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The Sentinella Axarquia Edition Celebrating 10 Years No 126

February 15

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Torre del Mar Beautiful 2 Bed 2 Bath Apartment (80m² built), of new construction comprises lounge/dining room, separate f/f kitchen, laundry room, 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There are sea and mountain views from the spacious terrace which also overlooks the pool and communal areas

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Happy Valentines everyone… it’s the month of Lurrrrve!

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In our everyday lives it’s common to forget that romantic love between a couple isn’t the only form of Love that exists. In fact, each and every one of us is made of Love so that’s what is at our core. As beings of such great Love and Light that means we have the ability to spread Love whatever we do, wherever we go, and with whomever we meet.

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A great way I’ve found to spread the Love is to simply send it! Sending Love to others requires nothing more than intention and a vivid imagination. I practice this daily by imagining a pink or golden Light shooting from my heart to the heart of the person I’m sending Love to. And it’s not just our friends and relatives that we can send to Love to. There’s actually great power in sending Love to our enemies too, or those who we don’t always see eye to eye with. As we’re all energy, everyone feels this love on some level, even if they aren’t always consciously aware of it. Love heals, and it can also transform people. And we can’t forget to Love ourselves too. Selflove is actually the most powerful of all, as we can’t properly love others until we learn to love ourselves, warts and all! This Valentines, regardless of whether you’re in a romantic relationship with another person on not, take the time to treat yourself to something fabulous and luxurious – some flowers, a box of chocolates, a day at a spa, or whatever else makes you feel special. Why? Because you deserve it!

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Deposito Legal Ma-1435-2005 No part of this publication, including pictures may be copied, used or reproduced without our prior written consent. The Sentinella accepts no responsibility for alterations to events listed, claims made by our advertisers or information provided by our contributors. So there!

The Sentinella is eternally dedicated to Colin Checkley, the founder and editor of The Sentinel Magazine. May he rest in peace. (Born; 1960 Died; 2004)

Keidi Keating

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De Cotta Law Reasons why everyone should review their wills in 2015 Part One how Modelo 720 affects inheritance tax. This is a change in working practice and enforcement of existing law rather than a change in the law. Most ex-pats resident in Spain will be aware that since December 2012, there has been a requirement to declare all overseas assets to the hacienda if the value exceeds â‚Ź50,000. The effect of this is that whereas pre Modelo 720, non-Spanish assets received by a Spanish tax resident as part of an inheritance were largely ignored by the hacienda, now they have to be declared as part of the inheritance and tax accordingly. There has always been an obligation to declare to the hacienda and pay tax on any inheritance received by a Spanish tax resident regardless of from whom and from where the legacy came from. So a legacy from a great Aunt who had never been to Spain in her life would be liable to Spanish inheritance tax. This also applies to non-Spanish assets received as part of an inheritance which includes Spanish assets. The most common example is where the spouse receives all the assets of the deceased spouse in and out of Spain. However, common practice was to keep those assets in the country of origin and not declare them. The hacienda did little to enforce the rules. Since Modelo 720, this has changed. The recipient now has to declare the assets in the Modelo 720 and state how they came into possession. This in turn will lead to a tax demand (and possibly a fine) from the hacienda if the receipt of the inheritance is not already declared.

One solution is to restructure your wills so that non-Spanish residents are the recipients of non-Spanish assets. This could be for example your children or even a discretionary trust containing the surviving spouse and other people as beneficiaries. Next edition, how the new European Succession Regulation affects Spanish residents Jon Sutton is a Solicitor at De Cotta Law, whose firm specialises in Wills & Probate. He is available to meet clients at the inland office of De Cotta Law at Sierra Chica, CoĂ­n or at the offices in Mijas Costa. To book an appointment call 00 34 951315161 or email For more information you can find us on the internet. Our website address is or visit our our Nerja office on

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Strange News Llama Crazy - Residents of a Lancashire town could not believe their eyes when they spotted a llama running through the streets - for more than six hours. Calista, a female rescue llama, escaped from a field after being scared by a dog in Littlebrough, near Rochdale. A video captured the terrified animal being pursued by locals as it ran around the streets of the town. The camel-like creature - native to South America - was also spotted by dozens of motorists, reports the Manchester Evening News. Owner Dan Taylor eventually managed to track her down at about midnight, before calming her down and walking her back home. Mr Taylor, 48, who has 19 llamas on the family farm, believes Calista ran away after a dog got into the field and started to chase her. He said: "She was very frightened and it will take her a long time to get over this. "All of them were very spooked by the dog. They are very timid and friendly creatures and this kind of thing really upsets them. He added: "They make wonderful pets. They are very affectionate and loving.

knife Party - A Brazilian man drove more than two hours to hospital with a knife sticking out of his head after being stabbed at a party. The 30cm-long blade narrowly missed Juacelo Nunes' left eye and passed through his mouth into the right side of his jaw, the G1 news website reported. "The knife passed through several nerves and veins, structures that can quickly kill a patient" Gilberto Albuquerque, the director of the hospital in Teresina, said. The knife was removed and given to police who are investigating the attack, the doctor told G1. He added that the 39-year-old was recovering surprisingly well. Mr Nunes also suffered two knife wounds to his throat, shoulder and chest when he was stabbed after an argument at the party in Agua Branca, more than 60 miles from Teresina, in northeastern Piaui state.

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Valentine’s Day Superstitions It is said that the kind of bird a girl watches on Valentine's Day predicts her future husband

• If you see a goldfinch on Valentine's Day, you will marry a millionaire. (I’m in luck then, got one in my front room)!!!!

For instance: Sparrow: a poor man Owl: remain spinster Bluebird: a happy man Blackbird: a priest or clergyman Crossbill: an argumentative man

• If you see a robin on Valentine's Day, you will marry a crime fighter - maybe they mean Batman!

• If an apple is cut in half, the number of seeds found inside the fruit will indicate the number of children that individual will have.

• If you find a glove on the road on Valentine's Day, your future beloved will have the other missing glove.

• If you see a flock of doves on Valentine's Day, you will have a happy, peaceful marriage.

• To be awoken by a kiss on Valentine's Day is considered lucky. • On Valentine's Day, the first guy's name you read in the paper or hear on the TV or radio will be the name of the man you will marry. • If you see a squirrel on Valentine's Day, you will marry a cheapskate who will hoard all your money.

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Collective Names Of Animals Some more collective names of animals. Test yourself and your friends A school, shoal, run, haul or draught of fish A swarm of flies A skulk or leash of foxes An army or colony of frogs A flock, gaggle or skein (in flight) of geese A cloud or horde of gnats A herd, tribe or trip goats A charm of goldfinches A band of gorillas A leash of greyhounds A down or husk of hares A cast or kettle of hawks A brood of hens A hedge of herons A drift, or parcel of hogs A team, pair or harras of horses A pack, mute or cry of hounds A smack of jellyfish A troop or mob of kangaroos A kindle or litter of kittens A leap (leep) of leopards

A pride of lions A plague of locusts A tiding of magpies A sord of mallards A stud of mares A labour of moles A troop of monkeys A barren or span of mules A parliament of owls A yoke, drove, team or herd of oxen A bed of oysters A company of parrots A covey of partridges A muster or ostentation of peacocks A nest, nide (nye) or bouquet of pheasants A flock or flight of pigeons A litter of pigs A string of ponies A nest of rabbits A pack or swarm of rats A rhumba of rattlesnakes An unkindness of ravens A crash or herd of rhinos A herd or pod of seals

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The Laws Of Life Everyone of us will relate to most of these 1. Law of Mechanical repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to pee. 2. Law of gravity - Any tool, nut, bolt, screw, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible place in the universe. 3. Law of Probability - The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act. 4. Law of random Numbers - If you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal; someone always answers. 5. Variation Law - If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now. 6. Law of the Bath - When the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone will ring. 7. Law of the result - When you try to prove to someone that a machine won't work, IT WILL!!! 8. Law of Biomechanics - The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach. 9. Law of the Theatre & hockey arena - At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle, always arrive last. They are the ones who will leave their seats several times to go for food, beer, or the toilet and who leave early before the end of the performance or the game is over. The folks in the aisle seats come early, never move once, have long gangly legs or big bellies and stay to the bitter end of the performance. The aisle people also are very surly folk. 10. The Coffee Law - As soon as you sit down

to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold. 11. Murphy's Law of Lockers - If there are only 2 people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers. 12. Law of Physical Surfaces - The chances of an open- faced jam sandwich landing face down on a floor are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet or rug.


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Alzheimer’s Jenny, a lovely 25 year old Since her new husband is so old, Jenny decides that after their wedding she and John should have separate bedrooms, because she is concerned that her new but aged husband may over-exert himself if they spend the entire night together. After the wedding festivities Jenny prepares herself for bed and the expected knock on the door. Sure enough the knock comes, the door opens and there is John, her 85 year old groom, ready for action. They unite as one. All goes well, John takes leave of his bride, and she prepares to go to sleep.

But as John gets set to leave again, his young bride says to him, 'I am thoroughly impressed that at your age you can perform so well and so often. I have been with guys less than a third of your age who were only good once. You are truly a great lover, John..' John, somewhat embarrassed, turns to Jenny and says: 'You mean I've been here already tonight?' The moral of the story: Don't be afraid of getting old, Alzheimer's has its advantages. PS.. Have I put this in the magazine before?

After a few minutes, Jenny hears another knock on her bedroom door, and it's John, Again he is ready for more 'action'. Somewhat surprised, Jenny consents for more coupling. When the newlyweds are done, John kisses his bride, bids her a fond good night and leaves. She is set to go to sleep again, but, aha, you guessed it - John is back again, rapping on the door and is as fresh as a 25-year-old, ready for more 'action'. And, once more they enjoy each other.


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Nursery Rhymes With A Difference Mary had a little lamb Its fleece was white and wispy. Then it caught Foot and Mouth Disease And now it's black and crispy. ------------------------------------------------------------Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall The structure of the wall was incorrect So he won a grand with Claims Direct. ------------------------------------------------------------It's Raining, It's Pouring. Oh s***, it's Global Warming. ------------------------------------------------------------Jack and Jill went into town To fetch some chips and sweeties. He can't keep his heart rate down And she's got diabetes. ------------------------------------------------------------Jack and Jill Went up the hill And planned to do some kissing. Jack made a pass and grabbed her ass Now two of his teeth are missing.

Georgie Porgie Pudding and Pie kissed the girls and made them cry. When the boys came out to play he kissed them too cause he was gay. ------------------------------------------------------------Mary had a little lamb her father shot it dead. Now it goes to school with her between two chunks of bread. ------------------------------------------------------------Mary had a little lamb it ran into a pylon. 10,000 volts went up its arse and turned its wool to nylon. ------------------------------------------------------------Jack and Jill went up the hill to have a little fun. Jill, the dill, forgot her pill, and now they have a son.

