You think you know your colleagues. You say hi to them in the morning. You chat about the news or the sport or the latest TV drama. Maybe you talk about something a bit more personal and, over time, you really get to know them. But, on the whole, they don’t often surprise you. You know them, they know you, everything carries on as normal.
You definitely don’t expect to one day find out that they’ve spent their time outside work carving miniature fruit sculptures for their pets.
And yet recently we’ve discovered that Paul does exactly that for his two tortoises, Gary and Alan, who he makes intricate presents for out of food. Such as these recreations of the London Olympics:
Or these carol singers at Christmas:
Or this tortoise friendly jubilee street party: