Month: August 2011

Diary Of A Busker Day – 140

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 140 Friday August 5th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 2:15-5:01pm, 2. opposite Reflex, Time: 5:40-6:05pm, 3. opposite Clarks, Time: 6:12-7:15pm). A long session – 5 hours, but fortunately financially lucrative, in that the hourly rate worked out at just over £12. My first visitors are two ladies – Janet, a quite glamourous… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 139

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 139 Tuesday August 2nd Winchester High Street (opposite Reflex, Time: 1:05-4:53pm). There are three sets of buskers out on the High Street today – at the top, at The Buttercross (well known Winchester meeting place) a guitar duo. In the middle, five “folkies” playing and singing harmony and at the bottom and by far the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 138

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 138 Sunday July 31st Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 1:15-2:45pm, 2. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 3:20-5:16pm) Jeremy, one of my “regulars” – though of late, not a regular donator (I’ve noticed that several people who used to donate, now no longer do so. Perhaps a case of familiarity breeding contempt)… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 137

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 137 Friday July 29th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Zoo Jewellery, Time: 11:58-1:58pm., 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:55-5:35pm.) I return to the High Street after a break of 5 days – to give my thumb a rest, however it doesn’t seem to have been a long enough break but I can’t not play – I… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 136

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 136 Sunday July 24th Winchester High Street (opposite Reflex, Time: 11:36-3:33pm). I plan on doing only a couple of hours today as my right hand thumb is causing me some concern and after today I want to give it a few days rest. I’ve also arranged to meet three Scouse ladys in town – Fran,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 135

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 135 Friday July 22nd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 10:33-12:40pm, 2. opposite Phase Eight, Time:1:08-1:38pm, 3. opposite Reflex, Time: 1:53-5:15pm). For the first part of this – the longest day yet, I’m down a bit further from Debenhams and begin with a two hour set – to warm up with. A man… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 134

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 134 Wednesday July 20th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 10:45-1:15pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:05-4:57pm). I need a good day’s busking, as the last few days haven’t been too good, money-wise. It’s early but Guy and a couple of his folk “franchise” have already been set up at The Buttercross since 9:30.… Read more →