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: Spain

General Franco

Dr Sutherland was invited to Spain by the Spanish government in 1946. He accepted on condition that he would be free to (1) go where he liked and (2) talk … Continue reading

1 November 2018 · Leave a comment

The Litri and Manuelito 4

The fourth and final part of the story of “The Litri and Manuelito” by Dr. Halliday Sutherland. Within five years Manuelito had surpassed his father and was acclaimed “the best … Continue reading

1 December 2016 · 1 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

Spanish Journey

In August 1946, Halliday Sutherland travelled to Spain at the invitation of the Spanish Government—why did he go? As he explained in the beginning of Spanish Journey: A communist sent me to … Continue reading

1 August 2016 · 1 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 uncle, Dr Ian … Continue reading

1 August 2015 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4.2 years to go.