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Welcome, everyone, to the July edition of The Sentinella. Summer is certainly here and the

heat is on... but it looks like we are going to be enjoying it without many tourists and in the best way we can again, given the circumstances. There are still no events for us to look forward to, so we will have to make our own entertainment instead!

I feel sorry for the tourists — especially the Brits, who put up with cold and wet conditions for much of the year, with the UK summer hitting temperatures of a maybe a staggering 20 degrees which last all of a full week; oh, except for the brief, savage heatwaves they’ve had for the last couple of years, during which everything grinds to a halt because the roads, equipment — and even people — can’t cope! These are the folk who are really missing out — many of us lucky expats don’t know how good we have it in this climate here. Of course, some of us have loved ones whom we are desperately wanting to visit, but by and large, we pretty much have it all here — sun almost every day now until December, sea, sangria, beaches, cheap nights out … what more could we want? Oh yes, the summer entertainment! So, what will we do this summer? There are only so many beach and pool days one can do in a week and let’s face it, we have about 12 weeks ahead of us. One option is to jump on the bus to Malaga; it really is very easy to do from Torre del Mar bus station and can be as cheap as 5€ return. The city is beautiful and is more than 2,800 years old. You can easily spend a whole day there and still return for more. Whether you decide to shop, sightsee — such as the Cathedral, Picasso museum, the Roman Theatre, galleries etc — or just meander the streets in the old town, you would have spent a great day in Malaga City. Another idea … why not organise something with friends or family similar to the popular TV show, ‘Come Dine With Me’? Invite a group of

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friends and get cooking. You could do it for fun or why not vote and have a prize at the end of it?

There are some lovely boats for hire — especially the catamaran based at Marina del Este, La Herradura. Book the boat for a morning or afternoon with friends, do some dolphin spotting, enjoy complimentary drinks throughout, a magnificent buffet — and have a whale of a time. See contact information on pages 23 and 63.  Or how about having a movie night? If you have space outdoors, set up the TV or projector, get the drinks and popcorn at the ready and maybe do a lucky dip to decide which film to watch. Everyone likes a movie night once in a while.

Visit a zoo, take a trip to the cable cars in Benalmadena, or if you are a sporty person, visit Amazonia in Marbella, the largest adventure park in Andalucia. Visit a waterpark — Aquavelis is now open in Torre del Mar, see advert on page 55 for a discount. These are just a few ideas. There are many more, even if you select one new one a week it will break up the beach trips. On that note, I wish you all — residents and holidaymakers — a fabulous summer! Enjoy the read!

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Slither horror A family in Michigan, USA, discovered some unwelcome co-habitees in their rented home. Living with an infestation of rats, cockroaches and bees was already hard enough for Harry Pugliese and his family, so when their ceiling collapsed after months of leaking, imagine their horror as they discovered snakes were also living among them. Harry says he told his landlord about the leaky roof back in February, but nothing was done and when the ceiling suddenly caved in, at least four rat snakes were revealed to be living inside it. The rat snakes — which are non-venomous but can grow up to five feet long — are believed to have been there for some time, unbeknown to the “official” house occupiers. Animal Control told the family they’d need permission from the landlord to take the roof down and remove the reptiles. According to Harry, the landlord refused, even though the family were already dealing with a number of other infestations.To make matters worse, he then served Harry an eviction notice, giving the family just one week to move out of the home in Lafayette, Georgia, USA. Bear rage An American teenager was so enraged when she saw a brown bear standing on a wall in her garden fighting with her three pet dogs that she tackled it with her bare hands. Hailey Morinico, of Bradbury, California, rushed to protect her beloved pets and succeeded in pushing the angry bear — who had cubs in tow, making it even more dangerous — off the wall. “It’s not something I’d recommend someone to do, but I had to save my dogs so I just jumped in,” the 17-year-old said afterwards. “Luckily, I escaped unscathed with just a sprained finger and a scraped knee.”


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Ark grounded An international incident of biblical proportions has kicked off on Ipswich’s waterfront. A replica of Noah’s Ark is currently stuck there because it doesn’t have the correct paperwork to say that it is seaworthy. The vessel arrived at Orwell Quay in November 2019 and has been detained there ever since by the coastguard. The £2.6 million biblical museum is owned by Dutch TV producer Aad Peters, who could apply for an exemption to be allowed to return to Holland. But the Coastguard has serious concerns and insists it is not safe. A spokesman said: “Noah’s Ark will remain detained until all the deficiencies have been put right and an MCA surveyor is invited back by the owners to check they’ve been corrected.”

Slow but sure A giant tortoise somehow ended up a mile from his home and had to be taken back in a police van. Titan, who weighs nine stone, lives in a garden in Suffolk where he is penned in by a three-foot high fence.His owner has no idea how he escaped from his enclosure. It took three police officers to lift up Titan, who is 35 years old and measures a metre across, after he was spotted in Kesgrave, near Ipswich. His owner Richard Aston had no idea that his pet African sulcata tortoise was having such an odyssey. Mr Aston told the BBC: “There was no sign of the fence being broken, and he can’t jump over it; it’s a total mystery but obviously I’m delighted to have him home safe and sound.”

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What’s New This Month

This month we would like to welcome a couple of new clients and also welcome back some more clients from the past starting with, Amanda Edge from Bodyworks who has some exciting news.

Many of you will be clients of Amanda from Bodyworks. For the past five years her clinic has been based in Venta Baja, Puente don Manuel and she is now very excited to announce to everyone that she is moving to a bigger centre of physical therapy in La Viñuela from the beginning of July. We at The Sentinella wish her lots of success. You can read all about it on page 28 and see her advert on page 29

We also welcome back Davey from Daveysat in Puente don Manuel, who in his shop provides everything you will need with regards to your Internet and Satellite requirements. See main advert on page 29  We would like to welcome Pureazone, an architect company which specialises in electronic air purification to get rid of mould spores, bacteria, viruses and musty smells. It’s non-toxic and has a quick and clean process which is undertaken by qualified specialists. This will solve all your damp and humidity problems and flaking and blistering paintwork. See main advert on page 16

Aquavelis Water Park has re-opened a little later this year, it opened on the 26th June and will be open until early September. Turn to page 55 for their advert where you will find a QR code where you can receive a discount on bookings. Don’t forget they have the brilliant VR Fun (Virtual Reality games). If you have not tried these before they really are worth the extra payment when booking into the park. They are the most real life games you can ever imagine, the ‘Zombie’ game is brilliant! We also welcome back Picadero de Cabrillas horse riding. A riding stable

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We would also like to mention, our longest advertiser ‘Fleming Properties’, who have trusted and advertised with us on the back cover of ‘The Sentinella’ for a full fifteen and a half years and never missing an edition! They have decided to step down for their own personal reasons. We can inform you that Fleming Properties is in no way closing and are still trading as usual. We would like to thank Anne and Roly for their friendship and loyalty with us during this time, and wish them all the best for the future. If you have a business in the Axarquia region and would like to promote it so it’s in the hands of our readers, contact us on 664 210 468 or email: sales@thesentinella.com We look forward to promoting and distributing your advert throughout Axarquia! 


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Funny Thoughts

Ponder over this collection of funny thoughts

Why are they called apartments, when they're all stuck together? Why do people without a watch look at their wrist when you ask them what time it is? Why does sour cream have an expiry date? What hair colour do they put on the driver's licenses of bald men?

Strange! No one ever says "It's only a game," when their team is winning Why is it called a "building" when it is already built? Why did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?

Is it a law of nature that women have to sneeze as soon as they apply their mascara?

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Why is it that when you're driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio? Why does an alarm clock "go off" when it begins ringing? Why is the word "abbreviate" so long?

Why are they called 'stands' when they're made for sitting?

Why is it when two planes almost hit each other it is called a "near miss"? Shouldn't it be called a "near hit"? Why is it called rush hour when everything moves so slow?

How come wrong numbers are never busy?


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Bodyworks; The New Centre Of Physical Therapy In La Viñuela

Amanda has successfully run Bodyworks in Venta Baja, Puente don Manuel, a rehabilitation centre specialising in massage techniques for the past five years. Amanda is very excited to announce that she is moving to a bigger centre of physical therapy in La Viñuela, due to open in the first week of July. New Centre New you! Prevention as well as cure!

Massage is one of many treatments for muscle problems, but when the problem is relieved, it’s just as important to have the tools to prevent the injury from occurring again.

Amanda is fully qualified in Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy alongside her honours degree in sports and exercise sciences from the University of Birmingham in 1998. She has been a professional practitioner for the last 20 years and is very happy to be expanding into a bigger centre of physical therapy. She will be combining her

passions of keeping fit, being active and healthy with helping injuries, aches and pains.

Bodyworks will now have 2 treatment rooms, a passive and active stretching area as well as offering an array of different exercise classes for all levels and ages to help keep joints and muscles moving. All of these common problems can be solved at Bodyworks

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Need A Date?

Let’s be honest: Sometimes it’s tough to tell if your date’s just being nice, or if she’s really into you. So if you need help sussing out your lady love’s true feelings, check out these pointers from Greg Hartley. A former Army Special Forces interrogator and author of I Can Read You Like a Book: How to Spot the Messages and Emotions People Are Really Sending With Their Body Language. Who knew your date’s smile, complexion and even where she places her handbag can reveal whether she considers you friend or boyfriend material? Five signs your date is into you…

1) She tilts her head “When a woman sees and feels especially comfortable with a man, she will tilt her head,” Hartley says. A tilt in any direction, right, left or down are all signs that she’s interested in getting to know you better, say, over another date.

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2) She takes a sip when you take a sip When a woman is drawn to a man, she’ll instinctively mirror his actions, Hartley says. While men do this, too, women are more likely than men to first begin the copying. What should you look for? “You might notice she will shift her body in the same direction as yours or take your lead for behaviour changes, like picking up a glass to drink or blinking her eyes repeatedly if you’re doing so,” he suggests. If you want to test her, lean forward and see if she comes closer, too.

3) She twirls her hair Since the beginning of time, a woman’s hair has been celebrated as a symbol of her sexuality (does the story of Samson and Delilah ring a bell?). And it’s true today, says Hartley: If your date begins twirling or playing with her hair while talking to you, it is a good sign she’s into you and subconsciously trying to attract you. 4) She gets a glow While blushing often means embarrassment, don’t assume that her rosy cheeks are an

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Need a Date (Continued)

indication of discomfort. When a woman is sexually aroused and attracted, blood flows not only to her nether regions, but also to her face, which causes her cheeks to get redder, Hartley explains. And if your date is smitten, he adds, her lips and even eyelids will get fuller, too, he says.

5) Her pupils dilate While your gaze is fixed on her, pay particular attention to her pupils, advises Hartley. “When a woman is attracted to a man, her pupils will dilate,” he notes. “Essentially, the body does this in order to allow itself to take in more of a good thing.” …and five signs your date is not into you

1) She crosses her arms “When a woman on a date places her hands in front of her body, especially if they are crossed, she is closing herself off from the man,” Hartley notes. If you get this red flag, you don’t stand a chance… and she wants you to know it. “Men are not nearly as perceptive as women, so even if she’s not consciously aware of it, a woman knows her body language needs to be very loud,” Hartley explains. “In this instance, that body language reads loud and clear.”

2) She places her bag between you two “When I ask male friends how a blind date went, step-by-step, and they say ‘she put her bag on the table’, I always know that’s a bad sign,” Hartley says. If your date places her handbag a real and physical barrier between you two, she’s showing she wants to create distance, he says. Not a good sign.

3) She speaks faster than an auctioneer So she seems to love talking to you? Before you break open the bubbly, note the speed of her small talk. “Romantic conversation does not occur at the same speed as business conversation,” Hartley says. “Conversation between two people who are attracted typically slows to about three-quarter speed and softens. In fact, most emotional conversation, with the exception of very hostile conversation, is at a slowed cadence.”

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That said, she may be nervous early in your first date, and her nerves can cause her to spit her sentences out rapid-fire. But if by the end of the evening she’s still going at a rapid rate, consider it a clue that she just wants to be friends at best.

4) She offers you a chin-up smile Though it’s tempting to interpret any old smile as a sign of interest, all smiles are not created equal. Smiles can say a lot “I’m polite,” “I’m crazy about you,” and, believe it or not, “I can’t stand you.” The secret to decoding what her smile really means? It’s all in the chin placement. A woman who gives you a relaxed, chin down “soft smile” is smitten and wants you to dig her back, Hartley explains. A full-on toothpaste grin or stiff and polite smile both of which generally involve the chin raised up, mean either “I like you as a friend” or “I wanna get out of here!” 5) She strokes her neck If your date’s telling you she agrees that you should get together again, that’s a good sign, right? Maybe, says Hartley. “Her body language may be the key to the real truth,” he says. “If a woman is gently stroking her neck when telling you this, it may be a sign that she’s interested, but it is also known to be a sign of lying.” To figuring out which message she’s sending, consider the aforementioned “she’s not into you” signals. If she’s also giving you the raised-chin smile and speaking to you over a giant handbag, you may want to move on to your next prospect. You’ve no excuses now to find yourself the perfect lady!


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The Good Old Days

For those of you old enough to enjoy it and those of you unfortunate enough to be young enough to have missed it…

Before the Internet... Before Political Correctness... Before semi-automatics, joyriders and crack....

Before SEGA or Super Nintendo... Way back........I'm talking about Hide and Seek in the park. The corner shop. Hopscotch, Butterscotch, Skipping, Handstands, Football with an old can, Fingerbob, Beano, Dandy, Buster, Twinkle and Dennis the Menace. Roly Poly, Hula Hoops, jumping the stream, building dams. An ice cream cone on a warm summer night from the van that plays a tune. Watching Saturday morning cartoons, short commercials or the flicks. Tomorrow People, Tiswas or Swapshop?, and 'Why Don't You'? or staying up for Doctor Who. When around the corner seemed far away and going into town seemed like going somewhere. Playing Marbles. Ball bearings. Big 'uns and Little 'uns. Cops and Robbers,

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Cowboys and Indians, and Zorro. Climbing trees. Walking to school, no matter what the weather. Jumping on the bed. Pillow fights. Spinning around on roundabouts, getting dizzy and falling down. Water balloons were the ultimate weapon. Football cards in the spokes transformed any bike into a motorcycle. Choppers and Grifters.

Remember when...There were three types of trainers - girls and boys, and Dunlop Green Flash. The only time you wore them at School was for P.E. And they were called gym shoes or if you are older - plimsoles!

Remember when....Decisions were made by going "Ip Dip, Sky Blue" “Race issue" meant arguing about who ran the fastest. Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in Monopoly. The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was germs. Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a catapult. And if you can remember most or all of these, then you have LIVED!


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Out And About In Torrox

Torrox is the name of a collection of locations situated east of Torre Del Mar. This is a popular spot to live and holiday for both Spanish and other European nations with one big factor being it has the best climate in Europe. Each of these places have much to offer in their own right and collectively, they form a lovely area to live, work and relax. Torrox Costa is located just 15km from Torre Del Mar. Torrox Costa has a totally different character and personality to its near neighbour. Like much of this coast, there’s an impressive promenade that sweeps the length of the beaches here. At its eastern end, just past the lighthouse, the beach is dog friendly and is a great spot to let your furry friend run along the shoreline.

Torrox Pueblo is situated at the foothills of the Alpujarra mountains, a couple of miles inland from Torrox Costa. This is traditional white-washed village set in a green valley. There’s a traditional Spanish feel to this small village, despite it being the home to many people from other parts of the world. Located between Torrox Costa and Pueblo, Torrox Park is a large collection of urbanisations that are popular relocation spots with those who decide to make this area of Axarquía their home. There’s property to suit every budget and style: spacious villas, townhouses and apartments along with a large and well equipped mobile home park that allows all year living. Whilst, in itself, Torrox Park, doesn’t offer much for day trippers, many visitors stay here as homes are frequently listed for holiday rental. It does provide all the services required for a smooth stay or relocation: bars, restaurants, supermarkets as well as doctors, chemists, hairdressers etc.

The combination of Torrox Costa, Pueblo and Park is a winning one. Each has their own distinct character but each are connected to form an excellent place to stay, explore and maybe even to live. Shop Local - Support Your Local Community

For more information call us on: Paco & Antonia 952 535 417 :: 646 75 24 63 Or email us at: info@razahotel.com Or visit our website at: www.razahotel.com

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If you have a business in Torrox that you would like to advertise to our readers, call to reserve your space. 664 210 468 A great Nepali and Indian Restaurant in Torrox Costa, Buddha House. A modern restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specials. Closed Monday lunch. Ctra. El Penoncillo 11, Torrox Costa. See FB page Buddha479

BEAUTY AND WELLNESS CENTRE & HAIRDRESSING Open Tues - Sat 10am - 6pm Tel: 952 530 122 / 651 956 284 Rebeccah Curtis Beauty and Wellness Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Comercial B, o N .16 TORROX COSTA


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Rebeccah Curtis Wellbeing Centre Beauty and Hairdressing and now incorporating Nails and Beauty by Suzi Jackson. Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284

Raza Hotel have excellent facilities for your Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your pets while you are away. In the countryside your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries with cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as providing dog grooming services. Open 10am-7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, Paco & Antonio would be happy to show you the facilities. For more info call: 952 52 5417, 646 75 24 63, or email: info@razahotel.com or visit www.razahotel.com

TK’s

Modern Nepali & Indian restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specialities Air Conditioned Ctra El Peñoncillo 11, Torrox Costa (Easy Parking in front) Open 12:00 - 15:30 and 18:30 - 23:30 (Closed lunchtimes Mondays) 10% discount on takeaways Tel: 952 53 09 21 or 612 473 023 Email: buddhahouse479@gmail.com Buddha479

Torrox Costa

Bar y Restaurante Laguna Beach - Torrox Costa

Breakfasts, Snacks & Full Menu Specialising in Ribs, Steaks & Chicken Traditional Sunday Lunch Homemade Tapas available every day changing daily from 1€

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm / 6pm - Late Sunday 1pm - 5pm (bookings advisable) Closed Monday For more info call: Thomas or Kerstin

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I Love My Job

Rob is a commercial diver in Western Australia. He does underwater repairs on offshore drilling rigs. Below is an e-mail he sent to his sister. She then sent it to a radio station in Perth, which was sponsoring a worst job experience contest. Needless to say, she won!

"Another note from your bottom-dwelling brother. Last week I had a bad day at the office. I know you've been feeling down lately at work, so I thought I would share my dilemma with you to make you realise it's not so bad after all. Before I can tell you what happened to me, I first must bore you with a few technicalities of my job. As you know, my office lies at the bottom of the sea. I wear a suit to the office. It's a wetsuit. This time of year the water is quite cool, so what we do to keep warm is this: We have a diesel powered industrial 'water heater'. This $20,000 piece of equipment sucks water out of the sea and heats it to a delightful temperature. It then pumps it down to the diver through a hose, taped to the side of the suit. I've used it several times with no problems.

What I do, when I get to the bottom of the sea and start working, is take the hose and stuff it down the back of my wetsuit. This floods my whole suit with warm water. It's like working in a Jacuzzi.

Everything was going well until, all of a sudden, my bum started to itch. So, of course I scratched it. This only made things worse. Within a few seconds my arse started to burn. I pulled the hose out from my back, but the damage was already done. In agony, I realised what had happened. The machine had sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into my suit. Now, since I don't have any hair on my back, the jellyfish couldn't stick to it. However, the crack of my bum was not as fortunate. When I scratched what I thought was an itch, I was actually grinding the jellyfish into the crack of my bum. I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma

over the phone-link. His instructions were unclear due to the fact that he, along with five other divers, were all in fits of hysterical laughter. I was then instructed to make three agonising decompression stops, totalling thirty-five minutes, before I could reach the surface. When I arrived at the surface, I was wearing nothing but my brass helmet. As I climbed out, the Medic, with tears of laughter running down his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me to rub it on my bum as soon as I got into the dry chamber. Yes the cream put the fire out, but I couldn't poo for two days because my bum was swollen shut. So, next time you're having a bad day at work, think about how much worse it would be if you had a jellyfish up your bum. Now repeat to yourself "I love my job, I love my job, I love my job".

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Radio Bloopers

Some radio quizzers just haven’t got a Danny la Rue. No cash prizes then, for this hopeless lot!

THIS MORNING Judy Finnegan: The American TV show ‘The Sopranos’ is about opera. True or false? Caller: True? Judy Finnegan: No actually it’s about the Mafia. But it is an American TV show so I’ll give you that. RADIO TWO Presenter: What is the capital of Australia? And it’s not Sydney. Caller: Sydney.

RADIO NEWCASTLE Presenter: How long did the Six Day War last between Egypt and Israel? Contestant: (after long pause) Fourteen days. RADIO LINCOLNSHIRE Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish

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speaking country in the world? Caller: Barcelona Presenter: I was really after the name of a country Caller: I’m sorry. I don’t know the names of any countries in Spain. RADIO KENT Presenter: Where is the Taj Mahal? Caller: Opposite the Dentists

RADIO BRISTOL Presenter: In which European country is Mount Etna? Caller: Japan Presenter: I did say European country, so in case you didn’t hear that, I can let you try again. Let’s have your final answer. Caller: Er….Mexico? RADIO ONE Presenter: What is the Italian word for motorway? Caller: Espresso?


