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.

Category Archives: Huelva

Dr Ian Macdonald

Some of Dr. Halliday Sutherland’s best writing concerns the deaths of close relatives (such as his father) and of patients (example here and here). In A Time To Keep (1934) … Continue reading

1 July 2022 · Leave a comment

The Litri and Manuelito 1

Dr. Sutherland’s 1946 Spanish Journey (see previous post) was not his first visit: he had visited at the turn of the twentieth century. It was then that he had tried bull-fighting. …I spoke … Continue reading

1 September 2016 · Leave a comment

The Death of a Brave Man

Completing his medical degree at Edinburgh in 1906, Halliday Sutherland travelled to Huelva, a seaport at the Mouth of the Odiel River in South-Western Spain. Here, he stayed with his … Continue reading

1 August 2015 · 1 Comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
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