August 30, 2005

Net nanny

Poppy TargettFans of www.fwi.co.uk are getting younger by the day. Although she’s not much of a surfer – she has trouble sitting upright let alone using a mouse – she loves www.fwi.co.uk because her daddy is the editor.


August 20, 2005

Fun anyone?

MT: Well the much missed caption competiton has made a welcome return to our screens and the entries are positively pouring in. Ladders, teats and rams seem to be featuring prominently in the submitted captions.

I can also reveal that another couple of “fun” elements are due to arrive on fwi.co.uk. Sudo-cow – surfing the current wave of enthusiasm for the numbers game Sudoku. And a Fantasy Farmer game in which you have to run and manage a fantasy farmand attempt to make it profitable.


August 5, 2005

Customer service

Good to see that the government is leading the way in terms of efficient administration.

One member of the flock received the following automated replied from the RPA three months after he submitted his query on the SPS:

— Original Message —–
From: “Customer Service Centre” <Customer.Service.Centre@rpa.gsi.gov.uk>
Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 2:28 PM
Subject: Not read: Re: single farm payment scheme Holding No. 28/580/0014

Your message

  To:      Customer Service Centre
  Subject: Re: single farm payment scheme Holding No. 28/580/0014
  Sent:    Thu, 5 May 2005 15:49:12 +0100

was deleted without being read on Thu, 4 Aug 2005 14:28:19 +0100