so there we were in the soirée membres, having had a regal repast, discussing the principles of use of the church premises -
a. do we reserve the premises for the sacred, i.e. us and our church activities
b. do we open it to the profane, i.e. any legally constituted tiddleywinks club or Audrey Tautou Workout group, with the associated pros and cons of openness and management
c. do we attempt a kind of middle ground where we open it to those profane activities where we have a personal link...
"Par example, quoth one dear brother, si (here it comes) la fanfare d'Alan..."
UNE FAN-FARE ?