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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 110

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October 13

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Cortijos Romero

Almayate

Fantastic 4 Bed 2.5 Bath Townhouse (175m² built, 90m² plot), in a great location, handy for local schools, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and all local amenities, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus WC, a lounge/diner and separate good-sized kitchen, terraces, integral garage and communal pool. This property is priced to sell

Lovely 2 Bed 2 Bath Villa (72m² built, 900m² plot), deceptively spacious, gated driveway, ample parking, amazing views of the countryside, convenient for Lake Viñuela, shops & bars, lounge/dining room with wood-burner fire, good-sized f/f kitchen, 2 double beds (master en-suite), family bathroom, covered dining terrace, 8m x 4m pool with sunny terraces, a water fountain & mature gardens

Lovely country villa, 1km from Torre del Mar, spectacular sea & mountain views. Lower floor: extensive shaded terrace, spacious lounge/dining room with wood-burning fire, f/f kitchen, a bathroom & a double bedroom. Upper floor: large sitting room, 2 more double beds & a bathroom. Fabulous private south-facing 8m x 4m pool, variety of terraces & mature gardens. There are several out buildings for storage or as a work shop

Sales Price: 149,950€

Sales Price: 149,000€

Sales Price: 249,950€

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For Rent

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Puente Don Manuel

Beautifully presented 2 Bed 2 Bath Villa (154m² built), living/dining room, modern fully-fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There is also a utility room and storage, sunny and covered terraces, a huge roof terrace, off-road parking and a private pool.

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Torre del Mar

2 Bed Apartment (70m² built), beautifully finished and furnished throughout, with accommodation comprising lounge/dining room, bright fully-fitted kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside is a communal pool and tennis court

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For Rent

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Torre del Mar

Lovely 4 Bed 2.5 Bath End Townhouse, close to centre & beach, large lounge/dining room. f/f kitchen, large utility room, guest toilet, 4 double beds (1 with lounge area & en-suite), family bathroom, very large storage room & a private underground double garage, sunny & covered terraces, bedroom balconies, fantastic communal pool.

Rental Price: 550€ per month Rental Price: 700€ per month Rental Price: 400€ per month www.rentahomespain.com / www.buyahomespain.com email: info@rentahomespain.com Enquire about Enquire about Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, our next FREE our FREE Financial Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Advice Clinic Legal Clinic Tel: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414 (You’ll find us located on the main road opposite the Torre del Mar bus station)


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Sometimes a lovely expat from the Axarquia region emails me and asks how I am doing since leaving Spain for the US. I do my best provide a snapshot of my life in these monthly editorials, but it’s hard to cram everything into a few paragraphs. However, this month I can say it all in just one sentence: “I’m getting married!” That may come as a shock to some of you. Perhaps even more of a shock to learn that my husband-to-be is 38 years older than me. We met when I went on a wilderness trip in Idaho a couple of years back – he facilitated it, so yes ladies, he’s very fit and healthy! Since then, we stayed in touch, visited each other when our schedules allowed, and we quickly developed a beautiful, romantic relationship, where time and space seem to slip away to some mysterious place I didn’t even know existed. This part of my life is teaching me a lot about judgement (how others judge what they don’t understand or accept about themselves) and about the importance of following my heart and being true to myself no matter what disapproval or disagreement I may encounter from others. Also, it has taught me that beyond our physical bodies, we are really all eternal souls and in that sacred space there is no age. That last part might be going a little too deep and mystical for many!

Distribution Tony - 664 689 138 Sentinella axarquia Edition Follow us on Twitter @ The_Sentinella or @keidi_keating

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

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

Fortunately, those closest to me understand and have accepted my decision to get married, so that’s nice. And even if they didn’t, that would be their karma and responsibility, not mine. Anyone for a toast?! Our marriage has been set for 11th October this year and we’re planning a small wedding on the roof of the house we’re currently living in.

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It will be special and I’m very excited. Right now I’m slap-bang in the middle of the wedding preparations, busy liaising with the caterers, ordering my dress, and arranging pretty, sparkly touches to bring the event to life. I’d appreciate your loving thoughts on the big day… And, guess what…? I’m sensing another book coming on!

Keidi Keating

Editor (of the original little mag)

Countries of the World..........................Page 20 Find the Cat..........................................Page 39 Useless Facts.......................................Page 64 Fruit & Veg Facts..................................Page 80 Shareoscope........................................Page 87 Amazing Marine Life.............................Page 90 Competition..........................................Page 96 Horoscopes..........................................Page 97 Jokes..................................................Page 104 Puzzles...............................................Page 106

Great shot of the cracking work that the Fire Rescue does. Sent in by Mario Reid who was brave enough to get this close!

Strange News A university graduate claims a job interview at Currys turned into "a scene out of The Office" when he was asked to dance to a Daft Punk song. Alan Bacon, 21, claims he was left "humiliated" after being told to dance to Around the World in front of a group of interviewers at the Cardiff branch of the electrical store. "I just felt so embarrassed and uncomfortable," said Mr Bacon. "I ended up dancing to Around the World by Daft Punk, doing rubbish robotics in my suit in front of a group of strangers. "I told my dad it was like a scene out of The Office. I would have walked out but I need a job. "I've been to quite a few job interviews and have never had to do anything like it before." Currys have since apologised and insisted the dance segment of the interview is not part of its official recruitment processes, according to BBC Wales online. Slippery Slope - A giant slide has been installed at the venerable Cliveden stately home while a 350-year-old staircase is repaired. Visitors to the estate near Beaconsfield in Berkshire can use the 21ft-high slide as an alternative route from the south terrace to the formal garden. The repairs are part of a £3.4m restoration project by the National Trust. Renowned for hosting exclusive parties and political gatherings, the estate became linked to the Profumo Affair because it was where war minister John Profumo first met 19-year-old Christine Keeler in 1961 and started a relationship. The estate was once described as a "playground for the rich". Sam Willis from the estate office said: "We wanted to keep that spirit alive." grave digger - A retired JCB driver from south Wales was carried to his funeral in the bucket of his favourite digger. Mourners clapped and cheered as the coffin carrying Billy Jones, 83, was driven to Coychurch Crematorium in the digger he drove for 40 years. Jones had made a last request for his treasured vehicle to take him on his final journey. His daughter Trudi-Ann of Port Talbot, Neath, said: "He loved his work - everyone waved at him in the cab of his JCB. They all knew him as Billy the JCB driver."


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Poppadom, Onion Bhajee / Vegetable Pakora / Veg. Samosa, Prawn Puri & Chicken Tikka Chicken, Lamb, Prawn Vegetable - Vindaloo / Balti / Jalfrezi / Tikka Masala / Korma / Dansak / Biryani / Chicken or Lamb Tikka Pilau Rice / Naan / Tea or Coffee Avda Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar

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Open: 12.00 - 16.00 18.00 - 24.00 everyday TAJ Mahal Restaurant www.publisur.net/empresa/1390/taj-mahal-indian-restaurant The 2nd Taj Mahal Lounge Tandoori restaurant located in Torre del Mar in the road opposite ‘Las Yucas’ will be closed until further notice


Sunday Roast inc.glass of wine € 8.50 Bookings recommended

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Quiz Night every Thursday from 8:30pm with cash prizes APARIV Charity Quiz last Friday of every month

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Fresh Daily Fruit, Salad & Vegetables & so much more! FRESHNESS GUARANTEED! All the usual favourites inc. Parsnips, Swede, Sprouts, Fennel, Fresh Herbs and all seasonal Fruit & Veg Great range of Homemade Pies, inc. Steak & Kidney, Steak & Guinness and Chicken & Mushroom. HOT Sausage Rolls and Cornish style Pasties cooked on the premises NOW - Handmade Sausages from ‘Ye Olde Butcher’. Lots of varieties inc. Pork & Leek, Tomato & Oregano, Lincolnshire, Cumberland, Chilli & Garlic and more Come and try our renowned Honey Roast Ham and NOW Roast Beef - Delicious!! *Extra Mature Somerset Cheddar Cheese *Wide range of Homemade Pickles *Fresh Farm Eggs *Variety of Personalised Greeting Cards *Large Variety of Freshly Prepared Ready Meals Wholesale supply to bars & shops also available OPENING HOURS - Open Mon - Sat 10am - 2pm except Fridays 10am - 3.30pm

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Smurfette's (Katy Perry’s) birthday presents the opportunity for her to recall her conflicted origins — rather than a "true-blue" Smurf, she was actually created by the hapless, wannabe evil sorcerer Gargamel (Hank Azaria), who now intends to kidnap her from her enchanted-forest home to obtain the formula for the magical Smurf essence that Papa Smurf (Jonathan Winters) used to originally bestow her with blue-skinned bliss. Once he has the secret, Gargamel plans to power up a host of Naughties, Smurf-sized creatures he's created, to help him take over the world.

So he dispatches his Naughty daughter Vexy (Christina Ricci) to drag Smurfette through a magic portal and into the real world where he can more effectively manipulate her inherent identity issues. Papa Smurf and his mismatched extraction team consisting of Grouchy (George Lopez), Clumsy (Anton Yelchin) and Vanity (John Oliver) will have to portal to the live-action world to reunite in Paris with the sympathetic young family of Patrick (Neil Patrick Harris) and Grace (Jayma Mays) Winslow, their liveaction counterparts from the original movie, if they're to have any chance of rescuing Smurfette. With a primarily impressionable young target audience, the returning screenwriting team has no problem frequently repeating lines, gags and life lessons to near-numbing effect. Beyond a few chuckleworthy one-liners and some amusing visual comedy, sadly there's not much to engage adults. Star Rating **/*****


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We offer safe, tranquil accomodation for your cat. Our pens are safe and secure but with all the comforts of home, making it very cosy. Only 20 mins from Torre del Mar, inland towards Vinuela, Campo Cats is a short 2 min drive from a main tarmac road which gives very good access.

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De Cotta Law FAMILY LAW NEWS By De Cotta Law ChiLDrEN, CUSTODY aND ViSiTS There have been a lot of stories about the increase in child abduction cases between countries where parents live in different countries or have to leave the country they are living in for economic reasons. Sadly the issue of child custody and visits is one that arises in the summer holidays when the parents don´t have an agreement and are living apart. Spanish courts are very strong in protecting the rights of a parent to spend time with their children. Judges generally award every other weekend to the parent who doesn´t live with the child and 4 weeks in the summer, with alternate Christmas and Easter holidays. When advising parents we always stress that while it is preferable to reach agreement privately, if it is necessary to go to court you must expect this type of order to be given. Naturally the majority of parents fully appreciate the need for their children to have time with each parent and also understand that for children routine helps to create stability and reduces the stress of a breakdown in the parent’s relationship. All lawyers now encourage a dialogue between the couple and professional advice and help with reaching a settlement can remove some of the barriers to a private agreement so there is no need for a contentious court proceeding. The agreement should be formalised in the country where the children are living and will deal with maintenance and future arrangements. It is often advisable to put in a clause about the possibility of one of the parents moving to another country and have an agreement to revise the visiting arrangements if that does happen. For example if one parent returns to their home country they may want to have long weekends every month and more time during the holiday period. Older children may be expressing strong views about the future arrangements and the Judges will listen to these views in some cases. How-

ever it is very important that the children are not made to feel they must choose between the parents so again it is better to reach agreement rather than putting any pressure on them to make decisions. Having a good understanding of what is likely to happen in court if the parents can´t reach agreement often helps a couple to settle things between them. Judges do focus on the needs and interests of the children and will be prepared to intervene if they think these are not being met equally. There have now been some decisions on joint custody in Spain and it seems likely this will be extended in the future. For more information about Family Law including divorce, child custody and visitation, or to book a private consultation please contact De Cotta Law. Nerja Office (+34) 952 527 104 See main advert below


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What Are Men Like? Men are like... Placemats They only show up when there's food on the table. Mascara They usually run at the first sign of emotion. Bike helmets Handy in an emergency, but otherwise they just look silly.

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Copiers You need them for reproduction, but that's about it.

Blenders - You need one, but you're not quite sure why.

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government bonds - They take so long to mature.

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horoscopes - They always tell you what to do and are usually wrong. Popcorn - They satisfy you, but only for a little while.

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Specialising in full house refurbs including tiling, UPVC & aluminium windows & doors & glass curtains, kitchens, bathrooms, plastering, carpentry and bricklaying. We also construct "made to measure" deckings and pergolas, constructed from tanalised timbers.

Mobile: 679 113 600 info@nickturnerrefurbs.com www.nickturnerrefurbs.com


Come in from the Peugeot garage, past Tuvesa on the right, straight on at the crossroads, Left at the top past the waste ground on the right take first right at the bar SOL Y LUNa, then 1st left

Lidl Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm Friday 9am - 5pm

Peugeot

unless otherwise arranged

Talleres Simon

Calle Claudio Coello, 9 Poligono la Panoleta, Velez Malaga


Wednesday Market

Restaurant El Pino Torrox Park 10am to 1.30pm October dates are 2nd, 16th & 30th

TORROX

Stalls inc; Artisan, New & 2nd hand New stall holders welcome CHRISTMAS FAIR SAT 9th November Just follow the signs for the camp site and the Restaurant is next to the main entrance.

Call Rachael on 662 063 987

or email indoormarket@kwiksendmail.com

The Best Clim Frozen Vegetarian Meals available wide range of Cleaning Products Pet Foods

Café Bar Paco FISH & SEAFOOD TAPAS & VARIOUS DISHES Plaza de la Constitución, Torrox For reservations: 605 87 46 43

Monday OLDS KOOL Dance & Fitness Latin & Social CARDIODANCING Body Sculpting SIT & FIT Choreographed Routines CALORIE BURNING TIPS Call HuGh GRANT 606 086300

cardiodancing@gmail.com


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MULTIPARQUET & SERVICES since 2002 reforming and decorating for you!

