There was the sound of a truck reversing down in the alley. Then there was some banging, and voices. Always the busybody, I looked over my balcony to see what was causing the ruckus.
People were unloading plastic crates and arranging them in what seemed to be a well-planned operation. After they left I tried to work out what the structure they'd built was, but it was too dark.
By daylight the next morning, this is what I saw:
That great stencil graffiti on the wall was there already. It's not new.
This morning I climbed up to get a closer look. That red box is a small letter box.
This is the top of the red box:
and this is what I found inside:
I sat for a while and wrote in my journal, seeing the alley from a different angle.
One of my neighbours came out on his balcony and told me someone comes every evening to make sure the structure is in order.
I asked wise old Mrs Google what it was all about and under City_Leaks this is what I found:
If you look them up on Facebook you'll see they have other structures going up in other lanes. You could check them out if you're in the Melbourne CBD.