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Linea Directa REGISTERING YOUR VEHICLE IN SPAIN. SPANISH LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION DOCUMENT Registering a non-Spanish vehicle in Spain is a complex and potentially costly procedure. However, you may be exempt from Spanish registration tax by getting Spanish number plates within one month of entering the country. But to do this, you need to become a resident. Linea Directa has been insuring expat drivers in Spain for over a decade and understands all the steps involved. Below we outline this process. STEP 1: OBTaiNiNg a CErTiFiCaTE OF CONFOrMiTY This is a statement by the car’s manufacturer that it conforms to Eu regulations. You will need the car’s chassis number to complete this straightforward process online at The charges for this service will vary according to type of vehicle, make and country of 1st registration. STEP 2: CUrrENT LOg BOOk The vehicle’s original log book showing your name as the owner, the vehicles age and a valid uK address. You will also need the bill of sale for the car. STEP 3: rESiDENCY iN SPaiN The Spanish residency certificate (Certificado de Empadronamiento) is your official proof of residency in Spain. Your local town hall can provide you with this document. You will need to take your passport and proof of Spanish address (rental contract, contract to purchase or property deeds). STEP 4: OBTaiNiNg a SPaNiSh MOT CErTiFiCaTE All vehicles over 4 years old must be roadworthy and clearly display a valid ITV sticker. The ITV (Vehicle Technical Inspection) must be tested at an authorised centre, just as for an MOT test. You can find out the location of your nearest ITV centre on DGT website (equivalent to the DVLA). You can also call your local centre to make a booking. If the centre is busy, especially pre-summer, this can save a lot of time. The cost can vary but generally is around 40€ for petrol-engine cars and 56€ for diesel-engine cars. STEP 5: OBTaiNiNg a SPaNiSh EQUiVaLENT OF a TaX DiSC The Spanish Tax Agency can provide your ve-

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NOw OPEN “Welcome to Masala House, a modern Indian Restaurant with all the classic dishes and some Masala House Specialities” Lunchtime menu available, choose your curry dish and rice or bread for 6€ Ctra El Peñoncillo 11, Torrox Costa


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If you are thinking of reforming think of Multiparquet & Sevices based in Torrox Costa since 2002 reforming and decorating for you! Specialising in Parquet flooring, underfloor heating, decorating, reforms and they provide an IKEA service, they supply, deliver and assemble. Matthias 652 357 584. Schlosser reisen, your Travel Agency in Torrox Costa with more than 30 years experience. We offer flights, hotels, packages, transfers or our scheduled daily excursions with pick up from Torre del Mar to Almuñecar. Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Ronda or Gibraltar are our destinations. Also we can help you find an apartment for long or short stay. unisex Professional hairdresser with more than 9 years experience in two of the most top named hair salons in Nerja Erica has now opened 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 rebeccah Curtis wellbeing Centre The centre is open Tues-Sat 10am until 3pm. urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa, Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 Tejidos Belen specialists in cushions, pillows, accessories, interior and exterior decoration. We repair your sofas and terrace furniture to measure. Call 952 531 732 or 617 553 880 Pol. Cortijo Amaya Nave 13 Torrox Costa. 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 If you are looking to eat out and fancy a Pizza, well look no further than Pizzeria restaurante Ferrara in Torrox Costa. ‘Probably the best homemade pizzas in Torrox Costa’. For Reservations call: 618 341 453 russells British Store always have a great stock of favourite British products. We also have our vegetarian selection back in stock as well as our normal frozen food section. Popular ciders such as Scrumpy Jack as well as Guinness, lager & Crabbies ginger beer. Cleaning products, toiletries, pet food, greeting cards & more. Every month we have special offers in store so please call in to see our offers. If we haven’t got something you are looking for please ask & we can try and get it. Calzados Pradas for real leather shoes made in Spain! Avd. El Faro No. 2. Call: 609 526 912 or email: calzadospradastorrox@gmail.com44 german Bakery All you need for your home interior at Decoracion El Faro Curtains, blinds, roll-up, mattresses, sofas, sheer curtains. Big show Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 7.30am - 2pm room and best prices on the coastline, ask for information. All this available in "Decoracion El Faro" !! 952 530 375 Sunday 7.30am - 11am Open from Mon to Fri 9.30am - 2pm and 4.30pm - 8pm, Saturday from 9.30 am - 2. 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


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Sat 10am - 2pm (Closed Mondays) have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Maritimo, a fantastic loTel: 610 876 127 cation with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean. Enjoy deErica Villegas Estilistas Torrox Costa licious food with menu del Dia 7.50€ - 2 courses or 9.50€ - 3 C/Centro Internacional - Bq77- No. 2 courses which includes a drink per person (beer, wine or soft Torrox Costa (behind furniture store) drink. They have a special offer of one of their full range of 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 and value meals such as Pinchitos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€ and Alinbias en salsa de tomates only 3.50€. Paella is available from 1.30pm everyday (preorders only), includes a soft drink or small beer or glass of wine, bread and Alioli. Takeaway - available. Caribe can even cater for weddings and birthday parties with celebratory cakes made to order. Call in or telephone to find out more. Fischhaus - Nordsee Fish Deli Weekly fresh deliveries from the North Sea Coast. Smoked fish from our own Smokehouse in Torrox. Open Mon - Sun 10am - Close and closed Tuesdays Tel: 637 041 155to find out more. Do you want traditional quality fresh meat and bread? Get down to Marktplatz German Butcher and Bakery. They are open Mon - Fri 8am - 2pm and 7pm - 9pm and Sat mornings 8am - 2pm. Call: 673 751 482


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Bar y Restaurante Laguna Beach - Torrox Costa

Breakfasts, Snacks & Full Menu - Specialising in Ribs, Wings, Steaks & Chicken - Traditional Sunday Lunch Homemade Tapas available every day changing daily - 1€ Mon 16th Feb German Carnival DJ Dieter - 5pm Sat 28th Feb - 9pm

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Wide variety of Cocktails Live Paella pre-order from 8 persons Open every day from 2pm (except Thurs) Free wifi Sunday Specials (different every week) 12th & 16th February Big Carnival Party (FREE BEER for Fancy Dress) Everybody welcome We speak 5 languages Avenida Europa Bloque 80 (back side calle los Pinos) Torrox Costa

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Known for THE BEST CLIMATE IN EUROPE, Axarquia has some of the best weather conditions in the world. It isn’t any wonder that millions of people visit this beautiful area every year! The Mediterranean sea to the south and sheltered magnificent mountain ranges to the north, Axarquia sits within the Malaga Province of Andalucia. The following pages feature some of the beautiful towns and villages of this superb and picturesque area.

inhabitants 700 Level above sea 331 metres Nearest airport Malaga Distance to airport 32 km Distance to beach 22 km Max. temperature 350 C Min. temperature 50 C Cutar is an inland paradise. Visit it and get to know and enjoy all it has to offer. It is perfect for those that like living in a natural peaceful place and only want to wander through the emblematic streets and hear the birds singing. Cutar village, which originated from an Arab farm and has numerous fountains and prosperous agriculture, lies under the protective shade of the Castillo en el Cerro. The very narrow streets of Arab origen are one of the most emblematic characteristics of this village in Axarquia, where you can feel and sense the past throughout the entire village. Cutar extends to the north of el Cerro among olive trees and vineyards. The town is typically Tourist Office Calle Fuente 13 CĂştar Malaga 29718 Tel: 952 554 247


Axarquian and is dominated by the church tower that stands above the houses in the highest part of town. From all around this town there are splendid views of the Penon de Comares and the corridor of Colmenar-Periana. SOME OF THE BEST FIESTAS THEY CELEBRATE At Easter they traditionally celebrate on Easter Sunday el Huerto in which they sell the fruits and the profits pay for the fair in honour of San Roque. The fair in honour of San Roque is one of the most important and popular events of this town. It takes place in the middle of August and lasts a week and during this time many people who live away return to enjoy the

numerous activities and join in the fun. El Monfi takes place on the second weekend of October when Cutar goes back to its Moorish origens where they celebrate traditions of Andalusian culture in the streets, like the Zoco which is a craft and gastronomy fair. The object of this is to get a deeper knowledge of a culture that lasted six centuries and which was the origen of nearly all the white villages in Axarquia.


Tourist Office Camino de Velez Benamargosa, Malaga 29718 Tel: 952 517 002

inhabitants 2,000 Level above sea 100 metres Nearest airport Malaga Distance to airport 37 km Distance to beach 14 km

Benamargosa is located in the river valley of the same name some 15 kilometres inland from Velez-Málaga on the costa del Sol and about a half an hour´s drive by motorway from Málaga. The valley is practically evergreen and almost like an oasis in summertime, due to the plantations of avocado and citrus fruits lining the river. The village centre is 90 metres above sea level and the hills rising up along the side of the river reach 550 metres. Thanks to the warm climate of the area, it is possible to achieve more than one harvest. Traditional vineyards are to be found in the hills surrounding the village, growing the famous Málaga grapes used to make the well known sweet wines of the region. The traditional cultivation of olives, almonds and carob is gradually being replaced by the mango. Official Fiestas - June 6th & First weekend in August Popular Fiestas - 20th January (Festival of San Sebastian) Mid April (Fiesta del Campo) Early August (Feria de Benamargosa)

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Cajiz is a small village, with a population of about 823, that is just 27 kilometres from Malaga and 5 kilometres from the coast at an altitude of 175 metres. It is situated on the way up the hill to the larger village of Iznate and is often bypassed without a second glance. On taking time out to discover the place I wondered at the eclectic style of housing which ranges from poor ruins in desperate need of reforming to grand modern structures towering over the modest square.

This village, like many in the area, is Arabic in origin and is steep with little dead end streets culminating in a mass of colour with flowering pots outside closed front doors with little dogs lying stretched out in the shade. One street has its name rather quaintly hand painted on a wall. In the upper part of the town in Calle El Chorrillo, there is a Mudéjar well and fountain which are worth a visit. There are a couple of good bars and restaurants where you can sit and chat to the locals or just enjoy good food and drink.

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People Who Come And Go Geert and Hermine – Los Romanes Geert, a corporate lawyer and his wife, a nurse, from Belgium, completed on the purchase of their 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom lake view villa just outside Los Romanes in 2014. Now they are happily furnishing it for family use and perhaps the occasional rental to cover some of their costs. When asked why they chose Spain for their second home, and in particular Andalucía, they say it goes beyond its good weather. “It is steeped in history, and as a historical centre of recalcitrance against the former central dictatorship its people are and always have been truly alive and kicking! And who can ignore the stunning landscape and exquisite natural beauty of this place” Geert explains. As recent buyers, what advice do our Belgian professional couple have for those looking at buying here too? “Work with advisors who you can trust and with whom you feel comfortable. Take on independent legal advisors you have selected, but also work with brokers who, by definition have an interest in selling the house, but nevertheless try to find out which house would fit what you are looking for, rather than pushing to sell… In Belgium we had received

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rafters rastro – New 2 You Shop. We buy and sell your unwanted household items. We sell a huge variety of goods which are changing every day. Normally we have in stock; a wide range of furniture, lamps, vases, ornaments, general bric a brac, books and good quality second- hand clothes. Contact Alan or Wendy. La llave de oro, C/Granada 88, Nerja, 952 524 651. Locksmith 24 hrs emergency service, 606 939 929, opening and repairing safes, armoured doors, authorised technical service, key cutting, supplier for quality padlocks, safes and other security products. Clinica Veterinaria almijara For all your pets veterinary needs, services including in clinic consultations, X rays, Blood tests, Analysis, Teeth cleaning, Surgery and home visits. 24 hour emergency service- 656 825 319. English, Spanish, German, French and Czech speaking. Dog & Cat Grooming. Stockiest for Specific, Royal Canin and other brand names for dog and cat food. Website: Open Monday-Friday 10.00-13.30, 17.30-20.30, Saturday 10.00-13.30.You can call the Clinic on 95 252 1507 for further information. Chatelin ortopedia & chiropodist/pedicura practice we are a company with over 30 years experience in the orthopedic sector. linda is a qualified chiropodist and henry is a certified prothesis and orthesis maker. for all your inlays and sport inlays, making and repairing prothesis and orthesis, corset-knee, ankle and wrist supports, wheelchairs, walking aids, beds, rehabilitation articles monday - thursday 10am - 2pm and 3pm - 6pm. call: 695 481 082 or 658 773 857 Visit ink & Chips on C/Perez. They have all you need for your PC, such as ink cartridges & peripherals as well as laptop & printer sales. They also offer a technical service 365 days a year. Locked yourself out of your house or having lock problems? Call the 24 hour emergency locksmith, a fully qualified uK C&G tradesman. Or, simply call to book an appointment. For all your healthy foods and natural remedies. The health Shop rincon Natural C/Carretera1, Local 2, Edificio Armijo III Nerja, next to Supersol, beside Barclays Bank. Stocking gluten free products, Organic food, Natural remedies and Natural skincare products. They also do Crystal Healings and Cranio Sacral Therapy. Tel: 952 52 35 03 "Frietkot" have changed their name to "Belga" to express more of the quality of our Belgian home cooked cuisine. We serve the best Belgian French fries combined with quality products such as Sweetbread with Dijonaise sauce or the best sirloin steak with a variety of different sauces, all freshly home made. Belgian Beers available. Calle Gloria 9, Nerja 666 625 694 Monday Closed Open from 12 till midnight. Visit Chique an English hair and beauty Paul Mitchel salon in Nerja. Experienced stylist in colour, cut and styling. Offering all well known brands including ammonia free tints. Specialists in weddings, upstyles and professional makeup. Open Mon to Sat 10am till 6pm (half day on Tue and Sat) Please call us on 680 740 545 or email us at

