Neville Chamberlain and a Cocktail Party

“ I went on to say that I felt Chamberlain knew he probably wouldn’t make a good war time prime minister…”

Chamberlain in late 1930s

One Christmas Eve many years ago I found myself at a cocktail party in the home of a painter who, back then, lived in the Cotswolds. As with many cocktail parties — at least the ones I’ve been to — you can sometimes spend a bit of time checking out the pictures on the walls — which in…

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