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The Sentinella Axarquia Edition No 164

May 18

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m Fro Ed... the The past couple of months have really tested my driving ability — not to mention my sanity; sometimes I even had to remind myself what country I was living in. A recent trip to Roquetas del Mar is a case in point. It was the worst journey by far that I have experienced since living in Spain. A one-and-three-quarter hour drive, with gale-force winds I have never experienced before pushing my car all over the place, rain that completely flooded the motorway in minutes, all coupled with fog where I could not see a thing, took three hours. Plus, to top it all off, it was at night … needless to say it was NOT an experience I care to repeat any time soon. Typically, this was the first time I had travelled alone to my daughter’s gymnastics event and to say I was not scared was an understatement. I appeared to be the only crazy person on the motorway, but I had to get home somehow. On arriving home, my hands were literally stuck to the steering wheel, crusted in a position of gripping it like grim death for what seemed like hours on end. After prising them off, I was so, so very happy — and relieved — to be home in one piece. We are celebrating this month, though. As those of you who follow me on my personal Facebook page will know, our daughter ‘Charli’ does rhythmic gymnastics training in Malaga for 11 hours a week. She’s been doing this since she was just six years old — it’s her world, and she loves it.


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Last month, she competed in the Campeonato de Andalucia for a place in the Campeonato de Espana … well, she only went and qualified! (BASE level, Cadete with the rope), To me, *proud mum alert* here, excited was not the word.


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Strange News Then today, as I started writing this, we were sitting in a packed stadium in Guadaljara, 60km northeast of Madrid, waiting for Charli to perform. The sense of excitement inside was fabulous — hundreds of excited but very nervous children all waiting to do their very best to try and take the title of ‘Campeonato de Espana’ from hundreds of areas from all over Spain. To say I was not nervous for Charli was an understatement and I was far from alone in that — all around me were other parents keeping everything firmly crossed for their children to do well. I was so very proud when Charli, (bottom right in the photo), gave the best-ever performance that she has done with the rope, and came joint 94th out of 200 children. That may not sound like much but we were all chuffed to bits — she had got there purely through her talent and dedication and after all, it’s the taking part that counts. There is plenty of time ahead for her! :)

Done to perfection Firefighters recently spent an hour working to release a YouTube prankster who cemented his head inside a microwave. Jay Swingler, 22, and a group of friends mixed seven bags of Polyfilla before they poured it around his head, which was protected by a plastic bag inside the appliance. Their intention was to use the microwave as a mould. But by the time emergency services were called to the garage of a house in Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, West Mids, the group had already been trying to free him for 90 minutes. The friends had managed to feed an air tube into the man’s head to help him breathe, the Press Association reported. Watch Commander Shaun Dakin, officer in charge of the West Midlands Fire Service crew who responded, said: “As funny as this sounds, this young man could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured. “Taking the microwave apart was tricky, because a lot of it was welded,” he added. “We video-called our technical rescue colleagues for advice and eventually managed to get him unstuck.”

You can read more about the event on page 98. If you have children interested in this sport I can really recommend Club Miralmar in Malaga. On another note..... 19th May will see Prince Harry and Megan get wed. It sure will be a magical event! I do love a Royal Wedding! To find out more about the couple, the wedding, and where to watch it turn to pages 64 & 65

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Sealed with a sole A fisherman almost choked to death when the Dover sole he was trying to kiss literally jumped down his throat, but he has refused to rule out kissing more fish in future. Sam Quilliam, 28, was left close to death after the fish he had just caught on Boscombe Pier in Bournemouth wriggled down his windpipe, causing a complete blockage. The angler turned blue as his catch cut off his... continued on page 6.

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Strange News (Continued) Continued from page 4... air supply, while his desperate friends attempted CPR to keep him alive. When paramedics arrived on the scene, Quilliam was in cardiac arrest. Operations officer Matt Harrison, who attended the incident, said: “It was clear that we needed to get the fish out or this patient was not going to survive the short journey to Royal Bournemouth Hospital.” After six tense attempts with forceps, he was finally able to pull the 14cm Dover sole free from Quilliam’s throat. “I have never attended a more bizarre incident and don’t think I ever will – but we’re all so glad the patient has no lasting effects,” Harrison added. Speaking to the BBC, Quilliam said he had been “a bit shaken up” by the incident, but despite his near-death experience, the keen angler insisted he would “probably” kiss another fish in future. “Just a bit bigger — and not a sole,” he said. Carpool twist A new meaning was brought to the term "carpool" when a Florida mother let her blue

motor reverse into a swimming pool with her husband and daughter still inside. The woman was preparing to head out on a shopping trip with her family in Okaloosa County when she realised she had left her grocery money indoors. But her forgetfulness was to get worse, as she ran back for the cash without putting the handbrake on. The car slipped backwards into the nearby swimming pool but her family managed to escape safely and no injuries were reported.

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Some 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 son went to a Mexican takeaway and ordered a taco. He 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

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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, I don't scare easily.. But she scared me so much I dropped My electric shaver, Which knocked The meat pie

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National Days In May Special dates for the diary in May National International Workers’ Day Tuesday 1st May Known as Labour Day or May Day, this day is a national public holiday. National Star Wars Day - Friday 4th May Celebrated by thousands of Star War fans every year due to the famous words “May the Fourth Be With You” taken from “May the Force Be With You.” National Beverage Day - Sunday 6th May A day to enjoy your favourite beverage — whether it is alcoholic or not. It’s a chance to sit down, relax and enjoy! National Clean Up Your Room Day Thursday 10th May Time to do some serious spring cleaning, so pick a room and clean it from top to bottom, empty out the drawers and cupboards and leave it spick and span. National Visit Your Relatives Day - Friday

18th May In this fast-paced world that we live in, sometimes we get so caught up in work that we forget about the important things in life — like visiting our family. If you cannot visit, a phone or Skype call is all it takes. National Strawberries And Cream day Monday 21st May With strawberries in Spain being in season now, this is an easy day to celebrate. They are such a great snack for a summer’s day. Eat them alone or with sugar and cream, or pop them in a smoothie. National Wine Day - Friday 25th May This is a day to relax and enjoy a glass of wine with family and friends, or simply enjoy a glass with your meal. National Hamburger Day - Monday 28th May This day celebrates the start of the barbecue season. There are so many different varieties of burger to choose from these days!

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A Little Won’t Hurt Me! Nicky Scott from Restaurante Cantueso in Periana explains the latest regulations regarding food allergies. Many readers will have seen recent headline cases such as the little girl on a Ryanair flight who collapsed and passed out due to the dust particles from a fellow traveller's peanuts or the chef who died after eating a takeaway curry. It contained peanuts instead of ground almonds. In the latter case the restaurant owner is in prison. Intolerances and allergies to certain ingredients is on the increase and the EU law introduced in 2014 was an attempt to protect diners from the consequences of eating any one of 14 known troublemakers. These include not only peanuts, lactose and crustaceans but others, less well known, such as lupin seeds. The law states that every food outlet must have an allergens menu and with stiff fines for those that don't bother. It is estimated that 1-2% of adults and 5-8% of children are affected. This equates to

millions of people throughout Europe with a food allergy, but does not include those with food intolerances. (Interestingly when people in the UK were asked about allergies 20% claimed to suffer)! An allergic reaction can be produced by a tiny amount of a food ingredient that a person is sensitive to. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can range from mild symptoms such as itching around the mouth and rashes, it can also progress to more severe symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea, wheezing and and occasionally anaphylaxis. There is no cure for food allergy. The only way to manage the condition is to avoid food that makes the person ill, and always inform the restaurant before you order. In the past we have helped many families who come to Cantueso with children, who suffer most, and made sure we cook dishes for them that are safe to eat. No doubt we will also have diners again who tell us they are lactose intolerant and carefully select their starter and main but when they see Carmen's homemade deserts, they look thoughtful and say “well I suppose a little won't hurt” ! :) ¡Que aproveche! See Cantueso Restaurant’s main advert on page 5

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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.

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Land Rover Land Rover is 70 years old!! It's been 70 long years since the original Land Rover was introduced at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show. The story goes that the boxy shape was drawn in the sand of Red Wharf Bay by Rover's engineering director Maurice Wilks, and by now it's an outline anyone could draw with their eyes closed — the Land Rover and the later Defender derivative are that well known. Now, that figure has been stomped on the snow of the French Alps, as an artist specialising in snow as his medium has created a 820 foot Defender shape at La Plagne. The drawing made by Simon Beck is at an altitude of nearly 9,000 feet and Land Rover calls it the most remote Defender outline. That might indeed be the case, until Land Rover makes a Moon Rover. For Beck, it was a 10 mile jaunt to get to the desired location, up the scenic, snow-covered mountain side.