Parquet flooring, underfloor heating, decorating, reforms, IKEA Service: we supply, deliver and assemble

Avda. Europa, Blq 83, Torrox Costa Call: Matthias 652 357 584 Website: www.multiparquet .es For more information and no obligatory quote!

mate In Europe Avda. Andalucia, 34 (next to Eroski) Torrox Costa Tel: 952 53 17 32

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re! have our regular vegetarian food & frozen weight watchers ready meals as well as our - re normal frozen food section. Popular ciders a t s x Co such as Scrumpy Jack as well as Guinness, Torro lager & Crabbies ginger beer. Cleaning prodThe municipality of Torrox lies 44 kilometres ucts, toiletries, pet food, greeting cards & more. east of Málaga between Vélez-Málaga and Every month we have special offers in store so Nerja and, protected by the Sierra Almijara and please call in to see our October offers. If we Tejeda mountains, it has a very temperate clihaven’t got something you are looking for mate. In fact it is known to have the best cliplease ask & we can try and get it. mate in Europe. t it he abou l l a d a

Torrox Costa is a beach resort and includes the impressive Ferrara Playa, frequent recipient of the prestigious EU Blue Flag, numerous bars and restaurants of all types as well as Roman ruins and a lighthouse, ‘El Faro’. Torrox Pueblo, four kilometres inland, is a village of white-washed houses nestling on the hillside and with a character all its own. A great place just to wander aimlessly, or even with purpose, enjoy a nice cool, refreshing drink at one of the pavement cafes or sit in the square, Plaza de la Constitución, and watch the world go by. If you are thinking if reforming think of Multiparquet & Sevices based in Torrox Costa since 2002 reforming and decorating for you! Specialising in Parquet flooring, underfloor heating, decorating, reforms and they provide an IKEA service, they supply, deliver and assemble. Call Matthias 652 357 584. CardioDance: Learn to salsa, cha cha, swing and hustle to an aerobic workout. Dance classes also held in all these, plus rumba, salcha and choreographed routines. 606 086 300 russells British Store always have a great stock of favourite British products. Get yourself ready for BBQ´s we have burgers, sausages, meat joints, steaks & BBQ sauces. We also

BARGAIN PROPERTY OF THE MONTH

REF 1135 GREAT OFFER TORROX PARK South facing 2 bed apartment with panoramic views to the coast, 1 bathroom, 49m2 + large partially enclosed terrace of 11m2, fully furnished, well equipped american kitchen, quiet urbanisation close to all amenities. Community pool, only 5 mins to coast

Now reduced to 80,000€ for quick sale

Guido Ba Block 76, G 29793 Torrox Costa www.guidob Sales: Siobha Rentals: Manue

Contact Lewis insurance Services for reputable buildings & contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans, cars bought & sold, call Mark on 653 322 392 For a fun morning out visit the wednesday Market at Restaurant El Pino, Torrox Park from 10am - 1.30pm. Market days for October are 2nd, 16th and the 30th. Stalls include Artisan, new and 2nd hand. New stall holders always welcome. If you are looking for some early Christmas gifts then visit our Christmas Fair on Saturday 9th November. For bookings or further information call Rachael on 662 063 987


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Torrox Costa rebeccah Curtis wellbeing Centre The centre is open Tues-Sat 10am until 3pm. Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa, Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 Jacky Davies is a qualified counsellor with 9 years experience in both the public & private sector. Jacky has also worked with CRUSE (UK bereavement agency) 1997-2003 and is also trained in couples counseling. Jacky is also trained in Critical Incident Debrief therapy and was on the team of 2 terrorist incidents (9/11 New York & Bali) & has also worked with people who have witnessed other traumatic deaths e.g. suicides, road traffic incidents etc.To make an appointment call Jacky direct on 657 579 244

Our dedicated rental team can offer you sales & long term rentals. Please call Manuela for more information on: 952532427 or send an email to info@guidobauersl.com. We are open everyday from 9.30-14.00 & 16.00-20.00 also Sat from 10.30-14.00. We are also contactable on our mobiles 24hrs. Come and see us, I am sure we can help you. Our Motto ¨Guido Bauer once a client, always a client¨¨. Cafe Paco's Bar, Plaza de la Constitucion, Torrox, 605 87 46 43, specialising in fish & seafood dishes, wide selection of freshly made tapas, ham & cheeses, meat & salad dishes. Traditional Spanish bar in the centre of Torrox. Open 7 days a week, 8am-2am.

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 for only 7.50€ for 2 courses or 9.50€ for 3 courses which includes a drink per person (beer-wine or a soft drink. They have fantastic homemade gateaus and a new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a BARGAIN PROPERTY OF THE delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían MONTH style, pizzas and value meals such as PinchiREF 1121 STUDIO APARTMENT auer S.L. tos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€ and Alinbias 2 Fully furnished, 45m , enclosed terrace with Ground floor en salsa de tomates only 3.50€. Paella is availviews to the beach and promenade, a Tel 952 532427 able from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), American kitchen, very centrally located, bauersl.com for only 7.80€ includes a soft drink or small community pool and tennis courts. an 606 631 143 beer or glass of wine, bread and Alioli. TakeNow reduced to 60.000€ for quick sale away also available. Caribe can even cater for uela 654 369 298 weddings and birthday parties with celebratory Hi, we would like to introduce you to “guido cakes made ot order. Call in or telephone to Bauer S.L.” We are a family business dedifind out more. cated to all types of property management. We now have one large office in Torrox Costa, Are you tired of slow internet? Poor quality Centro International Block 76, ground floor. We quality Skype calls? Paying over 25€ per are no longer connected to the office which we month? Do you have a reasonable mobile had opposite Supersol in Torrox Costa, this ofphone signal? Then 3G Hi-speed Internet is for fice is now an independent agent who has you... Contact for a free signal test & demo. Tel: nothing to do with Guido Bauer S.L., please di693 777 065 www.minifi.com rect all enquiries to us in Block 76 this is very important for us. Thank you. Here you will find Tejidos Belen, Avda. de Andalucia 34, (next to our friendly team all tri-lingual speaking SpanEroski), Poligono Cortijo Amaya, Torrox Costa, ish, English, German and French. We are es952 531 732 We are specialists in sofa's, tate agents, property managers & rental cushions, pillows for the home and garden, agents, also helpful with translation services, sewing and repairs, fabrics and towels. wills and inheritance & all types of insurances.


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Clinica Casa Blanca - 5th Anniversary

Clinica Casa Blanca Torrox Costa Therapy Centre for: Osteopathy, Bowen Technique, Massage, Lymphatic drainage…

we celebrate our

5th anniversary on the 26th October (Saturday) from 3pm - 7pm

20% Discount for the first 10 clients Free snacks & Drinks Please come and enjoy! Tel.: 952 967 628 or 659 374 673 See main advert below

Clinica Casa Blanca Therapy Centre Torrox Costa since 2008

Osteopathy, Massages, Bowen technique, Lymphatic drainage, Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu, Craneo Sacral, Ear-Acupuncture Special Massage Offers!

* Whole body massage 75 min: 1 session = 39€ - 3 sessions = 108€ * Whole body massage 2 hours: 1 session = 59€ - 3 sessions = 167€ * Back, Neck and Shoulders or Legs 45 minutes: 21€

5 sessions = Last one half price - 10 sessions = Last one free (Each session paid separately, discount available only on the last session) *Neck and Shoulders or Feet massage 30 mins *Therapy for pain and illnesses *Osteopathy *Bowen technique *Reflexology approx. 60 mins *Lymphatic drainage *Craneo Sacral Therapy *Reiki/Shiatsu/Metamorphic technique *Ear Acupuncture

15€ 40€ 45€ 40€ 20€ Bianca Bojahr From 20€ Gift Vouchers 45€ available 30€ Forever Living 20€ products Urb. Jardines del Mar / Bloque C3 Tel.: 952 967 628 or 659 374 673 (also home visits) (On the coast road N340 heading towards Nerja, 1 km at the traffic lights at Peñoncillo)

e-mail: clinicacasablanca@gmail.com / www.clinica-casa-blanca.com


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Redwell - New 90 Months Warranty ®

Redwell® - The world leading brand in infrared heating

* Picture Heaters in enamel print are colourfast, with no optical reflections

For more than 13 years, Infrared Heaters from Redwell® have provided the highest manufactured quality coupled with unique designs. The Austrian manufacturer specialises in the production of infrared heating systems. Continuous research and development in co-operation with universities is the guarantee for an outstanding product quality and the latest technology.

*Long operating distance of the heating waves makes them suitable for big rooms too

NEW: 90 months warranty Redwell now gives 90 months warranty on all its infrared heaters. This is a sign of confidence that you are acquiring a safe product of the highest quality.

*Protect your property against dampness and mould! *Reduce your electricity bill with Redwell® heaters! *Enjoy clean air in your home without dust, pollen, bacteria and mould spores!

whY redwell®? *Infrared heaters with specially developed storage inside keeps running times lower. Heat with reduced electricity costs!

* 8 years’ experience on the Spanish market * 90 months vendor warranty! Redwell® Infrared Heaters offer the best benefits:

Treat yourself to energy savings, high comfort, a healthy indoor environment and NO maintenance costs! Contact us or visit the exhibition in our shop! See main advert below.

The leading brand in Infrared Heating

NEw: Towel Dryer!! With its integrated controlling system is THE innovation on the market. The display panel enables you to control the time for drying (from 30 - 120 mins.) by a touchscreen. Bring some freshness in your bathroom with the glass picture design 'Bamboo'. Size: 162 x 62 cm Wattage: 1000 W

highest manufactured quality in unique design. Contact us or visit the exhibition at our shop: Dipl.- Ing. S. Scharler, Torrox Costa Phone: 952539742 sscharler@gmx.de - www.redwell.com


El Peñoncillo, Torrox Costa

Daily Large selection of Tapas (at least 15 at any one time) - €1 Glass of wine - €0.90 Glass of beer - €1 Friday evenings - Fish ‘n’ Chip night (Free bottle of wine with every 2 meals) Saturday nights - Steak night - Buy 1 for €12 Get the second for €6 Traditional Sunday Lunch - 1pm - 4pm Only €10.50 - 3 courses To reserve call: 952 96 76 55 Opening hours - 10am - 11pm Kitchen open all day (Closed Mondays)

ViLLagE tandoori your indian restaurant

The Village offers REAL Indian food and flavours at reasonable prices Enjoy genuine delicious indian food. Our food is totally different from local Indian restaurants

3 COURSE LUNCH MENU ONLY 7,95€ Take away available Open Mon - Sun 13:00 till 16:00 & 18:00 till 00:00 (Closed Wednesday Lunch)

Tel: 952 53 25 74 Paseo Maritimo de Ferrara Promenade Blq 80, Torrox Costa

CAFE SPORTS BAR LA BODEGA Free wifi and Sports on 3 screens Thursday Quiz starts 9pm Saturday Karaoke starts 9.30pm Tapas, Breakfasts, Burgers, Bar Snacks, Daily Specials

3 Course Sunday Lunch - 8€  Served 1pm - 4pm Open daily 10.30am - Late Located behind Tourist Information Office/Library

Torrox Costa Tel: 674 225 713


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Dr. Michael Mannish B.D.S. (univ. of London)

Harley St. Cosmetic Dentist of 25 yrs. Take advantage of our free 2nd opinion Competitive prices

Implant Specialist

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General Medicine Paediatrics Acupuncture Aesthetic anti-ageing Medicine without surgery w Other Specialists w Physiotherapy

Dr. Carlos Castillo GP and Paediatrician (univ. of Málaga)

Dr. Antonio Espitia Corredor Ear Nose and Throat Doctor (Univ. Berlin)

Lda. Mª. Patrocinio Haro López

We Speak English, German & French

Psychology (Univ. Sevilla)

Centro Internacional, Blq. 86, TORROX COSTA

Tel: 952 53 09 08

Please call for more information or send an e-mail: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com

TK’s

Bar y Restaurante

Laguna Beach - Torrox Costa

Breakfasts, Snacks & Full Menu - Specialising in Ribs, Wings, Steaks & Chicken - Traditional Sunday Lunch Saturday 26th October Live Music Johny Hollywood Christmas Day 5 Course Dinner - BOOK NOW!!  We will be CLOSED 4th - 24th NOVEMBER 9am - 3pm / 6pm - Late / Thurs & Fri Special menus / Sunday 1pm - 8pm Closed Wednesdays For more info call: Thomas or Kerstin

952 968 100 / 696 516 534 Free wifi and PC usage


arTiFiCiaL graSS Energy saving & LED lamps to suit every occasion

Do you want a perfect green lawn? Ever thought about Artificial Grass? It is the perfect solution; green, lean and clean! Almost all surfaces are suitable. Enjoy your garden all year round. For more info or a free quotation call:

619 317 211

www.a x arVErDE .COM

Or see me at the Trapiche Market every Tuesday

Cafe - Bar “Serving a selection of new dishes and of course, Fresh Fish! Attractive prices”

Fresh Fish & Chips available everyday just 8€

Special Offer! Delicious Lobster 500gr. - only 18€ C/Marquita 3, Paseo Puerta del Mar, Almuñecar Tel: 958 630 245 / 629 882 696 You can find us near the old Post Office, in front of the entrance to the underground car park. Closed Wednesdays

Go to:

www.aldi.es for all our offers!

Highest Quality, Lowest Price!! Stores located at: Avda. Andalucia, CALETA DE VELEZ & TORROX COSTA

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Clear-view Glass Curtains

Covering The Axarquia and surrounding area since 2003 October Special - B.O.G.O.F on Glass Curtains!!

OFFER for the first 10 orders in October for fitting in November & December. So hurry book your FREE no obligation quotation NOW!

Mr. & Mrs. Goddard, Arenas

Windows Mosquito Screens Solar Film

Glass Balustrade

Pool Fencing

OTHER SERVICES

Pool Surrounds Conservatories Repairs to all glazing products

Call: 645 066 502 Email: info@clearview-axarquia.com www.clearview-axarquia.com


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Sitter’s Digest Continuing with our new section from an old book from Sitter’s Digest entitled ‘Laughs in the smallest room’. The book cost 5 old shillings. Just good clean, old fashioned titilating fun from the fifties Enjoy! A man is born, lives, dies, is buried, becomes fertilizer and makes the grass grow. Along comes a horse, eats the grass and it becomes horse manure. Moral: Never kick horse manure it may be your uncle. ------------------------------------------------------------Having terminated their relationship rather abruptly, he was naturally shame-faced at running into her again on the street. “Tell me,” he said, with a rather painful attempt at small talk, “how’s that diet of yours progressing?” “Just fine,” she answered. “Last week I took off

eight pounds.” “That’s wonderful. How did you ever do it?” “I had your baby”. ------------------------------------------------------------A chap was rowing down the Thames one day when he lost one of his oars and drifted out to midstream. He tried to paddle with the other but found it difficult. Just then, coming downstream he noticed a boat with a man and two women in it, all rowing. “I say,” he shouted across the water, “can you let me have one of your oars?” The other man looked up indignantly. “They’re not ‘ores,” he protested. “They’re me mother and sister.” ------------------------------------------------------------who am i?  I hate men because they take me to dinner, into alleys and bedrooms; they crush me and feel me all over with their hands; they hold me to their lips and get me hot, and then they drag the life out of me. When they get all they want from me, they cast me aside and then i’m only good for a trampwhy should they take advantage of my little white body. After all, Who am I? I’m only a cigarette!

