spades. It's contagious and it keeps the special spark glowing bright. ! 


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Worst Christmas Jumpers Of All Time Really?! What were they thinking!

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Asbestos - Have You Been In Contact?

In this edition, I thought I would look at a number of questions that often arise and that make people worried about the possibility of making a claim. My message is, if in doubt ask! I CANNOT REMEMBER WhERE I WORKED OR ThE COMPANY I WORKED FOR NO LONGER EXISTS. It is not unusual for companies that traded in the 1960’s, for example, to have long since stopped trading. With investigations I can trace insurers who provided cover for these companies and they are obliged to deal with the claims. Even if you are hazy about the exact name of a company or your period of employment with them, I can obtain your work history from HM Revenue & Customs and this provides confirmation of who you worked for all those years ago. I hAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITh AN ASBESTOS CONDITION BUT I DID NOT WORK WITh ASBESTOS. I always like to meet my clients and it is surprising how often, when you start talking about a persons work history, what they remember. Often, it turns out that even if a person did not actually work with asbestos, they worked alongside people who did and therefore came into contact with dust. Another possibility, and a particularly sad one in my experience, is a wife who comes into contact with asbestos from her husband’s work clothes. A RELATIVE hAS DIED FROM AN ASBESTOS RELATED CONDITION BEFORE MAKING A CLAIM It is not widely known that claims can be made even though the person affected has died (provided the claim is made within 3 years of death). The claim is made on behalf of the persons estate. DIAGNOSING AN ASBESTOS RELATED CONDITION There are a number of conditions that can be caused by exposure to asbestos, including lung cancer. The main issue is whether the breathing difficulties can be attributed to

asbestos. This is the point we have to prove in all respiratory disease cases, not just asbestos related but also, for example, silicosis – medical evidence is required to prove a link. Claims for breathing problems caused by exposure to asbestos can be complex but the quicker the claim is started the quicker these issues can be dealt with. So, if you are concerned about your particular situation or have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch. I am happy to talk to you free of charge. I can be contacted on 00 44 1244 340560 at or alternatively you can visit my website at


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Life’s Facts Life lessons written by a "90-Year-Old"

life, don't take no for an answer.

Life isn't fair, but it's still good.

Burn the candles; use the nice sheets; wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.

When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does. Pay off your credit cards every month. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone. It's OK to let your children see you cry. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it. When it comes to going after what you love in

Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple. No one is in charge of your happiness except you. What other people think of you is none of your business. Time heals almost everything. Give time time. However good or bad a situation is, it will change. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger. Growing old beats the alternative — dying young. Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.

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Where Is Waldo? This month where’s Waldo.... Last month’s answer on page 80



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Linea Directa OEM PARTS EXCLUSIVELY USED IN NATIONAL REPAIR NETWORK OEM PARTS OEM parts are Original Equipment Manufactured parts as made by your car’s manufacturer. They are brand new, usually more expensive and sometimes take longer to order. But they are a no brainer. Body shops love them because they fit perfectly and install easy. LÍNEA DIRECTA ONLY USES OEM PARTS Línea Directa is the only insurance company that guarantees the use of OEM parts in their repairer network. Thanks to an exclusive purchasing and distribution agreement with the major manufacturers, when you repair your vehicle through its exclusive network of body shops and repairers, they guarantee the use of OEM parts. After vehicle repairs are complete, they send a list of the OEM parts used for you to keep in your log book. It’s one less thing to worry about. DO ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES USE OEM PARTS? At the time of publishing this article, no other insurance company in Spain guarantees the exclusive use of OEM parts in their repairer network. Some insurance companies rely on after market parts and used parts to keep the repair costs to a minimum, only paying for OEM parts if no

other parts are available. After-market parts are parts made by a company other than your vehicle’s manufacturer. They are new and the spec should be very close to the original specs. However, some minor fitting adjustments maybe required by the body shop. Used parts come from the scrap yard. Cars involved in accidents, engine trouble or age, means that scrapped cars will have some working parts, which can be resold. The used parts are usually OEM parts. NATIONAL NETWORK OF BODY ShOP REPAIR Using the Línea Directa network to repair your car means more than just OEM parts. The whole repair service is handled from start to finish. Your vehicle is collected at the agreed time and place. The repairs are carried out swiftly, efficiently and according to original manufacturer specs. You can request a replacement vehicle for the duration of the repair. They will keep you updated on progress and after completion; your vehicle will be delivered at the agreed time and place. We hope the information provided in this article is of interest. If you would like to contact Línea Directa call 902 123 165

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Kestrel Counselling Life at times can be tough and regularly throws us a curve ball. Most times we can handle these blips, with the support of family and friends. However, sometimes these blips in the road seem overwhelming. According to the Mind website 1 in 4 people in the UK will suffer from depression each year. I personally do not believe that anti-depressants are helpful in the long run. They remove the symptoms but not the underlying causes. For me it is like treating a broken leg with pain killers – it takes away the pain, but does not actually heal the broken bone. In order to recover from depression I believe it is important to examine what is causing the depression. For many people it can be hard to admit that they have a problem. They feel they should ‘get over it’ or ‘pull themselves together’. The reality is that many people need help at some time in their lives, and having the courage to ask for it is a first huge step.

This can be even harder for a parent to ask for help on behalf of their children. Nearly 80,000 children in the UK suffer from depression and 1 in 4 young people have had suicidal thoughts. Counsellors offer a safe, confidential space for clients to explore their feelings, helping clients to find ways to make changes that feel comfortable to the client. We do not give advice, as we do not have to live with the consequences of a decision made. It is for the client to decide what is right for them. I have worked with clients of every age group from 5 years old, teenagers and young people and adults, to help them explore their feelings. I work in different ways including play therapy, art therapy etc, working with the client to make changes in their lives. For further information please see main advert below.


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When Jake’s grandfather leaves him a series of clues to an ancient mystery, he sets out on a journey that takes him to ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’. Living apart from a society that wouldn’t understand them, each of the children has their own strange ability. One can breathe underwater; one is invisible; and another can fly. But with these powers come powerful enemies – and now only Jake’s “peculiarity” can save his friends. Based on the best-selling novel and directed by Tim Burton, it’s time to discover what makes you unique and join the residents of

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Random Jokes Three doctors are out geese-hunting. A gaggle flies over and the oncologist raises and then lowers his gun. "I better conduct an MRI first to determine if those were really geese." Some more geese fly by & the endocrinologist raises his gun and then lowers it. "I'll need some bloodwork to conduct an A1C and determine what those birds were first." Some more geese fly over.

The trauma doc raises his shotgun and blows them out of the sky. "What were those things, anyway?" he asks.

Recipe Of The Month Bought To Us By Horizon Restaurant See main adverts on pages 42 & 43

Crescent Bacon Breakfast Ring Can you believe it!!! The Festive season has arrived. Time to relax and enjoy with friends and family. How about this easy Christmas breakfast recipe to get your day started. Yummy!!!!!

Ingredients 1 can Pilsbury crescents (8 in a can) 8 Slices of cooked bacon 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 5 eggs 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated Salt and pepper to taste 1 egg for egg wash (optional) Preheat oven to 375F degrees In a bowl beat the eggs and add the chopped peppers to it and stir. Season with salt and pepper. Cook the eggs in a skillet so they’re scrambled. Layer the crescent on a parchment pepper, like a star as shown in the picture.

