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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 93

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May 12

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Rent a Home Spain Buy a Home Spain Caleta

For Sale

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!

La Viñuela

For Sale Ref: S3 - 156 Lovely 3 Bed 2 Bath Villa (125m² built, 600m² plot), great location, superb views, lounge/diner, a f/f modern kitchen, utility room, 3 double beds, 2 baths, fantastic outside lounge, pool which is surrounded by mature gardens with sunny & covered terrace, parking, car port For Sale: AMAZING PRICE 179,000€

Vélez – Caleta

Trapiche

For Rent Ref: R2 - 174 Lovely 2 Bedroom Static Home (50m² built, 150m² plot), convenient location, near Caleta, Baviera Golf and El Ingenio Shopping Centre, 2 beds, 1 bath, a small room (office) lounge/diner/open-plan kitchen, Sat TV, parking for 2 cars & outside space for dining & sunbathing & communal pool For Rent: 275€ per month For Rent

Ref: R4 - 090

Magnificent 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath Villa (245m² built, 5,770m² plot), thoughtfully planned & meticulously built to a very high spec, extremely spacious throughout, huge covered terrace, living room, state-of-the-art kitchen, large dining room, 4 big double beds (3 en-suite), guest toilet, detached garage & workshop/utility/shower room & toilet, 8m x 4m pool, fixed BBQ

For Rent: 850€ per month

Ref: S2-103

Outstanding 2 Bed 2 Bath Apartment (100m²), fantastic views of the bay & marina, located in a very desirable area, spacious lounge/diner, f/f kitchen, utility, 2 double beds, Sat TV, beautiful south facing terrace from the lounge and main bedroom, 2 large communal pools, children’s pool & tennis court

For Sale: FANTASTIC VALUE 139,000€ Caleta

For Sale S4 - 028 Exceptional 4 Bed 3 Bath Villa (285m² built, 502m² plot), spacious accommodation throughout, comprising living & dining room, superb kitchen/diner, independent guest en-suite bedroom, variety of sunny & shaded terraces, mature gardens, large pool, garage, storage & wonderful views across Caleta to the sea For Sale: BIG REDUCTION to 395,000€

Caleta - Baviera

For Rent Ref: R3 - 209 Spacious 1st Floor 3 Bed 2 Bath Apartment, convenient location for golf, beach, marina & local amenities, lounge/diner with patio doors leading to a good-sized terrace with views to the beautiful gardens and pool, a superb fully-fitted modern kitchen/breakfast room, 3 double bedrooms, master en-suite bathroom, family bathroom and utility For Rent: 550€ per month

Venta Baja

Holiday Let Ref: HL1 - 041 Fantastic 1 Bed Guest House (sleeps 4), spacious lounge, large f/f kitchen/diner, family bathroom, superb terraces, gardens, 8m x 4m pool, lovely views, great indoor & outdoor furniture, cot, A/C, Sat TV etc., 15 min walk from bars, restaurants & shops, 20 mins drive to beach & near Lake Viñuela Holiday Let: From 150€ per week

www.rentahomespain.com / www.buyahomespain.com email: info@rentahomespain.com Enquire about Enquire about Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, our next FREE our FREE Financial Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Advice Clinic Legal Clinic Tel: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414 (You’ll find us located on the main road opposite the Torre del Mar bus station)


To advertise call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com

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CONtaCt Us: Editor: keidi - 610 976 284 Email: info@thesentinella.com

Anyone who knows me will know that I live in a one-bed apartment in a little seaside town called El Morche (near Torrox Costa). But what may shock you is that I have lived here for not just a few years, or even five, but eight sunglowing years! So I’ve reached the conclusion that it’s time to move on to pastures new. I have no idea yet where my new abode will be located, or even if I will stay living here in Spain, but I’ll see what direction the Universe pushes (or pulls) me. Now, I like to do things in the reverse order, so last weekend I scuttled off to Ikea to purchase some beautifully decorated storage boxes, and I’ve already filled them up with all my knick knacks, happily throwing out a load as I went, and bagging some up to offload to the nearest charity shop. The amount of junk I had accumulated over an eight year period astonished me to the core and most of it I couldn’t care less if I ever see again or not. So what now you may be wondering? Well now I wait. The energy is now moving so soon I will be too! The Universe has received its request, I’m acting as if I already have a place to move into, which means that the place will soon show up. And for anyone who is interested in purchasing a wonderfully maintained, fully furnished, onebed apartment across the road from the sandy beach of El Morche, do get in touch. It is up for sale at a remarkably low price and it makes an ideal starter home as it is 2 minutes from the beach and within easy access of Nerja, Torrox Costa and Torre del Mar.

sales: kami - 664 210 468 Email:sales@thesentinella.com Distribution tony - 664 689 138 the sentinella axarquia Follow us on twitter @ the_sentinella or @keidi_keating

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

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

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From The Ed (cont)

Strange News

The truth is I have really enjoyed living in my apartment and even now I do feel slightly sad at the prospect of giving it up moving on, but the time has come for me to get a bigger place so I can spread my wings and fly...

Snake fright An Australian pilot had the fright of his life when a snake popped out from his dashboard and crawled down his leg. Braden Blennerhassett made a mayday call declaring: "We've got a snake on board", before making an emergency landing at Darwin.

So if any of you have any ideas, I really mean it…get in touch and let me know! Maybe you have the perfect little place for me to buy or rent at a special price. Or maybe you know someone else who does. All ideas welcome – just email me at info@thesentinella.com – I’d advise against calling as I don’t often answer my phone…. The idea of moving is turning into an exciting adventure as I really do have no idea where I’m going yet. Although America appeals… Wish me luck :)

Keidi Keating

Editor (of the original little mag)!

The freakish incident, above the Northern Territory, was immediately likened to the cult Samuel L Jackson 2006 film Snakes on a Plane. The snake, believed to have been a non-venomous golden tree snake, was reportedly chasing a tree frog that had stowed away under the front passenger seat. When the plane landed, ground crew tried to lure it out with a mouse, but it seemed to have disappeared. Super scooter A Lincolnshire plumber has souped up a Sinclair C5 and turned it into a monster bike that can go more than 40mph. Colin Furze, 32, spent two weeks upgrading the electric three-wheeler into a petrol-powered machine, which towers five feet off the ground. He has a track record for creating wacky vehicles - previously building the world's fastest mobility scooter, the world's longest motorbike and a flame-throwing scooter. Mr Furze souped-up the slow Sinclair by fitting it to the frame of an old Honda bike, then added giant two-feet tall wheels.

women Drivers..................................Page 42 amazing insects.................................Page 46 recipe.................................................Page 62 Useless Facts.....................................Page 80 a - Levels...........................................Page 86 Countries Of the world.....................Page 88 Paparazzi............................................Page 90 Film review........................................Page 92 what’s New.........................................Page 93 Dates For the Diary.........................Page 104 star signs........................................Page106 what’s On.........................................Page 108 Jokes.................................................Page 112 Puzzle Pages....................................Page 114

"I've taken a bike that was banned in the 1980s and a rubbish old electric car and made a machine which looks really cool," he said. "It can go pretty fast, but it's very scary as you're driving five feet off the ground and it's really top heavy and rather unstable." The original Sinclair C5, designed by Sir Clive Sinclair, was the first electric vehicle designed for mass production but it was a flop when it was released in 1985.


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Funny Quotes Some more quotes from famous people...

people would stop dying. Rodney Dangerfield

Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, 'Lillian, you should have remained a virgin.' Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)

Money can't buy you happiness... But it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. Spike Milligan

I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalog: - 'No good in a bed, but fine against a wall.' Eleanor Roosevelt Last week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement. Mark Twain I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. Zsa Gabor Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. Alex Levine My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery,

Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP. Joe Namath I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon. Then it's time for my nap. Bob Hope I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it. W. C. Fields Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you. Winston Churchill Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty. But everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out. Phyllis Diller By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. Billy Crystal

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De Cotta - New Employment Law Mortgage foreclosures – the facts you need to know by Javier Florido Martin, Lawyer with De Cotta Law. The Spanish Government recently approved a Royal Decree that aims to prevent banks evicting home owners who find themselves unable to maintain their mortgage payments. Under the new law, there are three main ways to address the issue of mortgage arrears, the threat of foreclosure by the bank and eviction: - Firstly, the bank must offer debt restructuring, including a grace period on capital repayments for up to four years; extending the term of the loan to 40 years and a reduction in the interest rate to Euribor + 0.25%. - Secondly, if despite this the mortgage holder still cannot cope with the revised mortgage payments; the bank may offer a reduction to the mortgage. The amount of this reduction will

be calculated on a case-by-case basis. - Thirdly, if the restructuring and reduction are not enough, the mortgage holder may be eligible to cancel the mortgage by giving the property back to the bank. This is known in Spain as ‘dación en pago’, or ‘payment in kind’ and is also possible in other countries such as the United States (in lieu of foreclosure) but not the UK. Under this solution, the debtor can continue living in the house by paying a monthly rent equal to 3% of the debt. If rental payments are not met this would lead to automatic eviction. In principle the mortgage holder can keep living in the rental property for a period of two years, but can then apply to extend this period. It should be noted that not everyone can benefit from these measures. Mortgage holders must meet several requirements including that all family members are unemployed, owning only the one house, and that the mortgage payments exceed 60% of family income. In addition to qualify for becoming a tenant, the assessed property value must not exceed 120,000, 150,000, 180,000 or 200,000 euro (depending on the population of the city where the property is located). Although the scheme outlined in this new Royal Decree is not obligatory, to date most Savings and Retail Banks have joined the scheme. If you would like to know more about how to protect you property from foreclosure, please contact Javier Florido Martin at De Cotta Law: Nerja Office: Calle Diputación 11 29780 Nerja tel.: +34 952 527 014 Fax: +34 952 523 428 Monday to thursday - 9.30am – 5.30pm, no siesta. Friday 9.30pm – 2pm E-mail: nerja@decottalaw.net


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The colour yellow is believed to stimulate mental processes and the nervous system, activate memory and encourage communication. In healing, yellow is the colour of the Solar Plexus Chakra, also known as Manipura. This chakra is located in the stomach area. It is linked to the stomach, liver, skin, large intestine, muscular system, and solar plexus area, and is representative of vitality. When it is open, it will act to empower a person and help them find their personal strength. It will help

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A Cut Above The Rest

Peluqueria Susana

If you live in the Vinuela area and have not yet visited Susanna’s Hair Salon in Venta Baja, then it is time you discovered this hidden gem!

The salon is owned and run by Susanna — a local Spanish girl. She doesn’t speak very much English but she certainly understands enough to give you the most amazing hair experience, regardless of whether you are male or female, or want something simple or more complicated. From the moment you step into her salon, you are met by a warm welcome and friendly smile. If you ask her, she may even produce a cup of coffee, which is quite rare in Spanish salons!

Susanna offers much more than just hair care, though — you can also spoil yourself with a wide variety of other treatments such as manicures and pedicures. To add to this, she also has a little boutique-type shop which sells nail varnishes, perfumes and small gifts, among other things, and all are offered at reasonable prices. If you are also trying to learn Spanish, then it makes even more sense to come along and have some free lessons from Susanna while you are having the full hair care experience. I don’t think you will be disappointed!


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Idiotic Acts Unbelievable!!!! My daughter and I went through the McDonald's driveway window and I gave the cashier a 5€ note. Our total was 4.25€ so I also handed her 25c. She said, 'You gave me too much money.' I said,'Yes I know, but this way you can just give me a euro coin back.' She sighed and went to get the manager who asked me to repeat my request. I did so, and he handed me back the 25c, and said 'We're sorry but we don't do that kind of thing.' The cashier then proceeded to give me back 75 cents in change. Do not confuse the people at MacD's. ------------------------------------------------------------My daughter went to a Mexican takeaway and ordered a taco. She asked the person behind the counter for 'minimal lettuce..' He said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg lettuce. From Bankstown, Sydney... ------------------------------------------------------------I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an airport employee asked,

'Has anyone put anything in your baggage without your knowledge?' To which I replied, 'If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?' He smiled knowingly and nodded, 'That's why we ask.' ------------------------------------------------------------When my husband and I arrived at a car dealership to pick up our car after a service, we were told the keys had been locked in it. We went to the service department and found a mechanic working feverishly to unlock the driver's side door. As I watched from the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door handle and discovered that it was unlocked. 'Hey,' I announced to the technician, 'its open!' His reply, 'I know. I already did that side.' ------------------------------------------------------------Very very interesting, scientifically proven... You cannot stick your tongue out and look up at the ceiling at the same time, a physical impossibility. You didn’t try it.. did you? 


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re! Great fun and great exercise! yo Jive is a modern jive dance class, its a fusion of many dance styles to modern music (although it says Jive, e r a ost its NOT rock n'roll). Why not give it a go and C x o r Tor impress your friends on the dance floor! Every week we have a beginners class. It’s easy it’s The Torrox area lays claim to have "the best fun and it’s a great way to meet new people. climate in Europe" sheltered as it is by the You do not need a partner, come alone or bring Sierra Tejeda and Sierra Almijara mouna friend. Class starts at 8pm some come along a bit earlier from 7.45pm and enjoy a pre-class tains. Thus it boasts an average annual temdance. Find us on facebook under Yo Jive Torperature of 18oC. Separated by 4kms of rox and keep upto date with what's going on. farmland, the Pueblo and Costa offer a We have one change for May and that is on pleasant combination of old traditional Tuesday 1st May there will be no class but inSpanish life and the facilities expected by the modern day tourist. Here we have found the best places to dine, shop and to be pampered. t it he abou ad all

Craft and artisan indoor Market at El Pino Restaurant every Wednesday from 10am until 2pm. Handcrafted stalls, including cards, jewellery, clocks, painted tiles, pens, knitware, embroidery, gifts, plus second hand books, teddys and cd's. To find us please follow the signs for El Pino camping. If you would like any further information then please call Rachael on 651 787 501, indoormarket@kwiksendmail.com or call in and see us on a Wednesday... You will be surprised ! 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 For reputable buildings and contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans and more, contact Lewis insurance services.

stead on Wednesday that week we will be hav ing a freestyle night, no class, just a night of dancing. All other Tuesdays throughout May as usual.


If you are thinking if reforming think of Multiparquet & sevices based in Torrox Costa since 2002 reforming and decorating for you! Specialising in Parquet flooring, underfloor heating, decorating, reforms and they provide an IKEA service, they supply, deliver and assemble. Call Matthias 652 357 584 Join us at Los amigos in May. Mondays we have line dancing at 7pm with Rita. On Wednesday 2nd, 16th and 30th we have our quiz night starting at 9pm with prizes and free snacks but will also include play your cards right. Friday nights are karaoke with Alan and Hilary. Saturday night entertainment in May is with Geoff Murrell with songs from the shows on 12th and have its Hawaiian night with the Rivermen on the 26th. Wednesday 23rd we have music from MG Rox. Join us on a Trip to

see the Flower Patios in Cordoba on Wednesday 9th, tickets 15€ and on the 15th a San Isidro fun day tickets 5€. All tickets available at Los Amigos. We also have free wifi now at Los Amigos.

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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a t s o C ToSererpoagxes 30 - 41 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 had opposite Supersol in Torrox Costa, this office is now an independent agent who has nothing to do with Guido Bauer S.L., please direct all enquiries to us in Block 76 this is very important for us.. thank you. Here you will find our 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¨¨.

Visit sylvia Bowyer, a qualified practicioner since 2001 for Bowtech treatment at the Rebeccah Curtis wellness centre on Tuesdays or Fridays or at Egos in Competa on Monday and Wednesday. The Bowen Technique is a handson therapy that is applied using very gentle pressure it can provide relief for many types of injuries and other health problems and 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 Monday to Friday 10-3pm and Saturday mornings by appointment.

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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. May offers at rebeccah Curtis include Power Plate sessions 4€ or book 10 for only 20€'s. Receive 20% off waxing treatments with this advert. Plus enquire about super offers on permanent hair removal. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm and Saturday mornings by appointment. restaurante El Pino always has plenty going on with regular specials menus throughout the week. Sunday lunches we have early bird option, book your table to dine before or at 1.30pm and get a FREE BOTTLE OF WINE

is Wendy's Night! Quiz + an added extra! and on the 25th Quiz with Julie. Must have Usborne Childrens Books are now available through Independent Representatives in Andalucía. Unbeatable special offers ONLY through Independent Representatives. Organise a book party at home, have a fun time with your friends and get free books for your own family. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by, act quickly to make the most of it. You will love it! Contact Pille on: 681 195 136 to learn more. 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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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. 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.

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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) www.casamarias.webs.com


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 2nd & 16th May - 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

Bianca Bojahr Gift Vouchers available Forever Living products Home visits

40€ *Therapy for pain and illnesses NOW 45€ *Osteopathy *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 e-mail: clinicacasablanca@gmail.com


Original Greek Kitchen!!!! Open all day from 12.00 - 24.00

Daily changing Menu of the Day Saturdays....”ALL YOU CAN EAT PRAWNS” with vegetables and rice Eat as much as you like for just 9.90€ Saturdays - Live music from 7pm NEW!!! - Daily fresh cakes and pies from our Viennese Pastry Chef Reservations: 952 967 502 Paseo Maritimo, C/ de Salitre 906, TORROX COSTA NO DAY OFF!!


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Women Drivers This morning on the motorway, I looked over to my right and there was a Woman in a brand new VW !! Doing 75mph With her face up next to her Rear view mirror Putting on her eyeliner! I looked away For a couple seconds And when I looked back she was Halfway over in my lane, Still working on that makeup. As a man, scare easily.. don't I me so much scared But she I dropped My electric shaver, Which knocked The meat pie

Out of my other hand. In all the confusion of trying To straighten out the car Using my knees against The steering wheel, It knocked My Mobile phone Away from my ear Which fell Into the coffee Between my legs, Which splashed, And burned "Big Jim and the Twins", Ruined the phone, Soaked my trousers, And disconnected an Important call. B***** Women Drivers!!

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g n i z a Am cts s InsHe ornet

Hornets are perhaps one of the most bothersome groups of insects — no barbecue in Spain would be complete without at least one of these ‘mini-helicopters’ putting in an unwanted appearance! Hornets are widely known as "social insects" They belong to the genus Vespa family of wasps. They are considered as omnivorous bugs. Hornets only live for one season, except for a young queen with its fertilised eggs which is able to find a warm place for the winter. The name of their group is a grist or hive.

Although most of the hornets' territories are found in tropical Asia, they can also be found in Africa, North America and Europe. Hornets make their hives by chewing up wood a make to translucent construction mash. The only hornet females capable of reproducing are the queens hence, they control the hornet hives. Most hornets are androgynous feworkers. male They are only capable of performing indispensable community tasks such as gathering food, constructing the hive, feeding the young and securing the colony.

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Amazing Insects (Continued) Though hornets have larger stingers than bees, many hornets are less toxic than bees.

sponsibilities of the new hive and leave the queen in the hive to reproduce.

hornets Worker protect their hive powerful with stingers.

The queen expands the hive by reproducing more workers and before she dies, she provides a new breeding generation of hornet queens and drones.

There are only a few male hornets – called drones -and they only have one major responsibility, to mate with the queen hornets. They die soon afterwards.

Hornets usually feed on tree juices, but they also eat other insects such as bees and flies.

Hornets usually bring their eggs with them when relocating. The queen begins a new nest during the spring. As soon as the young become capable of doing some tasks, they take over the re-

They don’t usually sting humans unless they are provoked. If they have built a nest near humans, they will sting if they feel their hive is threatened. Hornets are at their most aggressive if they find their nest has been destroyed. A hornet's sting can cause a serious reaction in people who are allergic to its venom. A hornet can measure up to 2 inches in length. The European hornet was established by human beings.

