How about this for a change of style?
When you’ve finished scratching your head wondering “what change of style,” you might notice that while I needed to make some changes to the layout of this blog, I actually liked the original template and didn’t really want to swap it for a new one.
So what I did was made a compromise.
I kept the original template and did what I’m good at doing and that’s tinkering with CSS! I widened the main display area by a hundred pixels and then created a second sidebar. That has increased the space I now have available for any textual advertising I might pick up and even perhaps some banners which I can display near the top of the page.
I liked the colour scheme, so didn’t mess about with it any more, although the grey border has gone. I also updated the header graphic. I needed to stretch it without stretching the text or it would look like I just stretched the whole banner, which is cheating and looks amateurish. So it was back to my trusty Fireworks to re-jiggle the original and make everything fit the new wider canvass.
It keeps the same feel as before with a more modern three column display, so anyone who hasn’t visited for a while will still recognise the place!
I hope you like it.