I use the phrase 'survival suit' somewhat loosely…

Nunatak over at the Beagle Project blog throws down the gauntlet and demands photos of disturbingly handsome people 'in fantastical and/or embarrassing fieldwork gear'.

Herewith my entry, taken floating just above the Great Barrier Reef off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia in November, 2000:

Me, Great Barrier Reef, November 2000
Struth, Bruce! Cop a load of that natty FOCD T-shirt and Pommie sunburn!
(But kindly ignore the rather magnificent beer-gut.)

Steady on, ladies (and possibly gentlemen), I'm spoken for, I tell you!

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