Luckily all the elements on the right sidebar had been saved all was not lost. I opted to just choose a different template that fitted a new banner I made just for fun and as it happens the template was designed by no less than css and web standards guru - Jeffrey Zeldman. So I am going to find time and do my own template and continue to learn from the master.
This must be my millionth post today , a refuge from the children .
Till the next installment. Stay safe