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These little guys greet me every day from my toilet bowl. I have tried to relocate them many, many, many times, but they always come back. I usually have two to put up with, but occasionally three decide to make it their ‘hangout’…. Sigh…

Derby (the Kimberley), Western Australia.

I’m just an Aussie girl who’s a bit mad about photography :)

My email address is miekeboynton(at)

Please don’t pin my photos to Pinterest/Tumblr/WeHeartIt etc. If I issue a DMCA notice to have my photo removed from your collection/blog, please don’t take offence – I’m just protecting my work from becoming Desktop Wallpaper / CD covers / company logos / eBook templates without my permission! Thanks for your understanding :)

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  • shazart
    shazartabout 4 years ago

    Oh so cute, what lovely photography Mieke. What a place to hang out!! Must be tricky scooping them out!! lol

  • Tee hee hee – I’m sick of trying to get them out… now I grab the toilet brush and coax them up under the lip so they’re out of the way. Some people try to use bleach to get rid of them, but they’re too cute for me to do that!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • shazart
    shazartabout 4 years ago

    By the way a fav

  • Thank you :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • shazart
    shazartabout 4 years ago

    What a hoot!

  • Barb Leopold
    Barb Leopoldabout 4 years ago


  • Thanks, Barb… indeed they are :) Funny little things (actually, they’re not all that little!)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsabout 4 years ago

    Very cute. That reminds of the frogs that used to swim in our drinking water tank in the bush .. before we put wire over the openings years later.

  • They’re cheeky little beggars… I never leave the lid up, and I take them outside… and then I find that they’ve come up through the shower drain, hopped around the corner to the loo, jumped up and climbed down in the tiny gap at the back of the seat where it joins the rim. You can’t help but laugh!!! (Especially when you flush the loo and see their little legs flailing away, trying to keep them up under the rim!). Ah, the things you put up with in ‘the bush’! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosabout 4 years ago

    How fabulous……..from your toilet bowl indeed… wonderful!!

  • Craig Hender
    Craig Henderabout 4 years ago

    Another ripper shot.

  • awefaul
    awefaulabout 4 years ago

    Have you thought of kissing one, princess?

  • So that’s where I’m going wrong??? =D

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    How gorgeous!
    Could be a little disconcerting if one wasn’t expecting to see them!

  • Ladyshark
    Ladysharkabout 4 years ago

    So Cute!!!! Glad to hear you’re kind to them :-)))

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