One of the things that Amalasuntha and I enjoy about maintaining this site is the ability to add custom headers. This is a feature available on many (though not all) WordPress blog themes: each theme has different size requirements for custom headers and will result in different effects. The current theme – called ‘Mistylook’ by a contributor called Sadish – provides a reliably reliable background for adding all sort of piccies to.
(I know, I know… If I actually put my money where my mouth is and hand-coded the site from scratch, we could customise anything we wanted. Well, you have a choice, dear readers: you can either have a site hand-crafted by me, or you can have a site that’s tidy and readable…)
Still, we rather like tweaking the headers. It’s a bit of a highlight. Which is why the header image tends to change every few minutes.
Some of the header images we’ve used have been composites, some simple photos that Amalasuntha or I have taken, and some have been
nick borrowed from the ever-bountiful Internet.
We thought, if you have nothing better to do for a few minutes, you might like to have a gentle peruse of some of our past site headers. Here they are: