Email RN By Anna Kelsey-Sugg Updated July 23, 2019 11:11:53 Photo: David Glasheen has lived for over two decades on Queensland’s Restoration Island. (Supplied: Aubrey Comben) Related Story: The highs, lows and ‘absolutely traumatising’ moments of life in the wild Related Story: The rainforest hermit who returned from the wild Related Story: What this Aussie family learned from moving into Delhi’s slums Map: Lockhart River 4871 When you live alone on a remote island, with crocodiles and dingoes as neighbours and the occasional visit from a cyclone, existence is how you frame it.There are no “problems or issues” on Far North Queensland’s Restoration Island, where former millionaire David Glasheen is the sole resident — just “character-building opportunities”.”You’ve got to think on the positive side all the time or you go crazy because things get really, really character building. They push you. Things go wrong,” David says. Audio: Hear more from David Glasheen speaking about life on Restoration Island. (Life Matters) “Wrong” could mean crocs in the tinny when you wake in the morning.It could mean an extreme weather event endured in a shack. Photo: Glasheen has befriended local trawlers, with whom he shares his homebrew beer. (Supplied) Or it could… Read full this story
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