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The touch typing Toad

By NDODS    
Good Morning from Chipstead Lakes

Thank you all for your comments and votes following yesterday Saturday Shadowily image of the Comma Butterfly.

Today's upload shows one of many hundreds and hundreds of tiny Toads which descended upon on us on a rather stormy night in the week.

This little chap and others had found their way into the accommodation and where frantically being picked up my the caring staff. However this little chap had escaped the frantic clutches and ended up on a table which I was working on with my MacBook Air. Not wanting to miss a great opportunity for a photograph I instantly grabbed my camera and managed to grab a few images.

I hope that you all have a great day, for me I am off home back to the Bungalow.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Fun Typing Toad Wildlife and nature Silly Sunday

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Griff2012 5 363 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:14AM
He's probably quicker at typing than me Smile Looks like he's sending you a message - fingers on the 'N' button Smile
Good fun image, Jacqui

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User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:14AM
📷 😃 👍
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
4 Aug 2013 8:18AM
Wonderful captures, Nathan SmileSmileSmile Carol
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
4 Aug 2013 8:19AM
Really fantastic Nathen,
I bet he was typing quite fastGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
4 Aug 2013 8:20AM
What a great set of images Nathan, love your shallow dof....cute little are fortunate he did not wee on your keyboardGrinGrinGrinGrin
Well captured
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:21AM
Very, very funny.
Do you know the Archy and Mehitabel poems by Don Marquis? Wikipedia link here . Archy is a cockroach who lives in a New York newspaper office and comes out at night to write his poems on the typewriter, by hopping from key to key. But he can't manage the shift key...
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
4 Aug 2013 8:22AM

Quote:He's probably quicker at typing than me Smile Looks like he's sending you a message - fingers on the 'N' button Smile
Good fun image, Jacqui

I was about to say something similar.

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
4 Aug 2013 8:24AM
He's typing a note to you Nathan............GrinGrinGrin
4 Aug 2013 8:28AM
Perhaps this is а little computer genius...Wink
Regards Valery
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:31AM

Why should I let the toad work
Squat on my life?
Can't I use my wit as a pitchfork
And drive the brute off?

Six days of the week it soils
With its sickening poison -
Just for paying a few bills!
That's out of proportion.

Lots of folk live on their wits:
Lecturers, lispers,
Losers, loblolly-men, louts-
They don't end as paupers;

Lots of folk live up lanes
With fires in a bucket,
Eat windfalls and tinned sardines-
They seem to like it.

Their nippers have got bare feet,
Their unspeakable wives
Are skinny as whippets - and yet
No one actually _starves_.

Ah, were I courageous enough
To shout, Stuff your pension!
But I know, all too well, that's the stuff
That dreams are made on:

For something sufficiently toad-like
Squats in me, too;
Its hunkers are heavy as hard luck,
And cold as snow,

And will never allow me to blarney
My way of getting
The fame and the girl and the money
All at one sitting.

I don't say, one bodies the other
One's spiritual truth;
But I do say it's hard to lose either,
When you have both.

Philip Larkin
9 10 10 England
4 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Everyone needs key board skills - good advantage taken of this opportunity Nathan.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:33AM
Great speedy action from you Nathan, safe journey homeSmile
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:35AM
Great images Nathan - clear and lots of detail. Perhaps he was gonna edit a few images for you. Wink

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:37AM
Great set Nathan what an opportunity just love V2 superb.SmileSmile
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:52AM
Not the sharpest of shots but fabulous grab shots of a one off opportunity.
4 Aug 2013 8:54AM
Its time to approach National Geographic Magazine Smile
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:55AM
These are brilliant, Nathan. Grin

Wonderful, Nathan, V3, obviously sending us subliminal msg sat on the key left of of B, he's got me. Best regards, Si.
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
4 Aug 2013 9:04AM
It has typed N Q V...some kind of code, Nathan?Wink

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
4 Aug 2013 9:05AM
I would have never imagine anything like this, Nathan. I am amazed. Wonderful shots, great DOF. Like them all.
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 9:13AM
That was a rare and interesting development for you Nathan
and quick thinking for the images here
well done..V3 for me
safe trip home
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 9:18AM
What a beautiful little creature! And clever by the looks of it! Grin
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
4 Aug 2013 9:35AM
Opportunism GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 9:39AM
A delightful visitor and capture.
Amazing opportunity shots.. He must be an IT literate toad.. Brilliant & quite unique..Wink
4 Aug 2013 9:52AM
brought a smile Nathan good one safe journey home

Close encounter of the first time Grin good one Nathan for Sunday. Well done.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:06AM
Fantastic set of images Nathan, very well done

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
4 Aug 2013 10:16AM
NQV - must be toad language. Or perhaps he's doing is NVQ in typing but's a little bit dislexic. Grin
Really cute.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
4 Aug 2013 10:39AM
After the internet Nathan, probably reading " Toad of Toad Hall "Wink
4 Aug 2013 10:40AM
Great story & well captured amusing images Nathan
I think he is looking for your mouse
Moral is always keep a camera handy

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:44AM
Great Nathan, made me laugh, hope you taught him how to type?SmileSmile

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:57AM
Great images have a safe journey home,

The wildlife and bug world are really turning it on for you Nathan..GrinGrin Great opportunity not missed..GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
4 Aug 2013 11:05AM
Makes a change from a mouse
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 11:35AM
Such a tiny little chap, a very unusual wildlife shotSmile
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
4 Aug 2013 11:42AM
A true adherent of the motto Carpe Diem Nathan !! Excellent photos !
4 Aug 2013 11:42AM
Even toads are internet wizards these days. Marvellous image Nathan. (How much did you have to pay him to pose?)

Herge88 11 40 4 England
4 Aug 2013 11:58AM
Great set Nathan, made me smile.

Best Matt
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 12:12PM
Three great captures, like the title. 📷 😊

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
4 Aug 2013 12:16PM
Yer self-portraits are so cool Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 12:53PM
How many words a minute can he do, perhaps he can help me out a little bit Grin Despite being opportunistic, these are great images.

4 Aug 2013 12:53PM
Three interesting images of this little amphibian, Nathan!
It's amazing just how small he is!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
4 Aug 2013 1:47PM
Wow! Is he ever tiny. The size of a keyboard key. I would have guess him about 2 inches not a number 2 key. Great shots.......Sandy
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
4 Aug 2013 1:54PM
Lovely and endearing set Nathan. Did she type a love letter to Kermit? SmileSmileSmile
4 Aug 2013 2:10PM
Absolutely brilliant Nathan Grin Love, love, love it GrinGrin

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
4 Aug 2013 2:43PM
Quick thinking Nathan, love it!
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 2:56PM
Great set Nathan - what a beautiful little fella!
trust you to spot a cheap typist.V3 for me.

4 Aug 2013 3:53PM
Wonderful captures with an excellent title
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 3:54PM
Judging by the keys he is a very small Toad, cracking images all of them
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
4 Aug 2013 4:18PM
What a great set, Nathan! Just right for toaday's Silly Silly uploads! Love 'em! Grin
Trev Smile
Potra 5 Venezuela
4 Aug 2013 4:30PM
Such a cool visit, Nathan!
jdinne 15 16 England
4 Aug 2013 4:38PM
Just brilliant Nathan, after spending some time flicking between the three I just couldn't choose a winner. Love all three. Excellent.

4 Aug 2013 4:38PM
Hits all the right Keys for me Nathan, great fun stuff.

John Smile
It clearly can't spell, because there is no N in rivet, rivet, rivet.

Maybe it was sending a special email to you Nathan.

4 Aug 2013 5:36PM
Even I have a doubt of typing down it's Zoological name. "Bufo Melanostictus". Well pl correct me.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 5:39PM
excellent trio Nathan.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 5:57PM
Pretty unique images I'd say Nathan!
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:00PM
A cracking macro shot

Humblebee 6 1 England
4 Aug 2013 9:02PM
Aw, he's just toadying up to you, Nathan, perhaps in the hope of you giving him a job Wink - a fine set of images and I hope he isn't an outcast among his peers now he has seen sights never envisaged by his kind ... Carol GrinGrinGrinGrin
4 Aug 2013 10:15PM
Great set. Cathy
Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:17PM
Excellent captures, Nathan. I like v2 best.
kel55 6 8 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 8:54AM
Cool shots of this tiny creature , all good but v1 is fav , great timing to make the most of the opportunity , stay well Nathan kind regards Kel
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 7:33PM
There were thousands of them on the golf course trying to get to the lake last Saturday. Went back to collect a few for photo shoot the next day and they were none to be seen!
Nice one Nathan.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
5 Aug 2013 8:10PM
These photos are entirely too cute Smile

We had an outdoor pond in Houston, and were kept up night after night while the toads mated. then we had hundreds of little ones eventually leaving their tadpole stage, climbing out of the pond and making their way across the garden..............

Source 7
7 Aug 2013 9:50PM
These are brilliant Smile !
DonMc 9 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2013 5:00PM
It was no doubt sending a message to the princess asking for a kiss!
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2013 8:00PM
Super well-timed shots of this cutie.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
18 Aug 2013 3:14PM
I hope he wasn't toad off for using your laptop without permission!Wink
20 Aug 2013 7:28PM
Three super shots Nathan he is very cute what is his touch typing speed?SmileSmile

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