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Introducing: The bunnies Brienne and Tormund!

Can you tell us a little bit about yourselves?

Brienne: First of all, we prefer Brie and Tormy. We’re both 61/2 now but because I am bigger (and better) than Tormy, I got named after Brienne from the TV series Game of Thrones. This happened while the series was still good. When it started going downhill I quickly adopted my shorter moniker.

Tormund: I’m named after a Game of Thrones character known as Tormund. Shane says it’s because I’m the same colour as a wild rabbit, but I’m obviously far more sophisticated. I like my water served in a bottle, thank you bunny much. Brie is certainly bigger than me, but she’s no better! She should remember that I’m named after Tormund ‘Giantsbane’. 

Brienne: I don’t carrot all about that! You’re just jealous.

Can you describe a typical day?

Tormund: Our day starts off with breakfast. Shane makes himself a coffee before attending to the far-more important task of feeding us. If he’s working from home, we then rabbit away in the background until Shane needs us to hop to it and get involved.

Brienne: By lunchtime we’ve earned a decent break, so Shane lets us roam around the whole garden fur the fun of it. Unless it is raining of course. I don’t want the water to ruin my hare.

Tormund: Once our break is up, we get back to work assisting Shane. Then it’s dinner and bed. It’s a hare-d life.

What have you learned about the business?

Brienne: We’re all ears when it comes to learning about insurance for private ambulance services. It’s an interesting sector, so it’s pretty easy to go down a rabbit hole when you start looking into it.

Tormund: We’ve learnt a lot. It can certainly be a complex area, but with Shane’s help the clients all get exactly what they need. We’re always ready to lend him a foot though. Gnaw task is too big for us to help with. 

Brienne: There’s no-bunny like us when it comes to an insurance query, that’s for sure.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Tormund: On our days off, we like to bunny-up with Shane’s 3-year-old son and have a play in the garden.

Brienne: Eating is also very important to us. During the first lockdown, Shane made the garden much nicer for us by taking out all the nasty gravel and planting a chamomile and clover lawn. It’s perfect for having a snack on the hop.

Tormund: There’s also some rather tasty herbs in the garden that we like to nibble on. This seems to annoy Shane though for some reason. 

Brienne: Of course, we’re not on the go all the time. Sometimes we like to have a bit of a laze around with a nice cup of peppermint tea. Lovely!

Want to discuss your insurance needs?

If you’d like to talk about your independent ambulance service’s insurance needs, you can get in touch with Shane Ford and the team by calling 01603 218295.

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