Month: May 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 236

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 236 Tuesday May 22nd Winchester High Street (1. opposite O2, Time: 2:17-3:42pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:57-5:02pm, 3. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 5:36-6:23pm). Coming into the High Street, just down from the Westgate, I see someone I haven’t seen for months – not since last year. It’s Henry Gray, who will be 100… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 235

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 235 Saturday May 19th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:50-5:40pm). I don’t usually come in on Saturdays. I was going to come in yesterday but due to having to wait in for a delivery of busking cds, couldn’t make it. In fact I could have, since the delivery guy came at 9 o’clock in… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 234

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 234 Wednesday May 16th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 12:08-2:08pm, 2. opposite O2, Time: 3:05-5:14pm). After my first session I take almost an hours break – quite a long time for me, but it’s a nice day and I want to do at least another hour. As it goes, I’ve done alright for… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 233

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 233 Tuesday May 15th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time:: 1:42-3:01pm). As I begin my set – with Albatross – I notice a man sitting on the bench about 30 feet to my right. I’ve seen him a few times and I remember him because just after I started busking in Winchester he gave me… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 232

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 232 Sunday May 13th Winchester High Street (corner of Marks And Spencers, Time: 3:33-5:40pm). A few feet in front of The Buttercross and facing down the High Street is Tony – Winchester’s premier sax player. As I walk by I think I wouldn’t mind a photo of him for my album. I stop, get my… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 231

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 231 Tuesday May 8th Winchester High Street (1.opposite Bellis, Time: 2:02-4:15pm, 2. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 4:56-6:25pm). A bunch of girls sit on the steps of The Buttercross and listen to me (they’ve got no choice!). After a bit, three come over and contribute. I interrogate them and find out they’re Polish –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 230

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 230 Friday May 4th Romsey (The market, Time: 11:27-12:37, 1:12-1:44pm). Back at Romsey for the first time in a long time I say hello to Bertie the flowerman and get his photo – standing with his mate Darren, who runs one of the other stalls. I tell them about my ‘historic’ encounter with Duck Baker… Read more →