People from all walks of life often go into business after discovering a passion for a ‘thing’. For some, the ‘thing’ escalates beyond being something to get away from the everyday routine and becomes what they want to spend more time doing. One of the ways of achieving that is to turn it into a business. For many, the route is recognising an opportunity or spotting a gap in the market that they feel the urge to fill. Here are some stories of people driven to create a business to fulfill that passion.