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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 70

All you need for ‘info on the go’

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Have you ever had one of those months where everything happens at once and you suddenly realise huge truths about yourself and your purpose here on Earth? Well that’s exactly the kind of month I’ve had! Along with learning a very powerful form of meditation called the MerKaBa, which is based around the Flower of Life and stems from the Melchizedec consciousness, I’ve also experienced lucid dreaming, carrying some very powerful personal messages. In addition to all this I’m about to embark on an exciting journey and receive the nine shamanic energy rites of the Munay Ki to become ‘homo luminoso’ in preparation for 2012. The year 2012 is a huge milestone for the Earth and humanity. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably already know that the Mayan’s, along with many other religions, predicted a ‘rebirth’ in 2012. Already we are experiencing more natural disasters than ever before and even in our individual lives huge changes are occurring. The amount of ‘theories’ about what will happen in 2012 and in particular on December 21st, 2012 (the date that the Mayan calendar ends) is unbelievable. I recently did an internet search and discovered theories ranging from ‘the bee deaths theory’ right the way through to ‘the Egyptian theory’. One website I found particularly useful (from an informative rather than a trusted point of view) is www.the2012theories.com – log on and take a good look around. If you’re interested in learning more about 2012 and what it means to us, planet Earth

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

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From The Ed (cont) and the universe in general, then I’d encourage you to attend Richard Waterborn’s upcoming workshop, which explores the subject in greater depth. Richard has been studying 2012 for more than 20 years, looking at the scientific, metaphysical and spiritual aspects of this historic year. For more details of his workshop email rwaterborn@eircom.net or call him via the contact details on page 98 On a lighter note, the World Cup kicks off this month and football fans across the globe are getting set to see goals galore. Check out the bars and restaurants advertised in this edition, all of which are offering great deals on food and drinks throughout the games. Sun worshipers also look set to have a good month – the weather always warms up in June and sunny weather is guaranteed. In fact if we don’t have hot and sunny weather every day throughout June then I’ll eat my hat!

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A Taste Of What´s On This Month Useless Facts.............Page 16 summer tips..............Page 43 amazing animals.......Page 54 Film review................Page 68 shareoscope..............Page 89 star signs.................Page 105 information...............Page 108 Puzzle Page..............Page 110 Jokes.........................Page 112 top tens...................Page 116

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Strange News New Hummus Record! Lebanon has claimed the latest victory in a continuing battle with Israel over which country can make the largest serving of hummus. More than 300 chefs set the new record, creating a huge 10-tonne vat of the chickpea-based dip in Fanar, near Beirut. Hummus is a dip made of chickpeas, olive oil, sesame paste, lemon juice and garlic. Coke Boat to China A Chinese man has embarked on a planned 1,000 mile voyage in a boat made out of plastic soft drink bottles. Xia Yu, 37, set off in his boat – named the Noah's Ark - from the port of Xiangtan in Hunan and hopes to complete his journey to Shanghai in 45 days. Xia runs a tea house in Xiangtan and came up with the idea as a way of making use of all of the empty drinks bottles left by customers. The seven metre long Noah's Ark is made out of 2,010 bottles and 50kg of steel wire. It uses seven sails, the largest of which is five metres high. The boat will be powered by only wind power and oars during its voyage as Xia wants to promote recycling. Getting to the ‘Fart’ of the issue… An ad for a blanket made with activated carbon fabric to absorb the odour of flatulence has become an online hit. The campaign for the so-called ‘Better Marriage Blanket’ has been viewed more than a million times on YouTube. The ad claims that the blanket, designed by Denver science teacher Francis Bibbois, is a "real solution to a very real problem". Mr Bibbo got the idea for the blanket when he was hunting in a suit made of similar materials and realised he could break wind undetected. The machine washable blanket is said to completely absorb the smell of flatulence and only needs washing every four years. The product's website claims the blanket contains the same type of fabric used by the military to protect against chemical weapons.

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The Wedding Test He was a lucky boy!! I was a very happy man. My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year, and so we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me... It was her beautiful younger sister. My prospective sister-in-law was twentytwo, wore very tight miniskirts, and generally was bra-less. She would regularly bend down when she was near me, and I always got more than a nice view. It had to be deliberate. Because she never did it when she was near anyone else. One day her 'little' sister called and asked me to come over to check the wedding invitations. She was alone when I arrived, and she whispered to me that she had feelings and desires for me that she couldn't overcome. She told me that she wanted me just once before I got married and committed my life to her sister.

Well, I was in total shock, and couldn't say a word. She said, 'I'm going upstairs to my bedroom, and if you want one last wild fling, just come up and get me.' I was stunned and frozen in shock as I watched her go up the stairs. I stood there for a moment, then turned and made a beeline straight to the front door. I opened the door, and headed straight towards my car. Lord... and behold, my entire future family was standing outside, all clapping! With tears in his eyes, my father-in-law hugged me and said, 'We are very happy that you have passed our little test. We couldn't ask for a better man for our daughter. Welcome to the family.' And the moral of this story is: Always keep your condoms in your car.

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Blonde Murder Victim Wanted for attempted murder. (The actual AP headline) Linda Burnett, 23, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her inlaws, and while there went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Several people noticed her sitting in her car with the windows wound up and with her eyes closed, with both hands behind the back of her head. One customer who had been at the store for a while became concerned and walked over to the car. He noticed that Linda's eyes were now open, and she looked very strange. He asked her if she was okay, and Linda replied that she'd been shot in the back of the head, and had been holding her brains in for over an hour. The man

called the paramedics, who broke into the car because the doors were locked and Linda refused to remove her hands from her head. When they finally got in, they found that Linda had a wad of bread dough on the back of her head. A Pillsbury biscuit canister had exploded from the heat, making a loud noise that sounded like a gunshot, and the wad of dough hit her in the back of her head. When she reached back to find out what it was, she felt the dough and thought it was her brains. She initially passed out, but quickly recovered and tried to hold her brains in for over an hour until someone noticed and came to her aid. And, yes, Linda is a blonde.


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De Cotta Family Law: Marriage crisis / economic crisis by Reyes Gomez Llorente Lawyer with De Cotta McKenna y SantafĂŠ When a marriage ends it has a number of effects on the lives of the entire family. Firstly, there is the effect on relationships; the physical separation of a couple, and if they are parents with children this will mean that the children will be deprived of living with one of the parents, who will only be granted visitation rights. Secondly, all marital breakdowns affect the household economy negatively. From the moment the parents live apart, there is a need for new housing for one of the parents that no longer has access to the family home. In addition, in most cases, maintenance must be paid to the parent caring for the child.This means that in most cases (excluding the minority of families that have more than one dwelling, and a high income) the separated couple can face serious financial hardship, especially the parent paying maintenance for the child or children. It is normal that the family home, which usually belongs to both spouses, has a mortgage. Following separation or divorce, the use of this family residence is normally awarded to one parent, whilst common ownership is maintained, pending a settlement of the entire estate of the couple. Until there is such a settlement, both parents are obliged to share the joint expenses. So in short, unless a judge orders otherwise, both spouses would be required to pay the mortgage. It is a very common situation as a result of marital breakdown, one parent (mostly the husband), is in the position of having to procure a home and pay for it, pay maintenance to the children and also help pay the mortgage on the family home. Without wanting to discuss at this time the justice or injustice of these types of situations, the truth is that it is a widespread reality and a consequence of the legal system that means that marital breakdowns can lead to economic problems for the separated couple. The judge is attempting to protect the best interests of children whilst dealing with the complexities of a shared estate.

It is advisable that joint assets such as the family home should be sold and liquidated as soon as the couple divorce, as then the situation can be dealt with more equally with the couple and also this can minimise the economic impact of only one parent having access to the family home, (normally the mother) and the other parent having greater disposable income (usually the father). The courts will try and balance these issues when considering the maintenance payable for the children. Although traditionally the family home would not be sold if the children were under age, nowadays it is more common for the courts to encourage the parents to liquidate assets as soon as possible, unless otherwise agreed between the parties. This is a more practical and fair solution and can reduce the economic impact of divorce. Yet the reality is, it is very difficult to sell a home at the moment and many couples are being forced to carry the additional burden of a family home and a secondary home. See main advert below


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A man's beard contains between 7000 and 15,000 hairs. A beard grows an average of 140mm a year.

George Washington grew marijuana in his garden. Glass flutes do not expand with humidity so their owners are spared the nuisance of tuning them. Half of all people who have ever smoked have now quit.

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Random Joke A lesson on how consultants can make a difference in an organisation. Last week, we took some friends to a new restaurant, 'Steve's Place,' and noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. It seemed a little strange. When the busboy brought our water and utensils, observed that he also had a spoon in his shirt pocket. Then I looked around and saw that all the staff had spoons in their pockets. When the waiter came back to serve our soup I inquired, 'Why the spoon?' ’Well,' he explained, 'The restaurant's owner hired Andersen Consulting to revamp all of our processes. After several months of analysis, they concluded that the spoon was the most frequently dropped utensil. It represents a drop frequency of approximately 3 spoons per table per hour. If our personnel are better prepared, we can reduce the number of trips back to the

kitchen and save 15 man-hours per shift.' As luck would have it, I dropped my spoon and he replaced it with his spare.. 'I'll get another spoon next time I go to the kitchen instead of making an extra trip to get it right now.' I was impressed. I also noticed that there was a string hanging out of the waiter's fly. Looking around, I saw that all of the waiters had the same string hanging from their flies. So, before he walked off, I asked the waiter, 'Excuse me, but can you tell me why you have that string right there?' 'Oh, certainly!' Then he lowered his voice. 'Not everyone is so observant. That consulting firm I mentioned also learned that we can save time in the restroom. By tying this string to the tip of our you-know-what, we can pull it out without touching it and eliminate the need to wash our hands, shortening the time spent in the restroom by 76.39%. I asked quietly, 'After you get it out, how do you put it back?' ‘Well,' he whispered, 'I don't know about the others, but I use the spoon.'

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Van & trailers. Light haulage, removals up to 25m3, car & boat transport. Vinuela based, 25 years experience. Local or anywhere in Europe. Regular Spain-UK-Spain trips. Phone 636 844 209 E-mail: hazeltony@live.co.uk

English Dental Technician Over 20 years experience Fully Qualified Denture Repairs Adjustments / Duplications Based in Torrox Pueblo We can visit if needed Call Graham for confidential advice on any denture problem on: 952 539 219 / 622 719 640

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Discover the beautiful coastline of La Herradura which boasts to be one of the prettiest bays in Europe. Enjoy a luxurious day out on our motor cruiser. Swim, snorkel, watch the dolphins or just relax and sunbathe in one of the sheltered coves along this beautiful unspoilt stretch of coastline. Bookings are available for a maximum of 10 people and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Parties of up to 16 people can be catered for by chartering our sports boat in conjunction with this motor cruiser. The more adventurous amongst you can enjoy hours of fun on our water sports boat where we can offer skiing, wakeboarding and inflatable fun rides along with the exhilaration that this speedboat has to offer. If you wish to book this boat only it will carry a maximum of 6 people.

Charter both boats together for the ultimate day of relaxation and fun (special deals available for this package).

We have boats based at Torrox Costa & La Herradura Package costs start from as little as 50â‚Ź per person This includes watersports 1/2 day charter and refreshments. Lunches can be arranged by request. Call for more details.

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Camino Venta Baja Why not pay a visit to Venta Baja, Puente don Manuel, there´s more to it than you think!! There´s superb ice cream, a fantastic Indian restaurant and a modern video shop. Taj Mahal (1) The Taj Mahal in Venta Baja is probably one of the best Indian Restaurants on the Costas. Ali and his team cook to order and only use fresh ingredients. A sure sign of successful restaurants is their longevity and Ali has been at the Taj for 5 years now and is still going strong. He serves a cracking midweek special menu including pappadams, choice of starter, main, rice and bread, all for only 9.50€. There is a menu del dia from 5.95€ served between 12pm – 4pm, but above all is the great, friendly service that´s guaranteed and the excellent cuisine that´s guaranteed. El Rincon (2) Raymondo and Valentina had a very busy life in Holland owning a taxi company for 15 years. They made the decision to move to Spain for a bit more of a relaxed life and in April 2009 made the move to Puente don Manuel. With always an eye for business they soon realised that there was no ice cream shop there or the surrounding areas. But they didn´t want to open just

any old ice cream shop, but one that brings the finest ice cream cuisine made from a 65 year old Italian recipe, made and imported from Holland. Along with superb ice cream, they serve inter-continental breakfasts and the finest “old style hamburgers and shakes” all made from fresh ingredients. Raymondo and Valentina would like to welcome you to the New Ice Cream experience. Rebobine (3) Movies have always been a very big part of Blas´s life and he jumped at the chance to turn a hobby into a business. Every week he tries to get the latest titles so you can see what´s new as soon as they are released. He stocks over 600 titles in the 24 hour dispensing machine outside so you can collect and return your films anytime night or day with 80% in English. But they do not just rent movies. They supply prepaid telephones and SIM cards serving all providers and long distance telephone cards. They also sell a wide variety of sweets and gift items. Although they are a little shop they sell a lot of things. So pop down and see for yourself. They are open 12 noon – 2pm and 4pm – 10pm. See adverts opposite


CAmino VEnTA BAjA Menu del Dia Mon-Fri 12pm - 4pm €5.95 with veg. curry €6.95 with meat/prawn curry

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Monday - Thursday Day & Night (except Monday lunch) Poppadam & Pickles Starters: veg. samosa or pakora or onion bhaji or prawn puri or chicken tikka Main course: chicken, lamb, prawn or vegatable: Korma, Madras, Vindaloo, Balti, Jalfrezy, Rogan Josh, Tikka Masala, or Karahi Accompaniments: Plain or Pilau rice. Plain, Garlic, Cheese or Onion Nan Bread or Chapati

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Flamenco Fusion hosts live flamenco shows Tuesday to Sundays nights. You can also join their popular flamenco dance classes. Call to find out what’s going on during June. English speaking staff.

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Football matches together with special offers. Call in to ask about their Sunday Homemade Specials, or try their cocktails on Sunday evenings from 8pm. The bar's afternoon quiz is on 1st June and on Thursdays and Fridays Fish and Chips are available from midday onwards.

Contact aPP Properties if you’re looking for a property. They have a wide range of country houses and apartments for sale in the Axarquia region. Visit aPP informatica for all your computer needs. There are some great offers on laptop and PC sales at the moment. Gobble traditional English fish and chips from Lews Fish and Chips. You can eat in or take away. Mmmm I can smell them just writing about them! Or eat as many Indian dishes as you like at the Light of india, open seven days. russell´s British store has the biggest selection of British food and household products in Torrox Costa! Worried about future funeral needs? Don´t prepay for a funeral service! Give Lewis insurance a call for an affordable annual payment policy. Visit Casa Moda Natural for your new summer wardrobe. For printing visit i-dea and take advantage of their June offer.


Ladyzonely gym is a 30-minute fitness centre; a woman’s gym that provides a total body workout with aerobic exercise for weight loss and strength. This exercise plan can burn up to 500 calories in just 30 minutes! Come and join the gym's new Hula Hooping Classes starting in June, 2€ a class. They're great for the waist and fun too. During the World Cup at Continental Bar a small Beer is 1€ , and at half-time a scotch pie and a small beer is 3.50€. There's a fun quiz with prizes from 9 o´clock every Tuesday. Now at the rebeccah Curtis wellbeing Centre is the VibraTrim. Vibrate away the pounds in short 10 minute sessions. An ideal method for busy people and it only costs 4€ per ses-

sion, or 10 sessions for 30€. No appointment necessary. This months offer at wellness Vital is the perfected Nu Skin Galvanic Spa System II. * Stop visible ageing signs before they appear * Slow down the production of free radicals at their origin * Free your skin of impurities and at the same time, nurture and revitalize it * Improve damaged skin and increase its cellular energy * Increase hydration, leaving your skin softer, cleaner and fresher. La Marka Bar will be showing World Cup football matches throughout the competition. Enjoy a drink in the afternoon or evening on their sunny terrace. Get a pint of San Miguel for only 2€. Do you enjoy pool, darts, singing, competitions, or live music? La Marka Bar has it all! If you get hungry be sure to try their famous chicken mollette. Modern Jive Leroc Dancing in Torrox Costa. Great fun, great music and a great way to meet new people. Every Tuesday from 8pm. Joining us new this month restaurante el Piño Torrox Park, the place to be for the World

Cup. Offering games, free drinks and food, prizes and much more at all England & Spanish games. And finally pop into Caribe offering breakfasts, lunch, dinner, coffee, drink. The lot!


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El Ancla Del Cirilo - Torrox Costa

Have you visited the new look El Ancla Del Cirilo in Torrox Costa? David, Veronica and the team at El Ancla welcome you to their totally refurbished bar, with a fresh new outlook on service and style. Their fabulous new menu caters for everyone, from value meals to fine dining. There are plenty of places to sit, eat and relax on the beach…a rediscovered oasis awaits you. All food is home cooked and fresh to order and there's even a Weight Watchers menu. The delicious desserts and Sunday lunches are also very popular. It is an ideal

location for special occasions and all functions can be catered for, including weddings and parties. David and Veronica even celebrated their own wedding there in March! Alongside the great food, regular activities take place during the day, such as aerobics and pilates classes. On Wednesday mornings there's a craft market and on Tuesdays you can dance the night away in the Modern Jive Leroc class. Throughout June, El Ancla are showing all World Cup matches. Special offers for this event include a pint of San Miguel or Mahou for 2€, Budweiser bottles for 2€ and eight tasty value meals to choose from for only 6€, including a pint of Mahou. BBQs will be available all week. Also note that El Ancla now has the biggest and best children’s play area, so even if you're not a football fan there's plenty for everyone. Come along, get comfortable and enjoy an afternoon of serenity; a truly perfect location for those lazy summer days. See main advert opposite


Casa Maria Bar Snacks available jam night - mondays Wii night - Wednesdays (5pm with free snacks) Bar-B-Que - Thursdays (Choice of meat, jacket & salad 6€, Burger or Hotdog 3€) Friday 4th june - “Waiting for Helga” Friday 18th june - “Luxaxa”

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Intermezzo - Torrox Costa Fancy a tapa? Want a place with a good selection? Well you need go no further than Intermezzo, Torrox Costa, run by husband and wife Gerry and Anett. Gerry is Austrian and Anett, German and without a doubt have the best Tapas Bar on the Costas. With a daily choice of 30 tapas, there will always be something for everyone. On a good day, Gerry says he can serve 200 tapas an hour- wow! Gerry has been in Spain for 17 years and been in Intermezzo for 3 years moving from another bar in Torrox which he had for 12 years. When asked his plans

for the future he said, “I want to have the best Tapas Bar on the Costa del Sol”. Well I don´t know of a better one so maybe he is a l r e a d y there. T h i s Bar/Restaurant also boasts a huge sunny terrace surrounded by nice gardens and serves from a large menu also, from breakfasts in the morning to lunch and dinner. It really is an excellent place to come, whether for a quick beer and tapa to a full dinner there´s something for everyone at Intermezzo where you´ll receive a warm welcome from Gerry and Anett.

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NOW OPEN!! Sue & Carsten offer you a very warm welcome Fresh Baked Baguettes - Homemade Pies and Pasties - Daily Specials Danish Open sandwiches - Dansk Frokost med Dansk Smørebrød Danish Pastries, Cakes & Breads - Wienerbrød, Kager & Brød All made from Traditional Danish and English Recipes

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Halifax - Torrox Costa Banco HALIFAX, part of the Lloyds Banking Group, is on hand to help with all your financial needs in Spain. With English speaking staff, friendly customer service and competitive products you can continue to bank as you would in the UK, but without a cloud in sight. We recently met with Miguel Mir贸 the Manager of the Halifax torrox branch. Miguel, does a spanish bank tailored to meet the needs of English speaking customers complete the "home from home" picture? Certainly! Banco HALIFAX strives to provide the high level of service you would expect in the UK. This aspect puts our clients very much at ease from the moment they make initial contact or walk in the door. All our colleagues in Spain speak fluent English ensuring that customers can continue to bank in their first language with a name they recognise. Plus all documentation provided by us is available in English. what other benefits does Banco haLi-

FaX offer its customers? For instance, our Banco HALIFAX XTRA account provides membership to the 'Banco HALIFAX Club'. This exclusive club offers access via a 24/7 English speaking helpline, to a host of everyday services including emergency plumbers, translation services and car rental to name just a few. Miguel, what kind of customers do you have? Most of our customers are either British or Irish with second homes in Spain, although we also have many customers from other countries such as Holland, Germany, etc. Our attractive and competitive range of products appeal to all. In fact, Banco Halifax has just launched a new 100-day Deposit account and a full range of insurance products such as Home, Car, Accident, Health and Nautical. For more information on Banco HALIFAX, why not visit your local branch situated in Urb. Costa del Oro , Local 4 opposite Mercadona Supermarket in Torrox Costa, where Miguel and his team will be more than happy to help.


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Lord Bensons The World Cup is with us again, well at least with Lord Bensons again... It's now their fifth year in Torrox Costa! Bensons is a great venue to watch the footie in Torrox Costa with three large plasma screens and one giant TV screen. Go to the place that knows how you want to watch your football! There are super offers during every England match, such as San Miguel for only 2â‚Ź a pint from kick off to final whistle. For all other matches it's 2â‚Ź a pint from kick off to the first goal, or until the end of the first half. And dont forget to absorb the cracking atmosphere in the bar. Throughout The World Cup it will be decorated with England flags, bunting, balloons and banners. Plus the staff plan to give away hats, trumpets, tooters and ballons. Bensons also hosts delicious barbecues during every evening match. With all that in mnd it goes without saying... Lord Bensons is the World Cup Bar of Torrox Costa!

Hair by Patsy: Cuts, re-style, colour & tints, foil highlights, perming or just wash and blow dry. Our Salon also offers Beauty & Massage treatments including Reflexology and Indian Head Massage. Gift Vouchers available. For an appointment call: Patsy: 679 562 328 Mo: 663 564 699 Hotel 952 52 75 94 Ask for the Peluqueria tuesdays - saturdays 10am - 7pm


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La Vaqueria

Many times it is the little things in life which make us happy; sure, we would all like to win the lottery and live a life of untold luxury and perpetual relaxation. Or would we? Many people who have suddenly come into huge amounts of cash are not truly happy after the initial euphoria has waned. For some, the move to Andalucía has a similar effect. So many people find themselves with nothing to do and blame their boredom on Spain! Admittedly, for those who have not learnt the lingo it can be more of a challenge. People who were outgoing and chatty back home find themselves on a bar terrace with other Brits in the same boat, so to speak. Those who have always led active lives may find the inactivity hard to enjoy and many of you may be asking “what inactivity?”! Frequently, visitors to the shop are on a rare day out. What with finishing building, cleaning up after water damage, the seasonal spring clean and painting and tidying the garden, the days just seem to whiz by and there never seems to be any time! Therapists speak of the importance of relaxation in our lives; a chance for our brains and bodies to recoup a little after the stresses and strains of twenty-first century life. Personally I have never been too good at heeding their advice and have been guilty of over activity since childhood! During the past three years whilst setting up La Vaqueria, I have had little time off, but now I've reached a point where work is time off! Sitting in the garden during the

Thursday art and craft group and sketching the view can hardly be described as stressful! Designing and making wooden blanks in the Wednesday wood carving class for decoration by folk artists can only be described as fun! And watching a mother sparrow feed her young fledgling on a perch in with the chickens (while on the computer writing an article) is quite definitely relaxing! This month we have several extra activities arranged for visitors to enjoy, starting with the monthly Curry Night on Saturday June 5th (alternative menu available by appointment) followed by a Pirate Day on Saturday June 12th! I know it doesn’t sound too relaxing but hey ho! The day is being organised for children aged 4-13 years, by Juliet Page, a professional activity day organiser, who previously ran Seta, the pottery café in Torre del Mar. Drop your children off for four hours of games, activities, food and fun and instead of rushing off to catch up with your chores, why not take a stroll up the campo or wander the backstreets of Benarmagosa and discover some beautiful little corners in this traditional Andalucian village. Alternatively you could browse the stalls of handicrafts at our Market of Artesanos, on Saturday 19th June. Refreshments, as always, are available during all opening hours and may be enjoyed in the garden or inside. So you see, there are absolutely no excuses for not taking time out this month! Come and enjoy!

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Book Excerpt Sol Searching – A Fun-Filled Tale of a Modern Girl’s Move to the Costa del Sol – tells of Keidi Keating’s quest to make friends, meet the man of her dreams and find a job (starting this wonderful magazine)! Taken from the chapter Energy Flow “Let’s explore Tangiers!” I said. Working our way back, we passed ramshackle chicken stalls, old ladies selling fruit by the wayside, muttering beggars and perverse men. Among all this pandemonium, us two English girls felt like swans on a pond of ugly ducklings. “You ladies want to see sights?” asked a scrawny man with yellow sticky out teeth, who looked like he hadn’t seen food for weeks, not to mention a toothbrush. “No, we’re quite all right” I said. We had been warned to ignore all men, but that was easier said than done. It didn’t feel right. “Where are you going?” he probed. I tried

not to answer. “Are you going shops?” he continued. “I know good shops. Let me take you.” That old nutshell. “Look, can you just leave us alone,” I said without flinching. “We want to walk around by ourselves… Please?” He continued following us, so we fled into a shop and hid behind some rolled up carpets until he disappeared. The shops were a real treat and we bought bags of gifts. There were elaborate lanterns, beautiful mirrors, handmade purses and plenty more. I couldn’t believe my eyes and it was all so cheap. Sol Searching can be purchased online via www.Amazon.co.uk or www.Amazon.com It is also available from The Sentinella stall at the Tuesday Country Farmer’s Market, and

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Random Joke Daddy, how was I born? A little boy goes to his father and asks 'Daddy, how was I born?' The father answers, 'Well, son, I guess one day you will need to find out anyway! Your Mum and I first got together in a chat room on Yahoo. Then I set up a date via email with your Mum and we met at a cyber-cafe. We sneaked into a secluded room, and googled each other. There your mother agreed to a download from my hard drive. As soon as I was ready to upload, we discovered that neither one of us had used a firewall, and since it was too late to hit the delete button, nine months later a little Pop-Up appeared that said: YOU GOT MALE!


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Random Jokes I took my wife to a restaurant. The waiter, for some reason took my order first. 'I'll have the strip steak, medium rare, please.' He said, 'Aren't you worried about the mad cow?' 'Nah, she can order for herself.' ------------------------------------------------------One year, a husband decided to buy his mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christ-

mas gift. The next year, he didn't buy her a gift. When she asked him why, he replied, "Well, you still haven't used the gift I bought you last year!" ------------------------------------------------------My wife sat down on the couch next to me as I was flicking the channels. She asked, 'What's on TV?' I said, 'Dust.' And then the fight started...

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Many Country Cousins live here in Spain returning to the UK frequently or every now and then for two weeks or more assignments. If you are interested in earning between £930 - £1,185 for 15 days (one client) or £1,005 - £1,530 (two clients) by becoming a Country Cousin, please call Jennie or Barry for more information on: 625 807 504 or 952 115 305 (evenings)

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Summer Tips For Pets Summer days means fun in the sun and hot weather! This time of year can be dangerous to our four-legged friends. Pets can easily become victims of overheating, dehydration, sunburn and even parasites. Here are a few tips to keep your pets healthy and happy during the summer months. • Always have a supply of cool, fresh water available for your pet. • Add a few ice cubes to a dish of water for a cool refreshing treat. • When on the go, keep a water bottle filled with cold, fresh water for your pet. • Always wait at least 30 minutes after meals before taking a pet for its walk. • Walk your dog in the grass and keep pavement walks brief! • Paws can quickly burn on hot asphalt. Consider paw protectors such as shoes or booties.

Heat Stroke During extremely hot days, your pet would prefer shade to sunshine. Excessive panting, raspy breath and discolored gums are signs of heatstroke. In the event of heatstroke: • get the animal to a shady place, • cool it with wet towels and call a veterinarian immediately! • NEVER EVER leave your animal in a vehicle! Even with the windows open, in summer the temperature in a parked vehicle can climb to more than 100 degrees in a matter of minutes. • Coolant/antifreeze leaks are very sweet tasting and attractive to animals. Drinking these items can be fatal. Use animal friendly propylene glycol coolant rather than ethylene glycol in your vehicles. • Never let your pet drink out of strange puddles!


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Reasons To Buy A Dog... ...Instead of getting married! If you want someone who will eat whatever you put in front of him, and never say its not quite as good as his mothers ...then buy a dog

ugly, fat or thin, young or old, who acts as if every word you say is especially worthy of listening to, and loves you unconditionally, perpetually ...then buy a dog

If you want someone always willing to go out, at any hour, for as long and wherever you want ...then buy a dog If you want someone who will never touch the remote, doesn't care about football, and can sit next to you as you watch romantic movies ...then buy a dog If you want someone who is content to get on your bed just to warm your feet and who you can push off if he snores ...then buy a dog If you want someone who never criticises what you do, doesn't care if you are pretty or

BUT, on the other hand . . . If you want someone who will never come when you call, ignores you totally when you come home, leaves hair all over the place, walks all over you, runs around all night and only comes home to eat and sleep, and acts as if your entire existence is solely to ensure his happiness . . .