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French 75 1 to 2 ounces gin, or cognac, to taste 1 teaspoon syrup 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 ounces Champagne Lemon twist, for garnish French Connection 1 1/2 ounces cognac 3/4 ounce amaretto liqueur

French Pear Martini Superfine sugar, for optional rim Lemon wedge, for optional rim 1 1/2 ounce pear vodka 1 1/2 ounces elderflower liqueur 1 ounce Champagne Lemon twist, for garnish Pear slice, for garnish

Friar Tuck 1 ounce hazelnut liqueur 1 ounce dark crème de cacao liqueur 2 ounces cream Grated or ground nutmeg, for garnish Fuzzy Navel 1 1/2 ounces peach schnapps 4 1/2 ounces orange juice Orange slice, for garnish

Floating on Cloud 9 Crushed strawberry candy, for rimming 2 ounces whipped cream vodka 1 ounce strawberry liqueur, plus more for rimming 2 ounces half-and-half 1 cup crushed ice For the Record 1 1/2 ounces citrus vodka 3/4 ounce elderflower liqueur 1/4 ounce pomegranate liqueur 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 1/4 ounce simple syrup 2 ounces strawberry-lime hard cider Lime twist, for garnish

Fourth of July Shot 1/2 ounce grenadine 1/2 ounce blue curaçao liqueur 1/2 ounce vodka

The French Pearl 1 fresh mint sprig 2 ounces Plymouth Gin 1/4 ounce absinthe 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 3/4 ounce rock candy syrup

French Quarter Smash For the Almond Syrup: 1 cup raw sugar 1 cup water 2 teaspoons organic almond extract, or to taste

For the Cocktail: 3 lemon wedges 1/4 ounce almond syrup 1 1/4 ounces moonshine 3/4 ounce brandy 6 to 8 fresh mint leaves 2 teaspoons blueberry preserves Fresh mint sprig, for garnish French Sparkle 1 ounce raspberry vodka 2 ounces mango nectar 1 ounce Champagne Mango slice, for garnish Black raspberry, for garnish

Fright Night in the Grove 1/2 ounce reposado tequila 2 ounces Jägermeister liqueur 1 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice 1/2 ounce simple syrup Grapefruit slice, for garnish Pinch kosher or sea salt, for garnish Frisco 49 For Pear-Infused Gin: 1 medium Bartlett pear 1 medium Anjou Pear 1 (750-milliliter) bottle gin For Roasted Peach Honey Syrup: 2 large peaches 2 to 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon 3/4 cup honey 3/4 cup warm water For Cocktail: 1 1/2 ounces pear-infused gin 1/2 ounce lemon juice 1/2 ounce roasted peach honey syrup 3 ounces dry sparkling wine Maraschino cherry, for garnish


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Roasted Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients 4 carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 onions, cut into 1-inch pieces 5 small squash, sliced in half 2 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces 10 cherry tomatoes 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ teaspoon herbes de Provence Leaves from 8 sprigs fresh thyme 1 16-ounce package brown rice penne pasta ½ cup crumbled feta cheese ½ cup fresh basil, more for garnish Juice of ½ small lemon, more if desired Pinches of red pepper flakes Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Place the carrots and onions on the first sheet and the squash, zucchini, and tomatoes on the other. Drizzle both sheets of vegetables with olive oil and generous pinches of salt and pepper. Place the sheet with the carrots and onions in the oven first and roast for 30 to 35

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minutes or until the onions are tender and lightly charred, and the carrots are tender and browned. Place the second sheet in and roast for 20 minutes, or until the squash and zucchini are golden brown around the edges, and the tomatoes are lightly bursting. Remove from the oven and set aside.

2. In the bottom of a large bowl, combine the 1 tablespoon of olive oil with the sherry vinegar, garlic, herbes de Provence, thyme, ¼ teaspoon salt, and several grinds of black pepper. Stir in the roasted vegetables. Prepare the pasta according to the instructions on the package, cooking until al dente. Drain and transfer the cooked pasta to the large bowl with the roasted vegetables and toss to coat. 3. Add the feta, basil, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes and gently toss. Season (generously!) to taste with more salt, pepper, and lemon juice, as desired. 4. Garnish with more fresh herbs and a generous drizzle of olive oil.

Puente don Manuel

Opening hours Tuesday - Sunday 13:00 - 16.00 / 18.00 - 23.00

Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel, Alcaucin Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212


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Enjoy the beach as you never did before. Stylish, and comfortable. Beach puffs are made with extra resistant and high density materials, waterproof, filled with non-flammable polystyrene and available in different summer colours and combinations. Easily adaptable and will fit to your preferred position.

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Broomfield Construction

& Property Maintenance All aspects of building work undertaken Plastering Plumbing Tiling Rendering Kitchens Terraces Bathrooms House Reforms Wet Rooms Call Matthew: 711 002 689 Urb. El Mirador de la Axarquia, 25 Vivienda, Alcaucin Email: broomfieldmatthew@gmail.com www.broomfieldconstruction.es


Estate Agents!

THIS SPACE FOR JUST 180 euros for the year!! Call: 664 210 468

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Coconut Joe's Home Assistance will help you get ready, provide some company, and ensure you’re assisted in every way necessary

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LA RAQUETA ARTISAN MARKET CHARITY MARKET first Saturday in month. 3rd July at La Raqueta, Nerja 10am - 2pm Charity market bring a book, buy a book in aid of "Pippa Paw Prints" and a Tombola in aid of the Homeless of Spain

La Raqueta Artisan Market, Nerja, has it's next Market on Saturday 3rd July. We have an amazing market with an array of amazing products including: Handmade candles, soaps which look good enough to eat (some have tried🤣), crochet and rope work, knitting, creative glass bottles and paintings, chilli sauces, bags, amazing children's bags, Macramé, jewellery (so much to choose from), clothes, hats, organic vegetables, cakes, scotch eggs, pork pies, crumbles, sausage rolls, turned olive wood, wooden furniture, hand made cards. Also solar lights, Avon skin so soft, Usborne books, Avalon, Deja vu clothes, a lady offering alterations and much, much more. For more details visit our Facebook page LA RAQUETA ARTISAN MARKET, where our stallholders will be posting their products. Come along for the 1€ breakfast and or the 5€ special lunch. So between these two delights wander through the stalls.

For any information phone Linda on: 659 375 603


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What To Do If You Have A Road Accident In Spain

1. Put on your reflective vest and all other passengers. (You should always have enough vests for the seats you have in your vehicle).

2. Move the vehicle to the hard shoulder or out of danger if possible. (Try and take photos of the initial incident place, only if it is safe to do so). 3. Put up the emergency triangles or the new ‘warning beacon’, which comes into force by 2026 and can be used from 1st July 2021.

4. If any involved vehicle leaves the incident, write down the license plate, make and model or take photos. 5. If there are witnesses, take their names, surnames, addresses and telephone numbers.

6. If you have a camera and security conditions allow it, take photos of the vehicles involved. 7. Write down the license plate, make and

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model of the vehicles involved.

8. If there are discrepancies with those involved, call the Police.

9. Complete the accident report form. Make sure that the two parties involved sign it and you keep a copy each. 10. From this moment on, do not modify anything in the form. If you have to put any clarification, do it on the reverse.

11. Remember that you have a maximum of seven days to communicate the details of the claim to your insurer. For all your insurance requirements as an expat in Spain contact GPS Insurance Services.

Telephone: 0034 711 021 479 admin@gpsinsuranceservices.com www.gpsinsuranceservices.com https://www.facebook.com/gpsinsuranceservices See main advert on page 77

Halting erosion using Vetiver from VetiverSpain

Vetiver is a non-invasive clumping grass that grows rapidly to about 2 metres tall. Vetiver is used mostly to fight erosion, preserve top soil and clean contaminated water. Vetiver can be cutback a few times a year so the cuttings can be used as a beneficial mulch and a nutritious feed for farm animals. Located in Sayalonga at an elevation of 500 metres we plant all year round but Spring planting gets the best results. Vetiver loves the heat of summer to get established faster. For more information or a visit please contact us

For more images of Vetiver go to: https://www.vetiverspain.org/photo-gallery.html For videos on our YouTube page go to: https://www.vetiverspain.org/youtube.html www.vetiverspain.com email: info@vetiverspain.com Telephone: (34) 692 288 657 Vetiver Spain


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Here's 20 cents. Call all your friends and bring back some change!

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He's so dense that light bends around him. He's so short he can sit on a piece of toilet paper and dangle his feet.

He's the first in his family born without a tail.

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S3-687

2 Lovely Country Houses (178m² built, 580m² plot), short drive to village, amazing views. Cottage: living room/open plan kitchen, 1 bed 1 bath. Main House: Registered as touristic business; large living room, kitchen, 2 beds, 1 bath, large terrace. Large garden needs developing

Sales Price: 199,950¤ (NEW!)

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S4-315

Beautiful 4 Bed 4 Bath Andalusian-style Villa (354m² built, 2,099m² plot), fabulous views: Main House: large living room, kitchen, conservatory, 3 beds, 2 baths, large terrace. Guest House and Studio with terraces. Garage, private parking, fully fenced, swimming pool, fishpond, mains water & private well

Sales Price: 499,000¤ (NEW!)

La Viñuela

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Outstanding Spacious 4 Bed 2 Bath Townhouse (181m² built), renovated to a high standard, large roof terrace with

360º mountain views, 2 living rooms, f/f kitchen with balcony, 4 bedrooms, master en-suite & family bathroom

Sales Price: 129,000¤ (NEW!)

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Amazing 6 Bed 3.5 Bath Villa (285m² built, 517m² plot), great location in sought-after area, walking distance to all amenities, on 2 levels with lift and self-contained

apartment, large garage, sea views, various terraces and garden, space for pool

Sales Price: 524,900¤ (NEW!) Torre del Mar

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2 Bedroom Apartment (85m² built), excellent location near the bus station, entrance hall, large living room with balcony, f/f kitchen, 2 double beds

(one with Juliet balcony) & family bathroom

Sales Price: 165,000¤ (NEW!) La Viñuela

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S2-432

Good quality 2 Bed Reformed Village House (64m² built), located in a hamlet, not far from the town of La Viñuela and only a 15-minute drive to the coast. The house has been completely reformed and will be an ideal lock up and go property

Sales Price: 49,950¤ (NEW!)

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Quality Bespoke Wood Furniture Tables, benches, kitchen doors, work surfaces, bureaus, built-in wardrobes and more... Any size, colour or design for home, gardens and businesses. Constructed for stability and durability with a quality service you can trust

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A Woman’s Poem

He didn’t like the casserole, and he didn’t like my cake. He said my biscuits were too hard, not like his mother used to make. I didn’t make the coffee right, he didn’t like my stew, I didn’t fold his pants like his mother used to do. I pondered for an answer, I was looking for a clue. Then I turned around and smacked the s*** out of him, like his mother used to do.

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Items For Sale / Wanted

I WILL COLLECT FREE of charge all your used clothing, bric-a-brac, pots and pans, books, toys, CD´s garden pots, tools, pieces of furniture or anything else you are throwing out whilst you are cleaning. Call me on 625 319 323 Jacqui

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JOKE BOOK Oh My Good Gawld 2 Yours truly has put together the 2nd joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter. 5€ Call: 664 689 138 NEW MEMBERS WANTED - EL CAPITAN TENNIS CLUB Torre Del Mar. Open to new members. For information Ring 623192294

LAND WITH RUIN FOR SALE

1,340sqm, 200sqm ruin, off grid, requires restoration. Views of Lake Vinuela and mountains. All paperwork correct. BARGAIN! Call: 660 123 349

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TRAPICHE MARKET

Every Tuesday 9.30am - 1pm

Come and enjoy a relaxing morning at the airconditioned Los Jardines del Trapiche, THE nicest market venue on the Costa. HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON Please note that we will be obeying the restriction rules with this being the new norm. So come on down for one step further to normality!!

