Month: February 2015

Diary Of A Busker Day 441

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 441 Saturday August 31st 2013 (1. The Butter Cross, Time: 2:55-3:30pm, 2. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, Time: 3:40-5:25pm, 3. The Butter Cross, Time: 5:35-6:25pm). A really busy Saturday afternoon and The Butter Cross is free! I take the plunge…and it goes pretty well…I get a manic two year old boy dancing along, so… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 440

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 440 Friday August 30th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:10-6:10pm). I have a brief chat with Frank, who’s requisitioned the Butter Cross spot for his own dastardly intentions. He says he’s seen the other accordionist I warned him about awhile ago. He says he saw him down the road so I asked if he –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 439

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 439 Thursday August 29th 2013 Chichester (1. Opposite Marks & Spencer, North Street, Time: 12:43-1:43pm, 2. Opposite Marks & Spencer, East Street, Time: 1:52-2:55pm, 3. In front of HSBC bank, The Cross, Time: 3:30-5:30pm). My 2nd time here and would you believe it – Rob’s here! – blasting away, but wait…I phoned up on Tuesday… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 438

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 438 Tuesday August 27th 2013 Winchester (1. Opposite LK Bennett, Time: 3:17-4:18pm, 2. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, Time: 4:25-5:27pm). When I was making the weekly coinage deposit at the bank, there was a man and woman busking outside the derelict JB Sports shop, so I thought I’d give it a go there, having… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 437

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 437 Monday August 26th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:35-6:05pm). A late afternoon, Bank Holiday session, not too long: an hour and a half!…and there aren’t too many people about, although the money turned out about the same per-hour as any normal ‘crowded’ day. I played a few things I’ve been neglecting recently: The Stripper,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 436

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 436 Saturday August 24th Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis, Time: 3:28-4:28, 2. In front of The Butter Cross, Time: 4:33-6pm). On the way to the High Street, I popped into the Royal Hotel to check out where I have to play for someone’s 60th birthday party tomorrow. The man at the reception, who showed me where… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 434

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 434 Wednesday August 21st Chichester (1. In front of HSBC, Time: 1:35-3:35pm, 2. Opposite Lloyds TSB, East Street, Time: 4:25-5:30pm). My first day of playing in Chichester in an official capacity, as I have now received my beautiful laminated PERMISSION TO BUSK permit. How long it’s taken – I can’t remember, due to the incompetence… Read more →