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m Fro Ed... the The month of February is always a tricky and challenging one for us — apart from anything else, having fewer days plays havoc with the timings of getting this little mag to print so you can enjoy it on your phone, ipad, PC or just to collect from your local bar or shop on or before the 1st of the month. Add into that equation a well-deserved break back to the UK and passing through Paris for a few days that is looming whilst I write this; I am surprised that you even have an Ed’s column to read this month — it’s a miracle it isn’t just a blank page! (Only kidding, folks … but I AM looking forward to catching up with some good friends in the UK and I really do think I deserve it !) :) It’s been a tough slog, but here we are ready to spring into March already. Recently I have heard a few people saying, ‘Magazine advertising doesn’t work; I have tried it in ‘blah blah’ magazine and got nothing’. Whenever I hear these words I feel somewhat sad for these people as they clearly have not done much homework on which is the best place — or medium — in which to advertise in the area. Therefore, from perhaps one bad experience, they rule out all forms of magazine advertising, and so reduce their chances of success even more. It’s like anything — cheap can either be terrible or possibly just OK, but generally speaking, if you spend a little more, you tend to get both quality and results. It’s a bit like the difference between buying from a Chinese shop in comparison to a well-known branded one. All I can advise anyone wanting to get results from their hard-earned money is that when choosing advertising, look around you. Go out and about, see how many copies of each magazine are being distributed and over what geographical area, as this will mean a bigger readership and your advert will be seen by thousands more potential customers. Above all, don’t just take someone’s word for it — and don’t just advertise because they are


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Strange News your friends either. Never forget, friends are friends, but business is business. We at The Sentinella constantly strive to achieve good results for all our customers and if they become friends as well whilst they are advertising with us, which many have, that is a huge bonus! Also, actually look at which magazines are being picked up first, which are the most talked about and which are still lingering around at the end of month — these ones obviously don’t have a big readership and therefore fewer potential customers for your business. All these things should be taken into consideration before making any commitment for advertising, and be particularly wary of ‘deals’ which look cheap but may tie you in for a year — by the time you realise that you are wasting your money, it’s too late to back out. You are out of pocket with no customers, when you could have done your homework, paid a little extra and voila ... business is booming! The main business criterion is the return on your investment. Finally — and most important of all — you must consider the quality of the content as this is what makes people pick up the magazine in the first place; if it is not worth reading, then it will just gather dust on the shelf and your adverts won’t reach your customers. At The Sentinella every month we try to produce a fun-filled edition which both entertains and informs, and we have more than 200 advertisers who want to glean business from our publication. We work extremely hard on the content in order to (hopefully!) put a smile on our readers’ faces. After all, it’s been proven time and time again that a ‘happy reader is a happy shopper’! To all you lucky readers out there that don’t need to advertise we hope that you continue to enjoy reading our little magazine each month, because without you the readers, there are no advertisers, which in turn means no Sentinella!! On that note, have a fantastic month as always.

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Weird creature A beast from the depths of the ocean has suddenly appeared in the middle of an inland street. The sharp-toothed skeleton mystified locals when it was found in Kirkdale, Liverpool, recently. The fish has a long tail, a flat head with sharp teeth and large eyes and does not look like anything you can pick up from a chippy. The frightening creature was found a long way from the sea and some people think a seagull may have dropped the fish from the sky. Strange sea creatures have been known to wash up on Crosby beach and the Merseyside coastline regularly, but to find it in Kirkdale is unheard of. Heriot Street is over a mile from the nearest body of water – at Bramley Moore Dock – so its appearance had locals scratching their heads. Pasta peril A young man was found dead in his bed five days after eating spaghetti leftovers that had been kept out of the fridge in his kitchen. The student, known only as AJ, 20, fell ill after eating the pasta that had been on a worktop for five days after being cooked for the first time. He warmed it up in the microwave and ate it before going out to play sport, but came home half an hour later severely ill with headaches, abdominal pain and nausea. He went to bed but died after his liver failed as a result of the toxins on the old pasta. He was found dead by his parents 11 hours later when he failed to turn up for college in Brussels, Belgium. A post mortem found that he died suddenly from food poisoning caused by bacillus cereus – a spore-forming bacteria that produces toxins and can lead to vomiting and diarrhoea. AJ died in 2008, but the case came to light only recently after it featured in the US Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Dr Bernard reviewed it for his YouTube channel. He said: ‘Many people eat pasta, or any other form of noodles, that are leftover for a day or two and they’re fine. But be careful of food left out for more than a few hours. If the food smells funny, it’s always better to be safe than sorry.’


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Strange News (Continued) It’s a wrap… A top chef and an Indian restaurant have accused M&S of “cultural appropriation” with its new vegan sweet potato biryani wrap. They claim the retailer is taking advantage of Indian food to make money while not providing an authentic and traditional meal. Biryani, a popular curry all-in-one dish, is traditionally made with chicken or mutton and always contains rice. The M&S meat-free wrap, made out of sweet potato, spiced basmati rice and buckwheat with roasted red pepper, was launched in December as part of the M&S Plant Kitchen line. Maunika Gowardhan, chef and author of Indian Kitchen, tweeted a photo of the wrap to express her disappointment. She wrote: ‘Thanks but I like my biryani with rice in a bowl not a wrap. Seriously M&S!? ‘In India firstly there is no such thing as a veg biryani. Most places will serve mutton or chicken or even fish. It’s wrong on many levels when people will assume this is what a biryani looks like!’ Top restaurant Darjeeling Express shared Maunika’s tweet and accused M&S of failing

to do its research. The restaurant, run by chef Asma Khan, opened in Soho in 2016. The restaurant tweeted: ‘This is so wrong at so many levels – you seriously need to rethink your “exotic” wrap selection. That is not biryani — you do not appropriate names from a cuisine without even bothering to do any research on that dish.’ An M&S spokeswoman said: ‘M&S is famous for its food innovation and our developers use a fusion of different flavours and ingredients to create an exciting range of products to appeal to customers’ tastes.’

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Shrove Tuesday Facts This year Shrove Tuesday also known as pancake day, is celebrated on Tuesday 5th March. It falls exactly 47 days before Easter Sunday.

Rochdale, Manchester, UK in 1994, by the Co-Operative Union, Ltd. Measuring 15.01 m (49 ft 3 in) in diameter and 2.5 cm (1 in) thick, the pancake weighed 3 tonnes (6,614 lb).

Shrove Tuesday is a day for feasting in preparation for the sacrifice and fasting period of Lent, which begins the following day with Ash Wednesday

On average we consume two pancakes per person on Pancake Day, which means that we get through 117 million pancakes in one day! This requires enough milk to fill more than 93 Olympic swimming pools and almost 13 million kilos of plain flour.

The holiday historically started with people trying to use up all of their butter, sugar, and eggs before Lent began. A pancake is a thin, flat cake, made of batter and fried in a frying pan. A traditional English pancake is very thin and is served immediately. Golden syrup, lemon juice and caster sugar are the usual toppings for pancakes. In total, Brits use an unbelievable 52 million eggs on Pancake Day. That’s 22 million more than any other day. The largest pancake was created in

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Would You Like On Fleek Eyebrows? Do you have sparse eyebrows and would like to go without having to fill them in with brow pencils and shadows for weeks? Henna brows are becoming more and more popular. How fantastic would it be to wake up every morning and have your eyebrows already good to go?  Here are some semi permanent brow facts; Henna brows have been used for thousands of years since the ancient times for body art, to dye hair, skin and nails, traditionally used in the Indian culture. Henna brows are a form of eye brow tinting that is used to stain the skin beneath the brow hairs, with no need for pencils or powders! Most women use it for colouring their eyebrows. It's simply a temporary brow tattoo, but one that results in natural, fuller brows.

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Silly Signs Some silly signs to make you chuckle! On a septic tank truck: Yesterday’s meals on wheels

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Knock-Backs! Ways guys turn girls down. Or vice versa perhaps!! SHE: I’m a photographer I’ve been looking for a face like yours! HE: I’m a plastic surgeon. I’ve been looking for a face like yours! SHE: How did you get to be so handsome?  HE: I must have been given your share! SHE: Will you come out with me this Saturday?  HE: Sorry! I’m having a headache this weekend! SHE: Go on, don’t be shy. Ask me out! HE: Okay, get out! SHE: I think I could make you very happy. HE: Why? Are you leaving?

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Is There Life After Brexit For Brits In Spain? There is much being said in the media concerning the effects Brexit will have on ex-pats who already live in Spain and those who plan to move in the future or just holiday here, regarding exchange rates, health care, residency, travel and employment, just to mention a few topics. You can read as much as you want and still have little idea of the probable outcome. The President of the European Union doesn’t know the outcome, the British Prime Minister doesn’t know and neither does the head of the Spanish Government. However, we all know that the Costa del Sol economy needs the people and the money of the UK; they would be in serious trouble without us. At a recent meeting, the British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, stressed that the relationship between the two countries was too strong to be damaged by the exit from the EU. Tourism, commerce and residents’ rights were among the issues discussed by the experts who laid out their views of the different possibilities that could occur, depending on the type of Brexit the UK ends up with. Fernando Valdés, the undersecretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism at the Spanish government, outlined, as did Simon Manley, the “political declaration” drawn up between the two countries. This, said Manley, shows that both Spain and the UK want to build a new strong relationship which will involve free trade, the free flow of tourists, secure air links, collaboration between security forces and the maintenance of the rights of citizens from each country living in the other. Whatever happens, unfortunately, our future lies in the hands of politicians and their advisors; at this stage, unless there is a second referendum, there is little you or I can

do to influence the future. So instead of worrying let’s look at it in a simple, positive (glass is half full) way. Even though things today may not seem as good as they were immediately before the June 2016 Brexit vote – for example, the exchange rate is less favourable for the Brits and there is still uncertainty. But is it really that bad for us? Just ask yourself 3 questions: 1. Where in the UK can you buy a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom villa with private pool and magnificent views for less than 200,000€? 2. Where in the UK can you buy a glass of wine and a tapa for 2€ or even less? 3. Where in the UK does the sun shine for 320 days a year? Answer: Nowhere! Anyway, I’m off to the beach for Sunday lunch now (mid-February); tomorrow we hand over keys to a British couple who have bought in Almàchar and on Tuesday we are at Notary to complete a house purchase for yet another British couple who are moving to Algarrobo. Regardless of Brexit, for those who make it happen, life here in southern Spain just gets better and better! Austin Taylor: Buy A Home Spain See main advert on pages 66 & 67

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Commentators Sometimes these sports commentators should really think before they speak... Michael Buerk on watching Phillipa Forrester cuddle up to a male astronomer for warmth during BBC1’s UK eclipse coverage remarked: “They seem cold out there, they’re rubbing each other, and he’s only come in his shorts.” Ken Brown commentating on golfer Nick Faldo and his caddie Fanny Sunneson lining-up shots at the Scottish Open: “Some weeks Nick likes to use Fanny, other weeks he prefers to do it by himself.” Mike Hallett discussing missed snooker shots on Sky Sports: “Stephen Hendry jumps on Steve Davis’s

misses every chance he gets.” Jack Burnicle was talking about Colin Edwards’ tyre choice on World Superbike racing: “Colin had a hard on in practice earlier, and I bet he wished he had a hard on now” “Winning Post’s Stewart Machin commentating on jockey Tony McCoy’s formidable lead: “Tony has a quick look between his legs and like what he sees.” Ross King discussing relays with champion runner Phil Redmond: “Well Phil, tell us about your amazing third leg.”