On each crescent lay a piece of bacon. Add half of the cheese around the ring. Add the scrambled eggs around the ring and top with the remainder of the cheese. Fold the crescents over. You may now brush with the egg wash if you prefer, I did because it gives the ring a nice golden colour. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the crescents are cooked and golden brown.

Enjoy & Merry Christmas x

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Ye Ole Butchery Its December the end of the year, which means Christmas is here, Ye Ole Butchery’s order books are well and truly open. We have all your traditional Christmas fayre, From Whole Turkeys, Gammon joints, Ribs of Beef and Topside, Silverside, Pork with crackling and legs of lamb. All of which are fresh and can be cut to the weight you want also Chipolatas and streaky bacon, sausagemeat etc... Ye Ole Butchery opened its doors five and half years ago and prides itself on quality. The beef is specially selected and is dry hung in the traditional way for three weeks minimum and all cuts are available. Fresh free range Irish lamb and the best pork with just enough fat and crackling. All our sausages are made on the premises using a recipe that has been past down the generations, they try to have at least four different flavours at any one time, traditional pork, Lincolnshire, Cumberland, chilli and garlic, apple, tomato, also beef

sausages and the South African Boerewors are very popular. We also make gluten free to order and Low fat sausages. All the bacon is dry cured by ourselves, streaky and back smoked or unsmoked. Also salt beef, ox tongue, bacon ribs, or anything else you would like. We have a small deli section for your cooked meats with Traditional boiled ham, pickled tongue, roast beef and Pastrami all Prepared on the premises. Also cheddars, stilton butter and cream, There is also a range condiments and sauces, jam, biscuits, soups etc. We have special BBQ packs and meat packs throughout the year Which are posted on our facebook page, so pop over to Ye Ole Butchery and hit the like button to keep up with what they have going on. Merry Christmas! See main advert below

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X-Factor Simon Cowell’s best insults 1."If you had lived 2,000 years ago and sung like that, I think they would have stoned you." 2. "Holly, your mouth is far too big when you sing. I mean, it was like looking into a cave. I've never seen anything so huge in my life." 3. "I don't know what cats being squashed sound like in Lithuania, but I now have a pretty good idea." 4. "You're probably the most disillusioned group of people we've ever had in this competition. And that's the truth. I think the group is horrendous, you have absolutely zero edge, no originality, I think individually you're weak, I think as a group you're even worse, absolutely zero chance you guys will ever, ever, ever have a successful career." 5. "I'm tempted to ask if you sang that the night before your wife left you." 6. "Last year I described someone as being the worst singer in

America. I think you're the worst singer in the world." 7. "It was a bit like ordering a hamburger, and only getting the bun." 8. "There's as much chance as you being a pop star or a rock star as me flying to the moon tomorrow morning for breakfast." 9. "You actually sing like a train going off the rails. You sort of start off in tune and then it goes completely off. And very, very fast." 10. "Do you have a singing teacher? Get a lawyer and sue her." 11. "If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning."

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Random Jokes :) A woman noticed her husband standing on the bathroom scale, sucking in his stomach. “Ha! That’s not going to help,” she said. “Sure, it does,” he said. “It’s the only way I can see the numbers.” -----------------------------------------------------------Broccoli: Hey, I look like a tree. Mushroom: Wow, I look just like an umbrella. Walnut: I look exactly like a brain.

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Banana: Man, can we change the topic please? -----------------------------------------------------------A girl asks a boy: "Peter, how much do you love me?" The boy looks her in the eyes, "Look up at the stars, that's how much I love you." The girl is confused, “But it’s morning, there are no stars?” Boy nods, "Exactly!"


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Population - 55,000 Language - English Located - Caribbean Capital - George Town Currency - CI Dollar Religion - Christian Main Exports - Financial Serv. Literacy Rate - 98% Life Expectancy - 80 years G.D.P. Per Capita - $47,000 Total Area - 264km2 National Sport - Football

Famous for - Being a very wealthy tropical tax haven. Interesting Facts - Christopher Columbus, in the service of Spain, discovered the islands in 1503. Columbus named the islands Las Tortugas as there were many giant turtles in the surrounding seas. Later, the islands were renamed Caymanas from the Carib word for crocodile. The Cayman Islands have more registered businesses than they have people. The Islands are the 5th largest banking centre in the world. The island of Grand Cayman, which lies largely unprotected at sea level, was hit by Hurricane Ivan on 11–12 September 2004. Ivan's storm surge completely over-washed Grand Cayman, and an estimated 95% of the buildings on the island were either damaged or destroyed.

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Christmas Food Around The World Not long now until Christmas! Here is what is traditionally eaten around the world In Brazil they eat turkey on Christmas Eve, but not in the traditional North American style. Along with turkey, they serve rice, Brazil nuts, and a variety of fruit. Germans often serve fruity Stollen cake, along with mulled wine called Gluehwein. Stollen is traditionally baked to have a hump, symbolizing the humps of the camels that carried the wise men to see Jesus.

In Ethiopia, locals eat a "doro wat," a chicken stew served with flat bread. Forget the forks and knives because like much Ethiopian cuisine, you eat this with your hands. It's summer during Christmas in South Africa, so locals head to the Braai, an African grill, to cook up lamb, turkey, and pork. We've all heard of "figgy pudding," and yes in the United Kingdom, they actually eat it. Better still, they cover their Christmas

Many Bulgarians fast before Christmas, so on Christmas they nosh on stuffed vegetables, soups, and cakes. In Fiji, locals dine on banana leaf-wrapped fish, stuffed chicken, and pork made with a "Lovo," an earth oven made with heavy stones, like the one seen below.

pudding with brandy and set it on fire! It's summer in Australia, too, so residents have a Christmas barbeque, cooking turkey and lamb. They also eat grilled prawns, like the ones below, in a longstanding tradition called "shrimp on the barbie." Christians in India celebrate the holiday by eating traditional Biryani, or curry, dishes. To end the meal, they often eat kheer, a sweet and milky pudding.

Italians celebrate Christmas by making a meal they call the "Feast of Seven Fishes," which features many different seafood dishes, like calamari, cod, anchovies, and clam linguine. France also serves seafood for Christmas, during the traditional Le Réveillon celebration. Meals usually feature lobster, oysters, and foie gras. In Sweden, a rice pudding, or Risgrynsgröt, is served during Christmas time. One of the bowls will have an almond submerged in its center, and the lucky one who gets the almond receives good luck for the rest of the year.

Promptly at 6pm every Christmas Eve, Icelandic people sit down to a massive meal of cooked meats, including reindeer meat, seen below. The Portuguese are famous for their dried and salted cod, and Christmas wouldn't be complete without a traditional plate of the fish, along with cabbage, eggs, and potatoes, also boiled. People in the United States enjoy eggnog during the holiday months, some more than others. Believe it or not, on Christmas, Japanese residents flock to KFC to dine on tasty fried chicken and all the fixings.


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Now Opened - Oak Land Furniture In San Pedro Oak Land Furniture have opened In San Pedro near Marbella, next door to the Maxi Dia supermarket, just across the road from the Audi dealership Those of you who may have visited the UK at some stage may have seen the 74 stores or seen the oak furniture advertising on the British TV Channels, for those of you who have not, Oak Land Furniture are the market leaders in real solid oak furniture. The company oak land furniture have now opened in Spain due to the huge demand for their quality solid oak products that are built to last a lifetime. Oak Land Furniture offer over 20 different collections of bedroom,dining and occasional furniture as well a large choice of both leather and fabric sofas too, which are all manufactured with hard wood frames. The reclining sofas are all manufactured with top quality German motors!

We called to the store today to interview Managing Director Steve Day who now himself resides in Spain. All the products are produced in 100% solid oak, including all the drawer bases and backs to all the units as well as all the drawers being fully dovetail jointed too. Steve explained that materials such as plywood or veneer are ever used at anytime and only produced from 100% North American white oak. We asked Steve why Spain? Steve informed us that a lot of customers were going into the British stores and asking for delivery to Spain, as the UK Company doesn't deliver to Spain, customers were ordering and shipping themselves to Spain at a heavy cost, so clearly there was a market for 100% solid oak furniture in Spain and also noticable was the lack of quality furniture. It was all decided Spain was a good base to reach both France and Portugal too, to which they also deliver.

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Now Opened - Oak Land Furniture In San Pedro Oak Land Furniture through it's website ( covers the whole of 3 countries with it's delivery network service. Steve took us for a full tour around the store explaining all the different designs from very traditional country designs to very modern designs and explaining all the different finishes from natural oak, rustic oak through to the lovely white washed french finish as well as the brushed oak finishes. The ranges and finishes are just beautiful and the quality is simply superb, and we were very impressed. On top of this, we discovered the company deliver all over Spain free of charge. Steve explained that he likes to design and build furniture that's basically built to last a lifetime and that comes fully ready assembled too, straight out the box ready for use!

We asked Steve how business has been since opening and had he noticed any differences to the UK? Business has been brisk, already two 40 foot containers have been shipped with customers orders and another will be shipping next week from the Swindon warehouse where we keep the majority of furniture in stock. Yes it's been an education opening in Spain due to the relaxed lifestyle, trading patterns are totally different and something I must admit wasn't prepared for, In the UK customers for instance on a Saturday and Sunday pour through the doors, here we are lucky too see anyone on a Saturday before 12, and of course can't open on a Sunday! More business is done through the week and that's morning and late afternoons/evenings. A totally different trading pattern but I'm getting used to it! The store is now fully open 6 days a week and Steve and his Store Manager Nik look forward to seeing you soon. See main advert on page 5


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Christmas Jokes A sign of the times As a little girl climbed onto Santa's lap, Santa asked the usual, "And what would you like for Christmas?" The child stared at him open mouthed and horrified for a minute, then gasped: "Didn't you get my E-mail?" -----------------------------------------------------------At Grandma’s Two young boys were spending the night at their grandparents. At bedtime, the two boys

knelt beside their beds to say their prayers when the youngest one began praying at the top of his lungs. "I PRAY FOR A NEW BICYCLE... I PRAY FOR A NEW NINTENDO... I PRAY FOR A NEW VCR..." His older brother leaned over and nudged the younger brother and said, "Why are you shouting your prayers? God isn't deaf." To which the little brother replied, "No, but Grandma is!"

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Mum’s Request Of Santa Dear Santa, I've been a good mum all year. I've fed, cleaned, and cuddled my two children on demand, visited the doctor's office more than my doctor, sold 62 cases of candy bars to raise money to plant a shade tree on the school playground, and figured out how to attach nine patches onto my daughter's Girl Scout sash with staples and a glue gun. I was hoping you could spread my list out over several Christmases, since I had to write this letter with my son's red crayon on the back of a receipt in the laundry room between cycles, and who knows when I'll find anymore free time in the next 18 years. Here are my Christmas wishes: I'd like a pair of legs that don't ache after a day of chasing kids (in any colour, except purple, which I already have) and arms that don't flap in the breeze, but are strong enough to carry a screaming toddler out of the candy aisle in the grocery store. I'd also like a waist, since I lost mine somewhere in the seventh month of my last pregnancy. If you're hauling big ticket items this year, I'd like a car with fingerprint resistant windows and a radio that only plays adult music; a television that doesn't broadcast any programs containing talking animals; and a refrigerator with a secret compartment behind where I can hide to talk on the phone. On the practical side, I could use a talking daughter doll that says, "Yes, Mummy" to boost my parental confidence, along with one potty-trained toddler, two kids who don't fight, and three pairs of jeans that will zip all the way up without the use of power tools. I could also use a recording of Tibetan monks chanting, "Don't eat in the living room" and "Take your hands off your brother," because my voice seems to be just out of my children's hearing range and can only be heard by the dog. And please don't forget the Playdoh Travel Pack, the stocking stuffer this year for

mothers of preschoolers. It comes in three fluorescent colours and is guaranteed to crumble on any carpet making the In-laws' house seem just like mine. If it's too late to find any of these products, I'd settle for enough time to brush my teeth and comb my hair in the same morning, or the luxury of eating food warmer than room temperature without it being served in a Styrofoam container. If you don't mind, I could also use a few Christmas miracles to brighten the holiday season. Would it be too much trouble to declare ketchup a vegetable? It will clear my conscience immensely. It would be helpful if you could coerce my children to help around the house without demanding payment as if they were the bosses of an organised crime family; or if my toddler didn't look so cute sneaking downstairs to eat contraband ice cream in his pajamas at midnight. Well, Santa, the buzzer on the dryer is ringing and my son saw my feet under the laundry room door. I think he wants his crayon back. Have a safe trip and remember to leave your wet boots by the chimney and come in and dry off by the fire so you don't catch cold. Help yourself to cookies on the table, but don't eat too many or leave crumbs on the carpet. Yours Always, Mum


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Port Minimarket Newly Reopened We are pleased to announce that ‘The little shop on the port of Fuengirola’ has reopened The newly reopened minimarket offers fresh vegetables daily, freshly baked baguettes, croissants, and many other items. If you are a Bar/Restaurant owner and would like to order your fresh vegetables and potatoes and would like to have your items delivered to you, please contact us for details on 962 479 176. The Minimarket opens Monday and Tuesday 9am till 7pm, Wednesday closed but deliveries are still available from 10am till 1pm. Thursday to Sunday we are open 10am till 7pm. We have the local English SUR, Euro Weekly, Olive Press and The Sentinella Malaga Magazine delivered to the shop if you wish to collect your copies please call in. If you decide to visit Shaggy´s Bar just across

the road from the Minimarket please try our special pizza baguettes especially made for Shaggy´s Bar from 3pm till 7pm on Sundays. All you need to do is to pop over to our little shop to make your order, or ask the bar staff. We look forward to seeing you all soon!  See main advert on page 12


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Funny Pictures Laugh it up, mum, I’ll get you back... when I’m a teenager!

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The Green Turtle extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Found in tropical and temperate reefs. The green turtle is a large sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. Their common name derives from the green fat underneath their shell. Adult green turtles are known to grow to 1.5m long. While individuals have been caught that reached weights of up to 315 kilograms, the average weight of mature individuals is around 200 kilograms. The largest Chelonia mydas ever recorded weighed 395 kilograms. habitat: The adults are commonly found in shallow lagoons, feeding mostly on various

species of seagrass. Ecology: They are mostly herbivorous. Like other sea turtles, green turtles are known to migrate long distances between their feeding grounds and the beaches they hatched from. Many islands worldwide have been called Turtle Islands primarily for the large amounts of green turtles that nest on their beaches each year. Female turtles dredge themselves onto beaches and lay eggs in nests that they dig during the night. After a period of time, hatchlings emerge from the nests and head for the water. Those that survive grow to maturity and live to a maximum of eighty years.


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Merry Christmas From Roy Trevor International Removals & Storage See main advert on page 9

Christmas Jokes Ho, Ho, Ho, Ho, Ho !!!!! What do you call a kid who doesn't believe in Santa? A rebel without a Claus. What do you call an elf who sings? A wrapper! Why is Christmas just like your job? You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit. Why does Santa Claus go down the chimney on Christmas Eve? Because it soot's him. Why are Christmas trees so fond of the past? Because the present's beneath them. What do you call a broke santa? It's Saint-NICKEL-LESS What do you get if you eat Christmas decorations? Tinselitis! Why is Santa so jolly? Because he knows where all the naughty girls live.

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Born as the youngest of four brothers in the town of Consett, Atkinson was brought up Anglican by his parents Eric and Ella May. While he used to be a class clown when he was young, by the time he got into his pre-teens he developed self-consciousness and became rather quiet and withdrawn. When attending Durham Choristers School, Atkinson was Tony Blair's schoolmate. It was the BBC comedy sketch show ‘Not the Nine O´Clock News’ that made him famous. He then went on to get the lead role in The Black Adder, which he also co-wrote with Richard Curtis. One of Atkinson´s greatest passions are cars. Once he even said that one of the best moments of his life, aside from personal relationships, was to get a Class 1 license to drive a lorry (semi-truck). He is also a proud owner of an impressive collection of fast cars including Aston Martin, Honda, Audi and even MC Laren F1. Naturally, cars have played an important role in his film career as well. The scene with Mr. Bean driving his mini from a chair on the roof is known all over the world. He was one of the guests at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton as well as the one of Prince Charles and Camilla. For most of his life, he has suffered from a mild stammer, which might be also why he has been known as very taciturn in his private

life, particularly disliking interviews. In fact, Mr. Bean also hardly ever speaks. In 1990, Atkinson married Sunetra Sastry. They have two children – Lily and Benjamin. In February 2014, though, he filed for divorce from Sastry. During his prolific film career, the actor earned significant money. His current wealth is estimated be about £85 million (approximately 130 million dollars). In 2001 while on a holiday trip to Kenya, the plane he and his family were in, started to go down after the pilot had passed out. Atkinson managed to take control of the plane before the pilot woke up. The plane landed safely. Atkinson has been so protective of his family´s privacy that not even his closest friends knew Sastry was pregnant until the kids were born. Originally, the name of his most famous role, Mr. Bean, was Mr. White. It was later changed to Mr. Cauliflower but finally ended up Mr. Bean.

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Smart Currency - Monthly Update STILL A GOOD TIME TO BUY! For those property hunters who have been seriously considering owning their dream holiday home in the sun, and can afford to it's a great time to get actively hunting for that ideal property. Here's some real reasons why..... and it's 'back to basics' 1. Agents are working harder for their buyers today, as there are less dreamers in the marketplace. But, tell them exactly what you want and stick to it. It easier for them as well. 2. Vendors who 'need' to sell will be more open to negotiate, as they are seeing less viewings and the rate is in their favour. 3. The Spanish property market has stabilized, and so has the economy, despite political wobbles. 4. Leisure and living costs are almost half that of northern Europe- shopping, eating out, etc. 5. Mortgage deals at circa 2 percent if you

wish to finance the property and LTV as high as 70 percent. 6. Great rental potential and returns, especially during the summer months to holiday makers. Tourism in Spain is rising year on year. 7. THE WEATHER of course!! 8. Easily accessable- frequency of flights into Malaga is second to none and you have Gibraltar as well. In the winter a return can be under â‚Ź100 (and by sea to Bilbao with your car, pets and goodies) From a currency perspective and being a U.K. buyer, Sterling is still subject to fluctuation, and weak. However, keep reminding yourself of the reasons for coming to Spain and use your property agents to negotiate the best deal for you. Smart Currency Exchange will get the best exchange rate to match! Call Currency Exchange today on 951 401 921. See main advert below


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Love & Marraige, Go Together Like Turkey & Stuffing `Tis the Season to be jolly´… Yes! Christmas is just around the corner, and before I know it, my duties of a married woman are going to be on point! The prepping of Christmas Dinner, the consistency in the flow of all things alcoholic, the laughter, cheer and keeping a handful of dogs at bay whilst the turkey´s cooking, and Simon of course…. Ever the wonderful and helpful husband, who´s a catch at washing up, by has the sneakiest fingers in town and will pinch food from right underneath you. A husband that can easily if not functioning correctly on a full stomach will confuse a frying pan and a saucepan and unless the lettuce is round and of an “iceberg” sort, he simply gets lost in the fridge! 3 month´s already into married life, and we´ve settled quite well… one of our spare bedroom´s had turned into a rather over-crowded storage space, and with all the wedding boxes taking up the majority, we spent our free weekends doing the BIG CLEAN housework!! The amount of C*#p we´ve accumulated in a 1 year period was shocking! The ‘Big Clean’ hit us hard and we decided that fatal Saturday morning, we were sweeping the whole house through, cupboards as well… Come Saturday evening, and we´re just half way through, we realized that although we´re living in a 3 bed, we had no bed space this moment in time, thanks to the “Big Clean” so we “camped” out…on the sofa! I say sofa lightly, as it was more, Simon have the sofa with the Dog of course, and I had the most horrendous camping mattress, on the floor! Although still we find ourselves, with no wedding photos at this time, sorting through the endless boxes brought back the best memories, for now. With that over, all the talk we here now is Christmas, and if I keep saying to myself one more time, “I´ll do it tomorrow”, nobody will be having turkey, let alone presents to open! Simon´s list isn´t the smallest and it seems at 32 he´s not settling for the socks and pj

presents! He´s clearly sat with the newest photography brochure and like you did with the Argos catalogue as a kid, he´s circled the entire book! When I first met Simon, I thought it would be great to have a partner who did photography… just think of the awesome photos you´d finally have…NOPE, I have a camera with me 24/7 wherever I go, I can be taking a wee, and he´s stood in the door talking photos, sits me on a chair while I´m watching Eastenders and snaps away to try a new technique he´s read about.. it´s like living a life of fame, without the money and I can still just get away with a no makeup day in the house and not be judged by thousands! Either way, this year I have to out-do Simon´s gift to me! His gifts are not only thoughtful, but have always taken time to plan and put together! We´re now closer to Christmas than we were last month…But I think I´ve got it in the bag!! MERRY ChRISTMAS FROM ThE DUGGANS!!!!!!!!

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Christmas Presents NOT To Buy Your Man 1. Shower gel pack/toiletries Smell is personal to men. The same way they don't want their mum buying their underwear, they don't want their girlfriend buying their shower gel.

is a gift for him, not for you. A couple's spa seems like something you should get yourself and invite him along for that company you always want. But do not make this his one and only present.

2. Socks/Underpants He can buy his own underpants and socks, but he also doesn't like to think of you going into a store and telling the sales person what size pack he needs.

9. Beard oil Yet again, this is a gift for you, not for him. He doesn't care how his beard feels. In fact, he likes it scruffy and rough. He's grown a beard to display that he doesn't need all those frilly products.

