Month: March 2014

Diary Of A Busker Day 388

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 388 Wednesday June 19th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:47-2:02pm, 2. Zizzi’s Restaurant, Time: 2:30-3pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 3:05-5:11pm). Like the past two days, he’s there again! – young Sam, at The Butter Cross. If he’s there the next time I come in, I’m going to ask if he’s paying rent on… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 387

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 387 Tuesday June 18th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:14-3:16pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:26-4:23pm). When I was in town yesterday, there was young Sam, perched atop the steps of The Butter Cross and doing a quite impressive rendition of Little Wing. In fact it was so impressive, I even donated a pound.… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 386

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 386 Friday June 14th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:55-4:26pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:46-5:50pm). A lady comes up and says ‘Do you know the man with the white beard?’, which annoys me, as I’m in the middle of something – The Entertainer, which, due to that bloody Focal Dystonia, I really have… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 385

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 385 Monday June 10th Winchester High Street (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:05-3:25pm). There’s a man I see a lot of, early 50s, white hair, always wears sandals with socks, even when it’s cold, and he’s usually on a bike. I don’t know his name but he’s got a couple of kids at Jude’s school. I don’t… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 384

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 384 Saturday June 8th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:50-2:20pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:43-4:38pm). I have a really good start to the day: I make a sale after just one song – Albatross, for which I bestow on it instant Song Of The Day status. In fact the sale is secured before… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 383

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 383 Tuesday June 4th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:38-3pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:16-4:05pm). A person who falls into a rather large category: old-lady-regular-whose-name-I-don’t-know, drops by. She reckons I’ve picked a good spot, in front of the shop window. She says ‘Women can come to look at clothes while they listen’. I… Read more →