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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 May events Thurs 3rd Championship Play-off semi final (1) 1st leg 8.45. Friday 4th Championship Play-off semi final (2) 1st leg 8.45, 4th Olas will become 2 years young. Thanks to all of our regulars and holidaymakers alike. Sat 5th F.A Cup Final Liverpool v Chelsea 6.15, Sun 6th boxing Miguel Cotto v Floyd Mayweather Jnr. Mon 7th Championship Play-off semi final (1) 2nd leg 5.30, Tues 8th Championship Play-off semi final (2) 2nd leg 8.45, Wed 9th Europa league final 8.45, Fri 11th League 1 & 2 playoff semi final 1st legs, Sat 12th League 1 & 2 play-off semi final 1st legs, Sat 12th the Olas charity quiz 8 for 8.30, teams of a max of 6, great 1/2 time buffet book a table in the bar or on 952 523 683 always good fun with our compare Mr John 'Boy' Holmes. Sun 13th Spanish F1 Grand Prix, last day of the Premership the


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the battle top and bottom, Mon 14th League 1 play off semi final(1) 2nd leg, Tue 15th San Sidro! Great fun throughout Nerja and up to Maro, League 1 semi final(2) 2nd leg, Wed 16th League 2 play-off semi final (1) 2nd leg, Thur 17th League 2 play-off semifinal (2) 2nd leg, Sat 19th Championship play-off final Scottish Cup final, UEFA Champions League final, Sun 20th boxing Amir Khan v Lamont Peterson, Fri 25th Copa del Rey final Spanish cup final, Sat 26th Norway v England Int. friendly 8.45, Sun 27th Monaco F1 grand prix 2pm, friendly Int Mexico v Wales 9pm. Olas has taken on pizzas on it’s summer menu from this month so come and try out the choices in the bar or as a take out on the beach, where ever we hope they will complement our already extensive menu and look forward to seeing you. 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. Recently opened, Lifes a Beach is a new concept on the coast, combining a professional Body Art Studio, for spray tanning, non permanent tattoos and body piercings, with a small and friendly ladies Boutique. Piercing is carried out by a fully qualified and accredited English piercing technician within our separate and sterile studio. Browse without obligation in the relaxed environment of our colourful boutique where we have recently introduced a range of summer shoes, wedge heels, pumps and gladiator sandals, sizes 3 -9. Also ladies sun hats, straw bags and our sunglasses come in a range of designs from vintage to oversized retro! We now have a new range of swimwear, in UK sizes 8 - 18. Reasonably priced quality Bikinis, tankinis and costumes to suit all. Special offer this month, with purchases of over 30€ in the boutique, we are offering a free gift of a pair of flower motif flip flops, choice of colours available, normal retail price 4.50€.

Do you have a buisiness in Nerja? Want cheap advertising that works? This space only 20 euros per month (Only one space available for June do not miss out)

Call: 664 210 468 Email: sales@thesentinella.com


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T & J UK Care Agency T & J UK Care Agency is a family run, professional home care agency based in the Nerja area.

some point, choose whether to move to a care home or be cared for in their own homes. For many, the elderly care in the home service we offer represents an opportunity to remain in the comfort and familiar surroundings of their own property where they may have lived for many years. We can provide carers to help with everything from shopping and meal preparation to housework and companionship. Also, we can take clients out for a walk or to have lunch wherever they want to go but feel unable to go on their own. They can have from one hour to 24 hours per day‌ it’s up to you.

Our main aim is to deliver a high standard of care to people living in their own homes. Tina, one of the managers, has a wealth of experience working in the care environment, and for the past 12 years has been managing care homes for the elderly which are registered with the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulators of all health and adult social care in England. Tina holds many certificates in care, such as NVQ 3 and NVQ 4, and has a Higher National Diploma in care management and a Registered Managers Award. Many of our staff have a wealth of experience within the care sector, and are dedicated to supporting our clients. They speak both English and Spanish. Most people fortunate to live long lives must, at

We also supply care staff for respite care so that if one of the partners has to go home to England but cannot leave their husband/wife, then we can come in and take over, so you have peacee of mind that they will be cared for whilst you are away. Also, be a good neighbour; if you have someone living near you, or you know of a person who you think could be in need of some assistance with their everyday life, tell them about us and make sure they realise that they are not alone. We are here to help. The services that T & J UK Care Agency offer are tailored to suit every individual need, so don’t delay and call us today on 673281487 or visit our website at www.ukcareagency.co.uk e-mail info@ukcareagency.co.uk


Double your pleasure of having new glasses

2 for 1

the offer applies to glasses with both single and varifocal lenses. it can not be combined with other offers and it applies to a selected range of products

Remember we also do hearing tests and hearing aids Calle Antonio Ferrandis 23-25 29780 Nerja Malaga Tel: 952 528 395

Avda. Andalucia 119 29740 Torre del Mar Malaga Tel: 952 967 923


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 ppp247@hotmail.co.uk www.pppaxarquia.com

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?

Nutrition advice also available

why not have them put on CD

Janet Van Dam tel: 618 989 125

(by appointment only) www.well-therm.com janetvandam@live.com Clinics at: El Morche, Competa, Puente Don Manuel

Call: 952 558 507

MARKET & CAR BOOT

Chiringuito antonio, Puente don Manuel

Every Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm grEat MarkEt, grEat atMOsPhErE, grEat PriCEs !!!

Call: karen 674 526 968

If you need help with translations, dealing with the Spanish system, locating and negotiating with tradesmen, improving your Spanish, visits to the town hall, hospital, etc.

639 936 988 / 952 970 980

maria@solutions4xpats.com Mobile Secretary work by the hour also available


POOL TABLE

INTERNET ACCESS

BAR ATILA FREE WI-FI

SKY SPORTS

ESPN

FULL HD!

NEW SUMMER MENU! Open 10am til late. Kitchen open til 9pm (til 5pm on Sundays)

Brush the dust off those winkle-pickers for our

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

Sat 12th May, 8 ‘til late

CLOSED THURSDAYS

Sunday roasts

Eyes down, look in …

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DISCO

Daily home-cooked specials board Parties catered for

BINGO IS BACK! Mondays from 7pm

In our ‘new look’ garden. (Weather permitting)

a-356

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

a-402

For information or bookings please call:

663 393 987

C/Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel


Reliable Driver with Clean Van & 3m trailer

Available for Removals & Clearances

20€ per hour References available

Call: 608 531 601 Michael/Maria Reeve Tlfn: (+34) 669 899 065 Email: acecarrental@hotmail.co.uk www.acecarrental.biz 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

CAR BOOT SALE OLD & NEW

“BARGAINS GALORE” 1st Sunday of every month

Mobile: 606 510 479 www.sunshinewoodwork.co.uk sunshinewoodwork@live.co.uk Chicken coups all sizes, Fencing, Gates, Trellises, Gazebos,  Garden Furniture & Sheds  MADE to measure

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 los Mundos, km7, Old road, Trapiche - Viñuela

Tel: 952 03 06 79

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 www.autocoolspain.com

CARPENTER - JOINER City & Guilds 25 years experience 10 years in Spain

Restaurant El Pantano

BESPOKE Windows - Doors Wardrobes - Kitchens

(On the A356 towards Colmenar, overlooking the lake)

All aspect of carpentry

9.30am - 1.30pm

Call: 657 399 995 / 669 600 419

Call Martin on: 618 295 009


Jewellery Traders

WE BUY & SELL SECONDHAND: Gold, Silver, Jewellery, Coins, Jewellery repair

rEstaUraNtE asiatiCO

FENg

Opening Hours 12pm - 4pm 6.30pm - 12am

GOOD RATES PAID FOR SCRAP & ITEMS!!

Tel: 635 497 033 Email: spanishsunsets@hotmail.co.uk 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)

avda. andalucia, 35, algarrobo Costa tel: 952 551 439 Mob: 673 160 208

MENU DEL Dia 5.90€ 6.90€ EVENiNgs

Spanish Number Plates a Car Transfers aDriving Licences aInterpreting aOther Paperwork Sara Bright

951 167 094 / 658 501 610

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: the.mosquito.screen.company@gmail.com Or visit our website: www.mosquitoscreenco.com


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

FREE WI-FI

Rendezvous Bar & Restaurant

Our New Summer Menu is now here including; Wide Delicious Pastas Selection including: Salmon Penne, of Authentic Spaghetti Carbonara, Spaghetti Homemade with Homemade Meatballs Italian and Spicy Arrabiatta Pizzas 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 sauté them, turning once, until they are golden

This Coquilles Saint-Jacques recipe is traditionally served on little scallop shells, but ovenproof ramekins are a great substitution. It features scallops and mushrooms, sautéed in butter with seasonings, and then made even richer with a Gruyere and breadcumb topping. Coquilles Saint-Jacques is most often eaten as a first course, or appetizer, but can be used as a delicious seafood entrée. Prep time: 20 minutes - Cook time: 30 minutes - total time: 50 minutes ingredients: • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour • 3/4 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 1 1/2 pounds sea scallops • 4 tablespoons butter • 8 ounces mushrooms, cleaned and sliced • 1 cup chopped onion • 2/3 cup dry white wine • 2 tablespoons Cognac • 3 tablespoons bread crumbs • 2 tablespoons butter, melted • 1/3 cup grated Gruyere cheese • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Preparation: Mix the flour, salt, curry powder, and cayenne pepper together in a large bowl. Add the scallops to the bowl and toss the mixture together until the scallops are completely coated in the spiced flour mixture. Melt the butter in a large skillet over mediumhigh heat. Add the scallops to the butter and

brown on both sides, about 4 minutes; transfer the scallops to a plate and cover to keep warm. Add the mushrooms and onions to the skillet and sauté, stirring frequently, over mediumhigh heat for 4 minutes, until they start to turn light brown. Add the white wine to the pan and scrape the bottom of the pan with a metal spatula to get all the brown bits off the pan and into the sauce. Reduce the heat slightly and simmer until the sauce has reduced by half. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the Cognac and scallops. Preheat the grill. Divide the scallop and sauce mixture between 6 scallop shells or small ovenproof serving dishes. Mix together the bread crumbs, melted butter, and Gruyere cheese; divide and spoon the mixture evenly over each dish of scallops. Place the dishes about 5-6 inches from the grill and cook until the scallop mixture is hot, bubbly, and browned on top. Sprinkle with lemon juice and serve immediately.


Restaurant/Bar “The Garden”

NOW OPEN MONDAYS! Restaurant opening hours 6pm - 10.30pm Closed Tuesday & Wednesday Saturday 10am - 2pm / 6pm - 10.30pm Sundays 1pm - 10pm Bar open everyday from 5pm Happy hour 5.30pm - 7pm (Tubo 80c / Pint 1.60€) SPORTS FANS - Bar open weekends from 1pm Catch all your matches & events including all 4 o’clock kick offs on Saturdays - Choose your match! All on our 2 METRE SCREEN!! (Happy hour 2.30pm - 3.30pm) HUNGRY? Why not have Cod, Chicken, Scampi or Cheeseburger, etc. all served with chips, wedges or salad for only 3.95€. Other toasties and tapas also available Also available now Pizzas & tapas to eat in or takeaway 3 course Sunday Lunch 10.95€ 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 7.95€ Why not try our one meal special for 3.95€ Two of you? 2 meals and a bottle of wine - 10€

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

Small breakfasts and toasties also available

Special offer!!

