Simon is a retired software consultant and is now a part-time freelance journalist, focused mainly on Anglican news. With two others, he founded the Thinking Anglicans website in 2003. He has written also for Anglicans Online, the Church Times, The Tablet, and for Comment is Free. He has been a consultant on technology to Church House Publishing. He has been an enthusiastic supporter of Inclusive Church since its foundation. Simon contributed to Sexuality: The Inclusive Church Resource.