ETA: Hm, the gap seems only to be visible in Opera... Firefox is not a problem, Konqueror either. Don't know about IE. Anyway, since I mostly use Opera, it would be nice to have a solution for this opera-specific problem :)
ETA 2: And while I'm at it ;), is it possible to align the userpic to the right side/border of the journal?
ETA 3: And that is what it looks like in IE 7...
But I want it to look like this: