No, he announces in December he's going Christmas shopping, he does this kind of shopping for everyone. He'll go to the antiquey/curiosity type shops and find strange things, maybe something to remind you of childhood or something just to laugh about. His home is like a strange curio place, everyone loves going there. He won't just go buy people anything, it has to fit the person, their hobbies/interests etc. He's incredibly funny, should have been on the stage, very quick witted, caring and kind. My other brother is adorable too but he lives in Ireland and we don't get to see so much of him.
Fancy you having a pair of them LL. I've seen them for sale before, some have a long pole coming from them and i've seen them used as toilet roll holders in eclectic homes
My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.