Simon was originally a member of [[STS]], after meeting [[Hangman]] through AA's regular Helpline feature. When the staff writer job at AA fell vacant, [[ChaRleyTroniC]] - AA technical writer and also an STS member - encouraged Simon to apply. He continued to work on AA until the final issue, 117.
In Germany he
got famous for underrating games from Germany, examples are Zap't'Balls and Super Cauldron . WWII did never end for him.
After that, he worked for a number of other [[Future Publishing]] magazines and websites; a Bath-based company called FYI, and their site gamecampaign.com; and Bath-based web designers [http://www.zehuti.com/ Zehuti].