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E-Bike Tours In Torre Del Mar Have you ever thought about hiring an electric bicycle, also known as an e-bike? An e-bike is a bicycle with an integrated electric motor which can be used for propulsion.

E-bike tours, based in Torre del Mar, are happy to announce that their next fantastic guided tour is being planned. This tour is aimed at people who love cycling, and it will take place in March, starting from the bus station in Torre del

Mar. Along the route you will be visiting vineyards and in Sayalonga, you will get to visit Bodega Bentomiz where you will have a wine tasting and a three-course gourmet dinner with wine. This particular route is best for experienced cyclists due to the steep nature of the route to Sayalonga. After a fun-packed day you will head back to the starting point. This is a six-hour tour and covers approximately 35km; the cost is 85â‚Ź per person. For more information on this and all our tours, prices etc, please visit our website: Call Monique: 609 955 391 See main advert opposite

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“A truely amazing day out!!!” The departure point is at our garage (at the bus station) C/don Cipriano Maldonado jimenez, 3 Torre del Mar For more info or reservations contact Monique: 609 955 391

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Welcome to Buddha House, a modern Nepali & Indian restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specialities Ctra El Peñoncillo 11, Torrox Costa (Easy Parking in front) Torrox Costa Open 12:30 - 15:30 and 18:30 - 23:30 (Closed Mondays) 10% discount on takeaways Tel: 952 53 09 21 / 602 817 658 Email: Buddhahouse Torrox Costa

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Businesses In Torrox Costa Yo SoY Cafe Bar in Avenida Garci Penalver, Blq, 77 offer a wonderful ‘All you can eat breakfast buffet’, Every first and third Sunday of the month. Also serving a variety of burgers including, chicken, beef or vegetarian. “Pimp your Burger”. Calzados Blanca Castro for real leather shoes made in Spain! Avd. Andalucia No. 3. Call: 617 47 03 07 or email: Rebeccah Curtis Wellbeing Centre Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 Have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Maritimo, a fantastic location with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean? Enjoy delicious food with menu del Dia 7.50€2 courses or 9.50€-3 courses includes a drink per person (beer, wine or soft drink. They have a special offer homemade cakes and a coffee-3€ and fantastic homemade gateaus and a new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían style, pizzas, etc. Paella is available from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), with bread & alioli. Every Monday they have Special Ukrainian Soup just 6.50€. Takeaway-available. Caribe can even cater for weddings & birthday parties with celebratory cakes made to order. Call in to find out more. The German Bakery have been 10 years in Torrox. They offer a wide range of products eg: German bread, rolls, pasteries, cakes, sandwiches, sweet snacks & fresh coffee. The bakery offers daily fresh bread & bakery products. Orders can be placed by phone, email or sms. Be prepared for Birthdays and special occasion cakes. Special orders can be made as late as two days notice. Our products are made from the finest of ingredients which allows you to enjoy a healthy balanced diet. We only use natural products without flavouring or additivies. We have something for everyone, & special rates for events and functions. Raza Hotel have excellent facilities for your

Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your pets while you are away. In the countryside your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries with cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as providing dog grooming services. Open 10am-7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, Paco & Antonio would be happy to show you the facilities. For more info call: 952 52 5417, 646 75 24 63, or email: or visit the Contact Lewis Insurance Services for reputable buildings & contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans, cars bought & sold, call Mark on 653 322 392 Unisex Professional hairdresser with experience in two of the most top named hair salons in Nerja. Erica is now entering her 4th year in her own salon in Torrox Costa!!! Erica Villegas. Erica will give you a very warm welcome and is fluent in English and is Spanish speaking. Facebook: Erica Villegas Estilistas Torrox Costa E-mail: C/Centro Internacional - Bq77-nr. 2. Call: 610 876 127 For a traditional Indian experience why not go to the Taj Mahal in Torrox Costa. You can eat as much as you like off the menu (excluding King Prawns) for just 10.95€. Call: 952 534 972 or 632 637 470. They are located on the main road next to the post office. Carp Diem in Torrox Costa is now open. Serving International cuisine with only fresh products and exclusive Wines. For reservations call: 642 10 45 48. A great Nepali and Indian Restaurant in Torrox Costa, Buddha House. A modern restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specials. Closed on Monday. Ctra. El Penoncillo 11, Torrox Costa. See FB page Buddhahouse Torrox Costa. For more businesses in the Torrox Costa area continue up to page 47

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Redwell Heating Solutions Redwell® Infrared Heating Systems - Over 13 years in Spain! The energy-saving, healthy and stylish heating solutions from Redwell® have been convincing customers for more than 13 years. The company has hundreds of clients on the Costa del Sol and in other parts of Spain. The Austrian manufacturer has been developing efficient and energy-saving heating systems for more than 15 years. Continuous research in co-operation with universities guarantees an outstanding product quality and the latest technology. The Infrared Heaters from Redwell offer the highest quality in unique designs — and they come with 10 years’ vendor warranty. In comparison to conventional heaters, infrared waves don’t just heat the air, but heat people, walls and furniture too. The walls remain dry and mould has no chance to spread. Another advantage is that the air does not circulate, so no dust is wafted round in the air.

This means that rheumatism and asthma patients — as well as allergy sufferers — benefit greatly. NEW - Combine your heating panel with LED light. Redwell® in Spain also offers high-quality LED light solutions for the infrared heating panels. Whether your heating panel is installed on the wall or on the ceiling, there is a solution to illuminate it in the right way. This is also a way to expand if you already have an infrared heating at home. Redwell® Infrared Heaters offer the best benefits: Energy savings, high comfort, a healthy indoor environment and NO maintenance costs! Contact us or visit the exhibition in our shop. See advert below

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Recipe Of The Month Fricasse of Chicken in Lime Sauce This is one of my favourites.

sprinkle with the shallots. Keep warm until required. 3. Slowly fry the peppers in the juice remaining in the pan.

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 large chicken, cut into small portions 60g/2oz flour, seasoned 2tbsp oil 500g/1lb 2oz baby onions or shallots, sliced 1 red and green bell pepper, sliced thinly 150ml/1/4 pint chicken stock Juice and rind of 2 limes 2 chillies, chopped 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper

4. Add the chicken stock, lime juice and rind and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Method 1. Coat the chicken in the flour. Heat oil in a large frying pan and cook chicken for 4 minutes or until browned all over.

8. Cook in the centre of a preheated oven, 190 degrees celcius/375F/gas mark 5 for 1 1/2 hours.

2. Transfer chicken to casserole dish and

5. Add the chillies, oyster sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt and pepper. 6. Pour the peppers and juices over the chicken and shallots. 7. Cover the casserole dish with a lid or cooking foil.

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History Of Colonic Irrigation Enema treatments of the colon have been practised for hundreds of years... even the ancient Egyptians did it. Colon cleansing has the advantage of being very effective. Necessity - Today, there are few people with an ideal bowel function. The majority suffer from a disturbed symbiosis called dysbiosis – in other words a disturbance of the natural community of intestinal bacteria. This is caused by such things as sterilised and pasteurised food, improper diet or lifestyle, environmental pollution, toxins and abuse of drugs, alcohol and nicotine. Many people have a large number of adverse intestinal bacteria. Toxins and waste products are not broken down and excreted fast enough, leading to self-poisoning of the body. Results include loss of vitality, fatigue, depression, lack of concentration, aggression and anxiety. Infections, inflammations, rheumatism, arthritis, acne, psoriasis, various skin diseases, hypertension, migraine, allergies and many other ailments are associated with a poorly functioning bowel and can be aided by colonic irrigation. There is a very close link between metabolic processes and the immune system, 70% of which is located in the wall of the small

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Axarquia Solicitors Law Office Advice I AM A FOREIGNER AND I WANT TO BUY A HOUSE ON THE COSTA DEL SOL: FAQ (PART I) 1. What are the requirements for a foreigner to purchase property on the Costa del Sol? To purchase property on the Costa del Sol or elsewhere in Spain, foreigners only need an Identity Number for Foreigners, (Número de Identidad de Extranjero or NIE), which may be applied for at Government delegations or sub-delegations or at any Foreign Office (Oficina de Extranjería). If you are unable to personally apply for a NIE, you may call in a legal representative, who will do the paperwork for you if duly authorised. To speed up the processing of the NIE (a personal, unique, sequential identification number) and enter into a mortgage contract for your home, do not hesitate to contact us through any of our offices. Our team of lawyers is at your service. 2. If I buy an apartment in Spain but keep my residence in my country of origin, do I need to pay taxes in Spain? When property is purchased in Spain, taxes and expenses related to the purchase must be paid in Spain. However, for a more comprehensive insight on this topic, please contact our offices for further information. 3. Should I get a mortgage from a Spanish bank? Or is it preferable to ask for one in my country of origin? No Spanish legislation forces buyers to get a mortgage in Spain to purchase a home. In fact, we recommend that you finance your property purchase in your country of origin. If you are not a legal resident, getting a mortgage in Spain means higher costs due to taxes.

