Month: September 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 271

TweetDary Of A Busker Day 271 Saturday August 18th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:17-3:05pm, 2. opposite Waterstones, Time: 3:57-4:24pm, 3. oppsote Oxfam, Time: 4:33-6:18pm). I come into the high street just as Rockin’ Rob and his girlfriend are on their way out – heading to The Royal Oak in Salisbury to do a proper gig. Rob tells… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 270

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 270 Tuesday, August 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:38-2:09pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:30-:15pm, 3. opposite Bellis, Time: 4:44-5:20pm). I’m annoyed by a few kids – two pre-teens – during my first session. One holds out his hand – “Hey, high five!” I ask him can he wait until I’ve finished the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 269

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 269 Saturday August 11th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:05-3:23pm, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 3:33-4:10pm, 3. opposte O2, Time: 4:40-5:57pm). Before I start the ‘proceedings’, I have a chat with the man I met recently who was doing a sketch of the high street, looking down from The Buttercross, while I was playing… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 268

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 268 Friday August 10th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:47-4:08pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:20-5:30pm). A day with some pleasant and some not so pleasant moments. Down at the far end, I have a chat with Delia. I say she’s wearing a nice dress – “Oh this, I’ve had it most of my… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 267

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 267 Thursday August 9th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:01-3:21pm, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 3:47-5:16pm). My first day out since Sunday – I’ve been trying to rest my finger and it seems Ok but I’ll only be able to tell by coming out here. Nick, the ‘sad man’ from wayback early last year… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 266

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 266 Sunday, August 5th Stockbridge (‘Trout & About’ – Stockbridge High Street, Time: 10:50am-12:35pm). A break from Winchester! I venture a few miles west to honour an engagement booked awhile back. It’s a local food/arts and crafts/music fair and one of the people in charge is Tania, who is also the person who contacted me.… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 265

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 265 Saturday August 4th Winchester High Street (1.opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:12-3:42pm, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 4:08-6:30pm). A fairly peaceful and unevenful hour and a half followed by a break then back on up the other end, which starts peacefully enough until around the middle of La Vie En Rose, when I hear a familiar holler… Read more →