3. That shirt you think he'll look good in Your boyfriend can't choose clothes for you anymore than you can for him, because when it comes to buying your significant other clothing, it's less about what they like, and more about what you like. Before long, he'll be dressed like the Ralph Lauren model you've had a crush on since last year's catalogue.

10. Plane tickets to visit your family There's a reason he hasn't bought them yet. Getting him tickets for anything that he hasn't suggested is just a costly recipe for disaster. It means using his vacation days, taking away from his valuable weekends and investing in something that can't be returned.

4. A cozy bathrobe Unless he's staying at The Ritz or trying to be Hugh Hefner, your boyfriend isn't going to wear a robe. Many men don't always appreciate the art of "being cozy." For them, they'd much rather have a coat they can wear outside of the house. 5. That gimmick gift he'll only use once A razor that smells like bacon, an electric toothbrush that sounds like an train engine, and a 'knit your own beard' kit are all fun for the moment, but totally unusable for the long haul. While he'll appreciate your comedic touch, he won't appreciate the fact that it's been sitting in the corner of his room all year. 6. Donation to a charity Of course he wants to seem like a generous and giving guy, but on the one time of year he's expecting presents, he's not trying to give them away. 7. Gift card to a store he'll never shop in To him, you're taking money he could use any place and turning it into money he can only use one place. 8. A couple's spa day This is like him giving you tickets to see his favorite band play. This

11. Tech things you know nothing about Just give him a gift card. It'll save him the hassle of having to return it in 6 months when the newest HD version comes out. 12. homemade coupons A free massage ticket is cute, but definitely cheap. You're his girlfriend, doesn't that mean free massages? If you're writing coupons for hugs and kisses, maybe you should look at spending more time actually giving them, instead of creating currency for them. 13. Subscriptions to anything The thing about subscription packages is they add pressure and no guy likes pressure. If he feels like he needs to do something, he's going to resent it.


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De Cotta Law Legal Consultations

A comprehensive consultation is essential if you are to be successful and often a mediated

At De Cotta Law we believe that the preliminary

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to voluntarily sign new deeds that accurately

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reflect their ownership. Also a debtor can agree

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some cases we prefer to study the documents after this initial consultation and provide a reasoned opinion in writing after the meeting.

Consultations can be in person or in writing. For more information, contact us on or telephone 952 527014

For example, you may have a dispute with a neighbour about the boundaries of your land. In some of these cases the catastral or rateable area from the Catastro might be substantially different from the surface area of the plot as described in your deeds. Therefore, the lawyer will need to review both documents and any local planning rules to see if the situation can be resolved. In monetary and debt claims we also need to review the paperwork. Unfortunately, in some cases pursing a debt can be costly and not effective if the debtor has no funds or assets in Spain. We act for a number of English law firms and Trustees in bankruptcy and always advise commencing a matter with a property and company search, as it is not advisable to commence a debt action against a “man of straw�. The same will apply to your small business debt or a personal debt where the person or company who owes the money has no capacity to repay.

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OFFERS CONSIDERED  BENALMADAENA Ref: AL008 Leasehold for sale 2 very popular bars in the heart of Arroyo De La Miel. Both bars share a 90m2 sunny terrace in a very prominent square close to all amenities & only a 10-15 minute walk to the beach. Bar 1 is approx. 47m2 of usable space & has a Tapas display unit, equipped bar with 1 pump, fridges and freezer included, 2 storage cupboards, 1 storage area behind the bar, ladies and gents toilet, a/con, rented coffee machine & large basement of 70m2. Bar 2 is approx. 98m2 of usable space and has a fully fitted kitchenette, equipped bar with 1 pump, ladies & gents toilet, a/con & stage area, this bar is also sound proofed. Viewings by appointment only.

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Ref: (4348) Build 106m2 Beautiful Duplex with seaview in a residential area in Caleta de Vélez. The house is distributed on 2 floors, 1st floor there is a main entrance, bright living / dining room with access to private terrace, modern kitchen, laundry room, storage room & a bathroom. 2nd floor, 3 bed & 2 bathrooms. Master bed with en suite bathroom & access to a large terrace where you can enjoy the wonderful views to the sea. For more comfort the house has a/con hot & cold, comunal garden, swimming pool & private parking. Furniture & appliances negotiable.


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Extreme Weather - 2016 1) January featured not one, but two oddities in the tropics. First, Hurricane Pali became the earliest hurricane on record in the central Pacific basin on January 11th, peaking as a Category 2 on January 12th. Pali was also just the third January storm dating to 1949 in the central Pacific. About the same time, Subtropical Storm Alex formed in the northeast Atlantic Ocean on January 13th. Alex then fully acquired tropical characteristics and became a hurricane on January 14th, making it just the second hurricane on record to form during the month of January in the Atlantic.

2) This viral photo shows a car that became encrusted in ice after it was parked for several hours outside a restaurant 10th while the driver was watching NFL postseason games. Strong winds and much colder temperatures swept in with an arctic cold front during that time, allowing water from Lake Erie to spray locations along the lakeshore, leading to the build up of ice on the car and other surfaces. 3) No state was hit harder by deadly flooding in the first half of 2016 than Texas. At least 29 people were killed due to floodwaters in the state this year. This follows

on the heels of a deadly 2015 where 48 people lost their lives in the state due to flooding. The north and west sides of the Houston metro area were swamped with 10-20 inches of rain late April 17th into April 18th, resulting in disastrous flooding that left eight people dead. Later that month, six people were killed by a separate flood event in Palestine. Six more deaths occurred in the last few days of May 2016 from flooding in central and southeast Texas, according to the Associated Press. This was followed by the deaths of nine Fort Hood soldiers that were killed when their truck was washed away on June 2nd, 2016.

4) Unprecedented and deadly heat affected parts of south-central and southeast Asia this spring. The high temperature reached 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit (51 degrees Celsius) in Phalodi, India, on May 19th. This topped India's previous all-time record high for any calendar day of 123.1 degrees Fahrenheit (50.6 degrees Celsius) set in Pachpadra on May 25th, 1886, according to weather records from Maximiliano Herrera. India wasn't alone in setting all-time national heat records this spring. Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and the Republic of Maldives also saw unprecedented heat.


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In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life." A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. A rat can last longer without water than a camel.


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Random Jokes :) A boy is selling fish on a corner. To get his customers' attention, he is yelling, "Dam fish for sale! Get your dam fish here!" A pastor hears this and asks, "Why are you calling them 'dam fish.'" The boy responds, "Because I caught these fish at the local dam." The pastor buys a couple fish, takes them home to his wife, and asks her to cook the dam fish. The wife responds surprised, "I didn't know it was acceptable for a preacher to speak that way." He explains to her why they are dam fish. Later at the dinner table, he asks his son to pass the dam fish. He responds, "That's the spirit, Dad! Now pass the f****** potatoes!" ------------------------------------------------------------An American tourist walks out of a Mexican train station when he notices he isn't wearing his watch. A Mexican man is resting under a sombrero under a nearby tree. The American approaches the Mexican and asks, "Excuse me, do you know what time is?" The Mexican looks at the donkey, grabs its balls, and replies, "4:30." The American asks, "How do you know that?" The Mexican replies, "Well you get a handful of the donkeys balls and lift them up so you can see that clock across the street."


