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: Lourdes

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

At Lourdes 4

This is the fourth excerpt from Dr. Sutherland’s account of his visit to Lourdes in 1923. On going to Lourdes I went in a sceptical mood. Most doctors are sceptical … Continue reading

1 January 2021 · 1 Comment

At Lourdes 3

This is the third instalment of Dr. Sutherland’s account of his visit to Lourdes in his 1934 book, A Time To Keep. On the evidence Bernadette was in a state … Continue reading

1 December 2020 · 1 Comment

At Lourdes 2

In this second installment of Dr. Sutherland’s visit to Lourdes in 1923, he continues the story of Bernadette Soubirous and her visions in the grotto at Massabielle (for Part 1, … Continue reading

1 November 2020 · Leave a comment

At Lourdes 1

In 1923, Dr Sutherland visited Lourdes. He wrote about it in A Time to Keep 1934: In July 1923, of my way to a spa in the Pyrenees, I stopped … Continue reading

1 October 2020 · 3 Comments

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
18 months to go.