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 →