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

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Welcome to Buddha House, a modern Nepali & Indian restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specialities Ctra El PeĂąoncillo 11, Torrox Costa (Easy Parking in front) Torrox Costa Open 12:30 - 15:30 and 18:30 - 23:30 (Closed Mondays) 10% discount on takeaways Tel: 952 53 09 21 / 602 817 658 Email: Buddhahouse Torrox Costa

TORROX C Unisex Professional hairdresser with experience in two of the most top named hair salons in Nerja. Erica is now entering her 4th year in her own salon in Torrox Costa!!! Erica Villegas. Erica will give you a very warm welcome and is fluent in English and is Spanish speaking. Facebook: Erica Villegas Estilistas Torrox Costa/E-mail: C/Centro Internacional - Bq77-nr. 2. Call: 610 876 127 The German Bakery have been 10 years in Torrox. They offer a wide range of products eg: German bread, rolls, pasteries, cakes, sandwiches, sweet snacks & fresh coffee. The bakery offers daily fresh bread & bakery products. Orders can be placed by phone, email or sms. Be prepared for Birthdays and special occasion cakes. Special orders can be made as late as two days notice. Our products are made from the finest of ingredients which allows you to enjoy a healthy balanced diet. We only use natural products without flavouring or additivies. We have something for everyone, & special rates for events and functions. Raza Hotel have excellent facilities for your Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your pets while you are away. In the countryside your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries with cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as providing dog grooming services. Open 10am-7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, Paco & Antonio would be happy to show you the facilities. For more info call: 952 52 5417, 646 75 24 63, or email: or visit the A great Nepali and Indian Restaurant in Torrox Costa, Buddha House. A modern restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specials. Closed on Monday. Ctra. El Penoncillo 11, Torrox Costa. See FB page Buddhahouse Torrox Costa. Happy Home Property Rental and Sales, based in Torrox/Competa but covering the Axarquia area are specialists in long term rentals and sales. With a large database of clients if you have a property to rent or sell we would really like to here from you! Tel: Christina 0034 645 864 866 or Laura 0034 652 447 854 FB: Happy Homes Rentals

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Have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Maritimo, a fantastic location with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean? Enjoy delicious food with menu del Dia 7.50€-2 courses or 9.50€-3 courses includes a drink per person (beer, wine or soft drink. They have a special offer homemade cakes & a coffee-3€ & fantastic homemade gateaus & a new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían style, pizzas, value meals such as Pinchitos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€. Paella is available from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), includes a soft drink or small beer or glass of wine, bread, Alioli. Every Monday they have Special Ukrainian Soup just 6.50€. Takeaway-available. Caribe can even cater for weddings & birthday parties with celebratory cakes made to order. Call in to find out more.

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It’s BBQ Season 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.

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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 via social media, or make an event on facebook, if you prefer to be less

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It’s BBQ Season (Continued) 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 to classic outdoor games such as

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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.

Dear Sir: One of my cheques was returned recently marked "insufficient funds". In view of current events in the banking market, does that refer to me or to you?

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Random Joke :) Maggy, the curvy blonde secretary, came out from the cabin of her boss. She was shaking with anger, so a colleague asked her what was wrong. Maggy said,"The Boss asked me what was I doing this evening." The colleague asked, "So what did you say?" Maggy answered, "I said I was doing nothing. He gave me 50 pages to type!"

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Ever Tried Scuba Diving? If not, why not?

SCUBA diving is a fun and exciting adventure sport suitable for adults and children aged eight to? (although children under 12 are limited to pool only here in Spain) Diving is great fun. It can help relieve stress and allow you to escape to another world — the wonderful world of underwater. Diving has been proven to help youngsters with their school work and even with discipline issues; it can also help anyone to improve their overall fitness. You do not have to be an Olympic athlete to scuba dive, so whatever your age or ability, speak to our professional team. We have training programmes to suit your timescale and budget. These range from guided introduction with our caring instructors to professional training which could lead you to join our team of instructors and share your knowledge and love of the underwater world with others. As a professional myself, I have never forgotten my first scuba adventure, or the time I shared my knowledge with others. The most common reaction after a scuba dive is WOW! There are many options for people to learn to dive. You can sign up for a course while on holiday — usually an intense three or four-day programme — or take more time with weekly classes. You can choose to learn one on one with a professional or with friends or family. You can even learn with a group of future friends. When choosing a dive professional, opt for

one who holds a professional licence from an approved agency, with the relevant approval from government authorities. ITDA is a new company in Competa but has been training divers worldwide for over 20 years. We moved from being a UK company to becoming a Spanish SL. We are the only training agency which covers all aspects of diver training, from entry level scuba and technical diving up to professional instructor, commercial diving, public safety diving and medical programmes from first aid to hyperbaric medic. Whether you are just starting your adventure or want to further your diver or first aid training, come and talk to our friendly staff in our Competa office, or contact us by phone or email. Weekly programmes in Competa feature three to four-hour sessions including CPR first aid with training, certification and materials from only €45 euros… book now! The water is waiting… Tel. +34 693 009 636 Local number Email: See main advert opposite


Please mention The Sentinella when responding to adverts The thyme plant, Thymus vulgaris, is a small perennial plant. This plant is made up of many woody stems. The tiny flowers that bloom from the plant are bluish purple. Thyme essential oil is extracted from the leaf of the plant. In the middle ages, Thyme was given to knights and warriors before they went into battle, as it was thought to impart courage to its bearer. Thyme oil should be diluted with Fractionated Coconut oil before application. Thyme Oil Uses and Benefits Feeling mentally lethargic in the middle of the day? For a change of pace, add Thyme essential oil to your favourite daytime diffuser blend to promote a sense of alertness. Spring clean your skin with Thyme essential oil. Because Thyme oil has a cleansing and purifying effect on skin, it is an ideal oil for skin care. To purify and promote healthy-looking skin, dilute one to two drops

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Wedding Day their vows at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle at 12.00 midday. At 1pm, the royal couple will travel through Windsor in a carriage. Windsor will be cordoned off and people will have to go through full body scanners to get to the town as part of the royal wedding security measures. Windsor Castle is the same church Harry was christened in when he was three months old. Harry and Meghan have invited 2,650 members of the public to the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the couple arrive and the carriage procession.

Prince Harry, aged 33 is 6th in line to the throne, born on 15th September 1984 at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London. He is the second son of Charles the Prince of Wales and Diana, the late Princess of Wales. Although peope call him Harry, his full name is Henry Charles Albert David of Wales. Meghan Markle, aged 36 is an American Actress, best known for her role as Rachel Zane in legal drama Suits. Meghan isn’t her first name, the actress was actually born Rachel Meghan Markle. The wedding of the year will take place on Saturday, May 19th with the Dean of Windsor, and The Archbishop of Canterbury will officiate as the couple make

They include a serviceman injured in Afghanistan, a teenager who campaigns to raise awareness of difficulties for deaf people and a mother who uses the arts to help people with mental health issues. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have not invited US President Donald Trump, the Obamas or even Prime Minister Theresa May to the royal wedding, it has been revealed.

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The Royal Wedding Of The Year It was widely believed that due to diplomatic pressure, the couple could invite Donald Trump, despite Meghan being an outspoken critic of the US President. However sources suggest that as Prince Harry is not a direct heir to the throne, there is no need for the formalities of inviting world leaders. Prince Harry will be sixth in line to the throne by the time of the ceremony and sources say the event is being treated as a family wedding rather than a state occasion. The royal family will pay for all the main parts of the wedding, such as the service, flowers, music, decorations and reception. It has been announced that floral designer will provide flowers that will include white garden roses, foxgloves and peonies. The flowers will be distributed to charities after the wedding. More than 100,000 people are expected to arrive in the town for the big day. The royal couple have chosen a lemon elderflower cake made by pastry chef Claire Ptak.

The ceremony will be televised and it has been confirmed that there will be a pool camera, allowing media to be able to run footage all day. You can watch the Royal Wedding at any of these locations in Axarquia: Kick Off Bar - Torre Del Mar - 610 100 908 Irish Rover - Torre del Mar - 603 186 347 Bar Viva - Torre del Mar - 952 544 362 Bar Atila - Puente don Manuel - 663 393 987 Enjoy with a nice glass of Cava!

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Fabulous 3 Bed 2 Bath Villa (156m² built, 5,580m² plot), situated close to Lake Viñuela. Accommodation: bright spacious lounge/dining room, large f/f kitchen, 3 double bedrooms (with A/C), (master with en-suite bathroom), family bathroom, large pool, various terraces, gardens and stunning views

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2 Bed Village House (100m² built), recently renovated in a modern style, located in the heart of town, close to all amenities and only a 10 minute drive to the coast. It is on three levels. Ground floor: kitchen/living room, new f/f kitchen & new bathroom. First floor: 2 bedrooms, both with Juliet balconies. Top floor, utility area & roof terrace with lovely views of the town and even the sea

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Welcome Back Piyush :) Piyush is back!!! Do you remember a few years back, Chez Spice Indian restaurant in Los Romanes? It was regarded as one of the best! The owner, Piyush, gave up his restaurant to go travelling and he was sorely missed. But now he has returned and opened a new Indian restaurant in Nerja called Indialucia which is situated where the Tuesday and Sunday markets take place. The restaurant has easy access with plenty of free private parking, which is a luxury in Nerja. The large terrace is ideal for dining under the stars with beautiful sea views, but above all you will get the same

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The Good Care Group - Open Day 23rd May The Good Care Group – an award-winning provider of Live In (24 hour) care in the UK. We deliver truly individual care that empowers the elderly and their families to live the way they choose. On the 23rd May 2018 we will be holding a FREE open day for anyone who is interested in knowing more about becoming a live-in carer with us. This will be held at the Salles Hotel Centro - Calle Mármoles, Málaga. Morning and afternoon appointments available. You will watch a presentation on working with The Good Care Group followed by an informal meet and greet with members of our team. • Meet with our current carers – ask them questions about working with us. • Meet with members of our Spanish recruitment team and start your application with us. • Bring along a friend and if they also join our company as a carer you can earn £300!! The role: Professional carer for the elderly you will be living in the client’s house providing them with the support they need from personal care to making meals and housework. Working as a Live In carer you will be visiting clients in their own homes in the UK providing them with vital care and support. This can range from companionship and cooking to housework and personal care. We believe in shorter, more flexible shifts to

ensure your personal well-being is protected. Our rota patterns give you the flexibility to work in the UK and still enjoy family time at home back in Spain. Requirements • Experience in caring for the elderly – either as a paid carer or volunteer / looking after family • Kind and caring nature • Good understanding of English, both written and spoken • Positive references – including at least 2 from you former employers We offer • Pay up to £665 per week (paid monthly in the UK) • 24 hour support for you, working in a safe environment • A dedicated care manager – there to support you and your client • Variety of rotas to suit your lifestyle with a regular client • Free training with free accommodation • Paid holidays • Travel Expenses: We cover all of your travel within the UK and contribute towards any flights that are above £150 for a return trip. To reserve your place on this event or for more information please call Tracy on 951507423 or 622047351 or email See main advert below


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Spinach — a food which gave legendary strength to the much-loved cartoon character Popeye — really is a remarkable vegetable.

Luckily, spinach is a great way to give your body the necessary Vitamin B boost it needs. The high level of thylakoid helps curb hunger cravings too.

Originating in Persia, spinach rapidly spread to become a staple vegetable to nations all over the globe, and has proved to be an excellent remedy for a number of ailments due to its nutrient-rich composition. In recent years, its popularity has grown even further, as studies into its nutritional make-up mean that more and more people are choosing to take full advantage of its proven health benefits.

Spinach is a densely rich source of potassium, which has been shown to regulate blood pressure and heart rate. Spinach also offers a healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids which also help provide your body with energy.

Due to both the high variety of nutrients and antioxidants in spinach, it is a great way to build up your immune system. As well as Vitamins A and C, there are lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene and polyphenol antioxidants which stave off oxygen-derived free radicals. This powerful combination protects your cells against damage whilst simultaneously increasing your level of white blood cells which fight back against diseases.

The high levels of zeaxanthin and lutein in spinach are useful in promoting good eye health. They provide protective light-filtering capabilities and the ability to help prevent macular degeneration. These properties are also massively beneficial if you spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.

A mere 100g of spinach also contains a whopping 604% of your daily recommended intake of Vitamin K, which boosts your neural activity and is important for brain health. If consumed regularly, it can be a great way to help fight off Alzheimer’s. Vitamin K also serves to strengthen your bones as it enables your body to better absorb calcium and keep levels steady, making it especially useful in aiding the development and growth of children. Research has shown that deficiencies in your daily intake of Vitamin B will lead to a lessened ability to perform well at high-intensity physical exercise. Most importantly, riboflavin, thiamin and vitamin B-6 are needed to encourage the energy pathways of the body, whilst folate and vitamin B-12 are crucial in repairing damaged cells and building up more red blood cells.

With around 2.7mg of iron for every 100g, spinach is also a densely packed source of iron, which helps prevent anaemia.

Not only is spinach good for pregnant women, it also offers a host of benefits to the child as well. Its high folate level is good for cell function and tissue growth, encouraging healthy nervous system growth whilst helping to prevent defects in neural tubes. Also, the way in which these two antioxidants are able to reduce the effects of UV light and free radicals makes it a great way to help fight against cataracts.


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Advanced Cosmetic Enhancement By Leighann Pearson, Registered Nurse. Micropigmentation is a form of cosmetic tattooing, used for cosmetic and medical enhancement. It has become extremely popular in recent years and modern techniques can create ultra-natural looks. My own eyebrows had become very sparse after years of plucking and hormonal changes, so I decided that what I needed was perfectly groomed brows 24 hours a day. Eve came highly recommended so I decided to go ahead and I booked a consultation with her. The free consultation and patch test for allergies was carried out three days before the treatment, along with a very detailed explanation of the procedure, its healing stages and a discussion about my expectations. On the day of the procedure I was nervous, but Eve very quickly put me at ease with her professional and reassuring manner. After applying the numbing cream and waiting for half an hour, she then took measurements and began to draw shapes with her pencil — just like an artist. Next she mixed the colours to match my own hair and skin tone.

The actual process was mildly uncomfortable, but not painful. The pain is much less than that of having a tattoo — for me it felt no worse than a light scratch. A little less than two hours later I was all done. The skin felt a little tender but there was no discomfort and I was given in-depth information about aftercare. After a few weeks, the colour settled down and even without the top-up, my brows were absolutely perfect. There was some flaking, but it was not really noticeable to anyone else. A top-up four weeks later completed the process and I am highly delighted with the result. Eve is advanced level-certified by Dermace, the leading UK training academy, and she has undertaken advanced training in semi-permanent make-up, areola/nipple reconstruction (after mastectomy), scalp densification, scar disguising and microneedling. Here in Spain there is a professional governing body with whom Eve is registered If you are looking for a professional, caring, talented and knowledgeable technician, then look no further, Eve would love to help you look and feel amazing! Main advert below

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Before You Buy That New TV- Speak To Sat Co We regularly talk to customers who have made mistakes when choosing a new TV… only to get it home and find that something is not quite right.

HDMI connector so you may need more! USB connectors are very useful with their ability to play and record other media such as films and music.

Firstly, do you really need a so-called Smart TV? If you are going to use it for all those internet apps and connecting to the internet for your emails and other downloads such as You Tube, etc., then the answer is “yes”. If not, save yourself a couple of hundred euros and buy a normal TV.

Many new TVs are fitted with a SPDIF socket which is for optical audio output and uses fibre optic cables to soundbars and other audio devices. It is very useful.

The next problem is how to choose one with the correct connectors. Many manufacturers are now leaving out the Scart connection and that means devices such as old DVD players will not be able to connect. Have you got the right amount of HDMI connections? Many TVs now only have one

When you get your new TV home and connected, then get out the warranty details and register online. Most TV companies now take the registration details and will come to your home if things go wrong. If, before you buy your new TV, talk to Sat.Co — we always say advice is always free. See main advert below


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Director: Brad Peyton Rated: PG-13 Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Joe Manganiello, Malin Åkerman Loosely based on a classic 1980s video game, Rampage tells the story of what happens when genetic modification research conducted in space, crashes into Earth and alters the DNA of three animals: an ape in a California wildlife centre, a huge wolf in Wyoming, and a crocodile in Florida. The albino ape, called George, has a special bond with primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson), with whom he taught and communicates with him via sign language. So when George grows into a King Kong-sized ape overnight, Davis knows

something is wrong. The ape manages to survives plane crashes, fires, explosions and as many bullets as the humans can fire at him. Davis confirms this strangeness when lab scientist Dr. Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) arrives at the zoo and explains that the changes must be tied to research she did at her former lab, which is currently being run by greedy, evil siblings Claire (Malin Ackerman) and Brett (Jake Lacy) Wyden. Government agent Harvey Russell (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) shows up to take control, but things get truly horrific after the Wydens emit a powerful frequency to attract George and the supersized wolf and crocodile to the Wyden Labs headquarters in Chicago. Davis and Kate follow the animals' path in hopes of finding a cure that will stop the giant animals and rescue George. This movie won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, especially not those who are tired of mass city destruction. The special effects are the film’s strongest element. We get to see the monsters munching on aeroplanes and helicopters as if they’re chocolate snacks. Star Rating ***/*****

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s Now on b e l Ce en & Nichols Th Jack American actor, producer, director and screenwriter Jack Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee. He is also notable for being one of only two actors — the other being Michael Caine — who have received Oscar nominations in every decade from the 1960s through to the early 2000s.

Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937, in Neptune, New Jersey. He was raised believing that his grandmother was his mother and that his mother, showgirl June Frances Nicholson, was his older sister. He only discovered the truth in 1975 from a Time magazine journalist who was researching a profile on him. He made his film debut in the B-movie ‘The Cry Baby Killer’ in 1958. His rise in Hollywood was far from meteoric, though, and he sustained his career for several years with guest spots in television series and a number of Roger Corman films, including ‘The Little Shop of Horrors’ (1960). Nicholson's big break came with ‘Easy Rider’ in 1969 and his portrayal of liquor-soaked attorney George Hanson, which earned him his first Oscar nomination. His film career

really took off in the 1970s with a definitive performance in ‘Five Easy Pieces’ (1970). Other notable work during this period includes leading roles in Roman Polanski's ‘Chinatown’ (1974) and ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ (1975), for which he won his first Best Actor Oscar. The 1980s kicked off with another career-defining role for Nicholson as Jack Torrance in Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's novel ‘The Shining’ (1980). A string of well-received films followed, including ‘Terms of Endearment’ (1983) — which earned him a second Oscar — ‘Prizzi's Honor’ (1985) and ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ (1987). He portrayed another renowned villain, The Joker, in Tim Burton's ‘Batman’ in 1989. In the 1990s, he starred in such varied films as ‘A Few Good Men’ (1992), for which he received another Oscar nomination, and a dual role in ‘Mars Attacks!’ in 1996. The actor's most recent roles highlight the physical and emotional complications one faces late in life. The most notable of these is the unapologetically misanthropic Melvin Udall in ‘As Good as It Gets’ (1997), for which he won his third Oscar. Shades of this persona are apparent in ‘About Schmidt’ (2002), ‘Something's Gotta Give’ (2003), and ‘The Bucket List’ (2007). In addition to his Academy Awards and Oscar nominations, Nicholson has seven Golden Globe Awards, and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 2001. He also became one of the youngest actors to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement award in 1994.

