August 5, 2021

After Blackberrying

by Ann Morrissey

It was the kind of beastly hot, dry day that mutes all colours – sky, ground, grasses. Everything slows down except sweat...

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March 9, 2021

Conscientious Objector Finds the Gift of Peace

by Ann Morrissey

To be a conscientious objector during World War II demanded conviction. It was a particularly tough call in England. The...

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November 20, 2020

Keep Your Eyes on What Is Great

by Ann Morrissey

Eberhard Arnold and his wife Emmy heard a call to leave their successful middle-class life in post-World War I Berlin. They...

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July 22, 2019

Hamlet at the Globe Theatre

by Ann Morrissey

Globe actors know that such an audience demands a powerfully convincing performance. Footloose groundlings lavish their...

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