DentadanÊs Dental Clinic offer top-quality Scandinavian dental care at competitive prices-a successful concept that has been used since the clinic was established in Maro (Nerja) in 1991. We have two Danish dentists (one female, one male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to & pictures of the clinic. Open Mon -Friday 10am-5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German, Spanish, French & Italian. Tel: 952 52 96 66. Olas Bar Sports Calender for February 2015 Football - Premier league programe every week except weekend of 14th-17th 14th -17th FA Cup 5th round. Champ League, 17th PSG V Chelski-SHK Donetsk V B Munich. 18th Shalke 04 v R Madrid - Basel V Porto. 24th Man City v Barcelona - Juventus V B Dortmund. 25th B Leverkusen v Athletico Madrid - Arsenal V Monaco Europa League. 19th Young Boys v Everton - Spuds v Fiorentina. Celtic v Inter Milan - Liverpool v Besiktas, 26th return legs. 1st Feb Scottish lg cup Celtic V Rangers Old Firms reunited. 8th Africa Cup of Nations final. 13th womens int England v uSA at MKdons Franchise Superbowl XLIX (49) 1st of Feb in to the 2nd 00.30am kick off live at Olas Sports Lounge. Including popcorn and hot chilli dogs, it’s our 5th year of showing it. Last year 19 of us stayed up until 5am to see the trophy lifted. This years final is between New England Patriots V Seattle Seahawks at the university of Pheonix Stadium Glendale Arizona. rugby Union 6 Nations Fri 6th Feb Wales v England 21.05h. 7th Italy v Ireland 15.30h. France v Scotland 18.00h. 14th England v Italy 15.30h. Ireland v France 18.00h 15th Scotland v Wales 16.00h. 28th Scotland v Italy 15.30h France v Wales 18.00h 1st March Ireland v England 16.00h. rugby Super League kicks off 5th Feb Cricket 9th World Cup warm up o.d.i. Eng v West Inds Sydney. 11th o.d.i. Eng v Pakistan Sydney. 14th feb until 29th March Cricket World Cup Australia & New Zealand 14th Eng v Aus in Melbourne. 20th New Zealand v England in Wellington. 22nd England v Sco land Christchurch. 28th/1st March England v Sri Lanka in Wellington games every day most of the games will be shown on the following day due to start times. Tennis Aus open final 1st of Feb. Cycling 18 -22 World Championship France. Olas will be open each morninh at 9.30am, closing at 11/11.30pm football nights and 9pm if not. The Olas monthly charity quiz will be on Sunday 15th of Feb with the man at the mic Coast fm golds "Dan the man sherry" as quizmaster, teams of 4, great 1/2 time buffet, charity raffle entry is 5 euros per person all going to our elected charities the bobby moore fund for bowel cancer research - help for heros & the british legion & cudeca the local cancer support charity in Nerja. We raised just over 7000 euros last year so would be great to top it so please get in book a team we can get teams of 2 to pair up or stay on their own at your own choice always a fun night. Tues 17th Feb pancake day get down for some lovely pancakes with vairous toppings watch out for our specials on the boards out side along side the fantastic sports menu showing what we can what we can we have got 5 different boxes from this month with 5 large hd+ tvs so hopefully we can please most. We will as always be taking coaches to the Malaga football for Monday 2nd Feb KO time to be confirmed Malaga v Valencia . Saturday 14th Date & KO to be confirmed Malaga v Espanol. Saturday 28th date & KO to be confirmed Malaga v Getafe. Also as of going to press Malaga are still in the Kings cup which has a home and away leg each round so this will full in to place through the month of February and we will take a bus please call in to the bar for details, we can get tickets for all matches right up to the day but notice is better. The coach usually leaves 2 - 2 1/2 hours before kick off we have a drop of point at a bar right by the stadium which is also a collection point. We usually meet at Olas prior to Departing come and join the Malaga supporters club of Nerja. Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, airconditioning, tyres, brakes, clutch etc. Also car transfers. Find them at Avda Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras just up from the BP garage as you are leaving Nerja on the right hand side and they are below the gym. Call Jonathan who speaks English on 637 801 325 Express hand Carwash Sebabrilan Let them wash your car from only 8.50 euros. Express car valet, interior and exterior. C/ Almirante Carranza 49, Nerja. Call: 666 184 966

Ref. SH856 Nice townhouse in the old town of Vélez-Málaga. The house is completely renovated, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, fitted kitchen, lounge with access to the terrace, beautiful sea views and town views, roof terrace, chimney with pellets

124,900€ Ref. SH599

Marvellous villa with nice sea views in Benajarafe. Plot of 695m2 and villa of 252m2. 900m from beach. Swimming pool and garden. Ground floor: 3 beds, f/f kitchen, 1 bath, living room with chimney. 1st Floor: 2 beds, 2 baths, living room, f/f kitchen. Basement: Garage for 4 cars, 1 bath, office. South facing, sun all the day.


Ref. SH731

Nice villa in Almayate 700m from the Beach. Plot of 1,700m2 and house of 200m2. Main house: 2 beds, 1 office, 2 baths (1 en-suite), f/f kitchen, big living room with chimney (54m2) and several terraces, a/c and central heating, double glazing, store room, garden, sea views, awning. Apartment: 1 bed, 1 bath, f/f kitchen and living room, a/c, terrace.

285,000€ Ref. SH837

Villa in Algarrobo with sea and mountain views. Plot of 5,000m2 with build of 305m2. Downstairs: 2 beds with 2 baths, large living and dining room with chimney. F/f kitchen. Upstairs: Master bedroom with en-suite. Annex: Guest house with own bathroom. Large private garage, heated swimming pool of 54m2, a/c, BBQ, garden, terraces, Internet, south facing.


C / Infante 23, Edif. Faro 1, bajo, 29740 Torre del Mar, Málaga, España Tel./Fax. 0034 / 952 54 70 76 / 658 93 31 87 e-mail:


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THE TOWN FRIER Traditional Fish & Chips take away Mick and Andrea welcome you! All your traditional favourites  inc. Kebabs, Pies, Sausage, etc. Cooked freshly to order SHADED TERRACE


Telephone orders welcome


Cruce de Periana,  Puente don Manuel, Alcaucin


Tel: 608 531 601 Opening times:

Tues, Wed, Thurs 12pm - 9pm Fri & Sat 12pm - 10pm Closed Monday & Sunday

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Sunday Lunch at The Regina Sunday Lunch in a Spanish Restaurant? When I go out for a Sunday Lunch, what would I expect? I would expect roast meat, roast potatoes, yorkshire puds and a minimum of 3 veggies all smothered in a thick gravy. Where would I go for such a lunch? Well I would go to an English bar/restaurant obviously, wouldn’t I? NO! Whilst walking along Paseo Maritimo in Torre del Mar I stumbled across a board outside Regina Restaurant, a nice looking, modern looking Spanish establishment advertising British Sunday Lunch. I looked at the the wife and we decided to give it a go. We were shown to our table by an English speaking waiter on the bright, airy yet covered terrace and whilst our drinks were being prepared we studied the menu. A full a la carte was on offer as well as Roast Beef or Roasted Belly Pork. I ordered the beef whilst the wife, not a great lover of beef, ordered the Salmon and leek parcel which was recommended by the waiter. I was still a bit dubious about a British Institution being cooked by a spaniard, but this was eased a tad when the waiter explained the chef had 10 years experience cooking in London!!

The meals arrived and there in front of me was everything I expected and indeed hoped. 3 generous slices of entrecote beef (nice little pink tinge), roast potatoes, a yorkie, cabbage, roasted carrots and parsnips! It looked scrummie! The wife’s meal had the parcel of salmon and leek elegantly wrapped in filo pastry sat royally on a bed of spinach accompanied with sun dried tomato and potato mash. She couldn’t get enough of it, “It was devine” she said. But most surprisingly of all was my roast dinner compared admirably to one of my ideals, it was superb!! The beef melted in the mouth, the potatoes all fluffy inside and the parsnips had a little crunch. All this united in a thick gravy. After desserts, which were all homemade and delicious, we spoke a little more to the waiter and he said that usually on Sundays, there is live music as well, but because of the weather, had to be cancelled. Shame as that would have put a feather in the cap of a very pleasurable lunch. We had a great experience in Regina and will definitely return and maybe have a little dance next time - A visit is a must!


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A whale's penis is called a dork. Because of the rotation of the earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.


The average person spends 6 months of their life sitting at red lights.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

In 1912 a law passed in Nebraska where drivers in the country at night were required to stop every 150 yards, send up a skyrocket, wait eight minutes for the road to clear before proceeding cautiously, all the while blowing their horn and shooting off flares.

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II Killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money throughout the world.

More people are killed annually by donkeys than airplane crashes.

Caesar salad has nothing to do with any of the Caesars. It was first concocted in a bar in Tijuana, Mexico, in the 1920's.

The word "samba" means "to rub navels together." Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.

A 'jiffy' is a unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.


Are you looking for a pool contractor who can Repair, Refurb or Construct a Swimming Pool? Look no further, because at Axarquia Pools we do it all w Re-tiling / acid cleaning and re-grouting w External electrical lighting, pool lighting, electrical pump refurbishment and renewal w Access ladders and step construction

w Construction of swimming pools / wet areas and external showers w Leak detection and repair w Salt systems w Pool covers / safety nets w Pool automation A leak equal to 2mm in diameter in your swimming pool will lose 1,500 litres of water in a day. If you are adding 5 - 7cms of water to your pool a week, you have a leak.

With our high-tec equipment, we can detect leaks in Swimming Pools, Depositos, Spa Baths and mains water feeds. If you think you may a have a leak, call us today on 666 659 876 or email:

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Book Signing In Torre Del Mar Sussex-based debut author Jonathan S Harvey will be signing his first book, “His Life Was A Lie” at the bookshop Pasatiempo, Calle Infantes, Torre Del Mar on Thursday 19th February. The book, a crime/thriller which has already received good reviews, is set in Brighton and the South Downs before moving to Spain where the action is centred in the hills around Comares and Cutar, reaching its dramatic and explosive climax in the area. A routine robbery at the house of a successful industrialist leads to the possible exposure of his life of lies. The thief dies but the evidence of his deceit is found and blackmail demands follow, leading to a chase and various murders by interested parties aiming to recover the evidence. Will MI5’s long-held secret be revealed? Will the murderer(s) be arrested? Will the industrialist’s secret be kept, or will the demands of the blackmailer be met? Jonathan Harvey, a police officer for 30 years, served 25 of them as a detective and has drawn on that experience, as well as his knowl-

edge of numerous locations around Brighton. He started writing the story at home in Sussex then while renting a house in Comares, had a ‘eureka’ moment for the ending. He maintains his police career taught him to talk to people in a variety of situations and then put their words into a story – their statement. “This story developed as the characters grew and ideas came to me,” he told us. “But when I started I really didn’t have too much of a plan – other than it would entail robbery, blackmail and murder. My police background helped in checking facts and local details, but it is the whole story that is so important. “I have tried to detail locations and investigative methods accurately but as the story twists and turns, it definitely flirts between fact and fiction.” “His Life Was A Lie” is published by The Book Guild, and is on sale at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. It is also on sale at Pasatiempo, where Jonathan is looking forward to endorsing copies of the book with a personal message for readers.

