Month: April 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 226

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 226 Thursday April 19th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:45-3:25pm). On the way down the high street, I pass a young man playing a vibraphone (vibraphonist?) – unusual for here. He has a card in front which says RUSSIAN STUDENT. He’s just down from The Buttercross so I can still hear him a bit… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 225

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 225 Wednesday April 18th Winchester High Street (opposite O2, Time: 2:53-4:13pm). A windy day – with rain, which keeps stopping/starting, starting/stopping… There are no other buskers out today (I don’t blame them) so I can go anywhere I want and as I want to keep all my stuff as dry as I can, I head… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 224

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 224 Tuesday April 17th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Time: 12:45-1:45pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:10-3:03pm). I’ve decided to put together a photo album of some of the people – my “regulars” – I meet out on the street. The other day I took photos of Harry The Dutchman, “Dangerous”… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 223

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 223 Friday April 13th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:40-5:14pm). There are lots of parents and children out today. I’m watched by three girls, aged 3 to 6, I reckon, for twenty minutes. They’re all eating ice-creams they’ve got from the ice-cream guy who’s right across from me. The smallest has it all running… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 222

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 222 Wednesday April 11th Winchester High Street (1. opposite British Heart Foundation, Time: 1:45-3:15pm, 2. opposte O2, Time: 3:42-4:08pm). Coming into the High Street, I pass a bagpipe busker outside Barclays Bank. I’ve seen him a couple of other times over the past year. I think it’s good to hear this sort of thing here… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 221

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 221 Saturday April 7th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Reflex – just closed down, Time: 1:23-2:38pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:55-3:55pm). I’m again banished to the outer reaches but am fortunate to recieve a donation right at the start – from Carol, my hard-of-hearing regular from The North. I thank her. “How are you, pet?”… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 220

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 220 Friday April 6th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 12:55-2pm, 2. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 3:45-5:45pm). This is the first day of the Easter holiday and there certainly are alot (of people) about. “Rockin’” Rob is just across from The Buttercross, talking to Frank…so it’s down the street I go, and I can… Read more →