Month: May 2013

Diary Of A Busker Day 302

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 302 Monday November 5th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:15-3:30pm). Before I set up, I chat to Chris – the peaked-capped RAC man who stands just up a bit from where I am. He asks me how it’s going – and I tell him: that I’ve had enough of this busking lark, the idiots… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 301

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 301 Friday November 2nd Winchester High Street (opposite Bellis, Time: 3:23-4:40pm). As I’m setting up, local artist Andrew Rutter (also draughtsman/old shop sign maker and saviour of many nice, original high street features) stops by with a sad tale. A while back, he’d met an old lady who lived nearby in St. Thomas Street and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 300

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 300 Friday October 26th London (1. in front of The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Time: 5:45-6:12pm, 2. Hungerford Foot Bridge, Time: 6:42-7:13pm). It’s a funny thing but, looking back over my diary, whenever I come to a landmark day, I’m never in Winchester, even though 99% of all my playing is done here! It’s also… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 299

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 299 Tuesday October 23rd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:29-3:35pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:53-4:36pm). Coming down the High Street, I notice Monica – late of Romania, now Portsmouth residing Winchester Big Issue seller – and because I’d rather take a detour than walk by her and not buy a paper – like… Read more →