4. Can I get a residence permit if I own an apartment in Spain? No, unless you invest over €500,000 in your home. 5. Would the residence permit be granted only to me as the property owner, or may my family also benefit from it? In Spain, family reunification is currently regulated under temporary residence. If you have purchased property in Spain worth over €500,000 and have obtained a residence permit, you may apply for an authorisation to register your family in the home you bought. In the May edition of ‘The Sentinella’ our next post will answer questions commonly asked by foreign buyers who wish to purchase a home in Spain. Meanwhile, if you need any further information or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will happily help you with any legal need you might have. See main advert below

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Poems By Tricia Gabbitas This month's verses, specially illustrated for you. Hundreds of verses available for you to use - just put "Tricia Gabbitas" into the search bar on Amazon.

Tricia has prepared these mini-cards for you so if you want you can cut them out and put them into your own cards or letters.

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Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorised all 158 verses.

In Disney's Fantasia, the Sorcerer's name is "Yensid" (Disney backwards.)

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

In The Empire Strikes Back there is a potato hidden in the asteroid field.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

Walt Disney holds the world record for the most Academy Awards won by one person, he has won twenty statuettes, and twelve other plaques and certificates. James Bond's car had three different license plates in Goldfinger. Canada makes up 6.67 percent of the Earth's land area. South Dakota is the only U.S state which shares no letters with the name of it's capital. The KGB is headquartered at No. 2 Felix Dzerzhinsky Square, Moscow. The Vatican city registered 0 births in 1983. Spain leads the world in cork production. There are 1,792 steps in the Eiffel Tower. There are 269 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand while drawing with the other.

The average secretary’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill. Almonds are members of the peach family. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.” Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

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Why Men Can’t Win! Or perhaps more aptly worded as why men pass away first!

If you don’t ... you’re insensitive.

If you put a woman on a pedestal and try to protect her from the rat race ... you’re a male chauvinist. If you stay at home and do the housework ... you’re a pansy.

If you make a decision without consulting her ... you’re a chauvinist If she makes a decision without consulting you ... she’s a liberated woman.

If you work too hard ... there’s never any time for her If you don’t work enough ... you’re a good-for-nothing person.

If you ask her to do something she doesn’t enjoy ... that’s domination If she asks you ... it’s a favour.

If she has a boring repetitive job with low pay ... this is exploitation If you have a boring repetitive job ... you should get off your lazy behind and find something better. If you get a promotion ahead of her ... that is favouritism If she gets a job ahead of you ... it’s equal opportunity. If you cry ... you’re a wimp

If you appreciate the female form and frilly underwear ... you’re a pervert If you don’t ... you’re gay. If you like woman to shave her legs and keep in shape ... you’re sexist If you don’t ... you’re unromantic.


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A-Z Of Spain Following on from The Sentinella’s journey through the alphabet to discover the joys of Spain. This month we take a look at what makes Spain ‘H’. Horchata: A thick creamy drink made from crushing tiger nuts. Treat yourself to a cold glass of the stuff on a hot summer’s day. The drink is served fresh in ice cream parlours, which leads us on to H number 2. Heladerias: Yes that’s right, ice cream parlours. Those places where you get to scoff piles of the yummy cold stuff piled to the brim in tall glasses laden with delicable sauces and other delights. Roll on the summer!  Hotels: Spain would not be Spain without all those Hotels, offering the tourist a

comfortable place to stay. Heat: In England we all bored each other to tears about about how cold it was and it was usually a good ice breaker (excuse the pun). Here it is the opposite and instead come May everyone seems content with rambling on for months about how hot it is. Honey: In the Axarquia area some of the best honey in the whole of Spain is produced. That dark variety is the best, which actually tastes a cross between treacle and honey. I like it drizzled on top of porridge, an excellent sweetener and a far sight healthier than sugar.


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The redcurrant (Ribes rubrum) is a member of the genus Ribes in the gooseberry family Grossulariaceae. The plant is native to parts of Western Europe (Belgium, France, Norway, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, northern Italy, northern Spain, Portugal and Poland). The tart flavour of the redcurrant fruit is slightly greater than the blackcurrant; however, they have the same approximate sweetness. Redcurrants are usually cultivated for jams and cooked preparations, but can be used for salads, garnishes, or drinks — plus they have health benefits too! The redcurrant has a lower glycaemic index value than many foods. This index ranks food and drinks based on their blood sugar increase potential. Foods high on the glycaemic index — like white rice and white bread — will break down easily and cause blood sugar and insulin level spikes after meals, which is followed by rapidly dropping blood sugar levels. The sugar from the redcurrant is slowly absorbed into the bloodstream, which prevents sugar crashes, sugar cravings and mood swings. One cup of redcurrants contains 77 percent of the vitamin C daily requirements. Vitamin C is a potent natural water-soluble antioxidant that helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and eliminates cancer-causing free radicals in the body. Adequate vitamin C intake does not only improve and strengthen the immune system, but can also create and maintain collagen, an essential protein found in hair and skin. It also keeps the teeth and gums healthy and together with vitamin B, also helps with skin cell regeneration and promote healing from harmful UV ray damage.

One cup of redcurrants contains 10 percent of the mineral manganese, which is an essential factor in some enzymes important in antioxidant defences. The redcurrant can assist in red blood cell formation. Copper and iron are essential for the new blood cell formation. A deficiency of iron can lead to anaemia, fatigue and muscular weakness. Redcurrants are a good source of vitamin K, which functions in retaining calcium in the bone matrix. Sufficient vitamin K consumption may also reduce urinary excretion of calcium. One cup of redcurrants contains 15 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin K. The redcurrant may help improve digestive health and fight constipation. The daily recommended dietary fibre intake for men and women is 38 grams and 25 grams respectively. Fibre helps prevent constipation, making your bowel movements easier to manage. It can also scrape cholesterol out of the arteries and blood vessels.

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Director: Charles Martin Smith Rating: PG Genre: Drama Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Jonah Hauer-King, ashley Judd, alexandra Shipp Barry Watson Bella is born as a stray who quickly finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella is separated from her owner, Bella sets off on a 400-mile journey to reunite with the man who gave her a good place to live and to return to the where she calls home.

Bella (played by dog actor Shelby and voiced in narration by Bryce Dallas Howard) was born in the tiny space of a semi-demolished home in Denver. Raised by a stray cat whom she refers to as “Mother Cat” after her own mother was taken away from her. along the way, the lost but spirited dog meets a series of new friends and touches the lives of an orphaned mountain lion, a down-on-his-luck veteran and some friendly strangers and manages to bring a little bit of comfort and joy to their lives. unfortunately, after the light-hearted beginning to this film, it was one heartbreaking scene after another. The violence walks a fine line, as the fight between Bella and the wolf pack might be a tad too terrifying for young children. Star Rating **/*****

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Sultry actress Sophia Loren was born in 1934 in Rome, Italy, with the birth name of Sofia Villani Scicolone. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone). Growing up in the slums of Pozzuoli during the second World War without any support from her father, Sophia experienced much sadness in her childhood, but her life took an unexpected turn for the best when, at age 14, she entered a beauty contest where she placed as one of the finalists. It was there that Sophia caught the attention of film producer Carlo Ponti, some 22 years her senior, whom she eventually married in 1966 once he finally obtained a divorce from his first wife. Under his guidance, Sophia was put under contract and appeared as an extra in ten films beginning in 1950, before working her way up to supporting roles. By her late teens, Sophia was playing lead roles in many Italian features and in 1957, she embarked on a successful acting career in the United States, starring in Boy on a Dolphin (1957), Legend of the Lost (1957), and The Pride and the Passion (1957) that year. She had a short-lived but much-publicized fling with co-star Cary Grant, who was 31

years her senior, and she rejected a marriage proposal from him. Sophia starred in several more films in America before returning to Italy in 1960 to star in the gritty film Two Women, for which she received a Best Actree Oscar — the first ever given for a performance in a "foreign-language" film. Sophia remained a high-profile international movie star throughout the 60s and 70s, starring opposite such leading men as Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, Gregory Peck, and Charlton Heston. During these years she received a second Oscar nomination and won five Golden Globe Awards. During her career, she was nicknamed “The Italian Marilyn Monroe.” From the 80s onward, Sophia's appearances on the big screen became fewer as she preferred to spend the majority of her time raising sons Carlo Jr and Eduardo. She did make a few TV films though, and ventured into other areas of business, becoming the first actress to launch her own fragrance and design of eye wear. In 1982 she voluntarily spent nineteen days in jail for tax evasion. In 1991 Sophia received an Honorary Academy Award for her body of work, and was declared "one of world cinema's greatest treasures." Sadly, her husband died that same year at age 94. In 2009, she appeared in the musical Nine opposite Daniel Day-Lewis. These days Sophia is based in Switzerland but frequently travels to Los Angeles to spend time with her sons and their families. She owns an apartment in the Trump World Tower in New York City.

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Rebel Anne Anne Hegerty has revealed what drove her to become 'The Governess' on popular TV show The Chase — she said it was an “act of rebellion.” Anne was originally scouted after joining a quiz group. Now, she has confessed that what drove her to succeed was actually an act of rebellion against her mother Shirley. The 60-year-old made her admission while talking to her fans on Twitter. While discussing her new show, Britain's Brightest Family, with one fan, Anne tweeted: "I think it's good to encourage children (and indeed adults) to be as bright as they can, and applaud them for it. My mother always made a point of telling me how unimpressed she was when I passed an exam, and I've rebelled against that ever since." Anne’s career has gone from strength to strength since she joined the ITV quiz show in


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Cheeky Cheryl’s secret passion Single Cheryl Tweedy has revealed she has the hots for actor Michael B Jordan following their introduction last year. And it comes as her ex Liam Payne is rumoured to be dating supermodel Naomi Campbell. The Greatest Dancer judge joked that she would like to do some dirty dancing with the Black Panther actor, whom she met on The Graham Norton show last December. Viewers thought the 35-year-old had sizzling chemistry with Michael, 31, when they sat next to each other on the sofa on Graham's chat show. At one point, Cheryl burst into giggles when Michael looked at her and she pulled a series of faces. When she was later asked about their chemistry by Capital Breakfast show host Vick Hope at the Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball, Cheryl said that "nothing's happening" between them, before jokingly adding: "yet"! Last month, the singer, who has 22-month-old son Bear with Liam, said she was open to dating anyone, regardless of their background or what they do for a living. Go Kirk! Former actor, producer, director and author Kirk Douglas — father of Michael — is still going strong at the age of 102. Kirk was awarded the Oscar for Lifetime Achievement and Presidential Medal of Freedom, and he and his wife Anne Buydens have been married for 64 years; they now have a combined age of 201. The two were recently seen in their wheelchairs, looking adorable side-by-side, being pushed by their carers while enjoying a sunny LA day. After suffering a stroke in 1996, Kirk went on to write about his experience in his book “My Stroke of Luck” to help others. He even writes blogs from time to time and is believed to be the oldest celebrity blogger in the world. Kirk and Anne celebrated his 102nd birthday in December.


