The Sentinella Axarquia Magazine November 2022

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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 219


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m Fro Ed... the Hola and a big welcome to the November edition of the Sentinella Axarquia. It’s that time of the year again when we all sit back and wonder where the year has gone, as the shops are being filled with the usual Christmas gifts, foodstuffs, decorations, every other advert on the television is advertising Christmas and there is a general Christmas buzz in the air. I would usually write that the days are becoming colder too, but at the time of writing this particular month, we have been experiencing some mighty fine warm autumn weather with temperatures not dropping much below 200C and rising to 24/250C. But let’s see — a week or so can be a long time on the weather front and hopefully we will, by the time you are reading this, have received some much, much-needed rain. So, it’s time to plan ahead. New Year celebrations in Spain are always so plentiful that it’s difficult to choose what to do, as the Spanish generally spend the lead-up to the New Year at home and celebrate with their families unless they are at a planned event, which means that many bars, clubs and restaurants close perhaps around 6pm-ish and don’t re-open until around 00.30am when the bars and clubs, particularly, become packed full until the wee small hours of New Year’s day morning. This of course is fine if you are Spanish, but I prefer to have a nice meal in a restaurant in the evening and then head to a bar to see the New Year in with some family and friends; after this, I generally plan to be in bed by 2am — whilst the partygoers often keep going MUCH longer, of course! However, as these restaurants are hard to find open, please do your research in advance!


Editor: Kami Knight Sales: 664 210 468 / 664 689 138

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This year I have found a planned event at a lovely location to celebrate NYE. The event, which is catered for by ‘Mangoa,’ is at Salón del Mar, Torre del Mar, and by their standards it will be a wonderful meal and evening. It will feature traditional Andalucian cuisine with signature touches, carefully presented using local high-quality products. The evening


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Strange News dinner commences at 9pm, with all drinks during the dinner included (see main advert for full list) a five-course meal and grapes to celebrate at midnight. After the NY is in, it’s time to party with a DJ, live orchestra, all drinks included — including international and local brands — until 05.30am, party bag, plus an early morning snack. The Spanish certainly know how to party! If you would like further information about this event and the prices, please see their main advert on page 39. On that note, have a great November and if you would like to appear in our Christmas edition, please get in touch by Monday 21st November.

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

The Sentinella



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Fishy affair Two fishermen appear to have been caught hook, line and sinker after allegedly putting weights into their catch to try and cheat in a fishing tournament. The world of competitive fishing is reeling over the scandal after footage of the moment the lead balls were found inside the walleye fish went viral online. Jacob Runyan and Chase Cominsky were hoping to win the Lake Erie Walleye Trail tournament in Cleveland, Ohio, and would have walked away with a prize of $30,000 (£26,300). However, they were disqualified and are now being investigated by Ohio's Department of Natural Resources, NBC News reports. If the weights had never been found Runyan and Cominsky would have lifted the trophy for heaviest fish. The anglers have not responded to requests for comment. Swan song A swan in Surrey held up trains after it wandered onto the tracks during the morning rush recently. Trains were delayed for about an hour. The bird was found on the tracks in Staines, Surrey, at about 8am, stopping trains through the area towards Ascot in Berkshire. South Western Railway's Twitter account joked that "our very own Sgt Angel" dealt with the swan - a reference to the 2007 police comedy Hot Fuzz. The film has a scene where Simon Pegg's character Nicholas Angel and his partner chase an escaped swan through the town. Network Rail's Wessex route posted an image on its Twitter account showing the animal being carried in a bag. "If you swan around on the railway, you get The Bag," it said.

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Strange News (Continued) Fair play? A championship football match was delayed after it was claimed the goals were two different sizes, sparking calls for an investigation. Cardiff City coaching staff suggested one of the goals was two inches higher than the permitted 8ft ahead of their away clash with Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. The game kicked off seven minutes late as Cardiff caretaker manager, Mark Hudson, tried to raise the issue - but agreed the match should go ahead after being told it would take up to two hours to investigate. Cardiff went on to win the match 3-1, with their third goal hitting the underside of the apparent taller crossbar before going in. Hudson said: "A couple of the lads thought there was an issue with the size of the goals. “One of the goals was too high by a couple of inches. "We were initially told we'd have to wait a couple of hours for it to sink another couple of inches, but no one wanted that. "We decided to continue with it, and it was the same for both sides.

Bunny boiler Lidl has been ordered to destroy its chocolate bunnies after it lost a court battle with Lindt. The Swiss firm had argued its gold-wrapped Easter rabbit deserved copyright protection from a similar product sold by the budget supermarket. Switzerland's highest court agreed and overturned a ruling last year by the country's commercial court that had sided with Lidl. It ordered that all the imitation bunnies be destroyed, but suggested the chocolate needn't be wasted and could be melted for use in other products. "Destruction is proportionate, especially as it does not necessarily mean that the chocolate as such would have to be destroyed," it said in a summary of its verdict. It's not the first 'copycat' legal dispute to involve one of the big discount supermarkets, who model many of their own-label products on established rivals. Marks and Spencer came to an agreement with Aldi earlier this year after claiming the Cuthbert cake was too similar to its own Colin the Caterpillar.

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Coffee Filters & Their Uses Coffee filters.... Who knew how handy they could be, and they are not pricey 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave. Coffee filters make excellent covers. 2. Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome... Coffee filters are lint-free so they'll leave windows sparkling. 3. Protect china by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each dish. 4. Filter broken cork from wine. If you break the cork when opening a wine bottle, filter the wine through a coffee filter. 5. Recycle frying oil. After frying, strain oil through a sieve lined with a coffee filter.

wrappers for messy foods. 7. As a sewing backing. Use a filter as an easy-to-tear backing for embroidering or appliqueing soft fabrics. 8. Use them to wrap Christmas ornaments for storage. 9. Use them to remove fingernail polish when out of cotton balls. 10. Use them to sprout seeds.. Simply dampen the coffee filter, place seeds inside, fold it and place it into a plastic bag until they sprout. 11. Use as a disposable "snack bowl" for popcorn, crisps, etc..

6. Weigh chopped foods. Place chopped ingredients in a coffee filter on a kitchen scale. 7. Hold tacos. Coffee filters make convenient

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How Much Is My Property Worth? This is a question at Buy A Home Spain

that have sold recently. Do not confuse this

that we are asked all the time. The answer

by looking at prices of properties being

is simple, ‘It’s whatever someone will pay

advertised, because so many are advertised

for it!’. That is very true, but it’s not very

at unrealistic and inflated prices. And please

helpful and not what you want to hear, is

don’t be influenced by an amount of money


you would like to have or even what you need, maybe to buy something else. It is hard

Alternatively, you can turn to the property

to accept this, but what you may want, or

valuation company, TINSA, who will tell you

need, does not affect the valuation; it is what

that the average value of properties in

the market dictates that will give you a true

Andalucía in Quarter 3 of 2022 was

valuation. I know you can be very emotionally

1417€/m². But that is equally unhelpful. It is

attached to your property, but to arrive at the

just an average figure. They can narrow it

right price you need objectivity and the best

down to certain areas of Andalucía as well,

way to do this is to sit down with a local

such as Málaga, but prices per square metre

property professional and discuss the details.

in Málaga city will not be the same as in Torre

If you would like a free valuation of your

del Mar or Benamargosa, or a specific house

home, please see our contact details given in

halfway between 2 villages somewhere in the

our advertisement in the centre pages.

Axarquia. Furthermore, values per square

We will be happy to help.

metre of new-build apartments on the coast will be massively different to an old finca in

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the countryside. The only way to value a local

Buy A Home Spain

property is to compare the many different aspects of that property (location, access,

See main advert on pages 50 & 51.

age, condition, quality, views, etc.) with others

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Red Rose Property Spain REAL ESTATE Due to our business rapidly expanding, Red Rose Property Spain will be opening up our new office in Caleta de Vélez early November - Exciting times! We have a large international client base searching for local properties in our area. Are you interested in selling? Do you own a property in Caleta de Vélez, Vélez-Málaga, Torre del Mar, Algarrobo Costa, Mezquitilla and surrounding areas? Contact us today....We work with international and local selling platforms. Call/Whatsapp or private message Catherine on: +34 602 627 580 for English, For Dutch, Spanish and German please call Peter on: +34 661 419 974 Email: For other properties listed on Facebook please see the link below.

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Linea Directa New regulations for English expat residents in Spain governing the mandatory issue of a Spanish driving licence NEW REGUALTIONS MANDATORY SPANISH DRIVING LICENCE New regulations governing the mandatory issue of Spanish driving licences for British citizens is an issue that’s causing concern for some of our English expatriate customers.

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Our Legal Assistance service will keep you fully updated on all the latest news and provide details on driving schools closest to your home, where you can prepare for the exam in English, consult the registration fees and raise any questions you may have.

Spain and travel for periods of less than six months (tourist type), may continue to drive in Spain, during that period, with their original permit.

In this article we’ll explain the regulations and procedures that you’ll have to follow, and the possible sanctions for non-compliance. If you need more information or you’d like to speak to our Legal Assistance team, please call 919 180 022 and we’ll be happy to assist and advise you.

Residents with a British driving licence, had until December 31st 2020 to swap and redeem theirs for a Spanish licence. Consequently, they must now obtain a new Spanish driving licence from scratch, submitting to the requirements and tests established in Spain for obtaining said licence.

AUTOMATIC LICENCE EXPIRY AFTER 30 APRIL 2022 As of December 31st 2020, the UK ceased to belong to the European Union, and regulations that allowed driving in Spain, with a British driving licence, ceased to be applicable. UK issued driving licences were only authorised to drive in Spain until April 30th 2022, and are now not valid. All existing agreements on highway regulations that protect the Member States of the European Union have ceased to be valid and applicable. However, those British drivers who do not have their main residence in


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Pizza’s, Burgers, Fish and Chips, Mogollones, Rosca’s eat in or takeaway Daily live sports and the best drinks. Avda. de Andalucia 113, Caleta de Velez Tel: 611 26 04 88 Open: Tues - Fri 16.00 - 0.00 Sat 10.00 - 0.00 Sunday 12.00 - 0.00


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Christmas Is On Its Way... Christmas is fast approaching and Russells the international food store in Torrox Costa are already stocking up on a superb selection of traditional Christmas goodies... With a huge variety of Christmas confectionery and chocolates, including all those family favourite selection tins such as Quality Street, Roses, Heroes, Celebrations and more. Mince pies, Christmas cakes, Christmas puddings, festive biscuit selections, as well as all the ingredients for Christmas baking and not forgetting everything to ensure you need for that special Christmas day dinner. Pop in to ask about reservations for meat joints and don’t forget you can shop from the comfort of your own home and take advantage of their home delivery service. Check out for further information and see their full range of British and international foodstuffs that amounts to over 2,500 lines of products! See advert on page 41

NEW MENU! NEW MENU! All day until 10pm - 7.95€ Spend 20€ or more on takeaway get 2 soft drinks free. Spend 40€ or more and get a free bottle of wine!

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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Population - 687,000 Languages - English Located - SW Pacific Capital - Honiara Currency - Solomon dollar Religion - Christian Main Exports - Wood, Fish Literacy Rate - 77% Life Expectancy - 73 years G.D.P. Per Capita - 2,258.40 USD Total Area - 28,896 km² National Sport - Football Interesting Facts... The Solomon Islands are made up of over 900 islands, around half of

which still remain uninhabited. There are 6 major islands: San Cristobal (also known as Makira), Choiseul, Malaita, New Georgia, Santa Isabel and Guadalcanal. The last of the islands listed is also home to the country’s capital city, Honiara. The Island’s official language is English but only 1-2% of the population speak this language fluently. That’s because the Solomon Islands are home to 74 local languages. The Solomon Islands’ coastline totals an impressive 5,313 kilometres in length. The majority is beautiful, sandy beaches, tropical trees and crystal clear waters filled with pristine coral reefs. The Solomon Islands have 173 bird species, 69 of which are endemic and cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Today, the islands are popular with scuba divers due to the numerous Second World War submarine, ship and aircraft wrecks. The Solomon Islands are one of just 22 countries not to have an army.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE SAME MARKET DIFFERENT VENUE! SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER OUR CHRISTMAS MARKET IS AT Fitzgeralds, Nerja, (beneath Carrefour) Choir will be in attendance.

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Saturday & Sunday Live Music from 2.30pm ................................................ November’s Art Exhibition Call for more info ................................................ Kitchen open midday - 10pm

You must try our draught beer from our very own Bodega

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


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Out And About In Torrox Rebeccah Curtis Beauty & Wellness Centre including 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: or visit Centro Casa Blanca was opened in 2008 by Bianca Bojahr. Bianca is a qualified Osteopath and a qualified practitioner in Bowen Technique, massage, lymphatic drainage, craniosacral osteopathy, reflexology, reiki and shiatsu. The Centre provides holistic techniques for a wide range of disorders and conditions including: Back problems, neck and shoulders, joint discomfort, tightness in muscles, fluid retention… and more. Call: 659 374 673 for more information. Clinica Europa is a multidisciplinary medical center in Torrox, where they take care of your health, in the broadest sense, as defined by the World Health Organization. They speak English , German and French. Visit or call: 952 530 908 for more information.

Shop Local Support Your Local Community If you have a business in Torrox that you would like to advertise to our readers, call to reserve your space. Tel: 664 210 468

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

For more information call us on: Paco & Antonia 952 535 417 :: 646 75 24 63 Or email us at: Or visit our website at:

NAILS & BEAUTY BY SUZI JACKSON 952 530 122 / 711 047 122 within Rebeccah Curtis Beauty and Wellness

Open Tues - Sat 10am - 6pm Rebeccah Curtis Beauty and Wellness

Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Comercial B, No.16 TORROX COSTA


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You can't hum if you hold your nose. Let me guess, you just tried it!

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Dinner includes All Drinks during dinner: White Wine, Red Wine, Cava, Beers, soft drinks, juices, water Individual tables according to the number of people in your booking Lucky Grapes The Party includes: Party bag All drinks from the bar with leading brands domestic and imported, Mojitos Live orchestra / DJ (00.30 - 05.00) Early Morning Snack of Jerez Broth and Loin chips

NEW YEAR'S EVE MENU 2022 Reception (21.00 to 21.45) Cheeses of the world & Red Fruit Cava At the table (21.45) Orange Porra Cream With Sardines In Vinegar And Mullet Caviar Shrimp Futomaki, Foie Gras And Caramelized Apple Marinated Mussel Caesar Salad And Crispy Rinds Candied Artichoke in Olive Oil with Roasted Salmon and Parmesan Powder White Wine Do Rueda

Lemon Sorbet with Rum Mint White Veal Tenderloin Noisettes with New Potatoes with Rosemary and Red Wine Crianza Red Wine DO Ribera de Duero

Vanilla and Toffee with Passion Fruit and Toasted Yolk Cava Brut Nature

Lucky Grapes Tea & Coffee

Prices Gala Dinner & Party Ticket: 120€ per person Party Ticket only: 60€ per person Children's Menu Dinner & Party (up to 12 years): 40€ per person Teen’s Menu Dinner & Party (from 13 to 17 years old): 60€ per person

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1 raw oyster 1 teaspoon cocktail sauce, store-bought or homemade 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) vodka, top-shelf recommended Vruca Rakija (Serbian Hot Brandy) 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups plum brandy, slivovitz 3 cups water Vodka Martini 2 ounces premium vodka 1/2 to 3/4 ounce dry vermouth, to taste 2 dashes bitters, optional Lemon twist, or 3 olives, for garnish

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Bonfire Night Remember, remember the fifth of November… but not a lot else about bonfire night? These 10 facts will make sure your knowledge is up to scratch, so that in between the whizzes, pops and bangs you can impress (or annoy) all your friends. 1. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was meant to kill the Protestant King, James I. and replace him with a Catholic Queen.

night as a show of respect for their former pupil, Guy Fawkes. 10. The Houses of Parliament are still searched by the Yeoman of the Guards before the state opening (where the reigning Monarch visits parliament each year) held in November. It is ceremonial rather than serious and is performed with lanterns.

2. It was actually Warwickshire-born Robert Catesby who led the Gunpowder Plot, not Guy Fawkes. There were also 13 other people involved. 3. The job Guy Fawkes had in the Gunpowder Plot was to guard the 36 barrels of gunpowder that had been placed in a basement underneath the House Of Lords. 4. The alarm was raised after an anonymous letter was sent to Lord Monteagle, warning him to stay away from the House of Lords. 5. Explosive expert Fawkes, who had been left in a cellar to set off the fuse, was subsequently caught when a group of guards discovered him at the last moment on the 5th November. He was then taken to the Tower of London. 6. As he awaited his grisly punishment on the gallows, Fawkes leapt to his death to avoid the horrors of torture that awaited him. He died from a broken neck. 7. King James I announced that the 5th November should be the day that people always celebrate that the Gunpowder Plot didn’t happen. 8. The cellar that Fawkes and the gunpowder plotters used was damaged in 1834 by fire. When the Palace of Westminster was rebuilt in the 19th century, the infamous cellar was destroyed. 9. St. Peters school in York is the only place in England that does not celebrate bonfire

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Brewing Today: Mount Saint Bernard Abbey A monastery can be a single building or, indeed, a collection of buildings that have living quarters and also places to work, for monks or nuns and usually a place for prayer – possibly a chapel or church, for example. Self-sufficient monasteries can include a school, plus agricultural aspects, manufacturing facilities, plus other activities and pursuits, too. Mount Saint Bernard Abbey is located near Coalville, Leicestershire. This Roman Catholic Trappist monastery was established during 1835. The Abbey Church is dedicated to the Greater Glory of God and recorded as being in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Bernard.

brewery, with the production of the beer being carried out by the monks. The labelling for the bottled beer bows to and honours a 12th century Cistercian script, created by Brother Anselm Baker, who was an early monk of the community and an artist of note. The name ‘Tynt Meadow’ reflects and respects connections with the land and monastic life here for nearly 200 years. This full-bodied beer is fermented twice and utilises English barley and hops, plus an English strain of yeast, all to great advantage. The deepish-brown colour has a reddened hue and entices to the gentle aroma, evoking thoughts of dark fruits. I found the beer to be well-balanced, having overtones of chocolate. The very pleasurable mouthfeel continues on, to the palate’s delight, for a memorable finish. For more details, including Tynt Meadow ale stockists, the excellent website has all information.

Mount Saint Bernard Abbey offers many interesting features for visitors, from both the UK and worldwide origins, throughout the year. The Abbey Shop has numerous, most appealing items and products for sale, including a good number of books, with some authored by the monks. Cards, gifts, pictures, pottery and honey (from their own apiary), are all available and more, such as rosaries, chants and music – perhaps something for a special present? Award-winning TYNT MEADOW ENGLISH TRAPPIST ALE (7.4% vol) is a very popular production, by Mount Saint Bernard Abbey. During 2017/18 space was created for a new

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Interesting Observation Amazing

5. The sport of choice for middle management is TENNIS 1. The sport of choice for the urban poor is FOOTBALL 6 The sport of choice for corporate executives and officers is GOLF

2. The sport of choice for maintenance level employees is BOWLING

3. The sport of choice for front-line workers is RUGBY


4. The sport of choice for supervisors is CRICKET

The higher you go in the corporate structure, the smaller your balls become. There must be a lot of people in Westminster playing marbles!!!

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My Mature Friends Two elderly women were eating breakfast in a restaurant one morning. Ethel noticed something funny about Mabel's ear and she said, “Mabel, do you know you've got a suppository in your left ear?” Mabel answered, “I have a suppository in my ear?” She pulled it out and stared at it. Then she said, “Ethel, I'm glad you saw this thing. Now I think I know where to find my hearing aid.” ---------------------------------------------An elderly couple were on a cruise and it was really stormy. They were standing on the back of the boat watching the storm, when a wave came up and washed the old man overboard. They searched for days and couldn't find him, so the captain sent the old woman back to shore with the promise that he would notify her as soon as they found something. Three weeks went by and finally the old woman got a fax from the boat. It read: “Ma'am, sorry to inform you, we found your husband dead at the bottom of the ocean. We hauled him up to the deck and attached to his butt was an

oyster and in it was a pearl worth 50,000€, Please advise.” The old woman faxed back: “Send me the pearl and re-bait the trap.” ------------------------------------------------------------A funeral service was being held for a woman who had just passed away. At the end of the service, the pallbearers were carrying the casket out when they accidentally bumped into a wall, jarring the casket. They heard a faint moan. They opened the casket and found that the woman was actually alive! She lived for ten more years, and then died. Once again, a ceremony was held, and at the end of it, the pallbearers were again carrying out the casket. As they carried the casket towards the door, the husband cried out, “Watch that wall!” ------------------------------------------------------------The Senility Prayer Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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& t i Fru Factstnuts Veg Ches Chestnuts are a part of the fruit group and some individuals classify them as dried fruit. Chestnuts can be eaten raw, roasted, ground into flour, or mixed into pastries. The chestnut is the only nut that contains vitamin C and are much lower in fat than other nuts. They contain twice as much starch as a potato, giving the chestnut tree the nickname “bread tree” in some parts of the world. Just half a cup of raw chestnuts gives you 35 to 45 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C. Chestnuts are a great source of antioxidants, even after cooking. They're rich in gallic acid and ellagic acid, two antioxidants that increase in concentration when cooked.

