Let’s Do Something Illegal?
Artur leaves for work at 3 am, I was never up when he left but I had asked him to take me along with him to the farm when he does something interesting, whatever the time.
Somedays Artur takes the cows to grazing on nearby farms and drives back to The Fauld by sunrise. He does this on a quad. Artur’s profile on CS says: I see sunrise almost every day, hear crowds of birds singing beautifully and I believe that it is the most amazing thing you can see and hear. Artur told me that he is presented this experience when he is working outdoors, on the quad.
He said he’d be happy to take me on the quad with him. BUT. But, it’s illegal for two people to be on a quad that’s meant only for one person. You’d think who’d watch you at 3 am in the morning, I thought the same. Artur said he doesn’t mind taking me on the quad, in fact it was his idea that we go. However, he asked me a question ‘Would you do something illegal?’
This kind of fun illegal, which is not stealing or hurting or insulting – sure! It seemed like a cool thing to do – the coolest illegal thing one can do, to double ride on a quad in darkness, driving cows on a farm. Wow! I’d totally do it.
But I didn’t. I thought hard about it and was tempted to but I didn’t do that illegal thing of riding on the quad with Artur for I didn’t want Artur to be in trouble. So, we didn’t do anything illegal and to make up for it, I went to see Artur on the farm the next morning – saw him feeding calves, bedding them, working with Charlie and also helped feed a calf!
Artur is a hardworker but he would rather work on the farm than have a desk job. He’s a veterinarian, loves animals. He loves his calves and cows at The Fauld but he wouldn’t be too friendly with them all the time lest they take him for granted and get hard to discipline. He also can’t be too serious with them so his biggest challenge on the job is to control his friendship and love for these wonderful creatures.