RAF Association Christmas Dinner Charity Christmas Dinner Dance at the Tamisa Golf Hotel A Christmas Dinner Dance, organised by the RAF Association, Costa del Sol Branch, is being held at the Tamisa Golf Hotel, Mijas on Saturday, 10th December. Please come and join us to celebrate Christmas a little early; perhaps get a group of friends together and book a table. The evening will commence with drinks and aperitifs on arrival, followed by a three course dinner with wine and coffee. There will be entertainment throughout the evening and music for dancing. Funds raised by your attendance will go towards the valuable welfare work of the Association assisting ex RAF personnel and their families. Tickets â‚Ź35 available from 952 567 412 656 698 194 or at the Tamisa Golf Hotel. Transport available from Arroyo de la Miel at 15â‚Ź per person subject to demand. For more information visit

EMERGENCY NUMBERS Local Police : 092 - Guardia : 062 - Fire : 080 ...In our own random order! Bus Times Alhaurin de la Torre - 952 410 444 Alhaurin el Grande - 952 491 010 Benalmadena - 952 441 545 Coin - 952 453 587 Fuengirola - 952 471 000 Malaga - 952 327 950 Torremolinos - 952 380 600 Taxis Alhaurin de la Torre 952 410 444 Alhaurin el Grande 952 491 010 Benalmadena 952 441 545 Coin 952 453 587 Fuengirola 952 471 000 Malaga 952 327 950 Torremolinos 952 380 600 Weekly Market days Tuesday - Antequera, Fuengirola Wednesday - Alhaurin de la Torre, Arroyo de la Miel, Rincon de la Victoria, Saydo Hotel Mollina, La Cala de Mijas Thursday - Alhaurin el Grande Freia ground, Pizarra, Torremolinos Recinto Feria Ground. Friday - Arroyo de La Miel, Cartama country Farmers market, Cartama Feria Ground, Mijas Costa, Rincon de la Victoria Saturday - Coin, Fuengirola, La Cala de Mijas, Ojen, Caratracca car boot. Sunday - Benagalbon, Coin La Trocha, Estacion de Cartama, Fuengirola, Malaga next to Football Stadium, Pizarra car boot, Torremolinos by crocodile park.

Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. Cinemas - Showing English Films Coin - La Trocha 951 315 039 Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar 902 221 Intenational Dialing Codes Uk 0044 Gibraltar 00350 USA/Canada 001 Ireland 000353 health Centres Alhaurin de la Torre 952 410 426 Alharin el Grande 952 595 000 Alora 952 498 100 Benalmadena 952 440 305 Cartama 952 424 042 Central health Service 955 018 000 Coin 952 453 336 Fuengirola (Los Boliches) 952 460 036 Fuengirola (west) 952 468 835 health 24 Hr Response 902 505 060 Mijas (La Cala) 952 492 150 Mijas (Las Lagunas) 951 062 247 Torremolinos 952 386 484 Water Supplies Malaga: 952 135 013 Bank hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am..

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EMERGENCY NUMBERS Ambulance : 061 - Water : 952 540 662 - Electricity : 952 540 662 Tourist Information Coin 952 822 818 Fuengirola 952 467 457 Consulates UK Opposite the main bus station Edif, Eurocom Bloque Sur C/Mauricio Moro 2-2º- Malaga 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland Avda, de los Boliches, Nº15 Fuengirola 952 475 108 Netherlands/Dutch Avda, Palma de Mallorca, 57 Edif. Castillo San Louis, bajo 29620 Torremolinos 952 380 888 Germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 Arrivals T2/3 952 048 844 Arrivals T1 952 048 845 Departures 952 048 804

Airlines Railway Stations Malaga 952 360 202 Granada 958 271 272 A1 Andalus Service952 537 227 Coastal Service 952 360 202 RENFE Tickets 902 240 202 Town halls Alora 952 496 100 Benalmadena 952 579 800 Campanillos 952 722 168 Coin 952 453 018 La Cala de Mijas 952 493 208 Fuengirola 952 589 300 Malaga 952 135 000 Rincon 952 402 300 Torremolinos 952 379 400 hospitals Carlos haya 951 030 100 Civil hospital 951 030 300 Maternity hospital 951 030 200 Costa del Sol hospital 952 102 112 hospital Clinico University 952 649 400 Telefonica Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004

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) : a h a Jokes h The Indians asked their Chief in Autumn if the Winter was going to be cold or not. Not really knowing an answer, the chief replies that the Winter was going to be cold with lots of snow and that the members of the village were to collect wood to be prepared. Being a good leader, he then went to the next phone booth and called the National Weather Service and asked, "Is this winter to be cold?" The man on the phone responded, "This Winter is going to be quite cold indeed." So the Chief went back to speed up his people to collect even more wood to be prepared. A week later he called the National Weather Service again, "Is it going to be a very cold winter?" "Yes", the man replied, "it's going to be a very cold Winter." So the Chief goes back to his people and orders them to go and find every scrap of wood they can find. Two weeks later he calls the National Weather Service again: "Are you absolutely sure that the Winter is going to be very cold?" "Absolutely," the man replies, "the Indians are collecting wood like crazy!" -----------------------------------------------------------My husband and I purchased an old home in Northern New York State from two elderly sisters. Winter was fast approaching and the years first snow came early and I was concerned about the house's lack of insulation. "If they could live here all those years, so can we!" my husband confidently declared. One November night the temperature plunged to below zero, and we woke up to find interior walls covered with frost. My husband called the sisters to ask how they had kept the house warm. After a rather brief conversation, he hung up. "For the past 30 years," he muttered, "they've gone to Florida for the winter." -----------------------------------------------------------Why did Santa's helper see the doctor? Because he had a low "elf" esteem!

What happened to the man who stole an Advent Calendar? He got 25 days! -----------------------------------------------------------What kind of motorbike does Santa ride? A Holly Davidson! -----------------------------------------------------------What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? A Christmas Quacker! -----------------------------------------------------------What is the best Christmas present in the world? A broken drum, you just can't beat it! -----------------------------------------------------------How did Scrooge win the football game? The ghost of Christmas passed! -----------------------------------------------------------Who delivers presents to baby sharks at Christmas? Santa Jaws -----------------------------------------------------------Who is Santa's favourite singer? Elf-is Presley! -----------------------------------------------------------What do Santa's little helpers learn at school? The elf-abet! -----------------------------------------------------------What did Santa say to the smoker? Please don't smoke, it's bad for my elf! -----------------------------------------------------------What do reindeer hang on their Christmas trees? Horn-aments! -----------------------------------------------------------Why are Christmas trees so bad at sewing? They always drop their needles! -----------------------------------------------------------Did Rudolph go to school? No. He was Elf-taught!

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Jokes h a ha :) There were two biscuits, on a plate, all ready for Santa to eat. One biscuit decided to go and hide in the biscuit tin as it didn't want to get eaten. As it was going to the kitchen, Santa came in and stood on it and all the other biscuit could say was 'Crumbs'!. -----------------------------------------------------------What do you get if you cross Father Christmas with a detective ? Santa Clues! -----------------------------------------------------------Father Christmas wins a saucepan in a competition. Now thats what you call pot luck! -----------------------------------------------------------What do the reindeer sing to Father Christmas on his birthday? Freeze a jolly good fellow! -----------------------------------------------------------What do you call a man who claps at Christmas? Santapplause! -----------------------------------------------------------Twinkle Twinkle chocolate bar Santa drives a rusty car Press the starter Press the choke Off he goes in a cloud of smoke! -----------------------------------------------------------Who delivers presents to baby sharks at Christmas? Santa Jaws! -----------------------------------------------------------Why does Father Christmas like to work in the garden? Because he likes to hoe, hoe, hoe! -----------------------------------------------------------Why is a cat on a beach like Christmas? Because they both have "Sandy claws"! -----------------------------------------------------------What does Father Christmas call his money? Iced lolly.

