I’ve spent the last week trying to find the original source of Winston Churchill’s most famous remark about Scotland: “Of all the small nations of this earth, perhaps only the ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their contribution to mankind.”
- The Scotsman
The location, if he even said it, remains elusive, but so does any comprehensive book about Churchill’s relationship with Scotland, writes Alastair Stewart.
It’s a remarkable omission given just how much material chronicles every facet of Churchill’s life.
So why have the Scots forsaken the man who was one of Britain’s greatest leaders and Dundee’s Member of…