Chestnuts are gluten-free.

Antioxidants and minerals like magnesium and potassium help reduce your risk of cardiovascular issues, such as heart disease or stroke.

Chestnuts have several properties that may aid weight loss. The high proportion of fibre they contain can help you stay fuller for longer.

The fibre in chestnuts can also help balance your blood sugar.

How to prepare and cook chestnuts They are easy to prepare. You can roast them in the oven on a baking sheet for 20-30 minutes at (200°C). Make sure to pierce the nuts’ skin before roasting to prevent them from exploding in the oven. You can also boil chestnuts in a saucepan of water. Bring the water to boil and then lower the heat and simmer for approximately 30 minutes. Again, make sure to pierce the skin of the chestnuts beforehand. Once the chestnuts are cooked, remove the skin and enjoy them as a delicious snack.

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Questions You Just Can’t Answer Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard when he lives in the jungle without a razor?

If the temperature is zero outside today and it's going to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold will it be?

Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are flat? Why do banks charge a fee on 'insufficient funds' when they know there is not enough? Why do Kamikaze pilots wear helmets? Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet? Whose idea was it to put an 'S' in the word 'lisp'? What is the speed of darkness? Why is it that people say they 'slept like a baby' when babies wake up every two hours?

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The Rambo Granny Of Melborne, Australia Gun-toting granny Ava Estelle, 81, was so ticked-off when two thugs raped her 18-year-old granddaughter that she tracked the unsuspecting ex-cons down... And shot off their testicles "The old lady spent a week hunting those men down and, when she found them, she took revenge on them in her own special way," said Melbourne police investigator Evan Delp. Then she took a taxi to the nearest police station, laid the gun on the sergeant's desk and told him as calm as could be: "Those b******* will never rape anybody again, by God." Cops say convicted rapist and robber Davis Furth, 33, lost both his penis and his testicles when outraged Ava opened fire with a 9-mm pistol in the hotel room where he and former prison cell mate Stanley Thomas, 29, were holed up. The wrinkled avenger also blew Thomas' testicles to kingdom come, but doctors managed to save his mangled penis, police said. "The one guy, Thomas, didn't lose his manhood, but the doctor I talked to said he won't be using it the way he used to," Detective Delp told reporters. "Both men are still in pretty bad shape, but I think they're just happy to be alive after what they've been through." The Rambo Granny swung into action August 21 after her granddaughter Debbie was carjacked and raped in broad daylight by two knife-wielding creeps in a section of town bordering on skid row.

"When I saw the look on my Debbie's face that night in the hospital, I decided I was going to go out and get those b******** myself 'cause I figured the Law would go easy on them," recalled the retired library worker. "And I wasn't scared of them, either - because I've got me a gun and I've been shootin' all my life. And I wasn't dumb enough to turn it in when the law changed about owning one." So, using a police artist's sketch of the suspects and Debbie's description of the accused, tough-as-nails Ava spent seven days prowling the wino-infested neighbourhood where the crime took place till she spotted the ill-fated rapists entering their flophouse hotel. "I knew it was them the minute I saw 'em, but I shot a picture of 'em anyway and took it back to Debbie and she said sure as hell, it was them," the oldster recalled... "So I went back to that hotel and found their room and knocked on the door, and the minute the big one opened the door, I shot 'em right square between the legs, right where it would really hurt 'em most, you know. Then I went in and shot the other one as he backed up pleading to me to spare him. Then I went down to the police station and turned myself in." Now, baffled lawmen are trying to figure out exactly how to deal with the vigilante granny.. "What she did was wrong, and she broke the law, but it is difficult to throw an 81-year-old woman in prison," Det. Delp said, "especially when 3 million people in the city want to nominate her for Mayor." Super Gran!


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Director/writer: Barney Douglas Stars (as themselves): John McEnroe, Björn Borg, Peter Fleming, Chrissie Hynde, Billie Jean King, Phil Knight, James Malhane, Anna McEnroe, Ava McEnroe, Emily McEnroe, Keith Richards, Patty Smyth PG 15: running time 104 mins

himself for being so rude to umpires and assaulting a drinks trolley. He admits taking drugs and messing up his first marriage, to movie star Tatum O’Neal, by being unfaithful. Some elements here have been discussed many times before, particularly John’s rivalry with Swedish star Bjorn Borg, which was the basis for the 2017 movie Borg vs McEnroe in which Shia LaBeouf played the American. But the effect defeating Borg had on McEnroe’s career is fascinating. Reaching the top proved to be the beginning of the end for the racquet-wrecker.

In this thoughtful look back at his life, the former Wimbledon champion tries to figure out why he was a superbrat on the tennis court.

"McEnroe" features some completely unseen archive from some of the biggest matches in tennis history - including the US Open and Wimbledon - as well as home video footage from John himself. Contributions from John's children and his wife Patty Smyth provide a level of intimacy that takes the film beyond a sports biopic and into the realms of something deeply confessional.

While many stars make excuses for their worst behaviour, the direct-speaking New Yorker does not seek to put the blame on his childhood or anyone else. Instead, he berates

This is most definitely a sports documentary to love. Star Rating ****/*****

YOU cannot be serious! Well actually, it seems John McEnroe CAN be serious.

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Thoughts For The Month Gentle thoughts for November

is... so he can tell when he's really in trouble.

Birds of a feather flock together... and then s*** on your car.

Aging: Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

A penny saved is... a frickin government oversight. The older you get... the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat have gotten to be really good friends. Did you ever notice: The Roman Numerals for forty (40) are XL.' The easiest way to find something lost around the house is... to buy a replacement. He who hesitates is... probably right. The sole purpose of a child's middle name

Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've travelled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved. When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to your youth, think of Detention. You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks. One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it is such a nice change from being young. Ah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.

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We are a family-run company that moved from the UK, and have lived and worked here in the consumer and tourism industry for over 20 years. Our love and passion is to travel and experience every country we visit. We love the area we live in, and we are also very passionate about all the events and things to do in all the areas that Andalucia has to offer. We have a wealth of local knowledge that we

would love to share with you, and for you to experience and enjoy our beautiful homeland. Our tailor-made small group excursions of up to eight people are the perfect way to create some amazing holiday memories. We do the hard work for you. We collect and return you to your accommodation in our luxury comfort transport and if you would like to make your memory really special, we can also personalise or adapt excursions to your personal needs. For more details check out our website, follow us on Facebook for up-to-date excursions and events, or WhatsApp Tracey Law on 640 586 262 See advert on page 12

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Still going strong!!!! TRAPICHE MARKET

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The Importance Of Keeping Your Tax Affairs In Order In recent years, the actions of Spain´s Tax Authority (the “AgenciaTributaria” in Spanish, and referred to as “AT” from this point) suggests an increased focus on fighting tax havens, searching for hidden assets and controlling international taxation. One of the common measures the AT has adopted is that of sending warning letters to individuals or companies who own Spanish property/ies. Through the data provided by the tax agencies of other countries, banks and notaries, the AT is able to analyse taxpayers´ behaviour and encourage, facilitate and, if necessary, enforce their compliance. The AT is able to access information on all international bank transfers, and places special emphasis on the largest amounts. With respect to corporation tax and countries where corporation tax is not charged, such countries have a duty to inform the AT where the directors of companies (resident in such countries) reside, and provide information about the transactions such companies carry out. As well as state taxes, it should be noted that there are a series of municipal taxes which must be paid to respective Town Halls, such as IBI, refuse collection tax, vehicle tax etc. Every day, new notifications are received from the AT, to which it is necessary to respond. Failing to respond within the stipulated time frames will lead to fines, regardless of whether the allegations are correct or not. Any replies must generally be accompanied by supporting documentation which will often need to be translated and sometimes legalised. This can all be very

time-consuming and costly. Hence, it is very important to be up to date with the AT and ensure that the AT has correct information and details, whether you are a tax resident in Spain or a non tax resident who owns property in Spain, and whether you are an individual or a company/director of a company with interests in Spain. De Cotta Law has a team of professionals who can advise you on the taxes that must be paid in Spain. For a confidential consultation tailored to your situation please contact Sam Baker, English solicitor at De Cotta Law: Telephone 952 527 014 See main advert below

Businesses Chatelin ortopedia & pedicurist practice They are a company with over 30 years experience in the orthopedic sector. Linda is a qualified pedicurist and Henry is a certified prothesis and orthesis maker, for all your inlays and sport inlays, corset-knee, ankle and wrist supports, wheelchairs, walking aids, beds, rehabilitation articles Monday - Thursday 10am 2pm and 3pm - 6pm. Call: 695 481 082 or 658 773 857

Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, air-conditioning, tyres, brakes, clutch etc. Also car transfers. Find them at Avda Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras just up from the BP garage as you are leaving Nerja on the right hand side and they are below the gym. Call Jonathan who speaks English on 637 801 325 Dentadanés Dental Clinic offer top-quality Scandinavian dental care at competitive prices, a successful concept that has been used since the clinic was established in Maro (Nerja) in 1991. We have two dentists, (one Danish female, one English male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to and pictures of the clinic. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German and Spanish. Tel: 952 52 96 66. La llave de Oro, Calle Granada 88, Nerja, 952 524 651. Locksmith 24hrs emergency service, 606 939 929, opening & repairing safes, armoured doors, authorised technical service, key cutting, supplier for quality padlocks, safes & other security products. wHoliday & Winter Rentals wEnglish, French and Spanish Speaking w1 to 3 Bedroom Apartments & Villas wBooking via WhatsApp, Facebook or Website Visit our website: to view our range of properties and enjoy our Virtual Tour Calle Lucena 17bis, 29780, NERJA Contact Karine: +34 644 793 168 Email:

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Do you need some expert advice in Holiday Accommodation? Nerja Beach Holidays are waiting to do just this! Visit their properties directly via their Virtual tour on They offer all kinds of holiday and winter rentals. They speak English, French and Spanish to help you along the way. They have an extensive range of 1 to 3 bed apartments and villas. Booking can be made via Whatsapp, FB, Website, Email or phone. Nerja Beach Holidays have it all covered! Contact Karine +34 644 793 168 / Erica is now the proud owner of Erica Villegas hairdressers in Nerja. The previous owners Walli & Ron have now retired and Erica is ready to take on the new chapter in her life. You can make an appointment at Calle Almirante Ferrándiz 10 (Cristo) Nerja. (Down the passage in front of the Coviran Supermarket - the Post Office street. Call: 952 523 966

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The Importance Of The Tax Form 210 (Annual Deemed Income Tax)... ...FOR NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY OWNERS The Tax Returns that all Non-Resident Property owners should be submitting annually is called, Modelo 210, and the period for submitting this declaration is the calendar year, (i.e. 1st January to 31st December each year). The Annual Deemed Income Tax due for the tax year 2021, must be paid before the 31st December 2022. Many NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY OWNERS have not paid these annual taxes, not because they wish to commit tax fraud, but due to mere ignorance of the existence of this tax. Usually because nobody has ever informed them. Everyone should be aware that ignorance of the Law is not an excuse for not paying this tax, so we recommend any NON-RESIDENT who owns a real estate property in Spain seeks tax advice to make sure they know what their tax obligations in Spain are. The

tax form 210 is operated on a self-assessed system. This means that Non-residents have the obligation to prepare, calculate and pay their own Deemed IncomeTax every year. Nowadays, the Inland Revenue computers can easily check who is not paying these taxes, so it is important to ensure that the annual tax form 210 is paid and submitted on time every year. As this is not an easy process, we recommend that non-resident property owners should get professional assistance to prepare these annual taxes. If you are a NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY OWNER IN SPAIN, you still have plenty of time to comply with this Tax law. It’s better to do it before the Inland Revenue contacts you. Jose M. Garzon Solicitor Head of Axarquia office. See main advert opposite


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Don’t suppose we will hear many firework bangs here in Spain on November 5th, but think of the folks back home on the day and enjoy these historic facts… The earliest documentation of fireworks dates back to 7th century China. They were invented more than 2000 years ago in China. China is the largest manufacturer and exporter of fireworks in the world. 90% of all fireworks originate from here. In 1240 the Arabs acquired knowledge of gunpowder. A Syrian named Hasan al-Rammah wrote of fireworks using terms that suggested he derived his knowledge from Chinese sources.

to be the centre of attention and are showing off to others. It also symbolises enthusiasm and exhilaration. The largest chocolate firework was measuring 3m high and 1.5m in diameter and containing 60kg of Swiss Cailler chocolates. The firework was released in Zurich on New Year's Eve 2002. Fireworks are not fun for animals. Always keep dogs and cats inside the house when fireworks are being let off. Stay calm and make sure where possible you can stay with them. The biggest occasion for fireworks in the UK is Guy Fawkes Night (5th November). It is a celebration of the failing of the Gunpowder Plot on 5 November 1605, an attempt to kill King James I at the Houses of Parliament.

Dreaming about fireworks means that you like

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Bang! (Continued) Queen Elizabeth was so fascinated with fireworks that she created an honorary title, "Fire Master of England" for the individual who created the best fireworks.

Italy was the first country to truly master and experiment with fireworks in Europe. They were the first to use shells for firecrackers to be loaded into canons and shot into the air.

The word for firework in Japanese, 'hanabi', which actually means "fire-flower".

Half of all firework injuries are to children under the age of 16.

A rocket can reach speeds of 150mph, however the shell can reach as high as 200 metres. A sparkler burns at a temperature over 15 times the boiling point of water. Three sparklers burning together generate the same heat as a blowtorch. When your sparkler goes out, put it in a bucket of water. France uses fireworks to celebrate Bastille Day and celebrate storming the prison of Bastille.

At first fireworks were only orange and white. In the Middle Ages new colours were achieved by adding different salts. The hardest colour to create is blue. A record breaking 56,000 firework rockets were launched simultaneously in a spectacular opening to the Plymouth, UK Fireworks Championships by Scientist Roy Lowry. The first recorded fireworks in England were at the wedding of King Henry VII in 1486.

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Mini Golf In La Herradura La Herradura now has its own minigolf course called Minigolf La Herradura which has been built by an ex-golf trainer, a former member of the PGA of America.

often on vacations over the years. “At 56 years old I decided I had a better chance of scoring well on golf holes measuring four to six metres that 400 to 600 metres.”

The man behind it, Scott Huston, is an American who has lived in several European countries including Germany, Northern Ireland and Denmark. For the last 17 years he has called La Herradura home.

He added, “One thing I’d like to make clear, as this is a very novel concept in Spain, is that mini golf is not a short form of the golf you’d see on TV, but simply putting the ball into a hole through various obstacles. The holes are made of artificial grass as is the racquet sports area and the course is made from existing land with gravel path-ways. No water is required for the entire plot aside for the restrooms.”

Minigolf La Herradura lies between the main road (N340) and Calle Las Palomas 12 where the entrance is, just one street behind the post office. It has 18 holes and covers a good part of the 1,100 sq/m plot - on the rest of it are two petanque lanes and an area for racquet sports such as mini tennis, air badminton and the new fad of “Pickle-ball”. There is also space for restrooms, administrative reception and a store room. When asked how he decided on this project, he said he had played mini golf as a kid and

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Scouse Industry Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken wall at 10 Downing Street; one from London, another from Bristol and the third, Liverpool. They go with a government official to examine the wall. The London contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then works some figures with a pencil. 'Well' he says 'I figure the job will run about £900: £400 for materials, £400 for my crew and £100 profit for me.' The Bristol contractor also does some measuring and figuring, and then says: 'I can do this job for £700: £300 for materials, £300 for my crew and £100 profit for me.' The Liverpool contractor doesn't measure or figure but leans over to the Government official and whispers: "£2,700." The official, incredulous, says: 'You didn't even measure like the other guys! How did you come up with such a high figure?' The Liverpool contractor whispers back: '£1000 for me, £1000 for you, and we hire the guy from Bristol to fix the wall.' 'Done!' replies the government official. And that, my friends, is how it all works!

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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 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

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GOLF CLUBS 2 sets of golf clubs in good condition with individual bag. One set is Wilson the other Ben Sayers. Call 634 329 225 NEW MEMBERS WANTED - EL CAPITAN TENNIS CLUB Torre Del Mar. Open to new members. For information Ring 675391967

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Tennis We are looking for new players - all levels welcome Monday Wednesday Friday 09.30 - 11.30

El Capítan Tennis Club, Torre del Mar

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Broomfield Cleaning Services Housework and holiday changeovers. Cleaning materials included. Puente don Manuel & surrounding areas

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

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Building In Andalusia The new planning legislation, the LISTA, which is replacing the slightly stricter LOUA, is currently being settled in the Andalusian government and we will soon hear more details about what is new and what isn’t. However, it appears that it will soon be once again possible to build residential buildings on rustic land. However, the restrictions will be considerable, which in my opinion is important as no one wants to see our beautiful hills and countryside once again covered in new building projects, taking us back to what was happening in the 1990’s and 2000’s. But we must also remember that it is usually always possible to build on urban land and sometimes there are some delightful urban plots offering no problems with planning permission and much lighter restrictions, in beautiful places. A good example is a little treasure of a plot on the edge of the beautiful

village of Canillas de Aceituno, consisting of just over 400m2 of pretty much flat land, and for sale for 59,000 Euros, this is a true example of how it is possible to build a dream home, with a pool, - yes, pools are permitted in most cases on urban land! – without the headaches. This plot could be home to a good sized house, on one level or two, with lovely private gardens, terraces, a pool, a garage, connection to mains drainage, water and electrics, and spectacular views of the sea in the distance, the countryside and the village. On urban land planning permission is also faster to obtain and a lot less expensive in planning fees. For more information on building regulations, we are happy to try to answer any questions you might have. And see the advert below for details of this plot. Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia


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Celebrity tackle FORMER rugby ace Mike Tindall has agreed to be the first royal on prime time reality TV, The Sun has revealed. Mike, 43, who is married to the late Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter, Zara, will join the line-up in I’m A Celebrity in the bug-infested Australian jungle. He will appear alongside stars including Boy George, comic Sean Walsh and DJ Chris Moyles. Details of Mike’s deal remain a closely-guarded secret, but a source told The Sun: “It’s a massive coup. Mike has had a box seat for some of the most important moments in royal history for generations. “He is sure to be discreet, but his sheer presence means this series will be an absolute must-watch.” Mike, who lifted the 2003 World Cup with England, wed Zara in 2011 and the couple have three children — Mia, eight, Lena, four, and Lucas, one. He has since become a key member of the royal innercircle.

No magic for Ant and Dec Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have been forced to miss the Britain’s Got Talent magician special due to illness. Stephen Mulhern has agreed to step in and host the programme instead. Among their many work commitments, Ant and Dec are known for hosting Britain’s Got Talent, which has been going for 15 years. However, the duo will miss the upcoming spin-off special Britain’s Got Talent: The Ultimate Magician as well as the National Television Awards. In a statement sent to, a spokesperson explained that Ant and Dec have had to put ‘all work commitments’ on hold, after the pair were recently seen in South Africa for the all-stars series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! They said: ‘Ant and Dec are both unwell and have postponed all work commitments until they recover. The BGT magician-focused special was only announced recently, with an air date yet to be revealed. In 2016, Richard Jones became the first and only magician to ever win Britain’s Got Talent.

To advertise call 664 210 468 or email Star claims harassment Doctor Who star Nicola Bryant, 62, has claimed she's had her 'fair share' of sexual harassment. During her stint on Doctor Who, Nicola appeared alongside Peter Davison and Colin Baker in their incarnations of the titular role, but neither is implicated in the allegations. The actress, who played Peri Brown on the iconic sci-fi show from 1984 to 1986, claimed she was pestered by TV bosses to 'sleep with them' to secure other acting roles, and it has carried on well into the latter stages of her career. Nicola, who has gone onto star in My Family and Holby City, also admitted that she has turned down acting roles in the past that would require her to have sex with television bosses. Speaking on the My Time Capsule podcast, Nicola explained that such harassment from TV bosses took a huge toll on her mental health. She said: 'It's showbiz lechery, and I think I've had more than my fair share. It leaves me insecure and terrified. 'I've had it in all different shapes and forms. I'm 62; you'd think this nonsense would end but it's still going on.’


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Top Gun protection Hollywood A-lister Tom Cruise has claimed he’s been forced to hire heavyweight bodyguards after a string of death threats.

He dodges baddies on the big screen — defying the odds to come out unscathed in Mission: Impossible, Top Gun and more — but in the real world, Tom is taking no chances. The megastar and his director Christopher McQuarrie have brought in heavy-duty bodyguards and security after a disgruntled former employee began an increasingly bitter legal battle over being let go from their productions. Respected movie “bible” Vanity Fair told how the dispute began after a stunt producer was told his services were no longer required, sparking angry protests and fears of further reprisals. “Tom and Chris are still working on Mission: Impossible 8, mostly in the UK, but things have got increasingly unpleasant with a former crew member and now it’s a case of taking no chances,” said a source. “It’s a bit of art imitating life; on set it’s all about heavy protection and threats and now the same thing is going on behind the cameras.”


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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 The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly 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? Tel: 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 Pippa’s Pawprints Charity Shop C/ 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. 622 574 174 AAR (Axarquia Animal Rescue) shop. Avenida Andalucia 147, Torre del Mar. Open Mon - Sat 10am - 13.30 All donations gratefully accepted Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Contact Mario 649 59 55 94 Scottish Country Dance Classes at El Trapiche Market, contact George 619 069 966

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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 7pm. Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 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: Torrox Tornadoes Walking Football Club Looking for players of this new team based in Torrox, for 50 and over men’s physical and mental health and to make new friends. Joining the new league on the Costa Del Sol. Join us on Facebook “Torrox Tornadoes Walking Football Club” 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, / Facebook: Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña). Open mornings only Wed & Fri 10am - 1pm. For info Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: Nov & Dec Events Wed 2nd Nov– Quiz Night. Come along to the Centre & have a fun night out with your team of 6 friends. Light refreshments available & drinks can be purchased. Tickets available at the Centre 7€ or with a Friend of Lux Mundi card 6€. Doors open at 6.00pm and the fun starts at 6.30pm. We continue our regular activities: Spanish practice groups (limited numbers per group, Art group on Wed and coffee morning every Fri. Our shop will be open Wed and Fri. Time 11.00 to 13.00. Donations in good conditions are always welcome. Tues 20th Dec – Excursion to Malaga Christmas Lights.

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...In our own random order! 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 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

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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:, website: 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: Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sun 10.30. Tel 608 063 873 Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services: Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Catholic Mass in English. This is now suspended until September when further info will be advised. Tel: 952 543 334. St Barnabas IERE (Anglican) Torre del Mar, Morning prayer 1st Sunday, Holy Communion 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 11am. Tel: 657 286 284 Lux Mundo Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1 ‘I’, (Jardines Vina Malaga/Antigua Casa de la Vina), Torre del Mar, 29740. Tel: 952 543 334 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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What’s O n ‘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 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. 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 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: Phoenix Club We now meet every Tues between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and is sandwiched between the small Mercadona Supermarket and the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Malaga. Call Gail 951 067 723 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. 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: or call Captain: Bob Bennett on 691 571 570 Multi-National Choir has moved! We have relocated to Vélez-Málaga - easier access to people in local communities who want to come and sing with us. Rehearsals Thur, 17:30 – 20:00 in the Casa Hermandad de la Cofradía de los Estudiantes, Plaza de los Sastres, 1, CP 29700 Vélez-Málaga, near San Juan Church and the Language School. Parking nearby at the San Francisco market (1 euro). For info please contact 657 951 755 (English) or 689 111 352 / RBL Benajarafe Branch meet every Fri from 11.30 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: 653 108 415 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. Tel: Marjorie 608 409 864 RBL - Nerja meets several times a month enjoying lunches in Maro & La Herradura along with a monthly quiz on Torrox Costa. We host many specialised events throughout the year. Everyone is welcome. Booking is essential call: Kim on 711 077 576 or email For info visit us on FB page Royal British Legion Nerja or contact our Chairman Eddie on 711 052 499 RBL Riogordo Branch meet the last Thursday of every month from 12.30 at Bar Eusebio's, Paseo de Andalucía, Riogordo 29180. Come along and meet a friendly group of people, and enjoy Bingo, quizzes, raffles. Also outings with one of neighbouring branches. Lunches are available. You do not have to be ex services to be a member. Please tel 633 125 681 or email Chess Club: For details call 658 503 604


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) : a h a Jokes h The wife has been missing a week now. Police said to prepare for the worst. So I have been to the charity shop to get all her clothes back. ********** Hi mate I don't want you to panic but I'm texting you from casualty. Turns out the new Dyson Ball cleaner isn't what I thought it was. ********** What is a calorie? Calories are the little b******s that get into your wardrobe at night and sew your clothes tighter... MY CLOSET IS INFESTED WITH THE LITTLE SH**S. ********** King Charles decided to take up walking every day. At the same street corner he passed a hooker standing there every day. He learned to brace himself as he approached her for what was almost certain to follow. "One hundred and fifty pounds!" she'd shout. "No! Five pounds!" He said from the side of his mouth, just to shut her up. This ritual between him and the hooker became a daily occurrence. She'd yell, "One hundred and Fifty pounds!" He'd yell back, "Five pounds!" One day, Camilla decided to accompany her husband. As the couple neared the hooker's corner, Charles realised she'd bark her £150 offer and Camilla would wonder what he'd really been doing on all his past outings. He figured he'd better have a good explanation for his wife. As they neared the hooker’s corner he became even more apprehensive than usual. Sure enough, there she stood. He tried to avoid eye contact as she watched the pair pass. Then, the hooker yelled "See what you get for five pounds, you tight b*****d!"

A man had just settled into his seat next to the window on the plane when another man sat down in the aisle seat and put his black Labrador Retriever in the middle seat next to the man. The first man looked very quizzically at the dog and asked why the dog was allowed on the plane. The second man explained that he was from the Police Drugs Enforcement Agency and that the dog was a 'sniffer dog'. 'His name is Sniffer and he's the best there is. I'll show you once we get airborne, when I put him to work.' The plane took off, and once it has levelled out, the Policeman said, 'Watch this.' He told Sniffer to 'search'. Sniffer jumped down, walked along the aisle, and finally sat very purposefully next to a woman for several seconds. Sniffer then returned to his seat and put one paw on the policeman's arm. The Policeman said, 'Good boy', and he turned to the man and said, 'That woman is in possession of marijuana, I'm making a note of her seat number and the authorities will apprehend her when we land. 'Gee, that's pretty good,' replied the first man. Once again, the Policeman sent Sniffer to search the aisles. The Lab sniffed about, sat down beside a man for a few seconds, returned to its seat, and this time he placed two paws on the agent's arm. The Policeman said, 'That man is carrying cocaine, so again, I'm making a note of his seat number for the police.' 'I like it!' said his seat mate. The Policeman then told Sniffer to 'search' again. Sniffer walked up and down the aisles for a little while, sat down for a moment, and then came racing back to the agent, jumped into the middle seat and proceeded to poo all over the place. The first man was really disgusted by this behaviour and couldn't figure out how or why a well-trained dog would behave like that, so he asked the Policeman, 'What's going on ?' The Policeman nervously replied, 'He's just found a bomb.'

