• Updates and Moments

    Bitcoin and Blockchain explained

    When I first learned about Bitcoin I was living in Thailand, around 2013. I spent two hours reading about it and became instantly excited because it seemed a way to escape the tyranny of the executive class, with its corrupt…

  • Updates and Moments

    Finally Getting Married

    On the long Easter Weekend of Saturday, April 20, 2019, I Karel Kosman¬†will be marrying the ever lovely Melasel Gerdane Espinosa at Padi Beach Resort in Oton, Iloilo City. Just go to Oton along the main road (yellow one in…

  • Updates and Moments

    The early years of my life

    Visited mom in Vancouver and she made me go through my big precious box from childhood that she has been lugging around so many years while moving from place to place in Vancouver and paying for the storage. Most of…

  • Nutjobbers I've Met

    me, by Carl Jung

    As a growing boy/man at one point I became interested in understanding myself better and how that interacts with other people around me, which has baffled me for the longest. I started contemplating about psychology and eventually got around to…

  • Private correspondence

    The War on Drugs is a War on the People

    Typical Divide and Conquer Strategy Perhaps some food for thought. This is a culmination of many articles in different perspectives that I have read over the years, wandering thoughts, and now this article has crystalised things in my mind: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/ciencia_psycho55.htm…

  • Updates and Moments

    Landing in El Nido, Philippines

        Finished exploring Malaysia and Indonesia for a while, too hard to find beers and too expensive, so decided will try Christian Asia for a while, head to the Philippines. Was an American colony, everyone speaks good English, beer…

  • Updates and Moments

    From Koh Phangan to Bali

    Rather long awaited perhaps, but lots has been happening and wanted to complete it as a package (pictures, videos, storyline). For at least a decade or two I had an increasingly burning ambition to land on some paradise beach, with…