Meanwhile : Articles written by Simon Jones

Boy! What a ride!! That year couldn’t have gotten anymore full of incident and drama if it had tried. On a personal level it’s been a big year for me to. So in this little time we have between the seasonal parties let me take a couple of minutes to look back on a year of huge change.

I guess I’d have to start by saying that when I went ‘online’ back in January I had no idea what that would mean for me on a personal level. I thought I’d use the net to do a little bit of surfing and a exchange the odd e-mail. I had no idea that at the end of the year I would have a website, a job in the internet industry and contracts to do freelance web design! I have to say that I have enjoyed this year on that level because I have seen my life change direction radically, from being more or less unemployed and in a state of confusion about my ‘future’ to having a real sense of direction and not just a hope but real promise for the future. The mid nineties hadn’t been altogether good years but 97 was a turning point.

But what of the rest of the world? Well I guess the news story that is probably the one that everyone will remember will be… [Click here to continue reading this article at ‘Meanwhile’]