James Long


Editorial Assistant at Orbit UK, coffee fiend, devourer of cookies, international playboy and superhero. One of those isn't true. Possibly two.

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Mind well and truly melted by ancient Egyptian awesomeness at British Museum.

I'm eating nerds. Double-dipped nerds. Man, they're good.

My cat really has mastered the disdainful look.

Came home to find this on my bed: Postman Pat as you've never seen him before. WTF.

Before beers and tales of debauchery, friend and I climbed hill - this was the view.

The Leviathan has landed. In the words of GRRM, "kickass space opera." Damn right.

Because it's miserable and grey this morning, here's some blue sky + blossom win.

Which was followed by a walk in bluebell-strewn woods. Easter win.

Back from a chilled afternoon in an awesome beer garden

Gorgeous day in the Cotswolds. Not looking forward to having to don my suit for the wedding.

Spring awesomeness.

Orbit Towers looks especially grand today.

A spot of countryside action, complete with castle 4tw

Not a bad way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

One of the more bizarre covers I've seen.

One of the more bizarre covers I've seen.

1970s fantasy book covers 4tw.

The new Dresden Files in all their colourful, spinal glory.

Must be Jim Butcher day. Here's the atmospheric reissue of SUMMER KNIGHT.

Just had the reissue of Jim Butcher's DEAD BEAT land on my desk. Really love this cover.