Bumper Breakfast + juice and tea or coffee 7.95€

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Monday 6pm - 8pm (now available on Mondays) 6 choices of Starters, Mains & desserts. Have a Starter & Main or Main & Dessert inc. a glass of wine, beer or soft drink FREE

7.50€

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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You’re As Old As You Look Have you ever been guilty of looking at others your own age and thinking, surely I can't look that old? Well... you'll love this one! My name is Alice Smith and I was sitting in the waiting room for my first appointment with a new dentist. I noticed his dental diploma, which bore his full name. Suddenly, I remembered a tall, handsome, dark haired boy with the same name had been in my secondary school class some 30-odd years ago. Could he be the same guy that I had a secret crush on, way back then? Upon seeing him, however, I quickly discarded any such thought. This balding, grey haired man with the deeply lined face was far too old to have been my classmate. After he examined my teeth, I asked him if he had attended Morgan Park Secondary school.

'Yes, yes I did. I'm a Morganner!' he beamed with pride. 'When did you leave to go to college?' I asked, he answered, in 1965. Why do you ask?' 'You were in my class!' I exclaimed. He looked at me closely, then the ugly, OLD, BALD, WRINKLED, FAT ARSED, GREY HAIRED, DECREPIT, B****** ASKED.. "WHAT DID YOU TEACH ???"

LEARN TO COOK IN SPAIN “As seen on TV” Chef Christopher Carnrick and veteran waiter Arthur Knighton authors of “Dinner for six at 8:00,” “Kitchen Disasters” and owners of Casa Cebadillas Culinary School in Torrox Pueblo Spain. Together are presenting ways to rectify those kitchen disasters! “It’s safe to say that between now and the end of the year more of us will entertain guests and invite people to dinner more than any other time of the year. But what if things don’t go as planned and you are 60 minutes or less from the guests arriving? Let us show you how to how to salvage every recipe” Clubs or organisations who would like to book Chef Christopher and Arthur to present to their group, can email: cooking@spain-vacation-holiday.com or visit their website www.LearnToCookinSpain.com. Alternatively call: 627 168 943 for further information

www.LearnToCookinSpain.com


ArKWriGHTs

The British Store & More Your No. 1 Stop Shop Open 7 days a week OF PUENTE DON MANUEL - NEAR LAKE VI単UELA NExT TO THE FERRETERIA, AT THE END OF THE PARADE OF SHOPS AT THE CRUz DE PERIANA

MAY WE INVITE YOU TO ARKWRIGHTS, THE LARGEST STOCKIST OF BRITISH FOOD IN THE AxARQUIA AREA. WHERE GOOD VALUE, CUSTOMER SERVICE AND A WELCOMING SMILE MAKES THE CUSTOMER NUMBER ONE NOT ONE OF A NUMBER! MAY OFFER IS 10% OFF ALL GREETINGS CARDS Opening hours: Monday - saturday 9am - 7.30pm sunday 10am - 4 pm


ArKWriGHTs

Where you are Number ONE Not one of a number Puente don Manuel New in the store are a range of Gluten Free Sweets, they are absolutely Gorgeous, just one of the new items we found on our trip to Barcelona Alimentaria. Soon to come from this supplier are 100g bags of sweets with just 1 point on Weight Watchers!!! Watch this space. Also new in store LINDA McCARTNEY SAUSAGES, PUKKA PIES & a new Chinese food section. We have so many offers in store at the moment we do not have enough space to list them all, for example Loyd Grossman sauces (16 varieties) 2.60€, Clover block 1.80€, Homepride red wine cook in sauce 1.35€ & Pepsi cans .55cts. Why not call in, you will NOT be disappointed. WE ONLY CLOSE TWO DAYS OF THE YEAR, CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEAR’S DAY, WE DO NOT CLOSE FOR SPANISH OR BRITISH HOLIDAYS

the Parcel Force to be reckoned with

Sending or Collecting items from UK or Europe

952 519 780

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


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 www.competaproperties.com info@competaproperties.com Vélez-Málaga

325,000€

Canillas de Albaida

Just reduced to 299,000€

Cómpeta

Just reduced to 275,000€

Ref: V529 Stunning property set in an exclusive small community in a quiet area of Vélez-Málaga with views over the pretty town. Recreation area with swimming pool, tennis courts and open play area. 5 beds, 3 baths, 236m2 living space. Easy walking distance of shops and restaurants Cómpeta Now only 209,000€

Ref: V450 Charming property in a most sought after area with beautiful views over the countryside, up to the mountains and down towards the Mediterranean. 3 beds, 2 baths, 123m2 living space, 2,400m2 plot. Access by tarmac road and within walking distance of Canillas de Albaida and Árchez 72,000€ Vélez-Málaga

Ref: V451 A very spacious and superb villa in a stunning location with very good access and only 1km from the lovely village of Cómpeta. 3 beds, 2 baths, 250m2 living space, 3,000m2 plot. Must be seen to truly appreciate the potential of this wonderful home

Ref: V285 This very attractive property is within 10 mins drive of the charming mountain village of Cómpeta. It has lovely views down over the verdant countryside towards the coast. 3 beds, 2 baths, 130m2 living space, 2,600m2 plot, 10,000lts. water tank, central heating. Interesting financial conditions available

Ref: TH390 New on the market In the thriving town of Vélez Málaga with views down over the town and up to the lovely old churches. 2 beds, 1 bath, 70m2. Beaches of the Costa del Sol only a short drive or bus journey away. Ideal opportunity to get a first step on the Spanish property ladder

Ref: TH372 Unique opportunity to buy a lovely townhouse, with beautiful courtyard and terraces. 2 beds, 2 baths, 100m2 living space. It has been beautifully renovated, in keeping with the area and maintaining many of the original features. Parking nearby. This property must be viewed to be appreciated

Salares

170,000€

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 celefernandez@competaproperties.com


FIRST TIME ADVERTISED

LUXURY TINGDENE PARK HOME

SITUATED ON A WELL ESTABLISHED RESIDENTIAL PARK CLOSE TO THE HISTORIC TOWN OF ANTEQUERA, APPROXIMATELY 30 MILES NORTH OF MALAGA

The property overlooks olive groves and mountains to the rear Large outdoor swimming pool and 12m x 22m heated indoor pool for all year round use, with adjoining gymnasium for residents’ use. The property is fenced on 3 sides and has a large shaded car port alongside the house (to protect from sun not rain) Fully carpeted throughout. Economical gas central heating throughout and double glazed. Entrance hall leading to large lounge and adjoing dining room. Furnished to a high standard including... 2 & 3 seater settees, coffee tables, fitted electric fire, dining table with 4 matching chairs, corner display unit, 5 drawer storage unit, stereo unit with drawers, wall mounted air con unit, flat screen TV & glass fronted TV unit. Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, 2 stools, NEFF electric cooker and gas hob, Indesit freezer. Leading to...Utility room with fridge, freezer, washing machine, large built-in storage cupboard. Double glazed door leading to outside. Fully fitted Master bedroom...En-suite shower and adjoining walk-in wardrobe, luxury king size bed. Air con unit and ceiling fan with light. This room gets the morning sun with views to the mountains. Bedroom 2...fitted full width wardrobes and integral vanity unit. Double bed with storage drawers and ceiling fan with light. Bedroom 3...single bed and wardrobe, currently used as an office. Separate bathroom with full size bath. The home is being sold virtually fully furnished with a good selection of crockery, kitchen utensils, lamps and wall pictures, etc. To the rear there is a large raised shaded area running the full width of the property, perfect for the evening watching the sun go down....gin & tonic in hand! We have our own fitted satellite dish to receive UK TV channels, garden shed and long storage box included. Water is metered @ 38c per cubic metre (no standing charges)...approximately 30€ per year Electricity is metered @ 16c per unit (no standing charges)... various depending on usage but a fraction of UK prices.

PRICED TO SELL - 82,950€ (£69,950) Appointments only. Tel: 699 803 827 for further details and to view

Iberian “Peace of Mind” Funeral Plans

Offer:- Fixed Prices, Various Payment Options, No Health or Age Restrictions, Interest Free Instalment Plans, Plans are transferable to the UK (or any other EU country) if you move house, Peace of Mind for loved ones, No pressure from our dedicated consultants.

Plan Prices from 2,995€

For more information contact David Knight: 625 410 735 Email: david@iberianfuneralplans.com www.iberianfuneralplans.com Head Office: 952 491 788


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The Party Planners

Are you thinking of having a party? Call Party People! If you have an occasion to celebrate this summer, or just want a perfect party with friends in your own home, why not call Party People for help and advice in planning and preparing? They will handle everything on your behalf, taking the stress out of the planning and sourcing, and you can sit back and enjoy the occasion without any worry! With years of experience in organising events and parties for any occasion, they will use their expertise to help you have a really fabulous party. With a background in running successful parties and clubs in London, to Greek Island holiday repping, weddings and corporate events in the UK, they are now planning great parties for people on the Costa del Sol. Be your party big or small, Party People can do it all! * Find the perfect venue for your event * Arrange the catering and staff * Live entertainment, singers, groups and triute bands * DJ and Karaoke * Kids’ parties * Themed parties and fancy dress * Photography * Balloons, cakes, party bags * And much more! Whether a large event such as a wedding, civil ceremony or corporate dinner/dance, or a small lunch, house party or barbecue, call them for an informal chat about any of their popular services. Party People are the management team of Gasoline, a popular group who have been headlining the entertainment at hotels, parties,

weddings and events all over the UK and Mallorca for more than ten years. Now based on the Costa del Sol and gathering a huge following at their regular events, they are ready to come and entertain you! With their vast array of songs, and a cool PA

system complete with lights, Gasoline are guaranteed to keep people of all ages happy at any venue. With a mix of rock, pop, fast, slow, old and new, there is always something for everyone. Amazing vocal harmonies, beautiful acoustic guitar numbers, uptempo party dance music and a fun, zany approach to the crowd are just a few of the reasons why you should book Gasoline for your venue. For preferential rates for Gasoline call Party People on 633 350 211. See main advert page 28


THAI

CU I S I N E

LUNCHTIME SNACKS

Spicy & Mild options

Chicken strip salad

Authentic & Fresh

Soup of the day

In house desserts Veggie dishes

SIZZLERS

Thai Chef

Wrapped-

Sushi, Curr y

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Stir fries & more

torre Del Mar

952 540 254

ample Parking

OPPOSITE POLICE STATION

avda. andalucia, 34B

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


To advertise call 664 210 468

Angela’s Challenge Fri 25th May

Medical Centre & Surgery

What are you doing on your birthday?

Details of how you can help Angela in her effort can be had from:Rent a Home Spain/Buy a Home Spain, Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, Torre del Mar. Tel: 952547554 / 680210414 To pledge sponsorship email: angelas50fitnesschallenge@gmail.com

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

C/Verdemar

Once you accept that you actually can’t stop time, you can relax, take things easier and enjoy life. Part of the enjoyment of this acceptance is deciding what you’ll do on your birthdays, exactly just how you will celebrate a special day. Saving the special treats for your 40th, 50th, 60th and long into the future. Perhaps a holiday, a cruise even... let yourself be waited on hand and foot. Perhaps a hot air balloon trip, a day in bed or how about... A 5 kilometre run, A 10 kilometre bicycle ride, 10 kilometres on a cross trainer, 5 kilometres on a rowing machine, 500 sit-ups, 500 leg presses, 500 bicep curls, 500 bench presses, 500 squats and 500 thigh extensions... and ALL to be completed in 5 hours. I have it on the highest authority that the medical term for this condition is commonly known as ‘Barking Mad’, unless, of course, you are undertaking this huge effort to raise money for charity. Just so with Angela from Buy/Rent a Home Spain in Torre del Mar who has agreed to undertake this mountain of a task to raise much needed money for Cancer Research, The Heart Foundation and Premature Babies. To match Angela’s effort, we are asking The Sentinella readers to help raise as much money as possible to make this a memorable day for everyone concerned. At just 50 cents per task all ten will cost the sponsor just 5€, a small amount to help change someone’s life and reward a very courageous woman for a superb unselfish effort. Angela’s challenge will take place on the 25th May at the Sensei Gym Torre del Mar, and there’s an open invitation for The Sentinella readers to join in on all or part of the challenge and help Angela raise much needed funds for three worthwhile charities. As to the question of which particular birthday Angela is celebrating, well, she’s not at liberty to say, and for this correspondent it’s a step too far to ask!

Clinicas Verdemar

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Classic One Liners! He is not with us any more but his humour lives on... Some of Frank Carson’s one liners. The Grim Reaper came for me last night, and I beat him off with a Vacuum cleaner. Talk about Dyson with death. Paddy says "Mick, I'm thinking of buying a Labrador." "Really,..." says Mick "Have you seen how many of their owners go blind?" I woke up last night to find the ghost of Gloria Gaynor standing at the foot of my bed. At first I was afraid... then I was petrified. The wife has been missing a week now. Police said to prepare for the worst. So I have been to the charity shop to get all her clothes back. A mate of mine recently admitted to being addicted to brake fluid. When I quizzed him on it he reckoned he could stop any time. I went to the cemetery yesterday to lay some flowers on a grave. As I was standing there I noticed 4 grave diggers walking about with a

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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 coastalmachinerysales@gmail.com


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Find The Cat There really is one but you will have to look hard. Once seen it is so obvious!

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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.

If you run a bar/restaurant or any other business, you can buy or rent monthly our ice cream dispensers. Please visit our website or give us a call for more information. The ice cream dispensers and the ice cream are available on the Costa del Sol through Rico Helado. Our ice cream is greatly enjoyed by our customers. Visit our shop and enjoy our wonderful creamy ice cream.

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At age ninety, Peter Mustafic of Botovo, Yugoslavia, suddenly began speaking again after a silence of 40 years. The Yugoslavian news agency quoted him as saying, I just didn't want to do military service, so I stopped speaking in 1920; then I got used to it. Charles Dickens was an insomniac, who believed his best chance of sleeping was in the centre of a bed facing directly north. Clark Gable used to shower more than 4 times a day.

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Cútar

Cútar is a small village perched on the side of a hill, as the crow flies directly below the much larger town of Comares, although to drive there takes about 20 minutes along a track from behind the church leading up into La Alqueria. It is above Benamargosa and El Borge which are its closest neighbours and a 20 minute drive to Vélez-Málaga. It is part of the Route of the Raisin and the village is known as the Fountain of Paradise, Fuente del Paraiso from the arab word Kautzar, because of the twelve springs within the town. The village is surrounded by vine covered hills and as you drive the 6 kilometres up the winding road from Benamargosa it remains hidden in the folds of the mountains until you round the last bend at klm 5 where all you can see is Comares towering up into the sky, then suddenly the white oasis of Cútar appears, a mountainous Atlantis majestically rising from the depths below. A joy to behold, this jewel of a town sparkles in the sunlight as you drive down into the entrance to the village where the first sight that beholds you is the beautifully restored fountain, the Aina Alcaharia which used to be an Arab

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Chapel before converting to a water well and fountain, the only surviving Arab Fountain of its kind in Málaga province. There are steep steps behind it that lead up to the ancient bridge that crosses a little gorge. Cútar is proud of its Moorish roots and goes back in time to the fifteenth century to celebrate the Monfí Festival where you can experience the smells, tastes and music of that era. Each October during the second weekend, the narrow streets and main car park become a traditional souk where food, drink, clothes and other items can be purchased from sales people dressed in traditional arab costume. There are belly dancers, falconry displays and street entertainment, an arab tent selling mint tea and culinary delights. Homes are opened as museums showing many items of the past, traditional methods of weaving, paintings and pictures, old photographs of the village in bygone days. There is a Moorish arch known as the Algorfa with a house situated above it. At the top, western side of Cútar sits the 16th century Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación dominating the village with its beautiful Baroque side chapel. It was originally known as Our Lady of the Angels and was built over an Arab mosque. If you haven´t yet visited Cútar I can highly recommend it as being one of the few remaining virtually untouched, traditional white villages.

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Honesty The Best Policy? Golf ethics question for you. What if you were playing in the Club Championship Tournament Finals and the match was halved at the end of 17 holes. You had the honour and hit your ball a modest two hundred & fifty yards to the middle of the fairway, leaving a simple six iron to the pin. Your opponent then hits his ball, lofting it deep into the woods to the right of the fairway. Being the golfing gentleman that you are, you help your opponent look for his ball. Just before the permitted five minute search period ends, your opponent says: "Go ahead and hit your second shot and if I don't find it in time, I'll concede the match." You hit your ball, landing it on the green, stopping about ten feet from the pin. About the time your ball comes to rest, you hear your opponent exclaim from deep in the woods: "I found it!". The second sound you hear is a click, the sound of a club striking a ball and the ball comes sailing out of the woods and lands on the green, stopping no more than six inches from the hole. Now here is the ethical dilemma: Do you pull the cheating bastard’s ball out of your pocket and confront him with it or do you keep your mouth shut?


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A little lady, well into her seventies, slowly enters the front door of a sex shop. Obviously very unstable on her feet, she wobbles the few feet across the store to the counter. Finally arriving at the counter and grabbing it for support, stuttering she asks the sales clerk, "Dooo youuuu have dilllldosss?" The clerk, politely trying not to burst out laughing, replies, "Yes we do have dildos. Actually we carry many different models." The old woman then asks: "Doooo youuuu carrryy aaa pppinkk onnee, tttenn inchessss lllong aaandd aabboutt ttwoo inchesss ththiickk... aaand rrunns by bbaatteries ?" The clerk responds, "Yes we do.." "Dddooo yyoouu kknnnooww hhhoww ttooo ttturrrnn iittt offff?" -------------------------------------------------------------A man goes into confession after a 20 year absence. As he sits in the booth he looks around and says to the Priest ''The old confessional has really changed father, I dont remember a leather chair, Guiness on tap and gay porn mags being in the booths 20 years ago''. The Priest said, ''Thats because your in my b***** seat''

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We welcome you to inspect, select & collect from our SHOWROOM at LAKE VIñUELA In order to give clients individual attention please phone for an appointment before visiting. We are situated at KM29 (on right) off A356 1km past Camping & Pantano Restaurant. We are signposted from there. From bouncy chairs to buggies, stairgates to sterilisers. Everything you need for when little ones come to visit. PHONE DAWN ON: 627 931 360 WEBSITE: www.nurseryneeds.com EMAIL: dawn@nurseryneeds.com

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


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In 1976 she divorced Winklmayr, left Syrovatka and moved to New York to promote the Montreal Olympics. It was here that she met Donald J. Trump, son of prominent real estate developer Fred Trump. They married in April 1977. Ivana and Donald worked together on several massive projects, including the construction of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. In 1991, Ivana filed for divorce, following the discovery that Donald had been having an affair with former beauty queen Marla Maples. After settling out of court following her father’s death – Donald attended the funeral with her - Ivana allegedly received $20 million, the $14 million family estate in Connecticut, a $5 million housing allowance, $350,000 annual alimony, all of her jewellery and 49 per cent of Mar-ALago, the family home in Palm Beach which also serves as a private club for the Palm Beach elite. Ivana has also written several bestselling books including the novels For Love Alone Lucy Wilkins and Free to Love, and the selfhelp book The Best is Yet to Come: Coping with Divorce and Enjoying Life Again. Two years ago, Ivana was thrown off a plane after launching a foul-mouthed tirade at noisy children on her flight to New York from Palm Beach. She says her hobby is buying and restoring homes in the best locations in the world.

She married Austrian skier Alfred Winklmayr so she could travel outside the Communist Bloc without being thought of as a defector. She was selected for the Czechoslovak Olympic Ski Team in 1972. She earned a master's degree in physical education from Charles University of Prague. In 1975, Ivana left Czechoslovakia for Canada to be with a childhood friend, George Syrovatka, who owned a ski boutique there. For the following two years she lived in Montreal

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The film adaptation of the first of Suzanne Collins’ three Hunger Games novels arrives with the most sure-shot appeal of any non-sequel since Twilight. The Hunger Games takes place in a post-apocalyptic America. All that remains of the United States is Panem, a 12-district federation headed by cagey President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Capitol, Panem’s central city, is home to a wealthy, decadent elite, whose comforts and high-tech toys are supported by the labour of an impoverished majority. It’s a social

Having crushed a broad rebellion some 74 years ago, the government reasserts its authority over the population by staging the annual Hunger Games, a sort of gladiatorial competition-cum-reality TV show: 24 teenagers – one boy and one girl from each district – are abandoned in a wilderness from which only one will be allowed to emerge alive. Among this year’s contestants is tough Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) from the poorest region of all: District 12, a coal-mining area that looks a whole lot like 1930s Appalachia. Will Katniss survive? Will she be able to avoid killing Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), the other District 12 entrant, for whom she may be developing romantic feelings? Will the sun rise tomorrow? Watch the film to find out! Star Rating - ****/*****

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What’s New? Here’s a quick run down of some of the new businesses in “The great mag this month” If you fancy a Thai meal, then look no further than Bhua Luang in Torre del Mar. The food is fabulous and you won’t be disappointed. See advert on page 71 If you are like me, you may love getting on a horse and strolling through the Andalucian hillsides and campos. At Finca Don Carmelo, they are just the ticket, from half day tours to full vacations, this beautiful finca is a must. See advert on page 44 Entertaining guests? Planning a lovely meal? But what if things don’t go as planned and you are 60 minutes or less from the guests arriving? “As seen on TV” Chef Christopher Carnrick and veteran waiter Arthur Knighton authors of “Dinner for six at 8:00,” “Kitchen Disasters” and owners of Casa Cebadillas Culinary School in Torrox Pueblo Spain, together are presenting ways to rectify those kitchen disasters! See advert on page 64

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Mumby’s Homecare Support are recruiting kind, compassionate & patient people for caring for people in the UK. Board and lodgings are paid for, so why not contact them? See advert on page 86 Rico Helado 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. They also rent out machines for businesses and individuals who are maybe holding a function. See advert on page 93 Polar Air provide quality servicing, repairs and installations of all types of air conditioning, with servicing from as little as 25€. They also are currently running some special offers on quality Samsung & Panasonic Inverter units. See advert on page 92

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De Cotta Law’s St. Patrick’s Day sponsored Charity Walk raised 1.537,15€!

