I was very courteously taken to task by the 3DReid people for only looking last week at the front end of their site. They wrote, 'If you look above the 'slides' there is a navigation bar with home/about us/news/the team etc etc, which takes you to the main body of the site - the more traditional looking website.' A bit abashed I looked again and was baffled. What navigation bar? Still, I always think it worth clicking around randomly when nothing is happening. And there suddenly it was: a box with the over-shoulder image of an ultra serious shaven head, small specs and black shirt at a small white circular table poring over some papers with a black-clad blonde. Severe, ascetic and in complete contrast to the 3DReid directors whose beaming mug shots elsewhere suggest the company might be a lot more fun.
But the aforementioned navigation bar? Maybe it's my bog standard computer, maybe it's Firefox the popular and faster alternative to the Evil Empire's Internet Explorer, although I did check with IE with the same result. Maybe it's because I have the top four lines of my screen as task bars. But any proper website should be able to cope with these. And then the mystery deepened because a colleague's computer sat there cheerfully displaying the aforesaid home/about us/ as predicted.