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Jabalí – This is wild boar. Personally I haven’t seen it offered on many menus here on the Costa del Sol, which has me thinking that maybe it’s more of a northern Spain delicacy. Jamón – Before moving to Spain I had no idea that so many varieties of ham could possibly exist. In England I knew of just one type – the type that you place between two slices of bread and add some cheese and maybe a tomato if you’re feeling adventurous. Here I’ve come across that difficult to bite Serrano ham, cooked ham, jamon de Jabugo and jamon de Trevelez, to name but a few… Judias – Never a common sight in my kitchen cupboard, judias are better known as beans and I hate them with a passion.

I can’t even stand the good old Heinz variety that come soaked in tomato sauce. As for any other kind, if they appear on my plate suddenly I lose my appetite. Langostinos – Frequently placed in paella, langostinos are ‘king prawns’. I love the taste, but hate all that faffing around peeling off the shell and getting my fingers all stinky. Leche Merengada – This is a yummy treat when you don’t know what to order at the ice cream parlour. It’s milk with meringues and it’s delish… Lentejas – Another no-no for me is lentils. The few times I’ve attempted to eat them they hang around in my mouth, not wishing to pass down into my stomach. I chew them around for a while until I realise they’re not going anywhere. At that point I spit them out and resolve never to bother buying them, cooking them, or ordering them again, even if they are deemed healthy. Lenguado – This is sole and it comes fried, grilled or battered. And guess what? I like it!


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The Grand Canyon This is a case of a photographer photographing another p h o t o g r a p h e r. These pictures were taken at the Grand Canyon, Arizona. I was simply stunned seeing this guy standing on this solitary rock in the Grand Canyon. The canyon's depth is 900 meters (3,000'). The rock on the right is affixed to the edge of the canyon and perfectly safe. Watching this guy in his rubber thong sandals, burdened with a camera and a tripod I asked myself 3 questions: 1. How did he climb that rock? 2. Why not take that sunset picture from that rock on the right, which is perfectly safe? 3. How will he get back? After the sun set behind the canyon's horizon he packed his things and prepared

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himself for the jump. This took about 2 minutes. At that point he definitely had the full attention of the crowd. After that, he jumped in his thong sandals & only having one hand free. The canyon's depth is 900 meters (3,000 feet). And at that moment I take these shots:

He pushes his body tight against the rock waits for a few seconds, throws his stuff on top of the rock, then climbs up & walks away. (Presumably to a bathroom to change his shorts!)


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Perils Of A Catholic Upbringing As I walked down the busy footpath, knowing I was late for Mass, my eye fell upon one of those unfortunate, homeless street people that are found in every city these days. Some people turned to stare. Others quickly looked away as if the sight would somehow contaminate them. Recalling my old parish priest, Father Michael, who always admonished me to 'care for the sick, feed the hungry and clothe the naked', I was moved by some powerful inner urge to reach out to this unfortunate person. Wearing what can only be described as rags, carrying every worldly possession in two plastic bags, my heart was touched by this person's condition.. Yes, where some people saw only rags, I saw a true, hidden beauty. A small voice inside my head called out, 'Reach out, reach out and touch this person!'

Weekly Schedule TAI CHI - Mondays & Wednesdays YOGA - Tuesdays & Thursdays ORIENTAL DANCE - Mondays pm BRIDGE CLUB Tuesdays pm Sunday 20th June - Auction with Live Music

Every other Friday COCKTAIL FLAIR SHOW and other Special features Every Saturday night LIVE MUSIC!!! Check us out on Facebook - Siroccoterrasse

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(Formerly Manz & Garcia in Torre del Mar)

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Mobile: 608 241 429

Email: manzygarcia@gmail.com


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Autocool Mike from Autocool is about to embark on his fifth summer of repairing and servicing car air conditioning in the Axarquia area and much of his business now comes via recommendations. He has an excellent database full of thousands of different car models, from Seats to Ferraris, which provides him with all the technical specifications for your particular car. “Too much gas is just as bad as too little and can damage your car’s aircon compressor,” said Mike. “The old gas has to be removed and replaced with an accurate measure of refrigerant. I do not just top up the system nor do I return your old contaminated refrigerant into your system. I only use new, clean gas to recharge the system and I always use compressor oil and ultra violet dye for leak detection. In addition I can clean your pollen filter or get a replacement filter.” “I can also deodorise and fumigate your aircon. This will remove any lingering smell and disinfects all your air vents and ducting, killing bacteria and germs. If your car has a leak in the system I can replace parts or if it’s only a very small leak I have a specialised leak sealer that can be added to the system saving you from having to buy replacement components.” When was your aircon last serviced? If you can’t remember then call Mike to arrange an appointment NOW. Summer is approaching and there’s nothing worse than driving in a red hot car when you could be sitting in cool luxury. On his travels around the Axarquia region Mike has noticed a number of vehicles with damaged headlights and taillights, which have often yellowed or turned opaque. This is now a failing point for your ITV test. Mike has invested in a profes-

Car air-con service and repair specialist The heat is on and if your car air-con system can´t cope or has stopped working, we have the complete answer with our professional call out service. Have it maintained now and avoid expensive future repairs. We completely service your system with fresh gas, compressor oil and leak detecting dye, all included in the price. We do not just re-gas the system as this will not last and will fail. ***************** If your car headlights are dull or opaque due to the sun´s UV rays, it may cause it to fail the ITV test. You can now make them bright again at a fraction of the cost of buying new ones. Have a look at the example below. For either of these services, please don´t hesitate to call us and we will come to make After Before you cool and bright again! Contact Mike on: 951 321 446 or 616 264 067

Email: mike@autocoolspain.com www.autocoolspain.com

sional restoration kit that refurbishes them to a high standard at a fraction of the cost of buying new ones. All Autocool’s services are fully mobile so you don’t even need to be without your car for a day! If you want your headlights refurbished or need your air-con serviced contact Autocool for a fast, reliable and efficient service with a fully qualified aircon engineer. They can also supply new left hand drive headlights. See main advert above

Euro Supermarket Trolley Keyring Call: 664 210 468

How often do you go to the supermarket and find you have not got a coin for the trolley ? Tried and tested in all supermarkets here in Spain ONLY 1.50 € Visit us at Trapiche market on Tuesdays or at the Friday Market Venta Baja


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g le n i urt z T f a Am mals47 speocrields…ot.he maofsetw t AnThiere areianktehae plwoaortksaomf!just ’s t ing of the Leterest int

Sea turtles excrete salt absorbed in sea water from their eyes, which is why they seem to cry. Some female turtles produce eggs four years after mating. All Chelonian Turtles lay their eggs on land, even the marine turtles. Some turtles can live for more than a year without food.

Turtles age back from the Triassic age, 200 million years ago. Hawkbill Turtles feast off sea sponges which are highly poisonous to most sea animals, but not to this turtle. Baby sea turtles circle their nest once after hatching before heading toward the ocean. The Leatherback Turtle is the largest sea turtle at 6 and a half feet long and weighing up to 1,500lb. The Soft Shelled Turtle uses its long tip nose and nostrils like a snorkel to breath under water. The Big-headed Turtle’s head is as hard as a skull and is too big to retract into its shell.

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Amazing Animals (continued) Some land turtles can actually out run a human on level ground.

The Musk Turtle produces a vile stench odour to ward off predators.

The Green Sea Turtle can stay under water for over five hours without coming up for air.

Box Turtles can eat too much as to no longer fit inside their shell.

Once a male sea turtle hatches and enters the ocean, it will probably not step on land again. A female turtle laying eggs will dig several empty nests to throw off predators trying to eat the eggs. Many Snapping Turtles have been known for biting for no reason at all and not letting go. When in danger the Green Turtle can swim almost 20 miles an hour to escape.

A Snake-neck Turtle’s neck is as long as its body. Hingeback and Box Turtles each have hinges on their shells that allow them to completely enter their shell by closing up the openings. When in the eggs, turtles take about 2 months to incubate and their sex is determined by the temperature. Under 29 degrees they become male, over 29 degrees they become female. Only one out of one thousand sea turtles survive after hatching.

Chiringuito antonio Puente don Manuel Every Friday 10-2pm

after the success of the fashion show in april we would like to thank you for your continued support! we will be holding the next event some time in July so please watch this space! With over 25 stalls, the Chiringuito Friday Market is well worth a look! You can buy such things as plants and herbs, ladies and men's wear plus fashion accessories, cosmetics and perfumes, stationery and ink cartridges, English food, all things to keep you cool for the summer, home security, household items and glassware, pies and pastries and much more besides‌.

in fact there is something for everyone so whether you are here on holiday or you live here permanently, come and pay us a visit, you don't know what you're missing

For Further info please contact Dale on 952 554 249


DOES YOuR SEPTIC TANK NEED CLEANING? Call us and we will come & empty your septic tank. (Certified)

CONSTRUCTIONS & RENOVATIONS

652 65 60 66 Competa, Malaga E-mail: construccionesschmid@hotmail.com

all types of locks supplied & fitted 24 hOUr CaLL OUt sErViCE Locks opened without damage Very professional & reliable service Fully qualified & apprentice served CaLL siD ON: 658 347 463


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Mother & Toddler Days Me & my daughter Sofia who is 20 months old, would like you & your baby/toddler to join us at our big house in the lake area for Mother & Toddler Days Please call: 636 219 689 for further information

We welcome you to inspect, select & collect from our

SHOWROOM at LAKE VINUELA IN ORDER TO GIVE CLIENTS INDIVIDuAL ATTENTION PLEASE PHONE FOR AN APPOINTMENT BEFORE VISITING. WE ARE SITuATED AT KM29 (ON RIGHT) OFF A356 1KM PAST CAMPING & PANTANO RESTAuRANT. WE ARE SIGNPOSTED FROM THERE. FREE PLAYMAT OR TOY FOR THE DURATION OF THE HIRE.

‘NEW STOCK FISHER PRICE JUMPEROO’ From bouncy chairs to buggies, stairgates to sterilisers. Everything you need for when little ones come to visit. COME AND SEE US AT KM29 ON THE A356

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Random Joke

Unemployment Rises Again

A Mexican, an Arab, and a Brit are in the same bar. When the Mexican finishes his beer, he throws his glass in the air, pulls out his pistol, and shoots the glass to pieces. He says, ‘In Mexico, our glasses are so cheap we don’t need to drink with the same one twice.' The Arab, obviously impressed by this, drinks no-alcohol beer (because he's a muslim!), throws it into the air, pulls out his AK-47, and shoots the glass to pieces. He says, ‘In the Arab World, we have so much sand to make glasses that we don’t need to drink with the same one twice either.' The Brit picks up his beer, downs it in one gulp, throws the glass into the air, whips out his 45, and shoots the Mexican and the Arab. Catching his glass, setting it on the bar, and calling for a refill, he says, ‘In Britain we have so many illegal immigrants that we don't have to drink with the same ones twice.' God bless Great Britain

Clinica Casa Blanca

Urb. Jardines del Mar, Blq C3, Torrox Costa (near garden Centre, 1km direction Nerja)

Do you suffer from back problems, pain in neck or shoulders, tightness in muscles, joint discomfort, migraine or internal ailments?

The BOWEN TECHNIQUE is gentle and works on the whole body for inflammation, illness and pain. The treatment is safe and appropriate for everyone, from newborn babies to the frail and elderly. We also offer massage, lymphatic drainage and other treatments.

Now: Yoga lessons & meditation (call for more details) NOW STOCKISTS OF “FOREVER lIVING PRODUCTS” Inc. Minerals and Aloe Vera Products. Call for further details

Tel: 952 967 628 or 659 374 673 (also home visits) Ask about gift vouchers


The Lemon Tree “El limonero” lounge Bar

Al l  da y S und 3 co ay urs e ro Pre ast  ord s  er o nly Private functions catered for

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SATURDAY  19TH JUNE “MR SISTER” - LIVE MUSIC Food available Open Thursday 6pm - late, Friday 4pm - late Saturday & Sunday 2pm -late

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Dry-Stone Gabion Walls The winter rains in Spain are notoriously heavy and this year the rains came with a vengeance. According to records this year was the worst rainfall in approximately 70 years. Viñuela has been one of the worst affected areas. After years of painstaking work on their properties many owners have been left devastated at the loss of all their effort and expense. Gardens, patios, and walls have been washed away and villas badly damaged – some beyond repair. There’s a lesson in this for us all. Don’t be caught out next winter. The sun is shining again so it’s easy to forget about next winter. Insurance companies do not cover land slips in Spain so take steps now to minimise the risk. What’s The Answer? We have the answer to stop this happening again. Gabions! Some of you may have heard the word but will not know what they are. Others will know what they are and their benefits in securing unstable ground and retaining banks. We are a small company based in Competa. The proprietor lived in Spain for six years. He was formally a civil engineering contractor in southern England, where he ran a company working for major developers and local authorities. One of the company’s main clients was the environment agency, where gabions were used extensively. Therefore our knowledge of the product and its uses are extensive. About The Product Gabion baskets are made from welded mesh with triple life corrosion protection (95 per cent zinc 5 per cent aluminium) and they carry a 150-year anti-corrosion guarantee. These baskets are filled with rocks and placed into position to secure the problem of any potential landslip. The process of placement is crucial and needs civil engineering knowledge, which we have in abundance. However, with our assistance, this can be a DIY application. We supply full DIY advise and instructions to those who wish to complete their own proj-

ect. Gabions may also be used for ornate decorative landscaping providing many benefits to the difficult landscape. The stone fill is normally purchased locally. This enables costs to be minimised. Many colours are available making the finished product more compliant to the natural landscape. A frequently asked question is ‘do we need planning permission?’ The short answer is no! Gabions require no concrete, or other conventional building materials so they do not fall under building regulations. Where Can I See Them? On our website www.gabionspain.com, or if you wish to view them in their natural environment and you are fortunate to live within the Malaga province, spend a day in Competa. When you approach the village stop off at Viveros Florena Garden Centre, approx 2km before the town. The owner, Lorraine Cavanagh, is the author of ‘Mediterranean Garden Plants’. At her garden centre you can see our display of gabions, together with the range of garden plants available. What Are The Costs? Gabions are up to 50 per cent less expensive than any other comparative structure, and will out-last most other conventional structures. What About Availability? Our product is imported directly from the manufacturer in England and normally delivered within ten days from the date of order. We carry in excess of 500 units in stock at all times. A design service is available for all projects, no matter how large or small. Call us today for a friendly chat regarding your requirements. No hard-sell, just honest, personal service. We offer a free site-visit and free advice, so call or email for a prompt reply. See our main advert opposite or visit our website www.gabionspain.com


Save up to 50% compared to conventional retaining walls

Dry-stone Gabion Walls Do it yourself or we supply and erect. Up to 50% saving against conventionally built stone walls

Do it yourself kits supplied with full instructions and advice or we can supply and erect using our own fully qualified staff. All products delivered direct from the manufacturer in the UK No planning required No architects drawings No long waits for building licences Suitable for landslips, retaining wall solutions & ornate landscaping All Gabion baskets are guaranteed for over 50 years against corrosion Gabions act as natural drainage so no water diversions are necessary No sand or cement needed

For a FREE no obligation quote & site survey call:

952 516 218 / 660 792 282 O r v i si t ou r ne w webs i te www.gabionspain.com / gabionspain@gmail.com


ArkWrIghTS The British Store & More Puente don Manuel

MAKE SuRE YOu MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE & TuRN RIGHT AT VENTA BAJA CROSSROADS TO ARKWRIGHT’S

JuNE OF FE R

JOHN WES COR T NED BEEF 2.40€ 340G

aLL grEEtiNgs CarDs 30% DisCOUNt this MONth To make way for new stock

OuR HEN W “ T X E N E I T´ S N O G S ´ IT S: GONE” I N

AGO BLuE DR P HILLI DI C T E E W S 750G IN SAuCE ONLY 4€

DON´T FORGET

FATHERS DAY 20TH JuNE

the Parcel Force to be reckoned with

Sending or Collecting items from UK or Europe

summer Opening hours: Monday - saturday 9am - 8pm sunday 10am - 4 pm


ArkWrIghTS Open All “Ours” Puente don Manuel

WE ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL 8pm IN THE EVENING FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS IN OUR FOOD SHOP, WHICH TO THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE NOT BEEN FOR A WHIlE IS NEXT TO THE FERRETERIA, AT THE END OF THE BlOCK - DO NOT CONFUSE US WITH ANY OTHER OUTlETS.

