The ‘baby sitter’

by Patrick O'Brien

Copyright 2012 © Patrick O’Brien

On occasion during my travels I will come off the road for short periods of time and look after people’s property — a baby sitter, if you will. These opportunities have gifted me some wonderful experiences and, while usually farms, I’ve also minded a holiday park, numerous homesteads, even an art gallery, while their owners take a break.

In this example, I looked after a man’s animals for a month while he travelled abroad to marry his betrothed and bring her home. I took this shot shortly after their return . . .