Photographs from a small group of islands
Oct 05 2018 14 Comments
10/5/2018 at 9:59 am
The phone? Mid conversation or awaiting a wake up alarm ?
10/5/2018 at 7:51 pm
If it was for a wake up alarm, I suspect he slept through it!
10/5/2018 at 10:10 am
Isolate the guy and he could be at home. Lying down comfortable. Fast asleep. Phone by his side. But…….
10/5/2018 at 7:52 pm
Yeah, despite the people, noise and the cold hard surface, he really does look at home, doesn’t he?
10/5/2018 at 3:53 pm
Another fine multi-layered slice of Tokyo life you have captured here in your photograph. Even a fairly rare reflective selfie 🙂
It’s the guys head I’m worried about, looks so exposed. His phone not so much. Partly because it’s Japan, and partly because Betty Boop is keeping a keen eye on it 🙂
10/5/2018 at 7:54 pm
Thanks. Yes, couldn’t avoid that one. Probably about as near to a selfie as I want to get!
It doesn’t look the safest place to sleep, does it? But with Betty Boop on hand, he seemed to be doing ok. Amazing how everyone just completely ignored him. When I stopped to take the photo, however, people sadly didn’t ignore me…
10/5/2018 at 8:12 pm
It must be the shoes!
10/5/2018 at 8:59 pm
Haha, quite possibly. My favourite footwear!
10/5/2018 at 7:43 pm
He’s all like a misplaced train commuter. ‘Limited Express (has gone?)’ for a wake up call?
Betty Boop security – awesome!
10/5/2018 at 7:57 pm
I suspect his missed train was the previous night’s last one, and then before the first ones started again, he was out cold — quite literally.
10/6/2018 at 4:16 am
Were he here, he’d soon be minus his cellphone, and perhaps some disturbed person would try to roll him off the platform and into an oncoming train.
10/6/2018 at 10:16 am
Yeah, of course people regularly ending up like this isn’t exactly a positive side of Japanese society, but at the same time, the fact that they can do so safely, most definitely is a positive. A huge one.
10/8/2018 at 3:12 pm
At least, this being Japan, his phone won’t be stolen 🙂
10/8/2018 at 8:57 pm
That’s so very true. Simply left in peace to sleep his evening off.
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