Check in the Store for more offers arriving weekly, recent offers Sharwood Madras Paste 1€; Pataks Pastes 2.80€ & Pataks sauces from 1.60€, Yorkshire Teabags 2€, 410g Salad creem 1.20€ All OUR OFFERS ARE AlWAYS GENUINE, NEVER GIMMICKS - the offers arrive weekly and are sometimes in short supply, so you have to be quick. If you wish to know of any new offers enquire through our website. PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM KINDLY LET US KNOW SO THAT WE CAN PUT IT RIGHT, WE ARE EXTREMELY PROUD OF OUR STAFF BUT MISTAKES CAN HAPPEN & WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON PUTTING RIGHT ANY PROBLEMS THAT OCCUR. THESE ALSO SHOULD BE IN SHORT SUPPLY!

Watch out next month for a very enticing offer!!!

952 519 780 951 167 674

we accept all major credit cards Find us on the web: www.arkwrights-groceries.com


Having problems? Has the rain created a need of building new retaining outer walls? Let us take care of this by offering you this system, cheaper than shattered Concrete Walls. Even so, this system is by far much more resistant than the convenient rock walls that tend to break and fall apart. We use Solid Concrete Blocks sized 1.50 metres wide x 70 cms high x 70 cms thick. Each one has a weight of approx 2,500 kgs and they are sectioned above each other and with some pointing inwards offering more resistance to the ground. The finished wall can be painted to match the surroundings. We can create any size to your requirement.

or if you want more style but still the strength

These Rock Walls are handmade by our Professional Local Tradesmen. They can by of various heights and thicknesses depending on the pressure of the ground that has to be sustained. ´Quotes may vary depending on sites and distances´

For further information and free estimates please contact: Alberto - 650 943 713 Perfect English Spoken - frigilanaplaza2006@yahoo.co.uk ANDALUCIA ESTATE ESPAÑA S.L.

Over 30 Years of experience building in Andalusia ANY BUILDING WORK UNDERTAKEN


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Film iew an 2 Rev Iron M It’s always the way isn’t it…? The sequels of any good first-timer always come out a little faded…a tad jaded…or for want of better words totally ‘worse for wear’. Iron Man 2 begins with a sense of panic. Hesitant story lines launch in all directions, but little happens plot-wise until a Grand Prix race nearly 20 minutes into the film. Stark, creator of Iron Man's software, hardware and uniform, is suffering from a blood-toxicity condition, which seems to be leading him into severe mental instability. Other plot lines revolve around a court

hearing and a nasty judge, a rival entrepreneur, a sexy new assistant as a rival to Stark’s Girl Friday, a crazy Russian inventor and the deterioration of Stark's corporation. Somewhat disappointingly the main storyline thread seems to revolve around who will win a new Defence contract. Yes, it really is that dull! And just when it feels like the film should nearly be over (or so one hopes) Samuel L Jackson shows up with an eyepatch and an air of uncertainty to announce that he’s the Girl Friday rival’s real boss. The fight scenes throughout Iron Man 2 quickly become tedious. The sight of metal men smashing one another about reminds viewers of nothing more than the games a small child might play. The film relies far too much on visual effects and not enough on the real ingredients of a film worth seeing. Star Rating - */***** (don’t waste your 6€!) MIXERS

TONY’S POKERS TOOL HIRE

All types of tools Chainsaw Sharpening Service

Alcaucin Based New equipment arrived For more details call:

693 505 272 693 286 625

WACKER PLATES

Carousel

Secondhand Furniture Shop

Open Mon - Fri 9.30am - 2pm & Sat - 9.30am - 1pm

Book exchange available on ground floor “House Clearances”

Call Gilly on: 630 211 907

La Vinuela Pueblo (Down steps at side of Bank)

PAINTING

Villas, Interior / Exterior Rejas & Garden Walls etc. Very Competitive Rates For a free no obligation quote Phone Nick in Vinuela

On: 676 491 811 {No job too small}


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24HR... PLUMBING, DRAINAGE ALL GAS APPLIANCES MINOR ELECTRICAL WORK & SOLAR PANELS

Fathers Day Don´t forget the UK Fathers Day on the 20th June. Below are the top 5 gifts this year! 1) Ouch!!! 2) Blackhead remover!!

3) Messy!!!!

Unblocked, Serviced Repaired or Installations, all work undertaken, Former UK British Gas Trained & Dyno Rod Engineers all fully qualified English & Spanish speaking

CALL

666 123 055 952 514 333

4) Nice!!

5) “Hard as Nails”


iF yOU haVE a PrOPErty FOr saLE  Or rENt - PLEasE CaLL Us Phone: 952 554 235 / 626 038 851 Email: sally@axarquiaproperties.com

sally harrison Owner / agent

AS2339 Los Romanes 265,000€ 132m2, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa with swimming pool and lake views walking distance to the village

AS2327 Vélez Málaga 400,000€ Immaculately finished, interior designed, fully furnished 254m2, 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom town house with 2 large terraces

AS2334 Moclinejo 262,500€ 111m2, 4 bedroom house with a large garage, covered terrace and roof terrace with jacuzzi

AS2325 Salares 125,000€

AS2323 Comares 100,000€ 140m2, 4 bedroom village house with roof terrace situated in the centre of this historic town

Alhama de Granada AS2336 350,000€ Reformed Chocolate Factory now a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom house with oil central heating, inner courtyard and roof terrace

Delightful old 2 bedroom village house with its entrance in an old archway, sympathetically reformed with roof terrace

www.axarquiaproperties.com


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BEM idiomas Recently I’ve been a little lax attending my Spanish lessons, although not through choice. Firstly the kids were ill, then I was ill, then I returned to the UK. This means I’ll have to try that little bit harder in my first lesson back. This month I asked a Spanish couple who are good friends of ours, out to dinner. The husband speaks no English and the wife speaks Spanish and English, which was how I befriended her in the first place! When we sat down I said in my best Spanish, “Esta noche, nosotros no hablamos Ingles para ti, Antonio.” He understood me so it was a good start to the evening. Phew! We had a great time and we did as we said and spoke Spanish only, even if we did get our words mixed up a little! We all managed to converse and understand each other. They have already suggested another night out, so they must have enjoyed themselves. We certainly did and we felt a great sense of achievement too. This could never have happened for me without the help of BEM, in Velez Malaga. Viviane, the owner, is offering some great summer intensive courses with special prices. Pop in and see her or call 952 54 92 33.

School of Languages sPaNish COUrsEs

!

BOOK A SUMMER COURSE NOW Intensive Courses with SPECIAL PRICES! 1 hour a day (5 hours a week)

Call for further details

info@bemidiomas.com www.bemidiomas.com Camino viejo de Malaga, 12C - Velez Malaga

(952 54 92 33

This month´s vocabulary is on “The Date” hoy – Today Mañana – Tomorrow Pasado mañana – The day after tomorrow ayer – Yesterday La mañana – Morning Esta mañana – This morning Este tarde – This evening Los sábados – On Saturdays El año pasado – Last year Una vez a la semana – Once a week Hasta el mes próximo!


Garden Restaurant

Sue & Cliff have now taken over the Restaurant next door and offer a warm welcome to everybody! Sunday Lunch 1pm - 6pm 3 courses for only 10 € PlUS!!

Open Everyday from 8.30am for Coffees & Breakfasts Full English, Toasties, Pastries, etc. Menu del Dia 1pm - 3.30pm Monday - Friday 7€ including wine & water Open for evening meals 7 days a week 6pm - 11pm BRAND NEW MENU!!

The Garden Bar Open everyday 1pm - LATE!!

THE CREDIT CRUNCHER! (all drinks reduced by a third) Monday - Friday 5.30pm - 7pm Saturday 2pm - 3pm Sunday 5pm - 6pm Please call for more information: 665 070 281 / 618 496 269


We will be visiting the following venues in June: 10th June - 3pm - 4.30pm - Bar Granada - Algarrobo Costa 10th June - 5pm - 7pm - The Victoria - Nerja 11th June - 11am - 1pm - Morenos - Puente don Manuel 11th June - 1.30pm - 3pm - El Pino - Torrox Park Testimonial: “I went to one these visits in Morenos, Puente don Manuel because firstly I was curious and secondly, I had a bit of old gold jewellery lying around the house. I was amazed at GoldXpert´s service and professionalism and above all, the amount of cash I walked away with. I never realised how much gold is worth these days. Thank you” - Nick (Viñuela)


BUFFET - oriental food: Chinese, japanese, Thai, etc... Enjoy your food! make your salads with the quantity and ingredients you want. meat, fish, shellfish, vegetables, etc... Choose your own conbination of flavours which you like the most and we will prepare your wok right away, in front of you. Selection of sauces: Gon Bao; Tokyo; Thai; Sweet & Sour; Curry; Wok; oyster; Peking. You can help yourself to as much food as you want. our staff are on standby to attend to your needs. Hours: 12:30-4:30 (Buffet price 10.25€) 7:30-12:00 (Buffet price 12.25€)

Children's menu: Under 4's - 3€ 4-7 year olds - 6€

El Ingenio Shopping Centre, Food Court, Avenida Juan Carlos I, Velez Malaga

Call: 665 827 341


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How To Shower Like A Woman The subtle differences between man & woman Take off clothes and place them sectioned in laundry basket according to lights and darks. Walk to bathroom wearing long dressing gown. If you see husband along the way, cover up any exposed areas. Look at your womanly physique in the mirror - make mental note to do more sit-ups / leg-lifts, etc.

clean. Condition your hair with grapefruit mint conditioner enhanced. Wash your face with crushed apricot facial scrub for 10 minutes until red. Wash entire rest of body with ginger nut and jaffa cake body wash. Rinse conditioner off hair. Shave armpits and legs. Turn off shower. Squeegee off all wet surfaces in shower. Get out of shower.

Get in the shower. Use face cloth, arm cloth, leg cloth, long loofah, wide loofah and pumice stone.

Dry with towel the size of a small country and wrap hair in super absorbent towel.

Wash your hair once with cucumber and sage shampoo with 43 added vitamins.

Return to bedroom wearing long dressing gown and towel on head. If you see partner along the way, cover up any exposed areas.

Wash your hair again to make sure it's

Las Nenas Kennels

Contact us for more information Phone: 646 271 895 Danish run dog kennels Email: info@andalucia-service.dk We take care of your pet - as if it Bente and Jorgen Berthelsen was our own. We provide a friendly Casa las Nenas - Lomo de Arriba and professional service with all 29716 Canillas de Aceituno the home comforts for your dog Brand new built kennels Large exercise area Private and quiet surroundings Daily walks in the countryside Veterinary surgery linked 20 mins from Periana 30 mins from Torre del Mar


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How To Shower Like A Man Take off clothes while sitting on the edge of the bed and leave them in a pile.

Wash your hair. Make a Shampoo Mohican

Walk naked to the bathroom.

Wee. Rinse off and get out of shower. Partially dry off.

If you see partner along the way, shake willy at her making the 'woo-woo' sound. Look at your manly physique in the mirror. Admire the size of your willy and scratch your bum.

Fail to notice water on floor because curtain was hanging out of bath the whole time. Admire willy size in mirror again.

Get in the shower. Wash your face. Wash your armpits.

Leave shower curtain open, wet mat on floor, light and fan on. Return to bedroom with towel around waist.

Blow your nose in your hands and let the water rinse them off. Fart and laugh at how loud it sounds in the shower.

If you pass partner, pull off towel, shake willy at her and make the 'woo-woo' sound again.

Spend majority of time washing privates and surrounding area. Wash your bum, leaving those coarse bum hairs stuck on the soap.

Throw wet towel on bed. I know you´re laughing because it´s true!

Bar Granada Superb Front Line Views Sky Sports & ESPN Karaoke on Saturday Nights Draught Strongbow!!

