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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 94

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For Sale S4 - 091 Outstanding 4 Bed 3 Bath Villa (172m² built 5,000m² plot), great location, private, peaceful and convenient, living room, spacious f/f modern kitchen/diner, 3 double beds, 2 baths, separate casita comprising 1 bed en-suite, storage outhouse, double carport, lovely mature gardens, orchard, pool, sunny & shaded terraces For Sale: HIGH QUALITY/LOW PRICE 275,000€

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Lovely 2 Bed 2 Bath Villa (100m² built, 352m² plot), f/f modern kitchen, lounge/diner with gas fire, fantastic covered semi-circular terrace, 2 double beds, master en-suite & family bathroom, 2 storage rooms ideal for conversion, easy-to-maintain gardens, lots of sunny & shaded terraces, wonderful views

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For Rent Ref: R3 - 202 Lovely 3 Bed 2 Bath Villa (120m² built 800m² plot), lounge with log fire, bar, f/f kitchen, dining room, utility, office, 3 double beds, master en-suite, family bathroom, various covered & sunny terraces, gated drive, mature gardens, a lovely 8m x 4m pool, southerly aspect & parking For Rent: 550€ per month For Rent

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Fabulous 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Penthouse, superb 32m² terrace with views of the beach and sea, lounge/diner, f/f kitchen, double bedroom and large luxury bathroom. Everything is brand new For Rent: 450€ per month

The good news: we are still making sales from exhibiting last year. Even better news: we are going again! If your property is not registered with us don’t miss out this time. Call, email or come to see us before it’s too late! Rincón de la Victoria

For Rent Ref: R2 - 197 Lovely 2 Bed Apartment (65m²) in centre of town, very near beach, living room/diner, breakfast bar to f/f American kitchen, glass doors to a sun lounge, 2 double beds, family bathroom, utility, views of the communal gardens and tennis court For Rent: 500€ per month

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It seems that last month’s editorial caused quite a stir in the Axarquia community! I’ve received countless emails and messages asking when I’m moving to America, why I’m moving there, and even what will happen to The Sentinella when I leave! I’m deeply flattered that you’re all so concerned, but it seems the editorial of May 2012 was slightly misread. I didn’t say that I was definitely moving to the USA. Instead, I merely hinted, right at the end of the column, that I’d quite like to move there. And I would. However, I also know that perhaps the Universe has other plans, so when the time does come for me to move (and that’s also in the hands of the Universe), I’ll follow whatever signs I receive at the time. Perhaps, I’ll end up staying here in Spain, and simply move to a different region, maybe only half an hour away. Or perhaps I’ll go to live in the land of Timbuktu. It’s exciting not to know what will happen…an adventure in the making. As for The Sentinella, Kami and Tony have ran it for the last five years, and apart from the odd piece of writing (such as these editorials), I don’t really have much involvement anymore. So I’m sure it will continue to flourish without my presence. Thank you for all your concern and well wishes…and remember, there’s a beautiful one bed apartment up for sale in El Morche if anyone wants to help me move even quicker! It’s now up for 90,000€ and it’s just across the road from the beach. All enquiries to:

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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)

Strange News

and that’s travel! I’ve just got back from a trip to Florida to see a very good friend (along with Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore), and in a couple of weeks I’m heading to someplace near Geneva to see another friend who sees spirits on a daily basis. Life is exciting :)

Feeling flush? You will need a head for heights when visiting this toilet otherwise it might leave you feeling a little flush.

Tony is also getting excited right now at the start of the European Championships. No doubt he, among many other expats living here, will be cheering on England, Ireland and of course España!

When the owners of this Mexican penthouse use the toilet or brush their teeth, they will be able to look through the floor to the bottom of the shaft. The luxury penthouse is built on top of an old Colonial-style building in Guadalajara, México, built in the 1970s.

And I can’t forget to mention the Queen’s diamond jubilee this month – 60 years on the throne. That’s a lot of time living in Buckingham Palace. Who am I to moan about eight years living in the same apartment...?!

That's because it is suspended on a glass floor above a 15-storey unused lift shaft.

Keidi Keating

The interior of the home was designed by architects Hernandez Silva Arquitectos, who explained that a characteristic feature of the project is the space that was originally intended for a never-installed second elevator, which has now become a powder room with a glass floor that looks all the way down.

Oh to Be a woman..........................Page 20 amazing insects..............................Page 46 recipe...............................................Page 62 what’s New.......................................Page 70 Correction........................................Page 71 Eat Your Veggies..............................Page 76 Find the Cat.....................................Page 78 Useless Facts...................................Page 80 Funny Pics.......................................Page 87 Countries Of the world..................Page 88 Paparazzi..........................................Page 90 Film review......................................Page 98 Dates For the Diary.......................Page 104 starsigns........................................Page 106 what’s On.......................................Page 108 Jokes...............................................Page 112 Puzzle Pages..................................Page 114

Ratty rat A rat called Robson has won the lead role in a new exhibition at a London tourist attraction. Robson saw off fierce competition to star in Rat Walk, a new feature at the London Dungeon about the role rats played in the Black Death. He was one of six rats auditioning to co-star with the Dungeon's Rat Catcher in the exhibition, due to open in time for the Whitsun holiday. All six had acting pedigrees with ancestors including Jasper, who appeared in Sweeney Todd; Ludo, who scuttled around on the set of Hot Fuzz and Nancy who starred in BBC1's Sherlock. But there could be only one winner and the judges unanimously crowned Robson the top rat. "Performing is at the heart of what we do and we hold regular auditions to find the best actors for the horrible character roles we have here at the London Dungeon," explained general manager Ben Sweet. "But auditioning for rats is definitely a first. We do already have a family of rodents living here, but they are not performers."

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Magnetic Letters Found on the Refrigerator One Morning: My Dear wife, You will surely understand that I have certain needs that you, being 54 years old, can no longer satisfy. I am very happy with you and I value you as a good wife. Therefore, after reading this letter, I hope that you will not wrongly interpret the fact that I will be spending the evening with my 18 year old secretary at the Comfort Inn Hotel. Please don't be upset - I shall be home before midnight. When the man came home late that night, he found the following letter on the dining room table: My Dear husband, I received your letter and thank you for your honesty about my being 54 years old. I would like to take this opportunity to remind you that you are also 54 years old. As you know, I am a math teacher at our local college. I would like to inform you that while you read this, I will be

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Brown says stability, reliability and approachability. It is the colour of our earth and is associated with all things natural or organic But did you know….. Mestizo Hispanics sometimes refer to themselves as brown or bronze. In the United States, Thanksgiving is represented by brown and orange. The Japanese do not have a specific word for brown. Rather, they use more descriptive names such as “tea-colour," "fox-colour," and "fallen-leaf.” In India, brown is the colour of mourning because it resembles dying leaves. American Indians believe the colour brown represents the power of self-discipline. Brown was representative of the Nazi party in Germany the from 1920s to the 1940s. The

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There is no question that the vehicle you drive is an extension of your personality -- an unspoken but clear message to the rest of the world. If you drive a brown car, it means you are a nononsense and down to earth person Two of the best known songs with ‘brown’ in the title are Van Morrison’s "Brown Eyed Girl" and The Rolling Stones’ rock anthem “Brown Sugar.”

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Oh To Be A Woman! A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his wife stayed home he wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed: 'Dear Lord: I go to work every day and put in 8 hours while my wife merely stays at home. I want her to know what I go through. So, please allow her body to switch with mine for a day.' God, in his infinite wisdom, granted the man's wish. The next morning, sure enough, the man awoke as a woman... He arose, cooked breakfast for his mate, awakened the kids, set out their school clothes, fed them breakfast, packed their lunches, drove them to school, came home and picked up the dry cleaning, took it to the cleaners and stopped at the bank to make a deposit. Went grocery shopping then drove home to put away the groceries, paid the bills and balanced the check book. He cleaned the cat's litter box and bathed the dog.. Then, it was already 1pm and he hurried to make the beds, do the laundry, vacuum, dust, and sweep and mop the kitchen floor. Ran to the school to pick up the kids and got into an

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Nine Words Women Use You women are just mad!! (1) Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. (2) Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house. (3) Nothing: This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine.. (4) go ahead: This is a dare, not permission.. Don't Do It! (5) Loud sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men.. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing.. (Refer back to No. 3 for the meaning of nothing.)

(6) that's Okay: This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man.. That's okay means she wants to think long and hard before deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake. (7) thanks: A woman is thanking you, do not question, or faint. Just say you're welcome. (I want to add in a clause here - This is true, unless she says 'Thanks a lot' - that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. DO NOT say 'you're welcome'. That will bring on a 'whatever'). (8) whatever: Is a woman's way of saying f*** YOU! (9) Don't worry about it, i'll do it: Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing herself. This will later result in a man asking 'What's wrong?' For the woman's response refer to No. 3. Now as for us men, how the hell are we supposed to understand you?

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Join us at Los amigos in June. Mon we have re! line dancing at 7pm with Rita. On Wed 13th and 27th we have our quiz night and “Play your - re Cards Right” starting at 9pm with prizes and a t s o xC free snacks. Fri nights are karaoke with Alan Torro and Hilary. Sat night entertainment in June is on the 2nd with Rivermen and Hawaiian buffet Craft and artisan indoor Market at El Pino night tickets 5€. On the 16th with Gasoline and Restaurant every Wed from 10am-2pm. Hand30th Charlie Miller’s Party Night. Every Sun we crafted stalls, including cards, jewellery, clocks, have Jam Sessions with Into the Blue or Dr painted tiles, pens, knitware, embroidery, gifts, Dave and friends from 8.30pm. On Tues 5th we plus second hand books, teddys and cd's. To are celebrating the Queens Diamond Jubilee find us please follow the signs for El Pino with Dr Daves singalong and Bangers and camping. If you would like any further info then Mash. Tickets 5€. On Wed 20th live music with please call Rachael on 651 787 501, indoorAndy Time and on Tues 26th we have a coach or call in and see trip to Gibraltar, tickets 10€. us on a Wednesday.... You will be surprised ! t it he abou ad all

CardioDance: Learn to salsa, cha cha, swing and hustle to an aerobic workout. Dance classes also held in all these, plus rumba, sal cha and choreographed routines. 606 086 300 Contact Lewis insurance services for reputable buildings and contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans, cars bought and sold, call Mark on 653 322 392. Great fun, great exercise and a great night out at Yo Jive Modern Jive dance classes held on a Tuesday evening at Restaurante Parquesol in El Morche Torrox Costa. Modern Jive (sometimes known as leroc, ceroc back in the UK) is a fusion of many dance styles to modern music (although it says Jive its not rockn'roll!) Why not give it a go, a few lessons and you will be hooked. Every week we have a beginners class, you do not need a partner, come alone or bring a friend. It’s easy it’s fun and it’s a great way to meet new people. Email, call or find us on facebook to find out more. Class starts at 8pm but doors are open from 7.45 pm.

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restaurante El Pino always has plenty going on with regular specials menus throughout the week. 2 for 1 with a new summer choice of meals, 2 for only 6.95€. Fish & Chips Fri, Buy 2 fish & chip meals and get a free bottle of wine and after join us on 8th June: Opening Game of Euro 2012, 15th June England v Sweden in Euro 2012 & 22nd June Quarter Final Euro 2012. 1/2 price Steak Night Sat Nights Buy 1, get 2nd 1/2 Price! Sun Lunches are served until 9.30pm, so you don't have to miss out on the sun bathing! Book to dine before 1.30pm, or book to dine after 6pm - Get FREE bottle of Wine! Royal Diamond Jubilee Party Sat 2nd June, limited tickets so book now, see advert for more details or call in. Join our Euro 2012 Club Now.. all matches shown live, Free/Discounted drinks/food during matches, Competitions & much more! "Restaurante El Pino, The only place to be for Euro 2012!

Light of india and Lew’s, one location; two cuisines. Enjoy both good quality freshly made Indian food as well as traditional fish and chips plus all the usual ‘chip shop’ food and more. 952 532 633 / 677 334 721

Light of India @ LEW’S For the Best Fish & Chips & Authentic Indian Curry under one roof. Opening times: Light of India: Tues to Sun: 1pm to 4pm & 6pm to Closed (Indian closed Monday) Lew’s: Mon to Fri : 1pm-4pm & 6pm-10pm Sat & Sun: 1pm to 10pm

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or at Egos in Competa on Mon & Wed. The Bowen Technique is a hands-on therapy that is applied using gentle pressure it can provide relief for many types of injuries and other health problems, it is appropriate for all ages. Bowen technique addresses the whole body holistically by restoring balance via the autonomic nervous system. Call Sylvia to find out more. Opening times at Rebeccah Curtis are Mon to Fri 10-3pm and Sat mornings by appointment.

Hi, we would like to introduce you to “guido Bauer s.L.”. We are a family business dedicated to all types of property management. We now have one large office in Torrox Costa, Centro International Block 76, ground floor. We are no longer connected to the office which we Caribe announces the launch of a range of had opposite Supersol in Torrox Costa, this ofTapas starting from 1,50€ with a small beer. fice is now an independent agent who has Tapas as many of us know originated from the nothing to do with Guido Bauer S.L., please dipractice of placing a small piece of bread over rect all enquiries to us in Block 76 this is very a glass, to stop drinks attracting insects. From important for us.. thank you. Here you will find there it has grown into a delicious range of biteour friendly team all tri-lingual speaking Spanish, English, German and French. We are estate agents, property managers and rental agents, also helpful with translation services, wills and inheritance and all types of insurances. Our dedicated rental team can offer you long and short term rentals. We are open everyday from 9.30–14.00 and 16.00–20.00 also Saturdays from 10.30–14.00. We are also contactable on our mobiles 24hrs. Come and see us, I am sure we can help you. Our motto ¨Guido Bauer once a client, always a client¨¨. REF 1154 TORROX COSTA supermercado Camping is open 7 days a REAL BARGAIN - STUDIO WITH SEAVIEW week from 8.30am until 8pm. We have fresh Lovely Studio apartment near to the beach, milk, bread, hot baguettes, fruit and vegeta35m2, completely furnished, american bles, ice and ice creams, greeting cards, alcokitchen, bathroom, open terrace with Guido Ba hol, blue camping bottles and lots more! Now beautiful seaview, community pool, tennis Block 76, G courts. Very centrally located, nearby to all in store is everything you need for the beach 29793 Torrox Costa from sun creams to lilos. We are easy to find amenities, shops and the promenade with and bars. This property has www.guidob at the entrance of Camping El Pino in Torrox its´ restaurants very good rental potential. Sales: Siobhan Park and remember we are OPEN ON SUNOnly 60,000€ Rentals: Manue DAYS as well. Visit sylvia Bowyer, a qualified practicioner since 2001 for Bowtech treatment at the Rebeccah Curtis wellness centre on Tues or Fri

sized snacks. Caribe has set a special area in our restaurant totally dedicated to Tapas, so if you fancy something traditionally Spanish with a bit of French ooo la la added Caribe is the place to go. The Caribe is located directly on the Paseo Maritimo in Torrox Costa just 100 metres from the Car Park next to the Iberostar Malaga Playa (walk down to the Paseo Maritimo and turn left 4th restaurant along), full directions and Google map available on our website torrox Park Cafeteria/restaurante a great place to relax and watch the world go by. Open daily from 10am serving breakfast, lunch and dinner from tapas, snacks, pizzas or fish, meat meals. Easy to find in Torrox Park at Urb Centro Comercial.

El ancla, on Penoncillo beach at Torrox Costa! Same ownership but new management, come and see the changes. A great Spanish and British menu, All day breakfast, tapas, bi-lingual friendly staff. Regular entertainment, private functions catered for, fabulous location right on the beach, plenty of parking, childrens play area, pool tables, Wifi, a great place to spend time at on a Spring day. Open 10am 'till late. June offers at rebeccah Curtis include Power Plate sessions 4€ or book 10 for only 20€s. Also on offer is our fabulous anti ageing laser facial only 75€. Open Monday to Friday 10am until 3pm and Saturday mornings by appointment. La taperia probably the best and most authentic Tapas Bar in Torrox Costa is run by Tanja and Nico and is located just behind Lloyds bank, beside the Notary opposite Mercadona. La Taperia is something special and different on the Costa. They offer more than 18 tasty

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Usborne special Offers: Bank Holiday Bumper Pack: 6 colouring books, 4 activity books JUST £25 (worth over £60); Summer Street Party Pack: 5 sticker books, 4 colouring books & 1 activity book JUST £25 (worth over REF 1135 TORROX PARK £60); Spectator Guides: Aquatics, Cycling, GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY - VIEW NOW Track & Field, Gymnastics - 4 for the price of Fabulous 2 bed apartment 42m2 + 17m2 3, save £5.99 Contact: Pille Parder (facebook); terrace in quiet residential urbanisation, phone: 681 195 136 or email: fully furnished, american kichen with all domestic appliances, south facing with

excellent sea views, large sunny terrace partially closed, very close to all amenities, If you are thinking if reforming think of Multionly 5 mins to Torrox Costa, community pool parquet & sevices based in Torrox Costa

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homemade Tapas and meals with daily dishes for just 5.90€! As well as delicious roast chicken and rabbit from their own rotisserie, they also have the best stuffed bagels on the coast starting from only €7.90 (enough for two)! You have to try them... you just have to visit them! We mean: it is the best tapas bar in Torrox! Why not visit them for a tapa and enjoy the cosy and unique ambience. Open from 10am starting in June, we have live music on Saturdays from 8pm till late. Also we will be showing the Euro 2012 football matches on our 47" TV inside the bar and on a 32" outside on the terrace. New in July on the 9th there will be an Open Exhibtion of paintings by Tanja Joachim. We welcome you to the exhibition and any other artists that might be interested in exhibiting in our showroom. Call 616 102 559 to place your order or reserve a table

since 2002 reforming and decorating for you! Specialising in Parquet flooring, underfloor heating, decorating, reforms and they provide an IKEA service, they supply, deliver and assemble. Call Matthias 652 357 584 russells British store always have a great stock of favourite british products. Vegetarian food and frozen weight watchers ready meals as well as a our normal frozen food section, we stock cleaning products, toiletries, pet food, greeting cards and more. Every month we have special offers in store, so please call in to see our June offers. If we havent got something you are looking for, ask and we can probably order it for you. Lads & Dads Barber shop Professional gents stylist and barber with 20 yrs experience. Open 10am-2.30pm with Heath & 4pm-6.30pm with Danny Mon-Fri. Call Heath 625 572 183 or Danny 638 401 226


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Happy 2nd Birthday Sands & C

Hip Hip Hurray Sands & C 2 year’s birthday The first Danish/English Café Bar in Torrox Costa run by Susan & Carsten, thanks all their customers for all the support in the first 2 years and m a k i n g Sands & C such a special place for everybody. They serve homemade food; from the special authentic Danish open sandwich with an English twist to Sue’s homemade pies and then of course their own baguettes with various fillings, etc. The

Sands & C baguette with Chicken & Bacon or why not try new the Bacon & Brie baguette. If you fancy a try salad, Sue’s Cesar salad, “It is to die for” quotation from a very good customer. If you fancy a pudding, they have a very good tasty selection from the Danish pastries baked in morning to the cakes and tarts or why not try the brand new fresh artesano Italian Ice cream. Every Tuesday Sands & C have a music night hosted by Vic Faulkner surrounded by lots of different guest musicians, great fun and great atmosphere. Every third Wednesday in the month, we have an international quiz night with Steve & Pam from APARIV and every Friday night, Sands & C have karaoke with Bjarne & Karin, why not come and sing along!! See advert below

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Sue & Carsten offer you a warm welcome

We have Danish OPEN SANDWICHES - ENGLISH HOME MADE PIES & BAGUETTES with fillings of your choice. Try Irish Rump Steak & Mushrooms, Danish Roast Pork or Hot Chicken and Bacon or Herrings on Rye Bread. Try the NEW Bacon & Brie Baguette NEW!! Danish Fillet of Plaice and Greenland Prawns on a Danish Open Sandwich Assorted DANISH PASTRIES, Apple Tart, Carrot Cake or Homemade LEMON CHEESECAKE topped with local oranges.

NEW! NEW! Fresh Artesano Italian Ice Cream - 6 deliciously different flavours Music Night with “Vic Faulkner” from the band “HELLO” every Tuesday night at 9pm Wednesday 20th June - International quiz night starting at 8pm Karaoke every Friday night at 9pm

Open from 11.30am to late 6 days a week (closed Thursdays)

Tel: 952 967 734

Find us on Paseo Maritimo, Torrox Costa At the end of Avda. El Faro, down the steps and we are on the right just behind the “Ruins”

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Homemade Pizzas from the pizza oven Tapas only 1€ - Caña 1.20€ - Bottled Beer 1.50€ English Breakfast inc. Tea/Coffee - 5€ Authentic Cocktails - 5€ - Best Mojitos in town!! Wednesday 13th & 27th June - Quiz 3pm Every Friday - Line dancing 3pm - 5pm - 3€ pp Every Tuesday - Learn to Ballroom dance with “Dancing Dave” 3pm - 5pm Everyone welcome, not just couples so why not give it a try! - 6€ pp First Wednesday in every month - U3A meeting everyone welcome For more info on all the events call Shirley Private functions catered for El Peñoncillo, Torrox Costa Tel: 622 421 090 Closed Mondays

Clinica Casa Blanca Therapy Centre Torrox Costa since 2008

Osteopathy, Massages, Bowen technique, Lymphatic drainage, Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu, Craneo Sacral, Ear-Acupuncture

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*Therapy for pain and illnesses 40€ *Osteopathy NOW 45€ *Bowen technique 40€ *Massages: - Neck and Shoulders or Feet JUST 15€ - Back, Neck and Shoulders or Legs 21€ - Whole Body Massage approx. 75 mins 39€ *Lymphatic drainage From 20€ *Reflexology approx. 60 mins 20€ *Reiki/Shiatsu/Metamorphic technique 30€ *Craneo Sacral Therapy 50€ *Ear Acupuncture 20€

special Massage Offers - Enquire within Urb. Jardines del Mar / Bloque C3 Tel.: 952 967 628 or 659 374 673 Home visits

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(with hosts “Flip” & “Trio Paco Group”)

Happy Hour Sundays 12pm - 4pm

(1€ bottle, 2€ pint San Miguel, 1€ glass of wine)

Tuesday 5th June - Queen’s Jubilee 50’s Fancy Dress Disco & FREE buffet from 3pm. Prize for best fancy dress

Last Sunday every month - Northern Soul from 8pm BBQ from 3pm

Sunday Nights - Karaoke with Bjarne Parties & Functions catered for

Open 11am - Late 7 days a week Call: 667 954 901 or 664 259 968 Torrox Park (bar on the goat track)

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A Taste Of Cornwall On The Costa Kevin Hanley, after years of selling genuine handmade Cornish pasties “upcountry” in the UK and Ireland, has now taken semi-retirement, moving to the beautiful coastline of the Costa del Sol. Known as “The Pastyman,” Kevin was the first person to sell Cornish pasties outside the county when he opened his first shop in Oxford in 1996. In true “Kernow” spirit, he took pasties to Dublin, opening four shops.

ing Jethro-style pub quizzes!) Alternatively, how about baking them from an oven near the door: where aromas can catch “beach bound” holidaymakers – who can’t resist a pasty for lunch? Kevin says: “It’s going really well for us so far. We’ve enjoyed the welcome that we’ve received — so much so that the idea of semi-retirement is slowly fading!”

Now, despite being semi-retired, he can’t resist the urge to bring his favourite food to our shores here in Spain. He supplies this original product to bars, restaurants and pubs along the coast. This authentic pasty is hand-crimped and handmade in Cornwall, blast frozen then shipped here. Kevin supports customers with his knowledge and passion for pasties, finding that the Cornish season and the one here on the coast are very similar. He assists his customers in marketing this exciting addition to their menu: and helps to promote themed “pasty nights” (includ-


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Our Famous Award Winning Pasties are now available for wholesale supply. GREAT CHOICE! Including our “best seller” The Traditional Cornish, along with our range of Pork Pies, Sausage Rolls and Scones Whether you’re running a bar, cafe, takeaway or Pizzeria, you’ll need Hanley’s Famous Pasties as part of your offering this season. Pull in those customers with the fabulous aroma of freshly baking Cornish Pasties & keep ‘em coming back for more! All our pasties are handmade in Cornwall, the genuine article

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Oh My! Just when you think you have seen everything! This is actually vegetable growing in Brazil called "Chuchu" pronounced shoo-shoo. Well well well....They DO grow on trees.

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Nicola & Stewart welcome all to El Faro (The Lighthouse)

Karaoke Friday & Sunday Evenings from 8.30pm Wednesdays are Curry Nights 5€ Sunday Roast 6.50€ - Bookings Only Pool Table arriving soon Sky Sports Bar Snacks Open From 6pm Tuesday - Friday 4pm Saturday - Sunday or earlier for special sporting events Closed Mondays

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Fancy A Unique Horse Riding Experience?

welcome to Finca Don Carmelo - Is there a better way to enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled countryside of the Axarquía than on the back of a horse? While riding through the sierras, olive groves and white washed villages of the Axarquía you will get a unique sense of freedom! At Finca Don Carmelo we have nine reliable horses available for guided trips of either half a day, including tapas and drinks, or a full day including lunch and drinks. trotting over lemons - Our horseback tours aren’t the average ‘one hour routine trips’. We ride through olive and citrus groves; we cross rivers and sometimes we make our own way through the wild countryside. During our trips, we allow time for a trot or a canter, but always

with respect for our horses. We ride with comfortable Spanish (vaquera) or English saddles. All our horse tours are accompanied. Our horses - We have nine riding horses, all well trained and reliable, with gentle natures. There is a horse for every type of rider, and depending on your level, we will match you with the most suitable one. reservations (++34) 65 22 007 02 “A unique experience. Breathtaking scenery, gentle and reliable horses, a relaxed atmosphere and genuine hospitality.” Sven Van Loo “A great ride and very good guiding. I felt at ease, even though I did not have a lot of horse riding experience.” Claudia Haex


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The humble louse – plural, lice – has earned a thoroughly bad press over the years, but they are one of nature’s most interesting and resilient insects! There are about 3,000 species of wingless insects, which mainly feed on the blood of animals. Head lice are unique in that they only feed on human blood. As well as humans, lice are common among goats, dogs and horses. They suck blood from their bodies. The different species of lice reside in different

layers of the body, but generally live in the subcutaneous layer of the skin. If the infected place is scratched a number of times with dirty hands or any other dirty part of the body, the infection can increase and, if untreated, may evolve into an incurable disease. This is very common among animals. There are three main types of lice: head lice – commonly called nits; body lice and pubic lice. Scientists have discovered that pubic lice were common among humans approximately two million years ago. One mature female louse can lay three or four eggs per day. This adds up to 90 - 120 eggs per month. Females typically only require one mating in their lifetime to produce all of their eggs

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Amazing Insects (Continued) The average speed of a louse is 3.75 inches per minute. This is equivalent to 18.75 feet in one hour, and approximately 450 feet per day. This is over the length of one football field. Lice are developing resistance to certain medical treatment methods, including the use of

more than 350 million dollars will be spent each year on lice treatments in the United States alone. You can maintain healthy personal hygiene and still become infected by lice. A healthy adult louse can live for almost three days without food. Adult lice are commonly the size of a sesame seed; the nit is approximately the size of the tip of a pencil lead. Itching from a lice infestation is an allergic reaction not to the bite itself, but from the saliva secreted onto the scalp. Head lice are incapable of jumping, hopping, or flying.

pesticides. Approximately 10-12 million Anericans will become infested with lice on a yearly basis, and

African Americans are less likely to get lice than other races. This is due to the fact that the African American hair shaft has a different shape that lice have problems adhering to. However, there are lice in Africa that have evolved their infection capabilities.

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Don't wait for the high temperatures and high prices of the summer. Buy Now! With our cool priced special offers on Quality Samsung & Panasonic Inverter A/Cs (other makes and A-rated non-inverters also available) Having your A/C serviced by our F-Gas qualified technician will save on running costs and help to reduce those ever increasing electricity bills, not to mention the removal of unhealthy bacteria. Our aim is to be environmentally friendly by reducing our carbon footprint, whilst saving our customers money on their bills. For more information on how you can reduce your electricity costs Please contact us or visit our website. Call Peter or Susie 655 211 192 polarair2000



Nerja is renowned for its friendly, efficient local businesses, caring charities and all-round community spirit. It makes sense to support the best of the best, so check these out!

rafters rastro – New 2 You Shop. We buy and sell your unwanted household items. We sell a huge variety of goods which are changing every day. Normally we have in stock; a wide range of furniture, lamps, vases, ornaments, general bric a brac, books and good quality second-hand clothes. Contact Alan or Wendy. Visit ink and Chips on C/Perez. They have all you need for your PC, such as ink cartridges and peripherals as well as laptop and printer sales. They also offer technical service 365 days a year. Come and see Glenn and Carlos at the Big garage. With more than 40 years experience as mechanics speaking English & Spanish, they can repair and service all makes of vehicles. Fixed price repairs whenever possible. They specialise in Land Rovers & 4x4's and use genuine Bearmach Land Rover parts & accessories. Steel & aluminium welding from 25₏. They are easy to find, as you head down from the motorway at Nerja, turn right at the new Lidl exit, keep right & you will see them straight in front of you. Open all day Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm. Telephone for a quote. Olas sports Lounge Bar June Events: May 27th-7th June The French Open, 1st The Oakes at Epsom, 2nd start of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations 60 years for Lizzy, 2nd Derby from Epsom come join the fun in the bar sweep, 2nd in evening England v Belgium, 3rd we will be holding a street party in the bar with tables set out as benches with bunting and traditonal, fun English music & fayre everyone welcome, this day will also see the flotilla of boats up the Thames which we show to all that are interested, 7th - 11th 3rd Test England v West Indies from Edgbaston. 8th start of Euro 2012 (8th June-1st July) come and join us and watch in style on our five screens and from our stand seating & VIP area!! The Euros will be on pretty much every day for many with 6pm and 8.45pm kick offs, 10th Canadian Grand Prix from Montreal, 10th Ireland v Croatia, 11th


Englands 1st game against France from Donetsk, 11th to the 17th Tennis from The Queens Club London, 14th is Ireland V Spain, 15th England V Sweden from Kiev, 17th British Moto GP from Silverstone, 18th Ireland V Italy, 19th England V Ukraine from Donetsk, 19th England v West Indies 2nd Natwest one day international, 19th-23rd Royal Ascot so come join us for racing in the day and a cheeky flutter, 23rd quarter final weekend combined with San Jaun come join the ska party in the bar The Olas Dj will be spinning the old vinyl in the bar with the tunes we will not forget. We will also have stuff going on on the beach so lets make this San Jaun better than ever, we are open all night!!!, 24th European Grand Prix from Valencia, 25th June8th July Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship, 27th June-July 1st for you people of Money, The Henley Royal Regatta, 29th England v Australia 1st one day international Lords, 29th Goodwood Festival of Speed, The Tour de France 30th of June-22nd July, final of the Euros Sunday 1st July. For any more detail please keep an eye on the boards outside the bar. Next raffle after the summer in September, thank you to all that attended our last one we raised over 1,000â‚Ź for Help for Heroes and Cudeca and also passed on at least half of that to the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary so thanks enjoy the Summer Dean Jill @ Olas. If your car needs repairing, or you want to have it spray painted, visit Jonathan at artucolor for the best price and service. Artucolour is a general mechanics workshop offering car body repairs and body painting. Dentadanes Dental Clinic offer top-quality Danish dental care at Spanish prices; a successful concept they have used since they were established in 1991. Open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. They speak English, Danish / Scandinavian, German, Spanish and Italian.

Lifes a Beach, Nerja, are gearing up for the Sunshine season ahead! Both boutique and (separate) piercing studio are designed to compliment each other; stocking ladies beachwear, colourful separates, cool mini, midi and maxi dresses, kaftans, cotton tunics, sarongs, hats and sunglasses, sandals sizes 3-9, bags and jewellery and of course, swimwear - in UK sizes! Plus gorgeous ladies fashion for day and evening all reflecting a Summer theme.

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Payback!! "Spare a thought for Michael O'Leary, Chief Executive of 'Ryanair'....... Arriving in a hotel in Dublin, he went to the bar and asked for a pint of draught Guinness. The barman nodded and said, "That will be 1€ please, Mr. O'Leary." Somewhat taken aback, O'Leary replied, "That's very cheap," and handed over his money. "Well, we try to stay ahead of the competition", said the barman. "And we are serving free pints every Wednesday evening from 6 until 8. We have the cheapest beer in Ireland" "That is remarkable value" Michael comments. "I see you don't seem to have a glass, so you'll probably need one of ours. That will be 3€ please." O'Leary scowled, but paid up. He took his drink and walked towards a seat. "Ah, you want to sit down?" said the barman. "That'll be an extra 2€. You could have prebook the seat, and it would have only cost you a Euro." "I think you may to be too big for the seat sir, can I ask you to sit in this frame please" Michael attempts to sit down but the frame is too small and when he can't squeeze in he complains "Nobody would fit in that little frame".

"I'm afraid if you can't fit in the frame you'll have to pay an extra surcharge of 4€ for your seat sir" O'Leary swore to himself, but paid up. "I see that you have brought your laptop with you" added the barman. "And since that wasn't pre-booked either, that will be another 3€." O'Leary was so annoyed that he walked back to the bar, slammed his drink on the counter, and yelled, "This is ridiculous, I want to speak to the manager"."Ah, I see you want to use the counter," says the barman, "that will be 2€ please." O'Leary's face was red with rage. "Do you know who I am?" "Of course I do Mr. O'Leary," "I've had enough, what sort of Hotel is this? I come in for a quiet drink and you treat me like this. I insist on speaking to a manager!" "Here is his email address, or if you wish, you can contact him between 9 and 9.10 every morning, Monday to Tuesday at this free phone number. Calls are free, until they are answered, then there is a talking charge of only 10 cent per second" "I will never use this bar again" "OK sir, but remember, we are the only hotel in Ireland selling pints for 1 Euro".

The Terminator Wasps & their nests TERMINATED

699 233 999 PPP

Caring for your Property, Pool and People Experienced, Professional & Reliable all year service. Pool Cleaning, Chemicals, Maintenance, Accessories or free advice. We cover a large area from around Antequera down to the coast Contact Ron: 637 995 088

Medical Thermography & Nutrition PREVENTION - EARLY DETECTION - MONITORING

Janet Van Dam tel: 618 989 125 Clinics at: El Morche, Competa, Puente Don Manuel

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Opening Hours 12pm - 4pm 6.30pm - 12am avda. andalucia, 35, algarrobo Costa tel: 952 551 439 Mob: 673 160 208

MENU DEL Dia 5.90€ 6.90€ EVENiNgs

DENtist Dr Bakri

*Dental Cosmetics *Implants Crowns & Bridges Algarrobo Costa Tel: 952 55 05 21

Torrox Costa Tel: 952 53 20 12

Emergencies: 678 974 892

English Dental Technician 30 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 are your albums and tapes collecting dust? why not have them put on CD Call: 952 558 507

Serenity Massage Therapy Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Therapy, Facials, Manicures New! - Spray Tanning - New! Look Bronzed and Glowing in minutes! Book your appointment now! Available at: Serenity Massage Studio in El Romo, near Colmenar Rumours Hair Salon in Puente don Manuel, Mobile service available.

Have a Spray Tan Party!

Call Teri: 662 466 249 or +44 7826 485310








GOOD FOOD AT GOOD PRICES Open 10am til late. Kitchen open til 9pm (til 5pm on Sundays)

HAPPY HOUR! Mon - Sat 6pm - 7pm Beer - €1.50 / pint Spirit & mixer - €2.00

Mon - 7pm - Bingo Tue - 8.30pm - Kim’s Quiz Wed - 2pm - Pool

(all welcome)

Thur - Closed Sat - 7.30pm Skittles

(all welcome)

CLOSED THURSDAYS Forthcoming Events Sun 3rd 2pm - Garden Party Pimm´s, sangria, cream teas and great chill-out music!

Fri 29th 8pm - Motown Night great sounds from the 60s & 70s with DJ steve


All our veg is supplied fresh & daily by Sharon at ‘The Little Farm Shop’


For information or bookings please call:

663 393 987

C/Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel

Jewellery Traders


Gold, Silver, Jewellery, Coins, Jewellery repair Antique Furniture & War Medals GOOD RATES PAID FOR SCRAP & ITEMS!!

Tel: 635 497 033 Email: or come and see us at the following markets:

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Tuesdays - Trapiche 10am - 2pm Wednesdays - Hotel Saydo, Mollina 10am - 2pm Thursdays (1st in the month) - Iznaja 10am - 2pm Sundays - La Trocha (Coin) 10am - 2pm (near the lift)

Michael/Maria Reeve Tlfn: (+34) 669 899 065 Email: Long term Car Rental pcm Group B 375€ Group C 425€ Group D 475€ Zafira 7 seater 600€ 4x4 700€

Airport pick-up and delivery Special offer - Hyundai Accent family sized car 100€ p/w (min 4 week hire) Free delivery along the coast from Nerja - Airport

Painter & Decorator *Qualified Tradesman *Over 35 years experience *All aspects of the trade covered *Reasonable Rates *References Supplied

952 030 891 628 653 676


“BARGAINS GALORE” 1st Sunday of every month

Restaurant El Pantano 9.30am - 1.30pm

(On the A356 towards Colmenar, overlooking the lake)

Call: 657 399 995 / 669 600 419

Mobile: 606 510 479 Chicken coups all sizes, Fencing, Gates, Trellises, Gazebos, Garden Furniture & Sheds MADE to measure CAR RENTAL IN ALGARROBO COSTA

Block Montevideo, 3 Algarrobo Costa Tel/Fax: 952 511 209 Email:

Delivery & collection from your location Transfers to/from airport and surroundings Unlimited kilometres, fully insured and guaranteed, additional driver included Rent for 3 days - GET ONE FREE!! We speak English, German & Spanish

aUtOCOOL The only mobile service specialising solely in car air-con systems. Get your a/c serviced now before next summer and before it lets you down. Have your headlights gone opaque or yellow? Before This is now a fail on After the ITV test so get them professionally refinished. For both services call Mike now on 951 321446 or 616 264067

PALM TREES FOR SALE All sizes from 3€


Dig them up and transport home yourself

LOGS FOR SALE Self service - 3€ per barrow load Finca dos Mundos, km7, Old road, Trapiche - Viñuela Tel: 952 03 06 79

AIR CONDITIONING Repairs Servicing / Installations Tel: 651 198 409 Email:


New powerful 500cc 4x4 Buggies on the Costa del Sol. Discover the magnificent inland Andalucia in a spectacular way! w w w w

Half day tour 31/2 hours The ideal gift or just an adrenaline boost Ideal for stags, hens or birthdays, etc. Drivers from 21 years with licence

You will experience the ultimate adventure, crossing rivers in a ”breathtaking” manner and being guided to places you have never been. Come and have a try!!

Call: 653 635 180 Email:

THE MOSQUITO SCREEN COMPANY w We have now been Screening the Costas and Inland for 10 years w We manufacture all types of screens, any shape, any colour w Magnetic Aluminium Sliders - Roller Screens - American Swing Doors and Patio/Balcony Enclosures ALUMINIUM - U.P.V.C WINDOWS, DOORS & CONSERVATORIES

w 70mm U.P.V.C w Internally Glazed w 28mm Double Glazed Unit w Tilt and Turn System w Sliding Sash System w Fully Fitted by our own Craftsmen

Tel: 622 244 116

Email: Or visit our website:

Building Contractors (Activo Construciones regd. No. 211249664) Here at Active Construction we value greatly our working relationship with our past, current and prospective clients. Our workforce has jointly 80 years experience within the building industry, mainly in the private sector. We understand what our clients’ requirements are, which is most importantly, value for money. Through experience we also understand the importance of regular contact and updated progress reports on current projects to hand, the importance of a fixed contract price and a timetable for the start and completion of the agreed contract criteria. Active Construction execute works ranging from the small repair jobs to new builds, reforms and major refurbishment works, swimming pool construction and re-modelling and many other single/multiple building trade applications.

Recently re-modelled swimming pool

From this

To this We work closely with an Architectural company who specialise in applying for and obtaining all the relevant Building Licences, projects and permissions. We also work closely with some of the major building/tile merchants in the Axarquia area and over the last decade we have managed to negotiate the best prices which we pass on to our clients, making Active Construction very competitive, this coupled with an excellent after sales service and a willingness to provide work of the highest quality make Active Construction very hard to beat.

Call Calvin on: 666 659 876 Spanish registered Company NIF: X-5347443-N D.I.C. Covering La Axarquia Casa 7, Pueblo Ana Maria, Fase 2, Los Romanes, 29713, MĂĄlaga

Full Takeaway Service


Rendezvous Bar & Restaurant

Delicious Homemade Pastas, Pizzas and Salads

Now showing ALL SPORT inc; 2012 Euro Championships, London Olympics, Grand Prix, Moto GP and more (bar area only)

Finest steaks, Fish & Chicken fresh from the Grill Light bites including: Fried Camembert Fresh Scallops Homemade Chicken Liver Pate

Full Breakfast Menu served all day, every day Tapas & Specials Board available every day

FULL MENU SERVED ALL DAY HEATED TERRACE DAY & NIGHT SPECIAL OCCASIONS & PARTIES CATERED FOR Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am – Late Tuesday – Closed Saturday 11am – Late Sunday 1pm – 8pm Camino de Venta Baja, Puente Don Manuel, La Viñuela Please contact Victoria or Simon on 676 582 147 or 622 404 339 for reservations and details of forthcoming special nights & events


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Recipe Of The Month Honey and mustard sausages ingredients • 2 tbsp sunflower oil • 48 cocktail sausages, separated if linked • 3 tbsp clear honey • 3 tbsp wholegrain or Dijon mustard 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/Gas 6/fan oven 180C. Pour the oil into a large roasting tin and heat in the oven for 3-4 minutes. Tip the sausages into the roasting tin and toss to lightly coat in the oil. Roast for 20-25 minutes or until browned and cooked through. 2. Drain the sausages well on kitchen paper, then tip them into a clean roasting tin. Blend the honey and mustard together in a small bowl, pour over the sausages and stir and shake them so they become coated. Return to the oven for 5 minutes, turning them over halfway. Serve hot or warm, with cocktail sticks and little pots of ketchup and mustard for dipping. 3. Prepare ahead: you can roast the sausages the day before, cool them on kitchen paper and

then just keep them in a plastic container in the fridge overnight. Toss in the honey and mustard mix and reheat for 10-12 minutes in the oven before serving.

Restaurant/Bar “The Garden” OPEN EVERYDAY EXCEPT WEDNESDAYS! Restaurant opening hours 6pm - 10.30pm Closed Wednesday Saturday 10am - 2pm / 6pm - 10.30pm Sundays 1pm - 10pm Bar open everyday from 5pm (inc. Wednesdays) Happy hour 5.30pm - 7pm (Tubo 80c / Pint 1.60€)

SPORTS FANS - Bar open weekends from 1pm Catch all your matches & events all on our 2 METRE SCREEN or Plasma TV (Happy hour 2.30pm - 3.30pm)

HUNGRY? Why not have Cod, Chicken, Scampi or Cheeseburger, etc. all served with homemade chips, spicy wedges or salad for only 3.95€. Other toasties and tapas also available Also available now Pizzas & tapas to eat in or takeaway Don’t forget Father’s Day Sunday 17th June Little gift for every Father Book now!!

10.95€ 3 course Sunday Lunch 6 choices of starters & desserts Beef, pork or chicken or combination of 2 meats, yorkshire puds, roast & mash potaoes + 5 vegetables & trio of sauces Main course only


Why not try our one meal special for 3.95€ Two of you? 2 meals and a bottle of wine - 10€

“Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Party” Sunday 3rd June from 1.30pm

Come and try our Bumper Breakfast on Saturdays for 6€.

Small breakfasts and toasties also available

Special offer!!

Bumper Breakfast + Freshly squeezed orange juice and unlimited tea or coffee


EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Everyday except Wednesdays & Sundays 6pm - 8pm 6 choices of Starters, Mains & desserts. Have a Starter & Main or Main & Dessert inc. a glass of wine, beer or soft drink FREE



For reservations & information: 696 206 158 or 665 070 281

Special menus available for groups & private functions, birthdays, anniversaries, etc...

To Puente don Manuel


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Random Jokes teacher: If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another 2, how many will you have? Johnny: Seven, Sir. teacher: No, listen carefully. If I gave you 2 cats, and another 2 cats and another 2, how many will you have? Johnny: Seven. teacher: Let me put it to you differently. If I gave you 2 apples, and another 2 apples and another 2, how many will you have? Johnny: Six. teacher: Good. Now if I gave you 2 cats, and another 2 cats and another 2, how many will you have? Johnny: Seven!!! a very angry teacher: Where the in hell do you get seven from?!?!? Very angry Johnny: Because I've already got a f****** cat. ------------------------------------------------------------the world's smartest Dog? As a butcher is shooing a dog from his shop, he sees ÂŁ10 and a note in his mouth, reading: "10 lamb chops, please." Amazed, he takes the money, puts a bag of

chops in the dog's mouth, and quickly closes the shop. He follows the dog and watches him wait for a green light, look both ways, and trot across the road to a bus stop. The dog checks the timetable and sits on the bench. When a bus arrives, he walks around to the front and looks at the number, then boards the bus. The butcher follows, dumbstruck. As the bus travels out into the suburbs, the dog takes in the scenery. After awhile he stands on his back paws to push the "stop" button, then the butcher follows him off. The dog runs up to a house and drops his bag on the step. He goes back down the path, takes a big run, and throws himself -Whap!- against the door. He does this again and again. No answer. So he jumps on a wall, walks around the garden, beats his head against a window, jumps off, and waits at the front door. A big guy opens it and yells at the dog. The butcher runs up screams at the guy: "What in the world are you doing? This dog's a genius!" The owner responds, "Genius? I don't think so. It's the second time this week he's forgotten his key!"

to discuss your individual needs, please speak your local advisor richard Mills. tel: +34 607 845 603 Email:

2nd June Jason Oliver sings 50s to the present “A show not to be missed”

23rd June Black and white Duo “Singing all the classics”

9th June Katie sings Rock n Roll “Get out your retro clothes and jive the night away”

16th June The Rivermen “An accoustic duo not to be missed”

30th June PJ and Mario “Some very good local talent come and enjoy!!!”

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Cómpeta Properties S.L. Always at your service

Avda. Sayalonga 24B, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel: (0034) 952 516 107 Avda. Constitución 37B, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel: (0034) 952 55 35 89 -

Property of the month


Now reduced to 229,000€

Beautiful property situated in an elevated position in one of the most sought after locations. Stunning views over the pretty village of Cómpeta, the verdant countryside, the impressive Sierras and down to the Mediterranean. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 110m2 living space, 814m2 plot, swimming pool and established gardens.

ref. V433

In conjunction with Cómpeta Properties S.L. Construction & Services “Care and quality combined” Avda. Sayalonga 24A, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel/Fax: (0034) 952 55 34 35

Cómpeta Properties S.L. Always at your service

Avda. Sayalonga 24B, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel: (0034) 952 516 107 Avda. Constitución 37B, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel: (0034) 952 55 35 89 - Arenas


Vélez Málaga



Now only 77,000€

Townhouse in need of complete renovation. 170m2. A superb opportunity for someone to create a very special home in Spain

Pretty townhouse situated in this thriving town. 2 beds, 1 bath, 70m2 living space, spacious roof terrace with magnificent views

Very attractive modern apartment. 1 bed, 1 bath, 45m2 living space, brand new fitted kitchen and bathroom. Excellent rental potential

Ref: TH391

Ref: TH390

Ref: AP073



Superb country villa with beautiful views. 2 beds, 1 bath, 95m2 living space, 1,668m2 plot. Ideal first step on the Spanish property ladder Ref: V538



Modern rustic style villa with magnificent views. 4 beds (extremely spacious master bedroom), 3 baths, 197m2 living space, 16.132m2 plot

Ref: V536



Stunning country home with stables. 4 beds, 2 baths, 318m2 living space, 5.365m2 plot, swimming pool, barbecue area, established gardens Ref: V537

In conjunction with Cómpeta Properties S.L. Construction & Services “Care and quality combined” Avda. Sayalonga 24A, Cómpeta (Málaga) Tel/Fax: (0034) 952 55 34 35


To advertise call 664 210 468 or email

What’s New?


Here’s a quick run down of some of the new businesses in “The great mag this month”

Can you believe it... they sent my Census form back!

El Faro Tel: 646 756 692 - Advert on page 42 Aquavelis Tel: 952 54 27 58/62 - Advert on page 97 Sharkys Water Sports Tel: 610 034 846 or email: - Advert on page 62 JetNet Broadband Tel: 902 750 778/636 957 734 - Advert on page 54 Town Fryer Tel: 608 531 601 - Advert on page 66-67 Sciroccos Advert on page 99 Churchill Timber Tel: 671 98 68 11 Email: Advert on page 50 Buzz It Tel: 675 091 982 Email: Advert on page 18 Friends Tel: 952 519 733 - Advert on page 95

In response to the question: "Do you have any dependents?" I replied - "2.1 million illegal immigrants; 1.1 million crack heads; 4.4 million unemployable people, 91 thousand people in over 85 prisons; and 565 idiots in Parliament. Apparently, this was NOT an acceptable answer. Who did I miss ?

To advertise call 664 210 468 or email


***CORRECTION*** of José Luis Viera, the low level of Spanish in

The Sentinella’s commercial sales department

S.O.H.A.(Save Our Homes Axarquia are pleased to announce as a result of it's efforts, the retraction of the erroneous and misleading advertisement in the last two months issues of The Sentinella. This referred to a group of professionals claiming to be agents of the Junta de Andalucia and offering to legalise or regulate houses built on non urban land. Soha will act vigorously against any person or body attempting to mislead it's members. See retraction and apology below; “In last month’s issue of The Sentinella we placed an ad based on Decree 2/2012 regarding the Regularisation Houses of Andalusia which indicated that we were "Agents of the Junta de Andalucía", this assertion is not true but is an error that stems from the poor English


and the use of internet translator programs. What we had wanted to express was our experience. With reference to the improper use of the logo of the Junta de Andalucía, its use was intended to indicate that the Decree 2/2012 was a decree made by the Junta de Andalucía. In fact, we are NOT agents of the Junta de Andalucia. As regards the period of 12 months, it comes from a misunderstood phrase which refers to the transitional provision of Law Tercera.3 2/2012 of January 30, procurement and removal of supplies. The truth is that there is NO time limit for the regularisation of houses. For all the above, we apologise for any confusion we may have caused. It has never been our intention nor The Sentinella’s to mislead or cause problems for anyone.” Jose Luis Viera



Spicy & Mild options

Chicken strip salad

Authentic & Fresh

Soup of the day

In house desserts Veggie dishes


Thai Chef


Sushi, Curr y


Stir fries & more

torre Del Mar

952 540 254

ample Parking


avda. andalucia, 34B

12:00 – 16:00 & 19:00 – 23:00 Closed Monday (except fiestas)


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Solar Shade How can we enjoy the sunshine at home, not get too hot and keep air conditioning costs down? By using Solar Control Window Film – that’s how! Supplied and fitted by Solar Shade to glass curtains, glazed balconies, conservatories, windows, cars, yachts… really, where there's glass that's where we can stick it! What does Solar Control film do? As it sounds, it controls the sun’s heat build-up entering the room through the glazing, making for a comfortable temperature. It can reduce 400+ Celsius to 250-270 Celsius, so that air conditioning doesn't have to work so hard, which in turn means saving money. The other unique factor is that it will retain winter heat too. It does this by insulating the glass and upgrading older glass to current energy standards. However, you won't lose that warming effect of the winter sun during those cold but bright Andalucian winters, because the light wave length changes due to the angle of the sun, and so heat passes through the film. The film disperses excessive glare, though, so that you can still see the TV, laptop, tablet etc. at that

time of year. (Clever stuff!) It also provides a safety feature of holding broken glass together in the event of an accident, for example older single-glazed glass is made safe, especially in areas of constant use by children. It comes in many different colours and shades: silver, bronze, blue, green, black etc and once installed, is maintenance free. It adds privacy to your home, office, vehicle or yacht and practically removes fading. It will enhance the overall aesthetic value. The tint film can also be supplied as a solar blind if you want the flexibility of only seasonal use. It is supplied as a roller blind that can be lowered to whatever position is needed to reflect glare, or pulled down to cover all the window to prevent heat entering, while still giving that all-important view and insulating the window in winter. So go on — improve your living environment; make living in the sun a truly comfortable experience. If you'd like to know more, email or give us a call on 902 888 176 or 644 546 176 and ask to speak to Ian or see our ad opposite.

Medical Centre & Surgery

CLiNiCas Verdemar Dr. H. NEHMAN FARHAT

(fellow of royal college of surgeons spain)

(Reg. 29/08/25255) *General Surgeon General Practioner. *Skin Diseases *Soft Laser Treatment *Varicose Veins (Microfoam) *Lower Back Pain Laser *Neuropathy *Breast Surgery *Mesotherapy

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Consultations in English & Spanish Appointments call: 616 528 521 C/ Verdemar 2c Edf. Toboso 1 Torre del Mar Clinicas Verdemar


Sugar Factory

Tenencia de Alcaldia Avda. Andalucia Police Station


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Cambridge 800 Ad and Erik first came to southern Spain 5 years ago. On advice of a Spanish friend, they explored the Andalucian area by car. One of the places they visited was Cómpeta and initial impressions were “wow”, they loved it. Over the next few years they kept coming back to explore Andalucia and each time they kept returning to the Cómpeta area. Erik owned shops in Belgium selling designer household items, however with the recession, came the decline in top end sales. This combined with exploring Andalucia lead to a desire of a more permanent move and a new ambition of starting a Bed and Breakfast. They continued their exploration of Andalucia whilst preparing for this move. This meant closing down their shops and for an interim period Erik went back to being a Kitchen designer and Ad back to his old profession of Nursing. Ad had lost an enormous amount of weight using the Cambridge Weight Plan and then went on to work for Cambridge in Belgium. He spent 90% of his time nursing in hospitals and 10% of his time working for Cambridge. Between June and August last year, Ad and Erik came to Spain looking to buy, however they found the viewing process whilst on holiday and with limited time extremely difficult, so they took the plunge, sold up anyway and came out to rent. Ad and Erik are now currently in the process of buying their home in Cómpeta which hasn’t been straight forward, but in the meantime have set up Cambridge 800, part of the successful range of weight loss solutions and part of the Cambridge Weight Plan group of products, based in Torrox. Ad is a real testament to the success of Cambridge having used the product himself and with his nursing qualifications he hopes to provide a workable solution to those who want to lose weight in this area. Once settled in Spain Ad contacted Cambridge, asking them if they planned to expand to Spain and the answer was yes. In January 2012 Cambridge 800 launched in Spain, so both Ad and Erik went on

a course in Mijas to become Cambridge 800 Consultants. Ad feels his combination of personal weight loss experience and nursing credentials, specialising in the field of diabetes gives him excellent qualifications to aid people to lose weight sensibly, with full support and to help those who have lost weight, keep it off for good. Cambridge 800 is a 5 step weight management plan. Which step you start on depends on how much weight you have to lose and a number of other factors. The ultimate goal is to reach step 5 “My life”, where a target weight has been reached but you visit the centre weekly for support. This is key in the success of the customer wishing to lose weight. The first consultation is 20€ and each weekly support session is free thereafter. The shakes and soups are 2.10€ which you can buy from the centre. Also available are bars, porridge and a number of other weight loss related items. Ad is your local Cambridge 800 Consultant based in Torrox. Cambridge are delighted that Ad has joined the Cambridge 800 team in Spain and know that the local community wishing to lose weight will very much benefit from Ad’s broad skills and professionalism. It was a pleasure to meet Ad and Erik and we wish them every success in their business.


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Eat Your Veggies! They’re very, very good for you!! 1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. 2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pickme-up that can last for hours. 3. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror, it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.

4. Are grubs and slugs ruining your planting beds? Place a few slices in a small pie tin and your garden will be free of pests all season long. The chemicals in the cucumber react with the aluminum to give off a scent undetectable to humans but drive garden pests crazy and make them flee the area. 5. Looking for a fast and easy way to remove cellulite before going out or to the pool? Try rubbing a slice or two of cucumbers along your problem area for a few minutes, the phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility of cellulite. Works great on wrinkles too!!! 6. Want to avoid a hangover or terrible headache? Eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed and wake up refreshed and headache free. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes to replenish essential nutrients the body lost, keeping

everything in equilibrium, avoiding both a hangover and headache!! 7. Looking to fight off that afternoon or evening snacking binge? Cucumbers have been used for centuries and often used by European trappers, traders and explorers for quick meals to thwart off starvation. 8. Have an important meeting or job interview and you realize that you don't have enough time to polish your shoes? Rub a freshly cut cucumber over the shoe, its chemicals will provide a quick and durable shine that not only looks great but also repels water. 9. Out of WD40 and need to fix a squeaky hinge? Take a cucumber slice and rub it along the problematic hinge, and voila, the squeak is gone!

during final exams.

10. Stressed out and don't have time for massage, facial or visit to the spa? Cut up an entire cucumber and place it in a boiling pot of water, the chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber will react with the boiling water and be released in the steam, creating a soothing, relaxing aroma that has been shown to reduce stress in new mothers and college students

11. Just finished a business lunch and realise you don't have gum or mints? Take a slice of cucumber and press it to the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds to eliminate bad breath, the phytochemcials will kill the bacteria in your mouth responsible for causing bad breath. 12. Looking for a 'green' way to clean your taps, sinks or stainless steel? Take a slice of cucumber and rub it on the surface you want to clean, not only will it remove years of tarnish and bring back the shine, but it won't leave streaks and won't harm you fingers or fingernails while you clean. 13. Using a pen and made a mistake? Take the outside of the cucumber and slowly use it to erase the pen writing, also works great on crayons and markers that the kids have used to decorate the walls!

Coastal Machinery sales specialising in plant and farming machinery from tracked barrows to tractors or dumpers to mini diggers

Established 12 years ago in the Uk and now branching out into spain. we can supply new and used equipment with delivery to your door on the coast or campo. Full warranty and shipping available and parts can be supplied for service or repair. For more details call: 0044 7552761567 to discuss requirements and delivery


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Find The Cat Due the amazing feedback from last month’s “Find the cat”, here’s another!!

Natalie Make up 11 years experience on the Costa

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Maintenance Technical Service Installations Repairs Diagnostics Consultations

Computerised analysis of water - Professional Make up Artist and Beautician specialising in Bridal, Photo Shoots, TV & Theatre - Special packs for Brides, Make up & Facial Treatments - Eyelash colouring and lifting, Eyelashes & extensions

Tel: 639 851 552

Tests for bacteria can detect the presence of e-coli, shigella, enterobacter & many others. Results in 17 minutes The only one on the Coast Español - English - Francais - Nederlands

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Rico Helado is a new company based in Torrox Costa. We sell delicious artisanal Italian ice cream on the basis of real cream with natural ingredients and packed in unique cups. Our ice cream is very tasty, abundantly filled and of a very good quality. Furthermore the ice cream doesn´t contain any artificial colourants or flavourings and is gluten free (with the exception of banana). In our shop we sell 12 different flavours; Strawberry, Chocolate, Pistachio, Stracciatella, Banana, Vanilla, Yoghurt Wildberry, Cappuccino, Coconut, Praline, Vanilla / Chocolate and Vanilla / Strawberry. Make your party, wedding or any other event special with our ice cream dispenser which can be rented on a daily basis.

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A rodents teeth never stop growing. They are worn down by the animal's constant gnawing on bark, leaves, and other vegetables. A single sheeps fleece might well contain as many as 26 million fibres. A snail can have 25,000 teeth.

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A snail takes 33 hours to crawl one mile. A snake has no ears. But its tongue is extremely sensitive to sound vibrations. By flicking its tongue, a snake can pick up sound waves-so a snake 'hears with his tongue...sort of! A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length. A square mile of fertile earth has 32,000,000 earthworms in it.

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A squirrel cannot contract or carry the rabies virus.

The average person's skin weighs twice as much as the brain.

A strand from the web of the golden spider is as strong as a steel wire of the same size.

Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are standing still.

All the swans in England are property of the Queen.

If saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it.

An iguana can stay under water for twentyeight minutes.

A crocodiles mouth is attached to the roof of its mouth.

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Daimalos, pronounced Die Malos, is a very small village which is part of the municipality of Arenas on the Mudejar Route.

It is 47 kilometres from Málaga and just 14 kilometres from the sea side resort of Torre del Mar. Known for its oloroso wine, strangely the village doesn´t even have a bar! Although most households have their own homemade version which they are happy to share! It has to rely on its next door neighbour Arenas for all its amenities.

Daimalos settlement books as early as 1561. Villagers believe that if you are already married drinking from the fountain will help you conceive and the flowing water is supposed to increase sexual power! Not to be forgotten is the Parish Church of La Concepción with its seventeenth century minaret rising high above the church with its belfry silhouetted against the sky. In 2004 this Minaret was designated a Cultural Asset by the Government of Andalucia. Life in Daimalos is tranquil and happy (possibly due to the effects of the water!) not many houses come up for sale here as once ensconced in the village most people are happy to stay. To get to Daimalos the easiest way is via Arenas, keep going and round the next bend you will discover its cluster of white houses, apparently clinging together for fear of falling off the hill! Take your camera and a water bottle (or two!) Then once you are done sightseeing head back to Arenas for tapas or lunch in the bar/restaurant on the right hand side on the way out, just before the town hall.

Daimalos is probably most famous for its Fountain of Love! A small watering hole situated on the right as you drive up to the top of the houses. Fuente Perdida is an Arab fountain from the 12th century during the Marinid dynasty. The water in this fountain is supposed to be an aphorodisiac and legend has it that if a single person drinks from the fountain they will be married shortly afterwards! Probably not that unlikely as the village only houses about 100 people! This fountain is mentioned in the

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La Taperia in Torrox Costa Have you been to "La Taperia," probably the best and most authentic Tapas Bar in Torrox Costa? La Taperia is run by Tanja and Nico and is located just behind Lloyds bank, beside the Notary opposite Mercadona. La Taperia is something special and different on the Costa. They offer more than 18 tasty homemade Tapas and meals with daily dishes for just 5.90€! As well as delicious roast chicken and rabbit from their own rotisserie, they also have the best stuffed bagels on the coast starting from only €7.90 (enough for two)! You have to try them... you just have to visit them! We mean: it is the best tapas bar in Torrox! Why not visit them for a tapa and enjoy the cosy and unique ambience. Open from 10am starting in June, we have live music on Saturdays from 8pm till late. Also we will be showing the Euro 2012 football matches on our 47" TV inside the bar and on a 32" outside on the terrace. New in July on the 9th there will be an Open Exhibtion of paintings by Tanja Joachim. We welcome you to the exhibition and any other artists that might be interested in exhibiting in our showroom. Call 616 102 559 to place your order or reserve a table or see main advert on page 31

Allotment We’ve Lost the Plot! Having taken care of our veggie patch for the grand total of 18 months, Kami, Tony and I recently made a difficult but mutual decision. We are no longer tending to our plot of land in Mezquitilla. It’s not that we didn’t enjoy it, especially the part which involved picking and then eating the gifts of our labour! In the end it all came down to time and the fact that none of us have much of it. Kami and Tony are busy running The Sentinella and taking care of their two children. And I’m busy putting together a book called ‘The Light’ and looking after my publishing and editing clients. So adios veggie patch…we will miss you! If you would like a plot call Jose on 639 12 07 07

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Random Joke :) a Cup of tea One day my mother was out, and my dad was in charge of me. I was maybe 2 1/2 years old. Someone had given me a little 'tea set' as a gift, and it was one of my favourite toys. Daddy was in the living room engrossed in the evening news when I brought him a little cup of 'tea', which was just water. After several cups of tea and lots of praise for such yummy tea, my mum came home.

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His sons Bradley and Shaun are both professional footballers. He once spent two weeks in Chelmsford Prison for driving without tax or insurance. He was Crystal Palace’s record post-war goal scorer and third on the club’s all-time list. In 2005, he was voted into their Centenary XI and was named as their "Player of The Century". During a 15-month spell with West Ham, he made the headlines for all the wrong reasons when he vandalised the referee's dressing room at Upton Park after being sent off during a match. He was first capped for England in 1991. In 1992, he ended the season as top English goal scorer, beating Gary Lineker by one goal. He began his television career as a guest host on Top of the Pops, and was later signed up by ITV to present his own chat show, Friday Night's All Wright, where he interviewed such showbiz greats as Elton John, Mariah Carey and Will Smith. He has also presented programmes such as Friends Like These, I'd Do Anything,The National Lottery Wright Ticket and What Kids Really Think.

Occupation: Formerly an English professional footballer, now a successful T.V and radio personality. Claim to fame: Professional Footballer Ian Wright was first employed as a builder doing plastering for very little money, playing at the weekends for the "10 Em Bee Club". As a footballer, Ian played for Crystal Palace, Arsenal, West Ham, Nottingham Forest, Celtic, Burnley and England. He played 581 league games, scoring 387 goals, and earned 33 caps for the English national team; he retired from football in 2000.

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The Word Queen Two Steps To Getting Book Reviews As promised from last month, here’s a two step method you can follow to bag reviews for your book: 1) Find bloggers who are related to your book, or who have reviewed other books in a similar genre, with a Page Rank of three or more. If your main character is a doctor, contact doctor blogs. If your character is a psychic, write to psychic blogs, etc. Page Rank 3 (PR3) is the best ranking to aim for because once a blog hits PR4 they receive a lot of advertising requests. PR3 blogs are more likely to respond with a ‘yes!’ 2) To ask for the review firstly tell them who you are and ask if they’d be interested in receiving a free copy of your book. Also mention that if they like it, you’d really appreciate a review on Amazon. Keep it short and to the point. Perhaps you could also give the reviewer a summary, page count, genre, and the ISBN number of the book. Provide a link to your website for more information. It’s a good idea to give the

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Nerja 41 Club Nerja 41 Club grows thanks to advertising Nerja41 Club is still looking for former Round Tablers. Past members of the thousands of Round Tables around the world who are living East of Malaga full time or for part of the year have been, and still are, being invited to join their local Ex Tabler’s Club, known as the East of Malaga or Nerja 41 Club. My name is Alfie Fornear and I have the privilege of Chairing Nerja 41 Club for 2011/2012. Our club membership here in Spain includes ex Tablers from several North European Countries such as Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Denmark and, yes, even England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Only 20% of our members live in Spain full time whilst the rest visit for only one to five months per year. It is not difficult to understand that continuity is potentially a problem hence our recent membership drive to try to find more full and part time members. There are many ex Tablers out there in the area covered by our club and there is only one way to find them. So far we have written articles for local papers and free magazines including The Sentinella of which there are many and we have designed an eye-catching logo to advertise ourselves in their ‘What’s On’ sections. Next, we are going to approach the numerous local radio stations whose audiences include many ‘golden oldies’ and hopefully many ex Tablers amongst their numbers! All of this effort is starting to pay off as we have introduced 14 new members in the last year or so giving us a total of 33. We still need more so let me tell you what we do. Our club meets twice a month on the first and third Thursdays. On the first Thursday we have our ‘Munch Bunch’ lunch where we go out with our ladies to sample ‘menu del dia’ around many of the different restaurants in our very large catchment area. This is proving very popular as we try out these various venues. Our meeting on the third Thursday is the normal 41 Club meeting for the men at the Hotel Al-Andaluz in Maro next to the caves of Nerja and on these evenings the ladies often meet for a meal. Some of our club evenings are shared with our ladies if we have a splendid speaker, and on other evenings the fun and fellowship of Round Table comes to the fore. We also have other events such as a barbeque’s at Lake Vinuela, Boules and Go Karting and a walk have been enjoyed. Our trip to see the Spanish Riding School in Jerez was very successful along with our ladies night at

the First Restaurant in January. Recently a large group visited Gibraltar for our ‘Cluster’ weekend. This is when the seven 41 Clubs on the Iberian Peninsula spend a weekend of fun together, each Club taking turns to host this event. The Clubs involved are well spread in Spain with Portugal and Majorca joining us as well. Our meeting in March was run by our new members and was well supported and hilarious. One of our members who is also a member of an English 41 Club was recently presented with our Club’s highest honour by our current National President. So, ex Tablers, if you are on our patch during the year (anywhere East of Malaga for some 100 kilometers) please come and join us. Also, if you have a property near us and stay for long or short visits you could actually join our club. So, my friends, if you would like a good lunch with us and our ladies or an evening 41 Club meeting, come and join us Please contact Chairman Alfie (Alan) Fornear on 626 998 626 or or visit our excellent website:

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Our Torre Del Mar shop is on the move Since its opening on July 1, 2011, our charity shop in Torre del Mar has been a big success. Our sincere thanks to everyone who has donated time and effort in making this happen. We also want to thank everyone who has donated clothing and other items to keep up our shop merchandise. To further improve the shop, we are moving to a new location on Calle Duque de Ahumada, just two streets away from where we are now. The new shop is set to open on June 1, 2012. The shop on Avenida Tore Tore will remain open until June 30, 2012. We ask for your continued support and patronage in making our shop even more successful. As always, all proceeds from the shop go directly for the benefit and welfare of the dogs. We also wish to remind everyone that our shop in Rincon de la Victoria remains open for business!

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Every Monday from 7pm Bingo is back at Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel in our ‘new look’ garden. (Weather permitting) 682 502 870 Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market be tween 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. 682 502 870 Every Tuesday La Vaqueria Farmers Lunch. Set menu for just 5€. Reservations 952 517 273 (See main add below) Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, Torre del Mar, Bingo Quiz night with a difference. Quiz mixed with Bingo!! from 8.30pm with cash prizes. Now hosted by yours truely, Tony of The

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Every Thursday La Vaqueria Art Class. Informal and fun with professional tuition. 11am 1pm. Tel 952 517 273 (See main add below) Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, 10am - 1.30pm Puente don Manuel. Every Friday La Vaqueria Ladies Dinner. From 7pm enjoy a two course vegetarian meal with great company and lively chat! Reservations 952 517 273 (See main add below) Every Wednesday, New Art Class at La Vaqueria. Learn to draw, sketch and paint in an informal and fun atmosphere. Suitable for beginers or people who feel they would just like to have a go as well as more experienced artists who enjoy working in company. Tel 952517273 or see main add below. Nerja History Group meets on the first Friday of each month at the Cultural Centre, Calle Granada, Nerja at 11.30. For more information, contact Jill Christian-Smith on: 952 538 526 664 760 405

Country Market Los Jardines del Trapiche EVERY TUESDAY 9.30 - 1.30 For an extremely organised & fun day out, join us here at our indoor / outdoor market. Lots of varied stalls to browse around and a beautiful seating area for coffees, teas, hotdogs and bacon butties, etc. available at the outside bar Call Anita 627877164 or Chrissie 617811030 for more information. (Junction 272 onto the A356, Vélez Málaga, turn off at El Cruce towards Benamagosa and we are just before the private airport)

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Dates For The Diary (Continued) CardioDance: Learn to Salsa, Cha Cha, Swing, Hustle. Dance Classes: Also includes Rumba, Sal Cha & Choreographed Routines Keep Fit Classes with or without weights.Your Heart, Your Life, Your Choice. Almeria to Estepona. Hugh Grant 606086300 The "El Valle Asociacion" Based around the Lake Vinuela & surrounding areas. Meets on the first Monday of the month at 7.30pm at the Camping Bar on the side of Lake Vinuela (A356). The club organises events,trips and social functions. For further details and timings check the web site. ABC DANCING. Learn to ballroom dance with "Dancing Dave". It's as easy as ABC. Why not come along and keep fit whilst making new friends? Now available at several different venues. Ring Dave for further details on 952 531 259 / 617 863 193. Vinuela Ecological Farmers Market Opp. the Pharmacy. 1st & 3rd Sat each month. 10.3014.30. Fresh Handmade organic produce. Fruit & Veg, Cakes, Chutney & Jams, Sweets, Tarts, Bread, Pasta & Fresh Sauces, Mustards, Olive Pate, Natural Soap, Fertilizer, etc. June 8th QUIZ NIGHT to raise money for APARIV ANIMAL PROTECTION SOCIETY with prizes, raffles and food available at Los Morenos Restaurant in Rincon de la Victoria at 8pm. For further information call Stephen 952 514671, 20th QUIZ NIGHT to raise money for APARIV at Sands & C in Torrox Costa at 7:30 pm. For further information call 952 967734, 29th QUIZ NIGHT to raise money for APARIV at Bar Viva in Torre del Mar 8pm. For further information call Stephen 952 514671 FREE TAI CHI classes in Torrox Pueblo in “El Centro de dia para Mayores” on Monday and Wednesday from 10am to 11am 952 53 49 88 Colmenar District Social Club meet on Wednesdays at the Arco de Sol in Colmenar from 12.30, all are welcome. We have quizzes quest speakers and regular trips and events. Contact Marjorie on 951 163 071 Geoff Murrell’s June Gigs - 2nd The Alberdini Hotel, Competa. To book call 952 516 294, 15th Meson Morisco, Sayalonga. To book call 952 535 261, 22nd Museo del Vino, Competa. To book call 952 553 314, 24th Private Party, 27th - Private Party in aid of Cudeca Acoustic Roots - June dates. New CD now

available. "On The Road Again". 8th Museo del Vino, Competa. Call 952 553314, 9th Alberdini Restaurante, Competa. Call 952 516294, 15th Restaurante La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida. Call 952 553254 or 609 167127, 23rd Restaurante Bar Cerezo (Pacos), Canillas de Albaida. Call 699 933026, 29th Museo del Vino, Competa. Call 952 553314, 30th Plaza Almijara (Competa Main Square). Reservations: La Casona on 952 553701, Pericos on 952 553739 or La Cantina on 658 338166. For all Acoustic Roots Summer gigs go to A.P.A.Ri.V. Association for the Protection of Animals Rincon de la Victoria Pinky and Perky. These two adorable male pups were abandoned and left one night at the refuge when they were only a few weeks old. Born around Oct of 2011, they are incredibly sweet and affectionate. They are small dogs, weighing only about 5 kilos. Both are playful without one bit of aggression and they get along very well with all the other dogs. If you are interested in adopting either Pinky or Perky, call Pam at 952 51 46 71 or Alix at 651 45 07 30. Please also visit our website at or contact us at


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s n g i S r Sta Mystic Mag puts up her parasol and collects her thoughts for the month of June… Capricorn - Holy Moses! Buy yourself a nit comb as there may well be an outbreak in your hair this month. Lucky sign - The theme tune to Coronation Street aquarius - Sometimes you Aquarians are dull. This month die your hair blue, walk around your house starkers...You know the kind of thing. Lucky sign - A tall hat Pisces - Eenie, meenie, minie, mo, which one shall you choose? Whichever you select make the choice from your heart not your head. Lucky sign - A torch with no batteries aries - If you’re not careful you’ll look like The Incredible Hulk by the end of the month. Jealousy just isn’t attractive so leave it out. Lucky sign - A ringing telephone, Brrring, Brrring... taurus - Planet Venus is in your sign this month so if you haven’t got a red-hot lover already, come September you will have. Lucky sign - A rotting apple gemini - One day you will grow up, but for now keep being childish. Just don’t throw a tantrum if you don’t get to go to the seaside this year! Lucky sign - A herd of goats

Cancer - Give it a rest. Often people get sick of listening to you rattling on. Put a sock in it for heaven’s sake. Lucky sign - A wailing baby Leo - Bring it on. Party will be your middle name this month, so get your glad rags on and have some fun. Lucky sign - A tub of raspberry ripple ice cream Virgo - You need to stop eating all that junk food and buy some nutritious veg. Carrots are always good, but eat too many and you’ll turn orange! Lucky sign - A thriving tree Libra - Whatever it is you want out of this summer, you won’t get it. But you will take a surprise trip instead. Lucky sign - A packet of polos scorpio – Your hay fever is getting out of control. Lucky sign - A book with a missing page sagittarius - Baked Beans may be good for your heart, but we all know the rest of the rhyme. Enough said! Lucky sign - A sinking boat, with no sails, no skipper, no oarman but a pig on board. And it’s your Birthday this month...cheer up! You could be 109!!

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Royal British Legion Torre del Mar: We meet every Wed between 12-2pm at the La Vega Rest. next to Mercadona supermarket in Torre Del Mar. All ages welcome, various activities held at the weekly meetings. JUNE 3rd Queens Jubilee Garden Party, 21st Trip to Gibraltar. You don't have to be a member to come on our trips. We meet every Wed at the La Vega Rest Torre Del Mar 12 - 1.30. To book of for info contact Merryll 663658354 or visit our web site at: Phone Merryll on 663658354 for further information. RBL - Los Romanes Branch We are still a branch of the Royal British Legion. We meet every Tuesday from 12.00 noon until 2.00 pm. at The Garden Restaurant, La Vinuela. 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 952510203. For other contact Margaret on 951 167 600. Visit our web site on Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”,(Gardens of Viña Malaga/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre Del Mar. Opening hours Monday-Friday 10.00am-1.00pm and 3.00pm6.00pm. Tel. 952 543 334 / 952 540 432, Daily Events Mon– Fri Spanish Lessons, Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced. 10.00am–12.30pm, Mon & Thurs Computer Know How, come and learn. 11.00am – 1.00pm, Mon Half Orange, widows, widowers, and singles Group, Mon German Group. Coffee & Library 3.00pm – 5.00pm, Tuesday Musical Appreciation Group. Sessions are focused on a composer or period of classical music. 3.00pm – 5.00pm, Wed Art Group, improve your technique. 3.00pm – 5.00pm, Thurs Darts. 6.00pm for 6.30pm, Fri coffee morning. Refreshments, boutique, brica-brac, preserves, library, books for sale.

11.00am – 1.00pm, Keep Fit 11.00 - 12.00am For info Tel. 952 543 334 or 952 540 432. RBL - Benajarafe Branch Meet every Friday from 12.30-2.30pm, at the coastal, Puerto Niza restaurant, we enjoy bingo, quizzes, more entertainment & monthly outings, a superb lunch inc. drinks, & we welcome all new and existing RBL members. Tel: 603 879 308 Come Dancing For Cudeca. The next dance will be on June 9th at El Trapiche 7pm for 7.30. Supper of fish, chicken, or vegetarian. Cost 10€ A mix of ballroom, old time, simple sequence jive and a couple of scottish dances. This will be the last dance before our summer break so come along and enjoy the atmosphere before relaxing for the summer. Raffle proceeds so far for Cudeca's hospice 6.511€. Donations of prizes always welcome. For info email or phone 699 156 471 POCAPECUNIA, is the Charity Shop in aid of The Love A Child Foundation, founded by John Margetson in 2002 in Nerja. The shop is open from Sat-Mon from 10am-1.30pm and you can find the shop in the Calle Bella Vista 6, between the Parador and the Villa Flamenca Hotel. The shop is always in need of plastic bags, hangers, summer wear, books and household items. Lake Vinuela Social Club We meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 12 noon until approx. 2.30pm followed by lunch at the Bar Atila in Puente Don Manuel to enjoy social activites and meet like minded friends. We regularly have a quiz, bingo, open the box. Our aim is to enjoy ourselves and to raise monies for various local and international charities and organisations. For details of upcoming social events contact:- Telephone 634 372 130 Benajarafe International Social Club meet every Monday at 2.30pm at the Esperanza Cafe/Restaurant which is on the coast road at Km 261 in Benajarafe. We are a registered charity raising funds for H4H and another charity of the member's choice. For further details contact Heather on 634979565.

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What’s O n? Trapiche Social Club. We meet every Wednesday between 12 Noon and 2pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, just off the A356 at Trapiche which is North of Velez Malaga on the Granada Road. We organise social activities every week including card games (bridge and cribbage and any other requested), dominoes, skittles, beetle drives and occasionally bingo and we usually have a Monthly Function or Coach Trip. If you are interested in any function, please visit us at El Trapiche on Wednesdays, or call our dedicated booking line 680 764 130. Email or or any Committee Member June Events 6th Social Meeting and Monthly Lunch, 13th Social Meeting, 17th Curry Evening at Almayate, 20th Social Meeting, 27th Social Meeting. ADVANCE NOTICE 15th August Almunecar Fireworks, 18-20th September 3 day/2 night visit to Donana National Park Half Board. Almost sold out.

Brand new 'Zumba' Fitness Classes coming soon... At the following venues:- Tue & Fri 11am - Sports Hall/Pabellon, Competa, Thur 1pm - Restaurante El Trapiche, Trapiche, Velez-Malaga, Sat - 10.30am - Formass Gym, Competa, Mon - 7pm - The Boatyard Bar, Nerja Mon - 9pm - Gym, Frigiliana. Contact Nicola for further details Tel - 657-149-284 Email - Facebook - Zumba with Nicola

U3A El Morche is a registered organisation which runs a variety of learning groups. These currently include debating, singing, book club, petanque, quizzing, walking, photography, meditation, craft, table tennis & more. Each subject has a leader and group members share their knowledge & experiences. We have members from Rincon de la Victoria-La Heradura and inland to Periana & Competa. We meet at a variety of locations in a friendly & relaxed atmosphere. Would you like to know more? Can you offer knowledge and experience for an existing or new group? Visit our website for more details. We look forward to hearing from you.

CAS Events June 8th Masquerade Ball at the Hotel Al Andalus, Maro 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets 35€ includes welcome drinks and canapés, four-course meal (menu choice) with wine and liqueurs. Entertainment with Andy Time and Mark Peters. Masks will be available on the night. Dress formal. Book at the CAS office (9252 3607) or call Vera (95 252 9670) Book a table of ten or more and get one place free! ADVANCE NOTICE Friday July 20 Hog Roast at Seacrest Kennels, Nerja. Full details to follow – watch the website:

anglican Parish of Nerja and almuñecar Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The Anglican Parish Church of Nerja and Almuñecar are extending an invitation to all British and Commonwealth expatriates to join them in their celebrations of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. There will be a service of thanksgiving in Inglesa de San Miquel (St. Michael’s Church) at 5pm on Tuesday 5th June followed with a “street type party” in Plaza Andalucia. The party will start about 6pm and we hope many people will come and join us, for both the church service and the “knees up” to follow. Everyone is welcome. To assist with catering tickets costing 2€ will be available from the church shop (Calle Malaga) or at church on Sundays.

T.A.I.L. is a Torrox based registered charity. Its principle objective is the re-homing of abandoned and ill-treated animals. Seeking additional volunteers - any small amount of time appreciated - assisting with dog walking, teaching puppies to walk on leads, general socialising and short term fostering as they await their vaccinations and sterilisation prior to placement in loving homes locally and abroad. Please visit us at or facebook ´Tail Torrox´. Thank you.

Art & Soul – a joint venture between Bob Woodhouse and Nigel Short. The exhibition will take place in the Riogordo Museum for the month of June.

