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.

Waiting for the new normal c.1936

In 1933, shortly after Dr. Halliday Sutherland’s fiftieth birthday, Arches of the Years was published. It was a long time coming. Some years before, his literary agent had told him: … Continue reading

14 September 2021 · 3 Comments

My Path To Rome 1

Following the posts In Search of Truth, the posts My Path to Rome begin today. This first excerpt from Dr Sutherland’s 1934 book, A Time To Keep, explains how he … Continue reading

1 September 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 5

This is the fifth and final part of In Search of Truth from A Time to Keep (1934). Dr Sutherland’s search led him to his path to Rome, the next … Continue reading

1 August 2021 · Leave a comment

Centenary event

On 7th July 1921 — one hundred years ago today — Professor Ann Louise McIlroy gave a talk at the Medico-Legal Society, 11 Chandos Street, London. She spoke on Some factors … Continue reading

7 July 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 4

This is the fourth instalment of In Search of Truth from A Time to Keep (1934) Be that as it may, at the age of seventeen the Protestant pack of … Continue reading

1 July 2021 · Leave a comment

Book review of Exterminating Poverty

I was delighted to see Exterminating Poverty featured in Sir Steven Wilkinson’s Good & Prosper newsletter. Two excerpts: “Mark Sutherland and his brother Neil who collaborated with him on this … Continue reading

5 June 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 3

This is the third instalment of Dr. Sutherland’s religious journey as told in A Time To Keep (1934). In my case, with the University came emancipation from the religion of … Continue reading

1 June 2021 · Leave a comment

In Search of Truth 2

This is the second part of Dr. Sutherland’s religious journey, as told in A Time to Keep (1934) (Click here to read Part One). My friend, John M’Neil, a blacksmith in … Continue reading

1 May 2021 · Leave a comment

A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics

In case you missed it, here is a recording of the Monday’s Webinar “Exterminating Poverty or the Poor? A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics”. In the Q&A … Continue reading

28 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Exterminating Poverty or the Poor?

On Monday 26th April 2021 at 7:45 pm (U.K. Time) I will be giving a talk hosted by the Archdiocese of Edinburgh and St Andrews called: Exterminating Poverty or the … Continue reading

21 April 2021 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
8 months to go.