WORLD CUP & ALL SPORtS  ShOWN ON A 50” SCREEN Food Served Daily  inc. All Day English Breakfasts

tel: 651 444 872 Algarrobo Costa Open 7 Days a Week 


Bar Triana Introducing “Scott� our new Chef with a new interesting and varied menu Oriental and Mediterranean specialities Take away available Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 6pm - Late Special occasions, parties, celebrations and outside catering service available Bookings advisable Te l e p h o n e 6 1 8 3 7 3 3 1 6 Sample Menu: Green Thai Curry Satay Chicken or Tofu (Chicken, Fish or Vegetables) Stir Fried Chicken or Pork Thai Fish Cakes with Cashew Nuts Sweet and Sour Pork, Sticky Mini Ribs Chicken or Vegetable Rib Eye Steak with Chips and Salad Spicy Salad with Sliced Steak Pork Medallions in Cream Sauce Halibut Steak Asparagas, Anchovy & with Pesto and Capers Serrano Ham Bundles Pizza with Seafood, Meat or Vegetable served with Salad Gambas Pil Pil and Garlic Bread Quiz night Tuesdays 8.30pm - Bingo Wednesdays 8.00pm English breakfast. Hot and cold snacks served 9am - 4pm Closed Mondays

Telephone: 618 373 316 Benamargosa Road, Triana


DIVAS Boutique & Emporium

Naturally Fabulous 100% Natural Andalusian Products

No chemicals or additives

Hand Made Natural Soap Organic Face & Body Care Aromatherapy Bath Products Hand Made Chilli Sauces & Chocolate Treat your body with the respect it deserves

Tel: 606 413 301

PC repairs website Design Marketing PC accessories

PUENtECh

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n Professional websites n Web marketing n E-commerce n PC repairs, upgrades and troubleshooting n No fix, no fee PC repair service

web Design 676 076 024 PC repairs 620 328 382 info@puentech.net

Property Sales & Rentals Property Management

PETS AND PEOPLE

Dog/Cat Products Fish and Aquariums VIE Cosmetics and Homeware Tel: 666 135 516

www.spanishmanagement.com

Puente don Manuel (next to Moreno´s Bar) alcaucin www.karentaylor.co.uk tel: 618 928 852


NER ASIAN FOOD NEW Many different sauces, pastes, noodles, mushrooms and more... Torrox Costa nr. Blq 90 by Natascha´s - every Monday 10-2 Country Farmers Market Trapiche - Every Tuesday 10am - 2pm Phone: 65 65 77 878

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Whether you are here in Axarquia on your holidays or a resident take some time out this summer to visit Nerja. While you’re there be sure to call in to the recommended businesses below. Due to the constant demand of foreign residents, andres Olivares recently opened a third shop in the centre of Nerja, Calle Chaparal, 2 (opposite Banco Santander) Nerja inhabitants and tourists can find a selection of sauces, biscuits, jams, pates and tinned food from all over the world. The new Olivares shop fits in perfectly with the philosophy of the company; to serve every client in an agreeable ambiance with a personalised service. Come and join us at Blue Med Cafe Bar this month, showing all the World Cup Football matches. We have match day specials and all drink prices are reduced during each match. Mike, formerly from Bitter and Twisted will be opening all the world cup tickets here on 11th June (for those of you involved in this). We have a range of food available such as wraps, burgers and paninies and we offer a childrens menu and can provide picnic boxes for the beach. ink and Chips is on hand for all your computer needs. They sell ink cartridges, notebooks, customised computers and more. They even deliver direct to your home! Marrelo solutions s.L Legal Consultants has three offices in Nerja, Frigiliana and Benalmadena. Marrelo Solutions specialise in conveyancing and Spanish Inheritance. They have many properties available for sale and long term rentals. They are offering a 10 per cent discount on Spanish and UK wills throughout May and June. If your PC or laptop is playing up visit Dotkom, a Toshiba certified laptop engineer with over 18 years experience. As well as repairs, Dotkom specialise in PC and laptop sales and accessories. They

install Windows software in any language for XP, Vista and Windows 7. They also provide an internet and phone service. If your car needs repairing, or you want to have it spray painted, visit Jonathon at Artucolor. artucolour is a general mechanics, offering car body repairs and body painting. Axces Property Direct is an advertising and marketing solution for those who wish to sell your property privately. Axces offers a range of services, from listing your property for FREE, to their Premier Service where they present your photos and create an impressive online property brochure for potential buyers to view. Get fast and reliable internet for only 29€ per month via televideo. With over 750 content clients, you can’t afford not to call them! For all your asian food products and only a short drive away, visit the Country Farmers Market, Trapiche or see main advert for further location. Come and see Glenn and Carlos at The Big garage. With over 40 years mechanics experience they speak English and Spanish and specialise in Land Rovers, and 4 x 4's. They can also give your car a full service. They use genuine Bearmach landrover parts and accessories and are easy to find. As you head down from the motorway turn right at the new Lidl exit, keep right and you’ll see them in front of you. Open all day Monday to Friday 9 5pm. Get those toes ready for the summer! Not only for the ladies, Veritys also offer a male pedicure for 14€. Ladies, send your men’s feet to Veritys and they will return them in much better shape! For an extra 8€ they give them a hair cut as well! Veritys also has intensive hair rehydration treatment for ladies at only 8€. Vibrotrim has been well received and we are able to offer competitive rates. Call in for a free demonstration. For details on all the above see pages 80 and 81. And don’t forget to mention if you do visit or use their servcies that you saw them in The Sentinella! And finally If you would like to get your business noticed in the Nerja area for as little as 20€ per month call 664 210 468 for further information.


Ink Cartridges

Compatible or Original Epson compatible ink cartridges 6.00â‚Ź each Visit us at the Farmers markets Trapiche = Tuesday Puente Don Manuel = Friday For orders and delivery please contact:

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Recently I attended an auction evening to help the residents of Save Our Homes Axarquia (SOHA) and even with the current crisis there was a decent turn out at Moreno’s bar, in Puente don Manuel. Now, I like many people in the area am finding less money to ‘waste’, but I felt that these people were in much greater need than myself, so I made a bid and won an item which some kind local traders donated. So you can imagine how incensed I was to realise that only six members of the SOHA actually turned up to support the event (and to those I take my hat off)! These people post their plight to all in sundry asking people to support them when the member’s don’t even bother to support it themselves! I like many people here in Spain will suffer the few thousand Euros to make sure my paperwork is up to scratch, but I put that aside to support others and I am disgusted that this association should show such little interest in how people like myself are putting themselves out to lend a helping hand. There is an old saying, “God helps those who help themselves” and thanks to the many ‘other’ members of SOHA that’s exactly what I shall be doing in the future! Dez Roberts

Recession Hits Money Laundering With thanks to John Hammond for sending in this pic, taken in USA 2008.


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s d r e i r t l our toucan r n o u in fri y Co he W een est A ealth t e n W h i o n a a T o ! f ber rld is ll has vood m O Nuthe Wothat sti ctising ra of ntry np nin cou rest i e e B t in

Population - 8,800,000 Language - French Located - West Africa Capital City - Porto-Novo Currency - WA Franc religion - Christian Main Exports - Cotton Literacy rate - 52% Life Expectancy - 61 years g.D.P. Per Capita - 1,200 US$ total area - 112,622 km2

SAXON S.L JcB digger Hire velez-Malaga area

National sport - Football Biggest Celebrity - Actor Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese actor, dancer and fashion model who was born in Cotonou, Benin and is now a naturalised US citizen. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as 'Mateo' in the film 'In America' in 2004. interesting Facts - The Portuguese were the first Europeans to explore the coast of Benin. Benin's shore includes what used to be known as the Slave Coast, from where captives were shipped across the Atlantic. Elements of the culture and religion brought by slaves from the area are still present in the Americas, including voodoo. Once banned in Benin, the religion is celebrated at the country's annual Voodoo Day, which draws thousands of celebrants.

The Nerja Hire Centre

We buy & sell good quality secondhand furniture. We are offering a new service selling items for our customers for an agreed commission.

Now based opposite Lidls (See map below)

*Landscape GardeninG *carpentry * stOrM daMaGe *LandsLides and tracK cLearinG *pLUs aLL Manner OF diGGinG UndertaKen

662 39 83 72 / 678 23 22 53 email: saxonsl@live.co.uk

NEW STOCK NEW PRICES Email: nerjahirecentre@terra.es You can view a selection of our furniture on: www.nerja-hire.com

Office Tel: 95252 2687 Jackie Tel: 691 552 459 Ctra. Nerja-Frigiliana, Km. 1-4, Nerja We are here Motorway

services

We are also available for removals and domestic hire Why not pop in & see what we can do for you

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Papaya - Now Lukuma Papaya is now LÚKUMA but its still the same... The King is Dead, Long Live the King! That´s how we can resume our feelings in our “headquarters” in Paseo de Larios 1, because after 5 years of being known as PAPAYA, we have to say goodbye to our good name thanks to the piratic action of a important commercial group from Madrid (with not one single shop!) that has registered the brand and obliges us to change the name we created and thanks to all our customers, supliers and friends has become a sinomyn for fashion & style, and has made our little shop in Torre del Mar beign so great that the big ones imitate us. But we wont leave! and with a twinkle of an eye we re-launch ourselves under a new and now registered trade name: L Ú K U M A. We are proud and happy to invite you to continue discovering the great, nice things that we have always offered you all these years this time under the new name L Ú K U M A. Open seven days a week.

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Car Boot Sale

Car boot fairs are usually set up in a field somewhere, but the one at El Pantano Restaurant, you couldn´t ask for a more stunning venue. Backing onto Lake Viñuela and a backdrop of the M a r o m a mountains, it really is a great site to bag a bargain. There is a w ide variety of goods from general bric a brac to some beautiful pine garden furniture to fantastic ladies fashion. Currently they are held on the first and third Sunday of the month. So whether you are a trader, browser or buyer, “COME ON DOWN”!!

Please visit our new web site: www.lukuma.es Fruity & Juicy Fashionwear Paseo de Larios A-1 C.P.29740 Torre del Mar - Málaga 952 965 892 www.nustabeads.com See advert on page 69

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It´s that time again when we delve into the mind of our Finance Minister and see what he has picked out this month. This month he has chosen Serco and has bought 159 @ 628p “They are a global service company that manages laboratories, local education authorities, leisure centres and prisons. They also run London Docklands light railway and air traffic control towers in the Middle East and America”. Last month’s share European Goldfields bought @ 465p are now 468p Still going strong guv!

See main advert on page 114

Random Joke A woman goes to the doctor, beaten black and blue. Doctor: "What happened?" Woman: "Doctor, I don't know what to do. Every time my husband comes home drunk he beats me to a pulp." Doctor: "I have a real good medicine for that.. When your husband comes home drunk, just take a glass of sweet tea and start gargling with it.Just gargle and gargle."Two weeks later the woman comes back to the doctor looking fresh and reborn. Woman: "Doctor, that was a brilliant idea! Every time my husband came home drunk, I gargled with sweet tea. I gargled and gargled, and nothing happened!" Doctor: "You see how keeping your mouth shut helps?"


Andalucia Damp & Timber Control s s s s s s s

A Professional company with friendly helpful advice A long term cure for all your internal and external damp problems No more annual external painting Cures for areas where running stream water etc is a problem The ultimate timber treatment including: woodworm, dry & wet rot killers Unique U.K Supplied products System is approved by Insurance Companies

Non Injection System Also: Are you experiencing movement/shrinkage cracking to your masonry walling above slab, retaining or boundary walls? If so: s A permanent affordable solution is available s A full range of quality British Stainless Steel fixings to “STITCH” failed areas. s Solutions for Lintel fatigue to window and door frames. s We carry Full Public Liability Insurance s All work is guaranteed and carried out by our fully trained technicians to a professionally high standard s Free initial survey

Call: 666 991 041 or visit our website

www.andaluciadampcontrol.com Need your Rejas, Railings & Gates painted or spruced up?

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will decorate all your ironwork professionally & efficiently Please call for a FREE quote: 952 551 231 or 693 563 483 Tlfn: (+34) 669 899 065 Email: acecarrental@hotmail.co.uk

Michael/Maria Reeve Airport pick-up and delivery Urb. Lomas del Sol nº4 Benajarafe Alto, 29790 MALAGA - SPAIN

HOME HEALTHCARE Our Non Urgent Home Health Service is open 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. Call now and an experienced GP will visit you in your home, workplace or hotel, normally within three hours, 12 hours a day Monday - Saturday. w SimpleCare’s rapid response visiting doctor service will get an experienced GP to you in about three hours, 9am to 9pm, Monday - Saturday w Our doctors are all fully qualified, experienced and accustomed to treating private patients with fast-moving lifestyles. w If you need referral to a specialist, this can be arranged rapidly, sometimes within the hour in emergency cases, using our network of top specialists and leading hospitals. A prompt referral like this can sometimes be a life-saver.

Please note that for very serious or life threatening conditions, you should dial 061 for an ambulance

For more information call: 952 768 315

Expert medical care straight to your door


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El Salmon Restaurante It´s been a while since we have visited El Salmon Restaurant in Torre del Mar and it´s still by far in our opinion one of Axarquia´s best restaurants. We caught up with William the owner. “what is your secret in making El salmon so special”? “To be honest it is a mix of different things, we are one of the few places who are only a restaurant, no bar, no cafeteria just a restaurant where you can dine in a relaxed atmosphere”. “Ok but not only that, what about your cuisine”? “We serve a mixture of international cuisines using local products and of course fresh vegetables. I find it very difficult myself on my day off to find a restaurant which serves fresh vegetables”. “what about the crisis”? “I can’t tell you honestly that we have not been affected by this very much at all. Which is very good news for us. We serve a good quality menu of the day which is a very good price and comes with great service and ambience. We also receive a number of

celebrations booked each week too”. “what kind of parties? Many people are mentioning that there are less and less events being held”? “All kinds, communions, birthday parties and we have even had some small weddings receptions. The success is in serving quality food at good prices. We are serving complete menus all inclusive starting from only 20€. We also organise if required live music for private parties. In fact I am a musician myself” You have some interesting and new dishes on your menu. Where do you get your new ideas from”? Well on my day off I try to look for different products and then experiment with them, sometimes with Philippe, the old owner of El Salmon and together we create new recipes”. “William & Roccio” offer everyone a warm welcome and promise to provide you with the finest dishes using only fresh ingredients. See main advert below.

Superb Daily menu at €8,45 from 1.30pm  until 4pm

Specialists in International Dishes To see the full menu please email: restaurantelsalmon@hotmail.com Avenida Andalucia 56, 29740 Torre del Mar Tel: 952 965 424      Mob: 662 086 854


THE MOSQUITO SCREEN COMPANY with a MaNUFaCtUriNg FaCiLity iNtrODUCiNg 2 NEw MOsQUitO sCrEENs tO sPaiN thE MagNEtiC iNsECt sCrEEN

l Top of the range 100% insect proof l Magnetic seal allows simple window operation l PVC Frame fastens to window or brickwork l Easy to fit or remove for cleaning l Suitable for domestic & commercial applications l For the DIY enthusiast, this screen can be ordered and comes with easy to follow

manufacturing and measuring instructions in English

thE aLUMiNiUM hiNgED sCrEEN *A simple but very effective screen *Powder coated decorative profile *Suitable for Internal or External applications *Also American style swing doors at the Mosquito screen Company, we now manufacture all types of screens, from aluminium sliders, roller Blinds and the above. we also deliver to the trade and public within 3 days of order.

NOW  INTRODUCING: Aluminium Double Glazed Windows & Doors Balcony Enclosures in Double Glazing or Mosquito Screening Come and see me at the Indoor Farmers Market Trapiche every Tuesday. We also guarantee we will not be beaten on price or quality. For more information or free quotation, please call:

Tel/Fax: 952 573 577 / 690 296 952 / 638 499 140 or 665 392 299 Email: the.mosquito.screen.company@gmail.com Or visit our website: www.mosquitoscreenco.com


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Simple Care - Torrox Costa The Sentinella took some time to speak

to Juan Jose Bazan Ortega, the company administrator for Simple Health Care SL, a fully registered Spanish company in Torrox Costa. When asked what makes Simple Health Care SL different from other health service providers, Juan said: “Health insurance is fine if the insurance company still want you when you’re older. That is the time when you really start to need your health insurance. Usually, this is when they exclude you because of your age or a preexisting medical condition. Our service is simple. There are no escalating premiums, no exclusions for age or pre-existing conditions and all the savings from our contracted rates are passed to our members. You can use SimpleCare as a “top up” or to fill in the gaps of a health insurance, or ... to replace / instead of a

health insurance plan.The rates we have negotiated with our selected providers are very low. For example, you can have a consultation with a specialist from between 21-30€ instead of 70-100€!” Simple Health Care offers an annual SimpleCare membership entitling members access to its network of selected healthcare providers and associated services. Members pay for any treatment directly to the healthcare professionals, benefiting from significantly reduced rates of half price or more. Members have access to a comprehensive range of services, including surgeons, dental clinics, family doctors, diagnostic centres, spa and wellness centres, opticians and hospitals. Contact Simple Health Care SL on 952 532 023 / 952 532 218 or see advert on page 32

Tours are from: 1 1/2 hours to half day to full weekends with accommodation. From beginners to the experienced, all are welcome. All protective wear provided. Also horse riding available.

Book your excursion now!! email: quadventures@hotmail.co.uk

664 317 523 600 359 553


MECHANICAL DOCTORS MECHANICAL GARAGE

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tEL: 951 28 44 26 MOB: MiChaEL 671 758 375

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THE DOG HOUSE While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. *Large Enclosed Play Area *Lots of Country Walks *Pet Collection / Delivery Service *Vet Services - On Call *Gourmet Meals if Required

‘only the beSt for your pal’ Ring: Phil (mob) 649 079 321 Email: philipclayton_1@msn.com Comares / Benamargosa Ex - cat & dog airlines.uk Recommended

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The Word Throne Something a little different for writers this month, direct from The Word Queen… What is a Book Doctor? Essentially a Book Doctor is a fancy way of saying someone who critiques your writing on your behalf. To be in with a good chance of landing a book deal from a publishing company, or getting an agent to take on your work, a book critique of your manuscript is greatly advised. A good Book Doctor will look at various elements of your work, including but not limited to: •Does your book include believable characters with enough layers? •Does the descriptive vocabulary of your book engage all five senses of a reader? •Does your book depict a thorough sense of place? •Is the pacing of your book correct? •Does the dialogue of your book read well, or is it wooden in places?

•Is the general theme of your book obvious? •Does the book content suit the target market? •Is it evident whereabouts in the bookshop this novel will sit, ie, the genre? •Is the plot of your book consistent? •The layout and presentation of your manuscript •Do your scenes convey a believable and relevant atmosphere? •Grammar and punctuation of your book. I hope this article has given you a broader understanding of the role of a Book Doctor. It isn’t about finding out if your book is ill. It’s about making sure that your book is the healthiest it can possibly be. And remember I offer a FREE EDIT along with my critiques…! Love & Light The Word Queen xx Contact The Word Queen on 610 976 284, email info@thewordqueen.com, or log on to www.thewordqueen.com (see advert below)

The Word Queen has more than ten years experience of proofreading, writing, editing and critiquing work under her crown!

I offer: *Proofreading *Line Editing *Full Critique Service *Book Publishing *Marketing Packages I also offer personal writing coaching & tuition

For more information call: 952 968 096 / 610 976 284


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Mind, Body, Spirit Greetings to this months “Mind Body Spirit feature. Thankyou for all your letters and emails- I’ll try to answer as many of them as space permits. Before I go any further, I want to return to the anonymous correspondent from Torre del Mar, and their question about compulsive eating……. "I have an eating disorder. Whenever I am alone in my house I raid the cupboards and stuff myself with junky food. After, I feel very depressed - at times suicidal. This is also affecting my weight, which has ballooned in recent years. I feel like a constant failure and I want these feelings to stop. Can you help?" anonymous, torre del Mar Your compulsive eating of junk foods is an attempt to stave off the strong negative feelings you are suffering from, to fill the seemingly bottomless pit of depression and feelings of failure, and to bring some relief and comfort into your life, albeit fleetingly. Where these feelings originally come from is harder to identify, but they began at a very early time in your life which you probably have no- or little- conscious memory of. At the root of depression often we find deep feelings of abandonment, lonliness and emptiness which were possibly caused by prolonged and premature separation from our mother in infancy. The reasons are less important than the acute and lasting feelings of lonliness, emptiness and worthlessness which such separation engenders in the baby, conditioning them into the developing nervous and emotional response system.

While such feelings may lie dormant during later development and adulthood, they emerge at some stage, often “triggered” by a life-change event. So why the cravings for junk food? We need to go back to the infant: and their “hunger”- not for food but for love, nurture, comfort, security, a sense of belonging and worthiness. Often the baby’s distress signals are interpreted and responded to as hunger for food, leading to a conditioned or learned stimulus- response syndrome. Back to our adult, correspondent: when the old familiar feelings surface, you unconsciously seek to assuage them, to fill the emptiness in the conditioned waywith food. Junk foods - high in fats and sugars, have a high “comfort value” they give a feeling of fullness and energy inside which temporarily mask the underlying emotional need. Like any substitute however, the effects are short-lived, and the feelings return with a vengeance, often intensified with more self-hatred and sense of failure as a result of the latest binge. Healing the deeper underlying emotions requires intensive work, ideally undertaken with the help of a skilled practitioner. You may find the guided visualisations on my CD “Heal Yourself” (available by mail order) helpful in learning this new, healthy relationship with yourself. to book a healing session with richard call him on 676 346 402. For further info log on to www.richardwaterborn.com Email questions to: rwaterborn@eircom.net


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Every Monday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Bingo 8pm. Call 685 552 529

Tel: Jacqueline 658 729 274 Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, Torre del Mar, Quiz night from 8.30pm with cash prizes. APARIV Charity Quiz last Friday of every month. Call 952 544 362 Every Thursday Tiffanys Roys Quiz with cash prizes. Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel 952 519 733

Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. Call: 685 552 529.

Every 1st Saturday of the month. Foodie Feast at La Vaqueria. Curry, TexMex, Barbeque or Buffet. All you can eat for 8.35â‚Ź. Bring your own booze and enjoy a fun economical evening! C/Arroyo limon, Benamargosa. Reservations 952 517 273

Every Thursday Bar Triana Beckys Bingo, cash prizes 7.30 p.m. Call: 618 373 316

NEW!! Yoga Classes El Trapiche bar. 10.30 every Friday. All welcome. 619 800 702

Every Wednesday Modern Jive Dancing. Restaurante Parquesol, Torrox Costa. 8.30pm. Modern Jive dancing with tuition.

Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, Puente don Manuel, Dale 600 783 870

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 2pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Dale 600 783 870

Ibiza Decorations For more information: Call 637949877 Email: Ibizadecorations@gmail.com We speak : English, German, Dutch, French and Spanish

Now available in every design and measurement you want: Ibiza Lounge Furniture for indoor and outdoor. We also deliver Shabby Chic, Brocante furniture and decorations.


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Auction!!

Yo Jive Modern Jive Dance Classes have a great new venue in Torrox Costa. Classes every Tuesday & start at 8.30pm. Modern Jive is easy, fun and a great way of meeting new people. You dont need a partner come by yourself or bring a friend. Beginners always welcome. Come and join us Tuesday nights at El Ancla de Cirilo, Calle de Pe単oncillo, Torrox Costa on the N-340 between Nerja and Torrox Costa. Email: info@yojive.com

You may have tried the markets and the boot fairs to sell your wares. Now for something new. Why not try an auction?

Boot Sale on 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month, at Restaurant El Pantano, A356, Km30 overlooking Lake Vinuela. Call: Spanish 619 471 301 or English 669 600 419 Market of Artesanos - Local craftsmen selling and demonstrating a variety of crafts at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa on Saturday 19th June from 11am. Pitches still available at time of print: enquiries to Su on 952517273

On Sunday 20th June at Sirocco, Venta Baja there will be an auction where anybody can enter a lot in order to sell it. A very small commission will be charged on all lots which will be donated to charity. The event will commence at 10am and those with anything to sell are required to bring there items before then. On the morning there will be live music and you are all invited to use the barbeque free of charge, just bring your own food!! For further details, please call Virginia on: 685 590 360 or call in to Sirocco and discuss your lot!!


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DREAM OF EDEN GARDENING SERVICES General Maintenance “Water Systems” Fencing Hard and Soft Landscaping

Contact: Don Brown “The Sentinella’s Gardener” 30 Years Experience Phone: 685 584 829 / 634 492 385

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CO BRIT R E D A A M For your wood Carpentry Poligono la Panoleta C/Juan gris No 5 29700 Velez Malaga tel: 952 501 543

kitchen furniture, Doors, windows wE sPEak ENgLish!

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may spring a surprise appearance on you this month. Lucky sign - Ultra long legs Leo - Investment is on your mind this month, so prepare to take a gamble and watch your money grow like a tree. Lucky sign - A limp lettuce leaf Virgo - Planet Mercury is bypassing your sign, which will mean you will have a lot more wind than usual. Please be aware of where you drop it. Lucky sign - Weebles Libra - Take up karate lessons this month and chop a table in half with your bare hands. It will make you feel so much better. Lucky sign - Three spinning tops with no bottoms Scorpio - When you find the old windmill you know you are only one clue away from knowing the utterly gruesome truth. Lucky sign - Pritstick without the stick Sagittarius - What do Jack, Jill and the Hill all have in common? If you don't know the answer to this question then you really do need to consider a brain transplant. Lucky sign - A damn good surgeon And if it´s your birthday this month, it´s going to be a SCORCHER!!

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? n O s ’ t Wh a Royal British Legion Torre del Mar We meet every Wed between 12 - 2pm at the La Vega Rest. next to Mercadona supermarket. June Events: 1st Bowling at Ozone, 2nd Weekly Meeting, 8th Day trip to Ronda & Iceland Supermarket 12€ members 14€ non members, 9th Weekly meeting, 16th Weekly meeting, 23rd Weekly meeting, 26th Armed Forces Day (Veterans Day) Dinner & Line-Dancing TBC, 30th Weekly meeting. Bookings 663 658 354, Welfare 628343198, Membership 617997095 rbl.torre-del-mar@hotmail.com. Web site at www.rbl-torredelmar.org.uk Lux Mundi Torre del Mar June events: 17th Trip to Gibraltar, The musical appreciation Society will be meeting every Tues during June 3pm-5pm. Every Mon 3pm5pm German speaking afternoon, Every Wed 3pm-5pm Art Group, Every Thurs 3pm Reflexology - Informal Classes, Every Fri 11am-1pm Coffee morning & Boutique, Every Sat, 5pm Catholic Church service, Every Sun 10:30am Anglican Service St. Barnabas. Deposits required for all trips & events. For more information tel 952543334 Trapiche Branch of TRBL meets on Wednesdays at El Trapiche Restaurant at 12 noon. All weekly meetings have mainly free activities, June Events 2nd Bingo, 4th Trip to El Chorro. Meal NOT included 9th Beetle Drive, 13th Afternoon tea with the President’s Lady, 16th Monthly Lunch El Trapiche Restaurant, 23rd Skittles, 30th Compendium. Book at Trapiche on Wednesdays. Branch Information Gordon Reith 951 239 366 or Mobile 628 785 686. Social and Bookings Sue Reith 951 239 366 or Mobile 618 585 061 or at El trapiche Welfare Committee from 8am - 10pm 680 764 130 from 08.00 till 22.00

RBL - Benajarafe Branch Meet every Friday from 12.30 to 2.30pm, at the coastal, Puerto Niza restaurant, we enjoy bingo, quizzes, more entertainment and monthly outings, a superb lunch inc. drinks, and we welcome all new and existing RBL members. Call 952 514 226 or 669 201 927 Alcaucin Branch of TRBL meets every Thursday noon at the Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel to enjoy social activities and meet new like minded friends. We regularly have a quiz, bingo, surprise events and presentations. Regular trips are arranged departing locally. June Events, 3rd A mad game of Balderdash & Social, 10th General Knowledge Quiz & Social, 17th Bingo & Social, 24th Bob & Franks Music Quiz & Social and don't forget 2nd July Shopping trip to Gibraltar. If you feel you would like to help with our Poppy Appeal please ring Harvey or come along to Bar Atila any Thursday lunchtime. For details of upcoming social events contact Barbara on 636203135. Branch Contact is 696 391 224. Harvey. Welfare Contact is 690 310 951 Dorothy. Golfnutz meet every Wednesday at Santa Clara (Otura, Granada) for golf banter, all abilities welcome. Sense of humour essential. Call 679 982 992 or caddy master on 858 702 800. RBL - Los Romanes Branch NEW VENUE - La Vinuela Restaurant, Vinuela Village. We meet every Tuesday from 12.00 noon until 2.00pm at the above. On the first Tuesday of every month we have menu del dia at the restaurant. Please feel free to come and join us any time, you do not have to be a member. For social, contact Lorraine on 952 510 203. For other, contact Margaret on 951 167 600. Visit our website on: www.rbl-losromanes.org.uk

