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Welcome to the June edition of ‘the little mag that fits in your bag for info on the go,’ whether you are lucky enough to be in sunny Axarquia because you are a resident here, or perhaps you are just visiting and on holiday. We truly wish you all a great summer!

Inside this magazine you will find many local businesses advertising their wares — everything from bars and restaurants, salons and shops, legal services and estate agents who are available for viewings if you get the urge to make this your permanent home. There is also a local waterpark in Torre del Mar called Aquavelis where you can have a splashing family fun day out, although it’s not advertised in this edition, it re-opens on 26th June, and then there are some great boat trips too. Make the most of your summer holiday and carry this little magazine with you in your bag; flick through it so you don’t miss out on anything, and if — and when! — you do happen to use any of our advertisers’ services, please let them know you saw them in The Sentinella.

Last month I advertised that the new Sentinella website was live, but unfortunately we had a few technical hitches and we had to put the site into maintenance mode for a short period of time. As we go to press, we are hoping that the site will be ready for action again any day soon. Obviously we are really sorry for any inconvenience caused, but we are pleased to say the new site is much more user-friendly. WWW.THESENTINELLA.COM

Don’t miss out on the great discounts that are available when booking your listing or banner advert during our first six-month launch period. Claim your listing before 30th November to receive a 50% discount if you are a Sentinella Axarquia advertiser, and a 25% discount for new clients who would like to book a listing/banner only.

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

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Strange News

This month will see the long-awaited and delayed Euro 2020 — now 2021 — football tournament. In this competition we have our home nations England and Wales — and at last Scotland, who are in this tournament for the first time since 1998. So yet again, let us believe that one of these can win the trophy — or indeed our adopted country, Spain! Keep track of all the finals by using our great wall chart on pages 42 and 43. Have a fantastic first month of the long-awaited summer — it’s certainly been a while coming this year!

Kami Knight x The Editor (of the original little mag)!

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Countries Of The World......................Page 14 What’s New........................................Page 20 Euro’s Wall Chart.........................Pages 42/43 Film Review........................................Page 82 Celebrity News............................Pages 88/89 Jokes.......................................Pages 102/103 Puzzle Pages...........................Pages 104/105 Horoscopes......................................Page 106

Golden oldies A teenage girl accidentally found she had moved into a retirement village after signing her tenancy agreement before viewing the property. Madison Kohout, 19, was left totally confused when all her neighbours appeared to be over the age of 65 after she moved into a flat in Arkansas. A week later, she stumbled across a sign that explained everything – she is living in a community of pensioners. The nursing assistant, who had moved there from Oklahoma, filmed herself covering her face in embarrassment as she stood next to a ‘Senior Citizens Apartments’ sign. However, while other teens may crave neighbours their own age, Madison is loving her new neighbourhood as she gets ‘to have extra sets of grandparents’. In a video update, she said: ‘How is life at the old folks’ home you might ask? Let me show you. When I get home it’s usually always super-quiet, because most of my neighbours are asleep by the time I get home. “But one major perk is that I can play music whenever I want to, because some of them can’t hear.’ Harry’s new job Prince Harry has a new job as ‘Chief Impact Officer’ at a mental health start-up in California, a position known as a ‘chimpo’ in business circles. It’s getting attention for all the wrong reasons in Japan. That’s because the word is slang for ‘penis’. Japanese news site SoraNews24 reported that people were laughing at the job title, saying things like ‘I bet this news made junior high school boys happy’ and ‘It doesn’t matter what age you are, the word ‘chimpo’ always raises a smile’. The title isn’t just specific to him, as many companies will have a chimpo. After the move was announced, Harry told the Wall Street Journal he wanted to use the role to ‘create impact in people’s lives’.


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Strange News (Continued)

Wedding squat Friends and family of Shenita Jones and Courtney Wilson were thrilled when they were invited to their ‘dream home’ to watch them get married. Guests were invited to spend the weekend at the $5.7million (£4million) estate with 7.2 acres, in Southwest Ranches, Florida. The couple even called it the ‘The Wilsons’ Estate’ on invitations, but there was just one tiny snag. The home wasn’t theirs, they hadn’t even hired it, and the real owner knew nothing about their plan until he showed up on the Saturday morning, when they were meant to tie the knot. A stunned Nathan Finkel called 911 and said there were people trespassing at his property. He said they were ‘harassing’ him and telling him it was ‘God’s message’ that they should get married at his home. Two police officers arrived at the scene and told Mr Wilson to leave ‘and not to come back,’ Mr Finkel told the Sun Sentinel. No charges were brought against the couple, and when approached by reporters, Mr Wilson

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Duke believed in UFOs Bird-watching, painting, naval history and polo were just some of the Duke of Edinburgh’s eclectic range of interests and hobbies. Prince Philip certainly liked to keep himself busy, but watching out for UFOs might not be the first thing you’d expect him to be into. However it turns out the Duke was fascinated with close encounters and had amassed a sizeable collection of books on the subject. He was a regular subscriber to Flying Saucer Review and had given his former assistant Sir Peter Horsley ‘carte blanche’ to collect stories about UFOs from the RAF. In his autobiography, Sounds from Another Room, Sir Peter, who served as the Duke’s equerry from 1949 to 1956, says he was asked to bring witnesses to Buckingham Palace for private discussions.

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Qatar is one of London’s biggest landlords, reportedly owning more property in the UK capital than the Mayor of London’s office and three times more than the Queen.

Qatar is home to the world’s best airline, Qatar Airways. Known as the “Oscars of the aviation industry”, Qatar Airways has won the top prize at the annual World Airline Awards five times. Qatar has no trees. Although some trees are grown in private gardens, the country registers 0% (zero) forest cover.


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What’s New This Month

It’s been a tough year so far and some businesses have waited to commence their advertising with us again. This month we are very happy to welcome them back and wish them lots of success over the coming summer months.

Firstly, Bar Italia, a quaint Italian restaurant on the Thursday market street, Avenida Duque de Ahumada, no. 7. Inside this restaurant it has a special country feel about it, cosy and friendly atmostphere. They provide wonderful service and the pizzas, pastas, salads etc.. are all homemade and extremely tasty. With many Italian restaurants in Torre del Mar this is definitely a less cafe styled layout and is a perfect location for a romantic meal or two or a small family gathering. Open daily, closed Sunday. See main advert on page 113 Next for us to welcome back is Clinica Europa a multidisciplinary medical centre owned by Dr. Carlos, in Torrox Costa. Here they will take care of your health in the broadest concept, as defined by the World

Health Organisation. They have so many services on offer and all under the one roof including; Pyhsiotherapy, cardiology, acupuncture, odontology, geriatrics, blood tests, psychology, urology, pediatrics, general surgery, family medicine and asetetic medicine. They have professionals who speak; English, Spanish, German and French. See main advert on page 40

And finally, in June we welcome back Sail’n’play. It’s summer and we all have to fit in at least one boat trip, it would be a crime not to. With many boats to choose from, ‘Sailnplay’ are based on the Marina del Este in La Herradura. read their article on page 62 and see their boats on pages 23 and 63  If you have a business in the Axarquia region and would like to promote it so it’s in the hands of our readers, contact us on 664 210 468 or email: sales@thesentinella.com We look forward to promoting and distributing your advert throughout Axarquia! 

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***Happy 74th Wedding Anniversary***

We would like to wish Gunborg and Sune Hallgren two clients who are residents in Casa Klein residence Senior Hotel a MASSIvE congratulations on their 74th Wedding Anniversary!!!!

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Gunborg and Sune married in 1947 when they were 22 and 24 years old. We wish them many more happy years together.

If you are looking for a residence Senior hotel for your loved ones. See the Casa Klein advert on page 115 for contact details


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THE rIGHT CAr INSUrANCE

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BACK ON THE rOAD As Spain eases restrictions due to Covid, many drivers are looking to get their car back on the road. But before turning the key we recommend you check your vehicle is good to go. Fluid levels may have dropped. Check your oil, windscreen wash and coolant. Before checking the brake fluid, drive your vehicle for a short period, braking several times to fill the system. Top up with more brake fluid if the level is below the minimum. If the battery is flat you may need to jump start your car. Once running keep it turning over for 20 minutes. Check tyre pressures and any abnormal wear and damage. Take your vehicle for a drive and listen to the engine sound for any grinding, grumbling, whining or knocking. BASIC INSUrANCE Shop around for car insurance and find out what’s included. Does your insurance company have a national network of repairers that can collect your vehicle, undertake repairs and then return the car to you on completion? How does your No Claim discount work? If no claim is made against your policy, your renewal premium will be adjusted accordingly. If a claim is made, then your No Claims discount may be reduced. Línea Directa’s team of customer service experts can guide you through all your queries and provide clear answers.

OpTIONAL EXTrAS Travel Assistance from Línea Directa provides extra protection when you need it most. On-the-spot emergency repairs will be carried out on the vehicle if it is immobilised. If you run out of fuel, then your vehicle will be towed to the nearest petrol station. In the event of loss or theft of the vehicle’s keys, then Línea Directa will do everything in its power to obtain duplicates and dispatch them as quickly as possible to you.

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Dementia – one couple's story

The Circle Of Life

In the beginning, in their carefree 20s, John and Jane (not their real names) would finish each other’s sentences. They married, and had two children. After a career in the Forces, they retired to sunny Spain when John was 55.

John wasn’t a ‘party animal’ by any means, but he did have a consistently high alcohol intake which increased as the temperature rose. He seemed to be ‘normal’ but stage ONE dementia was lurking there.

Jane noticed that John was a bit forgetful — but aren’t we all? — and that marked the onset of stage TWO.

Looking back, Jane recognised the THIRD stage. John would constantly misplace his keys or his phone, and miss appointments. She would laugh about him “getting old.” If she had realised at the time, she could have used an appointment calendar and put up a special hook for his keys — organisation and routine are very helpful throughout the dementia journey.

Then, some six or seven months later, John couldn't remember whether or not he had eaten breakfast. Once the financial manager in the home, he now couldn’t pay the bills. A mini mental test with the GP and a brain scan indicated FOURTH stage dementia. The balance of the household changed as Jane took over more of the non-domestic roles. Over the next couple of years, John became angry, frustrated and aggressive at times.

Although John could still dress himself, sometimes, he got it wrong. If only someone had told Jane at the time, she could have put his clothes on a hanger to save him frustration, and also put up a few ‘memory aid notices’. Jane got into the habit of locking the door because John had gone out and wandered off a couple of times. This was the FIFTH stage.

Another 18 months down the line, John’s decline has become more severe. He can no longer wash himself, and he is incontinent at times. This is the SIXTH stage and Jane feels that she has a six-foot toddler, complete with anger issues such as pent-up aggression. At this point, John still remembers family and friends and he can recall past events — however he struggles to remember what he had for lunch.

Many people don’t reach stage SEVEN, when John may not recognise his wife, he will require feeding — finding it difficult to swallow in the later stages — and he will need a modified diet. He may require a hospital bed, and will need 24-hour care.

The keys to survival are ROUTINE, REST and SUPPORT.

Financial benefits can be accessed to pay towards official care — even in Spain. There is a possibility of some funding through the Forces, and there are also Facebook support groups.

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How Times Change

Comments made in the year 1955

"I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for €20."

"Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long before €2,000 will only buy a used one." "If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going to quit. 50c a pack is ridiculous." "Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging a 10c just to mail a letter?" "If they raise the minimum wage to €1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store."

"When I first started driving, who would have thought petrol would someday cost 15 cents a litre. Guess we'd be better off leaving the car in the garage."

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"Kids today are impossible. Those duck tail haircuts make it impossible to stay groomed. Next thing you know boys will be wearing their hair as long as the girls."

"I'm afraid to send my kids to the cinema any more. Ever since they let Clark Gable get by with saying 'damn' in 'Gone with the Wind,' it seems every new movie has either "hell" or "damn" in it. "I read the other day where some scientist thinks it's possible to put a man on the moon by the end of the century. They even have some fellows they call astronauts preparing for it down in Texas."

"Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $75,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn't surprise me if someday they'll be making more than the president."

"I never thought I'd see the day all our kitchen appliances would be electric. They are even making electric typewriters now."


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Out And About In Torrox

Torrox is the name of a collection of locations situated east of Torre Del Mar. This is a popular spot to live and holiday for both Spanish and other European nations with one big factor being it has the best climate in Europe. Each of these places have much to offer in their own right and collectively, they form a lovely area to live, work and relax. Torrox Costa is located just 15km from Torre Del Mar. Torrox Costa has a totally different character and personality to its near neighbour. Like much of this coast, there’s an impressive promenade that sweeps the length of the beaches here. At its eastern end, just past the lighthouse, the beach is dog friendly and is a great spot to let your furry friend run along the shoreline.

Torrox pueblo is situated at the foothills of the Alpujarra mountains, a couple of miles inland from Torrox Costa. This is traditional white-washed village set in a green valley. There’s a traditional Spanish feel to this small village, despite it being the home to many people from other parts of the world. Located between Torrox Costa and Pueblo, Torrox park is a large collection of urbanisations that are popular relocation spots with those who decide to make this area of Axarquía their home. There’s property to suit every budget and style: spacious villas, townhouses and apartments along with a large and well equipped mobile home park that allows all year living. Whilst, in itself, Torrox Park, doesn’t offer much for day trippers, many visitors stay here as homes are frequently listed for holiday rental. It does provide all the services required for a smooth stay or relocation: bars, restaurants, supermarkets as well as doctors, chemists, hairdressers etc.

The combination of Torrox Costa, Pueblo and Park is a winning one. Each has their own distinct character but each are connected to form an excellent place to stay, explore and maybe even to live. Shop Local - Support Your Local Community

For more information call us on: Paco & Antonia 952 535 417 :: 646 75 24 63 Or email us at: info@razahotel.com Or visit our website at: www.razahotel.com

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Open Tues - Sat 10am - 6pm

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If you have a business in Torrox that you would like to advertise to our readers, call to reserve your space. 664 210 468 A great Nepali and Indian Restaurant in Torrox Costa, Buddha House. A modern restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specials. Closed Monday lunch. Ctra. El Penoncillo 11, Torrox Costa. See FB page Buddha479

BEAUTY AND WELLNESS CENTRE & HAIRDRESSING Open Tues - Sat 10am - 6pm Tel: 952 530 122 / 651 956 284 Rebeccah Curtis Beauty and Wellness Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Comercial B, o N .16 TORROX COSTA


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Out And About In Torrox

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rebeccah Curtis Wellbeing Centre Beauty and Hairdressing and now incorporating Nails and Beauty by Suzi Jackson. Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284

raza Hotel have excellent facilities for your Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your pets while you are away. In the countryside your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries with cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as providing dog grooming services. Open 10am-7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, Paco & Antonio would be happy to show you the facilities. For more info call: 952 52 5417, 646 75 24 63, or email: info@razahotel.com or visit www.razahotel.com

TK’s

Modern Nepali & Indian restaurant with classic dishes and Buddha House specialities Air Conditioned Ctra El Peñoncillo 11, Torrox Costa (Easy Parking in front) Open 12:00 - 15:30 and 18:30 - 23:30 (Closed lunchtimes Mondays) 10% discount on takeaways Tel: 952 53 09 21 or 612 473 023 Email: buddhahouse479@gmail.com Buddha479

Torrox Costa

Bar y Restaurante Laguna Beach - Torrox Costa

Breakfasts, Snacks & Full Menu Specialising in Ribs, Steaks & Chicken Traditional Sunday Lunch Homemade Tapas available every day changing daily from 1€

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm / 6pm - Late Sunday 1pm - 5pm (bookings advisable) Closed Monday For more info call: Thomas or Kerstin

Tel: 642 598 217


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Your health partner

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Jose Antonio Gonzalez Maxillofacial Surgeon

Cardiologist(Dr. Daniel Gaitán) Urologist (Dr. Eric Schulten) Dermatologist (Dr. Joaquin Mut) Physiotherapy / Osteopathy

BRING IN A DENTAL ESTIMATE? MAYBE WE CAN BETTER IT

We Speak English, German & French

Centro Internacional, Blq. 86, TORROX COSTA

Tel: 952 53 09 08

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El pepino 4 slices cucumber, divided 6 cilantro leaves 3/4 ounce simple syrup 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila 3/4 ounce triple sec 1 ounce lime juice 1/4 ounce egg white Embassy 3/4 ounce brandy 3/4 ounce Jamaican rum 3/4 ounce premium triple sec 1/2 ounce lime juice 1 dash aromatic bitters

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Eucalyptus Martini 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 1/3 cup fresh eucalyptus, optional 1 1/2 ounces (50 milliliters) gin 3/4 ounce (25 milliliters) eucalyptus syrup 1/2 ounce (12.5 milliliters) freshly squeezed lime juice 3 drops egg white Eucalyptus leaf, for garnish Eye Candy 3 slices ginger root 2 sprigs fresh mint leaves, divided 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1 1/2 ounces gin 1/2 ounce elderflower liqueur 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 splash club soda


Puente don Manuel

Opening hours Tuesday - Sunday 13:00 - 16.00 / 18.00 - 23.00

Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel, Alcaucin Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212


Healthy Food with Art Gallery

You must try our draught beer from our very own Bodega

Saturday & Sunday Live Music from 2.30pm ................................................ June’s Art Exhibition Call for more info ................................................ Kitchen open until 9pm

Open 9am - 10.30pm Closed Tuesdays Paseo Maritimo, El Morche, Torrox

Broomfield Construction

& Property Maintenance All aspects of building work undertaken Plastering Plumbing Tiling Rendering Kitchens Terraces Bathrooms House Reforms Wet Rooms Call Matthew: 711 002 689 Urb. El Mirador de la Axarquia, 25 Vivienda, Alcaucin Email: broomfieldmatthew@gmail.com www.broomfieldconstruction.es


Estate Agents!

THIS SPACE FOR JUST 180 euros for the year!! Call: 664 210 468

Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A TORRE DEL MAR Tel: 952 547 554 / 680 210 414

info@buyahomespain.com www.buyahomespain.com

www.andalucia4you.net

Email: contact@andalucia4you.net Tel: +34 952 72 08 32 634 35 70 26 Avda. Andalucía 125 Caleta de Vélez

Your specialists on the Axarquia Coast

C / Infante 23, Edif. Faro 1, bajo, TORRE DEL MAR Tel./Fax. 0034 / 952 54 70 76 Mobile: 658 93 31 87 e-mail: info@suissehome.com www.suissehome.com

Country and Village Houses For Sale

Office/Home: +34 952 55 77 33 Mobile: +34 606 010 580 unspoiltandalusia@gmail.com www.unspoiltandalusia.com

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SALES & RENTALS We Urgently Require Properties Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306 / 606 087 362 Calle Dr Fleming, 1 Nerja. 29780


LA RAQUETA ARTISAN MARKET CHARITY MARKET first Saturday in month. 5th June, then 3rd July at La Raqueta, Nerja 10am- 2pm

We have a 'bring a book, buy a book’ stall in aid of "Pippa's Paw Prints" plus a Tombola stall in aid of the Homeless in Spain. At the time of going to press we have 30 stalls booked, a good selection of Artisan products, want a bespoke piece, then ask our stall holders. For more details visit our Facebook page LA RAQUETA ARTISAN MARKET, where our stallholders will be posting their products. Come along for the 1€ breakfast and or the 5€ special lunch. So between these two delights, wander through the stalls.

For any information phone Linda on: 659 375 603


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True Story

Is it you? Outside Bristol zoo there is a car park for 150 cars and 8 coaches. There also used to be a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 and coaches £5. This parking attendant worked there for all of 25 years, then one day he just didn't turn up for work... "Ho hum" said Bristol zoo management "Better phone up the City Council and get them to send a new parking attendant" "Err no", said the Council, "That car park is your responsibility"... "Err no", said Bristol zoo management, "The attendant was employed by the City Council, wasn't he?"..... "Err NO!" Sitting in his villa in Spain is a bloke, who had been taking daily the car park fees, amounting to an estimated £400 per day at Bristol Zoo for the last 25 years... totalling £3,650,000!!!

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The secret to old age A doctor on his morning walk, noticed an older lady sitting on her front step smoking a cigar, so he walked up to her and said, "I couldn't help but notice how happy you look! What is your secret?" "I smoke ten cigars a day," she said. "Before I go to bed, I smoke a nice big joint. Apart from that, I drink a whole bottle of Jack Daniels every week, and eat only junk food. On weekends, I pop pills, get laid, and don't exercise at all." "That is absolutely amazing! How old are you?" “34” she replied!

Halting erosion using Vetiver from VetiverSpain

Vetiver is a non-invasive clumping grass that grows rapidly to about 2 metres tall. Vetiver is used mostly to fight erosion, preserve top soil and clean contaminated water. Vetiver can be cutback a few times a year so the cuttings can be used as a beneficial mulch and a nutritious feed for farm animals. Located in Sayalonga at an elevation of 500 metres we plant all year round but Spring planting gets the best results. Vetiver loves the heat of summer to get established faster. For more information or a visit please contact us

For more images of Vetiver go to: https://www.vetiverspain.org/photo-gallery.html For videos on our YouTube page go to: https://www.vetiverspain.org/youtube.html www.vetiverspain.com email: info@vetiverspain.com Telephone: (34) 692 288 657 Vetiver Spain


Plumbing By Chris

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Specialists in Property Law

Property Sales & Purchase

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Tax Law (Resident & Non-Resident) Family Law

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Mad Eh?!

Inner Peace

Have a go at this ?!?!?!?!?!? 3 men go into a hotel. The man behind the desk said the room is €30. So each man paid 10€ and went to the room. A while later the man behind the desk realised the room was only 25€. So he sent the bellboy to the 3 guys’ room with 5€. On the way the bellboy couldn’t figure out how to split 5€ evenly between 3 men, so he gave each man a 1€ and kept the other 2€ for himself. This meant that the 3 men each paid 9€ for the room, which is a total of 27€, add the 2€ that the bellboy kept = 29€ Where is the other euro? Answer on page 99  MODERN

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I have finally found inner peace by following the simple advice I heard on a Medical TV show.

A Doctor proclaimed the way to achieve inner peace is to finish all the things you have started. So I looked around my house to see things I'd started and hadn't finished and, before leaving the house this morning, I finished off a bottle of Merlot, a bottle of shhhardonay, a bodle of Baileys, a butle of vocka, a pockage of Prunglies, thamainder of botProzic and Valumscriptins, the res of the Chesesckean a box a chocolets. Yu haf no idr who fkingud I fel. Peas sen dis orn to demyu fee AR in ned ovinrpece

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Reasons To Advertise

Don’t be the one to miss out on some potential business during these tougher times.

1. Customers Forget. We the customers forget without constant reminders. Each day a customer doesn’t hear about your company is one more day they start hearing about your competitor. 2. Name recognition. When a customer thinks of a product who do you want them to think of? It’s pretty hard for them to immediately think of you if they don’t see your name anywhere.

