I’m still messing around with the look of Parrots and with the various plug-ins and widgets. The problem, as with other blog services, is in getting carried away with all the gadgets and including them just because you can.
I’ve also spent some time working on my 404 page. According to all the guidance, it is important to offer more than just the usual error: page not found message, which it robably is, but it seems a lot of effort to put in on something that (hopefully) no-one will ever see, especially if you’re using the broken link checker plug-in. For what it’s worth, here’s mine.
Here’s a few of my favourites from the 404 Research Lab: