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.

Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Positive eugenics?

Some correspondents read the word “negative eugenics” in a recent infographic in the sense of “reprehensible”. Why specify “negative,” they asked, when surely all eugenic measures are reprehensible? Did “negative” imply that there … Continue reading

28 January 2018 · Leave a comment

New feature: infographics

Understanding the life of Dr Halliday Sutherland involves the getting to grips with the legal, medical, political, religious and social issues of his era. This has meant that the historical … Continue reading

18 January 2018 · 1 Comment

St Henry

This grisly scene took place on the icy surface of Lake Köyliön in 1157. Dr Sutherland explains: Bishop Henry was an Englishman and probably of Norman descent. On a winter’s day in … Continue reading

1 January 2018 · 1 Comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4.2 years to go.