Bistro Bar Toasties, Soft drink, tea or coffee - 3€

Morning Bap - Sausage or Bacon tea/coffee - 3€

Freshly prepared breakfasts, snacks, light lunches and evening meals Daily Menu del dia for just €9.50 (3 courses) Delicious Sunday Roasts - 3 courses from just €10.95 all served with generous portions of fresh vegetables & yorkshire puddings from 1pm Selection of Homemade soups / Crusty Bread Happy Hour 6pm - 7pm Weekdays

Open daily 10am to late Friends Bar Bistro

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Found it! Everything we needed! Bought it! Really superb selection! U are Arkwrights! Always at your service! Ready eager and willing! YOUR SHOP.......that's Arkwrights February offers will be displayed weekly in store (Don't forget our Christmas Club) The Parcel Force to be reckoned with Sending or Collecting items from uK or Europe

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 9am - 7.30pm / Sunday 10am - 4pm arkwrights Puente don Manuel Supermarket


Where you are Number ONE Not one of a number Puente don Manuel DON'T FORGET YOUR LOVED ONES THIS VALENTINES DAY, WE HAVE A GOOD SELECTION OF CHOCOLATES, CARDS AND FLOWERS INCLUDING RED ROSES & TINNED ROSES We also still have our Loyalty Cards running. We will continue to get amazing offers as and when they are available throughout the year! We are closing at 6.30 Monday to Saturday throughout February WE ONLY CLOSE TWO DAYS OF THE YEAR, CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEAR’S DAY, WE DO NOT CLOSE FOR SPANISH OR BRITISH HOLIDAYS

952 519 780 659 375 603

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Friday Market

(Established for over 10 years) Chiringuito Antonio, Puente don Manuel Great market, Great atmosphere, Great prices!!! 9.30am - 1pm

!! t i se o L or t i Use Not just a Market! *The Little Farm Shop *Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant (3 course special menu 9.50€) *Bird Park

Chiringuito antonio Open 7 Days a week Specialities – Paella and Piri Piri Chicken Saturday Lunchtime - Moroccan specialities. Every morning – Coffee and bacon roll 2€. Saturdays - Live Music

Something for everyone, so come down for a great morning! New Stallholders always welcome New & Secondhand Only 1€ a pitch! Call Antonio: 695 635 242 

Cafe - Bar “Serving a selection of new dishes and of course, Fresh Fish! Attractive prices” 

Fresh Fish & Chips Cars, offices, patio doors, glass curtains and we can put the tint film into a roll down or vertical blind for occasional use. In fact: If it’s glass we’ll tint it! For more information contact: 958 496 571 / 644 546 176

With Salad or Veg Just 8€

Speciality Fresh Lobster 500grms - Just 18€

C/Marquita 3, Paseo Puerta del Mar, Almuñecar  Tel: 958 630 245 / 629 882 696 You can find us near the old Post Office,  in front of the entrance to the  underground car park. Closed Wednesdays 


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Random Jokes :) After a visit to the whore house, a man notices green lumps on his willy, so he goes to the doctors. “That’s serious” says the doctor. “You know how wrestlers get cauliflower ears?” “Yes” says the man seriously. Ra“Well” says the doctor “You’ve got brothel sprouts.” --------------------------------------------------------------

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We offer safe, tranquil  accomodation for your cat. Our pens are safe and secure but  with all the comforts of home,  making it very cosy. Only 20 mins from Torre del Mar, inland  towards Vinuela, Campo Cats is a short 2 min drive from a main tarmac road which gives very good access. We welcome inspection visits where we can  discuss your cat’s personal needs. We only accept cats that are fully  vaccinated Also, we can provide a  collection & delivery service. For further details, call Linda on: 665 510 735 Campo Cats Cattery

Recipe Of The Month Beef and Chorizo Pie A wonderfully warming winter recipe sure to find favour on a chilly evening! ingredients 3tbsp olive oil 1kg (2lb) braising beef, trimmed and cut into chunks 200g (7oz) chorizo, cut into chunks 2 red onions, peeled and cut into wedges 3 cloves garlic, crushed pinch crushed dried chilli 250ml (8 fl oz) red wine 500ml beef stock 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1 small bay leaf 1 x 400g (13oz) tin chopped tomatoes 300g (10oz) diced butternut squash 1tbsp butter, softened 1tbsp plain flour, plus extra for rolling out 500g (1lb) puff pastry 1 egg, beaten Serves: 6 Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large pan. Season the beef and brown in batches. Set aside. Add extra oil and brown the chorizo. Set aside with beef. Add the onions, cook for a few minutes, then add the garlic and chilli and cook for a minute. Return the meat to the pan and pour in the red wine. Simmer for a minute then add the stock, thyme, bay leaf and tin of tomatoes. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for an hour. Add the butternut squash and cook for a further 30 minutes. Take off the heat and fish out the bay leaf and thyme sprigs. Let cool for 10 minutes. Remove any fat from the surface, return to the heat and bring to a gentle boil. In a small pan, melt the butter and stir in the flour to make a roux. Stir into the main dish until the sauce thickens, then pour the filling into a pie dish. Let cool. Preheat the oven to gas 5, 190˚C, fan 170˚C. Roll out the pastry on a floured surface, so that it's slightly larger than the pie dish. Brush the rim with water and top with the pastry lid. Press down to seal. Brush with beaten egg and cut a steam vent in the top. Place on a baking tray and cook for about 40 minutes, until puffed and golden.

Inmobiliaria PUENTE DON MaNUEL aLCaUCiN ref: 2945 600m2 plot, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and lounge, pool

136,000€ OLiaS

ref: 2024

Huge finca of 75,000m2 with 3 houses. Rustic country house with very big lounge with chimney, a conservatory from the bedroom with balcony, floor heating and fantastic views. There is also a stable, 3 small wooden houses and 2 wells. The last 1.5km is good track. 30mins from coast


El Limonar / Málaga

ref: 2932

Reformed and very light flat of 155m2 in a highly requested area. 4 rooms being used as office/bedrooms, all with parquet floors, modern kitchen, a small balcony and a big one of about 50m2, garage with store-room with direct access with lift to the flat. Nice views and only 300m from the beach


aLMaYaTE ref: 2935 House with 13,000m2 of land in Almayte underneath the motorway. The house has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Possibility of building another bedroom. There is a store-room outside


BENaJaraFE ref: 2917 Very cute and hardly used flat of approximately 70m2 with nice sea views. With garage space including storeroom. At only about 200 m from the beach


Urb. La Sirena 113, 29790, Benajarafe Tel: Iris Werner 952 51 51 42 Mobile 629 888 170 More properties on


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Valentine Jokes we have heard them all before but they are worth it !!!  Q: what did the stamp say to the envelope on Valentine's Day? a: I'm stuck on you! Q: why is lettuce the most loving vegetable? a: Because it's all heart. Q: what do squirrels give for Valentine's Day? a: Forget-me-nuts. Q: what is a vampire's sweetheart called? a: His ghoul-friend. Q: why did the banana go out with the prune? a: Because it couldn't get a date. Q: what happens when you fall in love with a french chef? a: You get buttered up.

Q: what did the paper clip say to the magnet? A: I find you very attractive. Q: what did the elephant say to his girlfriend? A: I love you a ton! Q: what do you call a very small Valentine? A: A Valentiny! Q: what did the light bulb say to the switch? A: You turn me on. Q. what did the boy cat say to the girl cat on Valentine's Day? A. You're purrr-fect for me! Q: what do farmers give their wives on Valentine's Day? A: Hogs and Kisses!


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Wagtails Kennels

New Poetry Corner

Wagtails Kennels in Alhama de Granada would like to announce that they have closed

Poetry for lovers on Saint Valentine’s Day

We would like to thank all of our clients for their custom over many years. Most importantly we would like to thank our customers for giving us the pleasure of looking after their pets while they were away. We will miss each and everyone of them and it has been a privilage to have them stay here at Wagtails for their Holidays. We sincerely hope you find another Kennels to care for your pets in the way they deserve. Once again, thank you for your custom and please give your pets a ngreat big hug from us. All the very best. Richard & Val. We at The Sentinella would like to wish Val and Richard all the best for the future and to thank them for choosing The Sentinella magazine for many, many years x

The sun sparks up the day of the lover, Red roses and hugs in each street. It’s time to take your heart’s cover, Fill with love, warmth and touch so sweet. The young look for their perfect match, Some already treasure their own, But some just take a seat and watch, And sadly spend the day alone. From morning ‘till the sun lays low, Couples smile and hold hands tight. They lay and wait for stars to glow And let the light their love ignite. The moon puts off the day of the lover, But night is best for them to meet. Valentine took their heart’s cover, Now both cover to be complete. By Guillermo Olmos Fernández


Avenida Andalucía, Torre del Mar (next to the church)

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Valentine Messages If you need a helping hand writing a Valentine message, here are a few to help you I can fake a smile when I feel sad, I can pretend to be happy when I feel bad, But 1 thing I can’t do, is pretend that I don’t love u. On Valentines Day I don’t send flowers No words will dance on a pretty red card Our love extends beyond just one day You are my life… you are my heart u R like ASTHMA, u take my breath away. u R like DANDRuFF, cant get u out of my head & u R like my HEARTBEAT – I cant live without ux Roses are red Violets are blue I like you more Than you think I do! …I love you xx

Roses are red Lillies are white. We’d make a great couple, You know that I’m right. Everyday we hear voices, some are really loud. But when you talk to me baby, your sweet voice drowns out the crowd! Another month. Another year. Another smile. Another tear. Another winter & another summer too. But there can never be another u. We began as strangers. We became friends. We became one with each other… We remain as one forever. Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart. Happy Valentine's Day my love.

T H E  D O G  H O U S E While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. *Large Enclosed Play Area *Lots of Country Walks *Pet Collection / Delivery Service *Vet Services - On Call

Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts. If you wake up one day and were asked to have a wish, what would it be? Mine would be that our love would last until you see an apple in an orange tree. Roses are red, violets are blue, The center of my world begins and ends with you Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm telling you I love you so what are you gonna do?

