I have no idea why the TOC ends up there either. I just press 'menu' on my kindle and then choose 'go to' and select 'table of contents' from there to access it.
Originally Posted by phil_ga
Thanks for this - appreciated. The TOC is actually in the back of the mobi file. This happens to me with calibre - why does calibre place it here? Seems to be the last place one would look (literally).