The strange font is intended to make my email address Obfuscate, conceal, hide, obscure - so that the spam web crawlers don't find it and add them to their spam bank.
This technique is not by any means a foolproof solution - high end software engines can still sniff out the email address regardless - But this technique will still certainly go a long way towards minimizing exposure to less capable email harvesters
hmmmmmmm - my my - what all we need to do to avoid spam - only wish it was a SPAM free world !! :o)