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Roses are red, violets are blue, i’ve never experienced a love so true

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Electric Blanket 150cms x 80cms - 60w - washable

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I Love You! Whichever nationality you are, you can now tell someone “I love you”!  1. i love you in Bulgarian – Obicham te 2. in Cantonese Chinese – Ngo oiy ney a 3. i love you in Catalan – T`estimo 4. in Croatian – Volim te 5. i love you in Czech – Miluji te 6. in Danish – Jeg elsker dig 7. in Dutch - Ik hou van jou 8. in Esperanto – Mi amas vin 9. in Estonian – Ma armastan sind 10. i love you in Ethiopian – Afgreki` 11. in Farsi – Doset daram 12. in Filipino – Mahal kita 13. in Finnish –Mina rakastan sinua 14. in French – Je t`aime/ Je t`adore 15. i love you in german - Ich liebe dich 16. in greek – S`agapau 17. in gujarati – Hoo thunay prem karoo choo 18. in hawaiian – Aloha wau ia oi 19. in hebrew – Ani ohev otah (to female) and Ani ohev et otha (to male) 20. i love you in hindi – Hum tumhe pyar karte hae 21. in hmong – Kuv hlub koj

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Helping Axarquia Monthly Update New regulations for Spanish wills European Regulation 650/2012 will be applicable to Eu citizens who die on or after 17th August 2015. The law applying to their succession will be that of the country where the deceased had his/her habitual residence at the time of death, unless they specifically choose their own national law at the time of making the will. Residents in Spain must therefore be careful to include their choice in their wills so that inheritances are dealt with according to the correct law. For example, if you are English and living in Spain, and you die on or after 17/08/2015, your succession will be governed by Spanish Inheritance Law, unless you have opted for your national law. In other words in most cases, foreign Eu resi-

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Uses For Vodka... ... other then drinking it! To remove a bandage painlessly, saturate the bandage with vodka. The solvent dissolves the adhesive. To clean the caulking around bathtubs and showers, fill a trigger- spray bottle with vodka, spray the caulking, let set five minutes and wash clean. The alcohol in the vodka kills mold and mildew. To clean your glasses, simply wipe the lenses with a soft, clean cloth dampened with vodka. The alcohol in the vodka cleans the glass and kills germs. Prolong the life of razors by filling a cup with vodka and letting your safety razor blade soak in the alcohol after shaving. The vodka disinfects the blade and prevents rusting. Spray vodka on vomit stains, scrub with a brush, then blot dry. using a cotton ball, apply vodka to your face as an astringent to cleanse the skin and tighten pores.

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Funny Valentine Quotes Love is such a wonderful thing.... 'I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.' Dorothy Parker 'Women are cursed, and men are the proof.' rosanne Barr 'Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself.' Mae west 'Get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day.' Mickey rooney 'My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.' rita rudner 'The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.' ann Landers 'I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up.' Barbara Bush

'Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house.' groucho Marx Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults. Thomas Szasz The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed. J. krishnamurti All you need is love. John Lennon Love sought is good, but giv'n unsought is better. william Shakespeare in Twelfth Night (act iii, Scene i) One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved. romain rolland Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me. Sarah Bernhardt

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Face Packs Next time your complexion is in desperate need of a pick-up, open the fridge and feed your skin some real beauty. Try this egg-based recipe for dry skin: Take the yolk of one egg. Mix in two spoonfuls of rose water and one spoonful of honey and preserve. use once a week. For wrinkles… Take the white of an egg, beat it and mix in three spoonfuls of oat powder and one spoonful of honey. Smooth over the face. For very dry skin… Add the yolk of one egg, two spoonfuls of orange juice, half a spoon of lemon juice and a few drops of sweet almond oil. Mix well and apply it. Keep it on for half an hour before rinsing. To cool… Grind fresh green mint and apply the paste on your skin for 20-25 minutes. It absorbs internal heat of your skin. To soften… Peel a cucumber and grind it fine. Add unboiled milk and apply.

For normal skin... Blend equal quantities of strawberries, grapes, pears, apples and oranges in a blender. Apply a thin film of honey on the face and apply. Let it stand for 30 minutes before rinsing. For pigmentation or scarring... Powder orange peels and blend in curds. Apply on scarred or pigmented areas and wash off after 15 minutes with cool water. For combination skin… Grate the juice of the cucumber and potato and apply evenly on the face and neck. This absorbs the oil and leaves your skin taut. Rub in plenty of moisturiser after washing the mixture off your face. For oily skin… Acidic fruits like oranges and lemons are best for oily skin. Squeeze out the juice and apply evenly. For men…If you’re going to watch, don’t laugh. Instead appreciate what we go through to stay beautiful for you!


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Crayfish swim backwards but walk forward. Some of their diet consists of small fish, insect larvae, and carrion, but in addition to being eaten by humans, they are prey for eels, water birds and pikes. Crayfish are also used as bait for largemouth bass and channel catfish. As a dining delicacy, crayfish are enjoyed the world over. They shed their skin and often eat it for the calcium that it contains, so they can develop a strong new shell. Male crayfish get very competitive when it comes to mating. It’s a good thing that they can regenerate lost limbs because during the mating season, it is known for crayfish to lose legs or claws during a power match. Even the sperm of a crayfish is different – it does not have a tail, but crawls in the direction of the female eggs instead. Crayfish can eat hot dogs and cat food. The colours of a crayfish can be sandy yellow, pink, red, dark brown, white and blue. The red crayfish is the most common, with blue is the second most common. Crayfish live on every continent except Africa and Antarctica; there are 200 species of crayfish in North America alone. They fight over their territory. Crayfish are also called craw-fish, crawdads and mud bugs. Someone who studies crayfish (and some

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Ah, Amóre… Love. We celebrate it on Valentine’s Day and send that special someone a card or buy them a whimsical gift. Some of us spend small fortunes on wine and food at expensive restaurants and one hears more and more often that it’s just one more day that business uses to separate gullible people from their hard-earned cash. But isn’t love worth celebrating? Yes, it can lead to our hearts getting broken, but I’m old enough (and maybe philosophical enough) to think that it’s worth it. Where would our lives be without love? We can have our hearts broken and swear to never again put ourselves in a so vulnerable position, but very few of us can resist it. We’re born to love and be loved; it’s in our genes. And very often when we don’t experience it, we feel that there’s something missing in our lives. There’s a secret to love. We need to love ourselves first. Tall order, I know. But when we love and accept ourselves, even though we’re imperfect, its so much easier to love someone else with their imperfections. When we choose to love ourselves, we see the world differently, and with it, the people, too. Our lives become more harmonic. We have more peace. We like ourselves better. We smile more. We deal with challenges in a better way. We become more attractive. So here’s my challenge to you: Find something that you like about yourself. Celebrate it, then go on to find something else that you like about you. Go on, dig around a little bit; you’d be surprised at how many good qualities you have, given half a chance. Remember, we’re our own worst critics, so give that inner critic a vacation and enjoy exploring your good sides. Once you’ve found them, allow them to shine. You’d be surprised at how quickly your outlook – and your world – can change. So give love a chance. Who knows, maybe Mr. or Ms. Right is just around the corner. Or maybe you’ll find that you’re already married to them… By Mary Ann, Torre del Mar


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s e p o c s Horo by Juanita Banana of ARIES: March 21-April 20 If you idealise those you’re in a romantic relationship with, instead of really getting to know them and their genuine positive qualities, you will be in danger of being badly let down. Valuable guidance or advice may enter your life in an unexpected manner TAURUS: April 21-May 21 Become aware of your repressed emotions and resentments and find a way to reléase them to achieve the happiness you’ve earned and deserve. Beware of allowing your reactions to become angry or manipulative GEMINI: May 22-June 21 To avoid the potential of profesional failure, delegate responsibilities that exceed your limitations and time constraints. February is a time of contradiction between spirituality and materialism for Gemini and not a good month to begin relationships CANCER: June 22-July 22 Romantic relationships become more solid, allowing you to share aspects that until now you may have fought against. You’re missing people who are no longer geographically close – let them know before time slips away LEO: July 23-August 23 Your rebelliousness, fierce pride and exuberant aspiration for independence and absolute freedom may need to be curbed this month to better evaluate the opportunities presented. Avoid mixing business with pleasure VIRGO: August 24-September 22 You face uncertainty, confusion and lack of confidence as you question many aspects of your life, particularly your goals and ambitions and your ability to achieve them. You deserve to succeed and the best path to do so is to simplify your life to the fullest

LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 You feel a need to experience new challenges and meet and relate to new people as yourself, an independent entity, and not one half of a couple or other partnership. Some changes to your personal life can positively achieve this and prevent resentment SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 You are up against arrogance and extravagance as someone attempts to thwart your establishment of good working links. Remain detached and diligent but don’t allow this to be interpreted as coldness SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21 You should feel comfortable and stable, emotionally balanced, even protected by spiritual forces, allowing you to constructively overcome any obstacles. In optimum health, this is a good time to travel or study and you can do so with the approval of those who are important to you. Love life! CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 Beware of impulsive behaviour and over excitement that might lead to difficulties, hypertension, even accidents. Superficially, or with real effort, you continue to fight for the rights of those who have less. Exercise is important to channel your excess energies AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 Sensitive and in excellent spirits, you will make good, positive impressions on those who count, allowing you to participate in what previously seemed just a pipedream. Beware of becoming involved with something that might be considered ‘shadey business’ and of problems with an electronic device PISCES: February 20 - March 20 Your strength and energy are tested this month as you face a power struggle with auuthorities. Your lust for power, along with a ruthless side of your personality that wants to destroy your opponent, should be curbed or you will experience a crisis that will cause major changes in your life


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s iary e t a D he D on T Whatu´sr area? r o o F in y Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. 682 502 870 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 Nerja History Group meets the first Friday of each month at the Cultural Centre, Calle Granada, Nerja at 11.30. For more information, contact Jill Christian-Smith on: 952 538 526 664 760 405 Oct 12

POCAPECUNIA, the Charity shop in aid of the Love A Child Foundation, has reformed the shop and is twice as big now. We are still always in need of clothes, household items, paperbacks, CD's and DVD's. Opening hours: Mon-Sat from 10am to 1.30pm. Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja (between the Parador and Hotel Villa Flamenca). Every Wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am1pm, 10€ includes refreshments and home made cake! See advert on this page. Classes with Heather Gail Harmen b.a hons Every Monday and Friday in Lake Vinuela. Always welcome new enrollees for her ever popular drawing and painting classes now in their fourth year in Spain. For further details call Heather 628 306 371 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 625 936 814

Shortmat Bowls in Nerja have relocated to the lower salon of Villa Flamenca Hotel, C/Andalucia, Nerja. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579.

AXARQUIA MARKET GUIDE Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, 10am - 1.30pm Puente don Manuel. Vinuela Ecological Farmers Market Opp. the Pharmacy. 1st & 3rd Sat each month. 10.3014.30. Fresh Handmade organic produce. Fruit & Veg, Cakes, Chutney & Jams, Sweets, Tarts, Bread, Pasta & Fresh Sauces, Mustards, Olive Pate, Natural Soap, Fertilizer, etc

Market Saturdays Algarrobo Costa, Next to Ottawa Function rooms alongside the river La Vaqueria Yard Sale...every 2nd Saturday of the month

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Da For Thetes Diary Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday n 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 RBL - Nerja We have regular lunches on the 1st Friday of each month at “La Pena Parda “restaurant in La Herradura and at Al Andalus hotel in Maro on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Non members are most welcome and should contact Marilyn on 952 526 423 ( or Dave on 654085811 ( to book, also anyone interested in joining the Legion. RBL - Benajarafe Branch Meet every Friday from 12.30-2.30pm, at the coastal, Puerto Niza restaurant, we enjoy bingo, quizzes, more entertainment & monthly outings, a superb lunch inc. drinks, & we welcome all new and existing RBL members. Tel: 603 879 308 The "El Valle Asociacion" Based around the Lake Vinuela & surrounding areas. Meets on the first Mon of the month at 7.30pm at the Camping Bar on the side of Lake Vinuela (A356). Or at Billy´s bar near the market at Venta Baja from 11am to 12.30 every Friday The club organises events, trips and social functions. 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 - fund raising, airport runs or fostering - please call Wendy at 660 271 984 or Vera at 680 315 880.