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100% Damp Proofing Solutions Welcome to MAdeREINA S.L. we are specialists in preventing and repairing damages from mould, moisture and water leakage by deep-impregnation of surfaces like cement, concrete, bricks tiles etc.

Our high-efficient, 100% ecological and non-toxic LiFE LaSTiNg products give a permanent protection and it leaves a water repellent surface. For Roofs, Walls, Bathrooms, Swimming Pools, Terraces & Foundations. The most effective product on the market and considerably cheaper Saves up to 35% - 50% on energy bills 10 year guarantee and the treatment lasts a lifetime!

For a Free Quotation Call: 958 069 967 / 677 473 487 Or email us on: info@madereina.com More info on: www.madereina.com


SHARPENING 

Knives up to 8cm 1€ Shears from 3€ - Axes etc... See us at Tuesday Market, Trapiche Mobile Service up to 15kms from Trapiche or a fuel surcharge will apply. Min. charge 20€

Phone or Email for further details: 646 857 775 casabuenavista55@yahoo.co.uk

English Dental Technician 30 years experience Fully Qualified Denture Repairs Adjustments / Duplications Based in Torrox Pueblo We can visit if needed Call Graham for confidential advice on any denture problem on: 952 539 219 / 633 157 891

aUTOCOOL Fully Mobile Service specialising in car air-con system service and repair. We also refurbish sun damaged headlights. Call now for a quote: 951 321446 or 616 264067 www.autocoolspain.com

DENTiST Dr Bakri

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

Torrox Costa Tel: 952 53 20 12

Emergencies: 678 974 892

CAR BOOT SALE OLD & NEW

“BARGAINS GALORE” 1st Sunday of every month

Restaurant El Pantano 9.30am - 1.30pm

(On the A356 towards Colmenar, overlooking the lake)

Call: 619 471 301

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

628 653 676

Advertise here for just 25 euros per month (based on a 3 month booking)

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TONY PHILLIPS

Van & trailers. Light haulage, removals up to 25m3, car & boat transport. Vinuela based, 25 years experience. Local or anywhere in Europe. Regular Spain-UK-Spain trips. Phone 636 844 209 E-mail: hazeltony@live.co.uk Tlfn: (+34) 669 899 065 Email: acecarrental@hotmail.co.uk www.acecarrental.biz

For all your building & renovation requirements Professional builders for 30 years 10 years trading here in Spain

New builds, Reforms, Terracing, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Block paving, Driveways, Plastering & rendering, Swimming pools, Sound proofing, Damp investigation and rectification, Specialised waterproofing, Electrical works, Architectural service & much more. No Job too big or too small. Free itemised, no obligation quotations at very competitive prices

rob@platinumbuildingservices.net www.platinumbuildingservices.net

Tel: 665 322 136 - 952 539 423 *Pilates

Colmenar (Classes in Colmenar & Puente don manuel)

low impact aerobics *Circuit training - freeweights *Personal training - one to one or groups

NO HIDDEN COSTS and free delivery/collection to the airport along the coast to Nerja.

Carousel Secondhand Furniture Shop

Contact: Carol 659 295 346 email: bodynsoul@hotmail.co.uk

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

Call Gilly on: 630 211 907 Monday - Friday 9.30am - 2pm La Vinuela Pueblo (Down steps at side of Bank)

Bespoke Furniture Windows, Doors and all aspects of Carpentry

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

MENU DEL Dia 5.90€ 6.90€ EVENiNgS

MAN & VAN!

Anytime...Anywhere Locally based, 12 cubic metres €25 per hour

Small Loads to U.K Secure Dry Storage available Call Mark: 669 255 968

Email:markvanman@hotmail.co.uk

Tel: Paul 654 59 00 87


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Air conditioning, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Tiles and Flooring

‘Ceferina Bolivar Ramirez’

Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual, 3 - NErJa Tel: 95 252 20 77 / 95 252 70 09 Email: saborito@arrakis.es

water & Dry Cleaning lavanderia

laundry

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*Home delivery *The same staff with our usual friendly service *Sewing alterations

Tel rosa: 637 889 067 C/Frigiliana, 4, Nerja BEGIN THE NIGHT AT

Bar Pancho THE BEST MOJITO in Nerja only 3.50 euros Shots 1.50 euros Calle Antonio Million


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Restaurant - Bistro - Cafe 952 527 179 607 252 262 C/ Prol. Hernando de Carabeo, 2 NERJA

Nerja rodeo is available to hire for private parties, functions and events For more info please contact our website www.nerjarodeo.com or Call Alan or Wendy on: 697 276 230 or visit us at Rafters Rastro C/Antonio Millon, Nerja

365 days Technical Service Ink Cartridges Printers, Desktops, Laptops Home Delivery


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rafters rastro – New 2 You Shop. We buy and sell your unwanted household items. We sell a huge variety of goods which are changing every day. Normally we have in stock; a wide range of furniture, lamps, vases ornaments, general bric a brac, books and good quality second-hand clothes. Contact Alan or Wendy.

Come and see Glenn and Carlos at the Big garage. With more than 50 years experience as mechanics speaking English, Spanish, German and Dutch. They repair and service all makes of vehicles including 4x4’s. Steel aluminium welding. Also long term car storage available. They are easy to find - leave the motorway exit and turn right down toward Nerja. Turn right just before Lidl and you will see our green door as you drive a short way into the industrial estate.

Begin the night at Bar Pancho where you will experience the best Mojito in Nerja for just 3.50€. Enjoy every night good sound music like, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz & others. Find us on Antonio Million, Nerja. Open seven days a week from 11am – 2am.

La llave de oro, C/Granada 88, Nerja, 952 524 651. Locksmith 24 hrs emergency service, 606 939 929 opening and repairing safes, armoured doors, authorised technical service, key cutting, supplier for quality padlocks, safes and other security products.

El Zoco, Nerja

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Tel: 952 524 284 Come and meet our new friendly team!

New & improved All Day & Evening Menu All major sporting events shown “LIVE” on 5 different screens Opening hours: Mon - Fri 6.30pm - Late Sat: 12pm - 10pm Sun: 12pm - Midnight See you soon!

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What’s on: Mondays: Steak & Rib night Wednesdays & Fridays: Our ‘Award winning’ Homemade Fish & Chips - Takeaway available Sundays: “The Sunday Roast” is back! Full menu available

Taste of India Tandoori restaurant

Open everyday Calle granada, 88 NErJa Tel: 952 52 4651

24 hOUrS 606 939 929

Tel: 95 252 00 43 C/Carabeo, 51 Nerja

10% discount on take away


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Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, air-conditioning, tyres, brakes, clutch etc. Also car transfers. Find them at Avda Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras just up from the BP garage as you are leaving Nerja on the right hand side and they are below the gym. Call Jonathan who speaks English on 637 801 325 Saborito y Bolivar For advice and free quotes on, tiles, flooring, renovations, bathrooms, kitchens, furniture, window screens, taps, sanitation, heating, irrigation, air conditioning, climate control and all equipment for swimming pools, our years of experience guarantees our work. Call 952 522 077 / 952 527 009 Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual, 3, Nerja. At Optical Nerjavision much of our time is spent working, performing many tasks where most of the information received is of visual type, the good vision will be essential. Every profession has specific visual needs that must be satisfied to perform the job efficiently, safely and comfortably. If there is a visual problem it reduces labor productivity between 4 and 8 percent, so feel free to make periodic visual checks at Nerjavisión Optics. Tips to increase visual comfort and work performance: -Adjust lighting to avoid glare. -Review your vision once a year and if necessary, use prescription glasses. -Wear safety glasses with anti-glare, UV protection and filter for the computer. -Blinking regularly and use artificial tears to prevent dry eye syndrome. -Every 30 minutes working with the computer rest 5 minutes, looking at objects to more than 6 feet away. -Close your eyes and make a slight massage of the eyelids. For more information please consult your specialist Nerjavisión Optics Carmen Arrabal Chaves. If your car needs repairing or you want to have is spray painted, visit Arturo at artucolor for the best price and service. Artucolor is a general mechanics workshop offering car body repairs and body painting. Come and meet the friendly new team at The Sportsman Bar, El Zoco Nerja. Under New Management. Great food, Great beer, Great sport, Great Company! Food served, new all day and evening menu. Open Monday - Friday 6.30pm till late, Saturday midday till 10pm and Sunday midday till midnight. Call: 952 524 284

HEARING CENTRE / OPTICIANS Come and you will see!! avda. Pescia, 18 - 952 52 58 76 - 29780 Nerja (Malaga) nuevaopticanerja@gmail.com

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Open every evening 7pm - late

...for that memorable evening out

Garden terrace open

Celebrate special occasions with us Calle Cristo 42-44, NERJA Tel: 952 524 297 or 952 521 639 Mobile: 605 110 307

ELECTrONiC CigarETTES whaT ThEY giVE YOU TrY FOr FrEE - Health advantages - Contain no noxious substances - Very economical - No after smell in house or clothes - No bad breath or stained teeth - No fire risk

C/ Castilla Perez, 15 NErJa Tel: 669 576 427 Email: charo_carinana@hotmail.es


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hypno-Therapeutiques - Want help to clear up painful emotions from the past such as; Anger, Sadness, Hurt, Fear and Guilt? MarionDias (BSc Clinical Hypnosis) can help you. Marion uses a combination of therapeutic interventions drawn from Hypnosis, NLP, Time Line Therapy™ and energy healing. Marion specialises in cancer counselling and helping with overcoming depression. We run I day workshops in Nerja for: Stop Smoking, Self-Healing and Reduce Anxiety scheduled for 2nd - 3rd November 2013 at the Balcon De Europa Hotel. Contact: marion@hypno-therapeutiques.co.uk . Taste of india, A well established and very popular Tandoori restaurant. Raju has been providing the finest Indian cuisine for many years and his kitchen staff are all very experienced. The restaurant is open every evening from 19.00-23.00 and also offers the full menu for take-away with 10% discount, 952 520 043. If you like Indian food you will not be disappointed and Raju and his team are looking forward to seeing you. Clinica Veterinaria almijara For all your pets veterinary needs, services including in clinic consultations, X rays, Blood tests, Analysis, Teeth cleaning, Surgery and home visits. 24 hour emergency service- 656 825 319. English, Spanish, German, French and Czech speaking. Dog & Cat Grooming. Stockiest for Specific, Royal Canin and other brand names for dog and cat food. Website: veterinariosnerjamalaga.com. Open Monday-Friday 10.00-13.30, 17.30-20.30, Saturday 10.00-13.30.You can call the Clinic on 95 252 1507 for further information. BakUS, Stylish restaurante-bistro at the end of Carabeo, with beautiful sea views from the terrace. Large selection of salads, traditional meat and fish dishes, daily speciality menu, tapas at the bar. C/Prol.Hernando de Carabeo 2, Nerja, 952 527 179 / 607 252 262. Ciga-electric, The decision to make the switch from tobacco to a smoking alternative is usually one of the best decisions that a smoker can make. These products are considered to be healthier because the vapor produced is simply water vapor and just used to bring out the particular flavor of the e-liquid in the device, in a range of different flavours, you can smoke anywhere and the vaping products that we sell are also much cheaper than the cost of buying nicotine in other forms such as tobacco. Come and try a tester, C/ castilla Perez, 15, Nerja, 669 576 427. Locked yourself out of your house or having lock problems? Call the 24 hour emergency locksmith, a fully qualified UK C&G tradesman. Or, simply call to book an appointment.

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Nerja rodeo. Ever wanted to have a go at trying to ride a Rodeo? Well now you can, based outside Rafters Rastro in C/Antonio Milon, Nerja. Available to hire for private parties, functions and events. Call 697 276 230 rosi Laundry Services, water and dry cleaning. Offering a home delivery service and also sewing alterations. Tel: Rosa 637 889 067 C/Frigiliana, 4, Nerja. The beautiful garden terrace is now open at haveli – Nerja´s premier Indian restaurant. Dine under the stars & make it an unforgettable experience. Celebrate a special evening, a birthday party or an anniversary with friends & family. We accommodate large groups. Our extensive menu features many popular dishes as well as our chef´s own creations. Flavours of authentic Indian cuisine combined with warm hospitality makes Haveli the ideal venue for all your memorable occasions. Please call 952524297 or 605110307 to reserve, or Email us at havelinerja@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you! WOW this year is flying... thanks for the fantastic support from local expats & locals, owners, return holidaymakers and new ones, it’s been a great year. Touch wood it stays that way and next year is better still, fingers crossed. At Olas we will be starting our "winter season" monthly Olas Charity quiz nights on Saturday 12th of October with a 8.30pm start. We have over the past 3 years raised within region of 4,000€ for charity so hopefully this year will be no different. Our nominated charities are; The Bobby Moore Fund for research into bowl cancer and Help for Hero's charities. We will also as always be raising money for our local charities here in Nerja including the Donkey sanctuary and other needy funds. Teams of 4 this year will be the rule and our quiz as always will include the famous half time buffet and fun all night as always. The entry will be 4€ per person & a cash prize, we will have various rounds and all levels catered for! The pool league starts in October, every Thursday night from the 3rd players always welcome to join our team the bigger the better. We have Champions league football on the Tue 1st, Wed 2nd, Tue 22nd & Wed 23rd with the Europa cup on Thur 3rd & 24th. Golf; the Presidents Cup 3rd -5th Oct. The Korean F1 GP Sun 7th, The Japenese F1 GP Sun 13th,The Indian F1 GP Sun 27th. World cup qualifiers England v Montenegro Fri 11th, England v Poland Wed 15th, pop in and book a seat! Need to win these games to guarantee qualification for the Brazil world cup in 2014. We will show as many internationals as possible from all the games shown over that period please keep an eye on the boards out side the bar. Sunday Roasts returns to Olas with a complementary homemade soup starter at least 3 different meats to choose from. So book to enjoy. Available from 12 noon till 7pm every Sunday served with fresh veg, roast & mashed potato, stuffing, gravy & sauces. Thur 17th Oct start of FIFA U17 World Cup, Sat 26th Oct start of Rugby League World Cup until 30th Nov. We plan somewhere in the month to have one of our special charity race nights. We will show date on facebook & on the boards outside the bar. We plan to as every year in the past 3 have our annual charity pool competition on Sat 16th Nov, last year we had 64 entrants as in the previous 3 years it would be great to replicate that prize money will be guaranteed at 200€ to the winner 100 to 2nd 75€ 3rd 25€ 4th entry will be 10€ per person. Look forward to it in advance any questions please call Dean 666118602 or call in the bar, all the best Team Olas x Dentadanés Dental Clinic offer top-quality Scandinavian dental care at competitive prices-a successful concept that has been used since the clinic was established in Maro (Nerja) in 1991. We have two Danish dentists (one female, one male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at www.dentadanes.com for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to and pictures of the clinic. Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German, Spanish, French & Italian. Tel: 952 52 96 66.