Take the A-272 turning onto the Vélez-Málaga road A-356. Turn off at El Cruce restaurant towards Benamargosa. Over the roundabout and we are on the left just before the private airfield

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Almayate: An Undiscovered Gem By The Mediterranean Sea

Axarquía has a long coastline stretching from just outside of Malaga to just past Nerja. Almayate is often overlooked, in the desire to head to the larger resorts of the region. However, this small resort has much to offer to day trippers or holiday makers.

Almayate lies at the western end of Torre Del Mar but is quite different from its lively and larger neighbour. This is a relaxed resort with a long stretch of wide beach, nestled between ancient lookout towers at both ends of the resort. Even more dominant is the ubiquitous Osborne Bull towering over the coastline, set on the Peñón del Toro crag. It’s quite a dramatic sight. Almayate Alto and Almayate Bajo Almayate has two separate areas: Almayate Alto, the inland or high area, which is a scattered collection of houses and farms and Almayate Bajo, the coastal area. Here the houses are more prolific, most of the town’s population lives in this area and the majority of visitors stay here in either one of the campsites, set enviably by the sea, or in a holiday rental. Possibly, a reason why this small settlement has not attracted a deluge of visitors is the fact that no hotels are located here. This makes it one of the few quiet resorts in Axarquía. This small village actually only exists in its

current form because of the quarries which provided stone to build Malaga Cathedral which meant that the workforce located here. However, there is evidence of earlier settlements including Roman and Arabic. Now, from these small beginnings, the town has expanded using the fertile ground near the coast to grow and produce sugar cane, plants and flowers etc. There are some excellent garden centres here too. Within the pueblo, set about 1/2km from the coast, there’s a bank, shops, some bars and restaurants.

Almayate Beach has dark sand scattered with pebbles with a stretch of about 800 meters. There are few services: a couple of seasonal chirunguitos of a definite beach shack type, look out across the Mediterranean Sea to North Africa. There isn’t a promenade as such, so this is a place for beach walking. However, there is ample parking. At the Torre Del Mar side of the beach, is the isolated and privately located nudist beach. This discrete beach is apparently among the top three nude beaches in Spain. There is even a naturist campsite close to the beach, along with a beach bar and restaurant. Whilst the beach services are limited or scarce, this is the precise attraction of Almayate. The unspoilt nature and the location next to agricultural land make it the ideal place to relax, unwind and enjoy.


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De Cotta Law

Signing a Spanish form Will at the Spanish Notary or in the UK If you have assets in Spain it is strongly recommended that you have a separate Spanish Will, even if you already have a UK Will. WHY? Because having a Spanish Will makes dealing with the deceased person’s estate simpler, quicker and cheaper for the beneficiaries. If you do not have a Spanish Will and you have assets in Spain then you run the risk of your beneficiaries incurring avoidable Spanish inheritance tax fines, considerable delays in winding up or transferring your estate and a considerably higher cost in dealing with the inheritance. You may want to update an existing Spanish Will to keep up with changes in taxation, changes in the law or simply due to a change in your personal circumstances.

Correct wording in a Will can help to avoid the Spanish law of compulsory heirs being applied to your estate which would mean your estate could pass to people other than to the intended beneficiaries. For example, in Spanish law a parent or child takes precedence over a spouse. Your Spanish Will can even be signed before a notary in Spain and we can advise and take your instructions. If you are unable to come to Spain you can still make a Spanish form Will in the UK. This is all the more important at the current time with the remaining restrictions on travel. One of our lawyers can draft the Will in

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English and organise a signing in front of a notary in the UK. The signed Will is then legalised with an apostille for use in Spain, translated into Spanish and registered at the Spanish Wills registry. The Will, once signed and registered, has the same validity as a Spanish Will signed at a notary in Spain. We can arrange the whole process including, if you wish, finding an appropriate notary and arranging the appointment. For more information please contact us at info@decottalaw.net or call (+34) 952 527 014. See main advert below


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& t i Fru Factss Veg arrot C

Carrots were domesticated in the ancient empires located in today’s Iran and Afghanistan over 5000 years ago. From there, this root vegetable spread across the world.

There are over 100 species of edible carrots today. The world produces an estimated 40 million tons of carrots every year. 80% of carrot is water.

Carrot is one of the most sugary vegetables in the world. Only beet has more. One teaspoon can hold 2000 carrot seeds.

The world longest carrot was measured to be 5.839 metres (19 feet 1 7/8 inches). The heaviest one was grown in 1998 and it weighted 8.61 Kg.

or other foods rich in vitamin A or carotenoids. Cooked carrots are better for you than raw. Cooking the vegetable releases more beta-carotene. The raw vegetable only gives you 3% beta-carotene, but cooked you get up to 40%. They can help reduce your risk of cancer. Carotenoids may help protect against prostate, colon and stomach cancer.

They can help you lose weight. Since 1/2 cup of carrots only have 41 calories. The greens of a carrot are edible as a leaf vegetable although they are rarely used. Dutch people were the ones who first cultivated the orange carrot.

Orange carrots get their bright color from beta carotene, an antioxidant that your body converts into vitamin A. Intake of carrots has been linked to lower cholesterol levels.

Individuals with low vitamin A levels are more likely to experience night blindness, a condition that may diminish by eating carrots

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Businesses Chatelin ortopedia & pedicurist practice They are a company with over 30 years experience in the orthopedic sector. Linda is a qualified pedicurist and Henry is a certified prothesis and orthesis maker, for all your inlays and sport inlays, corset-knee, ankle and wrist supports, wheelchairs, walking aids, beds, rehabilitation articles etc...open Monday - Thursday 10am 2pm and 3pm - 6pm. call: 695 481 082 or 658 773 857

Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, air-conditioning, 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 Dentadanés 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 dentists, (one Danish female, one English male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at www.dentadanes.com for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to and pictures of the clinic. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German and Spanish. Tel: 952 52 96 66. wHoliday & Winter Rentals wEnglish, French and Spanish Speaking w1 to 3 Bedroom Apartments & Villas

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Do you need some expert advice in Holiday Accommodation? Nerja Beach Holidays are waiting to do just this! Visit their properties directly via their Virtual tour on www.nerjabeachholidays.com. They offer all kinds of holiday and winter rentals. They speak English, French and Spanish to help you along the way. They have an extensive range of 1 to 3 bed apartments and villas. Booking can be made via Whatsapp, FB, Website, Email or phone. Nerja Beach Holidays have it all covered! Contact Karine +34 644 793 168 / admin@nerjabeachholidays.com Erica is now settled in her role working alongside Walli Ron hair salon in Nerja. You can make an appoinment at Calle Almirante Ferrándiz 10 (Cristo) Nerja. (Down the passage in front of the Coviran Supermarket - the Post Office street. Call: 952 523 966 La llave de oro, Calle Granada 88, Nerja, 952 524 651. Locksmith 24hrs emergency service, 606 939 929, opening & repairing safes, armoured doors, authorised technical service, key cutting, supplier for quality padlocks, safes & other security products.

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Change Of Tax Residence In Spain - Be Careful!

There has been a lot of talk lately about ‘Youtubers’ changing their residence for tax reasons. The most famous and wealthy ‘Youtubers’ have decided to move from Spain to Andorra to pay less income tax.

It is important to clarify that it is not enough just to start living in another country in order to change your tax residence. There are some other requirements that need to be met to avoid unpleasant fines from the Spanish tax office.

How do you make the change? A person who has resided in Spain and been declaring and paying their tax annually (IRPF), and want to stop doing so (because they have started residing in another country), must communicate the change in their circumstances to the Treasury using the 030 model. Once this has been submitted, the Inland Revenue will almost certainly request proof of residence in another State. Therefore, the person concerned must provide a Tax Residence Certificate issued by the authorities of that territory in which they reside. Please be aware that to obtain this certificate, in general, it is necessary to prove that the individual resides in that country for most of the year, that is, more than 183 days. It is essential to get a Tax Residence Certificate issued by the country of new residence ASAP.

However, the above requirement may not be sufficient for the Inland Revenue to consider that there has been a change of actual residence (in which case the affected person must continue to pay in the IRPF for all his worldly income). It is important to be aware that this could occur in the following situations: -

1) When the main core of an individual’s economic interests (i.e., greater part of any income and/or investments), remain in Spain. 2) When the individual’s children and /or spouse continue to live in Spain, unless otherwise proven. These requirements can create conflict over the actual tax residence of an individual. When these rules converge, it could occur that if the Spanish standards are applied together with those of the country of destination, a person ends up being resident

in both territories (i.e. If he has resided more than half the year abroad, but his core interests remain in Spain).

This can only be avoided if there is an agreement with that country to avoid double taxation, when the Convention would establish where the taxpayer should be considered resident (usually this appears in Article 4 of these Conventions). There are general priority criteria to sort out these situations and to establish where the actual tax residence is (and therefore in which country it is taxed). The agreements between countries usually lay down the following criteria, which are applied successively and in the following order: • Permanent residence. First, a person is considered a resident where they have a permanent residence at their disposal. • Relationships. If the taxpayer has permanent housing in both territories, where he has closer personal (where his family resides) and economic (greater wealth). • Habitual residence. If residence cannot be determined based on the above criteria, it shall be understood to be located where the taxpayer habitually resides. • Nationality. Finally, the residence shall be determined by the country of which it is a national.

Personal and economic relations. In relation to this criterion, consideration is given to family and social relations, occupations, political, cultural, or other activities, the location of business or professional activities, the headquarters of wealth management, etc. CONCLUSION: It is not enough for a person to reside abroad more than 183 days a year in another country to avoid being considered a tax residence in Spain. If their personal and economic interests remain in Spain, they will not lose their status as a taxpayer in Spain.

If you are moving to Spain or are changing your resident to somewhere outside of Spain, it is important to seek professional tax advice to avoid problems. Your official tax residence must be clarified from the outset. For further information or advice on this matter, do not hesitate to contact us: 952 901 225/WhatsApp 646 776 118 e-mail: mail@axarquiasolicitors.com See main advert opposite


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Man Jokes

Don’t take offence, they are only jokes! :)

(Q) How do you turn a fox into an elephant? (A) Marry it! (Q) What is the difference between a battery and a woman? (A) A battery has a positive side.

(Q) What are the three fastest means of communication? 1) Television 2) Telephone 3) Telawoman

(Q) What should you give a woman who has everything? (A) A man to show her how to work it. (Q) How do you make 5 pounds of fat look good? (A) Put a nipple on it.

(Q) Why do women rub their eyes when they wake up?

(A) Because they don't have balls to scratch. (Q) Why do women fake orgasms? (A) Because they think men care.

(Q) If your wife keeps coming out of the kitchen to nag at you, what have you done wrong? (A) Made her chain too long

(Q) How many men does it take to open a beer? (A) None, it should be opened when she brings it. (Q) How do you fix a woman's watch? (A) You don't. There is a clock on the oven.

(Q) How do you know when a woman is about to say something smart? (A) When she starts a sentence with 'A man once told me...'

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Alcohol

How to avoid Covid 1) Eat right! 2) Make sure you get your daily dose of fruits and veggies. 3) Take your vitamins and bump up your vitamin C. 4) Get plenty of exercise because exercise helps build your immune system. 5) Walk for at least an hour a day.. 6) Go for a swim.. 7) Take the stairs instead of the elevator, etc. 8) Wash your hands often. 9) If you can't wash them, keep a bottle of antibacterial stuff around. 10) Get lots of fresh air. 11) Open doors & windows whenever possible. 12) Try to eliminate as much stress from your life as you can. 13) Get plenty of rest.

Or take the doctor's approach.. Think about it... When you go for a flu shot, what do they do first? They Clean your arm with alcohol... Why? Because Alcohol KILLS GERMS. So I walk to the off licence - (exercise) I put lime in my lager - (fruit) Celery in my Bloody Mary - (veggies) Drink outdoors on the bar patio - (fresh air) Tell jokes, laugh (eliminate stress) Then pass out. (rest)

The way I see it... If you keep your alcohol levels up flu germs can't get you! My grandmother always said, 'A shot in the glass is better than one in the ass!'


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Swimming Pools - Dream Or A Nightmare?

The idea of having a swimming pool is a common dream of people purchasing a home in Spain. Whilst the dream is beautiful the reality can quickly turn into a living nightmare.

One of the most common issues affecting the correct running of a swimming pool is the tile grouting dissolving. The reason for this is usually due to the PH levels not being correct over a sustained period of time. In Southern Spain the PH levels are usually extremely high, this makes the water acidic and this will eat away at the grouting. The loosening of grouting not only disfigures the look of the pool but will also encourage algae to form in the recesses turning your blue pool to a vivid pond green, there is no more depressing sight than this.

The other side effect of missing grouting is the need to use an excessive amount of expensive pool chemicals to try and keep the water in a balanced state, plus the additional work and time commitment of the additional

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cleaning required.

Leaching of the water due to substandard grouting will result in substantial lose of water. The concrete will absorb the water and the metal rebars in the concrete can rust meaning that the structural integrity of the pool can be undermined. The solution is to re-grout the pool. This requires manually removing the old grout by raking out between the tiles, and applying new grouting. If standard pool grouting is used it will not adhere to the shallow groves between the tiles as there will be not enough purchase and may lift after a short period of time. Re-grouting should be done using a grout manufactured especially for this purpose.

In the worst case scenario the pool tiles will require removing, the walls screeded and very importantly painted with an impermeable silicon sealant prior to applying the new pool tiles. By Lee Talbot Construction, see ad below


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ss e l e less Us ts use e r ya Fac As alwaybsutthaemazing !

Many oranges are actually green.

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. Junk food is as addictive as drugs.

Grass flip flops are an actual product you can buy.

Mosquitoes are attracted to people who just ate bananas.

Venus looked just like earth two billion years ago.

Play-Doh was invented as wallpaper cleaner. On average, a human being will spend up to two weeks kissing in his/her lifetime. Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons. Salt used to be a currency.

Mr. Potato head used to be made of actual potato.

You can see an owl’s eyeball through its ear. The oldest piece of chewing gum is more than 9,000 years old. Conception occurs most in the month of December.

A cubic inch of human bone can bear the weight of five standard pickup trucks. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

You spray 2.5 drops of saliva per word. Bears don’t poop during hibernation.

Children tend to grow faster in the spring.

Rhubarb can spring up so fast that you can actually hear it grow.

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Director: Mike Newell Stars: Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode and Marek Oravec. Rating: 12+ Running time: 120mins

If you can get past the highly unusual title, this film is a truly entertaining, thought-provoking and heart-warming tale for all ages. In the midst of a blossoming career as a novelist and a romance with a charming, rich American, Juliet Ashton (Lily James) embarks on a pen-pal relationship with one of the members of the Society, the name of which was made up on the spur of the

moment to divert German suspicions that a group of islanders was breaking the law by rearing a pig. One of the farmers, Eben Ramsey (Tom Courtenay), used to make potato peel pie and blurted these words out when challenged one night by patrolling soldiers.

Despite being part of the British Isles, the Island of Guernsey was occupied by the Nazis throughout World War II. Now, the war is over. The intruders are gone. The Literary and Potato Peel Society is still thriving. Juliet is intrigued. With the approval of her publisher — and in the hope that she may be able to write an article about the group with its puzzling name and origins — Juliet sets off for a short visit. Just as she imagined, Guernsey is a magical place. The society's members are highly original, with moving stories to tell and secrets that must be uncovered. What started as a short visit becomes a life-affecting odyssey that changes Juliet forever. Star Rating ***/*****


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Funny Thoughts

More ponderings to wreak havoc......

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If money is the root of all evil then how come churches ask for it? Do pigs pull ham strings?

Why is it we have the weight of the world on our shoulders but have to get it off our chests? Why do people never say “it’s only a game” when they’re winning?

If love is blind, how can we believe in love at first sight?

If a criminal turns himself in shouldn’t he receive the reward money?

Why does Bugs Bunny walk around the cartoon naked, but puts a bathing suit on when he goes swimming?

If someone with multiple personalities threatens to call himself, is it considered a hostage situation?

Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?

Is there anything easier done than said?

If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren’t people from Holland called Holes?

Why do doctors leave the room when you change? They are going to see you naked anyway!

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Man Or Woman

A SPANISH Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine.

'House' for instance, is feminine: 'la casa.' 'Pencil,' however, is masculine: 'el lapiz.'

A student asked, 'What gender is 'computer'?'

Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups, male and female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether computer' should be a masculine or a feminine noun. Each group was asked to give four reasons for its recommendation.

The men's group decided that 'computer' should definitely be of the feminine gender ('la computadora'), because: 1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic; 2. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else; 3. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible later retrieval; and 4. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your wages on accessories for it. The women's group, however, concluded that computers should be Masculine ('el computador'), because: 1. In order to do anything with them, you have to turn them on; 2. They have a lot of data but still can't think for themselves; 3. They are supposed to help you solve problems, but half the time they ARE the problem; and 4. As soon as you commit to one, you realise that if you had waited a little longer, you could have gotten a better model.

The women won!!


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Manager Ed Ed Sheeran has embarked on a more hands-on role with his pub and property empire. The singer, 30, has been appointed as a director of Maverick Properties Limited, which is said to manage £26million of his investments. In documents first seen by The Sun, Ed has also been named as a director to both Fat Punt Limited and That Dive Bar Portobello Limited which run his pub, Bertie Blossoms, and his restaurant in Notting Hill. That Dive Bar Portobello Limited made a loss of £227,000 in 2019 while Fat Punt Limited had losses of £620,000. However, the bulk of Ed's income comes from his hugely successful music career where he earned £250million from touring alone. The Sun previously reported that Ed's property empire consists of 27 houses, flats and commercial properties thought to be worth £57million.

Walsh’s wilderness The Chase presenter Bradley Walsh has reportedly spent £400,000 on forest land in Essex next to the M25 motorway. According to The Sun, the game show host, 60, has splashed the cash on the barren land next to the country's busiest highway, but it remains unknown what he plans to do with the mysterious new plot. However, it appears grand plans are in store as a lorry unloading soil and a bulldozer were seen on the property, which spans approximately 44 acres. The green strip of property is surrounded by trees, a golf course on one side and the motorway on the other side.


Book bonus? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced plans to distribute 2,000 copies of her first book, The Bench, to libraries, schools and community centres across the US for 'no cost' to 'help nourish the community through learning and connection.' This is despite poor reviews and amidst ongoing questions over whether the profits from the book will go to charity. It does not appear the initiative will be extended to the UK.

The book, on sale for £12.99, was apparently inspired by a poem she wrote for Prince Harry's first Father's Day the month after Archie was born. She says she explores the 'special bond between father and son' as 'seen through a mother's eyes'. It is also not known if Meghan received an advance for the book but a branding expert previously suggested it would have already netted her £500,000, following a 'bidding war to secure her first venture'.

However British critics have slammed the book, with The Telegraph's Claire Allfree calling it 'semi-literate' and writing: “One wonders how any publisher could have thought fit to publish this grammar-defying set of badly rhyming cod homilies, let alone think any child anywhere would want to read it.”

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Elle’s enjoyment The highly anticipated Friends reunion thrilled fans when it first aired on HBO Max late last month.

And now Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has reflected on her time on the hit show, in which she played Joey Tribbiani's roommate and girlfriend Janine Lecroix. The 57-year-old said it was 'one of the best experiences of her career' as she shared a series of pictures on Instagram of herself on the show. “Working with this talented group of actors was phenomenal,”' she wrote. “I feel honoured that I had the chance to work on such an iconic production with a brilliant team both on screen and behind the scenes.” Elle's post gained more than 3,400 likes.


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Mon - Fri 18.00 - 24.00 Sat & Sun 13.00 - 16.00 & 20.00 - 24.00 July & August TORRE DEL MAR (opposite Yacht Club)

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A Virtual World - Even When Purchasing A House!

With the ongoing (we all hope, gradually easing) Covid crisis across the world, people are discovering they can work from home! It is now perfectly acceptable to work in a virtual office, just as efficiently as if one would in the physical office, communicating effectively, even having online meetings with colleagues – but at home with the cat on one’s lap!

Who would have thought, a decade or so ago, that such a phenomenon, just a murmur of a possibility at the time, would become so very much acceptable and normal! And now you can pay your bills, change accounts, and manage your banking, purchase and sell, from the comfort of your home pc or mobile. And this has now extended even to purchasing property!

Within the last year, we have carried out many virtual viewings for those not in the country, usually through mobile chat apps, of properties. And people love it! We can show them around a house, double back if they ask us to check out a detail in a room, or a hidden corner of the garden, chat to the owners, even meet the neighbours. This is

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complemented by making videos which are displayed along with the photos of the property, on the website, and on our YouTube channel (in fact, the YouTube channel attracts followers whether they are looking to buy or not – it seems to appeal, perhaps a little bit of escapism for those unable to buy somewhere under the sun!) Paperwork is easy to check out these days without touching a parchment! And obtaining a power of attorney for a lawyer to represent one is also easy, and not nearly as expensive as it used to be. Much to our surprise, it is now not unusual for our buyers to see their newly purchased houses for the very first time post-sale! We have three at this very moment in time who are looking forward to enjoying their virtual purchases. Of course, it’s not for everyone – smelling the air, feeling the breeze, is not possible virtually – yet! But thank goodness for new technology, it really has converted the virtual world into reality! By Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia Real Estate Vélez-Málaga (see advertisement below)


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Joke Book - Out Now!

Oh My Good Gawld 2 At last!!! Sorry for the wait! Yours truly has put together the 2nd joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter.

Priced at just a fiver!

Available at the Tuesday Trapiche Market or email: tonyknight13@yahoo.co.uk or call 664 689 138

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Coming events in July

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday – “Our Shop” is open with the New Spring and Summer collection. Time 11.00 to 13.00.

Every Monday - Craft Group. Join friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The craft group will be making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding and Decoupage and other projects. Time 10.00 – 13.00 in the Centre. 5€ or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€. Proceeds for fundraising.

Every Monday – Knitting & Crochet Group. Come along to learn how to knit or crochet or just join a group of like minded individuals to help make items for people in need and for different charities. New members are very welcome and donations of wool, especially dark colours. Time 10.30 to 13.00 in the Centre. Every Wednesday – Art Group. Join friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Art group meets and helps each other with various forms of art, water colours, pastels etc. Following health guidelines and you will be required to wear a face mask. Time 10.00 – 13.00 at the Centre. 5€ or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€. Proceeds for fundraising. Fridays – Coffee Morning. Come and enjoy homemade cakes and a beverage in our lovely shady garden. Inside seating is also available. Meet up and catch up with friends, pick up the free newspapers. Browse through our preloved ladies and mens clothing for those essential additions to your wardrobe. Kitchen & household items, bedding, curtains and much more available to purchase. For the bookworms amongst you, check out our Book shop, hundreds of second-hand books waiting to be read. CDs and DVDs too. We are accepting donations of household goods and items of clothing and would appreciate it if you could bring them to us in bags that you do not need, during the normal opening hours. Time 11.00 to 13.00.

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CAS News - Sponsorship Program

The Costa Animal Society (CAS) would like to make you aware of our new initiative of sponsoring a specific animal in our care. Given the restrictions regarding the Coronavirus, hopefully progressing to in the near future to near normality, fundraising has been extremely difficult. Now, however, you can sponsor one of our dogs or cats directly for €25 for six months or €45 for a year. You will receive Ecards on their birthdays and at Christmas, and there will be options via our website and Facebook page for sponsors to contact us to check in on their chosen animal.

If your sponsored dog or cat is adopted before the time limit, you can can choose another animal to be informed about. Sponsorships can also be purchased as gifts. For more information you can contact CAS on 653 557 237, visit the shop,or see us online at www.casnerja.webs.com or on our Facebook page \casnerja. We are also now on Instagram at: cats_dogs29780, and you can find us on Twitter by searching for Costa Animal Society Nerja.


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History is in abundance in Lincoln and Lincolnshire. Also, with this area being renowned as a prime agricultural region, numerous grains, plus vegetables, fruits and flowers, stem (excuse the pun) from here. Animals, including cattle and sheep, are another reason for Lincolnshire’s success, through to these modern times, plus events, sports, places and venues of much interest. Lincolnshire has its fair share of drinks’ producers and I searched for something that (I considered) was different and very worthwhile locating.

development period – a ‘journey of discovery’. The Bandmaster production finally evolved and was created by redistilling through a handmade copper pot still. This gin, too, gained much interest and praise, when launched, being crisp and with the initial bouquet enticing to the impressive mouthfeel. Herbaceous notes are most acceptably evident in this production, which has a hint of fruit, for an excellent ending on the palate.

friendly family-based company, located in the historic city of Lincoln. All the team at the Gentlemen Distillers Ltd are or have been musicians, that played in brass bands and concert bands. The production of gins has to be ‘balanced’, with each inclusion playing its part – rather like the members’ instruments of a band.

ginger ale, etc. Take time to find a favourite ‘tipple’.

The Gentlemen Distillers Ltd is a small and

BANDSMAN GIN (40% vol) is produced using the method of cold compounding. A mix of both fresh and dried botanicals are utilised, to great advantage, to flavour the spirit in its liquid form. Smooth and silk-like, is how I would describe this gin. High-quality botanicals/inclusions used are Juniper, Dandelion Root, Tomatoes, Basil, Raisins, Rosemary, Parsley and Elderflower. Pale lemon, in colour, I found this gin crisp and with a good, fresh, juniper-led taste. BANDMASTER LONDON DRY GIN (40% vol) came into being following a substantial

Ordering is easy (online, too). Orders are processed and dispatched quickly. These gins are perfect to enjoy on their own, over ice and with a good number of mixers, tonic,

For all products, merchandise, details, gift presentations and stockists, please contact The Gentlemen Distillers Ltd. Tel: 44 (0) 1522 695 893 Mob: 44 (0) 7857 629 101 E-mail: james@thegentlemendistillers.co.uk and visit: www.bandsmangin.co.uk

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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. If you are aware of an organisation that assists Spanish people, please send an email with contact information to nerjaclub@yahoo.com

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: nerjaclub@yahoo.com http://www.americaninternationalclub.com Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly at The Asador Restaurant Puente Don Manuel, on Mon 12.00 – 1400 hrs. And on a Wed at midday at the Bar La Vega, Torre Del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support TRBL in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. You do not have to have served in the Armed Forces to become a member. Interested? Then please Phone Branch Secretary Sue on 691 544 140 or just pop in for a chat.

Furniture shop, Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact 952564910/671048304 voluntariado@cudeca.org PIPPA’S PAWPRINTS CHARITY SHOP Calle Antonio Jimenez No. 4b, behind the Bus Station and the Notary. Cards, bric-a-brac, bags, shoes and quality clothing at knock-down prices. Now open from Tues to Sat 10.30am - 2pm. 622574174

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Every 2nd Wednesday in the month AAR monthly quiz at La Tasca. 3pm start. Opposite the police station, Torre del Mar. Call Shelia for details 640 328 051 Every Tuesday is Tony’s Bingo Quiz at The Belvedere at 3pm in Torre del Mar. Come along for a great fun afternoon! Call 610 100 908 to reserve a table. Every Thursday Quiz at Bar Samba 7pm.

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Wed 5pm 6pm Salón Pilates con Lorena Calle Deire, edificio fantasia, sótano 2 derecha, Torrox pueblo Mario Correa 649 59 55 94 mac1710@gmail.com

Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For further information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966

The Nerja Players meet on 1st and 3rd Tues of the month between Oct and Apr. Perfomances are rehearsed readings. Calle Castilla Perez 1, Nerja. Look for the very large BLUE entrance door. We are between Salon de Juegos and a Supermarket. Reservations on our website. Email: admin@thenerjaplayers.com

Move It To Music! dance fitness classes take place Saturdays at 11am annually from mid October to Easter, at Nerja’s Millenium Wellness Center in Pasaje Milenio 3 (just off the far entrance to Carabeo car park). Gentle exercise and simple dance moves set to catchy pop tunes. Ideal for beginners and very popular with the 50-plus age group. Enquiries: WhatsApp/tel 675 846 217 / moveittomusic@yahoo.co.uk

New Life Church Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service. During this time of uncertainty, God's word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way back to God. Sunday Service 11.00am Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja,29780 info@nlcnerja.com / www.nlcnerja.com Facebook:www.facebook.com/nlcne Please check to see if events are taking place


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The Top Ten Most Popular Holiday Destinations for Brits... 1. Majorca, Spain. 2. Tenerife, Spain. 3. Ibiza, Spain. 4. Crete, Greece. 5. Lanzarote, Spain. 6. New York City, USA. 7. Benidorm, Spain. 8. Albufeira, Portugal.

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6. Rome, Italy. 7. Montego Bay, Jamaica. 8. Barcelona, Spain. 9. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. 10. Nassau, Bahamas.

Quiz Answers 1. Ferdin and Magellan 2. George Robey 3. Robbie Williams 4.Radio 5 Live 5. Fountain pen 6. Heath Robinson 7. Bill Clinton 8. Tony Benn 9. Taylor Schilling 10. Harp

Riddle Answers: 1. Lunch and Dinner 2. The river was frozen 3. Five children because all of his daughters have the same brother Find the butterfly Answer 4. He kills his sister in hopes of seeing the woman at her funeral 5. There are no stairs, it’s a one-story house 6. An umberella

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Bus Stations Torre del Mar Call: 952 559 100 Malaga Call: 952 350 061 Tourist Information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000

Weekly Market days (mornings only) Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa Thursdays: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez, Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Nerja Car Boot ITV Call: 951 707 108 www.itvcita.com

Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally)

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 Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 958 245 200 Railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272

Water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Consulates UK 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland 952 475 108 Germany 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 Chemists www.bit.ly/dutychemists

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Moviestar Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004

Church services in English The Anglican Parish of Nerja Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), every Sunday at 12 noon. There is an on-line "zoom" service on Wednesdays 9.30am. Please contact Fr Nigel with an e-mail address if you would like to join us. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 951 815736, Mobile: 608 695 756, email: cofenerja@gmail.com, website: www:nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk. 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 Sun Tel: 952 110 416 website: stgeorgemalaga.org Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sun 10.30. Tel 608 063 873 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). Sunday Anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Presbyterian Church (Evangelical) meets for worship each Sunday at 11.00am in Legends Bar, C/ Don Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez, Torre del Mar. Email info@torredelmarchurch.es Torre del Mar: International Church Málaga/ Cornerstone International Church. Meets Sun @ 11:30am & Wed @ 6:30 pm for Bible Study. Calle Solera 2, Bajos,Torre del Mar Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship 11am - Bible Study Wed 2-4pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, Cruce de Periana Puente don Manuel. 952 117 145 or 952 518 185 Bank Hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 653 917 004, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 JEC.CostaDelSol@gmail.com

Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs based in Lake Vinuela area. We meet on the first Mon of each month (not Aug) at Punto de Encuentro Asador, Puente don Manuel) At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. www.el-valleasociacion.com

Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar. Open mornings only, Monday and Wednesday 10.00 till 13.00 and Fridays as usual 11.00 - 13.00. We would like to assure you that we are complying with all the Covid regulations. For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org www.lux-mundi.org We would also like to invite you to become a Friend of Lux Mundi, please call in the Centre for more information, If you are already a Friend please call in to renew your card. The Nerja Philosophical Group For info please call Tom Bryson on 699 170 931

Trumps Bridge We are a very friendly international Bridge Club playing Duplicate twice weekly on Monday and Thursday afternoons at 2.45pm. We now play in our new premises at El Zoco, Calle Neptuno, Nerja. We will be starting a beginners' course in the near future and run a Mentor scheme for those wishing to improve their game. Should you require a partner, or wish further information on our Club, visit www.bridgewebs.com/trumpsnerja The Nerja History Group for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have Lectures and trips each month. Meetings are held at the Nerja Museum, above the underground car park, starting at 11.00am and finish approx. 12.30pm. Please email: nerjahistorygroup@yahoo.com

Phoenix Club We now meet every Tues between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and

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Short Mat Bowls is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Mon and Thurs afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) If you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Anoreta, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: torroxgolfsociety@gmail.com or call Captain: Bob Bennett on 691 571 570

International Choir recruiting singers. Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. Rehearsals Thurs 17.30–8pm in the room under Inmobiliaria Maroma Estate Agents (on the left at the crossroads in Puente Don Manuel A402) For more info call 689 111 352 email eucorax@hotmail.es

RBL Benajarafe Branch meet every Fri from 12.00 at the Restaurante Mediterraneo situated on the coast road in Benajarafe. We enjoy bingo, quizzes, various entertainment & monthly outings. We have an excellent weekly lunch & welcome new/existing RBL members. Tel: 653108415 benajaraferblspainsouth@gmail.com

Colmenar Social Club is a group whose aim is to promote friendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wed from 12.00pm at Arco Del Sol Hotel, Colmenar on A356 KM9. A great venue to enjoy a variety of activities such as wine tasting, talks, cooking demonstrations, monthly lunches, car sharing days out, theatre visits and a monthly bowling group. Tel: Carol on 623 125 656

RBL - Nerja meets twice a month for lunch - on the 3rd Thur at the Al Andalus Hotel, Maro. Everyone is welcome to join us. Booking is essential. Please contact Kim on tel: +44 7988029001 or email: kim_bowe1@hotmail.com.


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A man is driving down a deserted country road when he notices a sign out of the corner of his eye......It reads: Sisters of St. Francis house of prostitution 10kms. He thinks this is a figment of his imagination and drives on without second thought. Soon he sees another sign which reads: Sisters of St. Francis house of prostitution 5kms. Suddenly he begins to realise that these signs are for real when driving past a third sign saying: Sisters of St. Francis house of prostitution next right. His curiosity gets the best of him and he pulls into the drive. On the far side of the parking lot is a stone building with a small sign next to the door reading: Sisters of St. Francis. He climbs the steps and rings the bell. The door is answered by a nun in a long black habit who asks, 'What may we do for you my son?' He answers, 'I saw your signs along the road and was interested in possibly doing business....' 'Very well my son. Please follow me.' He is led through many winding passages and is soon quite disoriented. The nun stops, 'Please knock on this door.' He does so and another nun in a long habit, holding a tin cup answers the door... This nun instructs, 'Please place 100€ in the cup then go through the large wooden door at the end of the hallway...' He puts 100€ in the cup, eagerly trots down the hall and slips through the door which closes behind him. The door locks and he finds himself in the parking lot facing another sign... Go in peace you have just been screwed by the sisters of St. Francis. Serves you right you sinner! ------------------------------------------------------------A waiter asks a man, ‘May I take your order, sir?’ ‘Yes’ the man replies. ‘I’m just wondering, exactly how do you prepare your chickens?’ ‘Nothing special, sir. We just tell them straight out that they’re going to die.’

Every blonde in the world gathered in Wales for a 'Blonde fair' to show the world that all blondes aren't dumb. To prove they are clever. One blonde lady went on stage and had to answer a maths question live on television. "Okay," said the manager, "You have to answer this correctly to prove you are clever. What is 5 times 5?" The blonde was worried. "Uh...58? "No, the answer is 25." But the blonde crowd was angry and they shouted, "Give her another chance, GIVE HER ANOTHER CHANCE!" The manager agreed. "Okay then, what is 10 minus 3?" The blonde smiled. "4 of course!" "No, the answer is 7" The crowd again wanted her to try again. "Give her another chance, GIVE HER ANOTHER CHANCE!" "Alright," said the manager, "but this is the last chance. What is 2 plus 2?" The blonde thought for a while then said, "uh...4?" The manager started to congratulate her, "Well..." but he was interrupted by the crowd that were shouting. "Give her another chance, GIVE HER ANOTHER CHANCE!" ------------------------------------------------------------I told my mum that I’d opened a theatre. She said, ‘Are you having me on?’ I said, ‘Well I’ll give you an audition but I’m not promising you anything.’ ------------------------------------------------------------I bought a train ticket to France and the ticket seller said ‘Eurostar’ I said ‘Well I’ve been on telly but I’m no Dean Martin. ------------------------------------------------------------I went to the local video shop and I said, ‘Can I have Batman Forever?’ He said ‘No you’ll have to bring it back tomorrow.’ ------------------------------------------------------------I told my girlfriend I had a job in a bowling alley. She said ‘Tenpin?’ I said ‘No permanent.’

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Su Wong marries Lee Wong. The next year, the Wongs have a new baby. The nurse brings over a lovely, healthy, bouncy, but definitely a Caucasian, WHITE baby boy. 'Congratulations,' says the nurse to the new parents. 'Well Mr. Wong, what will you and Mrs. Wong name the baby?' The puzzled father looks at his new baby boy and says, 'Well, two Wong's don't make a white, so I think we will name him... Sum Ting Wong ------------------------------------------------------------An elderly couple was watching a Discovery Channel special about a West African bush tribe whose men all had penises 24 inches long. When the black male reaches a certain age, a string is tied around his penis and on the other end is a weight. After a while, the weight stretches the penis to 24 inches. Later that evening as the husband was getting out of the shower, his wife looked at him and said, "How about we try the African string-and-weight procedure?" The husband agreed and they tied a string and a weight to his penis. A few days later, the wife asked the husband, "How is our little tribal experiment coming along?" "Well, it looks like we're about half way there," he replied. "Wow, you mean it's grown to 12 inches?" "No, it's turned black." ------------------------------------------------------------A lonely frog, desperate for any form of company telephoned the Psychic Hotline to find out what his future has in store. His Personal Psychic Advisor advises him, "You are going to meet a beautiful young girl who will want to know everything about you." The frog is thrilled and says, "This is great! Where will I meet her, at work, at a party?" "No" says the psychic, "In a Biology class." ------------------------------------------------------------One afternoon a lawyer was riding in his limousine when he saw two men along the road-side eating grass. Disturbed, he ordered

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his driver to stop and he got out to investigate. He asked one man, "Why are you eating grass?" "We don't have any money for food," the poor man replied. "We have to eat grass.." "Well, then, you can come with me to my house and I'll feed you," the lawyer said. "But sir, I have a wife and two children with me. They are over there, under that tree.." "Bring them along," the lawyer replied. Turning to the other poor man he stated, "You come with us, also." The second man, in a pitiful voice, then said, "But sir, I also have a wife and SIX children with me!" "Bring them all, as well," the lawyer answered. They all entered the car, which was no easy task, even for a car as large as the limousine was. Once underway, one of the poor fellows turned to the lawyer and said, "Sir, you are too kind, thank you for taking all of us with you." The lawyer replied, "Glad to do it. You'll really love my place. The grass is almost a foot high"! ------------------------------------------------------------I met this bloke with a didgeridoo and he was playing Dancing Queen on it. I thought ‘that’s Aboriginal’. ------------------------------------------------------------This lorry full of tortoises collided with a van full of terrapins. It was a turtle disaster. ------------------------------------------------------------I went to a pet shop. I said, ‘Can I buy a goldfish?’ The guy said ‘Do you want an aquarium?’ I said ‘I don’t care what star sign it is.’ ------------------------------------------------------------I went into a shop and I said, ‘Can someone sell me a kettle?’ The bloke said ‘Kenwood’ I said ‘Where is he then?’ ------------------------------------------------------------I phoned the local ramblers club today but the bloke just went on and on.

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1. Whose ship was the first to sail around the world? 2. In music hall, who was the “Prime Minister of Mirth?” 3. “Freedom” was the first UK top ten hit for which Robbie? 4. What is the full name of BBC Radio 5?

5. What was invented by Lewis Waterman in the 1880’s? 6. Which illustrator was famous for detailed drawings of weird mechanical inventions?

7. Which US President was nicknamed “The Comeback Kid?”

8. Following the 1963 Peerage Act, who was the first peer to disclaim his title?

9. Who is the lead female actress in “Orange is the New Black?”

10. Which instrument usually has 47 strings?

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1. What two things can you never have for breakfast?

2. A man calls his dog from the opposite side of the river. The dog crosses the river without getting wet, and without using a bridge or boat. How?

3. Mr. Taylor has four daughters and each has a brother. In total, how many children does Mr. Taylor have? 4. A man attending his mother’s funeral, sees a woman in another pew, and experiences love at first sight. He tries to find her but has no luck. A few weeks later, he kills his sister. Why does he kill his sister?

5. There is a single-story blue house where everything is blue; the doors, windows, couch, television, kitchen, etc. are blue. What colour is the carpet on the stairs in this house? 6. What is able to go up a chimney when down but unable to go down a chimney when up?

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8 Vernal geophysical phenomenon (6,7)

9 French Pyrenean resort, capital of old Bearn (3) 10 Polygons with nine angles (9) 12 Set off; take the plunge (3,8)

14 Large loose top (sweater, T-shirt): US

ground beef and sauce open sandwich (6,3) 15 Peculiar; irregular (3)

17 Equestrian competition of show jumping, dressage and cross country (5-3,5) 19 Uncredited actor (5)

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1 Legendary fabler (5) 2 Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective (7,6) 3 Conical headgear of the not too intelligent (6,3) 4 French vineyard’s level of wine quality (3) 5 Seasonal tropical woodland (7,6) 6 Exalts (anag) (6) 7 Victor Hugo’s protagonist in Les Miserables (4,7) 11 Of mud, for example, too deep for ordinary shoes (5-4) 13 African fly associated with sleeping sickness (6) 16 Jaunty tune (5) 18 Geological subdivision of time (3)


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ARIES: March 21-April 20 Avoid harsh words and misunderstandings with your partner or spouse and life will be good during July. Old and new friendships blossom as new social spheres open up

TAURUS: April 21-May 21 Work is well aspected this month, with appreciation from bosses and colleagues. The self-employed will also shine. Solutions to money and debt-related problems can be achieved as you find ways to manage expenses GEMINI: May 22-June 21 If in business, some extra work, determination and patience will attract new clients, whilst taking care to avoid minor family issues. Your health will stay good if you remember to exercise and meditate CANCER: June 22-July 22 Listen to advice, especially from family members is beneficial this month and will help relieve any worries. Expect some favourable developments at work by the middle of the month LEO: July 23-August 23 A promising month for love and for career prospects. Don’t be afraid to open your heart and share your innermost thoughts and feelings to be rewarded with happy times now and in the future VIRGO: August 24-September 22 A mixed bag in July in respect of profession and karma. Your focus should be in gaining new knowledge, in which you’ll be supported by friends and family. In your spiritual quest, find a sacred

mantra that works for you LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 An excellent month for Librans, favouring good fortune and happiness, in which you make intuitive and intelligent decisions, and excel in creativity. Only avoid taking on too many responsibilities SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 A peaceful atmosphere with some happy home gatherings. Expect good news and flourishing partnerships, both in your private life and at work. Brush off unnecessary self-doubt SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21 A positive turn for Sagittarians compared to previous months. Travel, perhaps for work, is indicated and there may be an unexpected accumulation of wealth CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 Perhaps some minor setbacks but they can be easily overcome with work, intellect, creativity, faith and especially passion, bringing success to all you take on and tackle. Pay attention to allaying any stress AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 You enjoy a sound and stable financial position and may consider a change of job or promotion. A good time to form new and lasting relationships PISCES: February 20 - March 20 An harmonious month for Pisceans enjoying intimacy and friendship. Your activities and endeavours will inspire and encourage others. Attend to any health issues

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AIR CONDITIONING

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

AWNINGS

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

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BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE

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

BLINDS

lBespoke Blind Services. Blinds made to measure for any window size or shape, Vertical, Panel, Roman, Venetian and Roller blinds. Large selection of colours and designs to suit any existing decor or new projects. Call: Ian 644 546 176 solarblinds.es@gmail.com

BUILDERS

lLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application & 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 info@ltconstruction.es www.ltconstruction.es

lJohn Housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: housbyjohn@gmail.com


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BUILDERS (Continued)

lGeneral building maintenance, for all those little jobs you need to do! Replacing broken tiles, grouting, rendering repairs, silicone around baths, sinks, windows, painting, persiana repairs, roof leaks, awning re-covers, pool maintenance etc.. Phone/Whatsapp Ian on 644 546 176

CARPENTERS

lQuality Bespoke Wooden Furniture. Your design brought to life. Any size, colour or design for homes, gardens and businesses. www.weswoodwork.com Telephone: 679 171 008

CAR ACCESSORIES

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

CAR RENTAL

lNo hidden cost, delivery along the coast, personal meet & greet service at the airport with no queues or bus journeys. www.quickcarhiremalaga.com quickcarhiremalaga@gmail.com 669 899 065 / Whatsapp available

CARERS

Professional live in and day time carers for long and short term. Specialising in mobility and dementia care. For more details call or WhatsApp Sheila Taylor on 0034 610 613 149 sheilat5@hotmail.co.uk

Professional carer live-in and day/night care specialising in dementia, alzheimers, anxiety, cancer, palliative care, parkinsons, stroke, mobility etc... Great flexibility. For more info call: Carmen on 644 441 783 or email:carmenlopez36@hotmail.com

CARE HOMES

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

CHIROPODISTS

lRegisitered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. Over 25yrs exp NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715 Foot care in the comfort of your home. Services including nail cutting, corn, callus and ingrowing toe nail removal. Specialising in diabetic foot care. Full PPE worn. Clare Sasada 659825512.

CLEANING

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

COMPUTER SERVICES

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

COMPUTERS

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

COUNSELLING

lKestrel Counselling. Professional, confidential, qualified counselling service. Skype or online. Experienced with all age groups including children. Tel: 636 588 697 www.kestrelcounselling.com Email: kestrelcounselling@gmail.com

CURRENCY TRANSFERS

lTransferwise (now called Wise) - Really easy and a cheaper way to send money abroad. Every friend that you invite to Wise will get a first ‘fee-free transfer’ of up to 500pounds. Plus you get rewarded too. You receive 50 euros once invited 3 friends who make a qualifying payment of at least 200 euros each. Go to this link below to receive your free transfer. https://transferwise.com/invite/asd/kamik9

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DAMP PROOFING

lElectro-OS S.L. Immediately effective. 20 Year guarantee. Tel: 958 656 560 / 619 666 363 www.electro-os.com info@Electro-os.com

DENTISTRY

lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: info@clinicaeuropa.eu

lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at competitive prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German and Spanish Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm www.dentadanes.com

DRAIN CLEARANCE

lDrains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers! High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installations, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain&leak.com

ELECTRICIANS

lSparkinspain - Electrical installations & maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga & inland to Competa and Frigiliana.Tel Colin 951 242 449/Mob 666707297 sparkinspain@rocketmail.com Web: www.english-electrician-nerja.com

ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS

lDo you pay too much for your electric? Contact Daniel from AxarEnergy today on: 662 114 241. More than 1000 clients have already changed over and there is no cost to you for switching! Email: dlopez@axarenergy.com www.axarenergy.com

ESTATE AGENTS

lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com lAndalucia Real Estate (Belgian management)- sales and renovations since 2005 – Axarquia area – Dutch/Belgian/English market. Av. De Los Cipreses 16, Frigiliana. 0034-952 53 44 81 or 0034-666 82 17 96 info@andaluciarealestate.eu www.andaluciarealestate.eu

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lAxarquia Properties S.L Est. 2001. Office: 952 436 781 Cta. Almeria 194, Benajarafe Email: info@axarquiaproperties.com www.axarquiaproperties.com lFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, www.fleming-properties.com lAndalucia4you.net Advice on the entire buying-selling process including property management and reforms. Avda. Andalucia 125, Caleta de Velez. Call: 952 72 08 32 or whatsapp 634 35 70 26 Email: contact@andalucia4you.net www.andalucia4you.net

lImmotions Real Estate, selling to Belgian, Dutch, English & Scandinavian clients. We offer; one go-to person, renovation guidance, after-sales service and much more! Call +34/654 899 531 or +34/656 823 048 Website: immotionsrealestate.com E-mail: info@immotionsrealestate.com

lAxarquia Real Estate.com A better place to live. Professional services for buying and selling property. Cruce Puente Don Manuel 4, next to the pool shop. Tel: 663 093 782 Email: info@axarquiarealestate.com

lExpat Real Estate - More Than A Real Estate Agency, we offer numerous tailor-made services, especially if you need advice in your own language. Call 0034 671 410 153 or 0034 952 117 406 Email: info@expatrealestatemalaga.com Web: www.expatrealestatemalaga.com

lBluCee Inmobiliaria / Real Estate Bespoke service by dedicated team covering Málaga, Axarquia and Costa Tropical. Sales, property management, holiday rentals. www.blucee.com info@blucee.com Tel: 0034 711 042 727

lZalia properties, long established rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. El Cruce de Periana 4, Edf. Alzabel, Semisotano 2, Alcaucin www.zaliaproperties.net 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS

lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) Sales, Rentals, Management, Holidays. Professional advice with 16 years experience in Spain. Tel 666 135 516 / 618 940 829 Email: spanishmanagement1@gmail.com Web: www.spanishmanagement.com


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lThe Town Frier All Your Chippy Favourites. Fish & Chips, Kebabs, Pies... All freshly cooked. We now serve rotisserie chickens every Saturday & Sunday,eat-in or takeaway. Calle Venta Baja 10, Puente don Manuel. Call: 608 531 601

FINANCIAL SERVICES

lSpectrum IFA Group, Specialist Financial Advice to Expatriates across Europe. Our expertise covers Retirement & Pension Planning including QROPS, Life Assurance, Efficient Investing (using Insurance wrappers), Succession & Inheritance Tax Planning, Currency Exchange & much more. Contact Antony on 0034 639 418 017

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

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

FURNITURE

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

GARDENING

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

GARDEN FURNITURE

lDe Tropen - Specialist in garden furniture, 13.000m2, all models in stock. www.detropen.es Location: Autovía del Mediterraneo A-7 (Exit 272), 29700 Velez Malaga, Entrance behind Repsol gasoline station. Tel. 642 651 074

HANDYMAN SERVICES

lAxarquia Handyman Services, Flat-pack assembly & installation specialist, shelving, blinds, painting and decorating, general DIY. Or just an extra pair of hands. Phone or Whatsapp Bill: 617 61 29 16 or Email: bsacbill@gmail.com (Based near Lake Vinuela)

HEALTH & WELLBEING

lKate Blatherwick Therapy, Professional Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Counselling and Life Coach. Call Kate for a free, no obligation, confidential consultation 711 00 31 71 www.kateblatherwick.com email: katejblatherwick@gmail.com

HEATING

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

INSURANCE

lGPS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes www.gpsinsuranceservices.com email: admin@gpsinsuranceservices.com Tel/Whatsapp: 711 021 479

lLinea Directa, Car insurance starts from 194€. Best prices and best cover. Car, motorcycle, home and vehicle fleet insurance. Call: 952 147 834 www.lineadirecta.com

lLiberty Seguros The Expats No. 1 choice for insurances. Avda. Andalucia, 61 Blq 1, Local E, Torre del Mar. Call: 913 017 883 / 617 967 668 Email: patricia.camps@exclusivos.libertyseguros.es FB: liberty.seguros.expats

KENNELS AND CATTERIES

lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels, just lots of exercise, fun & cuddles. Also pet paw casting & bespoke animal sculptures in cement & needle felting. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com

LANGUAGES

lTrilingo Idiomas is a British run language academy based in Velez-Malaga offering English and Spanish to Expats, from beginners to advanced – call Mark or Donna on: 951 768 175 / 679 792 329

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lLanguage Classes Online, Language assistance services / translations / private tuition / exam preparation. www.languagesclassonline FB: @languageclassesonline Tel: 648 69 77 96 Email: team@languagesclassonline

LAWYERS

lCS Abogados, Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, 952 697 004 Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, 951 832 130 Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, Email: info@cslawyers.es / www.cslawyers.es lAxarquia Solicitors 15 years helping expats and non-residents –Offices in Nerja & Velez-Málaga. Call: 952 901 225 for a free no obligation appointment. mail@axarquiasolicitors.com

l De Cotta Law Spanish Abogados & English Lawyers. Consultations and advice on all legal matters. Conveyancing specialists. www.decottalaw.com. Call us on 952 527 014 or email info@decottalaw.net

MAN & VAN

lMan & Van Transport, Clearances, 15€ p/hourand 0.20c per KM. Extra man 10€ p/hour. Call Jan 643 623 681

METALWORK

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

MOBILITY PRODUCTS

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

MOSQUITO/FLY SCREENS

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

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MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS

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

OPTICIANS

lHeiko by Heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923

CHEAP BUT EFFECTIVE ALL YEAR ROUND ADVERTISING ONLY 60€ per year!!! *exc. iva

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PARAGLIDING

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

PLUMBERS

lAndy Mann UK Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: andymann_genesis@yahoo.co.uk

PLUMBERS

lPlumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES

lInk Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email: sales@printerink.es


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PROPERTY RENTALS

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

REMOVALS

lTony Roam Transport & Removals. 16 Years To & Fro Spain / UK / Spain. Up to 4 weeks free storage UK and Spain. Es 636 393 542 / UK 09793 362 003 WhatsApp either number. Email tonyroam@btconnect.com Website for further information and prices. www.euroam.co.uk

lAlcala Transport, Fully Legal, Spanish registered Transport/Removals Company. Operating locally for over 10 years. We run two vans twice per month to and from the UK/Europe. Call Colin for a no obligation quote on 0034 608 085 700 or 0044 7936886822

RESTAURANTS

lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian Palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: indianpalacealcaucin@gmail.com www.indianpalacealcaucin.blogspot.com lBuon Gusto Ristorante - Pizzeria, Paseo Maritimo, Torre del Mar Tel: 951 70 28 33 Comercial Centro Rincon De La Victoria Tel: 952 97 86 04

SATELLITE T.V.

lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com

SOLICITORS

lDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47 www.delpradoandpartners-es.com

lBest Law Office in Law Axarquia Area. Professional legal and tax services at affordable rates. Free quotations and consultations. Offices in Nerja and Velez-Malaga. Tel: 952 901 225 Email:mail@axarquiasolicitors.com

STORAGE/PARKING

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

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

SWIMMING POOLS

lCosta Swimming Pools, Specialists in steps and ledge construction, acid cleaning and re-grouting. Compete pool reforms. All areas covered. Call: 711 022 774 for a free quote

TAXIS

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

VETS

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

WANTED ITEMS

lBest prices paid for jewellery, watches and artwork. 30 years in the business. Call or whatsapp Martin: 603 355 959 Email: tintoamour@gmail.com

WEBSITE DESIGN

lWebsite design for your business on the Costa del Sol. Facebook marketing and hosting. Web: www.tomlumsden.es Whatsapp: 625 842 780 Email: tom@tomlumsden.es

WILL WRITING

lwww.britishwills.com / 951 247 255 admin@britishwills.com British Wills & UK. Lasting Powers of attorney for all UK Nationals who live abroad or who own property in Spain affiliated with: ‘The Society of Will Writers’ UK.

WINDOW TINTING

l Heat reflective tint for; windows, doors, glass curtains, glass roofs, reduce cooling costs and insulate the glass to retain winter heat. Be comfortable indoors! Call: 644 546 176 ian@solarshadetinting.com


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