Jamie Stott

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Nyidinghu, Australia

Aussie Throwback Blog: Adventure! Part Two

May 12, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

so i was home a total of 14 hours before getting on another plane to fly up north for work. not ideal lol. six am monday morning i was waiting on my curb with a mug of hot coffee waiting for my cab to the airport. cabbies in perth are sneaky. they hear my accent […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: Adventure! Part One

May 9, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

holy cannoli! its been ages since ive done a post! ive been going a million miles an hour since april 30th, and today, right now, this very minute, is my first bit of spare time. and im doing what any proper geek would do: blog about their adventures 🙂 we got back from the field […]

Pilbara, Australia

Aussie Throwback Blog: Sites and Spiders

May 8, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

that about sums up my april field session in the pilbara. my favorite pic from the field is this guy: its weird how a 12 day field session can seem so daunting and go by SO slow, and at the same time completely fly by and i have no idea what we did for all […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: Oz-Mazing!

May 7, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

haha okay not really…. so im up north for work and the “man” has restricted my internet access. it wont let me upload any of my cool videos or pictures that i’ve taken (what a gyp! i blame all the stupid miners looking up too much porn…also, my spell checker is also broke-d so please […]

Archaeology Excavation 101

April 23, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

A few weeks ago I went out with a small field crew into Utah’s west desert. The first few days were spent systematically surveying our project area, and the last few days were spent excavating. There are so many misconceptions about what archaeologists actually do when they dig, so I thought I’d take a moment […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: Wine Not?

April 16, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

hey there! last week i mentioned that i was going to bike to cottesloe beach…well, i did it and it was amazing! it was was an 18k round trip, and took about 45 min each way. it seemed so daunting and such a long way, but once i hopped on the bike and started going, it […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: Easter — It’s A Big Deal Here

April 14, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

who knew? to illustrate this point more clearly, i’m going to rub it in and tell you that friday AND monday are paid days off. booya! america you are way behind on the easter celebrations. i dont even think i got that much time off for christmas last year (fact). i kicked off my easter […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: They Can’t All Be Gems…

April 11, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

so the survey continued…    i spent the remainder of my time in the field surveying. it was HOT! we hit over 103° F pretty much every day. remember how i was ranting about not wanting to get the pilbara tan? well, i got it. it looks like i have black gloves on and light […]


Aussie Throwback Blog: Archaeologyschmarchaeology

April 9, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

How you know youre not in Kansas anymore Toto: fieldwork being delayed due to a cyclone. Yep, that actually happened. For you Australians, that’s no big deal, but for simple Navajowegians from Utah, that’s never happened before lol. I was supposed to leave on Monday but was delayed till Wednesday. I anxiously packed everything into […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: Top 5’s

April 8, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

in lieu of doing anything exciting lately that would warrant new material and stuff for a new post, i figured id ramble about crap. because its what im good at. rambling. and talking shit. i just started typing nonsense and it sorta manifested itself as a list. really, you should be doing something better than […]