To advertise call 664 210 468 or email Voice … or not? “The Voice” coach has hinted that he's ready to quit the hit ITV show. The news is already out that Olly Murs could be returning as a coach on next year's series, but has hinted that he's ready to concentrate on other projects after six years in the big red seat. The Black Eyed Peas star – whose final act, 16-year-old Donel Mangena, lost out to Ruti Olajugbagbe in this year’s series climax – told The Star On Sunday that he's neglected his own music career since signing up for The Voice in 2012. In a candid interview, the 43-year-old admitted that he's got some big decisions to make in the coming months. He said: "Now I'm going to get emotional… I haven't had time to make music. The last record I did was before I did The Voice. “I need to take a deep breath, go into a quiet room, meditate on what I should be doing. If I'm going to work with other singers, do I have time to do The Voice again? “So although I love ITV, and it's been better on this channel —and I love this country because the people are awesome —I don't know if I will come back."


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McGuinness and Fearne Cotton. A source said that the couple have "always wanted a family" and it's "an experience that they see as the best of their lives".

Sad loss for Steve and Helen TV naturalist presenter Steve Backshall, 44, has confirmed that he and his Olympic rower wife Helen Glover have lost one of their unborn twins. Their remaining baby is due in the summer. Helen, 31, wrote on Twitter: "Thanks for all your lovely messages. We’ve had the hard news that one baby hasn’t made it but we are very excited and hopeful for the remaining baby to arrive this summer xx." The couple married in September 2016 after dating for around two years. Helen and her rowing partner Heather Stanning won Britain’s first gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012, and in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 they took gold again, becoming the first British female rowers to defend their Olympic crown.

Dec to be a dad TV personality Declan Donnelly has confirmed that he and wife Ali are expecting their first child. The 42-year-old presenter shared his joy recently on Twitter, admitting the cat was out of the bag sooner than they had hoped. But he thanked his followers for all their good wishes, writing: "Just wanted to say thank you for all the lovely messages. "The news has sneaked out a little earlier than we had hoped but Ali and I are delighted to be expecting our first child. "Thanks for all the love, we really appreciate it.” The star has been presenting the “Saturday Night Takeaway” show solo following partner Ant McPartlin’s re-admission to rehab, and had previously confessed to being ‘”terrified” of going it alone. Dec married Ali, 40, in 2015 at a star-studded ceremony attended by the likes of Dec's telly partner Ant McPartlin, and fellow presenters Holly Willoughby, Phillip Schofield, Paddy

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

the school to pick up the kids. Set out milk and cookies and got the kids organised to do their homework. Then, set up the ironing board and watched TV while he did the ironing. At 4:30 he began peeling potatoes and washing vegetables for salad, breaded the pork chops and snapped fresh beans for supper. After supper, he cleaned the kitchen, ran the dishwasher, folded laundry, bathed the kids, and put them to bed. At 9pm he was exhausted and, though his daily chores weren't finished, he went to bed where he was expected to make love, which he managed to get through without complaint. The next morning, he awoke and immediately knelt by the bed and said: - 'Lord, I don't know what I was thinking. I was so wrong to envy my wife's being able to stay home all day. Please, Oh! Please, let us trade back.. Amen!' The Lord, in his infinite wisdom, replied: "My son, I feel you have learned your lesson and I will be happy to change things back to the way they were. But you'll have to wait nine months, though. You got pregnant last night"

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Defrost Your Frozen Shoulder!! A lot of my clients come to me after having visited the doctors with shoulder pain and stiffness. More often than not, the doctor immediately diagnosed frozen shoulder, sometimes without any examination and then continued to prescribe rest and anti-inflammatories as the treatment. In my experience this line of treatment does work but is a very long healing process. So what exactly is frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a condition where an individual will experience pain and stiffness in the shoulder and is not able to lift the arm over the head. Frozen shoulder causes stiffness and restricted range of movement in the shoulder. This condition is medically known as "adhesive capsulitis." Adhesive capsulitis is a specific condition where there is a slow onset of stiffness and pain in one shoulder due to inflammation and tightening of the joint capsule. The inflammation and tightening of the joint can be caused by many different factors but in the case of many of my clients it is from repetitive strain on the surrounding muscles

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Axarquia Sports Pages Last week in Guadalajara Club Miralmar celebrated the National Championship Base level in Rythmic Gymnastics in Guadalajara Club Miralmar participated with 4 of their gymnasts in different categories. Lorena Lika performed in the Alevin age category and she made a very risky exercise and got a great score. Carla Ledesma was in the Infantil category and made a beautiful exercise with the ball, demonstrating all the work of the season and thanks to that she got a good result in her first National Championship. In the age category Cadete, Charli Knight made a lovely tango with the rope and demonstrated that even though it was her first National Championship she

performed like a veteran ending up in the middle of the table. (Photo above) Lucia Alcalá competed in age category Juvenil with the clubs and even though she made a couple of mistakes which are not typical of her, she ended up in a very good position in the rankings. For further details on Club Miralmar in Malaga contact Dani on 699 62 22 11

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Axarquia Sports Pages Bringing you the latest on whats happening in the sports world in Axarquia TorreTorrox Golf Society played their monthly competition at Anoreta Golf Course last month. Anoreta is the 18 hole, Par 72 course just out of Rincon de la Victoria which runs both sides of the motorway. Anoreta was the first golf course constructed in Axarquia and so dates back to 1990 hence it has some nice mature trees to get bogged down under. The course offers an excellent challenge for golfers of all levels with its varied and pleasant undulating greens surrounded by trees and water accentuating the natural beauty of the setting. The greens are all true and it was nice to see that the grounds staff have been keeping on top of cleaning up all the fallen leaves after recent winds. Congratulations to the winners on the day who where; Nigel Duffy who got closest to the pin on his 2nd shot, hence getting a signed cap from Tyrell Hatton who is currently ranked 28th in the world! The longest drive was taken by Les Pimlott who though being one of our more elderly players still manages to hit it a long way. Keith Evans being the legend that he is, came away with two prizes, closest to the pin and the ‘thanks for turning up’ prize! On the day Aarndt van Braak came in top place followed very closely by Shane Townsend and in third place keeping it in the family was Rob Townsend who was only beaten by his son on count back!

Last August was the first pool match between Kick Off Sports bar in Torre del Mar and Duende’s bar in Puente don Manuel Well sadly, since that first match which we, Kick Off, won we have lost the next six!!!! Yeah, I know not good. But all good things come to those who wait because at the end of March, we finally won our trophy back!!! And boy ‘o’ boy and how, I ask myself!!! The match began tightly contested 1-0 to us then 1-1. In the 3rd match something quite bizarre happened! Between Richard, Duendes and Alan from Kick Off, the game was well balanced with Richard with one yellow left, had just fouled. Alan started clearing a few reds and was left on the black when he asked how many shots he had left and Richard and I said “ONE LEFT” in unison. Bizarrely though Alan played the black softly to go near the pocket then addressed the table to play again!!! “STOP!” I shouted, “That’s it you’ve had your shots!!” Oh dear he had left Richard on to subsequently clear up. 1-2!! So if there is anyone out there who can teach Alan how to count to 2, then please make yourself known please?!

The next competition is the second Saturday in May, 12th at Santa Clara Granada, so if you would like to join us and play, look us up on Facebook and make contact to get your name down. FB: TorreTorrox Golf Society That, as it happened seemed to gel us together, because at the end of the singles, we had an amazing lead of 6-2! One more win in the doubles and the trophy was back!! We took it easy and the doubles ended up 2-2 so victory was ours!!! 8-4!! Another special thanks to Rachelle for putting on a delicious chilli, just the job! Are there any other bars out there that fancy a challenge? It would be great if you could join in! Give me a call, Tony on 664



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People Who Come And Go: We Only Live Once... Maybe ! The other day I bumped into some ex clients of mine from the past. I was lucky enough to sell two of their beautiful country houses a while ago. They had sold up after having met here and married, and are now happily travelling Europe in a camper van and enjoying life to the full. Did they miss Spain, after having been here so long and having met, fell in love and married here? I asked them. Yes, of course! But they had had many happy years here, working together on renovations and pooling their creativity to do wonderful things with old properties. Now they had a new life, they told me, having bought an apartment in Germany which they are currently renovating. And there are so many more places to visit and things to see. It struck me how very important it is, especially when one is over the main hurdles in life (having kids, the daily grind of working and bringing up a family, moving through a professional career, mortgages and so on) to live life to the full, just like this couple, if you get the chance. For those who make the move to settle

outside their own country, to take that leap into the unknown and not only survive it, but flourish, this feeling is one that is with us all the time, maybe in a form much more visible and evident than those who have not. I think living here does give us new life, a new relish for living intently the precious years we have on this planet. And living life to the full doesn’t have to be white water rafting or climbing Everest (La Maroma, even if just to above Canillas, is good though!), but just enjoying every moment in this very special and privileged little corner of Europe, the sunshine, the rain and every little aspect of life while we have it. For all we know, we only live once‌Maybe! So if you have an experience you wish to share with me, or the readers, a life feeling, something special about life here, or life in general, do share it with me any time! And if you are buying or selling here, to enhance your life experience or to take you to a new chapter in your life, you know where to find me!! By Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia (see advertisement below)



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Art Gaucin Open Studios 2018 The Art Gaucin Open Studios weekends have become a well-known fixture of the art scene in Andalucia, with exhibitions of work by several Spanish and foreign artists. Now well into its second decade, the Art Gaucin Open Studios event is an opportunity to meet the artists, learn more about their work and techniques, and see and buy their paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs and ceramics. The event is set in the picturesque village of Gaucin, one of the famous white pueblos near Estepona and Ronda. This year, the Art Gaucin Open Studios will take place over two long weekends – Friday May 25 to Sunday May 27, and Friday June 1 to Sunday June 3 – and will showcase new work by Art Gaucin’s member artists as well as by guest artists Javier Machimbarrena from Spain and Gerrit Oppelland-Hampel from Germany. Launched more than a decade ago, Art Gaucin has built up a strong following both locally in Andalucia and overseas. Its long-established members include Jim Rattenbury, whose paintings and sculptures are in several private collections abroad, and Michael Roschlau, former Glasgow School of Art lecturer and artist whose works include lithographs, paintings and intricate clockwork wall sculptures. Art Gaucin’s roster of painters includes Joseba Sánchez Zabaleta, Ana Pellón, Nozomi Hatano, and Paddy Robinson. The group includes photographers Chris Klees and Vivienne Whiffen as well as ceramicists and sculptors Juan Antonio Sangil, Rosie Venables and Anna McGrane, Sebastian Fisher and Silvia Franco. With its warren of quiet, pretty streets, Gaucin is a delightful place to explore on foot. It has ancient castle ruins, offers spectacular views across the coast and towards Africa, and provides plenty of places to linger over a coffee, tapas or something more substantial while enjoying those panoramas as the village has several popular and celebrated restaurants. Local artisans will also be showing a selection of jewellery, blankets and other hand made crafts. With the upgrading of the road from Gaucin to the coast, access is faster and smoother – now just 45 minutes from Estepona and 40 minutes from Ronda. For the full list of artists, details of their works and of the Art Gaucin Open Studios event, please visit the website:

This year the later arrival of warmer weather and abundant rains means that our vegetable garden is just brimming with produce, many of our ingredients in the dishes we serve are now ecological or organic! A bumper crop of avocados is on sale in the shop along with local organic olive oil, honey and free range eggs. Our live music Sundays are the perfect way to spend your day off relaxing in the garden enjoying the buffet food whilst during the week we have a full menu available, all day breakfasts and home made cakes. This month we are hosting a garden party with all proceeds going to the AAR; not to be missed, this will be a truly funny experience, one that we are bound to be talking about for years to come!!! If you have any private functions coming up why not get in touch and discuss your requirements... we have an inside space for workshops, classes, demonstrations, meetings etc. and can easily cater for up to 50 for private parties etc...

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Book-Signings By Local Authors TRICIA GABBITAS JOAN FALLON Tricia has composed almost a Since moving to Spain in the late thousand poems since she began nineties, Joan has devoted her writing over 50 years ago. Her books cover Anniversary to time to writing novels about her Valentine; Christian poetry; new home. She has written six Romantic and Inspirational and a historical novels, mostly book of comical and SPRING BAZAAR at LUX MUNDI, serious poems. All the set in Spain and a must verses are available Avda. Moscatel, TORRE DEL MAR read for anyone for you to use in your interested in Spanish own greeting cards or history. However if you FRIDAy 4TH MAy 2017 11:00 – 13:00 letters. She has also written a book of short prefer your fiction set in stories, an Small gifts, preserves, cakes, international modern times you might autobiography and, home-made food. Second-hand goods in good with her husband Tony, like to have a look at her a book of holiday condition, books, boutique, local arts & crafts five literary novels, all of anecdotes. Her books And much more... which have a strong will be on sale at the Lux Mundi Spring female protagonist. Her Bazaar on 4th May at special discounted books will be on sale at the Lux Mundi Spring prices, signed if wanted. Bazaar on 4th May at special discounted prices. Signed if wanted. At LUX MUNDI SPRING BAZAAR Torre del Mar, Friday 4th May 11:00-13:00

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Casanova: World’s First Museum & Experience Italy is known for producing numerous products of high-quality. Italian designer fashions and cars are very much recognised and sought-after, globally. Many visitors return regularly to Italy, for the enjoyment of beautiful landscapes and coastal areas, plus explorations of Italy’s history and cultural heritage. There are many more attractions and qualities the country has to offer, including very impressive glassware, porcelain, lace and furniture, plus wonderful cuisine and wines, for example.

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Giacomo Casanova lived during the 18th century. Born 2nd April 1725, in Venice, he lived for 73 years. During his life, the legendary Giacomo Casanova was an adventurer, poet, musician, writer and spy, amongst his many attributes, as well as being renowned for his encounters with females. Entering the University of Padua, at twelve years of age, Casanova graduated at age seventeen with a degree in law and constantly searched to satisfy his desires for love and lust.

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POCAPECUNIA, the Charity shop in aid of the Love A Child Foundation, has reformed the shop and is twice as big. We are still always in need of clothes, household items, paperbacks, CD's and DVD's. Open: Mon-Sat from 10am to 1.30pm. C/Bella Vista 6 in Nerja (between Parador & Hotel Villa Flamenca). Volunteers needed. The Costa Animal Society needs your help, particularly with their efforts at the Sunday car boot markets in Nerja and Almuñecar. If you have some time, and especially if you own a 4x4 or other large vehicle, your assistance in transporting and selling goods on a Sunday morning would be much appreciated as both these markets help raise much needed funds to care for rescued animals. If you can assist CAS in any way call Wendy: 660271984 or Vera: 680 315880. SEEKING CHARITIES - People helping People Do you know of any SPANISH Charities (O.N.G) who help people and are seeking funding? The American International Club is currently seeking Spanish Organisations who are seeking assistance. The organisation will be presenting a donation at the Dia de Residente event this April in Nerja. If you are aware of an organisation that assists Spanish people, please send an email with contact i nformation to The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly on a Tuesday at 12 midday at Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel and on a Wednesday at 12 midday at Bar La Vega, Torre del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support the Royal British Legion in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. We always welcome new members (you don’t have to be ex-military) – so come along to make some new friends at one of our meetings or contact Joyce on 692 551 385 for more information.

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Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. Call to reserve a table 663 393 987

Quiz Night Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Quiz night with a difference. From 8.30pm. Hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call to reserve your table 952544362 Every 2nd Wednesday in the month AAR monthly quiz at La Tasca. 3pm start. Opposite the police station, Torre del Mar. Call Shelia for details 640 328 051 Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Wed 5pm 6pm Salón Pilates con Lorena Calle Deire, edificio fantasia, sótano 2 derecha, Torrox pueblo Mario Correa 649 59 55 94 Furniture shop in Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact the Volunteer Department now: 952564910/671048304 41 Club If anyone wishes to know more about our 41 Club which has 50 members from 10 different countries throughout Northern Europe. We are a drop in club as most of our members only spend short periods of time in Spain but always turn up to join in our FUN. or ring Alfie on 626998626 Lux Mundi Torre Del Mar are hosting a special event British Consulate Meeting With Charmaine Arbouin Consul for Andalucía. Tuesday 15th May at 3.00pm Doors open at 2.30pm. The meeting will consist of a short talk by Charmaine on topical current issues and thework of the consulate here in Malaga. This will be followed by open questions and a ‘mix and mingle’ session at the end. Coffee, Tea, soft drinks will be available for a small charge. Los Romanes Car boot / market. Every second Sunday of the month, next on Sunday 13th of May. For information call Chris 655 240 957 (Eng) or Isa 659 589 562

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164

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Axarquia Fiestas & Events in May

1st May DIA DEL CABALLO Frigiliana DíA DEL NíSPERO Sayalonga 2nd May ROMERíA - Colmenar 3rd May CRUCES DE MAyO Torrox, Nerja, Frigiliana, Vélez-Málaga, Cómpeta 4th - 6th May ROMERíA - La Viñuela PROCESIóN DEL SANTO CRISTO DE LA BANDA VERDE Almáchar 6th May ROMERíA DEL SAGRADO CORAZóN DE JESúS Almayate 15th May FERIA DEL TRAPICHE Trapiche

15th May SAN ISIDRO Benamocarra, Alfarnate, Periana, Alfarnatejo, Canillas de Aceituno, Almáchar, Nerja, El Borge, Alcaucín, Algarrobo, Comares 26th - 27th May ROMERíA DE SAN JOSé Benamocarra 27th May DIA DEL CARACOL - Riogordo 27th - 29th May FERIA MAyO (DEL GANADO) Riogordo End of May FIESTA DE LAS ZUBíAS - Cútar 19th - 20th May ROMERíA DE LA VIRGEN DE LOS REMEDIOS Vélez-Málaga 23rd - 24th May ROMERíA MARINERA DE CALETA DE VéLEZ

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Move It To Music! A gentle, informal and fun dance fitness class held on Saturdays, 11-12 noon, annually from mid October to Easter, Time Sport Gym - Avda de Pescia 21, Nerja. For more info: 675 846 217/ Short Mat Bowls The Nerja Short Mat Bowls Club is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) If you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Baviera, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: or call Captain: George Clay on 643 139 023 Colmenar Social Club is a group of like-minded people, whose main aim is to promote frendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wednesday at around 12.30pm at the Arco Del Sol Hotel on the outskirts of Colmenar (A356 Vele Malaga to Casabermeja road Km9). We are lucky to have our meetings here, it is a great and versatile venue and the proprietors Antonio and Rosa are very supportive and helpful. We enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year: wine tasting, talks on various subjects from Lawyers, Estate Agents, Council Officials, Local Police, cooking demonstrations by our own chef member, car sharing days out to interesting venue’s, treasure hunts, special lunches at different restaurants, plant sales, homemade produce sales, many other activities and of course the popular quisses and games. Everyone, no matter what nationality, is made welcome, so why not come along one Wednesday and enjoy a few hours with us. For more information please contact Marjorie 952 037 556 or email Claire on or visit our facebook page Colmenar Social Club to see our activities.

