Month: October 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 293

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 293 Saturday October 6th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:08-3:43pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:05-5:35pm). A few songs in and I look to my left and it’s Henry Gray, smiling away in his electric buggy. I finish the song – La Vie En Rose – and go into Henry’s favourite – Over The… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 292

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 292 Thursday October 4th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 1:49-3:05pm). A man who I’ve seen a couple of times before asks if I can play Mr. Tambourine Man, as he’s heard me play it before(!?) I tell him he must be thinking of someone else – I know the song but I don’t… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 291

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 291 Wednesday October 3rd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:50-1:56pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:36-3:43pm). I’ve barely finished the first song when I notice someone’s turned on some music in a nearby shop, across the road – not loud enough to drown me out but loud enough that I can hear it behind… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 290

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 290 Saturday September 29th Greenwich Market, London (outside The Coach And Horses public house, Time: 1:35-3:03pm, 4:35-6:03pm). I’m back outside the same pub I was outside in January last year, just after I started this whole busking thing – again at the invitation of Gary, who’s asked me to play for a bit at the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 289

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 289 Thursday September 27th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:33-4:03pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:32-5:10pm). A ‘good’ hour and a half in the middle spot and I manage to do the whole lot without repeating anything, although I had an embarrassing moment – a very long moment – during As Time Goes By,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 288

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 288 Wednesday September 26th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 1:45-2:54pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:04-4:15pm). It’s been raining pretty much all day every day since I last went out but it’s cleared up today…for a bit…I hope. I get through two songs, then most of Here Comes The Sun then it rains so… Read more →