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For probably the finest day out on the Costa Tropical, a trip on the good ship the Optimist is a must before Winter sets in.... Still sailing this month, after a busy summer, the Optimist has taken thousands of passengers on leisure cruises around the Costa Tropical seas this past few years. Priced from just 45€ per person, inclusive of chilled bubbly, fresh fruit and nibbles on departure, beers and wines throughout the trip and a plentiful and varied gourmet buffet meal served at anchor. For a unique sailing experience, a chance to view the spectacular coastline and maybe spot some dolphins a trip aboard the ‘Optimist’ is a great value indulgence indeed. See main advert on page 15

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Halloween Facts Because the movie Halloween (1978) was on such a tight budget, they had to use the cheapest mask they could find for the character Michael Meyers, which turned out to be a William Shatner Star Trek mask. Shatner initially didn’t know the mask was in his likeness, but when he found out years later, he said he was honored. Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas in the US. The word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning “wise woman.” In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings, or sabbats, on Halloween night. Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween. Fifty percent of kids prefer to receive chocolate candy for Halloween, compared with 24% who prefer non-chocolate candy and 10% who preferred gum.

The owl is a popular Halloween image. In Medieval Europe, owls were thought to be witches, and to hear an owl's call meant someone was about to die. The largest pumpkin ever measured was grown by Norm Craven, who broke the world record in 1993 with a 836lb. pumpkin. Black and orange are typically associated with Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and endurance and, along with brown and gold, stands for the harvest and autumn. Black is typically a symbol of death and darkness and acts as a reminder that Halloween once was a festival that marked the boundaries between life and death. The Village Halloween parade in New York City is the largest Halloween parade in the United StatesThe parade includes 50,000 participants and draws over 2 million spectators.

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Halloween Fun Want to have fun or create a good scare? Halloween is not only for treats, it's for tricks too. We've got some good ideas for pranks and jokes here that are sure to get a surprised reaction. Funny or not, we focus on pranks that are not destructive to anyone's property or well-being - it's just not cool. Dress up as though you are the inanimate Halloween Decor for your lawn. Example: scarecrow, Frankenstein, etc. Be as still as you can. When someone walks by, jump out and scare the heck out of them. Another idea is to lay flat on the lawn, pretending to be in a grave marked with a tombstone. Imagine their surprise when you rise from the dead! Get dressed up, knock on door. When person answers, put candy into his bowl. Visit friends' houses and write on the mirror with your finger, delivering a scary message such as "I'm watching you!" Breathe on the mirror and you can see your words. Let it dry naturally. When your friend takes a shower, the

words will appear again when the mirror fogs up. Give away fake, plastic turds for treats. you are unrecognisable.

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Join a group of trick-or-treaters, preferably some you know. It will drive them nuts not knowing who you are. Decorate your yard with all things superstitious. Ladder, black cat, broken mirror, crows. Put the number 13 on your door. Dress up in a hospital gown and walk around at night saying "They think I'm crazy, but I'm not. They deserved to die. They can't take me back, etc, etc." Traditional, ring doorbell and run.

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Freshly prepared breakfasts snacks, light lunches and evening meals available “Just the Best” Sunday Roast, from 1pm Bookings advisable

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The world's termites outweigh humans.

Scientists have determined that fungi is more closely related to human beings than other plants.

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The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

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Dangerous Dogs Dog Laws in Andalucia bought to us by Tina from Happy Hounds. Before taking on the responsibility of a dog it is worth consulting your vet and the laws on keeping certain breeds of dog. Some dogs are abandoned because the owners did not know of the newer, stricter laws in Andalucia that govern ownership of potentially dangerous animals. These laws target certain breeds and cross breeds of dog including Rottweiler, Doberman, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pit Bull Terrier, Akita, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasileiro and Tosa Inu. In addition, dogs with one or more characteristics of these breeds such as strong musculature; a deep chest with a height over 50cm and weighing more than 20 kilos; large square head with wide skull and strong jaws; short hair (it really says this); broad, short and muscled neck; etc. may also be classified as potentially dangerous. And finally, a dog with a history of aggression towards humans or other animals also falls into this category and the owner must comply with the following requirements, your dog only needs to show potential aggression to be considered dangerous.

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Anyone who owns a potentially dangerous dog must have proof of identity (passport or residence card), proof of no criminal record; a doctor’s report stating they are physically and mentally fit to handle such a dog; proof of full vaccinations and microchip; proof the dog has completed a training course and liability insurance for at least 175,000€. Once all these requirements are met the owner must apply for a special license and register the animal with the town hall annually. Furthermore, whenever the owner takes the dog out it must be on a short leash (maximum length of 1 metre), no extendable leads, it must wear a muzzle at all times, the owner must carry the license and registration paperwork with them, and the animal cannot enter a recreational area such as a park, beach or playground. The truth is that any breed of dog has the capacity to be dangerous, and it is down to the owners to understand their dog and see the signs if there dog is showing any aggression towards people or other animals. If you have a topic that you would like covered or a specific question please email Tina on thesentinellachristina@gmail.com

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Three Cautionary Tales Following on from last month about how people try to cheat us all, third and final senario number three. Last month (x) called Mr. Smith, in the UK went into a Chinese restaurant to pick up an order that he had telephoned. Mr. Smith paid by using his Visa Card which, of course, is linked directly to his current Account. The young man behind the counter took his card, swiped it, then laid it on the counter as he waited for it to clear, which is a pretty standard procedure. While he waited, he picked up his mobile phone and started dialling. Mr. Smith just noticed the phone because it is the same model his daughter uses, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Then he heard the click that sounds like her phone sounds when she takes a picture. He then gave me back my card but kept the phone in his hand as if he was still pressing buttons. Meanwhile, Mr. Smith was thinking: I wonder what he is taking a picture of, oblivious at the time to what he was really doing.

It then dawned on Mr. Smith: the only thing there was my credit card, so now he started paying much closer attention... He set his phone on the counter, leaving it open. About five seconds later, he heard the chime that indicated the picture has been saved. Mr. Smith was standing there struggling with the fact that this boy just took a picture of his credit card. He didn't say anything to him as the consequences had still not dawned on him. Yes, he had done it so smoothly, because if his daughter had not had the same kind of phone, he probably would never have realised what happened. Needless to say, he immediately walked to the bank and cancelled that card.. Just be aware of your surroundings at all times. Whenever you are using your credit card take caution and don't be careless. Notice who is standing near you and what they are doing when you use your card. Never let your card out of your sight!

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Helping Axarquia - Some Good News! Self-Employed people over the age of 30 will also pay a “flat rate”. The Spanish Ministry of Employment will extend the 50€ flat rate for new self-employed people over the age of 30 years old in the draft law on Supporting Measures for Entrepreneurs and Internationalisation. This supporting measure, revealed by the Spanish newspaper ABC, was formerly applied only to young people under the age of 30. Now this limit will be lifted and social security contri-

butions for self-employed people will be fixed at 50€ for the first six months of activity and 125€ for the following six months. The normal contributions are fixed at 250€ per month; therefore, this “means 2,000€ savings per year”. The information provided in this article is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues. Any question please call 952 55 82 28 or email: info@helpingaxarquia.com or follow us on facebook - facebook.com/helpingaxarquia. See main advert on page 81

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New Mum In Town - It’s Peppa Time New Mum In Town - Back to school; sort of It's September, and autumn is upon us... in some parts of Spain perhaps! Here in Almuñecar, it is still glorious sunshine and hot hot hot; we are still swimming in the sea! Little Jazmin is growing up fast. She has added to her Spanglish list of vocabulary, and her new favourite games are 'Mami, where are you...??' and 'night' (night sounds great, but that is her tucking her teddies into bed, not tucking herself in). In the Nightgarden has become the main evening TV, but Peppa is still up there! Joy! However, she is becoming a little madam. Everything she sees she wants and everything is hers -- like mother like daughter perhaps!) This is apparently normal, but I do not like it that when her friend comes over, Jazmin gets so anxious and territorial over her toys. She hits, pushes, snatches, screams...big tantrums! NOOOOOOOOOOOO...too young for that, surely! I know we Mums shouldn’t compare, but it's so hard when her friend is not like that at all -- just influenced by Jazmin I'm sure. The playdates were becoming quite stressful for both babies and Mummies, so Jazmin is going back to nursery. I love my baby girl, and we spend our time singing, playing and learning, but she does need more stimulation (and a chance to be a little less clingy to Mum) so here's hoping that nursery has the answer. Another bonus is that at nursery, sharing is a must! It will only be a couple of hours each day; it will do her good….. it will...it will...(Mami's new mantra.) YAHOO! We have survived the back to nursery week! At first Miss J was not sure at all, but as soon as she saw good old Dora the Explorer lying on the floor, she leaped out of my arms and claimed it as hers...'Mami, Dora Dora!!' was all I heard. I stayed with her for a bit, to help her feel secure, then I left. Whilst Jazmin was 'adapting' I kept myself occupied (and hot) in town. The time just flew by and before I knew it, I was back at the nursery to pick her up. I couldn't wait to see her, and I was preparing myself for a tear-stained, puffy face (Jazmin's, not mine), but...o...little J didn't even notice me! WHAT? It took her 10 minutes to realise that Mami was there. Positive start to adapting and interacting with other children me thinks.

However, when she did clap eyes on me, my heart (and eyes) filled with raw emotion as she dropped everything, ran like Forrest Gump and gave me the biggest cuddle and besito! I put on a tough Mum face, swallowed the lump that had started to form in my throat, smiled and just squeezed her back - aww, my little baby is growing up! Another bonus has been that Jazmin gets home, eats her lunch like there is no tomorrow (which has been a real battle recently), and sleeps a good siesta. Result! What was I worrying about?... Miss J is fine at nursery -- she even wanted to go back in on Friday! Note to self - Jazmin and I are incredibly bonded and she does need me, but she is also fine if I am not around for a little while. Advice to new mums - it is good to try and remember this from time to time, otherwise you could find yourself getting bogged down in Mummy duties and forgetting simple things like laughing, relaxing or taking time out! Another new first...wait for it....Mami (aka me) is going back to work! EEEKK! Find out all about it next month...

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


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We Recommend Argentinian Beef Entrecote 600gr Argentinian Veal Sirloin 300gr Sweet & Sour Duck Breast with Mushrooms Iberian Pork Sirloin with Bellotas Wine Sauce Rabbit in Genovesa Sauce Iberian Pork Albanico of Bellotas Iberian Pork Pluma of Bellotas Fillet of Ostrich in American Sauce Frogs Legs in Green Sauce Crocodile Sirloin Fillet of Pheasant 150gr


Padre Pio Restaurant / Bar Hello my friends and clients I have great satisfaction in telling you that summer is over and for us is a time of the year when working is very difficult in many ways. First because it is very hot and because our family doesn't like the high temperatures. In spite of the fact that it doesn't seem true, the chef comes from a hot country (Brazil) and likes the cold a lot. We were on holiday for a few days and they seemed very short but at the same time very long. I'm going to explain why. We went to Italy to visit our second family and were very busy. We managed to rest just enough to think about our "Gourmet Corner" in Spain. We met an old friend from the 5th land in Italy and over a glass of wine we spoke a little about our restaurant in Spain and about our cooking and clients. Comparing all this we have developed a second menu fundamentally based on the tastes of our clients and those of the 5th land known as Genova, like a variety of filled pasta. For example; Noodles with Black Cuttlefish, Black and White Ravioli, Tortellini filled with Nettles and Cottage Cheese, etc. Argentinian meat - Sirloin and Entrecote From the countryside: Rabbit, Acorn Fed Pig (pork) From Africa: Ostrich From Australia: Crocodile, Frog, etc. From France: Duck with Orange Sauce Well, we have chosen an exotic menu. My husband told me I had gone mad. The end result was positive since I did it with a lot of Love and Fantasy. We want you to come and try what you still haven't tried. All the dishes are made with products that are 100% natural and fresh.

Thanks for your trust - Nay Reservations: 951 237 899 / 633 701 449 / 622 775 080 Padre Pio. Taberna Restaurante Email: padrepio971@gmail.com El Copo, Paseo Maritimo de Levante, Torre del Mar See us on Tripadvisor


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Restaurante El Pilón - Cómpeta Restaurante El Pilón, nestled into cliffs in the centre of Cómpeta, is the number one restaurant in town. It has received the Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for 2012 and 2013, the only eatery to achieve this. It offers a wide-ranging menu which offers a fusion of Spanish and international dishes using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. In addition, there is an excellent selection of vegetarian and gluten-free choices as well as special menu for children. The extensive wine list is exclusive to Restaurante El Pilón, and all dishes are freshly cooked to order. Restaurante El Pilón has an upper terrace which is open to the evening sun for most of the year and enclosed with glass in the winter months, offering unparalleled views across the Axarquia mountains and the Mediterranean sea. On the lower level, the main restaurant is built into the rock foundations of Cómpeta, and was a carpenter’s workshop for nearly 150 years. In the winter months there is a welcoming log fire to keep guests warm and cosy.

From November to April, there is also a fantastic range of entertainment, including monthly showings of opera and ballet on the big screen. The proprietors also bring in the best local acoustic singers from the community to ensure that winter dining is accompanied by beautiful music. The cocktail bar is open in the winter months, offering a great range of specialty cocktails, with happy hour specials throughout the year. The cocktail bar also offers a special bar snack menu. On autumn and winter Sundays, there is a special fixed price lunch, including the best traditional Sunday roasts with all the trimmings. The drive up to Cómpeta offers breathtaking views and the village has a good range of hotels at great rates if you wish to take an overnight or weekend break. See the website for further details at www.restaurantelpilon.com or take a look at the facebook page. Restaurante El Pilón offers great food and a warm welcome. For directions or reservations, please contact +34 952 553 512

Restaurante El Pilón C/Laberinto 3, Cómpeta, Malaga (+34) 952 553 512

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Faceless Do you ever look at your wife’s face when you make love?

Why anger?

I did once and saw the anger in her face

Because she was watching from the window !

TRAPICHE MARKET

Every Tuesday 9.30am - 1.30pm

Come and enjoy a cool relaxing morning at Los Jardines del Trapiche, THE nicest market venue on the Costa. EASY PARKING Outside courtyard and air conditioned function room full of fabulous stalls offering something for everyone. Browse at your leisure and enjoy a coffee in the beautiful shadey gardens Take the A-272 turning onto the Velez-Malaga road A-356. Turn off at El Cruce restaurant towards Benamargosa. Over the roundabout and we are on the left just before the private airfield

Call Anita on: 627 877 164


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Riogordo Restaurant Has Re-Opened! Yes, you will all be pleased to hear that The Lemon Tree Restaurant in Riogordo has reopened its doors. Di and Jan re-opened this quaint international bar/restaurant on the 2nd August this year and yes, before you are left wondering, are they continuing with the Lemon Trees famous Sunday Roasts? The answer is.. yes! But first let’s meet some of the team from left to right (standing) Di Gilbert, Wednesday Hillier, Caitlin Barrett and Jan Rheinlander.

Sunday from 1pm. Sunday lunches are available from 1pm - 4pm, but you must book in advance. If you enjoy a bit of a party be sure to attend the OktoberFest on Saturday 5th October from 8pm. A great night will be had by all, a fiesta of beers, traditional German food & music!! If you fancy some live music throughout the month then you will not be disappointed, they have live music booked every month. Make a note in your diary, in October will be Guiri on the 19th and in November Radio Gee will be playing on Saturday 16th.

If you are unfamiliar with the Sunday Roasts then let me explain. Order one of the joints for 2 people from a choice of a whole chicken, a leg of lamb, or a joint of beef or pork which are all accompanied with roast potatoes, a selection of 3/4 fresh vegetables, stuffing, yorkshires and all the trimmings. The joints you receive are whole on your table to share amongst your party as you choose and anything that you don’t eat you can take home in a doggie bag!

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They have a main menu too where food is served daily including Asian cuisine and some German specialities and of course starters and puddings for all

Once you have indulged in some dinner then why not enjoy a nice chilled glass of vino or a coffee up on the relaxing chill out terrace, in fact it is the only bar in Riogordo with a terrace! This terrrace can also be hired for private meals or functions. They are open Wednesday from 8pm, Thursday and Friday from 6pm and Saturday and

The Lemon Tree also have pool and football tables and free wifi is also available. If you have liked what you have read and would like the opportunity of winning a Sunday Lunch at The Lemon Tree for 2 people, turn to page 96 and enter The Sentinella’s monthly competition to be in with a chance to win. All you have to do is to guess the building, email: sales@thesentinella.com with the answer, your name and the area you live and you never know you could be sat in The Lemon Tree Restaurant in October enjoying a delicious Sunday Roast mmmmmm!!!

For bookings and further information on forthcoming events call: 634 153 256 / 690 310 591 / 951 204 176 or email: jancolmenar@hotmail.com or rdtours@hotmail.com Facebook Page The Lemon Tree Facebook Group The Lemon Tree Riogordo


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The humble cucumber has a host of secrets which not only benefit your health and good looks, but also help around the home and garden as well. The cucumber is cooler than you think! The photochemical in cucumbers makes the collagen in your skin tighten, thus decreases puffiness. You can also rub a cucumber on a problematic spot of cellulite anywhere on your body to lessen the visibility of it. Cucumber has the same effect on wrinkles too. Cucumbers are high in B vitamins, sugar and electrolytes, and they replenish the nutrients missing in your body to help you avoid a hangover or to beat that headache that’s been threatening to take over. Take a slice of cucumber and put it on the roof of your mouth. Hold it there with your tongue for 30 seconds. The photochemical that you love for cellulite and puff reduction will also kill the bacteria that causes bad breath. If you’re feeling tired in the afternoon, grab a cucumber. There are just enough carbohydrates and B vitamins to give you a longer-lasting and healthier boost of energy than soda, coffee, or those health hazard energy drinks. You can also eat cucumber as a healthy choice when the munchies hit. For a frugal facial, slice up a cucumber and boil it in a pot of water. The chemicals inside the cucumber will mix with the steam. Remove the pot from heat and lean over it, letting the steam hit you. Your skin will be more radiant and healthy, and you will feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Do you get annoyed when you get out of the shower and you have to fight the fog on the mirror? Try rubbing a slice of cucumber on the mirror before you hop in and not only will you get a fog-free mirror, but you’ll have a nice

smell that will boost your mood. Sometimes sun block doesn’t always protect as it should. Rub some cucumber on burnt areas -- many doctors even use cucumber to treat patients with irritated skin and sunburns. Cucumber has been long used to treat high blood pressure. There is also ongoing research into the use of cucumbers for lowering cholesterol. The seeds of a cucumber are a diuretic. If you’re constipated, try eating a cucumber. If you suffer from chronic constipation, add cucumber to your daily diet. And finally....cucumber has a variety of uses around the home. Did you know you can get rid of a squeak by rubbing a cucumber on a creaky hinge? You can also use an unpeeled cucumber to rub the crayon off walls, to erase a pen mistake – and even remove tarnish from stainless steel.


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Readers Writes

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Hi Kami, Today we had lunch at La Tasca in Torre del Mar, and just to let you know it was excellent. I had chicken chargrilled with salad and garlic bread, my husband had chicken with serrano ham and cheese, both dishes were so tasty. We would definitely recommend. Joe gave us a warm welcome and the service was good. Thanks very much. Email received from Moira and Tony from Caleta de Velez who were the winners of the July “Name the Building� competition. If you would like to enter our monthly competition turn to page 54 for details.

Due to a power outage, only one paramedic responded to a call. The house was very dark so the paramedic asked Kathleen, a 3-yr old girl to hold a torch high over her Mummy so he could see while he helped deliver the baby. Very diligently, Kathleen did as she was asked. Heidi pushed and pushed and after a little while, Chloe was born. The paramedic lifted her by her little feet and spanked her on her bottom. Chloe began to cry. The paramedic then thanked Kathleen for her help and asked the wide-eyed 3-yr old what she thought about what she had just witnessed. Kathleen quickly responded, "She shouldn't have crawled in there in the first place....Smack her bottom again!"


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Torre Del Mar

At 28 kilometres east of Málaga you will find this charming sea-side resort that is part of the scenic Axarquía route of sun and avocado. The main crop of this area used to be sugar cane and the few fields that still lead down from the coast road to the sea shore are testament to this. However, in this ever changing and financially material world we live in the farmers find that crops such as mangoes and avocadoes are much more economically friendly! One of the few remaining Osborne Bulls looms over the town from its high position above the naturist beach at Almayate where the river divides the two towns and spews water and other things onto the beach after heavy rainfall! Sugar cane was introduced to the area in the 10th century by the Muslims and a Coruña Zagra named Ramon built the first industrial manufacture of sugar cane in Torre del Mar on the site of an old mill. The Factory, (Ingenio Azucarero) called Nuestra Señora del Carmen de Torre del Mar, was active in 1991 and went through several owners. The chimneys and sugar mill are still standing today and can be seen in the middle of the town. If you love peace and quiet the two days of the year to avoid visiting this bustling town are its main festivals where the place is heaving. These are July 26th for the feast day of its patron saints, Santiago and Santa Ana and of course the eve of the feast of the Virgin del Carmen on July 15th when everyone camps out on the beaches, lighting bonfires and jump-

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ing over them three times to cleanse and purify their souls before dipping into the sea at midnight to bring good luck for the coming year and wash away any lurking evil spirits. Like many areas in the Axarquía, Torre del Mar dates back to the Carthaginians, Phoenician, and Roman times and was used as a main port in the 10th century when the town was called Miraya Ballis! In the 15th century there was a castle that defended attacks from pirates and foreigners. It takes its new name, Tower of the Sea, from the many watchtowers that were all along its coastline during Roman and Moorish times. In the 19th century it was made up of four distinct Barrios or quarters, Barrio del Castillo, Barrio de la Viña, Barrio de la Parroquia and Casas Nuevas. In the beginning of the 20th century it had a train station and few spa´s and the town rather than defending against foreigners actively sought them out but it wasn´t until the 1960´s that tourism really came to town, when beach promenades and large avenues were built to accommodate them and infrastructures like hotels were built to keep them staying on! There was a new tram line linking the towns of Vélez-Málaga to Torre del Mar but sadly it is no longer in use due to the financial crisis! There is a street market right down by the beach open every evening until 3 am during the summer and a day market every Thursday. Torre del Mar is a fun place for old and young alike with plenty of ice-cream parlours to tempt even the most jaded of pallets!

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Teachings from the Light: Letting Go By Keidi Keating A few months after The Light had launched into the world, I felt a little lost about what to do next. Why had God guided me to bringing out this book? Was that it? Was that all I had to do and now it was out there, I would go back to wondering what I was here for? I expressed my feelings of frustration to a friend, who looked at me and smiled with a knowing spark in her eyes. “Follow that which comes unsought,” she said to me. She explained that I could try to make any number of things happen, but that the things with the real power happen spontaneously, because they’re meant to. This made me think about how a tree is formed. Someone plants a seed and then the tree effortlessly grows, complete with branches, leaves and finally the succulent and delicious fruits. I knew that meant I had to take a step back and not try and force anything to happen, but rather by letting go of any expectations or outcomes, I would allow it to thrive naturally in Divine timing. And so I did. It was perfect timing as I was about to take a trip back to the UK to visit a friend who I hadn’t seen for several years. That’s when I received two emails in the space of one week inviting me to come and speak at different events. “Speaking? I hadn’t even considered that before. But God, if that’s what you want me to do, then who am I to say no!” and so I replied with a, “Yes, I’d love to come and speak to your audience.” The future was set and I was about to discover a hidden talent that I didn’t even know I had! From this incident I learned that forcing anything never works. We’ve all had the experience of trying to force someone to see our point of view or forcing a child to behave in a certain, preferred way. Rarely does that tactic work, as when someone pushes against your hands, the natural reaction is to push right back. The same happens with the Universe. Push and you’ll meet with resistance. By letting go you’ll allow the energy to flow!


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$$$ Share’oscope $$$ Recipe Of The Month Mediterranean Chicken 4 chicken breasts, no skin 2 tbs oil 2 onions, peeled and chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cans chopped tomatoes Good glug white wine 3 different coloured peppers, roughly chopped and seeds removed Jar olives in brine, drained 2 tsp sugar 1 tbsp tomato puree more if needed Method: 1. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces, heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the chicken and fry until browned on all sides. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. 2. Fry the onions and garlic until soft, add the chopped tomatoes and return the chicken to the pan. Add the wine and bring to the boil, reduce heat cover the pan and gently simmer for 30-45 minutes. 3. Add the peppers, olives and sugar cook for a further 15 minutes. Adjust the thickness with the tomato puree. Season to taste and serve with boiled rice.

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Who are these people...? ....and what are they doing here?” were the words on the lips of puzzled customers at the Niza café in Velez Malaga on the morning of 5th Sept, when prospective members of Axarquia’s new choir, “Coral Bel Canto” gathered to meet their new conductor, Manolo Sanchidrián. 24 men and women of 7 different nationalities were enjoying drinks and churros and chatting to new friends in a variety of languages. They were then taken to the beautiful XVI century church of the Convent of Las Claras, with its stunning interior and high domed roof. Manolo took them through some warming-up exercises and explained how to intonate their voices to improve their singing. Then followed the choir learning a new piece in Latin by a 17th century composer, Antonio Lotti, as well as singing “Esta Tierra”, a much loved Spanish piece, and finishing with “Canticorum Jubilo” by Handel which is well-known in its English version, “Thine be the Glory”. A good time was had by all and “Coral Bel Canto” was truly launched. Bel Canto will be meeting at Las Claras every Thurs at 11am. New members will always be made welcome. For info call 618 379 290 (English) or 630 520 581 (Spanish)


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I Did Not Know This... Take care when drinking!

When you drink vodka over ice, it can give you kidney failure. When you drink rum over ice, it can give you liver failure. When you drink whiskey over ice, it can give you heart problems. When you drink gin over ice, it can give you brain problems. Apparently, ice is really bad for you. Warn all your friends!

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role in Quentin’s film Pulp Fiction revived his flagging acting career. Known for his temper, Quentin got into a public disagreement with director Oliver Stone. Stone directedN atural Born Killers (1994) and rewrote parts of Quentin’s script. Enraged by the rewrites, Quentin fought to have his name taken off the film. In a related incident, Quentin slapped one of the producers of Natural Born Killers when he ran into him at Los Angeles restaurant. Quentin has written, acted in, directed or produced more than 20 films During the filming of Pulp Fiction, Quentin promised Uma Thurman that he would write a script as a birthday present for her – this was ‘Kill Bill.’ Initially he said that he would get it done two weeks, but it actually took over a year. He originally wanted Warren Beatty for the titular "Bill," but he then moved on to David Carradine from the television series Kung Fu. He had a long-term relationship with actress Mira Sorvino, but said he would always put his career above his personal life. He has never been married and has no children. All his films have reference to the Netherlands. Madonna – who is the main subject of the opening dialogue in Reservoir Dogs – said on US TV that she ‘liked the film a lot’. He is obsessed with female feet, and will try to have as many shots as possible of the feet of the actresses (and even extras) in his movies. Actresses who have shown their feet in Tarantino movies include Uma Thurman, Angela Jones, Jennifer Beals, Bridget Fonda, Lucy Liu, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Rosario Dawson, and Zoe Bell.


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October Special - Every Thursday night British Mixed Grill for 2 plus a bottle of wine - 22€ Saturday 19th October - Live Music Dinner/Dance Delicious 3 course menu - 10€

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...Trivia 1. In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes... when you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. That's where the phrase, "good night, sleep tight" came from. 2. The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards." 3. A 10 foot tall emu was spotted walking the streets of New York in 1973, it had accidently escaped from a circus that specialised in large exotic birds. When police questioned the circus owners they responded saying "George was constipated, so we thought a run around the grounds may help him feel better" Police fined the circus 25 dollars, and 5 months later a bi-law was passed stating that all emus within New York City must be on a leash.

