a The Transit Lounge: The Bad Side of Monkey Business

Back in the Day: I had a quarter life crisis, headed to Osaka, Japan for the unknown–only to discover that a passport plane ride are not necessarily a ticket to escape. Some Years Later: Settled back in Oz, the man of my dreams ended up in Tokyo for work–which is how a passport and plane ride showed me home is where the heart is. And Now: Well as luck would have it, we are about to embark on Japan Mark 3, with a baby in tow and another on the way...

Monday, March 22

The Bad Side of Monkey Business

Spotted at a Roppongi pet store: A young rhesus monkey, in a cage far too small, looking extremely bored.

This is extremely sad. The poor, little thing was on sale for about AUD$5,000. For more information on how Japanese view their pets and animals, read this article in the Weekender magazine.

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