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March Facts March is one of my favourite months, things start to heat up, the flowers start to bloom and it means summer is well on its way March was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after the Roman god of war, Mars.

during the breeding season, which is in March. March is the first month of Spring which begins between March 19-21.

There are two birthstones associated with the month of March: aquamarine and bloodstone. The flowers are the daffodil or violet. St Patrick's Day falls on 17 March. It was on 29 March 1886 that Coca-Cola was developed. The original formula included a small amount of cocaine to give the drinker a bit of a buzz. Famous people born in the month of March include Albert Einstein, Vincent Van Gogh, Daniel Craig, Justin Bieber and Bruce Willis. The phrase ‘mad as a March hare’ comes from the view that a hare will behave oddly

4 March 1918: 'Spanish' flu strikes and kills 100 million. March in other languages:  Danish - marts French - mars Italian - marzo Latin - Martius Spanish - marzo

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March is the time of year when animals start to wake up from hibernation.

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Goldfish Facts Up until recently I owned two goldfish, named ‘Flip’ and ‘Flop’. I had one for 7 years and the other for 10 years, unfortunately during my last house move they passed away :( Here are some interesting Goldfish facts

A goldfish can grow to the size of its tank.

The goldfish is the most popular aquarium fish in the world. They are one of the most popular pets ever!

There are more than 300 different types of goldfish.

Over 480 million goldfish are sold every year. For every year of a gold fishes life the fish develops a ring on its scales. It’s a myth that goldfish have a 3 second memory. In fact, they can remember things for at least three months. If you keep a goldfish in the dark it will turn white. (One of mine did) Goldfish don’t have stomachs. A school of goldfish is called a “troubling.”

They eat their own poop. Goldfish can survive without food for more than three weeks.

Fishbowls are banned in parts of Italy.

Flip and Flop :(

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In this article I wanted to revisit the benefits of turmeric and ginger but this time from my own personal experience. As I detailed, in a previous article, turmeric and ginger have been used in eastern medicine for hundreds of years as natural anti inflammatories and recently they are becoming more and more popular in the western world. I began taking the supplement to help my thumbs which were inflamed from massaging and causing me pain. It took about 6 weeks for the supplements to absorb into my body and

begin to work but from then on the inflammation and pain in my thumbs disappeared. Over Christmas I was reminded yet again of the benefits as I was away and had forgotten to take my tablets with me. Just a week without them and I could feel my thumbs beginning to hurt again, proving how effective they are when taken regularly. A majority of my clients have also been adding turmeric and ginger to their diets and a lot of arthritis sufferers swear that the pain during acute phases is greatly reduced thanks to the supplements. I did speak to one client recently though who mentioned that she had been told turmeric counteracts the affects of statins. I have researched it and can´t seem to find any evidence to this fact but please check with your doctor before starting to take the supplements. By Amanda Edge, BscHonsRSA See main advert below

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Every Tuesday 9.30am - 1.30pm

Come and enjoy a relaxing morning at Los Jardines del Trapiche, THE nicest market venue on the Costa. EASY PARKING Outside courtyard and beautiful function room full of fabulous stalls offering something for everyone. Browse at your leisure and enjoy a coffee in the stunning surroundings Take the A-272 turning onto the Velez-Malaga road A-356. Turn off at El Cruce restaurant towards Benamargosa. Over the roundabout and we are on the left just before the private airfield

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History Is All Around Us! It’s so easy to not know!... How many tourists wander around villages such as Frigiliana or Nerja, taking snapshots and selfies, enjoying the many restaurants and shops, sampling the local produce and without questioning their past? And yet villages such as these have amazing stories to tell, ones that shake you to the core when you read about them in books such as “Between Two Fires” by David Baird, who spent time talking to an older generation that has now passed on, about their experiences during and after the civil war, the hardships, the fears, the poverty and struggle. But history is all around us here in this beautiful part of Europe and it is everywhere! Ask any local and they will each have a story to tell. In my conversations with the many people I am lucky enough to meet in this job, I hear amazing tales. One woman told me about her parents witnessing the flood of civilians fleeing along the coast from Malaga to Almeria to escape the siege of the city during the war, where they were literally gunned down from ships trying to stop them. On another occasion, an old man from the village of Jatar, in Granada, told me of a time as a child when he came across “soldiers” in the mountains on his way home to the village, after feeding the animals at their old family

cortijo. The little boy, grinning with excitement, joined in the practice drill, while the men patted him on the head and laughed affectionately at his enthusiasm. But when his parents found out he got a severe beating and a stern word about the dangerous, anti-Franco ‘maqui’ guerrillas hiding in the mountains that he must “never speak to again!” Last month, I was showing a house I have now shown maybe 10 times to clients, in Canillas de Aceituno, and the lady who met me that day, told us about the wonders of their midday meals as a child, up on the terrace each day. They had no kitchen in the house. Their mother used a small portable cooker. “Oh, but the ensaladas catetas that we used to gobble up with glee,” Manoli told me, “and then barbequed sardines, those were the days!” and her face lit up with delight at those wonderful memories. And suddenly it’s not just an old house for sale, needing renovation, it’s a family home, full of memories and family moments. It is wonderful to talk to the locals, and there is so much to learn about this simple, sociable society we live in – I encourage everyone to talk more to the people around them and find out what stories they have to tell! By Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia

Come and meet or speak to our bilingual team;

Jacqueline Combe - Managing Director, Natalie Combe - Accounts department, Barbara Vizcaino O´Hara - Administration & Insurance, Juan Pedro Jimenez del Dedo - Solicitor.

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A Walk To The Rock... support of Homeless Veterans

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I DON’T SUPPOSE many of you reading this will have the first idea of the distance between Torrox, (Málaga) and Gibraltar. This is not because you are lacking in interest or indeed an education, it’s because it’s too far, and way too busy to even think about it. Well, it’s 111 miles to be precise, and two very fit young soldiers are about to undertake the task, to raise funds to help Homeless Veterans.

This walk in Spain will raise funds for SSAFA - Homeless Veterans, and although there are many charities that help with this problem, Craig wanted to raise the money for a military minded charity. His goal is to reach £2000 but anything is amazing.

The two walkers are Craig Dignam and Danny O’Connor, and they plan to set off from Torrox on the 17th of April, arriving in Gibraltar on the 20th/21st of April, no doubt very tired and hopefully very satisfied at reaching their target of £2000. On the subject of fundraising, you can make a donation to this endeavour at aig-Dignam3 Craig joined the Army as a 17 year old from Bradford, Yorkshire, joining the local Armoured Corps Regiment 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards. In his own words, “I have been extremely fortunate to serve in The Armed Forces for 36 years with many regiments and corps within and even though many of those years have been spent away from my parents and siblings and at times many months away from my children I have been blessed with being a member of a special big family who have seen me and my family through some poignant times.”. He currently works with all three of the Services, Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force in a HR Administrative roll. About 15 years ago he decided it was time to give back and started fundraising for local and national charities, but then decided to really challenge himself and try to keep fit at the same time. Long walks, it was decided, would have to be the way due to painful back injuries incurred during military service. So, with a fellow serving soldier from the Parachute Regiment, he decided to walk from Blackpool Tower to St Johns hospice in Lancaster - the task was completed in 10 hours, covering a distance of 46 miles. The Torrox to Gibraltar challenge will most definitely be Craig’s most challenging test, but one that means so much to him as it is becoming all too often to hear of old friends and members of the Armed Forces, living rough on the streets. He is confident that with Danny at his side, encouraging and

Craig and Danny and I will walk from Torrox along the south coast of Spain to Gibraltar Rock peak, which is approximately 111 miles, further than any of his previous challenges. Failure is not an option as they both believe so much what SSAFA are doing to support Homeless Veterans. Although the boys will have family to support them here on the ground, any help from the community here in Spain will be gratefully appreciated, if you can help in any small way please contact:- and don’t forget... aig-Dignam3 ...any donation at all will help Craig and Danny to get those that let us sleep sound in our beds at night, off the streets and into that which we, all take for granted!



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“Everyday I have a craving for dog biscuits and I have no idea why, or how to stop this craving from getting out of hand. Often when I am visiting friends and they throw their dogs a biscuit, I can’t help but delve into the bag when the owner’s turn their backs. So far I have not been caught out, but I would find it awfully hard explaining to people about my dog biscuit obsession. At home, I get through a big bag a day and the craving seems to be getting out of hand. Please give me some advice on how to stop dog biscuits from completely taking over my life.” Penny says: “Perhaps you should start by throwing out all your dog biscuits and refilling your cupboards with real ‘human’ biccies. Custard Creams may take your fancy. Moving on to real biscuits is a first step, but even then over-indulging can have long-term health effects due to their high fat content. If you can’t throw out your dog biscuits then you really are barking mad, excue the pun!  Book to see a shrink asap.”

Yours Penny Peara - Wines

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Bottega: That’s The Spirit(s) Italy has a lot to offer. This is endorsed by the high numbers of visitors and tourists that gain much enjoyment and pleasure from Italy, throughout every year. Italian cuisine is renowned globally and enjoyed by many. Wine productions date back many hundreds of years and multi award-winning Italian wines and drinks are now available around the world.

This distillate has a prominent character and goes through five distillation phases. I found this vodka to be very smooth and great on its own or with ice.

The Bottega company is a most interesting family vintners and master distillers of outstanding wines, spirits and other beverages, with prizes, awards and accolades being collected, regularly, from prestigious competitions and events, worldwide. Located at Treviso, their bottles are eye-catching and distinguished, with creations by artisan crafts personnel.

both tradition and innovation incorporated within, having its origin in the skins of Glera grapes. Aromatic and with three distillation phases, this elegant, crystal clear spirit builds on its popularity and reputation, yearly. Grappa Riserva Privata Barricata, which also has three distillation phases, is a strong, amber-coloured delight, favoured by numerous connoisseurs. Made with pomace from dried grapes used for producing Valpolicella’s renowned red wine, Amarone (hence the great characteristics and structure), this aged spirit has an impressive bouquet, is very full on the mouthfeel and possesses a superb, long palate sensation. Grappas are perfect for an after-meal experience, as well as making very indulgent cocktails and long drinks.

Bottega Gin “Bacur” is a distilled dry gin, with a unique character. The name is derived from the ancient Greek population’s name for copper. Fragrant and natural ingredients, such as juniper berries from Tuscany, plus sage from the Veneto region and lemon zest from Sicily, are utilised to great advantage in this production. Elegant and with an excellent, balanced taste, this gin has many regular ‘devotees’. Bottega Vodka is produced using sugars obtained from pure grain.

Grappa Prosecco Alexander and Grappa Riserva Privata Barricata are two further Bottega productions that are extremely popular. Grappa Prosecco Alexander has

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As always, Enjoy! Trevor Langley


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Sport In March 2019 FOOTBALL - UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND OF 16 5th - Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham Hotspur 21:00 5th - Real Madrid v Ajax 21:00 6th - FC Porto v Roma 21:00 6th - Paris Saint Germain v Manchester United 21:00 12th - Juventus v AtlĂŠtico Madrid 21:00 12th - Man City v FC Schalke 04 21:00 13th - Barcelona v Lyon 21:00 13th - Bayern Munich v Liverpool 21:00 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE 7th - Round of 16 - First Legs 14th - Round of 16 - Second Legs FA CUP 15th - 18th - Quarter Finals PREMIER LEAGUE 2nd - Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 13:30 2nd - Bournemouth v Manchester City 16:00 2nd - Brighton &Hove Albion v Huddersfield Town 16:00 2nd - Burnley v Crystal Palace 16:00 2nd - Manchester United v Southampton 16:00 2nd - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City 16:00 2nd - West Ham United v Newcastle United 18:30 3rd - Watford v Leicester City 13:00 3rd - Fulham v Chelsea 15:05 3rd - Everton v Liverpool 17:15 9th - Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion 13:30 9th - Cardiff City v West Ham United 16:00 9th - Huddersfield Town v Bournemouth 16:00 9th - Leicester City v Fulham 16:00 9th - Newcastle United v Everton 16:00 9th - Southampton v Tot Hotspur 16:00 9th - Manchester City v Watford 18:30 10th - Liverpool v Burnley 13:00 10th - Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:05 10th - Arsenal v Manchester United 17:30 16th - Manchester United v Man City 13:30 16th - Bournemouth v Newcastle United 16:00 16th - Brighton & Hove Albion v C. City 16:00 16th - Burnley v Leicester City 16:00 16th - Watford v Southampton 16:00 16th - West Ham Utd v Huddersfield Town 16:00 16th - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal 16:00 17th - Tottenham Hotspur v C. Palace 13:00

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Volunteers needed. The Costa Animal Society needs your help, particularly with their efforts at the Sunday car boot markets in Nerja and Almuñecar. If you have some time, and especially if you own a 4x4 or other large vehicle, your assistance in transporting and selling goods on a Sunday morning would be much appreciated as both these markets help raise much needed funds to care for rescued animals. If you can assist CAS in any way call Wendy: 660271984 or Vera: 680 315880.

Quiz Night Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Quiz night with a difference. From 8.30pm. Hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call to reserve your table 952544362

SEEKING CHARITIES - People helping People Do you know of any SPANISH Charities (O.N.G) who help people and are seeking funding? The American International Club is currently seeking Spanish Organisations who are seeking assistance. The organisation will be presenting a donation at the Dia de Residente event this April in Nerja. If you are aware of an organisation that assists Spanish people, please send an email with contact information to

Every Monday is quiz night at the Irish Rover, El Copo, Torre del Mar. Come and support local charities. Call 603 186 347 to reserve a table.

The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly at our NEW venue The Asador Restaurant Puente Don Manuel, and a NEW Day Monday 12.00 – 1400 hrs. And on a Wednesday at midday at the Bar La Vega, Torre Del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support TRBL in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. You do not have to have served in the Armed Forces to become a member. Interested? Then please Phone Branch Secretary Sue on M 691 544 140 or just pop in for a chat. Furniture shop, Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact 952564910/671048304

Every 2nd Wednesday in the month AAR monthly quiz at La Tasca. 3pm start. Opposite the police station, Torre del Mar. Call Shelia for details 640 328 051

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Wed 5pm 6pm Salón Pilates con Lorena Calle Deire, edificio fantasia, sótano 2 derecha, Torrox pueblo Mario Correa 649 59 55 94 Local artist Margaret Riordan has an art exhibition until end April 2018 at Bar Choto Playa on the N340 at Penoncillo beach, Torrox Costa, (Not Tues). (Next to Ruta 340 motorcycles shop). Free entry, plenty of free parking. Margaret is a self-taught artist (retired secretary) She was born in Bristol, England, and has been painting and drawing all her life. She has entered many competitions with success at local and national level and over 400 of her works have been sold throughout the UK, Europe, North America and Australia. Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For further information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966 The Oxford University Choir will be performing at St George’s Anglican Church (in the grounds of the English Cemetery), Avda de Pries 1, Málaga, on Tuesday 26th March at 8pm. Tickets €10. More information/Reservations: 638 339 691.

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Here at the family run Vaqueria we pride ourselves on our healthy approach to both life and business. Our menu caters for special diets, contains some organic produce fresh from our garden and we avoid palm oil. We support local businesses using local tradesmen for repairs and improvements, buying art and mosaic materials locally and sourcing ingredients locally and we recycle as best we can including creating interesting art out of what other people may regard as ‘rubbish’!! More recently we have freed up space for pilates, yoga, tai chi, dance fitness and line dancing classes. We also offer a private space to holistic healers and teachers (free of charge) for their meetings and treatments, we have a monthly Holistic & Wellbeing market from March to October and we keep our prices very affordable making all of these lovely things available to this enough??? I don’t think so! Deep concerns about the huge amount of plastic being used and the environmental effects worldwide are troubling me... you can find it on Torre del Mar Beach, it is not just a problem round the other side of the globe. We would like La Vaqueria to be as plastic free as possible and would appreciate some feedback... ideas and suggestions or your experiences would be so helpful... contact Su Derrick or La Vaqueria on Fb or email: thanks in advance

WE SERVE HOMEMADE: Breakfasts, Lunch, Snacks, Cakes Vegan & Vegetarian Tapas ALL DAY TUESDAY - SATURDAY TUES 5 Euro meal deal WED Pilates 11.30am - 12.30pm Line dancing 12.45pm - 1.45pm THUR Fitstep - dance fitness 12.00 - 1pm FRI Quigong 1.30pm - 2.30pm Yoga 5.30pm - 7pm SUN LIVE MUSIC - SUNDAY LUNCH HOLISTIC & WELLBEINg MARKET Saturday 16th - Therapists, treatments, demonstrations, stalls 12pm-4pm Mosaic workshop Saturday 2nd, 3pm - 7pm


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Move It To Music! A gentle, informal and fun dance fitness class held on Saturdays, 11-12 noon, annually from mid October to Easter, Time Sport Gym - Avda de Pescia 21, Nerja. For more info: 675 846 217 Short Mat Bowls The Nerja Short Mat Bowls Club is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) If you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Baviera, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: or call Captain: George Clay on 643 139 023 Colmenar Social Club is a group whose aim is to promote friendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wednesday from 12.00pm at Arco Del Sol Hotel, Colmenar on A356 Velez Malaga to Casabermeja road Km9. A great venue to enjoy a variety of activities such as wine tasting, talks, cooking demonstrations, monthly lunches, car sharing days out, theatre visits and a monthly bowling group. Everyone is welcome, if you’re interested please contact Carol on 643 358 493 or visit our Facebook page: Colmenar Social Club to view activities. Phoenix Club We now meet every Tuesday between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and is sandwiched between the small Mercadona Supermarket and the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Malaga. Call Gail 951 067 723 Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances

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and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village. Plenty of free parking opposite. Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us! For more information call 689 111 352 / 669 682 138 RBL - Nerja meets twice a month for lunch on the 3rd Thursday at the Al Andalus Hotel, Maro and on the 1st Friday at the Nuevo Arenas Restaurant, La Herradura. Everyone is welcome to join us. Booking is essential. Please contact Kim on tel: +44 7988029001 or email: For any other information about the Branch contact Eddie, our Chairman, on tel: +44 7590717384 or email: RBL Benajarafe Branch meet every Friday from 12.00 at the Restaurante Mediterraneo situated on the coast road in Benajarafe. We enjoy bingo, quizzes, various entertainment & monthly outings. We have an excellent weekly lunch & welcome new/existing RBL members. Tel: 653108415 Email: The Nerja Philosophical Group For info please call Tom Bryson on 699 170 931 41 Club If anyone wishes to know more about our 41 Club which has 50 members from 10 different countries throughout Northern Europe. We are a drop in club as most of our members only spend short periods of time in Spain but always turn up to join in our FUN. or ring Alfie on 626998626 Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ The King. 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. (John 3:16) Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja.Email: Tel: 655 806 267 / 951 978 844

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‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. On occasions we organise something rather more special, Mystery Tours or Weekends Away. The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club is the largest Jaguar Club in the world and was formed in 1984, by members of other Jaguar Clubs, for the enthusiast who not only used, but maintained or restored their SS, Jaguar or Daimler. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs. We are based in the Lake Vinuela area, 10 km inland from Velez Malaga, and most members live fairly locally but we also welcome people from the coast and further afield. At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. Through its members El Valle has links to groups that enjoy a variety of pursuits including leisurely scenic walks, more energetic cross-country hash runs, photography, quad biking, drama, bird watching and dancing. So whatever your interests El Valle has something for you! We meet on the first Mon of each month (apart from Aug when we take a break!) at the Camping Bar, Lake Vinuela. Visit for directions. Meetings start 7:30 but we start arriving from 7pm so come early and introduce yourself so that we can help you make the most of what El Valle has to offer. We also meet us on Fri mornings from 11:30-12:30 at Meson Sara at the Puente don Manuel crossroads to join us, book an event or have a chat. The Nerja History Group for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have Lectures and trips each month. We are of mixed Nationalities and lectures are conducted in English. Meetings are held at the Nerja Museum, above the underground

car park, starting at 11.00am and finish approx. 12.30pm. Please see and or email Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Mon through Fri 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: Please note you are unable to make bookings through the website. March events and excursions Every Mon – Knitting & Crochet Group. Come along to learn how to knit or crochet or just join a group of like minded individuals to help make ponchos & wraps for the ladies & waistcoats for the men. Ursula who speaks English, Spanish and German will be here to help everyone. 11am to 1pm at the Centre. Every Mon – German Coffee meetings. 3pm - 5pm. Every Tues 11.30am -1pm & Thurs 4.30pm - 6pm. Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. Price 2€, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 1€. Thur March 21st - Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. 13€, or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 12€ available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED. Every Wednesday – Art & Craft Group. Time 14.00 – 17.00 at the Centre. Red Cross The Red Cross can help foreign residents with such things as basic needs (food, clothing and medicines) plus other services such as the loan of aids (wheelchairs, crutches and walking sticks), SOS type personal alarms and help to attend appointments e.g. GP or hospital visits. There are a small number of English-speaking volunteers so if you need help or would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer please email Richard at


