The Pied Pipper

On June 26 1284, or so the original story goes, a young man, handsome in appearance and dressed in brightly coloured clothes entered the small town of Hamelin, Northern Germany. Standing in the middle of the town he proceeded to play a magnificent tune on his silver pipe, drawing the children of the town out [...]



At the turn of the 16th Century a baby girl was born to an Aztec chief in a province of Mexico. As was the custom of her people she was named after the day of her birth, a name that would later haunt Mexican history and become synonymous with the destruction of the Aztec empire for [...]