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n o i t a m r Info ...In our own random order! Bus Times Call: 952 540 936 Nerja-Malaga 06:30, 07:30, 08:30 08:55, 10:10, 11:10, 12:25, 13:40, 14:55, 15:55, 17:10, 18:40, 19:40, 20:25 Malaga-Nerja 07:00, 08:15, 09:15, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15; 17:30; 18:45, 20:15, 20:45, 21:30 Expect to pay approx 2.90€ one way and 5.15€ round trip Nerja-Nerja Caves 08:10, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 11:50; 11:55, 12:35, 13:10, 13:35, 14:25, 15:25; 16:40; 18:10, 18:55, 19:30, 20:10 Nerja Caves-Nerja 08:45, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:15, 12:50, 13:30, 14:45. 15:45, 17:00 17:45; 18:30; 19:30; 20:15 Expect to pay approx 0.80€ one way Nerja-torre see Nerja-Malaga times torre-Nerja 07:45, 09:00, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15; 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:45, 16:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:30, 21:00, 22:00. Church services in English services at inglesia de san Miquel (St, Michael's Church) every Sunday at 12 noon (except during May) and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel, Chinasol). There is a short service of Holy Communion Wednesday's at 9.30am in the Church Shop, Calle Malaga, Nerja. Details of how to find the churches are also available in the Church Shop. Priest in Charge: Father Geoff Johnston Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. Commencing 24th June 2012 and continuing through July and August the times of the services will alter the services in Nerja will commence at 10am and the services in Almuñecar will commence at 12 noon. Competa - Holy Communion every Sunday at 5.30pm in the Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta Tel: 952 219 396 Malaga - St. George´s Church in the Engish Cemetery. 11.00am Sundays Tel: 952 219 396 torre del Mar - Torre Del Mar - Sanysol Residencia, Sundays 10.30am. Tel 952 219 396 anglican communion. torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at 11am,

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). roman Catholic - torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Saturdays 5pm, (Winter), Saturdays 6pm, (Summer) 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: torrox Community Church meets at 11.15am on Thursdays for coffee and discussions on current topics. This is an informal church meeting for everyone to join in. At El Ancla, Peñoncillo Beach, a warm welcome awaits you. More info: Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel.952 532 825 email Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Wednesday Fellowship 3-5pm. Midweek activities - Pilates - Tues midday-1pm, Bridge club tues 2.15-6pm, Art group Thurs 3-5pm, Charity shop/books open Wednesday Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm, Bridge Club Friday 2.15pm. We meet at Fellowship of the King premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 torre del Mar Evangelical Church (Part of the Spanish Evangelical Church in partnership with Presbyterian Church Ireland) Sunday service in English 11.30am. Picasso Room Hotel Torremar off Paseo Larios Torre del Mar Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy Tel 952 532 825 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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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 & Benajarafe 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, Palma de Mallorca, 57 Edif. Castillo San Louis, bajo 29620 Torremolinos 952 380 888 germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 telefonica



airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 granada 952 048 804 airlines shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. water supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 railway stations Malaga: 952 360 202 granada: 958 271 272 town halls torre and Velez: 952 500 100 torrox: 952 538 200 Nerja: 952 548 400 Competa: 952 516 006 rincon: 952 402 300 Malaga: 952 135 000 hospitals Nerja ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 itV Call: 902 575 757 or 952 551 084 - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am - 12.45pm


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) : a h a h s e k o J A man was walking down the street when he was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabbylooking homeless man who asked him for a couple of euros for dinner. The man took out his wallet, extracted ten euros and asked, "If I give you this money, will you buy some beer with it instead of dinner?" "No, I had to stop drinking years ago," the homeless man replied. "Will you spend this on green fees at a golf course instead of food?" the man asked. "Are you NUTS!" replied the homeless man. "I haven't played golf in 20 years!" "Well," said the man, "I'm not going to give you money. Instead, I'm going to take you home for a shower and a terrific dinner cooked by my wife" The homeless man was astounded. "Won't your wife be furious with you for doing that?� The man replied, "That's okay. It's important for her to see what a man looks like after he has given up drinking and golf. --------------------------------------------------------------I met a young lady in the park the other evening. There was an instant spark between us and she immediately dropped to her knees and laid on the grass at my feet. As we lay there making love, I thought, "These Taser guns are well worth the money� --------------------------------------------------------------A 75-year old man went to his doctor's office to get a sperm count. The doctor gave the man a jar and said, "Take this jar home and bring me back a sample tomorrow." The next day, the 75-year old man reappears at the doctor's office and gives him the jar, which is as clean and empty as on the previous day. The doctor asks what happened, and the man explains: "Well, doc, it's like this. First I tried with my right hand, but nothing. Then I tried with my left hand, but nothing. Then I asked my wife for help. She tried with her right hand, but nothing. Then her left, but nothing. She even tried with her mouth, first with the teeth in, then with the teeth out, and still nothing. Hell, we even called up the lady next door, and she tried with both hands and her mouth too, but nothing."

The doctor was shocked. "You asked your NEIGHBOUR?" The old man replied, "Yep, but no matter what we tried, we couldn't get the damn jar open!" --------------------------------------------------------------A woman stopped by, unannounced, at her son's house. She knocked on the door then immediately walked in. She was shocked to see her daughter-in-law lying on the couch, totally naked. Soft music was playing, and the aroma of perfume filled the room. 'What are you doing?' she asked. 'I'm waiting for Justin to come home from work.' The daughter-in-law answered. 'But you're naked!' the mother-in-law exclaimed. 'This is my love dress,' the daughter-in-law explained. 'Love dress? But you're naked!' 'Justin loves me to wear this dress,' she explained. 'Every time he sees me in this dress, he instantly becomes romantic and ravages me for hours.' The mother-in-law left. When she got home she undressed, showered, put on her best perfume, dimmed the lights, put on a romantic CD, and lay on the couch waiting for her husband to arrive. Finally, her husband came home. He walked in and saw her lying there so provocatively. 'What are you doing? he asked. 'This is my love dress,' she whispered, sensually. 'Needs ironing,' he said, 'What's for dinner?' --------------------------------------------------------------I have a new pick up line that works every time. It doesn't matter how gorgeous or out of my league a woman might be, this line is a winner & I always end up in bed with them. Here's how it goes, 'Excuse me love, could I ask your opinion? Does this damp cloth smell like chloroform to you?' --------------------------------------------------------------Japanese scientists have now created a camera with such an immense shutter speed that it is now possible to take a photograph of a woman with her mouth closed.

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Jokes h a h a :) A senior citizens group charters a bus for an overnight gambling casino trip. An elderly woman comes up to the bus driver and says, 'I've just been molested!' The driver felt that she had fallen asleep and had a dream.. So he tells her to go back to her seat and sit down. A short time later, another old woman comes forward and claims that she was just molested. The driver thought he had a bus load of old wackos, but who would be molesting these old ladies? About 10 minutes later, a third old lady comes up and says that she'd been molested too. The bus driver decides that he'd had enough and pulls into the first rest area. When he turns the lights on and stands up, he sees an old man on his hands and knees crawling in the aisles. 'Hey gramps, what are you doing down there?' says the bus driver. 'I lost my toupee. I thought I found it three times, but every time I tried to grab it, it gets up and runs away! ------------------------------------------------------------A nun walks into Mother Superior's office and plunks down into a chair. She lets out a sigh heavy with frustration. 'What troubles you, Sister?' asked the Mother Superior. 'I thought this was the day you spent with your family.' 'It was,' sighed the Sister. 'And I went to play golf with my brother. We try to play golf as often as we can. You know I was quite a talented golfer before I devoted my life to Christ.' 'I seem to recall that,' the Mother Superior agreed. 'So I take it your day of recreation was not relaxing?' 'Far from it,' snorted the Sister. 'In fact, I even took the Lord's name in vain today!' 'Goodness, Sister!' gasped the Mother Superior, astonished. 'You must tell me all about it!' 'Well, we were on the fifth tee... and this hole is a monster, Mother 540 yard Par 5, with a nasty dogleg right and a hidden green... and I hit the drive of my life. I creamed it. The sweetest swing I ever made. And it's flying straight and true, right along the line I wanted... and it hits a bird in mid-flight!'

'Oh my!' commiserated the Mother. 'How unfortunate! But surely that didn't make you blaspheme, Sister!' 'No, that wasn't it,' admitted Sister. 'While I was still trying to fathom what had happened, this squirrel runs out of the woods, grabs my ball and runs off down the fairway!' 'Oh, that would have made me blaspheme!' sympathised the Mother. 'But I didn't, Mother!' sobbed the Sister. 'And I was so proud of myself! And while I was pondering whether this was a sign from God, this hawk swoops out of the sky and grabs the squirrel and flies off, with my ball still clutched in his paws!' 'So that's when you cursed,' said the Mother with a knowing smile. 'Nope, that wasn't it either,' cried the Sister, anguished, 'because as the hawk started to fly out of sight, the squirrel started struggling, and the hawk dropped him right there on the green, and the ball popped out of his paws and rolled to about 18 inches from the cup!' Mother Superior sat back in her chair, folded her arms across her chest, fixed the Sister with a baleful stare and said... 'You missed the f***ing putt, didn't you?' ------------------------------------------------------------A blind man wanders into a lesbian biker bar by mistake. He finds his way to a bar stool and orders a drink. After sitting there for a while, he yells to the bartender, "Hey, do you want to hear a blonde joke?" The bar immediately falls absolutely quiet. In a very deep, husky voice, the woman next to him says, "Before you tell that joke, sir, I think it is only fair, given that you are blind, that you should know five things: The bartender is a blonde girl with a baseball bat. The bouncer is a blonde girl. I'm a 6 foot tall, 175lb. blonde woman with a black belt in karate. The woman sitting next to me is blonde and a professional weightlifter. The lady to your right is blonde and a professional wrestler. Now, think about it seriously, mister. Do you still want to tell that joke?" The blind man thinks for a second, shakes his head, and mutters, "No... not if I'm going to have to explain it five times�


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1. What is Gymnophobia the fear of? 2. Who discovered Nitrous Oxide? 3. Which Latin phrase means “seize the day”? 4. How many letters has the Greek Alphabet? 5. What is the name of Madrid Airport? 6. Who invented the Television? 7. What is the scientific study of aging called?

2. What is once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years? 3. The priest in my home town told us that on a particular day, he would walk on water for 30 minutes. The lake was not dry and we all observed the priest actually walking on water. How?

8. Which word means “during a day”? 9. Which element has the symbol Co? 10. Who wrote Cider with Rosie? 11. How many plays did Shakespeare write? 12. What is the 6th Commandment?

1. Polly Perkins was after a talking parrot, so she went to the local pet shop in the hope of securing such a find. She was in luck. The shop assistant assured her that the parrot would learn and repeat any word or phrase it heard. Polly was delighted. However, a week later, the parrot still hadn't spoken a word. Polly returned to the shop to complain, however, it appeared that the assistant was accurate in what he had said, and refused a refund. Why didn't the parrot talk?

4. What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?

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NErJa - Newly renovated house for sale, 3 beds, 2 baths, community pool, parking. 200,000€ JUST REDUCED TO 185,000€ Call: 635 119 078 sPaCiOUs 2 BED 2 Bath ground floor apartment with views over the courtyard garden to the sea. Lounge 29m2 with patio doors onto the terrace. Fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms, one en-suite. Private parking underneath & only 50mtrs to the beach. Lovely location. 500€ a month + bills furnished or unfurnished. Tel: 628905940 FOr rENt 2 BED MOBiLE hOME in peaceful rural location nr Los Romanes. Excellent views. Good access. Mains water & electric. €250 pm inc. Tel: 660 708 441

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Cars or Sale / Wanted Quadbike Polaris Phoenix 200cc, registered Sept 2005, Spanish plates, ITV until Dec 2012 1,800€ tel: 660 824 513 2004 COMPass raMBLEr, 5 berth touring caravan, toilet/shower, hot/cold water, gas/electric heating, full awning, paid storage at Almayate to Nov. 2012. Value 5,000€ offers considered. Details: 678 091 968 or email: traiLEr suitable for motorbike or quad bike. Tel: 626 836 736

Items For Sale sPriNgtiME CLEar OUt... all sensible offers considered. ChrOME rEVOLViNg pedestal drinks dispenser (4 bottle) + optics, unused as new 20€ ono, gENUiNE aNtiQUE EDwarDiaN leather inlaid ladies writing desk. Beautiful piece. Secret

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i wiLL COLLECt FrEE of charge all your used clothing, bric-a-brac, pots and pans, books, toys, CD´s garden pots, tools, pieces of furniture or anything else you are throwing out whilst you are cleaning. Call me on Tel:- 658 72 92 74 Jacqui ParrOt’s CagE 70cm width, 50cm depth, 150cm height, 100€. Call: 952 532 923 / 639 934 466 / 699 821 780 sErVis CarEss 900 washiNg MaChiNE in good working order. Surplus to requirements 70€ Buyer collects. Call: 619 471 301


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The Top Ten largest Cities in Spain & Populations... 1. Madrid - 2,826,000 2. Barcelona - 1,546,000 3. Valencia - 738,000

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4. sevilla - 697,000

6. If you were twice as smart, you'd still be stupid

5. Zaragoza - 603,000

5. Dumbass

6. Malaga - 544,000

4. It looks like your face caught on fire and someone tried to put it out with a fork

7. Las Palmas - 356,000

3. Shut up, you'll never be the man your mother is

8. Bilbao - 353,000 9. Murcia - 351,000 10. Valladolid - 318,000

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

AIR CONDITIONING w For air Conditioning call Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar w Professional and reliable servicing, repairs and installation of A/C at competitive rates by a qualified technician.Call Susie or Peter 655 211 192 or visit wChs Cooling and heating solutions. All makes of air conditioning, serviced and installed. Also Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Call: 655 791 167 or Email: w air conditioning, Repairs, Servicing, Installation. Tel: 651 198 409 Email:

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BOAT TRIPS wBluewater granada Motor Yacht Charters Call: 655 224 055 wLuxury Yacht Charters Tel: 618 972 139

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

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

BUILDERS wall types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 wreformers terence Mitchell - Renovations & Refurbishments. Professional builders with over 20 years experience. Tiling, painting, plumbing, electricity. Free advice, no obligations. Tel: 664 459 868. wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: wr&D Construction and Maintenance services, with over 30 years experience, English plastering, reforms, plumbing, electrics, walls, tiling and painting, all aspects of building work, property maintenance and management. Call Robert 619 232 025 or David 622 379 413 email,


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Business Listing BUILDERS (cont) wLt Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application and construction, we have over 14 years of expertise in creating individual building solutions for our clients. Our local knowledge of the land and its soil types - and how best to deal with the challenges posed by them - means that we are the best-suited company to advise you on your building requirements. Call Lee Talbot on 659324586 wNick turner refurbs All aspects of building work undertaken. Mobile: 679 113 600 Telephone: 952 553 124 Email:

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

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

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

CARERS/AGENCIES wNerja Nurses, Professional Nurses, Reliable - Affordable - Local Quality Care. NHS Qualified & Trained 25 years experience in ALL types of care. Tel: 628 793 413 or 952 030 713 Email: wt&J Uk Care agency, “Who Cares? We Care”. Operating in and around the Nerja area covering Frigiliana, Maro, Torrox, Lake Vinuela and Velez Malaga. Providing personal care in the comfort of your own home. Call Tina or Josh 673 281 487 wDo you need a carer? Experienced and reliable. Andrea 696 654 766

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

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING wCarpet & Upholstery Cleaning. Professional Machines, 18 years experience. All areas covered. Call

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CHIROPODISTS wregisitered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. 15yrs experience NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715 wregistered Chiropodist of 20 years. Velez Malaga. Offers the following services:- Foot and hand care (diabetic, veruccas, fungus nails, ingrown toenails). Also home visits. Call Teresa: 695 243 238

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

CLEANING wDone & Dusted, for all your cleaning requirements, for your home, holiday rentals, cleaning during your holiday stay, pool cleans, general maintenance, repairs and gardening. Competitive rates. Call Juliet 692 437 039 Deb 622 863 255 Dave 622 379 413 or Rob 619 232 025 Email:

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

COOKERY wLearn to Cook Casa Cebadillas Culinary School in Torrox Pueblo Spain. 627 168 943 Email: Website:

DAMP CONTROL wProfessional control of all rising and penetrating dampness in your home, including leaking terraces etc. Long term solutions & cures for any damp problem at affordable prices, please ring: 666 991 041 for further advice and free survey without obligation. wsolarwarmair – Solar Powered dehumidifier and solar warm air heater, zero running costs, perfect for DIY or installation, trade invited; best priced SolarVenti in Spain., Tel: 958360136

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Business Listing DECORATORS wPainter and Decorator, qualified tradesman, over 35yrs experience, all aspects of the trade covered, reasonable rates, references supplied. Call: 952 030 891 / 628 653 676

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

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

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

ELECTRICIANS wElectro-Cute! English J.I.B. Electrician. For all your electrical needs and problems. Fault finding/Lighting and Power/Electric gates and Intercoms/Pool and water Pumps, Rewires/Upgrades. Over 40 years exp. Tel Stefan 610 048 919 wElectrician - Lakeside Property services, 24 hour call out emergency Electrician and Plumber. Call David on: 627 931 357 wat Your service Plumbing, Electrical, Prop. Maintenance Torre del Mar/Puente don Manuel area. Ex. Corgi reg. with over 35 years experience. Tel: 951 066 064 / 692 330 420 Email: wElectrician - All jobs from a socket to rewires, Fault Finding and Intercom Systems. Call Andrew 618 640 155 Email:

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS wspanish Management Puente Don Manuel, Al-

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ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wab ax Properties 650 193 777 Website: wFleming Properties, Calle Las Melosas, Edf Nautico, Torre del Mar, 952 547 131 or 637 278 306, waxarquia Properties s.LCall; 626 038 851 or 952 436 Email: wBuy a home spain/rent a home spain, Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: Website: Competa Properties s.L. Avda. Sayalonga 24B, Competa Tel: 952 516 107 Avda. Constitucion 37B, Competa 952 553 589 email :

FURNITURE wCudeca Second Hand Furniture Shop, 952 545 212 Calle Infantes 48, Torre del Mar (by Thursday market) Mon-Fri 10.00-13.30 and 17.30-19.30. Saturdays 10.00-13.30 only. If you wish to donate furniture please call Melanie on 638 108 564

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 wPool and garden maintenance. Good rates Call Keith 952 554 514 / 674 526 968 wstrimming & spraying - Major cutting back or simple pruning, fertilizing and feeding, land clearance, weed killer and pest spraying, general maintenance. Call Darren on 622 234 746

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Business Listing GREETINGS CARDS wtarjetas. Rosemary George. Stocking our cards could not be simpler and does not cost you a cent. You only pay for cards sold. Display spinners suppied free. Market traders X stock available. Latest designs. Email: Tel: 679 982 992

GYMS wColmenar - Pilates (Classes in Colmenar and Puente don Manuel) low impact aerobics. Circuit training, freeweights, personal training, one to one or groups. Call Carol 659 295 346 email:

HAIRDRESSING wsusanna's Mobile hairdressing services. National Beauty Institute (UK) trained. Please telephone 693 384 270 or 0044 844 3089078 wJanine hairstylist, ladies and gents, mobile and salon appointments available. L'Oreal colour technician with 25 years experience. Call 696 167 712

HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 (business opportunity also available): wweight watchers Meetings in English. Nerja and Vélez. Call Candace on 952 549 607 or 626 672 493 for further info. Email:

HEATING wredwell® – the leading brand in Infrared Heating Systems. White panels and designs like mirrors, pictures, glass etc. Low consumption, low running time due to partial storage material inside. Prevents damp. Contact/showroom: Avda. El Faro, Bl. 75, bajo 9, Torrox Costa, call 952 539 742,, wChs Cooling and heating solutions. Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Also air conditioning servicing and installations. Call: 655 791 167 or email: winfrasol infrared heating We are suppliers of infrared heating systems for your home or Business, STOPS MOULD. Reduces Condensation cheap to Run. Contact us on 951258010 or 635445279. TRY BEFORE YOU BUY Email:

English woman provides services for all household chores. Also interpreting for medical appointments, etc. References available. 951 239 616 or 608 969 625

HORSE RIDING/TOURS whorse riding Finca Don Carmelo, Periana. Guided horseback rides into the sierras, through olive and orange groves and down to lake Viñuela. Well behaved horses, all levels. Call 652200702 wPony riding, For Children Main road Torrox-Competa between km 13 &14. Call: 626 836 736

HOUSE CLEARANCES wCarousel second hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank, 630 211 907 wCash paid. For House and Garage Clearance. Best prices. Get quote. All items considered. Ring Martin 960 854 154 or 616 812 765.

INTERNET SERVICES wriosat:sL, High speed internet and telephone services for home, business, offices, hotels, bars and restaurants etc. SDSL & ADSL packages available. Call: 951 239 310 / 626 679 018. Email: Web: http// Fast and Reliable, no land line required, free installation in ALL areas, unlimited download, free telephone calls worldwide. Avenida La Pancha, Edificio San Andrés, local 1-3, Algarrobo Costa, 29750 Malaga, 951 239 888, email:,

INTERPRETERS winterpreter - English/Spanish - based in VélezMálaga. English nationality, but fluent Spanish and extensive experience. Inexpensive hourly rates. Confidentiality guaranteed. Call Toni to discuss your requirements. 952557733 / 606010580

IRONWORK wwrought iron gates and bars made to order also repairs and painting onsite welding please call Steve for a quote on 633337619



wVillas to Let Privately owned luxury villas to let. 627820669 958364016

wrejuvenate your outside space. High pressure cleaning for patios and swimming pool surrounds. Free demonstration available. Call Darren on 622 234 746

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Business Listing KENNELS AND CATTERIES 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 wthe Dog house While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. Large play area, lots of country walks. Pet collection/del. service. Vet services on call. Gourmet meals if required. 'Only the best for your pal'. Ring: Phil 649 079 321 Comares/Benamargosa. Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. Refs available. whome 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: Also within 15km daily home visits for dogs, cats, horses. wLas Nenas kennels, the best east of Malaga, we care about the dogs, long walks 3 times daily. Try us, you will not regret. Bente and Jorgen 646 271 895

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: 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:


anti-surge to fault finding, air con and stair lifts. Call: 609 931 224 wMaintenance person experienced in plumbing, tiling, painting and general maintenance of buildings. Portfolio of previous work carried out available. Friendly, reliable and reasonable rates. No job to small. Los Romanes and surrounding area. Tel: 618 496 266 or email:

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

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

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

METALWORK wsteelwork, stainless steel, staircases, balustrades, gates, grills, repairings, etc. Call for a free quote 606 656 008


wLocksmith - All types of locks supplied and fitted. Also Rejas supplied & fitted to your requirments. Call Sid on 658 347463 for a quick & reliable service

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



wCoastal machinery sales, specialising in plant and farming machinery. Call: 0044 7552761567 Email:

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



wsaxon sL JCB Digger Hire. New machine Good rates. Velez Malaga. Call: 678 23 22 53 or 662 39 83 72

wguarderia/Nursery torre Montessori, an English nursery with Spanish as second language. High adult/child ratios. Open Monday to Friday. Full and Part Time places available. Address: Calle Laureano Casquero s/n Torre del Mar. TL: 633 637 774 Email:

MAINTENANCE wreforms, Kitchens and bathrooms to new windows and doors, electrical installation with bulletins, ICP,


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

PAINTERS wPainter and Decorator and Property Maintenance. Clean, Reliable Service. Call: 951 209 117 / 647 179 664

PARTY PLANNERS wParty People We plan your party Call 633 350 211

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

PHOTOGRAPHY wFlexiFoto – : Family Photos, Children & Teens, Weddings, Communions, School Photos, Graduations & Proms, Portraits, Models & Fashion, Studio & Location Shoots – Tel. 670 45 22 97

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 musculoskeletal conditions. 626 152 756

PLUMBERS wJohn 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 wJust Plumbing. Just a quick and reliable plumbing service. Just a reasonably priced local business. Just polite, prompt and tidy. Just phone Dave on 689 647 849. Discounts in Riogordo, Colmenar, Comares. wsur integral Plumbing and Electrical services Domestic & Commercial plumbing & electrical Call: 666 715 215 andy Mann Uk Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 875 588 Email:

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES wink Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. Fridays: Chiringuito Antonio Market Puente don Manuel or call for free delivery 606 126 435 email:

PROPERTY & POOL CARE wExperienced, professional and reliable all year service. Caring for your Property, Pool and People. References available on request. Call Ron: 637 995 088, wOne stop solutions, Pool & property maintenance & repair, building work, decorating, holiday lettings, cleaning, interpreting, house / pet sitting. Phone Gill on 608969625 for quote. wPool cleaning paying to much!! We charge 12.50€ per week. Guaranteed service. Call or e-mail Tez 634 400 716 wUnhappy with your pool service? It doesn’t have to be that way for just 12.50€ a week we guarantee our services will put the sparkle back in your pool!! Call or e-mail Tez 634 400 716

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

PUBLISHERS wPenpress call Lynn 633350211 or email:

REMOVALS w2Js removals Ltd, UK-Spain-UK, Local and International removals, Reliable service, free quotes, no job too small. Fully insured. Email: Call: June or John 649 662 012 / +0044 7790023958 wUk-spain-Uk removals. Complete van loads or just 1 item. We are in the UK every 2 weeks. Pay for just 1 way. Excellent rates for pets. Nerja Sofas 608091660 or 951247240 wMan with a Van, 7.5 tonne capacity, Ikea collections and fitting long and short haul, also roofing and decorating services. Call Steve 633 337 619 Email:

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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 Vacional - 340 next to Post Office. 952 534 972 / 634 051 635 wrestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 wLunch & Dining in "El 7 Cielo", Venta Alta , Alcaucin. GOURMET & FONDUE meals for all occasions. More info at or call 649 661 184 Frank/Els.

wtime Out spas & saunas. Serving The Costa del Sol for more than 10 Years. Hundreds of Spas Installed! We service all Brands of Spas so come to us - we are the Professionals. 952 52 43 94

SATELLITE T.V. wtotal satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. wsky shop torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147 wsat. Co. Freesat HD & Sky Digital, dishes, alignments, installations. We also sell HD TVs. Call TOM 7 days a week for service. 657 484 853. All equipment delivered, installed & guaranteed for 2 years. Free demos every Sat. 2pm wtechno-Vision satellite tV, CCTV & Internet Solutions. NO FIX NO FEE, 10% Dsicounts for OAP’s. Tel: 638 262 410 / 686 516 154. New shop Rio de la Plata, Bloque Larios No. 4, Torrox Costa (down Av. del Faro, 1st left, then right) Mon - Fri 10-1pm. Visit our online shop at Email:

SIGN MAKERS wredhouse signmakers. Suppliers and designers of all types of signs - shops, pavement boards, estate agency for sale boards, vehicle advertising, banner stands and more. New telephone number: 675 091 982. Email Website:

SOLAR wsolosol – The Solar Professionals. Electricity (PV), Hot Water, Pool Heating, Wind Turbines. For the best installation, retail and trade prices in Spain contact Solosol., Tel: 958360136,

SOLICITORS wC&D solicitors Specialists in Real Estate, Civil and Tax Law. Tel: 952 532 582 or wDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47

SPECIALIST HEALTH & BEAUTY TREATMENTS wOxford skin Clinics offering specialist treatments including, Lipo by Laser and Non Laser Tattoo removal as well as a range of La Cure beauty products. Tel: 634 348 179/672 583 776, Email: or visit our website

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

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: Email:

WELDERS wFor all your weldings and metal work. English, Espagñol, Nederlands, Francais. Call 622 870 105.

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

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the Parcel Force to be reckoned with Sending or Collecting items from UK or Europe

Opening hours: Mon - sat 9am - 7.30pm & sun 10am - 4 pm we accept all major credit cards

952 519 780

Avda. Andalucia, 125-A, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 / 649 123 068 Avda. Andalucia, 64 (near ‘Las Yucas’), Torre del Mar Tel: 952 965 724

Nerja / La Noria - ref.: 3135 This beautiful and charming Chalet (90m2 / 2 floors) in Nerja has wonderful views to the sea and mountains and it lies in a really quiet and well-kept urbanisation. Only 5 mins from beach and close to the town centre with all amenities, shops, bars, restaurants, banks and medical centres. The high-quality house is totally furnished, with marble wall heating and also comprises a spacious lounge with a stylish open fire place and adjoining dining area, also a top quality fitted kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1 shower + 1 bath). Various ample terraces surround the house and at the top is a wonderful 24m2 roof terrace to enjoy the sun and the views throughout the whole day. All this is set on a 172m2 plot with a lovely private green garden. Another advantage of the property is that there are no community fees.

PriCE: 218,000€


ANGUS Argentina MRS. Rump steak 200 gr. MR. Rump steak 300 gr. The Queen 400 gr. The King 500 gr. Tenderloin MRS. Filet steak 180 gr. MR. Filet steak 250 gr. The Queen 330 gr. The King 400 gr. Pork Fillet MRS. Pork 180 gr. MR. Pork 250 gr.

12.90 € 16.90 € 21.90 € 25.90 € 15.90 € 19.90 € 23.90 € 27.90 € 11.90 € 19.90 €

Sword fish with King Prawns 12.90 €

Paseo de Larios, 38 (on corner at beach end) Torre del Mar Tel: 952 541 343 / 606 852 412

King Prawns 11.90 € All dishes are served with salad and fries. 1€ extra -Baked Potato Pepper, Roquefort or Red-Wine Sauce

FP0670 A modern, three bedroom villa with aircon, 6m x 4m pool, easy access enjoying marvellous views to the sea and only 15 mins to the coast ALMACHAR


TORROX/COMPETA FP0561 A 270m2, six bedroom circular villa full of character and potential of two separate living units only fifteen minutes to the coast

Reduced to 195,000€


CUTAR FP0695 A delightful, two bedroom, reformed finca of some 100m2 on 9,300m2 with easy access and 3kms to Benamargosa. Marvellous views

Reduced 136,000€

OFFiCE Calle El Barrio, 11 Nerja. 29780 Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306 / 606 087 362

The Sentinella Axarquia June 2012  

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

The Sentinella Axarquia June 2012  

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