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n o i t a m r Info ...In our own random order! Bus Times Call: 952 540 936 Nerja-Malaga 06:30, 07:30, 08:30 08:55, 10:10, 11:10, 12:25, 13:40, 14:55, 15:55, 17:10, 18:40, 19:40, 20:25 Malaga-Nerja 07:00, 08:15, 09:15, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15; 17:30; 18:45, 20:15, 20:45, 21:30 Expect to pay approx 2.90€ one way and 5.15€ round trip Nerja-Nerja Caves 08:10, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 11:50; 11:55, 12:35, 13:10, 13:35, 14:25, 15:25; 16:40; 18:10, 18:55, 19:30, 20:10 Nerja Caves-Nerja 08:45, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:15, 12:50, 13:30, 14:45. 15:45, 17:00 17:45; 18:30; 19:30; 20:15 Expect to pay approx 0.80€ one way Nerja-Torre see Nerja-Malaga times Torre-Nerja 07:45, 09:00, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15; 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:45, 16:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:30, 21:00, 22:00. Church services in English The Anglican Parish of Nerja & Almuñécar Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), Nerja every Sunday at 12 noon and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel), Almuñécar every Sunday at 9.30 a.m. (except during August). There is also a short service of Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 9.30 a.m. in the Church Shop, Calle Málaga, Nerja. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. Competa - Holy Communion every Sunday at 5.30pm in the Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta Tel: 952 219 396 Malaga - St. George´s Church in the Engish Cemetery. 11.00am Sundays Tel: 952 219 396 Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sundays 10.30. Website Tel 952 407 050 Anglican communion. Torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at

Local Police : 091 Guardia : 062 Fire : 080 11am, Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). Roman Catholic - Caleta de Velez - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, change of venue from October 7th at the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, situated on the main street, Caleta de Velez. Time 5pm. Sunday Anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Presbyterian Church (Evangelical) meets for worship each Sunday at 11.00am in Legends Bar, C/ Don Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez, Torre del Mar. Everyone welcome. Email Web Torre del Mar: International Church Málaga/Cornerstone International Church. Meets Sun @ 11:30am & Wed @ 6:30 pm for Bible Study. Calle Solera 2, Bajos,Torre del Mar (Opposite the Bus Station TDM) Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship - 11am. Midweek activities - Pilates - Mon 11am - 12.15pm. Bridge club Tues 2.15pm - 6pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. Bible study Thurs 5-7pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone: 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 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. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 653 917 004, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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Ambulance : 061 Water : 952 540 662 Electricity : 952 540 662 Tourist Information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104




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Weekly Market days Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche on the road to Benamagosa. Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa & Camping Vinuela Ctr.A356 KM30. Thursdays: Velez Malaga & Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Puente don Manuel & Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez , Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Malaga 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 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 Chemists Telefonica

Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 952 048 804 Airlines Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. Water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272 Town Halls Torre and Velez: 952 500 100 Torrox: 952 538 200 Nerja: 952 548 400 Competa: 952 516 006 Rincon: 952 402 300 Malaga: 952 135 000 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 ITV Call: 902 702 727 - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am - 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am 12.45pm


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) : a h a h s e k o J Thanks to MP for the following jokes... A guy is browsing in a pet shop and sees a parrot sitting on a little perch. It doesn't have any feet or legs. The guy says aloud, 'Jeesh, I wonder what happened to this parrot.?’ 'The parrot says, 'I was born this way. I'm a defective parrot.’ ‘Holy crap,' the guy replies. 'You actually understood and answered me!' ‘I got every word,' says the parrot. 'I happen to be a highly intelligent and a thoroughly educated bird’ ‘'Oh yeah?' the guy asks. 'Then answer this, how do you hang onto your perch, without any feet.?’ 'Well,' the parrot says, 'This is very embarrassing, but since you asked, I wrap my penis around this wooden bar, like a little hook. You can't see it, because of my feathers.’ 'Wow,' says the guy. 'You really can understand and can speak English, can't you.?' ‘Actually, I speak both Spanish and English, and I can converse with reasonable competence on almost any topic, politics, religion, sports, physics, philosophy. I'm especially good at ornithology. You really ought to buy me, I'd be a great companion.’ The guy looks at the £200.00 price tag. 'Sorry, but I just can't afford that.' 'Pssssssst,' says the parrot, 'I'm defective, so the truth is, nobody wants me, cause I don't have any feet. You can probably get me for £20, just make the guy an offer.!' The guy offers £20 and walks out with the parrot. Weeks go by. The parrot is sensational. He has a great sense of humour, he's interesting, he's a great pal, he understands everything,

he sympathises, and he's insightful. The guy is delighted. One day the guy comes home from work and the parrot goes, 'Psssssssssssst,' and motions him over with one wing. 'I don't know if I should tell you this or not, but it's about your wife, and the milkman.' 'What are you talking about,?' asks the guy. 'When the milkman delivered today, your wife greeted him at the door, in a sheer black nightie.' 'WHAT???' the guy asks incredulously. 'THEN what happened?' 'Well, then the milkman came into the house, and lifted up her nightie, and began petting her all over,' reported the parrot. 'NO!' he exclaims, 'And she let him.?' 'Yes.Then he continued taking off the nightie, got down on his knees, and began to kiss her all over.' Then the frantic guy demands, 'THEN WHAT HAPPENED.?' ‘Dunno got a hard-on, and fell off my perch.!' ------------------------------------------------------------Girlfriend and boyfriend lyiing on the bed She says “Babe, a tiny penis isn’t such a big deal” “I don’t know Jenny, I kind of wish you didn’t have one at all” he replies ------------------------------------------------------------Dianne Abbot: “What if we can land a man on the sun?” Jeremy Corbin: “He would burn to death you stupid woman!” Dianne Abbot: “Not if we send him at night!” ------------------------------------------------------------Paddy goes to the bank to enquire about a loan. The teller says, ”l’m sorry, but the loan arranger isn’t in today ”Ok” says Paddy, can I speak to Tonto?”

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Jokes h a h a :) It got crowded in heaven, so, for one day it was decided only to accept people who had really had a bad day on the day they died. St. Peter was standing at the pearly gates and said to Mr. Green, "Tell me about the day you died." He said, "Oh, it was awful. I was sure my wife was having an affair, so I came home early to catch her with him. I searched all over the apartment but couldn't find him anywhere. So I went out onto the balcony, we live on the 25th floor and looked over and saw a bloke coming out the entrance at the bottom pulling his trousers up. I was livid so I got the refrigerator and pushed it over the balcony and it crushed him. The strain of the act gave me a heart attack, and I died." St. Peter couldn't deny that this was a pretty bad day and since it was a crime of passion, he let the man in. He then asked Mr. White about the day he died. "Well, sir, it was awful," he said "I was running very late for work so I was running out the door pulling my trousers up and bang, a fridge landed on me!” St. Peter chuckled, let him into heaven and decided he could really start to enjoy this job. "Tell me about the day you died?", he said to Mr. Brown. "OK, picture this, I'm naked, hiding inside a refrigerator ..." ------------------------------------------------------------Mr. Tickle wanted to marry the girl of his dreams, however Tess was reluctant to take on his surname ------------------------------------------------------------My wife said “Can you explain why I’ve just found a pair of knickers in your coat pocket?” I said “Yes, because you are a nosey cow!” ------------------------------------------------------------A recent survey found that three women are just as stupid as the other two

A robber walks into the bank and shouts “Freeze give me all your cash!” A brave customer pulls off the robber’s balaclava and says “I’ve seen your face now!” So the robber shoots him “Anyone else see my face?” the robber shouts Then someone pipes up “I think my wife caught a glimpse” ------------------------------------------------------------A man walks by a bar with a sign in the window that reads, "FREE BEER FOR LIFE. Enquire inside for details." So, the man walks in and goes to the bar. He asks the bartender about the sign. The bartender responds, "It's true. We will give you free beer for life, but you have to do 3 things. First, you have to drink this gallon of tequila." At that moment the bartender pulls out a plastic milk jug of the nastiest tequila. The bartender continued, "Second, we've got an alligator out back that has a sore tooth. We need you to pull it." The man hesitates for a second, but then asks, "Ok, what's the 3rd thing?" "Well, we've got a 80 year old prostitute upstairs and she's never had an orgasm. You have to give her an orgasm. Once you do these 3 things, you may drink here all you want for free for life.” The man thinks for a minute, and decides to go for it. He grabs the jug of tequila and starts working on it. He finishes the entire gallon. So, he gets up from the bar stool...slowly at first and then proceeds to walk confidently outside. Everyone in the bar hears all sorts of screaming and growling and other noises they don't even recognize, but after about 20 minutes the man comes back in, bloodied and clothes torn to shreds, and says, "Alright! Now where's that whore with the sore tooth?"

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1. What is the largest state in the USA? 2. Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who? 3. Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film? 4. Which chess piece could be a member of the church? 5. Which German word means lightning war used in WW2? 6. Broccoli belongs to what family of plants? 7. Who wrote Catch 22? 8. Which country set up the world’s first chemistry lab in 1650? 9. What is the national flower of Japan? 10. Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films - why? 11. Where in France do claret wines come from? 12. What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614? Answers on page 108

1. The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents, but were not brothers. How can this be possible? 2. With no hammer or any kind of tool I build my house so quickly. What am I? 3. Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why? 4. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be? 5. Romeo and Juliet are found dead on the floor in a bedroom. When they were discovered, there were pieces of glass and some water on the floor. The only furniture in the room is a shelf and a bed. The house in is a remote location, away from everything except for the nearby railway track. What caused the death of Romeo and Juliet?

