Meanwhile : Articles written by Simon Jones

Well I am back in the UK once again. First of all I want to say a BIG thank you to my hosts in America this last time, they were the Loy Family (The sea glass Kids, Nature Mom, Barry and Matt). Also as ever a big thank you to Anne for being my friend in New England whom I am glad that I stayed in touch with… how else would I have had the chance to see New England.

I love going to the States though. It’s such a mad big place, full of everything put together in no particular order at all! I always feel like I was born in the wrong country when I am over there, my mentality is so much more American than English, and hey, don’t ask me to explain that. Those of you out there who have met me, will know what I mean.

You know sometimes people tell me I am a good writer (apart from my spelling). Sometimes they go as far to say that I should take up some form of journalism for a living (flattery will of course get you everywhere!). And sure, I’d love to write a regular column and get paid for it, I’d love to review films, Grand Prix races or even a week in the world of the web. But really if I were to be honest I’d have to say that over the past few years I have become very cynical of what I read in the press and on the web.

These days it seems to depend on what paper you read, or what TV channel you watch, as to what version of the news you’ll get. It’s probably always been this way, but I just seem to notice it more these days.

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