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 Coral CoraXalia Do you like singing? We are inviting new male and female singers to become members of the local choir, Coral CoraXalia. Good atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals on Thursdays 17.30 - 20.00 in Vinuela village, Casa de Cultura. Plenty of free parking. Come and join us! For more information, call 669 682 139 English / 689 111 352 Spanish La Vaqueria Benamargosa Every wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am-1pm, 10€ includes refreshments and home made cake! See advert on this page opposite. Every Thursday Art & Crafts Class at La Vaqueria 11am - 1pm, lots of fun, refreshments included. See main advert on opposite page Every Saturday Young persons Art Class. Explore different mediums and ideas. 12 yrs upwards, a step further than the school curriculem. Every first Sat of the month La Vaqueria has a mosaics day for all levels. 3pm - 7pm costs 20€ with materials & meal incl. Every Sunday from 12 midday Sunday Brunch Buffet. The rooters gigs Saturday Feb 14: Special Valentine's Dinner at the Vendimia in Competa. Call 952 553880 for a table Friday Feb 20: Bar Cerezo, Canillas de Albaida. Call 699 933026 for a table (and your taxi if you need one). Thursday 26 February: Alberdini open music session, everybody welcome to come and join in if you want to. To reserve a table call 952 516294.


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Royal British Legion Torre del Mar For information on events tel. 663 658 354 We meet every Wed at La Vega Rest Torre Del Mar next to Mercadona E-mail: / Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, 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 Fri10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail; Web: Please also see the web site for daily activities in the Centre. February’s coming events and excursions Monday 16th to Thursday 19th – Coach excursion to Barcelona and Montserrat. Please come and join friends on a 4 day coach and train excursion in February starting on Monday 16th /17/18/and 19th. On the first day the coach will depart the Torre del Mar area arriving at Malaga train station to catch the AVE train at 8.40h, which will arrive in Barcelona at 14.25h. You will be met at the station by a coach which will transfer you to the 3* Hotel Gaudi, situated in the heart of the city, in front of which is the famous Antonio Gaudi masterpiece of the Güell Palace and only 100 meters from the Ramblas. The rest of the day is free. After breakfast on the second day you will be issued with a bus pass for the “Hop- on, hopoff “ Tourist bus, which gives you time to explore at your leisure the fascinating architecture of this beautiful city, the Park Güell, Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Plazas Reial and de Catalunya and much more. On the third day after breakfast, you will join the coach to visit the Benedictine Montserrat Monastery situated in the mountains and reached by a cable car. There is also an op-

portunity to hear the Basilica boy’s choir perform Gregorian chants and other pieces of religious choral music. The last day there will be breakfast at the hotel and the remainder of the day is free until you catch the train at 15.15h returning to Malaga at 21.40h. The price is 395€ double room and 455€ single room. Non refundable deposit of 100€ and final payment by 15th January, tickets available at the Centre. The price includes transport, transfers, hotel (bed and breakfast), Tourist bus for 1 day, visit to Montserrat and cable car and travel insurance. All proceeds to fundraising. Departure times Viñuela (Football pitch) 6.30h, Algarrobo (Lidle) 7.00h, Caleta 7.05h Torre del Mar (Bus station) 7.15h. wednesday 18th – Ash Wednesday, IERE Anglican Church Service at the Centre. Time 13.00h. Thursday 26th – Coach excursion to Gibraltar. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Hotel Romero) 6.45h,Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15h, Caleta 7.20h and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30h. Depart Gibraltar 15.00h. PASSPORTS REQuIRED. 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 web site. From our humble beginnings in El Morche, our U3A has grown both in numbers of members and the area that we have activities. We now have more members than ever and reach out to Competa and Canillas de Albeida as well as along the coast with our groups. We also have a new Web Site where you can see the activities we offer and contact us for further information. Not only have we brought people with common interests together, many of our members have made new friends with fellow members. Please take a look at the website and contact us if you would like to know more or be part of us. Perhaps you have a subject or knowledge that you would like to form a new group around. We would love to hear from you. Please use the “Contact us” facility on the website

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What’s O n? Lake Vinuela Social Club We meet the 1st Thursday in every month at Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel from 12 midday till 2pm. We provide an active and varied social programme and always welcome new members. For further information please contact 634 300 297 or email Come and Learn to Dance Ballroom & Latin American Dancing (11 different dances). *New beginners class 8.30-10.30pm (class and practise)*. Improvers, Intermediate classes and private lessons from 7pm or, just come and dance on a large floor 9.00-10.30pm. Qualified, v.experienced, patient teachers. Have fun learning or improving! Bar & friendly people. Partner not necessary. Cafeteria Avenida (near Police Station & petrol station) For more info call Eric and Jennifer 95 252 3599 (The Nerja Dance Club) 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: RBL - Los Romanes Branch We meet on a Monday in the Garden Bar, La Vinuela from 12.00 to 2pm. We are a small branch with a big heart and welcome all. You do not have to be an ex-member of the armed forces to either join or visit. Our aim is to have fun whilst making money for the RBL Poppy Appeal. Information can be obtained from our website or telephone Joyce, our Branch Sec. on 692 551 385. The Trapiche Social Club meets every Wednesday from 12noon to 2pm at the

Trapiche Restaurant ( on the Velez to Vinuela Road) All are welcome to come and meet friends and make new friends. Pop in and see, a warm welcome awaits. call: 680764130 Want to join a choir? Coral Coraxalia on A7205, Casa Cultura at Viñuela invites new singers. Friendly, fun, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances - Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 free parking. Tel 669 682 139 MARGARET RIORDAN has two Art Exhibitions until March ‘15 at Bar Choto Playa on the N340 at Penoncillo beach, Torrox Costa, (not Tues). (next to Ruta 34 motorcycles shop) and in Restaurante Sevillano – El Rincón, Calle Gloria, Nerja. Move It To Music! classes take place in Nerja on Saturdays 11-12 noon, at the Time Sport Gym, Avenida de Pescia 21, Nerja. 5€ per class. This is an informal and friendly dance fitness class, ideal for the newly-retired. For more info contact 675 846 217 Phoenix Club meet every Tuesday in the Restaurant above Supersol (nr the Police Stattion) Torre del Mar from 12.00 midday to 1.30pm. For info call Gail 951 067 723 CardioDance: Learn to salsa, cha cha, swing and hustle to an aerobic workout. Dance classes also held in all these, plus rumba, salcha and choreographed routines. Call 606 086 300 14th & 15th February Restaurant Sabina in Almuñecar is offering a special three course romantic theme set menu, priced at 40€ per couple inclusive of a bottle of wine and complimentaty cava too, served Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th lunchtimes and evenings, with live guitar love songs in the evenings. See advert on page 63


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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 Services at inglesia de San Miquel (St, Michael's Church) every Sunday at 12 noon (except during May) and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel, Chinasol). There is a short service of Holy Communion Wednesday's at 9.30am in the Church Shop, Calle Malaga, Nerja. Details of how to find the churches are also available in the Church Shop. Priest in Charge: Father Geoff Johnston 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.

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 Website Tel 952 407 050 anglican communion. Torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at 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 - Torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Saturdays 5pm, (Winter), and 18.00pm. Sunday anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church (Part of the Spanish Evangelical Church in partnership with the Presbyterian Church in Ireland) now meets every Sunday for Worship in English 11.30 am, in the Salon Torre of the Hotel Mainake Calle Los Fenicios 1 (last turning on right down Avenida Tore Tore before seafront). Everyone will be very welcome. Minister Rev Colin Dickson Tel. 654884658 Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Midweek activities Pilates - Wed 1.30-2.30pm, Bridge club tues 2.15-6pm, Charity shop/books open Wed, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. Bible Study Thursday 57pm. We meet at Fellowship of the King premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria, 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: 952 540 016, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 952 540 016, 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 Netherlands/Dutch Avda, Palma de Mallorca, 57 Edif. Castillo San Louis, bajo 29620 Torremolinos 952 380 888 germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 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: 902 575 757 or 952 551 084 - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am - 12.45pm


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) : a h a Jokes h An Amish woman and her daughter were riding in an open buggy one cold, blustery January day. The daughter said to the mother, "My hands are freezing cold." The mother replied, "Put your hands between your legs. The body heat will warm them up." So the daughter did, and her hands warmed up. The next day, the daughter was riding in the buggy with her boyfriend. The boyfriend said, "My hands are freezing cold." The daughter said, "Put them between my legs, they'll warm up." The next day, the boyfriend is driving in the buggy with the daughter. He said, "My nose is freezing cold." The daughter said, "Put it between my legs. It will warm up." He did, and his nose warmed up. The next day, the boyfriend is driving again with the daughter and he said, "My penis is frozen solid." The next day, the daughter is driving in the buggy with her mother, and she says to her mother, "Have you ever heard of a penis?" The slightly concerned mother says, "Sure, why do you ask?" The daughter says, "Well, they make one hell of a mess when they thaw out. ------------------------------------------------------------Two men fought their entire life about whether Jesus was Black or White. The two men died together in a car accident. Finally when they reached the gates of heaven Jesus walked up to them and said "BuENOS DIAS!" ------------------------------------------------------------A Rabbi and a Priest get into a car accident and it's a bad one. Both cars are totally demolished, but, amazingly, neither of the clerics are hurt. After they crawl out of their cars, the rabbi sees the priest's collar and says, "So you're a priest. I'm a rabbi. Just look at our cars. There's nothing left, but we are unhurt. This must be a

sign from God. God must have meant that we should meet and be friends and live together in peace the rest of our days." The Priest replies, "I agree with you completely. This must be a sign from God." The Rabbi continues, "And look at this. Here's another miracle. My car is completely demolished but this bottle of whisky didn't break. Surely God wants us to drink this and celebrate our good fortune." Then he hands the bottle to the priest. The priest agrees, takes a few big swigs, and hands the bottle back to the rabbi. The rabbi takes the bottle, immediately puts the cap on, and hands it back to the priest. The Priest asks, "Aren't you having any?" The Rabbi replies, "No...I think I'll wait for the police." ------------------------------------------------------------An old priest who became sick of all the people in his parish who kept confessing to adultery. One Sunday, in the pulpit, he said, "If I hear one more person confess to adultery, I'll leave the priesthood!" Well, everyone liked him, so they came up with a code word. Someone who had committed adultery would say they had "fallen". This seemed to satisfy the old priest and things went well, until the priest died at a ripe old age. About a week after the new priest arrived, he visited the Mayor of the town and seemed very concerned. The priest said, "you have to do something about the sidewalks in town. When people come into the confessional, they keep talking about having fallen." The Mayor started to laugh, realising that noone had told the new priest about the code word. Before the mayor could explain, the priest shook an accusing finger at the mayor and said, "I don't know what you're laughing about, Your wife fell two times this week."

