facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Australian 'Crusoe' seeks 'Girl Friday'

Dec. 29, 2008 at 3:10 PM   |   Comments

SYDNEY, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Australia's self-proclaimed "Robinson Crusoe" has taken out an online personal ad searching for his own "Girl Friday" to share his island life.

David Glasheen, 65, who gave up the life of a businessman in Sydney to live the simple life on Australia's northern Restoration Island, wrote in his profile on dating site rsvp.com.au that he is "seeking a Girl Friday to make my island dreams come true," The Times of London reported Monday.

"One of the last true adventurers! Still looking for my mermaid," the bushy beard-wearing Glasheen wrote.

Glasheen holds a 50-year lease on one-third of Restoration Island and the remainder of the island is a national park. He said he has lived alone on his land for 12 years.

"There has to be someone out there for me," he told Sydney's Sunday Telegraph. "I've got an eye for the ladies, so I guess I would do anything to meet the right partner."

© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Man raises $28,000 to have his 100-pound scrotum removed
2
Missing Canadian found alive in Oklahoma almost 40 years later
3
iPad-wearing tortoises removed from Aspen art museum and moved to conservatory
4
Hyperlapse: UPI climbed Meat Mountain so you won't have to
5
U.S. Olympic wrestler cited for taking out deer with bow and arrow at Colorado car dealership
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback