You never know... Away with comments on UK politics and the state of the euro! Let me tell you an encouraging Christmas tale. John Benton In recent years our occasional church choir has become decidedly decent. It is made up of ordinary folk with a sprinkling of true talent and is trained with transatlantic enthusiasm by Steve, the choirmaster, each Sunday tea-time during the run-up to events. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.