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Jokes h a ha :) A wife was in bed with her lover when she heard her husband's key in the door. "Stay where you are," she said. "He's so drunk he won't even notice you're in bed with me." Sure enough, the husband lurched into bed none the wiser, but a few minutes later, through a drunken haze, he saw six feet sticking out at the end of the bed. He turned to his wife: "Hey, there are six feet in this bed. There should only be four. What's going on?" "Nonsense," said the wife. "You're so drunk you miscounted. Get out of bed and try again. You can see better from over there." The husband climbed out of bed and counted. "One, two, three, four. You're right, you know." ------------------------------------------------------------The drunken wino was stumbling down the street with one foot on the curb and one foot in the gutter. A cop pulled up and said, "I've got to take you in, sir. You're obviously drunk" The wasted wino asked, "Ociffer, are ya absolutely sure I'm drunk?" "Yeah, buddy, I'm sure," said the copper. "Let's go." Obviously relieved, the wino said "That's a relief - I thought I was a cripple." ------------------------------------------------------------Recently a routine police patrol parked outside a bar in Fort Worth, Texas. After last orders, the officer noticed a man leaving the bar so intoxicated that he could barely walk. The man stumbled around the parking lot for a few minutes, with the officer quietly observing. After what seemed an eternity in which he tried his keys on five different vehicles, the man managed to find his truck and trailer and fall into it. He sat there for a few minutes as a number of other patrons left the bar and drove off. Finally, he got into the car and started the engine, switched the wipers on and was a fine, dry summer night, flicked the blinkers on and off a couple of times, honked the horn and then switched on the lights. He moved the vehicle forward a few inches, reversed a little and then

remained still for a few more minutes as some more of the other patrons' vehicles left. Finally, when his was the only car left in the parking lot, he pulled out and drove slowly down the road. The police officer, having waited patiently all this time, now started up his patrol car, put on the flashing lights, promptly pulled the man over and administered a breathalyzer test. To his amazement, the breathalyzer indicated no evidence that the man had consumed any alcohol at all! Dumbfounded, the officer said, 'I'll have to ask you to accompany me to the police station. This breathalyzer equipment must be broken.' 'I seriously doubt it', said the truly proud Hillbilly. 'Tonight I'm the designated decoy.' ------------------------------------------------------------An angry wife was complaining about her husband spending all his free time in a bar, so one night he took her along with him. "What'll you have?" he asked. "Oh, I don't know. The same as you I suppose," she replied. So, the husband ordered a couple of Jack Daniel's and threw his down in one shot. His wife watched him, then took a sip from her glass and immediately spat it out. "Yuck, that's TERRIBLE!" she spluttered. "I don't know how you can drink this stuff!" "Well, there you go," cried the husband. "And you think I'm out enjoying myself every!"

Ginger Bamber Section Q: How many Ginger people does it take to change a lightbulb? A: None. They prefer to sit in the dark ------------------------------------------------------------Q: What do gingers look forward to later on in life? A: Grey Hair ------------------------------------------------------------Q: How do gingers reach orgasm? A: All alone. ------------------------------------------------------------Q: What do you call a ginger prostitute? A: Orange pay as you go


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s e g a P Puzzle Get Quizical

1. What is studied in the science of somatology? 2. What was Hugh Hefner's jet plane called? 3. What profession did Handel originally study? 4. What European nation was the first to drink tea? 5. Beaufort - the wind scale man - had what job? 6. What bird is the symbol of children's Penguin books? 7. Diane Leather was the first woman to do what? 8. What is Admiral Sir Miles Messervy usually known as? 9. Which part of the body is most sensitive to radiation? 10. The Boar War - South Africa started in1899. What year did it end? 11. Mr Chips said goodbye from which school?

Hey Diddle Riddle

1: What is the longest word in the dictionary? 2: If I drink, I die. If i eat, I am fine. What am I? 3: Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What is it? 4: What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? 5: What travels around the world but stays in one spot? 6: Take away my first letter, and I still sound the same. Take away my last letter, I still sound the same. Even take away my letter in the middle, I will still sound the same. I am a five letter word. What am I? 7. What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it? 8. You walk into a room with a match, a karosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. Which do you light first? 9. A frog jumped into a pot of cream and started treading. He soon felt something solid under his feet and was able to hop out of the pot. What did the frog feel under his feet?

12. Which author created The Saint? Answers on page 109

Sudokus Easy


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Puzzle P ages

Crossword across 1 Important step to achieving something (4,3,6) 8 Solemn promise (3) 9 Vacuum caused by an atmospheric downdraught (3,6) 10 One of a pair of shirt sleeve fasteners (4,4) 11 Title given to the kings of Bulgaria (4) 13 Give wholly to (6) 14 ‘Whisky ------!’, classic Ealing comedy of 1949 (6) 16 Bygone time (4) 17 Asian country, capital Colombo (3,5) 20 Tee it high (anag) (9) 21 Cause of a princess’s insomnia? (3) 22 Absorbed in reverie or contemplation (4,2,7)

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FLaT, 90M2, in Vélez-Málaga, new, 5 mins to schools, health centre, supermarket, bus station, highway and 5 km to the sea. 3 bedrooms, a prime quality furnished kitchen, 22m2 terrace, lift and garage. JuST REDuCED €159.000, NOW 110,000€ tlf: 606 764 539. Ready to move in.

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Job Section STaFF waNTED aPrENDO iDiOMaS in Nerja are looking for teachers, English, German and French. Calle Antonio Millon, Edf. Penaflor, Bajo 1. Call Rebeca 673 68 41 94

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The Top Ten Most watched TV Programmes in the Uk in the 1990’s 1. Only Fools and horses 29th Dec 1996 - 24,350,000 viewers

The Top Ten highest TV audiences Of all Time in The Uk...  1. royal wedding of Charles & Di 29th Jul 1981 - 39,000,000 viewers 2. world Cup Final 1966 30th Jul 1966- 33,000,000 viewers 3. 1970 world Cup Brazil v England 10th Jun 1970- 32,000,000 viewers

2. Panorama - (Diana interview) 20th Nov 1995 - 22,750,000 viewers

4. Fa Cup Final Chelsea V Leeds 28th Apr 1970 - 32,000,000 viewers

3. Only Fools and horses 27th Dec 1996 - 21,350,000 viewers

5. Funeral of Princess Diana 6th Sep 1997 - 31,000,000 viewers

4. Only Fools and horses 25th Dec 1996 - 21,300,000 viewers 5. Coronation Street 22nd Mar 1993 - 20,750,000 viewers 6. Olympic ice Skating Torville & Dean 21st Feb 1994 - 20,650,000 viewers 7. Coronation Street 6th Jan 1993 - 20,500,000 viewers 8. Coronation Street 25th Nov 1991 - 20,450,000 viewers 9. Coronation Street 22nd Jan 1992 - 20,450,000 viewers 10. Coronation Street 11th Jan 1993 - 20,400,000 viewers


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ACCOMMODATION wEscuela La Crujia rural B&B/guesthouse in a pretty converted schoolbuilding. 5 minutes from Velez-Malaga. Tel. 606 010 580. Email:

AIR CONDITIONING w For air Conditioning call Mark at Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar w Polar 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 w ChS 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:

ARTIFICIAL GRASS waxarverde Maintenance free. Looks like real grass. Enviroment, child and pet friendly. Always green. Suitable for every surface. Call: 619 317 211 or visit our website:

BOAT TRIPS wLuxury Yacht Charters Tel: 618 972 139 wCaleta Cruise Club Tel: 634 382 609

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE wLouise Beauty & Boutique, The Alcaucin side of Lake Vinuela. Call: 951 167 181 or 605 673 976

wThe hair & Beauty Studio Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (along from Morenos) Call: 951 204 158 or 693 740 575

BLINDS wSolar 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

BOOKSHOPS wPasatiempo Calle Infantes 32, Torre del Mar, 952 543 703,

BRITISH SUPERMARKETS warkwrights English Shop. Turn right at Venta Baja Crossroads or call: 952 519 780 or 659 375 603

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


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wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email:

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

wNick Turner refurbs All aspects of building work undertaken. Mobile: 679 113 600 Email: wConstructuion and reforms, all types of building and reform work including painting, swimming pools and gardens. All materials used from Almayate. With over 20 years experience. Call Sergio Mercado on 628 94 24 17 or email:

wSunshine woodwork and Building Services. Woodwork, building, plastering, bricklaying etc. Free quotation, no obligation. Call: 606 510 479.

CAR ACCESSORIES wwindow Tinting, A mobile service for your convenience, ITV legal & certified. Cut out annoying glare. Stop u/V. Protect Children & pets. Be Cool. Enjoy the sun don't suffer it! Call Ian 902 888 176/ 644 546 176

CARS WANTED wwanted all uK plated vehicles. Year 2000 onwards. cash paid. Call: 667 235 205

CAR AND VAN RENTAL wOne way car & van hire, uK, France and Spain. Call: 952 541 147

CARERS/AGENCIES wExperienced carer, available for all aspects of care from Hourly visits, respite care, companionship etc, for short or long term. Certification, CRB, Ref available on request. Areas covered Torre del Mar, Torrox, Velez Malaga. Call Deborah on: 680 665 949

CARPENTERS wandrew rodgers 20 years experience in kitchens, wardrobes, shelving, aluminium door & windows. Call the Window Doctor for any window problem. Roller shutter blinds, mosquito blinds, security locks, repairs and renewals reasonable rates, Tel: 660 597 894 email:

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

CHIROPRACTIC CARE wPhilippe Druart D.C., grad. from AECC (GB) and uSA, 30 years exp., opens a chiropractic clinic in Frigiliana, C/ Blas Infante, 2 bajo. Consultations: Monday from 16.30 to 20.30, Wednesday from 10.00 to 14.00, other days on appointment only. Tel. 951 708 672 & 678 691 387. Email:

CLINICS wanalysis 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 53 23 93

COMPUTERS All computer problems solved. Torrox/Nerja and surrounding areas. Free Advice. No Fix No Fee. Hardware, Software and Website solutions. PC service - only 50€. Call Rab on: 952 967 124 or 645 236 259 wComputer help.Troubleshooting & Repairs. New PCs supplied with Windows in English. WiFi installations. Reasonable rates. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. Patient & professional. Call David on 952 54 96 07 or 654 899 976.

DAMP CONTROL w“The Master Sealer” Damp Proofing & Plaster professionals, 20 years+ exp. 10 year guarantee on our damp proofing system. Fed up with flaking paint & plaster? Have it replaced & rectified once & for all at competitive prices. Call: 655 211 192

DENTISTRY wClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 wian Pett Dental Care, 5 Star dental car you can trust. Now at Periana, Caleta & Canillas de Aceituno. Call Ian on 691700587 to consult about treatment, clinic location and arrange suitable appointments. Same personal service with gentle treatment a priority. wDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at Spanish prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German, Spanish and Italian. Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm

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DRAIN CLEARANCE wwayne’s Drains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 wat 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:

DRESS MAKING wLeila’s Sewing Services, custom made clothes, alterations, repairs, weddings, christenings etc. Call: 622 105 809

waxarquia Properties S.LCall; 626 038 851 or 952 436 Email: wBuy 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:

FASHION ACCESSORIES wheaven for Fashion, Fashion jewellery and accessories at affordable prices - use code SENT12 for a discount of 15% with your first purchase.

FURNITURE wCudeca hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 MonSat 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



wElectro-Cute! English J.I.B. Electrician. For all your electrical needs and problems. Fault finding/Lighting and Power/Electric gates and Intercoms/Pool and water Pumps, Rewires/upgrades. Over 45 years exp. Tel Stefan 610 048 919 wElectrician - All jobs from a socket to rewires, Fault Finding and Intercom Systems. Call Andrew 618 640 155 Email: wSparkinspain - Electrical installations and maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga and inland to Competa and Frigiliana. Call Colin 951 242 449 or Mob 666 707 297 Web:

wMaintenance of gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 24 year old. David: 656 775 928 Professional lady gardener will help you with garden cleaning, planting, maintenance and looking after your plants in your absence. Julia 634 495 856

ENGLISH TUTOR wEx-grammar School Teacher. BA(Hons) English Literature. QTS. TEFL.Ages 11 - 18, GCSE & A Level support.Learn English 1 to 1 or via SKYPE.Tel: 627 536 437.Contact:


GARDENING SERVICES wred 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

GREETINGS CARDS wDoes your shop (all type of outlets can benefit) need a new look, we now stock and supply Jonny Javelin greeting cards as well as our own. Can supply spinners, its easy just contact us on 617 979 640 or e-mail


wSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) 666 135 516 or 650 702 258 Web: Email:

wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 (business opportunity also available):

wZalia properties, long established sales rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. 9-5 Camino Venta Baja, 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158

wEsencia Natural cosmetics, incense, soaps, perfumes, makeup, face & body products and herbal tea. Avd Andalucia, 51, Caleta de Velez Call: 615 289 624 Email/Facebook

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362,


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wrincón Natural Nerja: natural remedies, organic food, natural skincare products, spelt husk pillows, incense, feng shui crystals & tibetan bowls. Alternative therapies: personalised weight control coaching, massages, craneosacral therapy, metamorfic technic, beauty treatment AgeLoc. C/ Carretera 1, Nerja. Tel: 952 523 503

winsurance Essential Cover SL provide all types of insurance for your personal and business needs - Over 15 years’ experience in uK and Spain. Call Gaynor on 951 390 700 Email: or visit our website:


wriosat:SL, High speed internet and telephone services for home, business, offices, hotels, bars and restaurants etc. SDSL & ADSL packages available. Call: 951 239 310 / 626 679 018. Email: Web: http//

wredwell® – 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,, winfrasol infrared heating We are suppliers of infrared heating systems for your home or Business, Stops mould. Reduces Condensation. Cheap to run. Contact us on 951258010 / 635445279. Try before you buy. Email:

HORSE RIDING/TOURS whorse riding Finca Don Carmelo, Periana. Guided horseback rides into the sierras, through olive and orange groves and down to lake Viñuela. Well behaved horses, all levels. Call 652200702 wPony riding, for children. Main road Torrox-Competa between km13&14. The Pony Man Call:626 836 736

HOUSE CLEARANCES wCarousel Second hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank. Open Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm. Call Gilly: 625 827 193 wCash paid. For House and Garage Clearance. Best prices. Get quote. All items considered. Contact Ernie or Martin 616 812 765 / 690 854 154


wTooway Fast internet for everyone. SuperFast 18 MB Satellite Internet available anywhere. Tel: 667 440 632 Fast Reliable 3G Internet for Home & Away. Spain's largest national networks. All you need is reasonable mobile phone signal. Contract or PayGo Tel: 693 777 065

INTERNET TELEVISION (IPTV) wiPTV television No frills just like the good old days but up to date TV service. Tel: 951 390 567

INTERPRETERS winterpreter - English/Spanish - based in Vélez-Málaga. English nationality, but fluent Spanish and extensive experience. Inexpensive hourly rates. Confidentiality guaranteed. Call Toni to discuss your requirements. 952557733 / 606010580 wTranslator/interpreter service. For any situation where a Spanish speaker is required, eg: Town Hall, Hospital, NIE, Residencia, Social Security, ITV, reading and translating letters, written translations etc. Reasonable rates. Call Mariam on 633 637 774



wThe Dog house While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. Large play area, lots of country walks. Pet collection/del. service. Vet services on call. Gourmet meals if required. 'Only the best for your pal'. Ring: Phil 649 079 321 Comares/Benamargosa. Ex cat & dog airlines.uK. Recommended. Refs available.

wMarion Dias BSc (honours) Clinical Hypnosis and trainer NLP & Hypnosis. Help with Anxiety, Depression, Phobia, Stop smoking, self-confidence IBS, Public speaking as well as one day workshops for stop smoking, and self-healing, in NERJA. E-mail:

whome From home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of excercise, fun and cuddles. Also within 15km daily home visits for dogs, cats, horses. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail:

HOUSE / PET SITTING wCreature Comforts Keep your pets comfortable, your house safe and your garden watered while you are away. Also house maintenance undertaken. Mobile 693539749

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The Sentinella Paginas LAUNDERETTES Bubbles Launderette Calle Manuel Marin 1, Nerja. open 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm Sat for all your laundry needs. Offering a free collection & delivery service for the nerja area. Call now on 665539256

LAWYERS wCarmen Silvia, Solicitors Abogados, Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (very near Nota-ria Office). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email:

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT wMusic Duo ( Covers from the 50´s to present day ), available for Weddings, Private functions. Bars etc. Now taking bookings for Christmas Parties. See for more details

MAINTENANCE wi.C. Services (New builds, restorations, plumbing, painting & maintenance) English - Colin 662 398 372 Spainish - Ian 633 587 148 Email:

MARKET GOODS wMr Clutter Wants your Goods, House and garage clearances, shops and bars - old stock, any item considered. Call David: 686 375 089 - or if preferred email a list to Cash available and efficient service, Now buying Antiques,Gold & Jewellery.

MECHANICS wFully Qualified City & guilds Mechanic, Servicing, Camshaft drive belt and much more. ITVs and ITV work carried out. Call: 696 578 771 or email:

MEDICAL CENTRES wDr. Bernadette Veeger General Medicine 952 532 065, 617 913 196. Consultations by appointment and house visits. English, Español, Deutsch, Francais, Nederlands. Centro Mar y Salud, Paseo Marítimo, El Morche/Torrox Costa, wSimpleCare: a perfect way to access affordable private healthcare services at a fraction of the normal cost, specialist consultation from €24, annual membership €59., Tel 952532023, email

wMedical Centre and Dental Specialist a team with over 25 years of experience, 5 languages spoken, available 24hrs. Block 88, Torrox Costa. English, German, French, Russian. Call: 952 530 357

METALWORK wMetalwork 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: 952 517 502 or 676 719 066

MOBILITY PRODUCTS wBlue 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

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

NURSERY EQUIPMENT wNursery Needs An established, quality nursery hire service for when babies & small children come to visit. All orders come with a free toy for the duration of the hire, please phone Dawn on 627 931 360

OPTICIANS wheiko by heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923

PAPERWORK wTranslator/interpreter. Problem solving, document translation, interpreting at medical appointments, meetings with lawyers, builders, staff in banks, Town Halls, Guardia Civil and Police Stations..., obtaining/ renewing NIE, car and driving licence paperwork, everything you may need help with, even getting a licence for rowing on a lake! Call: Sara Bright on 658 501 610 - 951 167 094

PET COURIERS wPet Taxi- uK, France & Spain Delivered door to door. Call: 667 235 205

PLASTERERS wStockton Plastering and Damp Services Time served plasterer, 30 years experience in all aspects of plastering and damp proofing. Insurance approved and fully legal. Call: 648 243 656 for a no obligation quotation or visit “The Master Plasterer” 20+ yrs Exp. Plaster and Rendering, coving, wall stitching and nylon matting specialist. Tel Darren 693 712 475


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The Sentinella Paginas PLUMBERS wJust Plumbing. Just a quick and reliable plumbing service. Just a reasonably priced local business. Just polite, prompt and tidy. Just phone Dave on 689 647 849. Discounts in Riogordo, Colmenar, Comares. wandy Mann Uk Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: wgeneral plumbing and repairs, solar energy and air conditioning and sale of materials, installation and exhibition of baths. quote without commitment, paint work, reforms in general. Torrox Costa. Tel.: 952530121 Mobile : 675 837 255 e-mail : website :

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES wink Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. Fridays: Chiringuito Antonio Market, Puente don Manuel or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email:

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

REMOVALS wMan with a Van, 7.5 tonne capacity, Ikea collections and fitting long and short haul, also roofing and decorating services. Call Steve 633 337 619 Email: wTransportation 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:

RENT A CAR wrent 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

RESTAURANTS wTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia,Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 wTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 wTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra Vacional - 340 next to Post Office. 952 534 972 / 634 051 635

wrestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 wEl Pino restaurant Torrox Park. New Spitroast Carvery menu every Sunday. Call: 952 968 106 /

SATELLITE T.V. wTotal Satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. wSky Costa Certified aerial/satellite installer. For all your satellite needs. Call for a free no obligation quote: 667 440 632 or email: wSky Shop Torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147 wSat. Co. BBC & ITV for free & Sky Digital, dishes, alignments, installations. We also sell HD TVs. Call Tom 7 days a week for service. 657 484 853. All equipment delivered, installed & guaranteed for 2 years. Free demos every Sat. 2pm Technomate &TV repair service wTechno-Vision Satellite TV, Centro Comercial El Zoco, Nerja. Tel: 952 520 946 / 657 066 782 & 658 511 811. Visit our online shop at Email:

SECOND HAND SHOPS wSweethome 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 Patricia: 625255487. Jardines del Mar del Penoncillo, BLQ 32, Torrox Costa

SECURITY wPErFECT 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 wDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47

STORAGE wSTOragE. STOragE. STOragE. Dry, Secure, Insured, Storage available, Long and Short-term. See for more details.

STORAGE/ PARKING wCaravans/boats storage + general storage. 24hr security, best rates. Caravan storage from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts also available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468

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waquamarine Pools - Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: Tel: 600 811 355

wPet Vet Clinic La Herradura, Vaccinations, X-Ray, Dentistry, Operations, Pet Shop & More... C/Alhambra Nº3, La Herradura. Tel: 609 977 564


wSpanglish webs, Web designs, Database Programmes, Hosting, Domains, Real Estate Sites, English – Spanish Translation. All at realistic prices. Call Rachel: 951 70 46 27 or 691 660 187 Website: Email:

w 24 hour English speaking taxi Call Javi on 653 917 004 wNeed a Taxi, call Luis Gonzalez - Airport Services Algarobbo/Torrox area Call 606 15 33 23 / 628 23 91 83 or e-mail:

TELEVISION SERVICES want your T.V Channels back? We have two options via internet or via satellite dish. All areas covered. Call: Paul Anderson (Senior Engineer) 657 081 469 or 952 464 378

TRANSLATION SERVICE wSpanish - English - Spanish Translations Hospitals, Paperwork, Police visits etc... Good Rates. Call: 696 16 77 12

T-SHIRT PRINTING wTees & Polos Embroided & printed, TShirts & Polo Shirts. Great prices. Free design Call: 664 210 468 Email:

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WINDOW TINTING Cristal Clear window cleaning service. Water-fed pole system, leaving windows clean and smear free. No ladders, chemical free, ideal for curtain windows, solar panel cleaning, commercial conracts undertaken. Phil 672 22 95 74,

WINDOW TINTING wMobile service itv legal Solar reflective tint for glass curtains, balconies, yachts stop fading, heat ,glare, save money on cooling make living in the sun comfortable. 958 496 571-644 546 176

Call, email or Facebook us NOW for details & to book the above events: 952 54 00 80 / 664 573 923: Facebook ‘Legends Torre’ Calle Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez 9-G, Torre del Mar (next to Juayman Gym)


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avda. andalucia, 125-a, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 / 649 123 068 Call us now on direct on a Uk number: 0044 207 048 2357


ref.: 3540

Fantastic duplex - apartment (1 bedroom,1bath/72m2) frontline to the beach with marvellous sea views, south orientation, partly furnished, fully fitted kitchen, private parking space

Price: 95,000â‚Ź algarrobo

ref.: 2285

Fantastic studio (45m2) on frontline, sea views, fully furnished, fully fitted american kitchen, closed terrace, air conditioning, communal swimming pool, garden and tennis court, lift

Price: 116,000â‚Ź

FP0949 A spacious, modern, 4 bedroom villa with easy access from tarmac with 8m x 4m pool and panoramic views on a 3,000m² fenced plot



ALGARROBO COSTA SPECIAL! FP0377 An end of terrace, three bedroom townhouse with rear patio/garden in a quiet cul de sac. Only ten minutes walk to the marina at Caleta de Velez

NOw ONLY 100,000€



A delightful, 88m , two bedroom terraced property in the centre of the town with communal pools, gardens and only 200 metres to the beach. Gas central heating 2

rEDUCED TO 120,000€

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

The Sentinella Axarquia February 2015  

The little mag that fits in your bag for info on the go

The Sentinella Axarquia February 2015  

The little mag that fits in your bag for info on the go