You glide up beside them this quiet afternoon at the back of Kappabashi. Hello, he says. What’s that? Yes, Rhodesian Ridgeback. We’re going for a walk. You want to walk him? He unclips the leash and offers it to you as you ride alongside. What a calm-looking dog. As long as that tongue keeps drinking the cool breeze, you feel dog and rider could go forever.

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