Halliday Sutherland

"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.

Book review of Exterminating Poverty

I was delighted to see Exterminating Poverty featured in Sir Steven Wilkinson’s Good & Prosper newsletter. Two excerpts: “Mark Sutherland and his brother Neil who collaborated with him on this … Continue reading

5 June 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 3

This is the third instalment of Dr. Sutherland’s religious journey as told in A Time To Keep (1934). In my case, with the University came emancipation from the religion of … Continue reading

1 June 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 2

This is the second part of Dr. Sutherland’s religious journey, as told in A Time to Keep (1934) (Click here to read Part One). My friend, John M’Neil, a blacksmith in … Continue reading

1 May 2021 · Leave a comment

A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics

In case you missed it, here is a recording of the Monday’s Webinar “Exterminating Poverty or the Poor? A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics”. In the Q&A … Continue reading

28 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Exterminating Poverty or the Poor?

On Monday 26th April 2021 at 7:45 pm (U.K. Time) I will be giving a talk hosted by the Archdiocese of Edinburgh and St Andrews called: Exterminating Poverty or the … Continue reading

21 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Public talk (Zoom).

On Monday 26th April 2021, at 7:45 pm, the Archdiocese of Edinburgh and St Andrews will host a talk (via Zoom) entitled Exterminating Poverty, or the Poor? A Scottish Doctor’s … Continue reading

15 April 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 1

Dr. Halliday Sutherland wrote about his religious journey in A Time to Keep. Two chapters — In Search of Truth and My Path to Rome — will be presented over … Continue reading

2 April 2021 · 1 Comment

The Perils of Overpunctuality

Those afflicted with the problem of unpunctuality should consider the plight of those who suffer the perils of overpunctuality, as explained by Dr Sutherland in Hebridean Journey: The man who … Continue reading

1 March 2021 · Leave a comment

At Lourdes 5

This is the fifth and final instalment of Dr. Sutherland’s account of his 1923 visit to Lourdes. Do miracles happen at Lourdes? Here is the record of an attested case … Continue reading

1 February 2021 · 1 Comment

Announcing exterminatingpoverty.com

I set up a website for the book Exterminating Poverty. Why did you set up exterminatingpovertybook.com? The site you are now reading was set up in 2014 to celebrate the … Continue reading

5 January 2021 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
20 months to go.