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What’s O n? ABC Dance Group Thank you to all our dancers and friends who have supported the ABC dance group this past season. Our first dance of the new season will be on Saturday September 11th, El Trapiche Restaurant, 7.30pm. Tickets 12€. Please book early and let us know your menu choice. Lessons will finish as from the end of May, restarting in September. For more information call David on 952 531 259 Mobile 617 863 193. Jacine 952 510 096 or email jacine@gonuts4free.com Have a wonderful summer and keep dancing. FHT Axarquia Therapists Support Group Next meeting 16th June The Camping Bar Restaurant, Vinuela, 7.30pm when Linda Jarrett will do a presentation on Hot Stone Therapy followed by some ‘hands on’ work. Linda also practices Sports Massage, Swedish& Indian Head Massage & Reflexology under the name of Bodytec.com. in the Venta Baja area. If one of you has a portable bed that is easy to bring along, please let me know in advance.Jennywright04@gmail.com or by telephone: 951 321 613 or 680 500 073. RBL Colmenar 16th June - San Miguel Brewery visit - followed by shopping at either Plaza Mayor or Ikea, 8th September - Sevilla contact Yvette Atwell on 951 313 090 / 676 680 337. Membership- Marjorie Keefe 951163071 Social Secretary -Marjorie Corbett 952037556 and Dorothy Whiteoak (Welfare) 690310951. Come Dancing for Cudeca. Last supper dance before sept is June 19th 7.00pm for 7.30pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, chicken or fish meal included only 10€ (best value for money on the Costa de Sol) Usual mix of ballroom, old time, jive and scottish reels. Come and join in the fun and help raise more money for Cudeca's hospice. All money raised in the raffle goes to this worthy cause. Over 3,000€ already raised. For more info and reser-

vations Contact Mike on 952 510 189 or Joyce 616 046 713 jjmunns@gmail.com The “On Our Own” Group was formed to bring together people who find themselves on their own due to bereavement, divorce etc, and who are looking for a way to meet others in the same situation with a view to making new friends. The Group meets every week for either an informal chat or other simple activities and is open to all Nationalities. Come and join us on Monday 1:00-2:30 at Lux Mundi in Torre del Mar.Tel 952 54 33 34 or just turn up on the day. Call for June activities. Costa Animal Society June events 27th June 27 Cómpeta Quiz Night at La Roca, Cómpeta. Food available. Raffle and prizes. 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Entrance 3€. 2nd July Advance notice of the CAS Summer Ball: “A Night of Tropical Splendour” at the Hotel Al Andalus, Maro. Themed three-course meal with wine, coffee and liqueurs, plus entertainment from Mark Peters and Andy Time. Booking essential. Tickets 35€; book ten or more and get one place free! To reserve: Please telephone the CAS office on 95 252 3607 (10am – 1pm). Out of office hours, please call Vera on 95 252 9670 / 630 003 450. Curry Night - fantastic value for money! A foody feast for only 8.35€. Authentically prepared traditional Indian food at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa on Saturday June 5th from 7pm. Bookings 952517273 To raise much needed money for the Malaga Animal protection Society, 26th June Golf at Santa Maria Golf 40 Euro inc Green fees, buggy and lunch fantastic prizes to be won. 31st July Charity Sumer bash 30 Euros a ticket top band “Not to fall” top DJ and Buffet. 19th September sponsored fun run. Contact Rachelle on 689604966 or check out our website www.mapss.eu

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n o i t a m r Info ...In our own random order! Bus Times Call: 952 540 936 Nerja-Malaga 06:30, 07:30, 08:30 08:55, 10:10, 11:10, 12:25, 13:40, 14:55, 15:55, 17:10, 18:40, 19:40, 20:25 Malaga-Nerja 07:00, 08:15, 09:15, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15; 17:30; 18:45, 20:15, 20:45, 21:30 Expect to pay approx 2.90€ one way and 5.15€ round trip Nerja-Nerja Caves 08:10, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 11:50; 11:55, 12:35, 13:10, 13:35, 14:25, 15:25; 16:40; 18:10, 18:55, 19:30, 20:10 Nerja Caves-Nerja 08:45, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:15, 12:50, 13:30, 14:45. 15:45, 17:00 17:45; 18:30; 19:30; 20:15 Expect to pay approx 0.80€ one way Nerja-torre see Nerja-Malaga times torre-Nerja 07:45, 09:00, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15; 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:45, 16:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:30, 21:00, 22:00. Church services in English anglican - Services - Inglesia de San Miquel (St Michael’s Church) Nerja - every Sunday at 12 noon (except during May). Short Holy Communion Service Wednesdays at 09.30am at the Church Shop, calle malaga, Nerja. Call: 952 521 339 / 952 522 460 Competa - Holy Communion every Sunday at 5.30pm in the Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta Malaga - St George's Church 12 midday Sundays torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Centre 09.30am Sundays anglican communion. torre del Mar - Services in English - St. Barnabas IERE (Anglican). Holy Communion 11am. 2nd and 4th Sundays. Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. 6pm. Evensong 1st Sunday, all at Lux Mundi Centre, Calle Casa de la Vina, two minutes walk from the bus station. Tel: 952-030-461 (Priest) or 952 510 056 (Church-

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 warden). roman Catholic - torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Saturdays 5pm, (Winter), Saturdays 6pm, (Summer) Church of scotland Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre - Worship every Sunday at 11:30 Tel 952543334 or 687764705 for more information. Evangelical - torre del Mar Evangelical (Presbyterian Church) meets every Sunday for Worship in English at 11.30am in the Picasso Room, Hotel Torremar, (off Paseo Larios) C/ Saladero Viejo 15 Torre del Mar. All welcome. Minister J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel: 952 532 825 or: www.torredelmarchurch.org torrox Park Community Church meet at 11am on Thursday for coffee and discussion on current topics. This is an informal meeting for everyone to join in. At Tapricho Tapas bar (opposite El Pino camping), Torrox park. more info: Minister J. hartsmith foy, Tel: 952 532 825 or www.torroxparkchurch.org. Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Wednesday Fellowship - 7pm. We meet at Fellowship of the King premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone 952 033 021 or 952 518 185 Bank hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. taxis torre: 952 540 016. Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 952 540 016 Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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ambulance : 061 water : 952 540 662 Electricity : 952 540 662 tourist information Nerja: 952 521 531 torre del Mar: 952 541 104 weekly Market days Mondays: Torrox Costa tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche on the road to Benamagosa. wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria & Algarrobo Costa thursdays: Velez Malaga & Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Puente don Manuel & Cala de Moral saturdays: Caleta de Velez & Competa sundays: Malaga Consulates Uk Opposite the main bus station Edif, Eurocom Bloque Sur C/Mauricio Moro 2-2º- Malaga 952 352 300 ireland Avda, de los Boliches, Nº15 Fuengirola 952 475 108 Netherlands/Dutch Avda, Carlota Alesandria, 33 Edif. San Andres - 1º-7 Torremolinos 952 380 888 germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 telefonica Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004

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1. Where was Acadia? 2. What is Mariolatry? 3. How many hands is a pony at most? 4. What is tahina made from?

2. A carpenter was in a terrible hurry. He had to work as quickly as possible to cut a very heavy 10 foot plank into 10 equal sections. If it takes 1 minute per cut, how long will it take him to get the 10 equal pieces?

5. Who was the father of geometry? 6. Name Andy Capp's best friend? 7. Which is the warmest sea? 8. What is a group of pheasants called? 9. Who or what is a palooka? 10. What was Didus Ineptus?

1. Two planes take off at the same exact moment. They are flying across the Atlantic. One leaves New York and is flying to Paris at 500 miles per hour. The other leaves Paris and is flying to New York at only 450 miles per hour (because of a strong head wind). Which one will be closer to Paris when they meet?

3.What English word can have 4 of its 5 letters removed and still retain it's original pronunciation? 4.Johnny's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name?

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) : a h a h s e k o J The marriage of an 80 year old man and a 20 year old woman was the talk of the town. After being married a year, the couple went to the hospital for the birth of their first child. The attending nurse came out of the delivery room to congratulate the old gentleman and said, 'This is amazing. How do you do it at your age?' The old man grinned and said, 'You got to keep the old motor running´. The following year, the couple returned to the hospital for the birth of their second child. The same nurse was attending the delivery and again went out to congratulate the old gentleman. She said, 'Sir, you are something else. How do you manage it?' The old man grinned and said, 'You gotta keep the old motor running..' A year later, the couple returned to the hospital for the birth of their third child. The same nurse was there for this birth also and, after the delivery, she once again approached the old gentleman, smiled, and said, 'Well, you surely are something else! How do you do it?' The old man replied, 'It's like I've told you before, you gotta keep the old motor running.' The nurse, still smiling, patted him on the back and said: 'Well, I guess it's time to change the oil. This one's black.' ------------------------------------------------------The room was full of pregnant women with their partners. The class was in full swing. The instructor was teaching the women how to breathe properly and was telling the men how to give the necessary assurance to their partners at this stage of the pregnancy. She said, “Ladies, remember that exercise is good for you. Walking is especially beneficial. It strengthens the pelvic muscles and will make delivery that much easier!” She looked at the men in the room, “And gentlemen, remember -- you're in this to-

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Properties For Sale/Rent EXPats iN sPaiN, Wanting to go back to England, need a place to live in the Worcestershire area? Lovely ground floor flat for sale, 2 beds totally refurbished with garage. No Chain, £115,000 Tel: Mick on 0044 7770972725 or email thermawarm@aol.com or Carmen on 662378911 or email:  carmen.cienfuegos@hotmail.com tOrrEViEJa (ViLLa MartiN), 1 Bed apartment for sale. Sleeps 4, new UPVC windows with kitchen appliances on nice complex with pools. Sold as seen, £55,000 O.N.O. Call Mick on 0044 7770972725 email: thermawarm@aol.com or call Carmen on 662 378 911 or email carmen.cienfuegos@hotmail.com for more information. www.holidayrentalinspain.com tOrrEViEJa (ViLLa MartiN), 1 Bed apartment for rent. Sleeps 4, new UPVC windows with kitchen appliances on nice complex with pools. Sold as seen, £55,000 O.N.O. Call Mick on 0044 7770972725 email: thermawarm@aol.com or call Carmen on 662 378 911 or email carmen.cienfuegos@hotmail.com for more information. www.holidayrentalinspain.com tOrrOX PUEBLO LargE tOwNhOUsE 150sqm and terrace. In need of rebuild with plans. Paperwork in order. Call: 95 252 5830 / 609 931 224 35,000€ o.n.o. 2/3 BEDrOOM hOUsE tO LEt in Benamargosa. Available for long or short term lets from 300€ pcm. Also holiday lets from

200€ per week. 2 mins to supermarket, bars and swimming pool. Call: 636 117 210 CaNiLLas DE aLBaiDa Reformed onebed village house, kitchen/diner, lounge with fireplace, bedroom, bathroom, roof terrace, parking nearby. 72,000€. Tel: 0044 7789 352454 PLOt OF LaND. 2100sqm. Beautiful veiws towards Alcaucin. Good access, water/elec available. Suitable caravan/investment. Offers over 35,000€. Tel 693269766

hOUsE FOt LEt iN iZNatE, 1 bed, separate sitting room and dining room, big terrace, pets permitted. Great access and parking next to house. 225€ pcm. Tel: 634 498 179 FOr rENt 2 BED MOBiLE home in quiet, rural location, 5 mins Los Romanes. Mains water & electric, sat dish. Good access. €275 pm inc. Tel: 660123349 hOUsE FOr saLE. Charming town house in Riogordo. 3 Bed, fully furnished, Sat TV, telephone. REDUCED €159,000 NOW €135,000 Tel 600 248 795

Properties Wanted waNtED rENtaL PrOPErty. Long term from sept. min. 3 bed, good sized garage/workshop, land suitable for horses only preferred. Private position. Periana school catchment area. Tel 693269766.


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ACCOMMODATION wEscuela la Crujia Rural B & B & guesthouse in a pretty converted school, 10 minutes from Velez Malaga,Tel: 606 010 580. Email: toni@escuelalacrujia.com

AIR CONDITIONING wFor air Conditioning call Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar

ALARMS wPerfect alarm s.L: Security systems, Video systems, Alarm systems and Home automation. Call: 608 517 661 email: perfect.alarm@listener-seguridad.com www.listener-spanien.com/andalusien www.andalusien.eurotec-ibiza.com

ALL AROUND THE HOUSE wFrank Multi-services: Reforms such as: Kitchens, Bathrooms, Patios etc. Electrics, Plumbing, Concrete Driveways, Solar Systems, Air-Con, Carpentry and any other improvement for you house or business. Free estimates on fix figure and working to deadlines. Reliable and work guaranteed. Call: 669 009 821

BABYSITTING wBabysitting service, Mature reliable lady, offers a babysitting service in the Viñuela and

surrounding areas. Own transport, CRB checked, qualified 1st Aider, Reasonable Rates. Call Linda 620 566 402

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE wLouise Beauty & Boutique The Alcaucin side of Lake Viñuela Call: 951 167 181 or 680 855 030

BOOKSHOPS wPasatiempo Calle Infantes 30, Torre del Mar, 952 543 703, www.bookshoppasatiempo.com

BOOTSALES wBoot sale Bar Ortega, Las Cuevas de Comares KM10 MA-3107 on the Riogordo to Benamargosa road. 1st Saturday of the month 10.30am - 15.30pm. Traders by 10am. Breakfast 2.50€! Guinness 2.95€! Cars 5€, Vans 7€. To book your space call or text 620 34 15 49. Supported by Mr. Clutter

BRITISH SUPERMARKETS warkwrights English Shop. Turn right at Venta Baja Crossroads or call: 952 519 780 or 951 167 674 www.arkwrights-groceries.com

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Business Listing BUILDERS wterence seaton & J Daniel - Renovations & Refurbishments. Professional builders with over 20 years experience. Tiling, painting, plumbing, electricity. Free advice, no obligations. Tel: 664 459 868. www.jdanielconstrucciones.com wall types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 wspanish family builders for reforms, new builds, walls, pools etc. Good reputation with clients and known well in local town halls re: permissions etc. English speaking answering service. Please telephone: 660 144 402. wJr Construction Extensions, Reforms, Tiling (Int & Ext), Terraces, Walls, Garages and Painting. Reliable, Quality Workmanship. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414 or Richard. 636 857 715. C/Virgen de la Milagrosa Nº 3, Los Romanes, 29713, Malaga.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY wspanish Management are seeking associates here in Spain and Europe. Call us to see if you measure up to help us to go forward in 2010. Tel: Tina/Geoff 0034 666135516

CAR AND 4 x 4 PARTS wall Makes and Models Land Rover specialists, trade and public welcome. Nationwide delivery service. Call Tropical 4x4 on 951 707 785 www.tropical4x4.com

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

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

CARPENTERS wandrew rodgers 20 years experience in kitchens, wardrobes, shelving, aluminium door & windows. Call the Window Doctor for any window problem. Roller shutter blinds, mosquito blinds, security locks, repairs and renewals reasonable rates, Tel: 660 597 894 email: rodgersfamilyinspain@yahoo.co.uk wMadercobrita Poligono la Panoleta, C/Juan Gris, Velez Malaga, 952 501 543

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING wCall roy on: 958 640 068 / 656 561 669. Professional Machines, Best prices, Distance No Problem. 16 years experience. wProfessional cleaning of suites and rugs at reasonable rates. Dry within hours using 21st century equipment and chemicals. Phone:TRUECLEAN ON 952 030 356 / 618 475 977

CHIROPODISTS wregistered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. 15yrs experience NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715

CLEANING SERVICES waDCC Filipina cleaners w/English, ref. and experience. Call: 646 692 679 / 630 498 427

COMPUTERS wPCtorrox.com. All computer problems solved. Torrox/Nerja and surrounding areas. Free Advice. No Fix No Fee. Hardware ,Software and Website solutions. PC service - only 50 Euros. Call Rab on: 952967124 or 645236259. wComputer help.Troubleshooting & Repairs. New PCs supplied with Windows in English. WiFi installations. Reasonable rates. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. Patient & professional. Call David on 952 54 96 07 or 654 899 976. wComputer Problems? Help is at hand. Upgrades, repairs, hardware and sofware problems solved, NO FIX - NO FEE. Advice on buying and setting up the right computer for you. Tuition from complete beginners to advanced, get the most out of your PC. Call David Fleck on: 952 510 729 / 620 328 382 or email: david@technophobe.es www.technophobe.es

DENTISTRY wian Pett Dental Care, Five star dental care you can trust. Edif. Al-Zabel, Local 7, Cruce de Periana, 29713 Alcaucin, Puente don Manuel. 951 139 287 / 691 700 587 UK +44 1708 616 148. www.ianpettdentalcare.com


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Business Listing wClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157

D.I.Y -GENERAL HANDYMAN wgeneral handyman/D.i.y No job too small from painting, tiling, plumbing and general maintenance. Friendly reliable service given. Not a builder, hence reasonable rates charged. Los Romanes and surrounding area. Tel: 618496266

DOG GROOMING wthe Dog shop, Professional grooming salon. All dogs welcome, any size, any breed. Tel: 645 525 782, Centro Comercial, 10, Torrox Park. www.thedogshoptorrox.com

EDUCATION & COUNSELLING wFor English speakers: Educational Psychology Assessments and Services. Counselling for Adults and Children. Fully qualified staff with experience in the UK and in Spain. Telephone Pat or Albert on 620 150 605 / 678 4 2 9 6 4 9 . E m a i l :  e d u c a t i o n a n d a l u c i a @gmail.com www.educationandalucia.com wEnglish Language assessment for English speaking school children. We will find the weak areas and work to improve these with our fully qualified (UK), very experienced tutors. Please phone for help and advice 628 116 210 wMathematics tuition All levels from basics to A-level (Pure and Mechanics). Well-qualified and experienced UK teacher. Telephone: 681 186 543 or email: Jatmoon@aol.com.

ELECTRICIANS wElectro-Cute! English J.I.B. Electrician For all your electrical needs and problems Fault finding/Lighting and power/Air conditioning Electric gates and Intercoms/Pumps Rewires/Upgrades Call Stefan 610 048 919 electrocutester@gmail.com wLakeside Property services, 24 hour call out emergency Electrician and Plumber. Call David on: 627 931 357 wFrank Electric: Bulletins and projects authorised by industry. Under the new regulations 2003. New and rewiring of houses, offices, locals, projects. Aircon and Solar Energy. Free estimates on fix figure and working to deadlines. Reliable and work guaranteed. call: 669 009 821

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wab ax Properties Colinias del Puerto 124, Avenida de Andalucia, Caleta de Velez, 952 511 103, www.abaxproperties.com waxces Property Direct sell or rent your property privately. Save thousands in agents commission fees. Call or email: 0034 625 346 200. Email: info@axcespropertydirect.com Website: www.axcespropertydirect.com wFleming Properties, Calle Las Melosas, Edf Nautico, Torre del Mar, 952 547 131 or 637 278 306, www.fleming-properties.com waxarquia Properties s.L Call; 952 554 235 or 626 038 851 Email: sally@axarquiaproperties.com www.axarquiaproperties.comEstate Agents wBuy a home spain/rent a home spain, Avenida Andalucia, 135, Torre del Mar. Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

FREIGHT & ONLINE SHOPPING DELIVERIES wFormula Freight, Call us for all your UK to Spain delivery requirements right to your door, to the Costa Tropical. Call: 01296 770029 Email; ian@formula-europe.co.uk www.formula freighteurope.co.uk

FURNITURE SHOPS wCudeca Second Hand Furniture Shop, tel 952 545 212 Calle Infantes 48, Torre del Mar (by Thursday market) open from 10.00 to 16.30 Mon to Fri and 10.00 to 13.30 Sats. For donations of furniture please call Tony 661 826 654.

GARDENING SERVICES wred Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 657 165 373

GREETINGS CARDS w we supply spinners etc free of charge with our greeting cards, on a sale or return basis. Discontinued cards from 0.42 cents. We stock Spanish, English and American tree free greeting cards.Tlf:- 679 982 992 or email: algomas4u@googlemail.com


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Business Listing HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav@terra.es (business opportunity also available): wweightwatchers Meetings in English. Nerja, Velez and Torrox. Call Candace on 952 549 607 or 626 672 493 for further details email: candace.edwards@weightwatchers.es

HOLIDAY LETS wVillas to Let Privately owned luxury villas to let. Contact Christine: 627 820 669 www.villaslet.com 958 36 40 16

HORSE RIDING walcaucin horse riding, Lessons, trekking kids club on Sats 10am - midday. Ring Charlotte for more info. 620 609 374. Website: www.horseshoeranchspain.webs.com wandalucia horse riding 1hr, 2hr or day rides with picnic or bar lunch. Situated close to Lake Vinuela. Also riding Holidays with accommodation. Tel: 616 032 215 E-mail andaluciahorseriding@gmail.com Facebook – Andalucía Horseriding

HOUSE CLEARANCES wCarousel second hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank, 630 211 907

INSURANCE wLCJ iNsUraNCE, Not the cheapest, Not the dearest, Almost certainly the best, *Health Insurance, * Travel Insurance - Multi trips, *Car and House Insurance, * Funeral Plans, Call: 952 515 224

INTERNET SERVICES wriosat:sL, No landline required. High speed Internet and telephone services. Some areas free installation. Prices starting from as low as 20 euros per month. Call: 951 239 310 / 626 679 018. Email: info@riosat.com Web: http// www.riosat.com wBroadband & Digital tV services Fast Reliable Internet - ONLY 29€ per month. Excellent coverage in all Campo & Urbanised areas- NERJA - TORROX - COMPETA -

MARO - FRIGILIANA & MORE NO landline required - 179€ one off install cost, 2Mbs high speed connection, 12 month or Pay as you Stay. Low Cost or Free Skype calls & set up. Money Back Guarantee.FREE CONSULTATION & SIGNAL TEST. Over 750 Contented clients on the network. CALL: 693 777 065 or 952 525 948 COMPUTER REPAIRS & SERVICING SATELLITE & DIGITAL TV SERVICES TELEVIDEO Personal Service since 1993. Call today or visit our shop in C/.Los Huertos 97. Nerja. (Near the Parador)

KENNELS AND CATTERY wwagtails boarding kennels for cats and dogs. Dogs walked 3 times a day in 36,000 sq metres fenced land. Phone Val 655 579 792 or Richard 645 659 935 or www.wagtails.es wthe Dog house While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. Large play area, lots of country walks. Pet collection/del. service. Vet services on call. Gourmet meals if required. 'Only the best for your pal'. Ring: Phil 649 079 321 Comares/Benamargosa. Email:philipclayton_1@msn.com Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. Refs available. w home From home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of excercise, fun and cuddles. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com. Also within 15km daily home visits for dogs, cats, horses etc. wDog care in our home with us, food, warmth, exercise and affection. Fully netted secure areas. Diet and meds. Ex UK dogs home worker also voluntary work. Call: 669 346 268, Casabermeja

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

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Business Listing winternational Law solutions. English speaking Spanish Lawyer. English and Spanish legal advisors. Urb Torrox Park, Zona Comercial 3, tel/fax: 952 527 831 or 615 338 075, Email: info.ils@hotmail.com

LOCKSMITHS wBritish Locksmith - 24 hour service, good rates. Tel: 676 262 073

MACHINE HIRE wMachines for hire, for all your building & reform requirements, with or without driver. Call: 696 547 646, on road to lake. wsaxon sL JCB Digger Hire. New machine Good rates. Velez Malaga Call: 678 23 22 53 or 662 39 83 72

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

MEDICAL CENTRES wDr. Bernadette Veeger General Medicine 952 532 065, 617 913 196. Consultations by appointment and house visits. English, Español, Deutsch, Francais, Nederlands. Centro Mar y Salud, Paseo Marítimo, El Morche/Torrox Costa, www.centromarysalud.com

MOBILE MECHANIC wMobile Mechanic, call Terry: 951 239 660, or 659 483 561. Based in Alcaucin, 30+ years experience, all work fully guaranteed, 15€ per hour. Discount parts supplied. Covers whole of Axarquia, coastal and inland. I come to you!

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

OPTICIANS wheiko stumbeck, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar, 952 967 923 and C/Antonio Ferrandiz "Chanquete" 23-25, Nerja, 952 528 395. C/Jacinto, Benavente Edf. No. 6, Fuengirola, 952 197 565

PAINTERS wraC Decorators & tilers. All aspects of Painting and Tiling undertaken, Interior & Exterior Tel: 638-489-711 racdecor@ymail.com

PC REPAIRS wComputer Problems? Call today, no fix no fee no call out charges, 26 years experience, Hardware, Software, Networking, VOIP, Internet TV, if it’s PC based we have a solution. Free impartial advice www.riofox.com Call Richard on 628 823 148

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

PHYSIOTHERAPY wsanne h. Mortensen, BSc (Hons), MCSP, SRP, Spanish registered, Col no 2066. Clinic appointments or home visits in the Axarqùia region. Experienced UK trained physiotherapist offering post-operative rehabilitation and general musculo-skeletal conditions. Tel 626 152 756

PLUMBERS wwayne’s Drains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 w John Folland Plumbing & heating: All jobs from a dripping tap to fully fitted kitchens/bathrooms. No call out charge. Tel John: 622 050 803 or 622 180 606

PRINTING SERVICES wBusiness Cards double sided from 135€ for 500. Flyers double sided full colour from 150€ for 1,000. Call: 664 210 468

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE w axarCaretM Property Management and Maintenance Services. A full range of property maintenance services carried out by professionals, Building, Painting, Electrical Work & Plumbing the one stop solution. Property Management Specialists a very comprehensive service, Including professional pool cleaning, full details on the AxarCare website. Axarcare we take care of all your prope- rty needs. Company Website: www.axarcare.com Tel: 616809-423


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Business Listing PROPERTY MANAGEMENT waxarCare™ Property Maintenance www.axarcare.com Tel :616-809-423 wtenants-All types of rental,holiday,long/short term lets etc.,Owners - Make sure I know about your property, Please ensure you have contacted me so that I can help you. Tina 0034 666135516 or Email: officespanishmanagement@yahoo.co.uk www.spanishmanagement.com wBuy a home spain/rent a home spain, Avenida Andalucia, 135, Torre del Mar. Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

PROPERTY RENTALS wProperties – call Pauline 619 58 9696 for your rental requirements in the Viñuela, Periana and Alcaucin areas. www.andalusiproperties.com We also offer architectural services and surveys and have a number of reasonably prices houses for sale.

RESTAURANTS wtaj Mahal ( Torre del Mar ) Avda. Anadalucia, Blq. Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, C/Timon. Tel: 952 547 798 wtaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 or 667 934 731 wtaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra Nacional - 340 next to Post Office. Tel: 952 534 972 / 634 051 535

REMOVALS w2Js removals, House Clearances, UKSpain-UK, Local and International removals, Reliable service, free quotes, no job too small. Call: June or John 649 662 012 Email: jmcc1957@yahoo.co.uk warnold removals Local & International Great Service, Fair Price. Tel: 685 360 193 www.arnoldremovals.es info@arnoldremovals.es Call: 626 160 869

SATELLITE T.V. wtotal satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com wsky shop torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147 wsat. Co. Sky and “Free Sat.” HD. Call us 7

days a week. Call Tom on: 657 484 853

SHOPS wMoroccan goods, wholefoods, and a yoga retreat/classes centre. Drop into the cafe for tea and cake or vegetarian food. El Duende, 7 Los Ventorros de Comares, 29195. Tel 619800702 www.elduendeandalucia.com

SOLICITORS wC&D solicitors Specialists in Real Estate, Civil and Tax Law. Tel: 952 532 582 www.cdsolicitors.net or email:info@cdsolicitors.net

SPORTS INJURY/MASSAGE THERAPIST wFully qualified in sports/remedial Massage. Ultrasound Therapy, Reflexology, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage. MHFST, IHHT, MICHT, Dip. AOR. Call Linda 620 566 402

TYRES wCar, 4x4 and motorcycle tyres supplied and fitted. Punctures repaired, wheel balancing, competitive prices. Also ITV (Mot) welding. For a no obligation quote call: 676 719 066 / 620 627 214 or 952 517 502. Email: sainbena@hotmail.com Also iron work made to order.

WEB DESIGNERS wspanglish webs, Web designs, Database Programmes, Hosting, Domains, Real Estate Sites, English – Spanish Translation. All at realistic prices. Call Rachel: 951 708 454 or 691 660 187 Website: www.spanglishwebs.com Email: spanglishwebs@gmail.com

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- Very competitive rates - single items to a whole truck load for meats, cheeses etc. We are currently looking for agents in Andalucia to help sell this service.

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V IÑ uE LA FP0250 A modern, 135m2, three bedroom villa less than 10 mins. to Velez Malaga, marvellous views over the countryside, 8m x 4m pool and double garage

249,000€

A modern two bedroom apartment on the edge of this popular village within easy walking distance to amenities and community pool

Canillas de aceituno

FP0731

95,000€

Zaffaraya

FP0525

79,950€

A three quarter finished project of some 140m2 with courtyard and 25m2 roof terrace enjoying views over the surrounding countryside

An exceptional

torrox Beach Club three bedroom

apartment of 105m2 with private terraces, sea views and 120m2 basement/garage suitable for FP0290 269,000€ conversion 2 Puente don Manuel A 143m , three

FP0579

bedroom villa with garage and pool on an easily maintained plot of 420m2 close to all amenities. 2004 Mitsubishi 249,000€ Galloper included!

tOrrE OFFiCE Calle Playa Marina, 2D Torre del Mar. 29740 Tel: 952 54 71 31 Mob: 606 087 362 NErJa OFFiCE Calle El Barrio, 11 Nerja. 29780 Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306

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