Month: April 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 220

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 220 Friday April 6th 2012 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 a lot of people about. Rockin’ Rob is just across from The Buttercross, talking to Frank…so it’s down the street I go, and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 219

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 219 Wednesday April 4th 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite British Heart Foundation, Time: 1:40-2:25pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:40-3:16pm, 3. Opposite Phase Eight, Time: 3:40-4:20pmDown near The Buttercross, I walk by the latest addition to the roster of Winchester buskers – schoolgirl Constance, known as Cossie, however, being in a somewhat uncommunicative mood today,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 218

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 218 2012 Monday April 2nd Winchester High Street Opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:50-6:15pmI haven’t been playing five minutes when I get my first interruption; a man, mid 60s, wearing a hat a bit small for his head comes up, he has a Scottish accent. ‘Hey! Ah know Helen Shapiro, y’know!’ ‘Really?’ ‘Yeah. And Cliff Richard –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 217

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 217 Friday March 30th 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Reflex, Time: 2:43-4:09pm, 2. Opposite Cheltenham & Gloucester, Time: 4:30-5:28pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:35-6:15pmKai and his violin are inbetween The Buttercross and the crossroads which means I can’t set up at either place as both are too close to him, so it’s down at… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 216

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 216 Thursday March 29th 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 11:40-1:09pm, 2. Opposite O2, Time: 1:35-2:10pm, 3. Opposite Card factory, Time: 2:22-3pm The first session – at the current popular crossroads spot, passed pleasantly and several people made the effort, always appreciated, to come up and pay a compliment, and the usual hourly… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 214

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 214 Friday March 23rd 2012 Winchester High Street Opposite O2, Time: 2:05-3:05pmA short but lucrative session at The Buttercross end of town. Fabio from London likes my Ol’ Man River – says it reminds him of Scott Joplin which, although I can’t quite understand, I’m flattered by. He’s interested in busking down here and maybe… Read more →