Medical Update American Medical Association researchers have made a remarkable discovery. It seems that some patients needing blood transfusions may benefit from receiving chicken blood rather than human blood. It tends to make the men cocky and the women lay better.

The walk was held on Saturday 17th March from Frigliana to Nerja, with everyone later enjoying a paella lunch and glass of Guinness on the beach. De Cotta Law, the firm of Spanish Abogados and English Solicitors dedicated to the international community in Nerja, sponsored a St Patrick’s Day Charity Sponsored Walk. Funds raised were distributed between: • Cudeca Foundation, the Cancer Hospice on the Costa del Sol • St Michael’s Anglican Church Roof Fund (Iglesia de San Miguel) in Plaza Andalucía • The Nerja Donkey Sanctuary The 3 hour walk was downhill and ended with a paella lunch and glass of Guinness at Merendero Pepe Mesa on Playa Playazo, together with charity raffle. nerja@decottalaw.net

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The Word Queen Getting Book Reviews An effective offline method of publicising and advertising your books to sell even more copies, is via book reviews To have a chance at selling lots of copies of your book on Amazon, you’ll need lots of book reviews. Bagging lots of book reviews is a vital ingredient of your marketing plan for the following reasons. 1. Book reviews raise awareness about your book. Readers who read book reviews do so because they are interested in buying books. 2. Book reviews provide information about your book that readers can use to make a decision.

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Barbecues Barbecuing during the summer months is a tradition that many people look forward to all year long. Between the great food, good company and casual atmosphere, it's no wonder that barbecues are popular. Now that the weather is warm, it's time to host your own summer barbecue. By following these tips, you'll be able to host a party that your friends and family will be talking about for years to come. You'll want to start your barbecue off right by planning it for a good time and day. Saturdays are a great day to host a barbecue, and you'll want to plan it for a time of day where it's not too hot. While

lunchtime barbecues give you more time to hang out with your guests, it can be hot during that time of day. In Spain anytime from 4pm to 5pm is a good time to start a barbecue, especially during the summer months when it gets dark late at night. Send out invitations, or make calls if you've prefer to be less formal. If all of your guests are web savvy, try using an electronic invitation like those available at Evite.com. This way you'll be able to take a running inventory of who will be coming and who won't be able to attend. Make sure to have a backup date just in case you have some unexpected rain or the weather gets too hot.

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Barbecues Barbecue potlucks are very popular. If you decide to make your party a potluck, make sure to assign food to people. Generally, one side dish or dessert per person is expected. As the host or hostess, you should provide the meat and drinks. Think about your guests' likes and dislikes when it comes to your food choices. For a large group, hamburgers and hot dogs work well. Smaller groups would appreciate steak or chicken. Make sure to offer some grilled vegetables or veggie burgers if there are vegetarians in the group. Activities are always popular at barbecues. Pools make for a lot of fun at summer gatherings, but if you don't have a pool there is still plenty that you can do to entertain your guests. Depending on the ages of the group that you are hosting, you can arrange anything from a (controlled) water balloon fight

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This year's Scruffs Dog Show at the Pavo Real on the Torrox-Competa road, will take place on May 12th. The money raised from this year's event will go to Action for Animals in Competa and T.A.I.L in Torrox. The show will include twelve competition categories: Best pedigree dog over one year Best pedigree bitch over one year Best non-pedigree dog over one year Best non-pedigree bitch over one year Best pedigree under one year Best non-pedigree under one year Best fancy dress (dog and owner) Best six legs (dog and owner) Best child handler & dog (children under 12) Best rescue dog (pedigree/non -pedigree) Best rescue bitch (pedigree/non-pedigree) Dog the judges want to take home All winners will be entered into the final category, Best of Show.

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There will also be a raffle, tombola, a variety of stalls and other delights to entertain both adults and children. Come along with your Pedigree Chum and you could Winalot! Registration is at 1pm and judging will start at 2pm. If you've got a top dog, a sound hound or you think your pup could win a cup, why not enter your dog? If you would like to take the lead and sponsor Scruffs 2012, hire a stall for the day or donate a prize for the raffle, there's still time! We would like to thank those who have already provided sponsorship, including Schmid Constructions, Sunset Properties, The Right Lifestyle, Alicats Bar, Housemartins, Finca el Cerillo, Naturvets, San Miguel, Pavo Real, The Rancho Competa, Lawrence and Jackie Gray, Streetwise Magazine and Competa Properties. Please contact Nina on 660 586 040. More information about the event including all categories and how to register is available at http://www.actionforanimals.org or on the Action For Animals (UK/Spain) Facebook page. Come and join the fun. You'd be barking mad not to!

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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 jill.christiansmith.gmail.com

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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 hughgrant@tiscali.co.uk 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. www.el-valle.org. 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. May 11th 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, 16th QUIZ NIGHT to raise money for APARIV at Sands & C in Torrox Costa at 7:30 pm. For further information call 952 967734, 25th QUIZ NIGHT to raise money for APARIV at Bar Viva in Torre del Mar 8pm. For further information call Stephen 952 514671 Geoff Murrell events for May: Friday May 4th - Restaurante El Pino, Torrox Park. To book call 952 967 063, or just come along for a drink. Saturday May 12th - 'Songs from the Shows' special, at Los Amigos, Torrox Park. Friday May 25th - Museo del Vino, Competa. To book call 952 553 314, or just come along for a drink. Acoustic Roots gigs for May: 5th Private Party, Competa. 11th: Museo del Vino, Competa, to book a table call 952 553314 or just call in for a drink. 25th: Restaurante La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida, to book a table call 952 553254/609 167127 or just call in for a drink. 26th: Plaza Almijara (Main Square) Competa: to book a table call La Casona on 952 553701, Pericos on 952 553739 or La Cantina on 658 338166.

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 Come Dancing for Cudeca. As usual, because of confirmations there will not be a dance in May, the next dance will be on June 9th at El Trapiche 7.00pm 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 6.500€ donations of prizes always welcome. Phone 699 156 471 or email: comedancing4cudeca@gmail.com Mother & Toddler Group at Torre Montessori Nursery in C/Laureano Casquero s/n Torre del Mar on Wednesday from 10.30 - 12.30pm tel: 633 637 774 Sunday 6th May Why celebrate great mums just once a year?! Today is the Spanish Mothers day and another chance to spoil her rotton! Restaurant Sabina in Almunecar are today serving a special three course menu including a glass of cava on arrival and a bottle of wine for the fantastic price of just 35€ per two persons. See advert on page 96. 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 The next meeting of the FHT Axarquia Therapists Group will be held on Wednesday 30th May at the Camping Bar Restaurant, Vinuela at 7.30pm, when Jean Gilhead will be presenting a talk on Feng Shui. Sometimes called 'acupuncture for rooms', the ancient oriental system of Feng Shui is a way of harmonising and balancing the energy within our homes and workspaces. As much as coaching is a tool that helps us reach our goals, Feng Shui is a tool that helps clarify them. Using Feng Shui, we can improve our relationships with family and friends, enhance our finances, find romance and discover our true path in life. Jean has been studying, practising and teaching Western/Intuitive Feng Shui for over 25 years in London, Barcelona and Andalucia. All are welcome to join us for this interesting subject and further details can be obtained from either Jenny or Jean, 951 321 613 or 633 759 988 jennywright04@gmail.com or jeanlaguita@hotmail.com 951 893 091.


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s n g i S r Sta Your star signs for the month of May with The Sentinella’s very own Mystic Mag… Capricorn – There are some days when getting up in the morning is the wrong thing to do. This is a month where you will have more than your fair share of these days. Lucky sign – There is no lucky sign for you this month Aquarius – Have you ever thought about buying a boomerang? If you don’t like the idea of a boomerang, buy a kite instead and fly it high in the sky. Lucky sign – A box of PG Tips Pisces – Something fishy is going on this month and you’re determined to get to the bottom of it. Put on your detective hat and do some research. Lucky sign – A dishelleved mop head Aries – You’re feeling in a generous mood and more than one beggar is going to be laughing as you dish out the coins. Just make sure you hold onto the notes! Lucky sign – A yappy dog Taurus – Who ate all the pies? Go easy on your over indulgence tendencies this month or you may find yourself piling on those pounds. Lucky sign – A full moon Cancer – “Ha! Told you so.” This is what you will find yourself saying to a partner or acquaintance when you realise you were right. You just can’t help yourself!

Lucky sign – An empty Eroski bag Gemini – Watch your Ps and Qs this month, as no one likes a rude and arrogant person. Look up the word ‘polite’ in a dictionary and read the explanation carefully. Lucky sign – Sunflower seed shells Leo – Mind the pennies this month, as you may soon find the coffers are running dry as a result of your huge spending sprees. Calm it Kermit! Lucky sign –A pile of red bricks Virgo – The cat sat on the mat and the mat got dirty. Go and buy a new mat and this time don’t let the cat sit on it. Lucky sign – Why, a new mat of course! Libra – You’re missing your rellies so book a flight back to the UK to see them. Warning: Don’t go for the cheapest or you won’t get a free drink. Lucky sign – A madman ranting Scorpio – You may receive a fright this month when something or someone pops up out of the blue. Be extra aware! Lucky sign – A madman ranting Sagittarius – If you’re finding it difficult to get to grip with the Spanish language maybe it’s because you haven’t yet mastered English. Lucky sign – A roofless finca And if it’s your Birthday this month... It proves one thing. You’re still alive!!

