Dr. Halliday Sutherland

"Dr. Halliday Sutherland is 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: War

The Bombing of Deal 2

This is the second installment of Dr. Sutherland’s account of aerial raids on Deal, Kent one hundred years ago. The Zeppelins, on their way to London, came at night, and the only warning we … Continue reading

1 March 2016 · Leave a comment

The Bombing of Deal 1

This article is in two installments: the first today (1st February) and the second on 1st March. February 20th 2016 marks the centenary of the events described below. An earlier … Continue reading

1 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Malthus, Malthusianism, Neo-Malthusianism 2

This article examines the Neo-Malthusians. A Neo-Malthusian shared the Malthusian belief that: “The Power of population is so superior to the power of the Earth to produce the subsistence for man, that premature … Continue reading

9 June 2015 · Leave a comment

Mutiny!

This post continues on from “Tuesday, 4th August 2014” below. One hundred years ago this month, Dr Halliday Sutherland was serving in the Royal Navy on the RMS Empress of … Continue reading

15 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Tuesday 4th August 1914

On Tuesday 4th August 1914, Dr Sutherland received his telegram to join the War. At eight o’clock on Tuesday morning, 4th August, my telegram arrived: “Report at Admiralty ten a.m. … Continue reading

4 August 2014 · 1 Comment

Mobilising for war

One hundred years ago, Halliday Sutherland witnessed Britain mobilising for war in Devon. On the morning of Sunday, 2nd August 1914, I walked from Bideford to the fishing-village of Appledore. My companion … Continue reading

31 July 2014 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

February 21st, 2023
5.3 years to go.