Month: November 2013

Diary Of A Busker Day 342

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 342 Monday March 25th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Marks & Spencer, Time: 1:52-2:08pm). A really cold day and a complete waste of time – I hardly played at all. I passed young Sam – he was playing a Smiths song at The Butter Cross. I looked at him and although I’m sure he saw me, he… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 341

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 341 Wednesday March 20th Winchester High Street (1. corner of Monsoon, Time: 12:29-1:29pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:59-3:10pm, 3. opposite Bellis, Time: 4:24-5:07pm). It’s 20 minutes before I get my first coins, making a grand total of 15 pence. And that’s after no less than 5 songs – even Albatross, second song in, fails. Very… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 340

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 340 Tuesday March 9th Winchester High Street (1. corner of Marks & Spencer, Time: 12:47-1:12pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:16-2:01pm, 3. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:06-2:13pm). A few out today, including – at the middle spot, the Winchester legend known as Frank Williams, so I’m off down to the nether regions, known as the ‘arse-end’…but wait, there’s something… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 339

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 339 Sunday March 17th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:35-5:10pm). A very short, end of the day session. Sunny but cold – my right thumb started to freeze after 10 minutes. A few minutes later, I see Maurice coming up the road on my right, as usual, shouting something. Then he stops next to… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 338

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 338 Saturday March 16th Winchester High Street (opposite Oxfam, Time: 1-2:15pm, 3:10-4:05pm). They’re all out today: Rob at The Butter Cross – with a black umbrella over him, a wise move as its been raining pretty bad the last couple of days, in fact, Jude’s football match was cancelled this morning because of it, and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 337

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 337 Thursday March 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:46-3:39pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:11-5:16pm). Just before I set up outside the bakery, I take note of the notice they’ve put up on the door: DOUGHNUT WEEK £3,867.58p RAISED FOR NAOMI HOUSE HOSPICE. So it really was for a good cause – Melanie… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 336

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 336 Wednesday March 13th Winchester High Street (opposite Bellis, Time: 3:50-4:26pm). After walking to and fro for a few minutes between the old Vodafone spot and the new one just around the corner on Market Street (for the first time in years I know the name!, thanks to the sign on the wall which I’m… Read more →