Month: February 2015

Diary Of A Busker Day 435

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 435 Friday August 23rd Winchester (1. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, Time: 1:10-3:12pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:42-4:42pm). Back to the hometown treadmill… At Vodafone there are those two young strummers in their omnipresent dark sunglasses. I can’t be bothered shlepping down to the other end to Oxfam, so I set up at the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 433

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 433 Sunday August 18th, Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:10-2:15pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:45-3:45pm, 3. In front of The Butter Cross, Time: 3:55-5:06pm). At The Butter Cross: two young blokes banging on small drums, and down at the crossroads: the legend known as Frank. Down at Oxfam, I pass an almost bus-free hour, as… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 432

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 432 Friday August 16th Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:15-6:15pm). There’s no one around the Butter Cross area, but I was there an hour and a half yesterday, so somewhere else maybe…and down at Vodafone, Madeleine is just leaving. I enquire how she’s done and she says she’s been there an hour and has made ‘enough… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 431

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 431 Thursday August 15th (1. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 3:35-5:05pm, 2. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, Time: 5:35-6:35pm). When I get to The Butter Cross, there’s a bunch of brass players promoting tonight’s show at the theatre. Actually, they’re not playing: they’re on a break, or packing up as some of them appear to be… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 430

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 430 Wednesday August 14th Winchester (Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 3:45-5:35pm). As I’m about to sit down and start up, Mandolin John turns up. He doesn’t want to play, though – he did the morning session, he says. He tells me he’s had a bit of bother with his landlord, who’s contacted the police about a bit… Read more →