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7 Come up with (6) 8 Conjectured (6) 9 Flip into the air (4) 10 Any of a group of nitrogenous basic compounds found in plants (8) 11 Long-lasting (7) 13 Critical: shrewd (5) 15 Aggressive; overbearing (5) 16 Domestic servants, ‘on an equal footing’ in their own tongue! (2,5) 18 Bold lads? (anag) (8) 19 One of the seven deadly sins (4) 21 Brawl; scuffle (6) 22 Buoyant: solvent (6)


1 Beethoven’s ‘Archduke’, for example (4) 2 Transferred responsibility to someone else (6,3,4) 3 The body: endures (7) 4 Spirit made from rye, wheat or potatoes (5) 5 Charlemagne’s northern capital, the French name for Aachen (3-2-8) 6 Make an impression: sign on (8) 12 Perimeter: demarcation (8) 14 Nationality most associated with 4 (7) 17 Great time: explosion (5) 20 Calf’s flesh as food (4)


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LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 Positive and supportive aspects in Libra this month mean a period of sincerity, insightfulness and affection, which you can use in a positive and inspirational manner to manifest lots of good karma SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 March is a mixed bag for Scorpio, with complicated beneficial and squared aspects. You could be over excited with a plan which, in reality, is not as you first see it. In general beware of illusion(s) and visions of your own imagination or from someone close to you SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21 You feel unsettled and need to find a way to cultivate detachment – walks or other outdoor activities, yoga and meditation, are all suitable paths and will help release the feelings that are bothering you. Use your natural wisdom to deal with emotions and take opportunities to awaken new realisations

CANCER: June 22-July 22 Compassion will help you maintain equilibrium this month through a period of feeling highly motivated, energetic, powerful and decisive. Be sure to take some time out for quiet meditation

CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 A quiet month for Capricorn – a time to be at peace with yourself, and to reflect and contemplate decisions. Spend time, and have fun, with an old friend, nurturing the relationship and being sensitive to their needs and feelings too – step outside of your comfort zone and give them a generous treat!

LEO: July 23-August 23 No need to indulge in fantasies as this month love, romance and sensuality seek you out. Cultivate awareness that will benefit both you and others in your environment and you can easily spread that love around with warmth and affection, especially during the last ten days of March

AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 With a huge heart and wonderful altruism, this month you are a spiritual and visionary centre for the universe! Temper enthusiasm and idealism with wisdom and use your power of speech to overcome and avoid problems for others

VIRGO: August 24-September 22 This month many things around you will seem hectic and busy. You will need to manage your energy in your usual orderly manner, be relaxed, calm and a centre of peace to those around you. The end of March brings happiness

PISCES: February 20 - March 20 There’s an abundance of energy, ambition and impulsiveness in Pisces this month. Enjoy the party and don’t let anyone blow your bright burning candle out. If you feel a little grumpy mid-month, slow down a tad to recharge

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lFor Air Conditioning call Mark at Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar lPolar Air For Professional and reliable servicing, repairs and installation of A/C at competitive rates by a qualified technician.Call Susie or Peter 655 211 192 or visit lCHS Cooling and Heating Solutions. All makes of air conditioning, serviced and installed. Also Solar, Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Call: 655 791 167 Email: lConnect Air Conditioning. Supplying the latest in heat pump technology at the best prices. Contact Sean: 639 738 624 Email:

lSolar blinds, ideal for large glazed areas to keep the view but also giving privacy and stopping maximum amounts of heat/glare and fading of furnishings. Speak to Ian 644 54 61 76 958 49 65 71

ALARMS lPerfect Alarm S.L High quality security systems including CCTV and Alarms. We speak English and German. Call: Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

AWNINGS lAwnings - Blinds - Mosquito Screens, Glass Curtain Repairs, Replacement of plastic jointing strips, New Installations, Roller Shutters / Repairs. New installations, Conversion from manual to motorised. Call Julian: 655 825 931

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE lThe Hair & Beauty Studio Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (along from Morenos) Call: 951 204 158 or 654 897 410

BOAT TRIPS lCostaboattrips. Private & bespoke trips max of 8 people, Avoid the crowds and enjoy spectacular views from the sea, cliffs, waterfalls, caves, beaches sunsets, whilst enjoying complimentary free sandwiches and drinks on your trip. www.costaboattrips. (+34) 615 598 270

BOOKSHOPS lPasatiempo Calle Infantes 32, Torre del Mar, 952 543 703, Email:

BUILDERS lAll types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461

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The Sentinella Paginas BUILDERS (Continued) lLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application and construction, we have over 14 years of expertise in creating individual building solutions for our clients. Our local knowledge of the land and its soil types and how best to deal with the challenges posed by them - means that we are the best-suited company to advise you on your building requirements. Call Lee Talbot on 659324586 lJohn Housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: lPaul & Sons, Tiling specialists; terraces, pools and household tiling. Based in Torrox, willing to travel. Phone: 685 211 215


lSqueaky Clean all types of household cleaning undertaken, key holding, changeovers and laundry. House and pet sitting. 20 years experience in Spain. Call Paula 622 939 742

CLINICS lAnalysis Clinic, Haematology, Coagulation (Contro of Warfarin), Biochemistry, Inmunology,Hormone, Bacteriology, Parasitology, Special analysis. Home visits for blood tests. Antonio Armijo Navas, Specialist in Clinical Analysis. Urb. Costa del Oro, Local-4. Torrox Costa, Phone: 952 605 893

COMPUTER SERVICES lSteve’s Computer and Laptop Service. Providing a thorough health check/repair for corrupted software and removal of virus/malware infections. Sales of used/refurbished laptops at competitive prices. Call Steve in Torrox: 634347055 Email:


lWindow Tinting, A mobile service for your convenience, ITV legal and certified. Cut out annoying glare. Stop U/V. Protect children and pets. Be cool. Enjoy the sun, don’t suffer it! Call Ian 902 888 176 / 644 546 176

lDavid Fenton: Computer Help Specialist. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. House calls, remote assistance or bring it to me. Help and impartial advice with all types of technology. Tel 952 549 607, Mob 654 899 976



lCasa Klein. A better place to live. Scandinavian convelescent and retirement home. Situated on a hilltop overlooking mountains and the sea in Velez Malaga. Tel: 952 50 21 30 Mob: 679 167 168

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING wRoy’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning. Professional Machines, 18 years experience. All areas covered. Call Mark on 958 640 068 or 656 561 669

CCTV lPerfect Alarm S.L High quality security systems including CCTV and Alarms. We speak English and German. Call: Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

CHIROPODISTS lRegisitered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. Over 25yrs exp NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715

CLEANING lUltra Clean, Clean & Changeovers, key holding, house-keeping, laundry, window cleaning, gardening etc.. Call Pammy: 674 597 984 Torre del Mar area

lCurrencies Direct. For all your currency transfer requirements; excellent exchange rates, 100% no transfer fees or hidden charges – Contact the Nerja office on 952 906 581 or email

DAMP PROOFING lElectro-OS S.L. Immediately effective. 20 Year guarantee. Tel: 958 656 560. lDamp Proofing Why live in a healthy climate, but live in an unhealthy house? Stop rising and penetrating damp in your house now. Call us for a free quote. With a 20 year guarantee. Specialised professionals. We speak English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish. FB: Teamsecomur Andalusia Call: 693 478 470

DECORATION INTERIOR/EXTERIOR lTejidos Belen For all your soft furnishings. Specialists in cushions, pillows, accessories, interior & exterior decoration. We repair your sofas & terrace furniture. Tel: 952531732 / 650964624 Avd. Andalucia No.34 (next to Supermarket La Plaza)Torrox Costa

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The Sentinella Paginas DENTISTRY lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at competitive prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German and Spanish Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm

DRAIN CLEARANCE lDrains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 lAt Your Service Plumbing, Electrical, Prop. Maintenance Torre del Mar/Puente don Manuel area. Ex. Corgi reg. with over 35 years experience. Tel: 951 066 064 / 692 330 420 Email: lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers!High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installationsm, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain&

ELECTRICIANS lSparkinspain - Electrical installations & maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga & inland to Competa and Frigiliana.Tel Colin 951 242 449/Mob 666707297 Web:

ESTATE AGENTS lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: Website: lAxarquia Properties S.L Established 2001. Office: 952 436 781 Cta.almeria 194, Benajarafe Email: lFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, lInitia Network Investment. Buy with lawyers. Full-integrated service. vélez-Málaga, Camino viejo de Málaga nº 28. 952 549 365 / 645 618 817 /

lCountry Properties 29754 Competa - Málaga Plaza Almijara, 21 & Avd. Constitución, 33 Tel.: +34 952 51 61 78 29770 Torrox - Málaga Calle Elisa Ortigosa, 7 Tel.: +34 952 53 91 25 29740 Torre del Mar Málaga Avda. Andalucia, 32B Tel.: +34 952 54 18 86 / 654 693 680

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) Sales, Rentals, Management, Holidays. Professional advise with 13 years experience in Spain. Tel 666 135 516 / 618 940 829 Email: Web: lzalia properties, long established sales rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. El Cruce de Periana 4, Edf. Alzabel, Semisotano 2, Alcaucin 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158 lA&N Aviles & Norling Investment Call: 952 965 981 / 658 963 618 / C/Saladero Viejo 1, Torre del Mar C/Salvago 2, 20 derecha, Malaga

FURNITURE lCudeca Hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 / Mon- Fri 17:00 – 20.00. Nerja C/ Almirante Carranza 15 Tel: 663 083 503 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30

FUNERAL DIRECTORS lLa Esperanza Funeral Parlour. Funeral Directors with their own funeral parlours and crematorium with more than 50 years experience in the Malaga province. Telephone 952 50 15 81, 24 hours a day 365 days a year (in case of death/emergencies)

GARDENING lRed Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099

GARDENING & POOLS lGarden & Pool Service, German gardener, landscaping, property maintenance, pool maintenance, boat servicing. Speaks German, English & Spanish. Good rates. All areas. Tel: 691 526 394


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The Sentinella Paginas HEALTH & BEAUTY lWeight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 665 118 607 (business opportunity also available) lFor Happy Feet complete removal of hard skin, detox, foot spa and pedicure. Call Paula 622 939 742

