Don't think I have posted here? My avatar is old - very old.
Started on a pen forum when I got my Montblanc pens (which I still have years later). Took a photo with a Canon A610 at the time. Cropped it down, used it in IM with friends, on the forum and sort of kept it as my "signature". Ah and when I first moved to the UK I kept in touch with friends by mail.
I still write notes in fountainpen - love to scribble in fountainpen too, of course with iron gallus ink . (first Montblanc Blue Black, now Montblanc Midnight Blue)
I guess I could take a new better photo with the 100mm macro on my 5D MK II, but I have sort of stuck to the original.