The Perhentian Islands. Beaches, Bats, and Beauty.

” To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise.”

Emilia Wickstead

The two Main Perhentian islands, Besar and Kecil are about a 45 minutes speedboat journey from the quaint little port town of Kuala Besut. The boat boys tend to try to do the journey in 30 though so be prepared for a bumpy ride and dont be afraid to express your discomfort if they are going to fast, for the most part they will listen and slow down.

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Cubo Park – From Bucharest to Penang


“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca

We visited here for the first time on Saturday ( concerningly the first beer fueled saturday night we have had in prehaps to long) We went on the invite of a friend from a while ago and it turned out to be an Expat event organised by Internations. Who i was blissfully unaware of until this evening, but it turns out they know how to put together an event.

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And sooo back to Adsense?


Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. – Chinese proverb

My last blog was full of joy and excitement, although my website was at best described as a work in progress, and at worst total crap ( it may still be!) I had managed to find a way to put advertisements infront of my 20 daily viewers and was thrilled to see it looking more like a ‘proper’ website.

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More To Life Than Adsense


 The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Dr. Seuss

Wix, Chitika, Adsense and a totally noob Website builder.

After a year of sporadic attempts to get my website displaying advertisements I finally gave up with AdSense and tried another provider… Chitika.
I will keep a record here for those other website owners on how it does, I am not expecting great things, but I figure at least as a learning exercise and as potentially a can of coke a month it is worth a go!
I will give you a little history first ( TL/DR – I make apps and use Google to monetize them, could never get the website to work, now I have just started with CHITIKA and there is a new shiny add on my site!)

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