Perhaps something to fill in the white space, but it might be fine as it is. Often the backgrounds of websites are too crazy and detract from the content of the sit. But something small or not obtrusive could work.
I might be an adult, but I'm a minor at heart.
if the pics are good then its good. maybe get a more interesting font for the links
__ the next time your about to make a racial slur stop, think about all the delicious foods that come from his or her country and channel your energy towards the purchase of your next international delight.
And Saint Attila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying,O Lord, bless this thy hand grenade that with it thou mayest blow thine enemies to tiny bits and the people did feast upon the lambs and sloths and carp and anchovies and breakfast cereals and...
Ya...good to start with, but add a gradient in the background or some kinda of watermarked image at least to give it something a little more. Also, if you can, try making the links have mouse-overs (when you put the mouse over the link and it changes color). This can be developed in html and in most webpage design programs. Also, you can get free menu bars from websites (when you put ur mouse on a link, a table comes down, such as the one on this website), so that would be kinda neat to use also.