“But look, you found the notice, didn’t you?” “Yes,” said Arthur, “yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard.” 

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Hi! If you want to contact me, I can be emailed at

Otherwise, wander around Northcote.

If you see someone smiling, that's probably me.


About Amanda

Amanda Collins lives, sings, laughs and writes in Melbourne Australia.

When she gets the chance, she visits, sings, laughs and writes in other parts of the world.






Some of Amanda's favourite places in Melbourne


Espresso Room

410 High St, Northcote VIC 3070

(03) 9489 4000

Hours: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

NGV Australia

Federation Square, Flinders St
Melbourne VIC

(03) 9639 2800

Open 10am–5pm
Closed Mondays
Open all public holidays except:
Christmas Day & Good Friday
Open from 1pm ANZAC Day

Merri Creek Labyrinth

Down the end of Ramsden Street, Clifton Hill 3068