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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. May events 10th Trip to Gibraltar, 21st-25th 4 day trip to Merida 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: www.rbl-torredelmar.org.uk 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 www.rbllosromanes.org.uk 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, luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. 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, bric-

a-brac, preserves, library, books for sale. 11.00am – 1.00pm, Keep Fit 11.00 - 12.00am May Events 1st public holiday. Centre Closed. 3rd Fashion Show. Ladies good quality nearly new clothes and accessories for sale. Cakes, drinks & raffle - 4.00pm. Tickets 3€, 7th Coach Trip to Cordoba to see the beautiful Patios. Coach departs Algarrobo 3.45pm, calling at Caleta, Torre del Mar & Viñuela. Returning at approximately 11pm from Cordoba. 14th Camino de Santiago, come and join us on a walk along this famous route made by June Faulds, one of our friends. The evening will include a film show, talk, photos and supper, 5.30pm, tickets 6€. 17th Coach Trip to Gibraltar. Coach departs at 6.45am from Algarrobo, pick up Caleta, Torre del Mar & Chilches. For info & bookings 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 www.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/benajarafe U3A Art and Photography Exhibition 17th & 18th May 11am-6pm at Benajarafe. The U3aElMorche - Benajarafe Art Group, are putting on an Exhibition in collaboration with the Photographic Group at La Plata Restaurant in Benajarafe. The Art Group regularly meet at La Plata which is a lovely beachside restaurant. We will be showing paintings, drawings and photographs on a variety of subjects, including local views. There will be a good variety of work for sale, but all visitors are welcome just to take a look at what is on offer. There is no obligation to buy anything but prices are very reasonable. Come along and have a fun day out, food & refreshments are available with plenty of free parking. Directions: La Plata can be reached on the N340 Coast road, at the beginning of Benajarafe, (from Torre del Mar direction). Turn off left at the roundabout (before you pass the tower). Grid Ref. 36°42’57 70 North 4°10’46 80 West. For further details about the U3a El Morche, visit our website &use the contact us facility. www.u3aelmorche.wordpress.com

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What’s O n? Trapiche Social Club meet every Wednesday from 12 noon - 2pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, Social Activities include card games, skittles, dominoes and occasionally free bingo. Everyone is welcome to join us members and visitors. May events 2nd Social Meeting and Monthly Lunch, 9th Social Meeting, 16th Social Meeting, 18th Coach trip to Gibraltar, 23rd Social Meeting, 30th Social meeting. Sept 18th to 20th 2 night/3 day trip to Donana National Park. Half Board basis. A few seats remain. Please visit us at El Trapiche on Wednesdays between 12.00 & 2.00, or call our dedicated booking line 680 764 130 email: trapiche_social_club@yahoo.co.uk Lake Vinuela Social Club We meet on the first Wedensday of the month from 12 o/c until approx 2.30 then a meal if you wish at the Bar Atila in Puente don Manuel to enjoy social activities and meet new like minded friends. We regularly have a quiz, bingo, and presentations. 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:- Tel: 634 372 130 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. www.u3aelmorche.wordpress.com 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. 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 Common-

wealth 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. Golfnutz meet every Wednesday at Santa Clara (Otura, Granada) for golf banter, all abilities welcome. Sense of humour essential. So if you need a change in 2012 then give us a call. Call 617 979 640 or caddy master on 858 702 800. www.golfnutz.jimdo.com Brand new 'Zumba' Fitness Classes coming soon... Classes start week commencing Mon 23rd April 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 - zumbawithnicola@gmail.com Facebook - Zumba with Nicola Association for the protection of animals in Rincon de la Victoria. Let us introduce you to our adorable Dinky. He was found in a trash bin where he had been abandoned when he was just a few weeks old. He was most likely born in October of 2011 and is a beagle mix. Weighing about 9 kilos, he stands nearly 33cm in height and 40cm in length. Dinky is a happy and friendly fellow who recently decided he likes to spend some of his time playing ball. He would make a wonderful family pet. Please call Pam at 952 51 46 71 or 651 45 07 30 if you are interested in adopting or fostering Dinky. Please also visit us at www.apariv.org or contact us at aparivspain@gmail.com


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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: www.torredelmarchurch.org torrox Park Community Church meet at 11am on Thursday for coffee and discussion on current topics. This is an informal meeting for everyone to join in. At Tapricho Tapas bar (opposite El Pino camping), Torrox park. more info: Minister J. hartsmith foy, Tel: 952 532 825 or www.torroxparkchurch.org. Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Wednesday Fellowship 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 Telephone 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

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) : a h a h s e k o J A man checks into a hotel in Blackpool while on a business trip and was a bit lonely. He thought of one of those girls you see advertised in phone boxes, so he popped out to into a phone box near the hotel and found an ad for a girl calling herself ‘Erogonique’, a lovely girl, bending over in the photo. She had all the right curves in all the right places, beautiful long wavy hair, long graceful legs... Well, you get the picture! He copied the phone number and returned to his hotel. When back in the room he figures, what the hell, give her a call. 'Hello', the woman says. Gosh, she sounded sexy so he continues... 'Hi, I hear you give a great massage and I'd like you to come to my room and give me one. No, wait, I should be straight with you. I'm in town all alone and what I really want is sex. I want it hard, I want it hot, and I want it now. Bring implements, toys, rubber leather, whips, everything you've got in your bag of tricks. Tie me up, cover me in chocolate syrup and whipped cream, anything you want! Now, how does that sound? She says, 'That sounds fantastic love, but you need to press 9 for an outside line.' --------------------------------------------------------------Paddy had been drinking at his local Dublin pub all day and most of the night celebrating St Patrick's Day. Mick, the bartender says, 'You'll not be drinking anymore tonight, Paddy'. Paddy replies, 'OK Mick, I'll be on my way then.' Paddy spins around on his stool and steps off. He falls flat on his face. 'Shoite' he says and pulls himself up by the stool and dusts himself off. He takes a step towards the door and falls flat on his face. 'Shoite, Shoite !' He looks to the doorway and thinks to himself that if he can just get to the door and some fresh air he'll be fine. He belly crawls to the door and shimmies up to the door frame. He sticks his head outside and takes a deep breath of fresh air, feels much better and takes a step out onto the pavement and falls flat on his face. 'Bi' Jesus.... I'm fockin' focked,' he says

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Jokes h a h a :) There was a man who lost one of his arms in an accident. He became very depressed because he had loved to play golf and couldn't play anymore. One day in his despair, he decided to commit suicide. He got in a lift and went to the top of a building to jump off. He was standing on the ledge looking down and saw this man skipping along, whooping and kicking up his heels. He looked closer and saw that this man didn't have any arms at all. He started thinking, what am I doing up here feeling sorry for myself, I still have one good arm to do things with. There goes a man with no arms skipping down the sidewalk so happy, and going on with his life. He hurried down and caught up with the man with no arms. He told him how glad he was to see him because he had lost one of his arms and felt useless and was going to kill himself. He thanked him again for saving his life and said he knew he could make it with one arm if that guy could go on with no arms. The man with no arms began dancing and whooping and kicking up his heels again. He asked, "Why are you so happy?" He said, "I'm NOT happy!" "My balls itch!" ------------------------------------------------------------It was entertainment night at the Senior Citizens Centre. Claude the hypnotist explained, "I'm here to put you into a trance; I intend to hypnotise each and every member of the audience." The excitement was almost electric as Claude withdrew a beautiful antique pocket watch from his coat. "I want each of you to keep your eyes on this antique watch. It's a very special watch. It's been in my family for six generations." He began to swing the watch gently back and forth while quietly chanting, "Watch the watch, watch the watch, watch the watch..." The crowd became mesmerised as the watch swayed back and forth, light gleaming off its polished surface. A hundred pairs of eyes followed the swaying watch until, suddenly, the

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s e g a P Puzzle Get Quizical

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1. Where would you find a Northing? 2. What is a Medlar? 3. Cinnabar is the main or of which metal? 4. What is a male ferret called? 5. A Colotatura is a type of which singing voice? 6. What is a hunter’s Bond a type of?

2) If you put a coin in an empty bottle and insert a cork into the neck of the bottle, how could you remove the coin without taking the cork out or breaking the bottle?

7. What in the Bible is the Decalogue? 8. What does a nyctophobiac fear? 9. For what is Spondulix a slang term for? 10. In which country did tarot cards originate? 11. Which type of weapon is a Poniard?

1) Isaac and Albert were excitedly describing the result of the Third Annual International Science Fair Extravaganza in Sweden. There were three contestants, Louis, Rene, and Johannes. Isaac reported that Louis won the fair, while Rene came in second. Albert, on the other hand, reported that Johannes won the fair while Louis came in second. In fact, neither Isaac nor Albert had given a correct report of the results of the science fair. Each of them had given one correct statement and one false statement. What was the actual placing of the three contestants?

3) I can be cracked, I can be made. I can be told, I can be played. What am I? 4) I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. What am I?

12. Who solved the riddle of the sphinx? Answers on page 120

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Crossword across 1 type of cancer (9) 8 Big and strong (5) 9 One of the twelve peers at Charlemagne’s

Down 1 Make desolate (3,5) 2 remove from cases (6)

court — heroic champion (7)

3 Colleague (4)

10 help in choice of action (8)

4 Novel by Flaubert (6,6)

11 Uncontrolled or murderous way to run! (4) 13 air received and expelled (6)

5 Novel by tolstoy (4,8)

14 talk fast like a monkey (6)

6 Novel by L.P. hartley (3,2-7)

16 temporary residence (4)

7 Novel by steinbeck (2,4,3,3)

17 sussex port (8)

12 Vice (3,5)

19 Victim of a “Dutch” disease (3,4) 20 English romantic poet, d. 1824 (5) 21 Female animal (5,4)

15 shipworm — red toe (anag) (6) 18 Quarry (4)


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wrapping pallets of building materials etc 7€ ono, rOLLEr DrOP DOwN rattaN BLiNDs 1m x 2m excellent condition 9€ each ono, FULL sEt OF gOLF CLUBs, bag, trolley, shoes (9UK/43), umbrella, balls tees caps waterproofs gloves etc all accessories included, (in need of a good clean) hence 40€ ono, haNDMaDE wOODEN ChEst storage tool box on casters, 4 detachable shelves 40cm X 80cm X height 50cm, 20€ ono, 20 OLD rECOrDs 78's classics 2€ each ono, OLD sPaNish NEwsPaPErs Sur & others, including books and magazines dating back to 1960 1€ each, assOrtED PhOtO FraMEs (10) various sizes ( largest 24cm30cm) 20€ ono, OUtsiDE UPright BEEr FriDgE / freezer height 1.75m (essential for summer BBQ’s) 25€ ono, 4 X hEaVy DUty oak dining room chairs, beautiful 25€ each ono. hUsBaND Free to good home. Bodywork in need of attention, only needs servicing once a year, surplus to requirements as Leroy the pool boy is now familiar with the pump room and knows how to press all the right buttons. Contact P. ikey- 690 225 906 (some photo's available on request) FOr saLE MEDiUM sPrUNg MattrEss 150 x 200 (Kingsize) as new 55€ Triana area - buyer collects . Tel: 636 081 290 DOOr FLy sCrEEN CUrtaiN aLLOy, 1 metre x 2 metres 45€, ELECtriC gOLF trOLLEy, little used 225€ Tel: 952 030 903 waNtED ONE Or twO ChihUahUas for companionship for our dog. Male or female adults. Will give them a great loving home. Call Karen 633 951 326 yaMaha CLaViNOVa ELECtrONiC PiaNO in 'as new' condition with 88 graded and weighted keyboard. 300 voices, 258 accompaniment styles €1,600 Phone 951 239 659 evenings - Puente Don Manuel saMsUNg LCD 40 iNCh tELEVisiON, 6 years old, can be seen working 90€ Tel 686 371 589 Email: trevylyn2003@yahoo.co.uk 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


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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: escuelalacrujia@gmail.com

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 www.polarair.eu 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: chsspain@gmail.com

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

BOAT TRIPS wBluewater granada Motor Yacht Charters Call: 655 224 055

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

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

BOOKSHOPS wPasatiempo Calle Infantes 32, Torre del Mar, 952 543 703, www.bookshoppasatiempo.com

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

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. terryseatonreformas@hotmail.com www.facebook.com/terryseatonreformas wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: rosemary.housby@gmail.com 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, rd.construction@yahoo.com


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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 info@ltconstruction.es www.ltconstruction.es wNick turner refurbs All aspects of building work undertaken. Mobile: 679 113 600 Telephone: 952 553 124 Email: nick.turner@objectpower.net www.nickturnerrefurbs.com

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: nerjacarers@gmail.com 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: rodgersfamilyinspain@yahoo.co.uk

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING wCarpet & Upholstery Cleaning. Professional Ma-

chines, 18 years experience. All areas covered. Call Roy on 958 640 068 or 656 561 669.

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: druphil@yahoo.fr

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: done.dusted@ymail.com wFiona’s Cleaning services. Spring Cleans, Regular House Cleans, Holiday Rental Cleans, And End Of Lease Cleans. We Love The Jobs You Hate! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! Phone: 687 285 275 Email: fionascleaning@hotmail.com

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

DAMP CONTROL 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. info@solarwarmair.com, www.solarwarmair.com. Tel: 958360136


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Business Listing DANCE CLASSES wargentine tango Beginners Dance Classes. Monday from 20:00 at Casa Paco, c/Puente don Manuel. Wednesday from 20:00 at Casa de la Cultura, Calle Pescaderia, Colmenar. Price €7. Tel: 622560968. http://www.tangocostadelsol.wordpress.com

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: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com 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. www.ianpettdentalcare.com 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 www.dentadanes.com

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

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

DRESSMAKERS w Leila Pearce (Bachelor Of arts) Dressmaker, repairs and alterations. Home furnishings, made to measure sofa covers, 15 years experience. Puente don Manuel 622 105 809 wDressmaker/seamstress, with over 20 years experience. High quality, reliable service for alterations, soft furnishings and dressmaking. Call Elaine on 629 610 919. Located Puente Don Manuel/Periana area. Very reasonable rates. No job too small.

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 electrocutester@gmail.com 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: casaflores45@yahoo.es wElectrician - All jobs from a socket to rewires, Fault Finding and Intercom Systems. Call Andrew 618 640 155 Email: amarnold11@hotmail.com

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS wspanish Management Puente Don Manuel, Alcaucin (next to Morenos Bar) 666 135 516 or 650 702 258 Web: www.spanishmanagement.com Email: officespanishmanagement@yahoo.co.uk

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wab ax Properties 650 193 777 Website:  www.abaxproperties.com wFleming Properties, Calle Las Melosas, Edf Nautico, Torre del Mar, 952 547 131 or 637 278 306, www.fleming-properties.com waxarquia Properties s.LCall; 626 038 851 or 952 436 781www.axarquiaproperties.com Email: sallyharrison@axarquiaproperties.com 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: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

FURNITURE wLargest range of furniture on the Costas. Guaranteed lowest prices. Quality furniture from the UK. www.nerjasofas.es 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

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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

wVillas to Let Privately owned luxury villas to let. 627820669 www.villaslet.com 958364016

whome help solutions Mature Spanish-speaking English woman provides services for all household chores. Also interpreting for medical appointments, etc. References available. 951 239 616 or 608 969 625

GREETINGS CARDS

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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: tutcy1@gmail.com Tel: 679 982 992

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.

HAIRDRESSING wsusanna's Mobile hairdressing services. National Beauty Institute (UK) trained. Please telephone 693 384 270 or 0044 844 3089078

HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav@terra.es (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: candace.edwards@weightwatchers.es

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, sscharler@gmx.de, www.redwell.com wChs Cooling and heating solutions. Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Also air conditioning servicing and installations. Call: 655 791 167 or email: chsspain@gmail.com 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: sales@infrasol.eu.com

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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: info@riosat.com Web: http// www.riosat.com wBroadband 4spain.com - 951 239 888 Avenida Torrox 1, Competa (near Eloys bar).

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

JET SPRAYING 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 land. Phone Val 655 579 792 or Richard 645 659 935 or www.wagtails.es wthe Dog house While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. Large play area, lots of country walks. Pet collection/del. service. Vet services on call. Gourmet meals if required. 'Only the best for your pal'. Ring: Phil 649 079 321 Comares/Benamargosa. Email:philipclayton_1@msn.com Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. Refs available. 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: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com. 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: carmensilviaabogados@gmail.com winternational Law solutions. English speaking Spanish Lawyer. English and Spanish legal advisors. Urb Torrox Park, Zona Comercial 3, tel/fax: 952 527 831 or 615 338 075, Email: info.ils@hotmail.com

LOCKSMITHS 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

MACHINERY wCoastal machinery sales, specialising in plant and farming machinery. Call: 0044 7552761567 Email: coastalmachinerysales@gmail.com

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

MAINTENANCE wreforms, Kitchens and bathrooms to new windows and doors, electrical installation with bulletins, ICP, 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: vramsell@aol.com.

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 cullimores@hotmail.com. 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: themechanicvinuela@yahoo.com

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

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

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

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

NURSERIES 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: torremontessori@gmail.com

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

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 tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk 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 tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk wPool rounds required have you got a pool round that you are thinking of selling? If so then this is your opportunity!! All sizes considered call or e-mail Tez 634 400 716 tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

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PROPERTY RENTALS

wParty People We plan your party Call 633 350 211

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: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

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

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

PHOTOGRAPHY wFlexiFoto – www.flexifoto.eu : 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

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, ppp247@hotmail.co.uk www.pppaxarquia.com wOne stop solutions, Pool & property maintenance & repair, building work, decorating, holiday lettings,

PUBLISHERS wPenpress call Lynn 633350211 or email: lynn@penpress.co.uk. www.penpress.co.uk

REMOVALS w2Js removals Ltd, House Clearances, UK-SpainUK, Local and International removals, Reliable service, free quotes, no job too small. Fully insured. Call: June or John 649 662 012 / 618 846 868 Email: jmcc1957@yahoo.co.uk 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 nerjasofas@hotmail.com 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: swtransit@gmail.com

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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 www.el7cielo.es or call 649 661 184 Frank/Els.

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SATELLITE T.V. wtotal satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com wsky shop torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147 wsat. Co. 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 www.techno-vision.es Email: info@techno-vision.es

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 redhousesigns@yahoo.co.uk Website: www.redhousesigns.com

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SOLICITORS wC&D solicitors Specialists in Real Estate, Civil and Tax Law. Tel: 952 532 582 www.cdsolicitors.net or email:info@cdsolicitors.net wDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47 www.delpradoandpartners-es.com

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: osc.malaga@gmail.com or visit our website www.oxfordskinclinics.co.uk

SWIMMING POOLS waquamarine Pools - Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: aquamarinepools@hotmail.com Tel: 600 811 355 www.aquamarinepools.eu

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

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 solarshadetinting@gmail.com

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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 www.casa-terreno.net info@casa-terreno.com

sayalonga - ref.: 1465 Villa Ensueño, like the name says is a dream come true. This luxury villa (264m2/ 4 beds, 5 baths) is located in Sayalonga, 15 mins from the beach, just a few bends behind the charming village, surrounded by Spanish nature: olive and almond trees and lots of grapes for raisins. The villa is south orientated and has been built with all luxury details comprising of everything you need to enjoy your holiday or even better, the whole year. The plot has 5,000m2, which assures privacy and also includes a guest apartment of 60m2. All the rooms are a really good size and decorated with lots of taste. The outside area, apart from terraces and a huge pool is equipped with an outside kitchen, shower and bathroom. The fantastic views reach to the sea and the coast & up to the mountains. Luxury details include an automatic door, pvc double glazed windows, musical surround system in and outside, garage of 80m2, a gas heating system with a 1,000 litre tank, nice fire place, BBQ and much more, converts this villa to a real “dream” which now can be made true:

Previous Price: 1,260,000€

NOw ONLy: 551,500€

SAFARI LOUNGE Hot Stone

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 www.safari-lounge.com

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


PERIANA       FP0873

An immaculate, 240m2, three bedroom, luxury villa on a 10,750m2 level plot  with 10m x 5m pool, aviary, Koi fish pond and extensive fruit gardens. 

395,000€

NERJA                          FP0872

CALETA DE VELEZ   FP0806

A traditional 74m2, 2 bedroom  property on a plot of some 1400m2 only 5 mins to Nerja. Garage and also a store which could be used as  additional accommodation

A bright and airy, three bedroom,  terraced property of some 160m2 with huge basement garage within easy walking distance of the marina.  Communal pool and gardens

189,950€

249,000€

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


The Sentinella Axarquia May 2012