Goldfish are big business in Hong Kong. They are prized as they are thought to absorb any surrounding bad luck. As such, the trading floors where we both work have goldfish aquariums.
Sadly, when the goldfish absorb all the bad luck they can take, they die and are replaced with younger, better-looking and less demanding goldfish. And so the vicious cycle continues . . .
Below are some pictures from the goldfish market - note the hungry look in the eyes of the unadopted and unloved goldfish, ignorant of their fates.