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Friday, 30 March 2012

An open letter to Dave and his ferret Silver

Dear Dave and Silver

I met you this morning at Blackheath station in South East London. You were walking each other along Platform 1 in the morning sunshine. Then you both hopped on the 9.52 to Charing Cross.

Dave and Silver - the world needs you. Life isn't all that serious, is it?

Thanks for the reminder,


PS Dave, love your tiger shirt too.

PPS Silver, remember how you clung on to my cream Ugg boot this morning on the station platform? I just want you to know that it was hard for my Ugg boot to leave you too. Love at first bite, it was.


  1. Excellent! I'm so glad you spoke to him - i'm a regular at Blackheath station, and I've never been brave enough to talk to him!

  2. Ferrets rarely have much to say.

  3. Ah that's tickled me Matthew - Dave is clearly a local legend! And normally I'd agree, ferrets are fairly quiet - but Silver, well he had loads to say for himself, the little fluffy pipecleaner.

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