Asterix the Gaul is the first volume of the Asterix comic-strip books.
The year is 50 BC and all of Gaul is under Roman occupation. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? With a little cunning, plus the druid Getafix’s hair-raising magic potions, anything is possible.
Laughter in the Library
When, on what felt like my 800th lockdown circuit of the park, I came across a fellow-walker trying his damndest to stop his dog barking at something unseen among the trees and get it on the move...Read more