Month: March 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 207

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 207 Thursday March 8th 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Card Factory, Time: 12:55-2:40pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 3-3:25pmRockin’ 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 →

Diary Of A Busker Day 206

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 206 Tuesday March 6th 2012 London 1. Hungerford Foot Bridge, Time: 2:30-4:30pm, 2. Trafalgar Square, Time: 5:35-6pmHaving the occasion to visit Greenwich and finishing my business by early afternoon, I decided to try and make my £35.70p train fare back. I walked up the steps and onto the Hungerford Bridge from the south side. At… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 205

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 205 Saturday March 3rd 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Card Factory, Time: 3:25-4:34pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:40-5:45pmI pass Tony at The Buttercross, blasting out his sax and backing track. He’s arched backwards, sax horn above his head. It really is more of a visual performance more than a musically accurate one – he’s… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 204

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 204 Friday March 2nd 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Card Factory, Time: 1:35-2:35pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:45-3:22pmRockin’ Rob is in front of The Buttercross and I reckon he’s slowly turning the volume back up these last few weeks…and we’ve got the Korean violinist whose name I think is Kai, or something that sounds… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 203

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 203 Wednesday March 7th 2012 Winchester High Street Opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:05-5:10pmA lady in her 60s gives me a pound during Albatross, I thank her, she goes to walk off, comes back, remarks on how Albatross is ‘a bit Shadows-ey, like Apache.’ ‘It’s the extra reverb,’ I say. This brings me, naturally, on to my… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 202

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 202 Tuesday February 28th 2012 Winchester High Street Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:30-3:45pmA fairly civilised stint down at the crossroads. Civilised, in that the weather was fine, enabling me to play straight through without stopping to warm my hands up, and civilised because no one fell over me in a state of drunkenness. A lady comes… Read more →