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Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village. Plenty of free parking opposite. Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us! For more information call 689 111 352 / 669 682 138 Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For further information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966 RBL - Nerja We enjoy regular lunches on the first Friday of each month at the Restaurant Nueva Arenas in La Herradura and on the third Thursday each month at the hotel Al Andalus, Maro. Our forthcoming concert featuring local international choir, “CoraXalia” (Director: Eusebio Pita) in the Nerja Caves Restaurant on Saturday 21 April at 19.30 Hope to see you there! Tickets 5€. To reserve and for more information, Tel: 654 085 811 email or Tel: 615 550 886 email or Patsy 633 382 117 email To book for lunches, or to contact the branch for information, please contact our Secretary Vera Osborne, Tel: 952967200, Email: Every one is welcome and you don't have to be ex military to join. We are a friendly active branch who support a very worthwhile cause, So come along and join us" 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 EL Capitan Tennis Club Torre Del Mar open to new members. Every Mon, Wed & Fri. For information Ring 675 391 967

Phoenix Club We now meet every Tuesday between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and is sandwiched between the small Mercadona Supermarket and the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Malaga. Call Gail 951 067 723

The local, men only, Golf society for those wanting a monthly Saturday game at different courses within an hours drive of Torre Del Mar. Find us on Facebook or call Antony on 639 418 017.

Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita.

Nerja Players will begin their new season again in October. If you are interested in membership and would like to stop by for a cold reading audtion, please stop by. Visit our website for details and location at

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‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. On occasions we organise something rather more special, Mystery Tours or Weekends Away. The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club is the largest Jaguar Club in the world and was formed in 1984, by members of other Jaguar Clubs, for the enthusiast who not only used, but maintained or restored their SS, Jaguar or Daimler. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs. We are based in the Lake Vinuela area, 10 km inland from Velez Malaga, and most members live fairly locally but we also welcome people from the coast and further afield. At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. Through its members El Valle has links to groups that enjoy a variety of pursuits including leisurely scenic walks, more energetic cross-country hash runs, photography, quad biking, drama, bird watching and dancing. So whatever your interests El Valle has something for you! We meet on the first Mon of each month (apart from Aug when we take a break!) at the Camping Bar, Lake Vinuela. Please visit for directions. Meetings start 7:30 but we start arriving from 7pm so come early and introduce yourself so that we can help you make the most of what El Valle has to offer. You can also meet us on Fri mornings from 11:30-12:30 at Meson Sara at the Puente don Manuel crossroads to join us, book an event or have a chat. The Nerja History Group is for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have monthly Talks & Trips between the months of October - April, Mixed nationalities, Talks delivered in English. All welcome. or contact Christina Sinclair 687 602 057 or email The Nerja Philosophical Group For further information please call Tom Bryson on 699170931. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Mon-Fri 10am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pm. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail:

Web: May events Every Tues 11.30 to 13.00 & Thurs 16.30 to 18.00. - Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. A donation of 1€ will be appreciated. Every Wed – Art & Craft Group. 2pm to 5pm at the Centre. Every Fri – Coffee Morning. Time 11am to 1pm. Tues May 1st- The Centre will be closed for a Public Holiday. Fri 4th May – Spring Bazaar. Please come and join friends and have a morning of fun, on sale will be small gifts, preserves, cakes & homemade food, boutique, second hand items in good condition, books, local art and crafts and much more. You can relax in the garden with your cake and a drink. Proceeds for fund raising. Time 11am - 1pm. Mon May 7th - Half Orange “Bring and Share” Lunch, widows, widowers and singles group. You are welcome to join us and make and meet new friends at the Centre. The group also meets on the other Mondays of the month for coffee, walks, visits to places of interest, etc. Time 1pm. Wed May 9th - Quiz Night. Please come and enjoy our Quiz Night at the Centre. Team up with friends and pit your wits in this fun quiz. A light hearted evening which includes supper and a drink. Bar available and there will be a prize for the winning team! Ticket price 6€ available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. 6pm for 6.30pm. Tues May 15th - Talk by the Brtitish Consul.2.30pm Thurs May 17th - Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. Why not join Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar and visit Gibraltar, a chance to take a Cable Car to the top of the Rock, see the Unique Barbary Apes. Visit the Upper Rock Nature Reserve, where you will find the Historic Tunnels dating from 1779-1783 and St. Michael´s Cave. Both of these have guided tours. In the town can be seen the Gibraltar Museum, Government House and in the Southern area are key historical sites. All information may be obtained from the Tourist Office, or an excellent alternative way of seeing the sights is by hiring a taxi, whose drivers are very knowledgeable and will explain the interesting, historical life of the Rock. It is also an opportunity to purchase Duty Free Items and typical English items of food, etc. from the Morrisons Super Market. Ticket price 12€ available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 Email: Please note you are unable to make bookings through the website and sorry we cannot accept cards.


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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 The Anglican Parish of Nerja & Almuñécar Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), Nerja every Sunday at 12 noon and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel), Almuñécar every Sunday at 9.30 a.m. (except during August). There is also a short service of Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 9.30 a.m. in the Church Shop, Calle Málaga, Nerja. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. Competa - Holy Communion every Sunday at 5.30pm in the Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta Tel: 952 219 396 Malaga - St. George´s Church in the Engish Cemetery. 11.00am Sundays Tel: 952 219 396 Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sundays 10.30. Website Tel 952 407 050 Anglican communion. Torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at

Local Police : 091 Guardia : 062 Fire : 080 11am, Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). Roman Catholic - Caleta de Velez - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, change of venue from October 7th at the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, situated on the main street, Caleta de Velez. Time 5pm. Sunday Anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Presbyterian Church (Evangelical) meets for worship each Sunday at 11.00am in Legends Bar, C/ Don Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez, Torre del Mar. Everyone welcome. Email Web La Caleta de Velez: Cornerstone International Church: meets on Sundays 11.30am and Wednesdays: 7pm for bible study. Calle Virgen del Mar 3 Tel.63454019 Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship - 11am. Midweek activities - Pilates - Mon 11am - 12.15pm. Bridge club Tues 2.15pm - 6pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. Bible study Thurs 5-7pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone: 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 Bank Hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 653 917 004, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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Ambulance : 061 Water : 952 540 662 Electricity : 952 540 662 Tourist Information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104




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Weekly Market days Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche on the road to Benamagosa. Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa & Camping Vinuela Ctr.A356 KM30. Thursdays: Velez Malaga & Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Puente don Manuel & Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez , Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Malaga Consulates UK Opposite the main bus station Edif, Eurocom Bloque Sur C/Mauricio Moro 2-2º- Malaga 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland Avda, de los Boliches, Nº15 Fuengirola 952 475 108 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 Chemists Telefonica

Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 952 048 804 Airlines Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. Water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272 Town Halls Torre and Velez: 952 500 100 Torrox: 952 538 200 Nerja: 952 548 400 Competa: 952 516 006 Rincon: 952 402 300 Malaga: 952 135 000 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 ITV Call: 902 702 727 - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am - 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am 12.45pm


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) : a h a Jokes h Thanks to MP for the following jokes... I got thrown in a police cell last night for smoking marijuana in the street. I was told I had one phone call so I dialed Pizza Hut delivery. ------------------------------------------------------------A hungry traveller stops at a monastery and is taken to the kitchens. A brother is frying chips. 'Are you the friar?' he asks. 'No. I'm the chip monk,' he replies. ------------------------------------------------------------My wife said she's leaving me because.. because because because because of my obsession with The Wizard of Oz. ------------------------------------------------------------BBC News: Chancellor to tax hot food. Greggs sales remain unaffected. ------------------------------------------------------------Did you know Shania Twain got a younger sister called Choo Choo. Phil Oakey also has a younger sister, called Carrie. ------------------------------------------------------------The wife reckons our pervert neighbour's a Spaniard: "Why a Spaniard?" I asked. She said, "Every time he sees me, he introduces himself as SeĂąor tits." ------------------------------------------------------------If I leave my computer for a while, a picture of Sean Connery holding a razor comes on. It's my screen shaver. ------------------------------------------------------------Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for a Nobel prize in Medicine for his work on clinical depression. Apparently he can predict who will commit suicide the next week in London by just picking up his phone. ------------------------------------------------------------I'm opening a Gym tomorrow that teaches

people power walking and door knocking. I'm calling it 'Jehovah's Fitness'. ------------------------------------------------------------Just been for a nice long walk got back and realised I've burnt 1200 calories, forgot I'd left my pizza in the oven. ------------------------------------------------------------Marriage is a three-ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering. ------------------------------------------------------------Q. How does a computer get drunk? A. It takes screenshots. ------------------------------------------------------------Wife: "Our new neighbour always kisses his wife when he leaves for work. Why don't you do that?" Husband: "How can I? I don't even know her." ------------------------------------------------------------Q: Is Google male or female? A: Female, because it doesn't let you finish a sentence before making a suggestion. ------------------------------------------------------------An SEO expert walks into a bar, bars, pub, tavern, public house, Irish pub, drinks, beer, alcohol. ------------------------------------------------------------PATIENT: Doctor, I need your help. I'm addicted to checking my Twitter! DOCTOR: I'm so sorry, I don't follow. ------------------------------------------------------------That awkward moment when you leave a store without buying anything and all you can think is "act natural, you're innocent" ------------------------------------------------------------Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back. ------------------------------------------------------------A little boy asked his father, "Daddy, how much does it cost to get married?" Father replied, "I don't know son, I'm still paying."

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Jokes h a ha :) I saw a sign that said "Watch for children" and I thought, "That sounds like a fair trade". ------------------------------------------------------------They say that sex is the best form of exercise. Now correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think 2 minutes and 15 seconds every 6 months is going to shift this beer belly. ------------------------------------------------------------To this day, the boy that used to bully me at school still takes my lunch money. On the plus side, he makes great Subway sandwiches. ------------------------------------------------------------Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ------------------------------------------------------------My girlfriend said she wanted a perfect holiday, so I had to stay home! ------------------------------------------------------------I just ended a long-term relationship today. I'm not too bothered, it wasn't mine. ------------------------------------------------------------A priest, a minister, and a rabbi want to see who’s best at his job. So each one goes into the woods, finds a bear, and attempts to convert it. Later, they all get together. The priest begins: “When I found the bear, I read to him from the catechism and sprinkled him with holy water. Next week is his first Communion.” “I found a bear by the stream,” says the minister, “and preached God’s holy Word. The bear was so mesmerised that he let me baptise him.” They both look down at the rabbi, who is lying in a hospital bed. “Looking back,” he says, “Maybe I shouldn’t have started with the circumcision.” ------------------------------------------------------------During my check-up I asked the Doctor, "Do you think I'll live a long and healthy life then?" He replied, "I doubt it somehow, Mercury is in

Uranus right now." I said, "I don't go in for any of that astrology nonsense." He replied, "Neither do I, my thermometer just broke." ------------------------------------------------------------Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse's mouth? A: A mechanic. ------------------------------------------------------------“What’s wrong, Kevin?” asked the preacher. “I need you to pray for my hearing,” said Kevin. The preacher put his hands on Kevin’s ears and prayed. When he was done, he asked, “So how’s your hearing?” “I don’t know,” said Kevin. “It isn’t until next Tuesday.” ------------------------------------------------------------When I was a kid people used to cover me in chocolate and cream and put a cherry on my head. Yeah, life was tough in the gateau. ------------------------------------------------------------You know you're ugly when you get handed the camera every time they make a group photo. ------------------------------------------------------------How can you tell your acne is really starting to get out of hand? The blind start reading your face. ------------------------------------------------------------Patient: “I have forgotten so many things lately, and it’s getting worse. What can I do?” Doctor: “Yes, this is a known illness, unfortunately it has no cure. I’d also like to remind you about the 800€ that you owe me?

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s e g a P Puzzle Get Quizical

1. Carl and the Passions changed band name to what? 2. How many rings on the Olympic flag?

2. With no hammer or any kind of tool I build my house so quickly. What am I?

3. What colour is vermilion a shade of? 4. King Zog ruled which country?

3. Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

5. What colour is Spock's blood? 6. Where in your body is your patella? 7. Where can you find the old London bridge today? 8. What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule? 9. Who was the first man in space? 10. What would you do with a Yashmak? 11. Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans? 12. Which mammal lays eggs?

Hey Diddle Riddle

1. The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents, but were not brothers. How can this be possible?

4. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be? Romeo and Juliet are found dead on the floor in a bedroom. When they were discovered, there were pieces of glass and some water on the floor. The only furniture in the room is a shelf and a bed. The house is in a remote location, away from everything except for the nearby railway track. What caused the death of Romeo and Juliet?

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3 Sudden realisation (8)

2 Tardy (8)

8 Leer at (4)

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17 Utopian (10)

10 Migration of talent (5,5)

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12 Urbane (8)

21 Measure of spirits (4)

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Riddle Answers - 1. They were the same man. Grover Cleveland served two terms as president of the United States, but the terms were not consecutive. 2. Spider. 3. Because they were all married and therefore not single. 4. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry. 5. Romeo and Juliet are fish. The rumble of the train knocked the tank off the shelf. Find Waldo Answer

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DECORATION INTERIOR/EXTERIOR lTejidos Belen For all your soft furnishings. Specialists in cushions, pillows, accessories, interior & exterior decoration. We repair your sofas & terrace furniture. Tel: 952531732 / 650964624 Avd. Andalucia No.34 (next to Supermarket La Plaza)Torrox Costa

DENTISTRY lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at competitive prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German and Spanish Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm lGrupo Dental Clinics Calle Enrique Van Dulkan, 21, Velez Malaga Tel: 952 54 95 95

DOORS & WINDOWS UPVC lVentanas Arcoplan - VEKA profile windows, doors and glass curtains. A reputable, fully registered company with over 15 years experience. Visit our showroom opposite El Corte Ingles, C/Santa Fabiola no 24 Local 1, 29651 Mijas Costa, Malaga. Call: 952 667 559 / 634 04 30 92

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

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lSkandiaMäklarna is your quality estate agency, don't hesitate to contact us. NEW ADDRESS: C/ Castillo Perez 21, Nerja. Tel: 952 639 998 or mobile: 693 804 044.



lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers!High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installationsm, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain& lBlokbuster - High pressure drain cleaning. 24hrs a day. Drain maintenance & repairs, high pressure pool cleaning, driveways & patios. No call out charges. Call: 666 299 021 FB: blokbusters drain cleaning Email:

lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) 666 135 516 or 691 341 268 Web: Email: lZalia properties, long established sales rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. El Cruce de Periana 4, Edf. Alzabel, Semisotano 2, Alcaucin 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158


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

lSparkinspain - Electrical installations & maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga & inland to Competa and Frigiliana.Tel Colin 951 242 449/Mob 666707297 Web:

EROSION PROBLEMS lSuppliers of a sterile grass – Vetiver. Used for stopping erosion. With an incredibly strong vertical root system. Very cost effective. Visit for more information on the Vetiver Grass System. Call: 692 288 657 email:

ESTATE AGENTS lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: Website: lFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, lAxarquia Properties S.L Established 2001. Office: 952 436 781 Cta.Almeria 194, Benajarafe Email: lCountry Properties 29754 Competa - Málaga Plaza Almijara, 21 & Avd. Constitución, 33 Tel.: +34 952 51 61 78 29770 Torrox - Málaga Calle Elisa Ortigosa, 7 Tel.: +34 952 53 91 25 29740 Torre del Mar Málaga Avda. Andalucia, 32B Tel.: +34 952 54 18 86 / 654 693 680


FURNITURE lCudeca Hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 / Mon- Fri 17:00 – 20.00. Nerja C/ Almirante Carranza 15 Tel: 663 083 503 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 lProps & Vintage (P&V) Vintage and retro furniture and accessories for sale or hire. Visit our facebook page for details: propsandvintagespain / Website: Email: Tel: 657 424 933 / 646 482 942

GARDEN CENTRES lCosta Torrox Garden Centre for all your gardening requirements. Plants, Fruit Trees, Ceramics, Bonsai Trees, Compost, Pest Control, Flowerpots, Garden Sundries and much much more! Open Mon - Sat 9am - 2pm and 4pm - 7pm and on Sunday 10am - 2pm. On the road to Torrox beside Lidl. Find them on facebook: /costatorrox or visit their website:

GARDENING lMaintenance of Gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 25 year old. David: 656 775 928 lRed Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099


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The Sentinella Paginas lSuppliers of a sterile grass – Vetiver. Used for stopping erosion. With an incredibly strong vertical root system. Very cost effective. Visit for more information on the Vetiver Grass System. Call: 692 288 657

HEALTH & BEAUTY lWeight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 (business opportunity also available)

HEALTH SHOPS lRincón Natural Nerja: natural remedies, organic food, superfoods, natural skincare products, spelt husk pillows, essential oils, incense & feng shui crystals. Alternative therapies: personalised weight control coaching, naturopath consultance etc. C/ Carretera 1, in front of Supersol, Nerja. Tel. 952 523 503 ONLINE-SHOP for Europe lHigh Grade Medical Cannabis Oils for sale - helps people with Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Pain, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma. Prices from €30/60ml 6%CBD. Magy's Garden Grow Av.Andalucia 106, Caleta de Velez Tel: 952 511 857