HEALTH SHOPS lRincón Natural Nerja: natural remedies, organic food, superfoods, natural skincare products, spelt husk pillows, essential oils, incense & feng shui crystals. Alternative therapies: personalised weight control coaching, naturopath consultance etc. C/ Carretera 1, in front of Supersol, Nerja. Tel. 952 523 503 ONLINE-SHOP for Europe lHigh Grade Medical Cannabis Oils for sale - helps people with Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Pain, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma. Prices from €30/60ml 6%CBD. Magy's Garden Grow Av.Andalucia 106, Caleta de Velez Tel: 952 511 857

HEATING lRedwell® – the leading brand in Infrared Heating Systems. White panels and designs like mirrors, pictures, glass etc. Low consumption, low running time due to partial storage material inside. Prevents damp. Contact/showroom: Avda. El Faro, Bl. 75, bajo 9, Torrox Costa, call 952 539 742,,

HYPNOTHERAPY, NLP & LIFE COACH lMaria McMahon (BSc. Hons), Clinical NLP/ Hypnotherapist & Life Coach. Help with weight loss, smoking, anxiety, self-confidence, phobias, sleep quality and more. One to one & group sessions/workshops in Nerja. Email Maria for a free 30 min consultation:

INSURANCE lGPS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes email: Tel/Whatsapp: 722 708 615

KENNELS AND CATTERIES lResidencia Cantalobos the Pet Hotel in La Herradura, offers the highest standards of care for your pets. Call Now - Tel: +34 603 739 886. email: Facebook: Cantalobos Pet Hotel

KENNELS AND CATTERIES (Cont) lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of exercise, fun and cuddles. Also pet paw casting and bespoke animal sculptures in cement. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: lSheila’s Cattery - Small cattery ‘just for cats’ in the Riogordo/Benamagosa countryside. We treat and care for your cats as our own. Tel: +34 643 635 617 Facebook: sheilascattery

KITCHENS lIdecocina, Perfecting quailty, price and service since 1980. Design and fitting all types of kitchens and all styles, including accessories and electrical appliances. 952 541 895 C/Los Prados, 4 Torre del Mar.

LAWYERS lCS Abogados , Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email: / lAxarquia Solicitors 15 years helping expats and non-residents –Offices in Nerja & Velez-Málaga. 952 901 225 or ring Melanie Elst on 685589802 for a free no obligation appointment lInitia Lawyers. Established Lawyers with 27 years experience. Your problems are our challenges to solve. Vélez-Málaga, Camino Viejo de Málaga nº 28. 952 549 365 / 645 618 817 /

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The Sentinella Paginas lDe Cotta Law Spanish and English Lawyers, specialising in Business Law, Debt Recovery, Company Start-ups and more. Multilingual. Calle Diputacion 11, Nerja 952 527 014

MASSAGE Massage: Therapeutic and relaxation. For back-and muscle pain or for a soothing relaxation massage, in the peaceful setting of our finca in Periana. Book online through Or Whatsapp (no calls, we’re busy massaging) +34 652 200 702

METALWORK lMetalwork made to measure - Gates, Doors, Rejas. M.O.T. welding and on-site repairs. All areas. Also building work. All work guaranteed. We support the Axarquia Animal Rescue Charity. Andy: 676 719 066 Email:

MOBILITY PRODUCTS lBlue Badge Mobility.S.L Hire & Sales of Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs, Bathroom aids, Toilet Aids, Stair Lifts, Long term rentals, Best prices on the Costa. Quality Service. Contact Gary Or Sara 952967015/635445279

MOSQUITO/FLY SCREENS lMosquito Screens made to measure & repairs. Plus nets for your pets too with reinforced dog flap. Call: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS lRods motorcycles. Mobile motorcycle service and repairs. From scooters to superbikes. All makes and models. Factory trained technician. Contact 633 287 190.

OPTICIANS lHeiko by Heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923 lOpticas Perea – Optical & Audio Centre. C/Santa Margarita, 15, Torre del Mar. Tel: 951 241 410 Email: or visit our website We speak English, German, French and Spanish.

PAINTING lNo Need to Paint Does your property need painting? Interior or exterior. Call now for a brochure: 640 519 482 or 952 594 425 Email:

PARAGLIDING lParagliding gift vouchers. Give a dream to your loved ones or fulfill your dream. Fly with an instructor with 30 years exp. without risk, over some incredible landscapes in the mountains and the sea, landing gently in front of a beach bar.

PLUMBERS lAndy Mann UK Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: lEnglish/Spanish Plumber Over 30 years experience, trained and qualified in England. All plumbing work undertaken. For a fast and reliable service. Call José on: 638 609 906 lPlumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES lInk Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email:

PROPERTY OFF PLAN lAlexia 2nd phase in Caleta de Velez, 112 apartments and penthouses, don’t miss out! Set in a privileged location, the best in Caleta. Call: 952 783 531 / 910 516 354

PROPERTY RENTALS lBuy A Home Spain C/ Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: Website:

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lTransportation to UK to Spain to UK. Whole van loads or single items. Good rates. Regular trips. Also local removals. Call Graham: 620 353 594 Email: lTony Roam Removals UK to Spain to UK Email: / ES: 636 393 542 / UK: 07973 362 003 lAlcala Transport, Fully Legal, Spanish registered Transport/Removals Company. Operating locally for over 10 years. We run two vans twice per month to and from the UK/Europe. Call Colin for a no obligation quote on 0034 608 085 700 or 0044 7936886822

lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266.

lHub Transport Services twice per month to and from UK/Spain/France. Full and part loads including motorbikes. Car trailer also available. Fully insured. Two men if required. Call: 951 120 064 Email:

RENT A CAR lRent a Car Estrella Rent Delivery and collection at Malaga airport or in your location. Automatic cars. Unlimited kilometers, full insurance, VAT and additional driver included. 952 511 209 / lTransauto Rent A Car Malaga Our cars are delivered at the airport parking. Unlike other companies where you have to wait 30 minutes for a mini bus to collect you. No refuelling service fee. Tel: 952 105 050

RESTAURANTS lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian Palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: lRestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 lTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra. Nacional 340 (next to post office) Torrox Costa Tel: 952 534 972 or 632 637 470

SECOND HAND SHOPS lCarousel Second Hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank. Open Tues - Fri 9.30am - 2pm Call Gilly: 625 827 193 lSweethome Second Hand Shop. Second hand furniture and decoration, Bric a Brac, etc. We also buy your unwanted furniture and undertake house clearances with delivery service or pick up. Email: Contact Manuel 634 774 510. Jardines del Mar del Penoncillo, BLQ 32, Torrox Costa lSecond Hand Shop, Garantiauto. Do you need money? Buy & Sell! They buy everything; Cars, Motos, T.V’s Video Consoles, Mobiles, Furniture & Toys etc... Call 625 317 360 / 952 53 00 84. On the N340 Penoncillo No. 34, direction Nerja, next to Varadero bar.

SECURITY lPERFECT Alarm S.L., Caleta de Velez. High quality security systems, like video surveillance, alarm systems, perimetric protection systems, home automation. Worldwide surveillance of your property. If requested, we are licensed to connect to a monitoring station. We speak English and German. Call Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

SOLICITORS lDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47 Best Law Office in Law Axarquia Area. Professional legal and tax services at affordable rates. Free quotations and consultations. Offices in Nerja and velez-Malaga. Tel: 952 901 225

STORAGE/PARKING lParking El Llano Caravans/Boats storage & General storage 24hr security, from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468

lPersonal Storage, fully insured with CCTV security. Secure storage / easy recovery / discount for bulk quantities. Prices from 14€ per m3, 5€ per suitcase (per month). Call: 682 525 106. Poligono Castillo Alto 66, Nerja. 150 metres behind Lidl on right.

SWIMMING POOLS lPlodgepools - Green ponds returned to crystal clear pools Maintenance plans adapted to your needs, installations, replacements, products and covers. Over 10 years working with very happy customers in La Axarquia. Call now for your first FREE pool consultation. Tel: 690 070 569. E-mail: lAquamarine Pools - C/Playa Marina, 2D, Torre del Mar. Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: Tel: 952 54 57 55 / 600 811 355 lPool & Garden Service, German gardener, landscaping, property maintenance, pool maintenance, boat servicing. Speaks German, English & Spanish. Good rates. All areas. Tel: 691 526 394

TAXIS l24 Hour Taxi - English speaking. Call Javi on 653 917 004

VETS wPet Vet Clinic La Herradura, Vaccinations, X-Ray, Dentistry, Operations, Pet Shop & More... C/Alhambra Nº3, La Herradura. Tel: 609 977 564 We speak: English, German, Swedish, Finnish & Spanish

WINDOW TINTING lMobile 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

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Calle del Mar 23 (Corner of Avda. Andalucia) Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601


Beautiful Villa with spectacular views

Ref.: 4884

The House has a total construction of 119m2 on a plot of 2.500m2. The property offers: a large living and dining room with fireplace, air conditioning, completely equipped kitchen with storage space, three bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, as well as three en-suite bathrooms. The property also comes with double glazed windows, satellite Tv and aDSL, laundry and storage room. Outside this charming home offers pool and private garden, terrace and barbecue area, the perfect environment to relax and enjoy the climate of the Costa del Sol. It also has it’s own well and water tank with 8,000 litre deposit. Don't miss this great opportunity!

Price: 298,000€

Algarrobo Semi-detached house in Algarrobo town Ref.: 4871

This charming property distributed on two floors has a large living and dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms, of which one of them gives private service to the master bedroom. a covered terrace of 30m2 from where you can enjoy the fantastic view to the sea. It also has laundry room, satellite Tv and aDSL. This charming townhouse is ideal as an investment and its price is more than reasonable. Do not miss this unique opportunity, you can be the owner of this nice property, located in one of the white villages of the Costa del Sol. Ideal for holiday rental

Price: 120,000€



A 270m2, 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom, circular villa with 3m plunge pool full of character and potential of two separate living units fifteen minutes to the coast







A delightful, large, 166m , 5-bedroom townhouse, full of character having 90m² of extensive terracing and private inner courtyard with westerly aspect in this lovely area

A 113m , 3-bedroom villa with pool set in a tranquil location in the countryside below Comares on an easily maintained 485m2 plot with tarmac access



Calle Dr Fleming, 1 Nerja. 29780 Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306 / 606 087 362

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