3. people often take their time when buying. I often use a laptop when I could travel around and the time is coming for a new one. So I’ll be shopping for that. Am I going to buy it tomorrow? Probably not. I’ll start looking out for the ads, studying the available brands and assembling the features I need. I might not make the purchase for several months but when I do I will probably have a dealer in mind and they will get a shot at my business.

4. Customers move. Studies show that 25% of your customers will move each year, this means there is a 25% of potential new customers arriving too.

5. A portion of the market is always shopping. Did you notice the tyre ads in the paper today? If you need tyres you probably did. If not you probably didn’t give them a second glance. Not everyone is your customer every day. But each and every day there is a portion of the population that is looking for your product. And you need to be there when they are ready to start looking for that product. COvID Advertising Companies willing to raise their voices and continue advertising their wares in a depressed economy “will not only consolidate their existing position but will likely achieve a

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degree of dominance when the marketplace makes its inevitable recovery.” While consumers may stop buying during this uncertain time, it doesn’t mean they stop listening and reading. But if you keep your cool and maintain your advertising presence, when your competitors withdraw their voices from the market place your voice will be heard all the louder. We will get through this together, those advertisers that continued with us throughout the recession in 2007/2008, 80% are still advertising with us today! 

To advertise in The Sentinella Axarquia call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com The deadline for the July edition is Sunday 20th June.

Early to bed, Early to rise, Work like hell,

Keep your name out there for as little as 5€ a month. Think about it!!

And ADVERTISE! Laurence J. Peter

It doesn’t have to be expensive.

Listings from as little as 60 euros per year!! Call: 664 210 468

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Sales I Rentals I Management

Do you want to sell your property this year? Don’t procrastinate! Be ready for the influx of Brits.

Don’t miss out. Call us NOW for a FREE valuation! Puente don Manuel

For Sale

S3-624

Beautiful 3 Bed 2.5 Bath Villa (162m² built, 777m² plot), set in the

countryside, but walking distance to amenities, fantastic mountain views, only a 20-minute drive to the coast. 3 bedrooms,

2 bathrooms, WC, f/f kitchen and large lounge/dining room

with fireplace with patio doors to mature gardens, a variety of terraces, swimming pool & BBQ

Sales Price: 239,950¤ (SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTION!)

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For Sale

S4-315

Beautiful 4 Bed 4 Bath Villa (283m² built, 2,099m² plot), amazing sea views. Main house: large living room, f/f kitchen, 3 beds & 2 baths. Guest House: living room, kitchen, bathroom & bedroom plus

another fully equipped studio. Large swimming pool and plenty of terrace areas. Garage and private parking; land is fully fenced

Sales Price: 499,000¤ (NEW!)

Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, (opposite bus station) TORRE DEL MAR - Tel: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414

Email: info@buyahomespain.com


Frigiliana

Sales I Rentals I Management For Sale S3-618

3 Bed Country House with stables (120m² built, 2,300m² plot), 7km from Frigiliana, fabulous views, good access plot is flat

& can be used for temporary dwellings. Lounge/dining room 3 double beds, 1 bathroom, f/f kitchen & covered terrace at the front, above ground pool

Sales Price: 249,000¤ (IDYLLIC!) Comares

For Rent

R3-403

3 Bed 2 Bath Country House,

with lounge, dining room, f/f kitchen,

pool, ample parking & covered terrace

Rental Price: 550¤ per month

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Saucy Postcards

Service, installation & repairs. Supply and installation of all makes and models including Daikin, Mitsubishi and Fujitsu. Best prices guaranteed Polar Air Conditioning - First to be built on reputation, reliability and recommendation.

DAIKIN & MITSUBISHI INVERTERS SUPPLIED & FITTED FROM €750 Call: 655 211 192 www.polarair.eu info@polarair.eu 633 886 921


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Hard To Find

Lunch menu 6.95€ Evening menu & weekends 7.95€ Special Dishes - Crispy Duck Orange Duck, Babi Pangang

Open 12.00-16.00 / 19.00-23.00 (Closed Mondays) Calle infante, 24 Torre del Mar (Thursday market road) Takeaway available Tel: 952 965 109 / 625 908 186

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Boat Trips From The Marina Del Este, La Herradura

Top luxury sailing charter operator on the Axarquia/Costa Tropical ‘Sailnplay’ are ready and waiting to welcome you on one of their great boat trips this summer.

Operating since 2008 (last year was their 13th year…….arrrgghhh, you may have guessed something would go wrong!!), the only complaint has been about the drive down to the Marina and the nightmare of parking in the summer months. So, now, new for 2021 they are offering minibus transfers for guests from all over the area. And it also means everyone in your party can enjoy a few drinks onboard without worry! So, treat yourself with a half day out (4 hours) of unlimited drinks and a full sumptuous buffet meal on a luxurious motor yacht, the Charlie Ruggle, ideal for family celebrations. If you prefer a sailing yacht, then the ever-favourite catamaran trips are still going strong since 2008, and the minimum group size for a private charter has been reduced down from 8 to only 6 guests on all the four hour trips so that your group can relax safe in the knowledge that the correct precautions have been taken for your well being and safety post-covid. The catamaran trips are 90€ and the top of the range motor yacht 120€ per person (both half price for children). Spoil yourselves as you enjoy complimentary drinks throughout, and a magnificent buffet meal served by an ever-attentive crew as you glory in the beauty of the stunning coastline on board your very own luxury powerboat or catamaran yacht, at a mere fraction of the cost of actually owning one. Visit unspoilt and otherwise inaccessible coves and bays, see dolphins close up, and really live the dream for you and up to 6-12 guests for your special occasion. Breakfast, lunch, and sunset dinner trips are all available for summer 2021. Visit the website on www.sailnplay.com now for full details (or see the advert opposite).

All precautions following Covid-19 have been taken, and all guests will be asked to report to the office at the entrance to the marina first where you and your party will have your temperatures taken, and where masks and hand gel will be available for those who don’t supply their own. The office also sells essentials such as sun creams, hats, flip-flops, sunglasses and towels. All the boats

have large sundecks where social distancing is not a problem.

Planning a party this summer or next year in 2022? Then talk to Mike on 669 118 816 as the yachts are the perfect venue for your hen, stag, wedding, birthday, anniversary, or any other special event. With Bluetooth music connectivity onboard, superb catering and additional watersports on offer, this option is very popular, particularly as Sailnplay will charter in several other yachts for special events giving a whopping capacity of up to 50 guests, all sailing at the same time and anchoring up together for a whale of a time. For sailing times visit www.sailnplay.com and for contact information see the advert opposite. Sailnplay also rent out kayaks and paddleboards for use on the nearby Marina Bay or Hidden Beach, (both only a few minutes away).

And finally, Sailnplay are again offering their full range of RIBS, speedboats and powerboats for hire (some with no boat licence required!) from just €175 for half a day. Check all this out on their website www.sailnplay.com, give Mike a ring on 669 118 816, or pop into the office at the marina entrance.

Looks like there will be something for everybody down at Marina del Este this summer and in spite of the horrible and unusual events of late, Sailnplay promise that your visit to Marina del Este will be the highlight of your holiday.

See main advert opposite and on page 23


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Cyclists

Love them or hate them

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A cyclist is a disaster for a country's economy. He does not buy a car and does not take out a car loan. Does not buy car insurance. Does not buy fuel. Does not send his car for servicing and repairs. Does not pay for parking. Does not become obese. Yes - and he stays well, damn it!! Healthy people are not needed for an economy. They do not buy drugs. They do not go to hospitals and doctors. They take too long to die, depriving funeral homes of high coffin charges. They add nothing to a country's GDP. On the contrary, every new McDonald's outlet creates at least 30 jobs: 10 cardiologists, 10 dentists, 10 weight-loss experts apart from the people working in the McDonald's outlet. Walking is even worse.

These people don't even buy a bicycle!!


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Los Naranjos Bar Restaurant In Alcaucin

Alcaucín, situated in the foothills of Sierra Tejeda Mountains, is home to the superbly located restaurant, Los Naranjos, which has the most wonderful terrace overlooking the magnificent countryside, making it a location everyone must visit at least once! Owners Hilde and Manolo run the restaurant everyday with help from their staff on their busy ‘live music’ days. They close on Wednesday’s for a well earned rest.

The kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 8am until midnight, then from midnight through to 2am for drinks. They have something for everyone including, meats, fish, salads and a pasta/vegetarian dish on offer too. On Saturday’s at noon they serve a very tasty paella plus they have a menu del dia on offer too. Their speciality dishes are goat and lamb, and I have to say the leg of lamb is super delicious and comes with plenty of mint sauce. The dishes in my opinion are large and beautifully presented. The terrace is spectacular with wonderful views and on a clear day also has a view of Lake Vinuela!

Now the nice weather has arrived this really is a fabulous location to sit and relax with a nice glass of vino or two after a hard day at work, or for many of us a busy week at work! Los Naranjos views will be sure to relax you.

Weekends are a busy time at Los Naranjos during the summer, particularly because the location is so nice to spend an afternoon of eating, drinking and listening to their live music. It is essential to reserve a table to avoid being disappointed. Live music coming up in June is; Sunday 6th June and Saturday 19th and in July; Sunday 4th and Sunday 18th. Live music with Miguel Botana. Hilde has recently organised a market to be held on the terrace, market days in June are; Friday 4th and 18th and in July are; Friday

2nd, 16th and 30th. If you would like to book a stall please call 951 041 535. Hilde and Manolo look forward to welcoming you. See main advert on page 20


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Items For Sale / Wanted

I WILL COLLECT FrEE of charge all your used clothing, bric-a-brac, pots and pans, books, toys, CD´s garden pots, tools, pieces of furniture or anything else you are throwing out whilst you are cleaning. Call me on 625 319 323 Jacqui

IKEA UNIT - 40€

W-120cm D-42cm H-120cm

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JOKE BOOK Oh My Good Gawld 2 Yours truly has put together the 2nd joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter. 5€ Call: 664 689 138 NEW MEMBErS WANTED - EL CApITAN TENNIS CLUB Torre Del Mar. Open to new members. For information ring 623192294

Plot Of Land For Sale

Approx. 1,340m2 with ruin of approx. 200m2 In need of complete restoration. Fabulous views, fantastic potential. 16,500€ Situated near Los Romanes overlooking Lake Vinuela. All paperwork in order. Call: 660 123 349

Sell Your Items Here Call: 664 210 468

TRAPICHE MARKET

Every Tuesday 9.30am - 1.30pm

Come and enjoy a relaxing morning at Los Jardines del Trapiche, THE nicest market venue on the Costa. HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON Please note that we will be obeying the restriction rules with this being the new norm. So come on down for one step further to normality!!

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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Mezquitilla, Lagos and El Morche: Casual And Quirky Beach Locations

Mezquitilla, Lagos and El Morche lie 40km from Malaga with an efficient coastal bus route that links the city with these small beach communities. This is a beautiful stretch of coastline which has been attracting more tourism due to its tranquility and unspoilt nature.

Mezquitilla The dark gravel and sand beach is the distinct feature of this stretch of coastline. The beach at Mezquitilla is around 650m long, stretching into Algarrobo Costa and about 20m wide. It is a great place to spend the day with the family. The sea here is calm and the parking free along the coastal highway. It is also a wheelchair accessible beach and offers amenities such as sunbed hire and beach umbrellas. With a restaurant right by the sea, it is definitely a great place to relax. Restaurant La Viuda is an elegant and stylish place offering an excellent choice of fresh fish and locally caught specialties. There is a terrace with unrivalled views of the sea and, in summer, there is often live entertainment that adds to the atmosphere.

El Morche As Mezquitilla is attached to the municipality of Algarrobo, so El Morche connects to Torrox municipality. Its large and has a wide beach with around 1200 metres in length and has a width of 50m. This expanse is mainly composed of fine dark sand and the calm sea makes it a great place for paddling. This, in turn, makes it the ideal place for families to relax. In summer, this is a very popular beach with locals from the nearby towns as well as those from further afield in Andalucia. It has a range of amenities: sunbeds, hammocks and parasol hire, good parking, a range of restaurants and chirunguitos as well as being accessible for visitors with disabilities. There is a hotel, Hotel Costamar, directly positioned by the beach which offers both double rooms as well as small apartments. For a different eating out option, it’s worthwhile visiting the Bio Beach Club, set on the beach and offers an interesting International menu, excellent cocktails as well as live entertainment throughout the year. (see main advert on page 48)

Whilst tourism has replaced the traditional fishing and farming as the main source of Lagos income in these small communities, these Just east of Mezquitilla and attached to it by places retain a traditional charm and the wide beach and the scenic coastal road character. They are well worth the stop for N340, is the even smaller settlement of either their fresh fish, delicious meals or quiet Lagos. Here is another seaside location to beaches. enjoy the beach and the beautiful sunrises over the Mediterranean Sea. For Mezquitilla Beach fresh fish, Bar El Kiosko, an unassuming restaurant with a Tiki bar at the front is hard to beat. Starting off as a humble kiosk or standing bar, over the years it’s popularity meant that larger premises were necessary. If you’re attracted to a study holiday, immersing yourself in the Spanish language, food and culture then Lagos also has a privately run Spanish Language School designed for adults.


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De Cotta Law

Divorcing in the English courts – De Cotta Law can provide a professional and confidential service to residents of Spain

We are often asked whether a couple can choose to divorce in England or in Spain, and where they will have the greater economic advantage. Although the UK is now outside the scope of EU legislation in both countries it can still be a question of “first come, first served” which means it is important to get the right advice before proceedings are commenced. A lot has been written in the news about wealthy individuals forum shopping – that is looking for the best country to take the action. Where there is considerable wealth this is often thought to be England though where one spouse has private pensions this can be disadvantageous. We have Family law specialists who can commence or defend divorce proceedings in England and you would not have to travel to England until any hearing takes place.

It may be that jurisdictional rules prevent you from commencing the divorce in England or a petition has already been lodged in England by your spouse. A battle over jurisdiction can become very costly and a better route may be to reach a settlement which can deal with Spanish property. However, it is very important to have the English consent order correctly drafted to ensure any Spanish property transfers are not taxed.

If there is a divorce in Spain the door can remain open in England under specific provisions which allow someone to make a financial application in England after a foreign divorce. You have to prove either residence or domicile in England and that the financial matters have not been properly dealt with. There have to be assets in England such as property, monies or pensions.

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De Cotta Law can also directly instruct a Barrister in England who would be familiar with the decisions being made in the courts of England & Wales, equally in Scotland or Northern Ireland. This can be more cost effective than instructing a firm of solicitors in the UK where fees are generally higher and can rapidly rise if the matter is contentious. As a firm we are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority so we can act in the English courts.

If you would like an initial telephone conversation please call Lauren Sykes on +34 951 315 161 or email on family@decottalaw.net Alternatively you can book a consultation at our Nerja office on 952 527014 or email nerja@decottalaw.net See main advert below


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& t i Fru Facts le Veg neapp Pi

A pineapple is neither a pine nor an apple, but a tropical fruit consisting of many berries that have grown together.

The Spanish word for pineapple is ‘piña’.

The scientific name of a pineapple is Ananas comosus.

You may have an itchy tongue or sore lips right after you eat pineapple. This is because bromelain breaks down proteins, it can "eat away" at your flesh. For this reason, it's also an ingredient in meat tenderiser. But as soon as you swallow the fruit, your stomach acids destroy the flesh-eating enzyme.

Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant or slice off the top of a pineapple and plant it in soil.

Pineapples ripen faster upside down.

It can take more than two years for a pineapple plant to produce a single pineapple fruit.

Pineapples are especially rich in vitamin C and manganese, one cup of fresh pineapple chunks has: Calories: 82 grams, Protein: 0.89 grams, Fat: 0.20 grams, Carbohydrates: 22 grams Fibre: 2.3 grams.

A pineapple plant can stay alive and continue giving fruits for up to 50 years. Only one pineapple is produced by a single plant in a single season. The biggest producer of pineapples in the world is South Asia.

The largest pineapple recorded was in 2011 and grown by Christine McCollum from Bakewell Australia. The pineapple was 32cm long, 66cm wide and weighed 28kg.

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About two years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the Western Mediterranean aboard a Princess liner. At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone by the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I also noticed that all the staff, ships of officers, waiters, busboys etc.., all seemed very familiar with this lady. I asked our waiter who the lady was, expecting to be told that she owned the Line, but he said he only knew that she had been on board for the last four cruises, back to back. As we left the dining room one evening I caught her eye and stopped to say hello. We chatted and I said, “I understand you’ve been on this for the last four cruises.” She replied, “Yes, that’s true.” I started, “I don’t understand” and she replied, without a pause, “It’s cheaper than a nursing home.” So, there will be no nursing homes in my future. When I get old and feeble, I am going to get on a Princess Cruise Ship. The average cost for a nursing home is £200 per day. I have checked on reservations at Princess and I can get a long term discount and senior discount price of £135 per day. That leaves £65 a day for: 1) Gratuities which will only be £10 per day. 2) I will have as many as ten meals a day if I can waddle to the restaurant, or I can have room service (which means I can have breakfast in bed everyday of the week). 3) Princess has as many as three swimming pools, workout room, free washers and dryers, and shows every night. 4) They have free toothpaste and razors, and free soap and shampoo. 5) They will even treat you like a customer, not a patient. An extra £5 of tips will have the entire staff scrambling to help you. 6) I will get to meet new people every 7 or 14 days. 7) TV broken? Light bulb needs changing? Need to have a mattress replaced? No problem! They will fix everything and

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apologise for your inconvenience. 8) Clean sheets and towels every day, and you don’t even have to ask them. 9) If you fall in the nursing home and break a hip you are on the NHS. If you fall and break a hip on the Princess ship they will upgrade you to a suite for the rest of your life. Now hold on for the best! Do you want to see South America, the Panama Canal, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, or name where you want to go? Princess will have a ship ready to go so you don’t look for me in a nursing home, find me on a ship.

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Dust If You Must

Remember, a layer of dust protects the wood beneath it

A house becomes a home when you can write 'I love you' on the furniture.

I used to spend at least 8 hours every weekend making sure things were just perfect 'in case someone came over.' Finally I realised one day that no-one came over; they were all out living life and having fun!

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A woman comes home and tells her husband, 'Remember those headaches I've been having all these years? Well, they're gone.' No more headaches?' the husband asks, ‘What happened?' His wife replies, 'Margie referred me to a hypnotist and he told me to stand in front of a mirror, stare at myself and repeat, 'I do not have a headache' 'I do not have a headache' 'I do not have a headache' ‘Well, it worked! The headaches are all gone.' ‘Well, that is wonderful' proclaims the husband. His wife then says, 'You know, you haven't been exactly a ball of fire in the bedroom these last few years, why don't you go see the hypnotist and see if he can do anything for that?’ Reluctantly, the husband agrees to try it. Following his appointment, the husband comes home, rips off his clothes, picks up his wife and carries her into the bedroom. He puts her on the bed and says, 'Don't move, I'll be right back.'

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He goes into the bathroom and comes back a few minutes later and jumps into bed and makes passionate love to his wife like never before. His wife says, 'WOW! - that was wonderful!’ The husband says, 'Don't move! I will be right back.’ He goes back into the bathroom, comes back and round two was even better than the first time. The wife sits up and her head is spinning 'OH MY GOD' she proclaims. Her husband again says, 'Don't move, I'll be right back.' With that, he goes back in the bathroom. This time, his wife quietly follows him and there, in the bathroom, she sees him standing at the mirror and saying. ‘She's not my wife' ‘She's not my wife' ‘She's not my wife' . ‘She's not my wife' His funeral service will be held on Saturday.


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Some hilarious top tips!

Top Tips

Before attempting to remove stubborn stains from a garment, always circle the stain in permanent pen, so that when you remove the garment from the washing machine you can easily locate the area of the stain and check that it has gone.

yourself and bleed for a while, thus reducing the pressure in your veins. Heavy smokers. Don't throw away those filters from the end of your cigarettes. Save them up and within a few years you'll have enough to insulate your roof.

Don't waste money buying expensive binoculars. Simply stand next to the object you wish to view.

Corsa drivers. Attach a lighted sparkler to the roof of your car before starting a long journey. You drive the things like dodgems anyway, so it may as well look like one.

Weight Watchers. Avoid that devilish temptation to nibble at a chocolate bar in the cupboard or fridge by not buying it in the first place.

Housewives. I find the best way to get two bottles of washing-up liquid for the price of one is by putting one in your shopping trolley and the other in your coat pocket.

Don't buy expensive 'ribbed' condoms, just buy an ordinary one and slip a hand full of frozen peas inside it before you put it on. An empty aluminium cigar tube filled with angry wasps makes an inexpensive vibrator. Olympic athletes. Disguise the fact that you've taken steroids by running a bit slower. Smokers. Save on matches and lighters, by simply lighting your next fag from the butt of your last one. Invited by vegetarians for dinner? Point out that since you'd no doubt be made aware of their special dietary requirements, tell them about yours, and ask for a nice steak. High blood pressure sufferers. Simply cut

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Slinkies are 82 feet long. Bees have 5 eyes.

The thumb nail grows the slowest, the middle nail the fastest, nearly 4 times faster than toenails. You spray 2.5 drops of saliva per word.

‘I am.’ is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. A snail can sleep for three years.

4 out of 5 children recognise the Mcdonald's

logo at 3 years old.

Chicken meat is not a main ingredient of chicken nuggets.

The Rubik’s cube is the best-selling toy of all time. The oldest piece of chewing gum is more than 9,000 years old.

Ping Pong balls can travel off the paddle at speeds up to 160 km/hr. That's just under 100 mph. Germans eat twice as much chocolate as Americans.

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The letter 'A' is not in any number from 1 to 999.

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A little girl asks her mum, “Mum, can I take the dog for a walk around the block?” Her mum replies, “No, because she is on heat.” “What does that mean?” asked the child. “Go and ask your father. I think he is in the garage.” The little girl goes out to the garage and says, “Dad, can I take Lulu for a walk around the block? I asked Mum, but she said the dog was on heat, and to come and ask you.” He took a rag, soaked it in petrol, and scrubbed the dog’s backside with it to disguise the scent, and said, “Ok, you can go now, but keep Lulu on the leash and only go one time around the block.” The little girl left and returned a few minutes later with no dog on the leash.. Surprised, Dad asked, “Where’s Lulu?” The little girl said, “She ran out of petrol about halfway round the block, so another dog is pushing her home!”.

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Director: Chloé Zhao, rating: R Stars: Frances McDormand, Gay DeForest, Patricia Grier,Linda May How to watch: Stream it on Hulu. Buy it on Amazon, Apple TV, Google Play,

This poignant film deservedly swept the board at the recent Oscars, and it is not hard to see why. Nomadland — which won the “Best Film” award and also gave Chloe Zhao the Best Director Oscar — is a Springsteen song in movie form, a beautifully rendered tale of what it means to be disenfranchised in America. Life on the road has never been so tenderly captured, politically alive and profoundly moving. After losing her job in a gypsum mine in Empire, Nevada, having worked there for many years, widowed Fern (Frances

McDormand) puts her life in a small van and travels the American West, working odd jobs and sharing experiences with fellow nomads on the fringes of conventional society.

Fern works any seasonal job she can, be it on a sorting line of an Amazon fulfilment centre, gathering a beet harvest or cleaning the loos at an RV park. But this is the genius of Fern: she is in no way a victim of economic circumstance, looking and taking work wherever she can get it. When she runs into a teenager she once tutored in a sports store, she rejects the offer of a roof over her head, saying: “I’m not homeless, I’m just houseless. Not the same thing, right? Don’t worry about me.” After an employment supervisor tells her she is not suitable for any of the jobs on her books, Fern joins one of the seminar camps of van-dwelling guru Bob Wells, learning the nomadic basics: stealth parking, “how to look after your own sh*t”, and the phrase, “See you down the road,” a less permanent way of saying goodbye. It is in part a “road movie”, which delivers a wonderfully understated performance as a traveller living life on the margins. Frances thoroughly deserved her “Best Actress” Oscar. Star Rating *****/*****


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Enjoy!!

1. Once all villagers decided to pray for rain. On the day of prayer, all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umberella. That is faith.

2. When you throw babies in the air, they laugh because they know you will catch them. That is trust.

3. Every night we go to bed without any assurance of being alive the next morning, but still we set alarms to wake up. That is hope.

4. We plan big things for tomorrow in spite of zero knowledge of the future. That is confidence.

5. We see the world suffering, but still, we get married and have children. That is love.

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Daughter’s text to Dad:

Daddy, I’m coming home to get married soon, so get your credit card ready. Lol!  As you know, I’m in Australia and he’s in the US. We met on a dating site, became friends on Facebook, and had long chats on Whatsapp. He proposed to me on Skype and now we’ve had a two month relationship through Viber. Dad, I need your blessing, good wishes, and a really big wedding. Lots of love, Lilly Dad’s reply: My dear Lilly, Like Wow! Really? Cool! Whatever.... I suggest you two get married on Twitter, have fun on Tango, register for your stuff on Amazon, and pay for it all through Paypal. And when you get fed up with this new husband, sell him on Ebay. Lots of love, Dad

6. On an old man’s shirt was written a sentence, “I’m not 80 years old; I am sweet 16 with 64 years of experience.” That is attitude.

Enjoy life and live your life like these six stories. Remember - Good friends are rare jewels of life, difficult to find and impossible to replace.

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I Resign

Below is a letter of resignation from an employee at a computer company, to her boss, who apparently resigned very soon afterwards! It’s no wonder!

have friends randomly call you over the next couple of years to keep you honest, because I know you would be unable to do it on your own.

Asking me, a network administrator, to explain every little nuance of everything I do each time you happen to stroll into my office is not only a waste of time, but also a waste of precious oxygen. I was hired because I know how to network computer systems, and you were apparently hired to provide amusement to myself and other employees, who watch you vainly attempt to understand the concept of "cut and paste" for the hundredth time.

3. When you borrowed the digital camera to ‘take pictures of your Mother's birthday,’ you neglected to mention that you were going to take pictures of yourself in the mirror nude. Then you forgot to erase them like the techno-moron you really are. Suffice it to say I have never seen such odd acts with a sauce bottle, but I assure you that those have been copied and kept in safe places pending the authoring of a glowing letter of recommendation. (Try to use a spell check please; I hate having to correct your mistakes.)

Dear Mr. Smith, As a graduate of an institution of higher education, I have a few very basic expectations. Chief among these is that my direct superiors have an intellect that ranges above the common ground squirrel. After your consistent and annoying harassment of my co-workers and me during the commission of our duties, I can only surmise that you are one of the few true genetic wastes of our time.

You will never understand computers. Something as incredibly simple as binary still gives you too many options. You will also never understand why people hate you, but I am going to try and explain it to you, even though I am sure this will be just as effective as telling you what an IP is. Your shiny new iMac has more personality than you ever will. You walk around the building all day, shiftlessly looking for fault in others. You have a sharp dressed useless look about you that may have worked for your interview, but now that you actually have responsibility, you pawn it off on overworked staff, hoping their talent will cover for your glaring ineptitude. In a world of managerial evolution, you are the blue-green algae that everyone else eats and laughs at. Managers like you are a sad proof of the Dilbert principle. Since this situation is unlikely to change without you getting a full frontal lobotomy reversal, I am forced to tender my resignation, however I have a few parting thoughts. 1. When someone calls you in reference to employment, it is illegal for you to give me a bad recommendation. The most you can say to hurt me is “I prefer not to comment.” I will

2. I have all the passwords to every account on the system, and I know every password you have used for the last five years. If you decide to get cute, I am going to publish your "favourites list", which I conveniently saved when you made me "back up" your useless files. I do believe that terms like "Lolita" are not usually viewed favourably by the administration.

Thank you for your time, and I expect the letter of recommendation on my desk by 8:00am tomorrow. One word of this to anybody, and all of your little twisted repugnant obsessions will be open to the public. Never mess with your systems administrator. Why? Because they know what you do with all that free time! Wishing you a grand and glorious day, Cecelia


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Celebrity piers? Ant and Dec have suggested that Piers Morgan could star on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! this year as he’s ‘looking for a job’.

The pair spoke about the upcoming series of the ITV reality show and joked that Piers could finally sign up as he’s ‘not working at the moment’.

Piers left GMB after six years as a co-presenter on the ITV programme earlier this year following a record number of people complained to Ofcom about his remarks regarding Meghan Markle.

Speaking on Lorraine, Ant suggested that now could be the ideal time to sign him up to the series. ‘You’ve always said you’d quite like to have Piers Morgan in there. Is that still the case?’ presenter Lorraine Kelly asked. ‘Well he’s not working at the moment, so he’ll be looking for a job,’ Ant joked.

ITV bosses might have a big job on their hands if they’re to convince Piers to take part, though. Last year a fan asked Piers on Twitter: ‘What would it take for you to go on to I’m A Celeb?’ He replied: ‘£10million.’

Green Coldplay The band Coldplay is to end its ban on touring after hiring eco-experts to get them gigging again. The band refused to take its last album, Everyday Life, on the road over fears of polluting the planet — and said fans wouldn’t see them again until their stadium shows were ‘environmentally beneficial’. Frontman Chris Martin now says they are confident they can be carbon-neutral rockers. ‘We said about 18 months ago that we won’t do a big tour again until we can make it super-clean and super-green,’ the 44-year-old said. ‘After that interview, so many people approached us with ideas so we, our creative director Phil (Harvey) and our manager Dave (Holmes), have been working with people and seeing how we can do it. ‘When we are able to announce a tour, it will be as green as we can possibly make it; always with room to improve.’


Fleur Bounces Back X Factor star Fleur East was left ‘really burnt’ when she was dumped by Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, she has revealed. The Sax singer bounced back to carve out a career as a DJ on Hits Radio and as a TV host — but she has warned hopefuls considering going on The X Factor that fame can be a ‘double-edged sword’. ‘When I left Syco I felt really burnt,’ she said. ‘I had achieved my dreams, got a massive record deal — then was literally put on the shelf,’ she told Guilty Pleasures. ‘I was left questioning my talent, and whether I was worthy of having that opportunity. That was the hardest.’ Luckily, she was hired by ITV to host game show The Void, with Ashley Banjo, and has now clocked up 500 shows as a Hits Radio host.

She said of Cowell’s hit talent show: ‘I went into it knowing it’s huge and could go one way or the other. I had to accept that risk. I knew my career could take off or I might not work again in the industry as there is a stigma attached to it.’

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Billie’s confession Billie Piper has described feeling like a ‘charlatan’ during her teenage years as a chart-topping singer.

The Doctor Who star had a number one in 1998 with, ‘Because We Want To’ when she was just 15, making her the youngest female artist to debut at the top of the singles chart. She has since become a successful and acclaimed actor on both stage and screen, but described feeling like a ‘charlatan’ during her early career. ‘I loved singing but I didn’t have the strongest voice, I didn’t write songs and I didn’t play or write music,’ she told Lauren Laverne on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. ‘Acting was what I wanted to do most.’

Going into her time as the Time Lord’s companion on Doctor Who, Billie credited the show as taking her on when she was perceived as a ‘burnt-out child star’.

‘It was a very exciting and satisfying time because it was hard to get an acting job with my history, first as a pop star then as this sort of burnt-out child star, which is how I think I was painted.’


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It’s A Flying Cheek!

We live three hundred metres from the little aerodrome in Trapiche. Apart from a few years ago when the aerodrome had a heavy number of private pilots using the space above our heads to practice noisy and dangerous ‘aerobatics’ continuously – I am pleased to say this is no longer an issue - the aerodrome has not really been a problem – just the odd propeller aircraft passing over from time to time which is no trouble at all and quite a delight.

But in recent months the air traffic has risen, with the opening of two pilot schools, and within the local community a protest group was formed on social media which has become very active, and followed especially by those living in north Velez and Benamocarra. This has now become a big local controversy which we have been following from a distance. However, when the President of the Real Aeroclub de Málaga, which runs the aerodrome, was recently asked for comments on the recent protests from local residents, by Sur newspaper, I was shocked and infuriated to read his answer.

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Translated, he said “The majority of protesters are foreigners who have bought country houses that are illegal as they are agricultural buildings that they are letting out to tourists”.

As a person with a real estate business in this area for twenty years, I could not believe my eyes, at such an arrogant and prejudice answer. Every ‘foreigner’ I know in this area lives in a legal or legalised residential house, and thanks to the hard work of local lawyers, notaries and some agencies, I know of no case of ‘foreigners’ living in or letting out agricultural buildings to tourists as residences – does anyone know of such a case? I would like all local ‘foreign’ residents in this area to know that I intend to defend them, in a letter to the editor, explaining this and suggesting that if that was the President’s only response to a genuine question, then he clearly has no argument. By Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia (see advertisement below)


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Oh My Good Gawld 2 At last!!! Sorry for the wait! Yours truly has put together the 2nd joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter.

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Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday – ‘Our Shop’ is open with the New Spring and Summer collection. Time 11.00 to 13.00.

Every Monday - Craft Group & Knitting and Crochet Group. Time 10.00 to 13.00.

Every Friday – Coffee Morning. Come and enjoy homemade cakes and a beverage in our lovely shady garden. Inside seating is also available. Meet up and catch up with friends, pick up the free newspapers. Browse through our preloved ladies and mens clothing for those essential additions to your wardrobe. Kitchen & household items, bedding, curtains and much more available to purchase. For the bookworms amongst you, check out our Book shop, hundreds of second-hand books waiting to be read. CDs and DVDs too. We are accepting donations of household goods and items of clothing and would appreciate it if you could bring them to us in bags that you do not need, during the normal opening hours. Time 11.00 to 13.00. Excursion to Gibraltar - June depending on the Covid regulations (date to be advised) We are organising our trip to Gibraltar again. It is a chance to visit the various tourist attractions eg: St Michaels Cave, cable car and tunnels. It is also an opportunity to purchase Duty Free Items and typical English items of food, etc. from the Morrisons Supermarket, please be aware that you might NOT be able to bring certain items back into Spain, so we suggest you check with the authorities. To keep everyone safe we will only be allowing those from the same household to sit together on the bus otherwise one person per double seat. Masks will need to be worn at all times on the bus and the current rules for Gibraltar will need to be adhered to whilst on the rock. We look forward to seeing you all. Ticket price 16€ or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 14€. Proceeds for fundraising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED.

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The Costa Animal Society (CAS) shop has geared up for summer with all the appropriate attire you’ll need for the beach and in town in the evening on offer. We’ve also have plenty of books to keep you occupied beneath the umbrella between naps.

We continue to offer incredible bargains during a time when we know that every penny counts. Despite rock-bottom prices, we regularly offer snap sales on various categories of merchandise, so stop by if you’re in the neighbourhood, you never know what you might find. The shop's large inventory is clean and well-presented, updated daily, with a friendly staff of volunteers on hand to help. Donations are always welcome - please help us to restock our shelves. Of course all shop proceeds go directly towards helping our animal friends in need, primarily for vet bills, food and kennelling costs. The Costa Animal Society (CAS) Shop is located next door to the Good Stuff Café in Nerja at No. 2 Calle Castilla Perez. Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 10.00am until 2.00pm.

CAS is always eager to hear from people who are interested in becoming shop volunteers. One four hour shift once a week makes a big difference. There are always two volunteers per shift making for a safe, relaxed, congenial environment. For more information please stop by the shop or feel free to call our shop manager May Delaney on 653 557 237. For more info please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org


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Wine productions, in England, most certainly have several centuries of knowledge and expertise. The 20th century saw increased developments and the wine industry became a more serious business, with English wines gaining much respect and acknowledgement, receiving numerous awards, at prestigious competitions and events. I searched for a company that produces and makes available, an excellent range of wines – something for all tastes and palates.

amongst the Cellarmaster’s Choice range, which is specifically selected by Denbies’ wine makers. A splendid red wine to accompany red meats and casseroles.

Denbies Wine Estate is located in Surrey and was established during 1986. Several grape varieties are grown, for their wine productions, many of which are award-winning.

GrEENFIELDS (12.5% vol) from their Vineyard Select range, is a further example of a superb, bottle-fermented ‘sparkler’. The golden-straw colour complements a most wonderful bouquet. The Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier grapes give the impressive, crisp pleasures for the mouth’s enjoyment, which is extended.

BACCHUS (11% vol) is produced only in the best seasons, from 100% Bacchus grapes which are cold-fermented in stainless steel vats, plus a small portion that is barrel-fermented and aged. A wonderful pale-straw colour entices to the nasal appeal. The mouthfeel and palate enjoy the dry and full-bodied effect, perfectly, for this Vineyard Select, white wine production. SUrrEY GOLD (11.5% vol) I found to possess a bouquet of fragrances, then, following on, to have an excellent mouthfeel and palate. This is a white wine, Classic Collection, production.

rOSE HILL (11.5% vol) is in the ‘middle’. Between white and red, this ‘pink’ production certainly does not disappoint. The bouquet of summer fruits extends to a real, bursting mouthfeel. This is a Classic Collection, wine. rEDLANDS (12% vol) is to be found

WHITEDOWNS BrUT (12% vol) – Cellarmaster’s Choice – I consider a very good sparkling wine. This production is made from a blend of grape varieties grown on the Denbies Estate and then bottle-fermented, providing fruits, with fresh flavour and a perlage which entices to a lengthy appeal. A splendid wine to enjoy pre-dining (or whenever!).

For all details and information, including wine tours and tastings, please contact: Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, London Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6AA. Tel: 44 (0) 1306 876 616 and visit: www.denbies.co.uk

As Always, Enjoy! Trevor Langley


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Volunteers needed. The Costa Animal Society needs your help, particularly with their efforts at the Sunday car boot markets in Nerja and Almuñecar. If you have some time, and especially if you own a 4x4 or other large vehicle, your assistance in transporting and selling goods on a Sunday morning would be much appreciated as both these markets help raise much needed funds to care for rescued animals. If you can assist CAS in any way call Wendy: 660271984 or Vera: 680 315880.

SEEKING CHARITIES - People helping People Do you know of any SPANISH Charities (O.N.G) who help people and are seeking funding? The American International Club is currently seeking Spanish Organisations who are seeking assistance. 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 Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly at The Asador Restaurant Puente Don Manuel, on Mon 12.00 – 1400 hrs. And on a Wed at midday at the Bar La Vega, Torre Del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support TRBL in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. You do not have to have served in the Armed Forces to become a member. Interested? Then please Phone Branch Secretary Sue on 691 544 140 or just pop in for a chat.

Furniture shop, Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact 952564910/671048304 voluntariado@cudeca.org PIPPA’S PAWPRINTS CHARITY SHOP Calle Antonio Jimenez No. 4b, behind the Bus Station and the Notary. Cards, bric-a-brac, bags, shoes and quality clothing at knock-down prices. Now open from Tues to Sat 10.30am - 2pm. 622574174

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Every 2nd Wednesday in the month AAR monthly quiz at La Tasca. 3pm start. Opposite the police station, Torre del Mar. Call Shelia for details 640 328 051 Every Tuesday is Tony’s Bingo Quiz at The Belvedere at 3pm in Torre del Mar. Come along for a great fun afternoon! Call 610 100 908 to reserve a table. Every Thursday Quiz at Bar Samba 3pm

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Wed 5pm 6pm Salón Pilates con Lorena Calle Deire, edificio fantasia, sótano 2 derecha, Torrox pueblo Mario Correa 649 59 55 94 mac1710@gmail.com

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

The Nerja Players meet on 1st and 3rd Tues of the month between Oct and Apr. Perfomances are rehearsed readings. Calle Castilla Perez 1, Nerja. Look for the very large BLUE entrance door. We are between Salon de Juegos and a Supermarket. Reservations on our website. Email: admin@thenerjaplayers.com

Move It To Music! dance fitness classes take place Saturdays at 11am annually from mid October to Easter, at Nerja’s Millenium Wellness Center in Pasaje Milenio 3 (just off the far entrance to Carabeo car park). Gentle exercise and simple dance moves set to catchy pop tunes. Ideal for beginners and very popular with the 50-plus age group. Enquiries: WhatsApp/tel 675 846 217 / moveittomusic@yahoo.co.uk

New Life Church Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service. During this time of uncertainty, God's word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way back to God. Sunday Service 11.00am Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja,29780 info@nlcnerja.com / www.nlcnerja.com Facebook:www.facebook.com/nlcne Please check to see if events are taking place


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Quiz Answers 1. Persia 2. Turkey 3. The Doors 4. 12 5. Maria Callas 6. Quarto 7. Zero 8. Kidneys 9. Knot garden 10. Billy J. Kramer 11. Greta Garbo

Riddle Answers: 1. The letter ‘d’ 2. A shirt 3. A fly 4. Bookkeeper 5. A hole 6. Periodic tables and multiplication tables 7. Noon 8. Light 9. A doorbell or a phone

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Bus Stations Torre del Mar Call: 952 559 100 Malaga Call: 952 350 061 Tourist Information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 velez Malaga: 951 067 000

Weekly Market days (mornings only) Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa Thursdays: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez, Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Nerja Car Boot ITv Call: 951 707 108 www.itvcita.com

Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally)

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 Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 958 245 200 railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272

Water Supplies velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Consulates UK 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland 952 475 108 Germany 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 Chemists www.bit.ly/dutychemists

2 ia : 06 Guardlance : 061 Ambu : 080 Fire

Moviestar Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004

Church services in English The Anglican parish of Nerja Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), every Sunday at 12 noon. There is an on-line "zoom" service on Wednesdays 9.30am. Please contact Fr Nigel with an e-mail address if you would like to join us. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 951 815736, Mobile: 608 695 756, email: cofenerja@gmail.com, website: www:nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk. 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 Sun Tel: 952 110 416 website: stgeorgemalaga.org velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sun 10.30. Tel 608 063 873 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. 952 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). Sunday Anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Presbyterian Church (Evangelical) meets for worship each Sunday at 11.00am in Legends Bar, C/ Don Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez, Torre del Mar. Email info@torredelmarchurch.es Torre del Mar: International Church Málaga/ Cornerstone International Church. Meets Sun @ 11:30am & Wed @ 6:30 pm for Bible Study. Calle Solera 2, Bajos,Torre del Mar Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship 11am - Bible Study Wed 2-4pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, Cruce de Periana Puente don Manuel. 952 117 145 or 952 518 185 Bank Hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 velez Malaga: 653 917 004, puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 JEC.CostaDelSol@gmail.com

Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs based in Lake Vinuela area. We meet on the first Mon of each month (not Aug) at Punto de Encuentro Asador, Puente don Manuel) At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. www.el-valleasociacion.com

Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar. Open mornings only, Monday and Wednesday 10.00 till 13.00 and Fridays as usual 11.00 - 13.00. We would like to assure you that we are complying with all the Covid regulations. For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org www.lux-mundi.org We would also like to invite you to become a Friend of Lux Mundi, please call in the Centre for more information, If you are already a Friend please call in to renew your card. The Nerja Philosophical Group For info please call Tom Bryson on 699 170 931

Trumps Bridge We are a very friendly international Bridge Club playing Duplicate twice weekly on Monday and Thursday afternoons at 2.45pm. We now play in our new premises at El Zoco, Calle Neptuno, Nerja. We will be starting a beginners' course in the near future and run a Mentor scheme for those wishing to improve their game. Should you require a partner, or wish further information on our Club, visit www.bridgewebs.com/trumpsnerja The Nerja History Group for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have Lectures and trips each month. Meetings are held at the Nerja Museum, above the underground car park, starting at 11.00am and finish approx. 12.30pm. Please email: nerjahistorygroup@yahoo.com

Phoenix Club We now meet every Tues between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and

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Short Mat Bowls is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Mon and Thurs afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) If you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Anoreta, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: torroxgolfsociety@gmail.com or call Captain: Bob Bennett on 691 571 570

International Choir recruiting singers. Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. Rehearsals Thurs 17.30–8pm in the room under Inmobiliaria Maroma Estate Agents (on the left at the crossroads in Puente Don Manuel A402) For more info call 689 111 352 email eucorax@hotmail.es

rBL Benajarafe Branch meet every Fri from 12.00 at the Restaurante Mediterraneo situated on the coast road in Benajarafe. We enjoy bingo, quizzes, various entertainment & monthly outings. We have an excellent weekly lunch & welcome new/existing RBL members. Tel: 653108415 benajaraferblspainsouth@gmail.com

Colmenar Social Club is a group whose aim is to promote friendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wed from 12.00pm at Arco Del Sol Hotel, Colmenar on A356 KM9. A great venue to enjoy a variety of activities such as wine tasting, talks, cooking demonstrations, monthly lunches, car sharing days out, theatre visits and a monthly bowling group. Tel: Carol on 623 125 656

RBL - Nerja meets twice a month for lunch - on the 3rd Thur at the Al Andalus Hotel, Maro. Everyone is welcome to join us. Booking is essential. Please contact Kim on tel: +44 7988029001 or email: kim_bowe1@hotmail.com.


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An 85-year-old man was requested by his doctor for a sperm count as part of his physical exam. The doctor gave the man a jar and said, 'Take this jar home and bring back a semen sample tomorrow.' The next day the man reappeared at the Doctor's' office and gave him the jar, which was as clean and empty as on the previous day. The doctor asked what happened and the man explained, 'Well, doc, it's like this, first I tried with my right hand, but nothing. Then I tried with my left hand, but still nothing. 'Then I asked my wife for help. She tried with her right hand, then with her left, still nothing. She tried with her mouth, first with her teeth in, then with her teeth out, still nothing. 'We even called up Arleen, the lady next door and she tried too, first with both hands, then an armpit, and she even tried squeezing it between her knees, but still nothing.' The doctor was shocked! 'You asked your neighbour?” The old man replied, 'Yep, none of us could get the jar open.’ ------------------------------------------------------------An Australian guy is travelling around the Greek Islands. He walks into a bar and by chance, is served by an Australian barmaid. As she takes his order, a Foster's, she notices his accent. Over the course of the evening they get chatting. At the end of her shift he asks if she wants to come back to his place. Although she is attracted to him she says no. He then offers to pay her €200 to sleep with him. As she is travelling around the world, and is short of funds, she agrees. The next night the guy turns up again. Again he orders Fosters and after showing her plenty of attention, asks if she will sleep with him again for €200. She remembers the night

before and is only too happy to agree. This goes on for 5 nights. On the 6th night the guy comes in again, orders Fosters but goes and sits in the corner. The barmaid thinks that if she pays him more attention then, maybe she can shake some more cash out of him. So she goes over and sits next to him. She asks him where he's from in Australia .. 'Melbourne', he tells her. 'So am I. What suburb?' she enquires. 'Glen Iris' he replies. 'That's amazing,' she says excitedly, 'so am I what street?' 'Cameo Street' he replies. 'This is unbelievable.........' she says, her voice quavering; 'What number?' 'Number 20', he replies. She is totally astonished. 'You are NOT going to believe this,' she screams, 'but I'm from number 22! My parents still live there!' ‘I know...' he says, 'Your Dad gave me $1,000 to give to you' He who drinks Australian, thinks Australian. ------------------------------------------------------------A man was lying in bed with his new girlfriend. After having great sex, she spent the next hour just rubbing his testicles something she just loved to do. As he was enjoying it, he turned and asked her, "Why do you love doing that?" “Because I really miss mine" ------------------------------------------------------------Paddy was driving down the street in a sweat because he had an important meeting and couldn't find a parking place. Looking up to heaven he said, 'Lord take pity on me. If you find me a parking place I will go to Mass every Sunday for the rest of me life and give up me Irish Whiskey!' Miraculously, a parking place appeared. Paddy looked up again and said, 'Never mind, I found one.'

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A frog goes into a bank and approaches the clerk. He can see from her nameplate that her name is Patricia Whack. 'Miss Whack, I'd like to get a 30,000€ loan to take a holiday.' Patty looks at the frog in disbelief and asks his name. The frog says his name is Kermit Jagger, his dad is Mick Jagger, and that it's okay, he knows the bank manager. Patty explains that he will need to secure the loan with some collateral. The frog says, 'Sure. I have this,' and produces a tiny porcelain elephant, about an inch tall, bright pink and perfectly formed. Very confused, Patty explains that she'll have to consult with the bank manager and disappears into a back office. She finds the manager and says, 'There's a frog called Kermit Jagger out there who claims to know you and wants to borrow 30,000€, and he wants to use this as collateral.' She holds up the tiny pink elephant. 'I mean, what in the world is this?' The bank manager looks back at her and says... 'It's a knick knack, Patty Whack. Give the frog a loan, his old man's a Rolling Stone.' ------------------------------------------------------------Sheila and her husband Barry went for counseling after 37 years of marriage. When asked what the problem was, Sheila went into a passionate, painful tirade, listing every problem they had ever had in the 37 years they had been married. She went on and on and on: neglect, lack of intimacy, emptiness, loneliness, feeling unloved and unlovable, an entire laundry list of unmet needs she had endured over the course of their marriage. Finally, after allowing this to go on for a sufficient length of time, the therapist got up, walked around the desk and, after asking Sheila to stand and unbutton her blouse, he embraced her, put his hands on her breasts, and kissed her passionately as her husband Barry watched with a raised eyebrow.. Her face was deeply flushed and she panted softly. Sheila shut up, buttoned up her blouse,

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and quietly sat down in a daze. The therapist turned to Barry and said, 'This is what your wife needs at least three times a week. Can you do this?' Barry thought for a moment and replied; "Well, I can drop her off here Mondays and Wednesdays, but on Fridays, I play golf.' Can you pick her up?? ------------------------------------------------------------Jurgen Klopp flies to Baghdad to watch a young Iraqi play football. He is suitably impressed and arranges for him to join the squad at Anfield. Two weeks later Liverpool are 4-0 down at Chelsea with only 20 minutes left. The manager gives the young Iraqi striker the nod and on he goes. The lad is a sensation, scores 5 goals and wins the game for Liverpool. The fans are delighted, the players and coaches are delighted and the media love the new star. When the player comes off the pitch, he phones his Mum to tell her about his first day in English football. 'Hello Mum, guess what?' he says (in an Iraqi accent).'I played for 20 minutes today. We were 4-0 down but I scored 5 and we won. Everybody loves me, the fans, the media they all love me.’ 'Wonderful,' says his Mum, 'Let me tell you about my day. Your father got shot in the street and robbed, your sister and I were ambushed, gang raped and beaten and your brother has joined a gang of looters, and all while you were having such great time. The young lad is very upset, 'What can I say Mum, but I'm so sorry.' 'Sorry?!!! Sorry?!!!' says his Mum, 'It's your bloody fault we moved to Liverpool in the first place!' ------------------------------------------------------------“Mum! I’m going out!” “You’re not leaving this house until you change that miniskirt!” “Why?” “Because I can see your balls Richard!”

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1. Venetian blinds originated in which country?

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2. A poult is the young of which creature?

1. I belong in the month of December, but not in any other month. I am not a holiday. What am I?

4. In an English trial, how many people sit on the jury?

3. Who spends the day at the window, goes to the table for meals, and hides at night?

3. Which group recorded the original of “Light My Fire?” 5. Which great soprano earned the name of “La Divina?”

6. What measure of paper is 8 by 10 inches? 7. On a European roulette wheel which number is on the green?

8. Brights’ disease affects which organs of the body? 9. What name is given to a geometric garden with arranged beds and small hedges? 10. Who sang with the Dakotas?

11. Which Actress said, “I want to be alone?”

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4. What English word has three consecutive double letters?

5. What gets bigger the more you take away? 6. What kind of tables do not have legs? 7. What time of day is spelled the same forwards and backwards?

8. What can fill an entire room without taking up any space? 9. What do you answer even though it never asks you questions?

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7 Comedy by George Bernard Shaw (1894) (4,3,3,3) 8 Capital of the United Arab Emirates (3,5) 9 Minority branch of a religion (4) 10 State of disgrace resulting from public abuse (7) 12 Hubert -----, composer of the hymn Jerusalem (5) 14 Small Scottish Highland farm (5) 16 Corrupt morally (7) 19 Nile’s symbolic bird (4) 20 Subtle deception (8) 22 Accepted the unpleasant consequences of one’s actions (5,3,5)

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2 Comfortable with (4,2)

3 Giant, son of Poseidon and Gaia (7) 4 Uncomplaining sort (5) 5 Japanese hostess (6)

6 Vosges crystal-making town: card game (8) 11 Robber released by Pontius Pilate (8) 13 Slept in (anag) (7)

15 Rankle; become infected (6)

17 Arrival or entry of conspicuous numbers of people or things (6)

18 Hurried; impatient (5)

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ARIES: March 21-April 20 A positive and comfortable month for Aries with a beneficial aspect on your courage and karma, as you find communication skills at work and at home improving. You will triumph in any battles during June if you stay in control

TAURUS: April 21-May 21 Focus on completing pending duties to be rewarded with a month filled with humour, courage, intelligence, wealth and progress, impacting your self-development and wealth. Time to let go of any anger and pride and avoid misunderstandings with family members

GEMINI: May 22-June 21 You are mentally sharp, feeling brave, poetic, full of grace and confidence, transforming and unravelling a beautiful destiny. Be careful of any inner anger and pride which could make you appear egotistical. Dreams and goals can be achieved in June CANCER: June 22-July 22 A mixed month for Cancer in which relationships with a father or boss may suffer or problems with a spouse could arise. You may be drawn toward occult and spiritual practices. Take time to relax and meditate will help with focus and good health LEO: July 23-August 23 You may need to travel this month, finding it tiring and causing stress. Taming any resulting anger will gain you respect and recognition in your work, your actions and your ideas. Beware of taking on debt and let your Guru guide and bless you in all respects VIRGO: August 24-September 22 Virgos will find a focus on work this month when perhaps it would be better to spend

more time with family members or risk lack of unity. Financial matters go well but be careful not to become mentally exhausted

LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 Looking after your health and taking time to study and research a project close to your heart will help achieve goals and success in June – a month in which you are creative, intelligent and fortunate. Break out the bubbly!

SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 Expect a peaceful atmosphere at home and some happy gatherings. There may be advice from elders and resolution of family previous problems. Take care in communication and relationships will flourish

SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21 Sagittarians should stay focused, avoid harsh words and monitor health this month. Talk things over to avoid misunderstandings and monetary issues. Plans to travel may be delayed

CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 A passionate month for Capricorn with just a couple of minor setbacks involving rivalry or competitiveness. Stay calm and you will easily overcome obstacles with intellect, creativity, versatility and faith

AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 Expect good news and support both at work and at home. Have patience with delays, maintain motivation, make friends of your enemies and await positive news! Overall a good month for Aquarians

PISCES: February 20 - March 20 A challenging month for Pisces but set to bring about improvements in future time spent wisely, plus slow, steady all round gain despite some minor health issues. Balance your time spent alone and with family


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AIR CONDITIONING

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

lConnect Air Conditioning. Supplying the latest in heat pump technology at the best prices. Contact Sean: 639 738 624 www.connectairconditioning.com Email: connect.aircon@hotmail.com lCool Solutions all leading brands of air conditioning supplied and fitted, servicing only €30 per unit. Heat pumps for pools and heating. Occupancy sensors supplied and fitted. Tel: 693 047 935 or 625 822 410. Email: coolsolutions.es@gmail.com.

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lAwnings - Blinds - Mosquito Screens, Glass Curtain Repairs, Replacement of plastic jointing strips, New Installations, Roller Shutters / Repairs. New installations, Conversion from manual to motorised. Call Julian: 655 825 931

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE

lThe Hair & Beauty Studio Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (along from Morenos) Call: 951 204 158 or 654 897 410

BLINDS

lBespoke Blind Services. Blinds made to measure for any window size or shape, Vertical, Panel, Roman, Venetian and Roller blinds. Large selection of colours and designs to suit any existing decor or new projects. Call: Ian 644 546 176 solarblinds.es@gmail.com

BUILDERS

lLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application & 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

lJohn Housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: housbyjohn@gmail.com


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lGeneral building maintenance, for all those little jobs you need to do! Replacing broken tiles, grouting, rendering repairs, silicone around baths, sinks, windows, painting, persiana repairs, roof leaks, awning re-covers, pool maintenance etc.. Phone/Whatsapp Ian on 644 546 176

CARPENTERS

lQuality Bespoke Wooden Furniture. Your design brought to life. Any size, colour or design for homes, gardens and businesses. www.weswoodwork.com Telephone: 679 171 008

CAR ACCESSORIES

lWindow Tinting, A mobile service for your convenience, ITV legal and certified. Cut out annoying glare. Stop U/V. Protect children and pets. Be cool. Enjoy the sun, don’t suffer it! Call Ian 902 888 176 / 644 546 176

CAR RENTAL

lNo hidden cost, delivery along the coast, personal meet & greet service at the airport with no queues or bus journeys. www.quickcarhiremalaga.com quickcarhiremalaga@gmail.com 669 899 065 / Whatsapp available

CARERS

professional live in and day time carers for long and short term. Specialising in mobility and dementia care. For more details call or WhatsApp Sheila Taylor on 0034 610 613 149 sheilat5@hotmail.co.uk

professional carer live-in and day/night care specialising in dementia, alzheimers, anxiety, cancer, palliative care, parkinsons, stroke, mobility etc... Great flexibility. For more info call: Carmen on 644 441 783 or email:carmenlopez36@hotmail.com

CARE HOMES

lCasa Klein. A better place to live. Scandinavian convelescent and retirement home. Situated on a hilltop overlooking mountains and the sea in Velez Malaga. Tel: 952 50 21 30 Mob: 679 167 168 www.casaklein.com

CHIROPODISTS

lregisitered Chiropodist/podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. Over 25yrs exp NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715 Foot care in the comfort of your home. Services including nail cutting, corn, callus and ingrowing toe nail removal. Specialising in diabetic foot care. Full PPE worn. Clare Sasada 659825512.

CLEANING

lUltra Clean, Clean & Changeovers, key holding, house-keeping, laundry, window cleaning, gardening etc.. Call Pammy: 674 597 984 Torre del Mar area

COMPUTER SERVICES

lSteve’s Computer and Laptop Service. Providing a thorough health check/repair for corrupted software and removal of virus/malware infections. Sales of used/refurbished laptops at competitive prices. Call Steve in Torrox: 634347055 Email: sfmay@hotmail.com

COMPUTERS

lDavid Fenton: Computer Help Specialist. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. House calls, remote assistance or bring it to me. Help and impartial advice with all types of technology. Tel 952 549 607, Mob 654 899 976

COUNSELLING

lKestrel Counselling. Professional, confidential, qualified counselling service. Skype or online. Experienced with all age groups including children. Tel: 636 588 697 www.kestrelcounselling.com Email: kestrelcounselling@gmail.com

CURRENCY TRANSFERS

lTransferwise (now called Wise) - Really easy and a cheaper way to send money abroad. Every friend that you invite to Wise will get a first ‘fee-free transfer’ of up to 500pounds. Plus you get rewarded too. You receive 50 euros once invited 3 friends who make a qualifying payment of at least 200 euros each. Go to this link below to receive your free transfer. https://transferwise.com/invite/asd/kamik9

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DAMP PROOFING

lElectro-OS S.L. Immediately effective. 20 Year guarantee. Tel: 958 656 560 / 619 666 363 www.electro-os.com info@Electro-os.com

DENTISTRY

lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: info@clinicaeuropa.eu

lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at competitive prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German and Spanish Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm www.dentadanes.com

DRAIN CLEARANCE

lDrains & plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers! High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installations, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain&leak.com

ELECTRICIANS

lSparkinspain - Electrical installations & maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga & inland to Competa and Frigiliana.Tel Colin 951 242 449/Mob 666707297 sparkinspain@rocketmail.com Web: www.english-electrician-nerja.com

ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS

lDo you pay too much for your electric? Contact Daniel from AxarEnergy today on: 662 114 241. More than 1000 clients have already changed over and there is no cost to you for switching! Email: dlopez@axarenergy.com www.axarenergy.com

ESTATE AGENTS

lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com lAndalucia real Estate (Belgian management)- sales and renovations since 2005 – Axarquia area – Dutch/Belgian/English market. Av. De Los Cipreses 16, Frigiliana. 0034-952 53 44 81 or 0034-666 82 17 96 info@andaluciarealestate.eu www.andaluciarealestate.eu

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lAxarquia Properties S.L Est. 2001. Office: 952 436 781 Cta. Almeria 194, Benajarafe Email: info@axarquiaproperties.com www.axarquiaproperties.com lFleming properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, www.fleming-properties.com lAndalucia4you.net Advice on the entire buying-selling process including property management and reforms. Avda. Andalucia 125, Caleta de Velez. Call: 952 72 08 32 or whatsapp 634 35 70 26 Email: contact@andalucia4you.net www.andalucia4you.net

lImmotions real Estate, selling to Belgian, Dutch, English & Scandinavian clients. We offer; one go-to person, renovation guidance, after-sales service and much more! Call +34/654 899 531 or +34/656 823 048 Website: immotionsrealestate.com E-mail: info@immotionsrealestate.com

lAxarquia real Estate.com A better place to live. Professional services for buying and selling property. Cruce Puente Don Manuel 4, next to the pool shop. Tel: 663 093 782 Email: info@axarquiarealestate.com

lExpat real Estate - More Than A Real Estate Agency, we offer numerous tailor-made services, especially if you need advice in your own language. Call 0034 671 410 153 or 0034 952 117 406 Email: info@expatrealestatemalaga.com Web: www.expatrealestatemalaga.com

lBluCee Inmobiliaria / real Estate Bespoke service by dedicated team covering Málaga, Axarquia and Costa Tropical. Sales, property management, holiday rentals. www.blucee.com info@blucee.com Tel: 0034 711 042 727

lZalia properties, long established rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. El Cruce de Periana 4, Edf. Alzabel, Semisotano 2, Alcaucin www.zaliaproperties.net 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS

lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) Sales, Rentals, Management, Holidays. Professional advice with 16 years experience in Spain. Tel 666 135 516 / 618 940 829 Email: spanishmanagement1@gmail.com Web: www.spanishmanagement.com


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lThe Town Frier All Your Chippy Favourites. Fish & Chips, Kebabs, Pies... All freshly cooked. We now serve rotisserie chickens every Saturday & Sunday,eat-in or takeaway. Calle Venta Baja 10, Puente don Manuel. Call: 696 33 93 36

FINANCIAL SERVICES

lSpectrum IFA Group, Specialist Financial Advice to Expatriates across Europe. Our expertise covers Retirement & Pension Planning including QROPS, Life Assurance, Efficient Investing (using Insurance wrappers), Succession & Inheritance Tax Planning, Currency Exchange & much more. Contact Antony on 0034 639 418 017

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

lLa Esperanza Funeral parlour. Funeral Directors with their own funeral parlours and crematorium with more than 50 years experience in the Malaga province. Telephone 952 50 15 81, 24 hours a day 365 days a year (in case of death/emergencies)

FURNITURE

lCudeca Hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 / Mon- Fri 17:00 – 20.00. Nerja C/ Almirante Carranza 15 Tel: 663 083 503 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 www.cudeca.org

GARDENING

lred palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099

GARDEN FURNITURE

lDe Tropen - Specialist in garden furniture, 13.000m2, all models in stock. www.detropen.es Location: Autovía del Mediterraneo A-7 (Exit 272), 29700 Velez Malaga, Entrance behind Repsol gasoline station. Tel. 642 651 074

HANDYMAN SERVICES

lAxarquia Handyman Services, Flat-pack assembly & installation specialist, shelving, blinds, painting and decorating, general DIY. Or just an extra pair of hands. Phone or Whatsapp Bill: 617 61 29 16 or Email: bsacbill@gmail.com (Based near Lake Vinuela)

HEALTH & WELLBEING

lKate Blatherwick Therapy, Professional Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Counselling and Life Coach. Call Kate for a free, no obligation, confidential consultation 711 00 31 71 www.kateblatherwick.com email: katejblatherwick@gmail.com

HEATING

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

HOUSE CLEARANCES

lCash paid - For house and garage clearances. Best prices. Get quote. All items considered. Contact Ernie or Martin 616 812 765 / 690 854 154

INSURANCE

lGpS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes www.gpsinsuranceservices.com email: admin@gpsinsuranceservices.com Tel/Whatsapp: 711 021 479

lLinea Directa, Car insurance starts from 194€. Best prices and best cover. Car, motorcycle, home and vehicle fleet insurance. Call: 952 147 834 www.lineadirecta.com

lLiberty Seguros The Expats No. 1 choice for insurances. Avda. Andalucia, 61 Blq 1, Local E, Torre del Mar. Call: 913 017 883 / 617 967 668 Email: patricia.camps@exclusivos.libertyseguros.es FB: liberty.seguros.expats

KENNELS AND CATTERIES

lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels, just lots of exercise, fun & cuddles. Also pet paw casting & bespoke animal sculptures in cement & needle felting. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com

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lTrilingo Idiomas is a British run language academy based in Velez-Malaga offering English and Spanish to Expats, from beginners to advanced – call Mark or Donna on: 951 768 175 / 679 792 329 lLanguage Classes Online, Language assistance services / translations / private tuition / exam preparation. www.languagesclassonline FB: @languageclassesonline Tel: 648 69 77 96 Email: team@languagesclassonline

LAWYERS

lCS Abogados, Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, 952 697 004 Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, 951 832 130 Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, Email: info@cslawyers.es / www.cslawyers.es lAxarquia Solicitors 15 years helping expats and non-residents –Offices in Nerja & Velez-Málaga. Call: 952 901 225 for a free no obligation appointment. mail@axarquiasolicitors.com

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MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS

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

OPTICIANS

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

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PARAGLIDING

l De Cotta Law Spanish Abogados & English Lawyers. Consultations and advice on all legal matters. Conveyancing specialists. www.decottalaw.com. Call us on 952 527 014 or email info@decottalaw.net

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

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

lAndy 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

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

lplumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

METALWORK

MOBILITY PRODUCTS

MOSQUITO/FLY SCREENS

lMosquito Screens made to measure & repairs. Plus nets for your pets too with reinforced dog flap. Call: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

PLUMBERS

PLUMBERS

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES

lInk Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email: sales@printerink.es


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

REMOVALS

lTony roam removals 15 years To & Fro Spain to UK. ES: 636 393 542 / UK: 07973 362 003 Email: tonyroam@btconnect.com www.euroam.co.uk lAlcala Transport, Fully Legal, Spanish registered Transport/Removals Company. Operating locally for over 10 years. We run two vans twice per month to and from the UK/Europe. Call Colin for a no obligation quote on 0034 608 085 700 or 0044 7936886822

RESTAURANTS

lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: indianpalacealcaucin@gmail.com www.indianpalacealcaucin.blogspot.com lBuon Gusto ristorante - pizzeria, Paseo Maritimo, Torre del Mar Tel: 951 70 28 33 Comercial Centro Rincon De La Victoria Tel: 952 97 86 04

SATELLITE T.V.

lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com

SOLICITORS

lDel prado & partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47 www.delpradoandpartners-es.com

lBest Law Office in Law Axarquia Area. Professional legal and tax services at affordable rates. Free quotations and consultations. Offices in Nerja and Velez-Malaga. Tel: 952 901 225 Email:mail@axarquiasolicitors.com

STORAGE/PARKING

lparking El Llano Caravans/Boats storage & General storage 24hr security, from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468

lpersonal Storage, fully insured with CCTV security. Secure storage / easy recovery / discount for bulk quantities. Prices from 14€ per m3, 5€ per suitcase (per month). Call: 682 525 106. Poligono Castillo Alto 66, Nerja. 150 metres behind Lidl on right.

SWIMMING POOLS

lCosta Swimming pools, Specialists in steps and ledge construction, acid cleaning and re-grouting. Compete pool reforms. All areas covered. Call: 711 022 774 for a free quote

TAXIS

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

VETS

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

WANTED ITEMS

lBest prices paid for jewellery, watches and artwork. 30 years in the business. Call or whatsapp Martin: 603 355 959 Email: tintoamour@gmail.com

WEBSITE DESIGN

lWebsite design for your business on the Costa del Sol. Facebook marketing and hosting. Web: www.tomlumsden.es Whatsapp: 625 842 780 Email: tom@tomlumsden.es

WILL WRITING

lwww.britishwills.com / 951 247 255 admin@britishwills.com British Wills & UK. Lasting Powers of attorney for all UK Nationals who live abroad or who own property in Spain affiliated with: ‘The Society of Will Writers’ UK.

WINDOW TINTING

l Heat reflective tint for; windows, doors, glass curtains, glass roofs, reduce cooling costs and insulate the glass to retain winter heat. Be comfortable indoors! Call: 644 546 176 ian@solarshadetinting.com


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