Yes, I can confirm that this is true - and it includes their families too! We are heading for Christmas Evans country tomorrow for a week, hoping that the weather will not live up to his name. The bags are bulging with books to read: a hopelessly optimistic number. But watch this space for further reviews. The news for now though is that the shop will continue to operate usual opening hours even though Lorna and I are away, and orders will be attended to as soon as possible on our return.