You see? Stiff upper lip, and on with the job. That's the way we do things over here.
We're all now convinced that he's actually got an enormous ugly boil on the end of his nose, and the helmet is just an excuse.
EDIT: After I posted this, Andrew realised that his foolish antics were bringing shame on our once-proud nation, and changed into something that looked slightly less silly: a tea-towel held in place by a baseball cap.