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Jokes h a ha Sally was driving home from one of her business trips, in Northern Arizona, when she saw an elderly Navajo woman walking on the side of the road. As the trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped the car and asked the Navajo woman if she would like a ride. With a silent nod of thanks, the woman got into the car. Resuming the journey, Sally tried in vain to make a bit of small talk with the Navajo woman. The old woman just sat silently, looking intently at everything she saw, studying every little detail, until she noticed a brown bag on the seat next to Sally. "What in bag?" asked the old woman. Sally looked down at the brown bag and said "It's a bottle of wine. I got it for my husband." The Navajo woman was silent for another moment or two. Then, speaking with the quiet wisdom of an elder, she said "Good trade." ********** A crusty old golfer comes in from a round of golf at a new course and heads into the grill room. As he passes through the swinging doors he sees a sign hanging over the bar: COLD BEER: €2.00 HAMBURGER: €2.25 CHEESEBURGER: €2.50 CHICKEN SANDWICH: €3.50 HAND JOB: €50.00 Checking his wallet to be sure he has the necessary payment, the old golfer walks up to the bar and beckons to the exceptionally attractive female bartender who is serving drinks to a couple of sun-wrinkled golfers. She glides down behind the bar to the old golfer. "Yes?" she inquires with a wide, knowing smile, "May I help you?" The old golfer leans over the bar and whispers, "I was wondering, young lady," he whispers, "Are you the one who gives the hand-jobs?" She looks into his eyes with that wide smile and purrs: "Yes Sir, I sure am." The old golfer leans closer and into her left

ear and says softly, "Well, wash your hands real good, because I want a cheeseburger." ********** Donald and Daisy Duck were spending the night together in a hotel room and Donald wanted to have sex with Daisy. The first thing Daisy asked was, "Do you have a condom?" Donald frowned and said, "No." Daisy told Donald that if he didn't get a condom, they could not have sex. "Maybe they sell them at the front desk," she suggested. So Donald went down to the lobby and asked the hotel clerk if they had condoms. "Yes, we do," the clerk said and pulled a box out from under the counter and gave it to Donald.. "Would you like me to put them on your bill?" "Thit No!" Donald quacked, "I'll thuffocate!" ********** The other night I was invited out for a night with the 'girls. I told my husband that I would be home by midnight, 'I promise!' Well, the hours passed and the Margaritas went down way too easily. Around 3am, a bit loaded, I headed for home. Just as I got in the door, the cuckoo clock in the hallway started up and cuckooed 3 times. Quickly, realising my husband would probably wake up, I cuckooed another 9 times. I was really proud of myself for coming up with such a quick-witted solution, in order to escape a possible conflict with him. The next morning my husband asked me what time I got in, I told him 'MIDNIGHT'... he didn't seem annoyed in the least. Phew, I got away with that one! Then he said 'We need a new cuckoo clock.' When I asked him why, he said, 'Well, last night our clock cuckooed three times, then said 'oh s***.' Cuckooed 4 more times, cleared its throat, cuckooed another three times, giggled, cuckooed twice more, and then tripped over the coffee table and farted.


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Hey Diddle Riddle

1. What type of fruit is York Imperial?

1. What´s always found on the ground but never gets dirty?

2. Georgetown is the capital of which South American country? 3. Which is the driest desert on earth?

2. A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?

4. Which country has the largest coastline? 3. What disappears as soon as you say its name?

5. In ‘taking the Chiltern Hundreds’ what employment have you just resigned from?

4. How can the number four be half of five? 6. What was the period of industrial unrest during the winter of 1978-9 known as?

5. A is the brother of B. B is the brother of C. C is the father of D. So how is D related to A?

7. If you are forced to do something humiliating you are said to eat…. Which bird? 8. If you are given ‘carte blanche’ what restrictions are placed on your actions?

6. How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?

9. Which disgraced celebrity wrote the book ‘As it Happens’?

7. A man describes his daughters, saying, “They are all blonde, but two; all brunette but two; and all redheaded but two.” How many daughters does he have?

10.What is the lowest rank of commissioned officer in the Royal Navy?

8. If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?

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Puzzle P ages Crossword Across


1 Terminable (6)

1 Commotion (6)

4 Irrational fear (6)

2 Inquisitive (5)

9 Laughable (7)

3 Representation (7)

10 Muslim god (5)

5 Stockpile (5)

11 Correspondence of word sounds (5)

6 Inamorata (7)

12 Corpse (7)

7 Cling (6)

13 Secret weapon (5,4)

8 Tangible (11)

17 Chinese cabbage (3,4)

13 Target (4,3)

19 Add (3,2)

14 Diplomatic official (7)

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The Sentinella Paginas ESTATE AGENTS (Continued) lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: Website: 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 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: lImmotions Real Estate, selling to Belgian, Dutch, English, Spanish & 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: E-mail: lBluCee Inmobiliaria / Real Estate Bespoke service by dedicated team covering Málaga, Axarquia and Costa Tropical. Sales. We are listing specialists. Tel: 0034 711 042 727 lUnspoilt Andalusia, Established 2002, selling country and village properties. Our aim has always been to make any sales or purchase experience easy, helping our clients along after completion! Offices just off the main A356 road in Trapiche village. Email: Tel/WhatsApp: +34 606010580 lCountry Properties 29754 Competa - Málaga Plaza Almijara, 21 & Avd. Constitución, 33 Tel.: +34 952 51 61 78 29770 Torrox - Málaga Calle Elisa Ortigosa, 7 Tel.: +34 952 53 91 25 29740 Torre del Mar Málaga Avda. Andalucia, 32B Tel.: +34 952 54 18 86 / 654 693 680 lhausstar Equity Release & Real Estate Need money to make your retirement more comfortable? Call the experts! Call: 915 302 491 or visit

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EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) Sales, Rentals, Management, Holidays. Professional advice with 17 years experience in Spain. Tel 666 135 516 / 618 940 829 Email: Web:

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lAlcala Transport, Fully Legal, Spanish registered Transport/Removals Company with dedicated pet transport van. Operating locally for over 12 years. We run two vans twice per month to & from the UK/Europe. Colin for a no obligation quote on 0034 608 085 700 or 0044 7936886822 Email:

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