Month: March 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 212

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 212 Monday March 19th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:35-3:24pm, 2. opposite O2, Time: 3:30-3:57pm). Not many buskers come out on a Monday – I know Frank never does, so I’m thinking I might get the street to myself. About halfway through my almost two hour set, I’m questioned by two young Chinese… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 211

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 211 Sunday March 18th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:58-6:05pm). A last minute decision to do an hour or an hour and a half – if it’s going well. There aren’t many about, though – it’s Mother’s Day and I suspect many people have got their mothers down for a meal at home. It… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 210

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 210 Wednesday March 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card factory Time: 1:38-2:59pm, 2. opposite O2, Time: 3:18-4:42pm). As the Buttercross spot is taken – by Rob (still getting louder…) and the middle spot at the crossroads by Frank, I’ve again got the raw end of the deal – down at Debenhams. As I’m setting… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 209

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 209 Tuesday March 13th Winchester High Street (1. opposite O2, Time: 2:15-3:20pm, 2. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 3:50-5pm). I’ve only been playing a few minutes when the unmistakable boom of a voice heralds the approach of Maurice – “LA LA LA, LA LA…LA LA LA, LA LA!”, he bellows, to the tune of… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 208

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 208 Friday March 9th Winchester High Street (1. opposite O2, Time: 1:10-2:20, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:28-3pm). Rob is in Winchester, again rockin’ the High Street but today he’s not in his usual spot – in front of The Buttercross. He’s down at the crossroads and I’m assuming this is because he’s been asked to… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 207

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 207 Thursday March 8th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 12:55-2:40pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 3-3:25pm). Rockin’ Rob makes his 2nd Winchester Buttercross appearance in one week and Frank and his accordion and dog are halfway down the street…so I’m back in front of Debenhams. For a couple of minutes I’m annoyed by… Read more →