Category: Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

The dangers of being a fieldworker!

Published: October 16, 2014

Third-year student Margit Bowler is currently out in the Australian bush doing fieldwork on Warlpiri. She reports on a ‘minor’ incident involving a car blowing up below (see picture):

Kaboom, the car blew up! I’m completely fine (and so is everyone else who was in the car); I was just extremely tired the next day from walking 15km before the rescue party found me. I didn’t get home til 2 am!

Glad to hear that you’re safe, Margit! The blown-out car