What's Father Christmas called when he takes a rest while delivering presents? Santa pause! -----------------------------------------------------------What beats his chest and swings from Christmas cake to Christmas cake Tarzipan! -----------------------------------------------------------Mum, Can I have a dog for Christmas? No you can have turkey like everyone else! -----------------------------------------------------------What did the eskimos sing when they got there Christmas dinner? "Whalemeat again, don't know where, don't know when"! -----------------------------------------------------------What did the big cracker say to the little cracker? My pop is bigger than yours! -----------------------------------------------------------Who is never hungry at Christmas? The turkey - he's always stuffed! -----------------------------------------------------------What bird has wings but cannot fly? Roast turkey! -----------------------------------------------------------Whats the best thing to put into a Christmas cake? Your teeth! -----------------------------------------------------------We had grandma for Christmas dinner? Really, we had turkey! -----------------------------------------------------------Whats happens if you eat the christmas decorations? You get tinsel-itus! -----------------------------------------------------------How many elves does it take to change a light bulb? Ten! One to change the light bulb and nine to stand on each other's shoulders!

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1.Which singer joined Mel Gibson in the movie Mad Max: Beyond The Thunderdome? 2. Vodka, Galliano and orange juice are used to make which classic cocktail? 3. Which American state is nearest to the former Soviet Union? 4. In which year did Foinavon win the Grand National? 5. At which battle of 1314 did Robert The Bruce defeat the English forces? 6. Consecrated in 1962, where is the Cathedral Church of St Michael? 7. On TV, who did the character Lurch work for? 8. Which children's classic book was written by Anna Sewell?

1. When is 99 more than 100? 2. What goes in the water black and comes out red? 3. A criminal is brought into a prison for major crimes. The warden informs him that he will be shot in the middle of the prison by 20 of his men. The prisoner is fine with that but he asks for some conditions: "All of your men must stand 20 feet away from me and I must be able to select where each of them stands. If I survive, I get to leave." The warden thinks about it and knows that all of his men will still have an open shot at the criminal, so he agrees. The next day immediately after the firing squad is positioned the criminal walks out untouched. How did he do it? 4. Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered ice tea. One girl drank them very fast and drank five of them in the time it took the other to drink one. The girl who drank one died while the other survived. All of the drinks were poisoned. Why did the girl that drank more ice tea survive?

9. Which reggae singing star died 11th May 1981? Answers on page 80

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Crossword Across 1 Stopgap (9) 8 Jane Austen heroine (4) 9 Hillbilly music (9) 10 Arduous journey (4) 13 Leg bone (5) 15 Arouse (6) 16 Slow musical passage (6) 17 Last, previous (6) 19 Morning service (6) 20 Part of woodworking joint (5) 21 Little devils (4) 24 Incense burner (4,5) 25 Hard wood (4) 26 Translate, decode (9)

Down 2 Collaborator, affiliate (4) 3 Fencing foil (4) 4 Addictive drug (6) 5 Car dashboard (6) 6 Complicated situation (9) 7 Unknown quantity (4,5) 11 Maze (9) 12 Kangaroo, etc. (9) 13 Doctrine, belief (5) 14 Publicist (5) 18 Fame (6) 19 Foamy hair preparation (6) 22 Cease (4) 23 Highest point (4)

What’s on in your area this month? Every Wednesday The Malaga Picasso Museum is offereing free guided tours in English which is included in the price of admission. Starts 11.30am. Every Friday Bootsale at Los Arcos on the road Cartama - Coin. Come and sell your unwanted things + brick a brac. Market Days - Monday - Marbella, Torrox, Alora & Riviera del Sol Tuesday - Fuengirola, Marbella, Benihavis, Algeciras & Tarifa Wednesday - Arroyo (flea market in paloma park) La Cala & Alhaurin de la Torre Thursday - Torremolinos, Alhaurin el Grande, & San Pedro Friday - Arroyo, Tivoli & Paloma Park, Mijas Costa & Marbella Saturday Puerto Banus, Mijas Costa, Coin, Istan, Estepona,Ojen Pueblo, & Fuengirola Flea Market Sunday - Fuengirola(nr Mosque), Torremolinos Flea Market, La Trocha Boot Fair, Coin, Estepona, San Roque & Sotogrande, Mijas Hipodromo Boot Fair, Calypso Calahona. Shelagh 'J' Line dancing. Every Monday morning 10.30am till 12.30pm at Los Arcos on the Coin to Cartama road. Step by step for beginners / intermediate also every Friday morning 10.30am till 12.30pm at La Masia Villafranco. Step by step for beginners intermediate. Good exercise with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Call: 952 963 122 or mobile 685 649 944 Email: RAF Association 1st Monday every month: A social, buffet and quiz at the Black Horse Bar in Alhaurin el Grande. 3rd Monday every month: A social and quiz at the El Jardin Bar in Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmádena.

Annual Christmas Dinner Dance to be held on 10th December. More info on page 69. FUN2DANCE Linedancing at Talk Of The Town, Ronda IV Paseo De Maritimo, Los Boliches every Tuesday and Friday 2pm-5pm. Beginners welcome. Come and join in the fun with Jean. New classes starting 6th Sept. Please ring Jean 659 309 730 or email me at for any further information. Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas meet at the Manila bar, located next to the Yaramar hotel on the LosBoliches promenade every Thursday from 11am - 1pm. There are also meetings in La Cala at El Caballo de Oro, located in the main square behind Supersol every Friday from 11.30am - 1pm. Please don´t forget that the Spanish lessons continue at the Manila bar EVERY Wednesday at 3.00pm. There are still few places left to join. WHY NOT check out the website for up and coming events and go to the link for Fuengirola y Mijas. Association 4 Paws Adoptions. New Years Day Sponsored Swim Sunday 1st January 2017. 2017 wil be the 11th year of this original event in Fuengirola at the Caribbean Bar, Carvajal. Come along to support this event with all the monies going to the animals taken out of the pound and then prepared for adoption and homes found for them. The charity is totally relliant on donations. The usual activities will take place with the bar open at noon, swimming registration 1.30pm, starting at 2pm, the infamous BBQ, Raffle and Auction not only but also at 16.30pm the draw for the 10 night cruise for 2 people. Sonsorship forms and cruise tickets are available from 609 572 407 or 952 660 128 or the Caribbean bar. Charity Number 10067. Tel: 609 572 407


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wLow Cost Car hire - Car hire at competitive prices, free delivery & collection, airport collection & return. Weekly & monthly rates. Long term from just 50â‚Ź per week. No credit card req. Call: 622 122 000

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CARS BUY & SELL wCars Wanted - Cash Waiting, any age/registration/condition/embargoed or financed. Motorbikes/cars/caravans etc.. Anything considered. We collect. All areas. Call: 687 049 592 / 622 156 022

COUNSELLING wKestrel Counselling. Professional, confidential, qualified counselling service. Face 2 Face, skype or online. Experienced with all age groups including children. Email: Tel: 636 588 697

DENTISTS wAlhaurin Dental Centre World class dental care, licensed, insured and provides high quality, word class dental care to the whole family since 2001. Call: 654 996 026



wEnglish Driving School, over 25 years experience. Officially recognised driving school. Call: 651 771 879

wLos Zarcillos hos & Grapes A Shop with Spanish Wines and international Craft Beers. Gift Baskets etc. Are you a bar owner? Ask for our price list! Located opposite the Fuengirola Town Hall. 626 771 735


BOAT TRIPS wBoat Trips - Caleta Cruise Club (Torre del Mar) Tel: 650 193 777

wDomoelect All electrical Works, Bulletins, Projects, Complete rewires, Fault finding, Emergency 24/7 callout. Tel: 687 660 366 wDomestic & Commercial for all your electrical installation. All works carried out by a qualified timeserved craftsman. Fully insured and all work guaranteed. Call David, 952 567 765 / 608 864 683

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HOME SERVICES wRich Shine homecare Total care for your home! Home & Window cleaning, Gardens a & pools. Environmental friendly products. For a professional & reliable service contact us! 634 436 532 Email: website wGeneral cleaning, gardening and petcare services in the Alhaurin / Coin area from 8€ per hour. Call Robert on 608 041 447.



whotel Tamisa Golf The jewel of Mijas Call: 952 858 988

wFurniture Land / Rosanna’s Quality Secondhand Furniture with bargain low prices plus soft furnishings Alhaurin el Grande Tel: 657 369 343


GARDENING wErosion solutions using the Vetiver Grass system. Building underground walls to stop erosion. for more information or call us. 692 288 657 David

GARDEN IRRIGATION wGarden irrigation: automatic irrigation, free and fast quotation. Fixed price. Six guarantees. Tel: 952 931 558 Email:

GARDENS wLa Concepcion Historical and Botanical Gardens Call: 952 252 148

GLASS CURTAINS wNeoGlass Glass Curtains and Roofs. Call for quotation or visit our showroom Calle Rio Benamargosa No. 7, Opp. the BP Gargae on Camino de Coin, Mijas Costa. Call: 951 775 214 wDiamond Windows & Doors High quality workmanship, value for money, the best team in the business – ask our customers. Call 952 665 022 All areas covered.

HOBBIES wYunīku Bonsai is for beginners, hobbyists or experienced collectors. Authentic bonsai trees, pots, tools and accessories. Help, advice and workshops. Tel: 615960305

wService-Center Calypso Your perfect place for all types of Insurance. We collaborate with the biggest companies to provide you with the best quote. Call 952 939 068

KENNELS w Cat and Dog World kennels and cattery, fully licensed, first class facilities, collection service, Low cost neutering clinic. Tel: 952112978 / 630196435

LAUNDERETTES wAnna’s Laundry - Service Wash, Dried & Folded, Ironing Service, Dry Cleaning Service. Down the ramp in Plaza Ibensa Benalmadena Mon - Fri 09.30 -16.30 no siesta. Tel: 952 560 914

LAWYERS wDe Cotta Law Spanish and English Lawyers, specialising in Business Law, Debt Recovery, Company Start-Ups and more. Multilingual. Mijas Costa/Calahonda. Tel: 952 931 781

LOCKSMITH wEmergency/Appointment. Doors opened without destruction, Locks changed, Patio Doors & Windows Secured, 24 hour service Call Paul 657 466 803 To advertise in the S entiyella Pages Email: Or Call: 696 116 552 **Only 49 euros for 12 editions**


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wPort Mini Market Best wholesale prices. Freshly baked bread, Fresh cuts of meat, Fresh fruit and veg. Call 952 479 176 Located Fuengirola Port

wOwners - Thinking of renting out your property? Clients - Looking for long term, lengthy or holiday rentals? Contact or phone 952 930 459

MOBILE HOME PARKS wMobile home Parks Interested in living on a residential park or a family holiday park? We deal with new homes and resale homes. Please call us 0034 682 192 576

PAPERSHOPS wPapeleria Cristina Large selection of cards, newspapers, magazines and stationary. Offex postal service, PO boxes, internet & mobile top ups. Tel/Fax: 952 594 108 Email:



wRoy Trevor Removals The professional worldwide movers, weekly services between UK, Spain & Portugal. Call: 951 311 118 Mijas Costa

RENT A CAR wFetajo Rent A Car Your quality local company in the Costa del Sol -Free delivery & collection at Málaga Airport without any queue or Courtesy Minibus and we don´t charge for fuel -Bookings on: 952 939 738 or 952 934 412 -


wPC & laptop repairs. iPads, tablets, broken screens, phones, motherboards, water damage. Starting fromwAll Types of Roofing & Guttering work under35€. Call 952 591 071. Electronbox & PC Doctor taken in all aspects of the job. For a no obligation quote please call: 607 441 959 / 654 184 424


wWebb & Sons Plant hire Suppliers of river stone, sand, gravel, turf & top soil. Call: 649 526 922 / 647 880 816 based near Alhaurin el Grande


SATELLITE SYSTEMS wTechTechno-Vision, Satellite & IPTV Systems. We also offer high speed 4g Internet. Mob: 657 066 782 & 649 915 289. Web: Email:

wProfit share - No outlay required: Pool Tables, MiniVending, Boxing Machines, Football Tables, Juke Boxes also New/Secondhand Domestic Pool Tables & Accessories. 629530233

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wPERFECT Alarm S.L. High quality security systems, video surveillance, alarm systems, perimetric protection, home automation. Worldwide surveillance of your property. We speak English and German. Call Mr. Martin: 608 517 661

w Water Well Pump Services and Supply. Agricultural Engineer Sandra Franzetti. Based on scientific knowledge. Special 3" submersible pump in stock. Free and fast quotation. Tel:952931558 Email:

SIGNS w Sign D Sign, Specailising in, Shop signs, Window signs, Vehicle signs, A boards and large format printing, Tel 603 464 582

SWIMMING POOLS wLEAK-TEC specialist pool leak detection company. Please visit our website for more information, or call Calvin on 666 659 876 (part of Axarquia Pools)

TELEVISION REPAIRS wTelevision Repairs Specialists in Plasma, LCD, LED TV’s, can collect. Call: John 600 706 201

UPHOLSTERY wRosanna’s Soft Furnishings Everything you need for a complete makeover. Upholstery, Curtain Making, Blinds, Cushions and more. Alhaurin El Grande Tel: 657 369 343

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WINDOWS & DOORS wDiamond Windows & Doors High quality workmanship, value for money, the best team in the business – ask our customers. Call 952 665 022 All areas covered.

WINDOW TINTING wWindow Tinting Solscreen - Your Local Coastal Window Film Company - Installing Window Films along the coast since 1999, Solar Control, Privacy, UV Protection, all Professional Grade Window Films. 670 765 742 wMobile Service ITV legal Solar reflective tint for glass curtains, balconies, yachts stop fading, heat glare, save money on cooling, make living in the sun comfortable. 958 496 571 / 644 546 176

WEB SITES wWebsite hosting for as little as 5€/month. Full website designs and applications for as little as 50/€ month. Call 952 591 071.

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