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

INSURANCE lGPS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes email: Tel/Whatsapp: 722 708 615

HYPNOTHERAPY, NLP & LIFE COACH lMaria McMahon (BSc. Hons), Clinical NLP/ Hypnotherapist & Life Coach. Help with weight loss, smoking, anxiety, self-confidence, phobias, sleep quality and more. One to one and group sessions/workshops in Nerja. Email Maria for a free 30 minute consultation:

INTERNET SERVICES lRiosat SL, Reliable internet services in the campo. No telephone line required.Please call for details. 951 239 310 / 626 679 018 Email: / Web:

INTERNET TELEVISION (IPTV) lTechno-Vision, UK & Scandinavian IPTV packages with Catch Up, PAYG available. Tel: (0034) 657 066 782 / UK: (0044) 7835 772 340 Web:

KENNELS AND CATTERIES lThe 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. Refs available Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. lResidencia Cantalobos The Pet Hotel in La Herradura, offers the highest standards of care for your pets. Call Now - Tel: +34 603 739 886 lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of exercise, fun and cuddles. Also pet paw casting and bespoke animal sculptures in cement. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail:

KITCHENS lSun Kitchens, 15 years experience in Kitchens, Doors, Bathroom Units, Shower Screens, Synthetic Flooring & Wardrobes. Cipriando Maldonado 13, Torre del Mar. Tel: 653 63 46 33 / 622 10 13 10 Email:

LAUNDRY SERVICES lLinen and Towels for holiday rentals and private individuals. Easy parking. Close to Capistrano Village, Nerja. Call: 655 663 572 or email

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lCS Abogados , Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email: / lAxarquia Solicitors 15 years helping expats and non-residents –Offices in Nerja & Velez-Málaga. 952 901 225 or ring Melanie Elst on 685589802 for a free no obligation appointment lDe Cotta Law Spanish and English Lawyers, specialising in Business Law, Debt Recovery, Company Start-ups and more. Multilingual. Calle Diputacion 11, Nerja 952 527 014

lNo Need to Paint Does your property need painting? Interior or exterior. Call now for a brochure: 640 519 482 or 952 594 425 Email: lVilla Spray Painting quality Interior and Exterior house painting in the Costa del Sol, Call: 0034 639 418 01. Email: F.B: villa spray painting

LOCKSMITHS l24 Hour Emergency Locksmith Fully qualified UK C & G tradesman. 24/7 callouts & or appointments. Call: 664 367 511 or email:

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

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

MOSQUITO/FLY SCREENS lWorking on the Costa 11 years. I will beat any genuine quote. Professional service. Call Steve: 653 303 698 lMosquito Screens made to measure & repairs. Plus nets for your pets too with reinforced dog flap. Call: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

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

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

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

PLUMBERS lAndy Mann UK Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: lEnglish/Spanish Plumber Over 30 years experience, trained and qualified in England. All plumbing work undertaken. For a fast and reliable service. call José on: 615 344 123 / 638 609 906 lPlumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call our fee!

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES lInk Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email:

PROPERTY OFF PLAN lAlexia 2nd phase in Caleta de Velez, 112 apartments and penthouses, don’t miss out! Set in a privileged location, the best in Caleta. Call: 952 783 531 / 910 516 354

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


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lTransportation to UK to Spain to UK. Whole van loads or single items. Good rates. Regular trips. Also local removals. Call Graham: 620 353 594 Email: lTony Roam Removals UK to Spain to UK Email: / ES: 636 393 542 / UK: 07973 362 003

lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266.

RENT A CAR lRent a Car Estrella Rent Delivery and collection at Malaga airport or in your location. Automatic cars. Unlimited kilometers, full insurance, VAT and additional driver included. 952 511 209 / lTransauto Rent A Car Malaga Our cars are delivered at the airport parking. Unlike other companies where you have to wait 30 minutes for a mini bus to collect you. No refuelling service fee. Tel: 952 105 050

Advertise your business here! The best Value for Money From as little as 5 euros a month 3 months 30 euros 6 months 40 euros 12 months 60 euros Call: 664 210 468 RESTAURANTS lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian Palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: lRestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 lTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra. Nacional 340 (next to post office) Torrox Costa Tel: 952 534 972 or 632 637 470 lLew’s Traditional English Restaurant Avda. El Faro, Torrox Costa. Open 7 days a week. Serving fish and chips, home cooked food. Tel: 952 532 633

SECOND HAND SHOPS lCarousel Second Hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank. Open Tues - Fri 9.30am - 2pm Call Gilly: 625 827 193 lSweethome Second Hand Shop. Second hand furniture and decoration, Bric a Brac, etc. We also buy your unwanted furniture and undertake house clearances with delivery service or pick up. Email: Contact Manuel 634 774 510. Jardines del Mar del Penoncillo, BLQ 32, Torrox Costa lSecond Hand Shop, Garantiauto. Do you need money? Buy & Sell! They buy everything; Cars, Motos, T.V’s Video Consoles, Mobiles, Furniture & Toys etc... Call 625 317 360 / 952 53 00 84. On the N340 Penoncillo No. 34, direction Nerja, next to Varadero bar.

SECURITY lPERFECT Alarm S.L., Caleta de Velez. High quality security systems, like video surveillance, alarm systems, perimetric protection systems, home automation. Worldwide surveillance of your property. If requested, we are licensed to connect to a monitoring station. We speak English and German. Call Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

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

STORAGE/PARKING lParking El Llano Caravans/Boats storage & General storage 24hr security, from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468 lPersonal Storage, fully insured with CCTV security. Secure storage / easy recovery / discount for bulk quantities. Prices from 14€ per m3, 5€ per suitacase (per month). Call: 951 833 338 / 682 525 106. Poligono Castillo Alto 66, Nerja. 150 metres behind Lidl on right.



lAquamarine Pools - C/Playa Marina, 2D, Torre del Mar. Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: Tel: 952 54 57 55 / 600 811 355 lPlodgepools - Green ponds returned to crystal clear pools Maintenance plans adapted to your needs, installations, replacements, products and covers. Over 10 years working with very happy customers in La Axarquia. Call now for your first FREE pool consultation. Tel: 690 070 569. E-mail: lLA RUEDA, S.L Installations, Chemical Products, Maintenance, Repairs & Gardening. Call 952 53 07 64 / 616 460 844. Emergency 24 hour 647 759 798. Ctra. Nal. 340, Urb. La Charca, 5a Fase. (esquina C/Mercurio) Torrox Costa Email:

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

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

TILERS lPaul & Sons, Tiling specialists; terraces, pools and household tiling. Based in Torrox, willing to travel. Phone: 685 211 215

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

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Cayet Abogados is an International Law Firm that comprises of a multilingual group of lawyers: our partners speak Spanish, English, German, French, Swedish and Dutch. Cayet Abogados take time to understand the distinct demands that each client faces. This allows us to build a bespoke service to suit each relationship. Our practice areas are: Property & Conveyancing, Wills, Inheritance & Probate, Family & Matrimonial, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Residency & Taxation, Affidavits Contact us now for a Free Consultation Whatever your needs, your first conversation with one of our legal experts is an opportunity for you to ask questions and for us to understand your situation.

Avda. Condado de Huelva, 9 - TORRE DEL MAR Tel: 951 13 72 69 Mob: 626 72 99 26

Urb, Costa del Oro, Blq.3 Opposite Mercadona Local 14, Torrox Costa Tel: 951 196 388 / 649 123 068

Villa in Arenas

Calle del Mar 23 (Corner of Avda. Andalucia) Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601


Ref.: 10105

Fantastic villa in Arenas with a panoramic view of the sea. The property consists of a large, bright living/dining room combined with a very well-equipped kitchen. There are three bedrooms, the main bedroom has got an en-suite with a large bath and separate shower, all rooms have access to the terrace. There is also an additional bathroom, both bathrooms have double sinks. The large terrace invites you to take a breath taking view to Torre del Mar and vélez-Málaga. For a cool refreshment, you have a large private pool (12 x 4 m). For more comfort, there is a shower and toilet outside the property. Features: Floor heating and air conditioning throughout the house, solar heating, fireplace and ceiling fan in the living room, alarm system, double glazing, large wooden doors, automatic gate and parking for several vehicles

Price: 425,000€

Villa in Cómpeta

Ref.: 10027

This former water deposit has been transformed into a large and spacious house with many possibilities. On the ground floor: central hallway with access to a large kitchen, living room with wood burning stove, 3 bedrooms (2 with en-suite bathrooms), family bathroom and storage space. On the first floor 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen/living room and a large terrace of approx. 47m2. The house could be used as two separate apartments, as a B&B or as a group accommodation for art, cycling and hiking activities. The property is surrounded by avocado and mango trees and has its own pool

Price: 225,000€


FP1042 A 186m², luxury, three bedroom, three bathroom villa with fully ducted A/C and pool on a level plot with easy access and only 15 minutes drive to the coast






access, near the village

A partly completed project comprising 89m2, semi-detached property on over 7,000m2 split in two flat levels approached across the river near the village



A modern three bedroom villa with plunge pool enjoying spectacular 360° views to the Mediterranean and easy

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

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