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s e p o c s Horo by Juanita Banana of www.AbsoluteAxarquia.com ARIES: March 21-April 20 New and important opportunities arise for Arians in October this year, breaking routines and bringing benefits that will last way into the future. Don´t hold back from expressing your opinions which are truly valued by close friends and family TAURUS: April 21-May 21 A burst of heightened creativity makes this a great time for Taureans to tackle major projects, new and old, and to solve any problems of concern. Your time to shine and act with optimism and confidence GEMINI: May 22-June 21 If facing a dispute during October, exercise restraint, yet stand firm, and you´ll come out tops. A favourable time to clarify priorities, organise your time, and achieve the goals that beckon CANCER: June 22-July 22 Work will be rewarding this month but beware of disappointments and setbacks in relationships. Decisions made with the heart may not bring expected results

LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 Tune in to your inner wisdom, understanding and intellect and protect yourself from potential wrong decisions. This is not a good time for Librans to travel, make changes or form new friendships. Consolidate that which is already fabulous in your life SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 Play pretty Scorpio or you may trip over your own sting! Follow the path of justice, order and common sense, recognising your lucid inner strength to clear obstacles and make adjustments SAGITTARIUS: November 22 December 21 Sagittarians face a month of confusion and tangles. Carefully plan objectives, then you can and you will overcome. Don´t let this temporary period bring you down! CAPRICORN: December 22 January 20 From the second week of October onwards, this is a further period in which Capricorns can cultivate spiritual growth and evolve on a personal level. Any training or education commenced at this time will bring wonderful and satisfying results

LEO: July 23-August 23 Anything Leos take on in October will be inventive, innovative and without mishap. Challenge and take on new technologies and you will reap consequential abundant and prosperous reward

AQUARIUS: January 21-February 19 Aquarians will need to moderate anger, impatience and frustration this month. Try to stay calm and summons a more flexible attitude in relationships and work

VIRGO: August 24-September 22 Following heart wrenching decisions last month, October is a favourable period all round for Virgo and an especially good time to find balance and renewed physical energy. Make plans with friends and enjoy some outdoor activities

PISCES: February 20-March 20 Pisceans can look forward to a happy period of fulfillment in love and relationships. Everything you undertake will bring beauty and outstanding results into your life and those around you. Recreational activities taken together will further strengthen bonds. Enjoy!

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Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. 682 502 870 Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Bingo Quiz night with a difference. Quiz mixed with Bingo!! from 8.30pm with cash prizes. Now hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call 952544362 Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, 10am 1.30pm Puente don Manuel. Nerja History Group meets the first Friday of each month at the Cultural Centre, Calle Granada, Nerja at 11.30. For more information, contact Jill Christian-Smith on: 952 538 526 664 760 405 Oct 12

Vinuela Ecological Farmers Market Opp. the Pharmacy. 1st & 3rd Sat each month. 10.30-14.30. Fresh Handmade organic produce. Fruit & Veg, Cakes, Chutney & Jams, Sweets, Tarts, Bread, Pasta & Fresh Sauces, Mustards, Olive Pate, Natural Soap, Fertilizer, etc POCAPECUNIA, the Charity shop in aid of the Love A Child Foundation, has reformed the shop and is twice as big now. We are still always in need of clothes, household items, paperbacks, CD's and DVD's. Opening hours: Mon-Sat from 10am to 1.30pm. Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja (between the Parador and Hotel Villa Flamenca). Every Wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am-1pm, 10E includes refreshments and home made cake! See advert on this page. Every Thursday Arts & Crafts classes at La vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am1pm. Lively informal group covering a huge range of arts & crafts. 10€ refreshments & home made cake included. See advert on this page. La Vaqueria Theme Night - Every last Sat of the month. This month a Medieval banquet Sat 26th. 10€ Reservations Tel: 952 517 273. Mosaic day Sat 5th Oct. Every first Sat of the month La Vaqueria has a mosaics day for all levels. 3pm - 7pm costs 20€ with materials & meal incl. Call: 952 517 273. Every Friday La Vaqueria Vegetarian Supper with free clothes swap and book exchange. Enjoy an informal supper of tasty vegetarian food with good company. 7.30pm for reservations call 952 51 7273 or email: studio.20lavaqueria@hotmail.com CardioDance: Learn to Salsa, Cha Cha, Swing, Hustle. Dance Classes: Also includes Rumba, Sal Cha & Choreographed Routines Keep Fit Classes with or without weights.Your Heart, Your Life, Your Choice. Almeria to Estepona. Hugh Grant 606086300 hughgrant@tiscali.co.uk 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 Shortmat Bowls in Nerja have relocated to the lower salon of Villa Flamenca Hotel, C/Andalucia, Nerja. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com The next meeting of the FHT Axarquia Therapist's Support Group will be on Wednesday November 27th at the Camping Bar Restaurant, Vinuela at 7.30pm when Eileen Roberts will present a talk on Colonic Irrigation. Further information can be obtained from Jenny Wright at jennywright04@gmail.com.


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Dates For The Diary The Trapiche Social Club meets every Wed at 12 noon until 2pm at the Trapiche Restaurant, just off the A356 Velez-Malaga to La Vinuela. The Restaurant/Bar has ample parking and is an ideal place to meet friends. Our weekly Wed meetings are an ideal place to meet and make new friends.The first Wed in the month is our regular lunch meeting when we enjoy a 3 course lunch with wine, casera and water for just €8.50. Forth coming events: 2nd October 3 course monthly lunch, October 11th Barn Dance. Dancing to the 'Reel Jiggers' including wine & dinner choice of Pork Chop & Jacket potato or Fish & Chips. An ever popular evening romp, great fun to join in for experts and beginners alike. Price €12.50 p/p To book any of these events please call our booking line 680 764 130 between 10am and 6pm Mon - Sat or visit Trapiche Restaurant any Wed between 12 Noon & 1pm during our regular club meeting. RBL - Nerja We have regular lunches on the 1st Friday of each month at “La Pena Parda “restaurant in La Herradura and at Al Andalus hotel in Maro on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Non members are most welcome and should contact Marilyn on 952526423 (adamsnerja@yahoo.com) or Dave on 654085811 (dgdeepblue@gmail.com) to book, also anyone interested in joining the Legion. Benajarafe International Social Club meet every Monday at 2.30pm at the Esperanza Cafe/Restaurant which is on the coast road at Km 261 in Benajarafe. We are a registered charity raising funds for H4H and another charity of the member's choice. For further details contact Heather on 634979565. Exhibition of Paintographs by Mitch France at Bar Cerezo in Canillas de Albaida, open everyday except Monday. Subject matter: Flamenco dancers and musicians, local character and scenes. Home Gallery also available to view by appointment: Call Mitch on 616 891 473, or email mitchbanjo@hotmail.com www.paintography.es Market alternate Saturdays Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month). RBL - Benajarafe Branch Meet every Friday from 12.30-2.30pm, at the coastal, Puerto Niza restaurant, we enjoy bingo, quizzes, more entertainment & monthly outings, a superb lunch inc. drinks, & we welcome all new and existing RBL members. Tel: 603 879 308 www.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/benajarafe

Phoenix Club meet every Tuesday in the Restaurant above Supersol (nr the Police Stattion) Torre del Mar from 12.00 midday to 1.30pm.For info call Gail 951067723, www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk APARIV dog rescue. Skippy is an energetic and friendly boy. He's got the best tail at the refuge, a long big curl with lots of fur and attitude. Skippy is very happy to give lots of kisses. He loves his walks and is really looking for a nice family so he can give lots of affection. He gets along well with other dogs. If you are interested in adopting or fostering Skippy or any of our dogs please go to our website parivdogrescue@gmail.com or call Lola on 657 219 269


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Royal British Legion Torre del Mar For information on events tel. 663 658 354 We meet every Wed at La Vega Rest Torre Del Mar next to Mercadona Email: rbl-tdm@hotmail.com / www.rbl-torredelmar.org.uk 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 and 3pm-6pm. Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org Web: www.lux-mundi.org Daily Events Mon - Thurs Spanish courses. Mon – Computer Tuition & Wi-Fi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Prayer Group. Half Orange (Widows/Widowers/Singles) Group. Tues ´Espan-Glish´. Wed– Computer Tuition & Wi-Fi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Art Group. Thurs–Bible Study. Fri–Spanish Conversation.Wi-Fi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Coffee Morning Refreshments with a Boutique, Bric-a-brac, preserves books and cards for sale. Library and Tourist Reference Library. 11am–1pm. Mobility Equipment Available: Wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and other mobility aid available on loan. October events & excursions. Saturday 12th–Ecumenical Harvest Blessing at the Centre, all welcome. Time 5.30pm. Thursday 17th Coach trip to Gibraltar. Departure times Algarrobo 6.45am, Caleta 6.50am and Torre Del Mar Bus Station 7.00am, Fuengirola, Feria Ground 8.00am and Bull Ring 8.10am. Tuesday 22nd Come and join Lux Mundi on a coach Excursion to the small ancient Moorish village of Castellar de la Frontera, perched on top of a hill. The rural area is known as Castellar Viejo and is completely surrounded by the walls of its very well preserved Moorish castle. The urban centre consists of a small group of squares and short, narrow and winding streets, typical of Al Andalus. The group will be joined by an English/Spanish speaking guide, who will give you a tour of the Castle, the palace of the Marquis of Moscso and the Almraima Monastery. On a clear day, as well as the surrounding area, Algeciras Bay, the Rock of Gibraltar and the coast of Africa can be seen. After the tour lunch will be taken in the village and after lunch you will board the coach for a short trip down to the coast to visit the Kettal Brewery, who brews 6 English style ales. You will be given a

tour of the brewery, after which there will a tasting of the ales. All the above is included in the price of the ticket and you are able to make a choice of menu when you book. Times of Departure Algarrobo 7am, Caleta 7.10am, Torre del Mar 7.15am, Fuengirola Feria Ground 8.15am and Bull Ring 8.25am, the approximate time of departing the Brewery will be 5pm. For info and bookings Tel: 952 543 334 Vinuela Alcaucin Self-Help Support Group Are you caring for a loved one or family member in Spain who is either disabled or suffering from Dementia and finding it difficult to obtain assistance? Do you want to know how to obtain a personal alarm, a disability card, or even financial assistance? Then, why not join us for an informal coffee morning every Monday morning at 11.30am at Hotel La Vinuela, where we can share our views and experiences on trying to give our loved ones a better quality of life. Our aim is to help ourselves and each other. Ask at Reception for Stella, Mary or Ann.vinuelaselfhelp@gmail.com The "El Valle Asociacion" Based around the Lake Vinuela & surrounding areas. Meets on the first Mon of the month at 7.30pm at the Camping Bar on the side of Lake Vinuela (A356). Or at Billy´s bar near the market at Venta Baja from 11am to 12.30 every Friday The club organises events, trips and social functions. el-valle-asociacion.com Every Wednesday Camping La Vinuela, International & Farmers Market, Directions: Ctra. A-356, Km30, 10am - 3pm. Call 650 380 954. First Market Wednesday 25th September. Annual charity dinner dance on behalf of the Lodge of European Fraternity No 52. Charity Dinner Dance in aid of Lux Mundi registered charity number R2900399C. Saturday 30th November. Hotel Almazara (autovia roundabout Nerja) 7pm to 7.30pm. Drinks and canapés on arrival. Three course meal with a bottle of wine between two. Vegetarian option available. Raffle. Music by the Flying Dolphins. 32.50€ per head. Dress code formal/suit and tie. Tickets - Velez Malaga, Torre Del Mar, Dave White 952 558 677 Mob: 658 565 511. Nerja Gareth Rees 952 522 342 Mob: 654 215 248. GOLF Would you like a game of friendly but competitive golf every Sunday morning? TOGS (possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa) play every Sunday morning at Baviera and welcome new members, whether residents, frequent visitors or holiday makers. Our Society is made up of both male and female, various nationalities, and mixed abilities. For more information email our Captain George Clay at togsgolfsociety@yahoo.com or call 625936814


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What’s O n? Lake Vinuela Social Club We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month from 12.30pm until (approx) 2.30pm followed by lunch at Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel to enjoy social activities and meet like minded friends. We regularly have a quiz, open the box, bingo and a guest speaker. Our aim is to enjoy ourselves and raise money for local and international charities. For further details please contact 676 772 693 or email lake.vinuela@yahoo.co.uk Come and Learn to Dance Ballroom & Latin American Dancing (11 different dances). *New beginners class 8.30-10.30pm (class and practise)*. Improvers, Intermediate classes and private lessons from 7pm or, just come and dance on a large floor 9.0010.30pm. Qualified, v.experienced, patient teachers. Have fun learning or improving! Bar & friendly people. Partner not necessary. Cafeteria Avenida (near Police Station & petrol station) For more info call Eric and Jennifer 95 252 3599 (The Nerja Dance Club) 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 information to nerjaclub@yahoo.com The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: nerjaclub@yahoo.com http://www.americaninternationalclub.com RBL - Los Romanes Branch We now meet on a Monday from 12-2.00pm in the Garden Restaurant, La Vinuela. We are a small branch with a big heart and welcome all. You do not have to be an ex member of the armed forces to either join or visit. Our aim is to have fun whilst making money for the RBL poppy appeal. Information can be obtained from our website www.RBL-Losromanes.org.uk or Margaret Branch Sec. 951066079 Do you live in Axarquia? Do you like to sing but find

yourself singing alone at home or in the car? Would you like to sing with new friends? Why not join us? Bel Canto is a multi-national group from across the region who likes to get together once a week to sing in a variety of musical styles. We meet in Velez Malaga. We have a professional musician to direct us and to help us improve our singing. From time to time, we give public performances, but above all we take pleasure in singing together. All nationalities are welcomed. If you would like to know more all you have to do is give Louise a call on 952 534 173. If you leave a message with your number I will call you back. (For Spanish call Mariángeles on 952 510 173) Rehearsals will start early in Sept. Don’t miss this opportunity to make new friends! Vinuela Market - New International & Country Market, starts Wednesday 25th September, and thereafter every Wednesday 10am. - 3 pm. Great location at Camping Vinuela. Bar Camping next door offering Menu del Dia 7€! - Enjoy the experience of being in the heart of Axarquia and watch the market grow! For more info email: marketcampingbar@gmail.com or telephone 650 380 954. 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 - fund raising, airport runs or fostering - please call Wendy at 660 271 984 or Vera at 680 315 880.

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n o i t a m r Info ...In our own random order! Bus Times Call: 952 540 936 Nerja-Malaga 06:30, 07:30, 08:30 08:55, 10:10, 11:10, 12:25, 13:40, 14:55, 15:55, 17:10, 18:40, 19:40, 20:25 Malaga-Nerja 07:00, 08:15, 09:15, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15; 17:30; 18:45, 20:15, 20:45, 21:30 Expect to pay approx 2.90€ one way and 5.15€ round trip Nerja-Nerja Caves 08:10, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 11:50; 11:55, 12:35, 13:10, 13:35, 14:25, 15:25; 16:40; 18:10, 18:55, 19:30, 20:10 Nerja Caves-Nerja 08:45, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:15, 12:50, 13:30, 14:45. 15:45, 17:00 17:45; 18:30; 19:30; 20:15 Expect to pay approx 0.80€ one way Nerja-Torre see Nerja-Malaga times Torre-Nerja 07:45, 09:00, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15; 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:45, 16:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:30, 21:00, 22:00. Church services in English Services at inglesia de San Miquel (St, Michael's Church) every Sunday at 12 noon (except during May) and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel, Chinasol). There is a short service of Holy Communion Wednesday's at 9.30am in the Church Shop, Calle Malaga, Nerja. Details of how to find the churches are also available in the Church Shop. Priest in Charge: Father Geoff Johnston Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. 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 stgeorgemalaga.org Tel 952 407 050 anglican communion. Torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at 11am, Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). roman Catholic - Torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Saturdays 5pm, (Winter), and 18.00pm. Sunday anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Evangelical - Torre del Mar Evangelical (Presbyterian Church) meets every Sunday for Worship in English at 11.30am in the Picasso Room, Hotel Torremar, (off Paseo Larios) C/ Saladero Viejo 15 Torre del Mar. All welcome. Minister J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel: 952 532 825 or: www.torredelmarchurch.org Torrox Community Church meets at 11.15am on Thursdays for coffee and discussions on current topics. This is an informal church meeting for everyone to join in. At El Ancla, Peñoncillo Beach, a warm welcome awaits you. More info: Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel.952 532 825 email pastor@torredelmarchurch.com Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Wednesday Fellowship 3-5pm. Midweek activities - Pilates - Tues midday-1pm, Bridge club tues 2.15-6pm, Charity shop/books open Wed, Fri & Sat 101.30pm. We meet at Fellowship of the King premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 Torre del Mar Evangelical Church (Part of the Spanish Evangelical Church in partnership with Presbyterian Church Ireland) Sunday service in English 11.30am. Picasso Room Hotel Torremar off Paseo Larios Torre del Mar Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy Tel 952 532 825 Bank hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 952 540 016, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 952 540 016, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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weekly Market days Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche on the road to Benamagosa. wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa & 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 Netherlands/Dutch Avda, Palma de Mallorca, 57 Edif. Castillo San Louis, bajo 29620 Torremolinos 952 380 888 germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 Telefonica

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airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 granada 952 048 804 airlines www.easyjet.com www.ryanair.com www.thompsonfly.com www.flymonarch.com www.flybe.com www.bmibaby.com Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 granada: 958 271 272 Town halls Torre and Velez: 952 500 100 Torrox: 952 538 200 Nerja: 952 548 400 Competa: 952 516 006 rincon: 952 402 300 Malaga: 952 135 000 hospitals Nerja ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 iTV Call: 902 575 757 or 952 551 084 www.itvcita.com - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am - 12.45pm

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) : a h a h s e k o J A big Alabamian stopped at a local restaurant in Torre del Mar following a day roaming around in Andalucía Spain... While sipping his wine, he noticed a sizzling, scrumptious looking platter being served at the next table. Not only did it look good, the smell was wonderful. He asked the waiter, 'What is that you just served?' The waiter replied, 'Si senor, you have excellent taste! Those are called Cojones de Toro, bull's testicles from the bull fight this morning. A delicacy!' The guy from Alabama said, 'What the heck, bring me an order.' The waiter replied, 'I am so sorry senor. There is only one serving per day because there is only one bull fight each morning. If you come early and place your order, we will be sure to save you this delicacy.' The next morning, the Alabamian returned, placed his order, and that evening was served the one and only special delicacy of the day. After he had eaten his delicious meal, he called to the waiter and said, 'They were delicious, but they were much, much smaller than the ones I saw you serve yesterday.' The waiter shrugged his shoulders and replied, 'Si, Senor. Sometimes the bull wins.' ---------------------------------------------------------------One rainy neet in the toon, a taxi driver spotted an arm waving from the shadders of an alley. Even before he rolled to a stop at the curb, a figure leapt into his cab and slammed the door. Checking his rear view mirror as he pulled away, he was startled to see a dripping wet, stark naked woman sitting in the back seat. “Where to pet?” he stammered. “Walkergate" answered the woman. “Ok,” he said, taking another long glance in the mirror. The woman caught him staring at her and asked, “Just what the hell are you luckin' at bonny lad?” “Well pet, replied the driver, i cannat help noticing that you’re completely naked, and i was just wondering how you’ll pay the fare.”

The woman spread her legs, put her feet up on the back of the front seat, smiled at the driver and said, “Does this answer your question?” Still looking in the mirror, the cabbie said, “Have yer not got owt smaller?” ---------------------------------------------------------------A beautiful woman went to the gynaecologist... The doctor took one look at the woman and all his professionalism flew out the window. He immediately told her to get undressed. After she disrobed the doctor began to stroke her thigh. While doing so he asked her, "Do you know what I am doing?" "Yes," she replied, "you are checking for abrasions or dermatological abnormalities." "That is right," said the doctor. He then began to fondle her breasts. "Do you know what I am doing now?" he asked. "Yes," she said, "you are checking for lumps which might indicate breast cancer.." "Correct," replied the shady doctor. Finally, he mounted his patient and started having sexual intercourse with her. He asked, "Do you know what I am doing now?" "Yes," she said, "You're getting syphillis; which is why I came here in the first place." ---------------------------------------------------------------The judge says to a double-murder defendant, "You're charged with beating your wife to death with a hammer." A voice at the back of the courtroom yells out, "You b*stard!" The judge says, "You're also charged with beating your mother-in-law to death with a hammer." The voice in the back of the courtroom yells out, "You rotten b*stard!" The judge stops and says to the man in the back of the courtroom. "Sir, I can understand your anger and frustration at these crimes, but no more outbursts from you, or I'll charge you with contempt. Is that understood?" The man stands up and says, "I'm sorry, your Honour, but for fifteen years I've lived next door to that prat, and every time I asked to borrow a hammer, he said he didn't have one."

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Jokes h a h a :) A woman went into a store to buy her husband a pet for his birthday. After looking around, she found that all the pets were very expensive. She told the clerk she wanted to buy a pet, but she didn't want to spend a fortune. 'Well,' said the clerk, 'I have a very large bullfrog. They say it's been trained to give b*** jobs!' 'B*** jobs!' the woman replied. 'It hasn't been proven but we've sold 30 of them this month,' he said. The woman thought it would be a great gag gift, and what if it's true...No more b*** jobs for her! She bought the frog. When she explained froggy's ability to her husband, he was extremely skeptical and laughed it off!... The woman went to bed happy, thinking she may never need to perform this less than riveting act again. In the middle of the night, she was awakened by the noise of pots and pans flying everywhere, making hellacious banging and crashing sounds. She ran downstairs to the kitchen, only to find her husband and the frog reading cook books. 'What are you two doing at this hour?' she asked. The husband replied, 'If I can teach this frog to cook... you're gone.' ------------------------------------------------------------"Sixty is the worst age to be," said the 60-yearold man. "You always feel like you have to pee and most of the time you stand there nothing comes out." "Ah, that's nothin," said the 70-year-old. "When you're seventy, you don't have a bowel movement any more. You take laxatives, eat bran, sit on the toilet all day and nothin' comes out!" "Actually," said the 80-year -old, "Eighty is the worst age of all." "Do you have trouble peeing, too?" asked the 60-year old. "No, I pee every morning at 6. I pee like a racehorse; no problem at all." "So, do you have a problem with your bowel movement?" "No, I have one every morning at 6:30."

Exasperated, the 60-year-old said, "You pee every morning at 6 and crap every morning at 6:30. So what's so bad about being 80?" "I don't wake up until 7." ------------------------------------------------------------Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mum and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mum said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you.

Saint Stevie The Scouse Section 2 Scousers are riding along the M62 from Manchester to Liverpool on a motorbike. They break down and start hitching a lift. A friendly trucker stops to see if he can help and the scousers ask him for a lift. He tells them he has no room in the wagon as he is carrying 20,000 bowling balls but will take a look at the bike for them. He tries everything he knows but is unable to repair it. Time is getting on now and he's late for his delivery so he tells the scousers he has to leave. "R hey lad" they say "gissa lift". The trucker once again explains that he has no room as he is carrying 20,000 bowling balls. The scousers put it to the driver that if they can manage to fit in the back will he take them and he agrees. They manage to squeeze themselves and their motorbike into the back of the wagon so the driver shuts the doors and gets off on his way. By this time he is really late and so puts his foot down. Sure enough PC Plod of Greater Manchester Police pulls him up for speeding. The good officer asks the driver what he is carrying to which he replies Scouse Eggs. The policeman obviously doesn't believe this so wants to take a look. He opens the back door and quickly shuts it and locks it. He gets onto his radio and calls for immediate backup from as many officers as possible. The dispatcher asks what emergency he has that requires so many officers. "I've got a wagon with 20,000 Scouse eggs in it - 2 have already hatched and the b******* have managed to nick a motorbike already".

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1. Autocross racing takes place on which surface? 2. Strabismus is the technical term for which eye defect? 3. Who wrote the screenplay for Chariots of Fire? 4. What is the nearest town to Beachy Head? 5. Who wrote The idiot? 6. In France, what are moules? 7. Who created the TV soap Brookside?

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1. Which triangle has a bigger area: 1. A triangle with sides measuring 300, 400, and 500. 2. A triangle with sides measuring 300, 400, and 700? 2. There are several chickens and rabbits in a cage (with no other types of animals). There are 72 heads and 200 feet inside the cage. How many chickens are there, and how many rabbits? 3. At a family reunion were the following people: one grandfather, one grandmother, two fathers, two mothers, four children, three grandchildren, one brother, two sisters, two sons, two daughters, one father-in-law, one mother-in-law, and one daughter-in-law. But not as many people attended as it sounds. How many were there, and who were they?

8. What does a trichologist study?

4. The owner of a winery recently passed away. In his will, he left 21 barrels (seven of which are filled with wine, seven of which are half full, and seven of which are empty) to his three sons. However, the wine and barrels must be split so 10. Who had a no. 1 hit with Lily the Pink? that each son has the same number of full barrels, the same number of half-full barrels, and 11. On which island is Mount Erebus? the same number of empty barrels. Note that there are no measuring devices handy. How 12. Whose real name was Erich Weiss? can the barrels and wine be evenly divided? Answers on page 111

9. In which city is the Howrah Bridge?

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Crossword across 1 grand and imposing entrance (6) 4 Dignified and sombre in manner or character (5) 7 having a sharply uneven surface or outline (6) 8 Cautionary tale (6) 9,19,3 archaic procedure used for excommunication and other churchly acts (4,4,3,6) 10 Consistently over a period of time (3,5) 12 rapidly becoming successful (2-3-6) 17 Fit of infuriation in danger of bursting a blood vessel (8) 19 See 9 20 Start a golf game (3,3) 21 State of corresponding exactly; occurring together (6)

22 alcoholic drink from fermented apple juice (5) 23 absence of emotion or enthusiasm (6)

Down 1 Paul, eat! (anag) (7) 2 royal paraphernalia (7) 3 See 9 across 4 Queen from here, unnamed in the Bible (5) 5 Double-reed instrument (7) 6 go back on one’s word (6) 11 Seek you out; visit (4,3,2) 13 Follow a certain course (7) 14 integral (7) 15 Earth science (7) 16 Scheme or ploy used in battle, sport, etc, often within an overall strategy (6) 18 Prisoner serving the maximum term (5)


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8. Spain Oct 1974 9. Sweden Jan 1975 10. Belgium Jun 1975 get Quizical answers 1. Grass, 2. Squinting, 3. Colin welland, 4. Eastbourne, 5. Dostoevsky, 6. Mussels, 7. Phil Redmond, 8. Hair, 9. Calcutta, 10. Scaffold, 11. Ross Island, 12. Houdini. riddle Diddle answers 1. A triangle with sides measuring 300, 400, and 500. The other triangle cannot exist! 2. Let c be the number of chickens, and r be the Last Month’s Crossword number of rabbits. r + c = 72, 4r + 2c = 200. To solve the equations, we multiply answers the first by two, then subtract the second. 2r + 2c = 144, 2r = 56, r = 28, c = 44. So there are 44 chickens and 28 rabbits in the cage. 3. There were two little girls and a boy, their parents, and their father's parents, totalling seven people. 4. Two half-full barrels are dumped into one of the empty barrels. Two more half-full barrels are dumped into another one of the empty barrels. This results in nine full barrels, three halffull barrels, and nine empty barrels. Each son gets three full barrels, one half-full barrel, and three empty barrels. Find The Cat answer


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

BOAT TRIPS wLuxury Yacht Charters Tel: 618 972 139 www.sailandstay.eu wCaleta Cruise Club Tel: 634 382 609 www.absoluteaxarquia.com/attractions/ccc.html

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE

wEscuela La Crujia rural B&B/guesthouse in a pretty converted schoolbuilding. 5 minutes from Velez-Malaga. Tel. 606 010 580. Email: escuelalacrujia@gmail.com

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

AIR CONDITIONING

BLINDS

w For air Conditioning call Mark at Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar w Professional and reliable servicing, repairs and installation of A/C at competitive rates by a qualified technician.Call Susie or Peter 655 211 192 or visit www.polarair.eu wChS Cooling and heating Solutions. All makes of air conditioning, serviced and installed. Also Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Call: 655 791 167 or Email: chsspain@gmail.com

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

AIR CONDITIONING w Franks Team, 669 009 821. Professional and efficient services. Electrician, wiring, certificates. Bulide, reforms, tiling, rendering. Painter, interior & exterior. Chimney wood, delivery included.

ARTIFICIAL GRASS

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

BRITISH SUPERMARKETS warkwrights English Shop. Turn right at Venta Baja Crossroads or call: 952 519 780 or 659 375 603 www.arkwrights-groceries.com

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wall types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: rosemary.housby@gmail.com wLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application and construction, we have over 14 years of expertise in creating individual building solutions for our clients. Our local knowledge of the land and its soil types - and how best to deal with the challenges posed by them - means that we are the best-suited company to advise you on your building requirements. Call Lee Talbot on 659324586 info@ltconstruction.es www.ltconstruction.es wNick Turner refurbs All aspects of building work undertaken. Mobile: 679 113 600 Telephone: 952 553 124 Email: nick.turner@objectpower.net www.nickturnerrefurbs.com wBuilding and Decorating All types of building and decorating work including tiling, plumbing, electrics, painting and any welding jobs etc.. Call for a free quote: 606 656 008

wCarpet & Upholstery Cleaning. Professional Machines, 18 years experience. All areas covered. Call Mark on 958 640 068 or 656 561 669

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

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

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

CARERS/AGENCIES wLady experienced in care of the elderly in their own homes. Written references available. Tel: Monica 648 049 486 wNerja Nurses, Professional Nurses, Reliable - Affordable - Local Quality Care. NHS Qualified & Trained - 25 years experience in ALL types of care. Tel: 628 793 413 or 952 030 713 Email: nerjanurses@gmail.com www.nerjanurses.com

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

CHIROPODISTS wregisitered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. 25yrs experience NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715

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

CLINICS wanalysis Clinic, Haematology, Coagulation (Contro of Warfarin), Biochemistry, Inmunology, Hormone, Bacteriology, Parasitology, Special analysis. Home visits for blood tests. Antonio Armijo Navas, Specialist in Clinical Analysis. Urb. Costa del Oro, Local-4. Torrox Costa, Phone: 952 53 23 93

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

COMPUTERS wwww.friomist.com Professional Quality Outdoor Misting Systems. Affordable & fits any areas. Discourages flying insects. DIY or pro install. Tel: 693 777 065 friomist@gmail.com

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wProfessional control of all rising and penetrating dampness in your home, including leaking terraces etc. Long term solutions & cures for any damp problem at affordable prices, please ring: 666 991 041 for further advice and free survey without obligation.

wValerio Driving School, British Instructor. Legally Qualified in Spain. Theory to Practical. Call Shamím 695 07 14 49

w“The Master Sealer” Damp Proofing & Plaster professionals, 20 years+ exp. 10 year guarantee on our damp proofing system. Fed up with flaking paint & plaster? Have it replaced & rectified once & for all at competitive prices. Call: 655 211 192

wElectro-Cute! English J.I.B. Electrician. For all your electrical needs and problems. Fault finding/Lighting and Power/Electric gates and Intercoms/Pool and water Pumps, Rewires/Upgrades. Over 40 years exp. Tel Stefan 610 048 919 electrocutester@gmail.com wElectrician - All jobs from a socket to rewires, Fault Finding and Intercom Systems. Call Andrew 618 640 155 Email: amarnold11@hotmail.com wSparkinspain - Electrical installations and maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga and inland to Competa and Frigiliana. Call Colin 951 242 449 or Mob 666 707 297 Web: www.english-electrician-nerja.com

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

DENTISTRY wClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 wian Pett Dental Care, 5 Star dental car you can trust. Now at Periana, Caleta & Canillas de Aceituno. Call Ian on 691700587 to consult about treatment, clinic location and arrange suitable appointments. Same personal service with gentle treatment a priority. wDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at Spanish prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German, Spanish and Italian. Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm www.dentadanes.com

DIGGER HIRE wFor hire Mini Digger, Bob Cat, JCB, cheap rates. Call: 644 391 799

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

DRAIN CLEARANCE wwayne’s Drains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 wat Your Service Plumbing, Electrical, Prop. Maintenance Torre del Mar/Puente don Manuel area. Ex. Corgi reg. with over 35 years experience. Tel: 951 066 064 / 692 330 420 Email: casaflores45@yahoo.es

ELECTRICIANS

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

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wFleming Properties, Calle Las Melosas, Edf Nautico, Torre del Mar, 952 547 131 or 637 278 306, www.fleming-properties.com waxarquia Properties S.LCall; 626 038 851 or 952 436 781www.axarquiaproperties.com Email: sallyharrison@axarquiaproperties.com wBuy a home Spain/rent a home Spain, Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

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

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The Sentinella Paginas GARDENING SERVICES wred Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099 wPool and garden maintenance. Good rates Call Keith 952 554 514 / 674 526 968 wMaintenance of gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 26 year old. Call David: 656 775 928 wgardener with degree in gardening. Studied at the Laboral University in Malaga. Offers his services for; complete design, layouts, pruning and maintenance, including swimming pools and irrigation systems. Tel: Dany 647 009 101

GREETINGS CARDS wTarjetas rosemary george. Stocking our cards could not be simpler and does not cost you a cent. You only pay for cards sold. Display spinners suppied free. Market traders X stock available. Latest designs. Spanglish dual language cards stocked. Email: tutcy1@gmail.com Tel: 617 979 640

HAIRDRESSING wEleganza block 7, local 3, Torrox Costa 952 531 129 Modern friendly hair and beauty salon offering a wide selection of services from cut and blow dry, colours, wedding packages, hair and nail extensions and so on, pop in for a free consultation.

HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav24@gmail.com (business opportunity also available): wweight watchers Meetings in English. Nerja and Vélez. Call Candace on 952 549 607 or 626 672 493 for further info. Email: candace.edwards@weightwatchers.es

HEATING wredwell® – the leading brand in Infrared Heating Systems. White panels and designs like mirrors, pictures, glass etc. Low consumption, low running time due to partial storage material inside. Prevents damp. Contact/showroom: Avda. El Faro, Bl. 75, bajo 9, Torrox Costa, call 952 539 742, sscharler@gmx.de, www.redwell.com wChS Cooling and heating Solutions. Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Also air conditioning servicing and installations. Call: 655 791 167 or email: chsspain@gmail.com

winfrasol infrared heating We are suppliers of infrared heating systems for your home or Business, Stops mould. Reduces Condensation. Cheap to run. Contact us on 951258010 or 635445279. Try before you buy. Email: sales@infrasol.eu.com

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

HORSE RIDING/TOURS whorse riding Finca Don Carmelo, Periana. Guided horseback rides into the sierras, through olive and orange groves and down to lake Viñuela. Well behaved horses, all levels. Call 652200702 www.fincadoncarmelo.com wPony riding, for children. Main road Torrox-Competa between km13&14. The Pony Man Call:626 836 736

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

HYPNOTHERAPY & NLP wMarion Dias BSc (honours) Clinical Hypnosis and trainer NLP & Hypnosis. Help with Anxiety, Depression, Phobia, Stop smoking, self-confidence IBS, Public speaking as well as one day workshops for stop smoking, and self-healing, in NERJA. E-mail: marion@ihypno-therapeutiques.co.uk.

INSURANCE wCash paid. For House and Garage Clearance. Best prices. Get quote. All items considered. Contact Ernie or Martin 616 812 765 / 618 626 038 winsurance Essential Cover SL provide all types of insurance for your personal and business needs Over 15 years’ experience in UK and Spain. Call Gaynor on 951 390 700 Email: admin@essentialcover.com or visit our website: www.essential-cover.com

INTERNET SERVICES wBroadband4spain.com Fast and Reliable, no land line required, free installation in ALL areas, unlimited download, free telephone calls worldwide. Avenida La Pancha, Edificio San Andrés, local 1-3, Algarrobo Costa, 29750 Malaga, 951 239 888, email: info@bb4s.com, www.bb4s.com wriosat:SL, High speed internet and telephone services for home, business, offices, hotels, bars and restaurants etc. SDSL & ADSL packages available. Call: 951 239 310 / 626 679 018. Email: info@riosat.com Web: http// www.riosat.com


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wTooway Fast internet for everyone. Super-Fast 18 MB Satellite Internet available anywhere. Tel: 667 440 632 wwww.mimifi.com Fast Reliable 3G Internet for Home & Away. Spain's largest national networks. All you need is reasonable mobile phone signal. Contract or PayGo Tel: 693 777 065 sales@mimifi.com

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

INTERPRETERS winterpreter - English/Spanish - based in Vélez-Málaga. English nationality, but fluent Spanish and extensive experience. Inexpensive hourly rates. Confidentiality guaranteed. Call Toni to discuss your requirements. 952557733 / 606010580 wTranslator/interpreter service. For any situation where a Spanish speaker is required, eg: Town Hall, Hospital, NIE, Residencia, Social Security, ITV, reading and translating letters, written translations etc. Reasonable rates. Call Mariam on 633 637 774

wThe Cool Dude featuring Hot Stuff. Things to keep you cool and warm you up. Find him at the Farmers Market at Trapiche on Tuesdays and Fridays at Puente don Manuel. Call: 664 689 138 wEarn More Money!!!, market traders or looking to be one, if so we can supply you with good quality new and used clothing call Tez: 633 534 732 Email: tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

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

IRONWORK

MEDICAL CENTRES

wwrought iron gates and bars made to order, also repairs, painting and onsite welding. Please call Steve for a quote 633 3374 619

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

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

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

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

wSimpleCare: a perfect way to access affordable private healthcare services at a fraction of the normal cost, specialist consultation from €24, annual membership €59. www.getsimplecare.es, Tel 952532023, email info@getsimplecare.es

METALWORK wSteelwork, stainless steel, staircases, balustrades, gates, grills, repairings, etc. Call for a free quote 606 656 008 wMetalwork 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: 952 517 502 or 676 719 066

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

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


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PROPERTY RENTALS

wNursery Needs An established, quality nursery hire service for when babies & small children come to visit. All orders come with a free toy for the duration of the hire, please phone Dawn on 627 931 360

wBuy a home Spain/rent a home Spain, C/ Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

wkiddies Cots and Things to hire. In Spanish Management Cruz de Periana, Puente don Manuel, Tel: 666 135 516

OPTICIANS wheiko by heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923

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

PHYSIOTHERAPY wSanne Mortensen Sibree-Paul, BSc (Hons), MCSP, Spanish registered, Col no 2066. El Morche/Torrox Costa. Experienced UK trained physiotherapist offering post-operative rehabilitation and treatment of general musculo-skeletal conditions. Also Master's in Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions, male and female. 626 152 756

PLASTERERS wStockton Plastering and Damp Services Time served plasterer, 30 years experience in all aspects of plastering and damp proofing. Insurance approved and fully legal. Call: 648 243 656 for a no obligation quotation or visit www.stocktonplastering.sm4.biz “The Master Plasterer” 20+ yrs Exp. Plaster and Rendering, coving, wall stitching and nylon matting specialist. Tel Darren 693 712 475

PLUMBERS wJust Plumbing. Just a quick and reliable plumbing service. Just a reasonably priced local business. Just polite, prompt and tidy. Just phone Dave on 689 647 849. Discounts in Riogordo, Colmenar, Comares. wSur integral Plumbing and Electrical Services Domestic & Commercial plumbing & electrical Call: 666 715 215/ 627 625 624 email: kochelengue@hotmail.com wandy Mann Uk Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: andymann_genesis@yahoo.co.uk

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES wink Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. Fridays: Chiringuito Antonio Market, Puente don Manuel or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email: sales@printerink.es

QUAD/ATV HIRE wSpectacular quad/atv routes. For all ages with or without experience. Alcaucin-Periana-Viñuela area. http://www.el7cielo.es or call Frank 649 661 184.

REMOVALS wMan with a Van, 7.5 tonne capacity, Ikea collections and fitting long and short haul, also roofing and decorating services. Call Steve 633 337 619 Email: swtransit@gmail.com wTransportation to Uk to Spain to Uk. Whole van loads or single items. Good rates. Regular trips. Also local removals. Call Graham: 620 353 594 wTez the man with the van, Local or distance work, many years transport experience, regular work or one off jobs call Tez: 633 534 732 Email: tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

RESTAURANTS wTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia,Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 wTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 or 667 934 731 wTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra Vacional - 340 next to Post Office. 952 534 972 / 634 051 635 wrestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 wrestaurante Padre Pio Paseo Maritimo de Levante, Torre del Mar. Tel: 633 701 449 / 622 775 080. Email: padrepio97@gmail.com

SATELLITE T.V. wTotal Satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com wSky Costa Certified aerial/satellite installer. For all your satellite needs. Call for a free no obligation quote: 667 440 632 or email: skycosta@live.com wSky Shop Torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147


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wSat. Co. Freesat HD & Sky Digital, dishes, alignments, installations. We also sell HD TVs. Call TOM 7 days a week for service. 657 484 853. All equipment delivered, installed & guaranteed for 2 years. Free demos every Sat. 2pm wTechno-Vision Satellite TV, Centro Comercial El Zoco, Nerja. Tel: 952 520 946 / 657 066 782 & 658 511 811. Visit our online shop at www.techno-vision.es Email: info@techno-vision.es

waquamarine Pools - Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: aquamarinepools@hotmail.com Tel: 600 811 355 www.aquamarinepools.eu wPool Cleaning & Maintenance. All year round service 70€ per month inclusive of chemicals, servicing, sand changes, pumps reconditioned or new fitted call Tez: 633 534 732 email tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

SECURITY

T-SHIRT PRINTING

wPErFECT 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

wTees & Polos Embroided & printed, T-Shirts & Polo Shirts. Great prices. Free design Call: 664 210 468 Email: sales@thesentinella.com

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

SPAS & SAUNAS wTime Out Spas & Saunas. Serving The Costa del Sol for more than 10 Years. Hundreds of Spas Installed! We service all Brands of Spas so come to us - we are the Professionals. 952 52 43 94 www.timeoutspas.com

STORAGE/PARKING wCaravans/boats storage + general storage. 24hr security, best rates. Caravan storage from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts also available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 176 323 / 699 621 667

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

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

WOODWORK wSunshine woodwork and Building Services. Woodwork, building, plastering, bricklaying etc. Free quotation, no obligation. Call: 606 510 479. www.sunshinewoodwork@live.co.uk

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


avda. andalucia, 125-a, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 / 649 123 068 www.casa-terreno.net info@casa-terreno.com

Torre del Mar

ref.: 2575

Spectacular south facing penthouse 53m2 2 beds, 1 bath, dining room, fitted kitchen, large 75m2 terrace with kitchen, storeroom, parking, swimming pool and communal gardens. Part sea views. Close to the bus station, supermarkets, shops and restaurants

Price: 139,000€ Dear clients:

From now on you can meet our sales and rental team in our office at: avda. andalucia, 125 a opposite the petrol station in Torre del Mar Our new opening hours are: Monday- Friday: 9am – 8pm continuous Saturdays: from 10am – 2pm


FP0669 A spacious, three bed villa of 153m2 set in a sheltered 5,200m2 plot above the village. Piped air con throughout, alarmed, solar hot water and telephone/internet aLgarrOBO

reduced to 245,000€

algarrobo Costa FP0377

Now only 125,000€

Torrox/Competa

A modern, end of terrace, three bedroom townhouse with rear patio/garden in a quiet cul de sac. Only two minutes to the marina at Caleta de Velez

A 270m2, six FP0561 bedroom circular villa full of character and potential of two separate living units, fifteen minutes to the coast reduced to 195,000€

Nerja

FP0899

175,000€

A bright, spacious, south facing, 55m2, two bedroom apartment with marvellous views to the sea in San Juan de Capistrano with large sun terrace as well as a private garden of 65m2

Caleta de Velez

A bright and airy, three bedroom, terraced property of some 160m2 with huge basement garage within easy walking distance of the marina. Communal pool 199,000€ and gardens

FP0806

reduced to

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