Month: March 2015

Diary Of A Busker Day 448

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 448 Saturday September 14th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 5:07-6:13pm). I would have set up in front of the The Butter Cross but they’ve got it fenced off. I wonder if they’re going to do a Stonehenge, and we’ll never again be able to climb all over it – I wouldn’t be surprised. In fact,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 447

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 447 ¬†Thursday September 12th 2013 Chichester (1. Opposite Marks & Spencer, North Street, Time: 12:40-2:20pm, 2. Outside HSBC bank, The Cross, Time: 2:50-5:30pm). The day got off to a bad start – and that was even before I started playing. The idiot who I bought the train ticket from at Winchester station yesterday put the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 446

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 446 Tuesday September 10th 2013 (1. The Butter Cross, Time: 1:45-1:49pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 2-3pm, 3. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:08-4:18pm). On the way down the High Street – there he is: Chris ‘I think you should get a life’ RAC man. He asks me how it went in Chichester last week. I say it… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 445

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 445 Monday September 9th 2013 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:05-2:10pm, 2. Entrance to the alleyway opposite Marks & Spencer, Time: 2:30-3:05pm). I get through one song – La Vie En Rose, during which I start thinking about Marie-Therese – she loved that song, and I think – ‘I’m already thinking about her, and quite… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 444

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 444 Friday September 6th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Nero/Bellis, Time: 2:30-4:50pm). On the way down the High Street, I pass those two homeless/Drongo/buskers, sitting outside the abandoned JJB shop. They don’t look like they’re in any rush to start playing, so I set up – not at The Butter Cross, but just inside The Pentice: the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 443

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 443 Wednesday September 4th 2013 Chichester (1. In front of HSBC bank, The Cross, Time: 12:45-1:45pm, 2-3:15pm, 2. Opposite Lloyds bank, North Street, Time: 3:50-5:20pm). I don’t know what’s going on in Chichester – when I get to where I’m booked to play, there’s always someone there! Today it’s a young strummer (all strummers are… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 442

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 442 Monday September 2nd 2013 Winchester (1. The Butter Cross, Time: 2:30-4pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:25-5:10pm, 3. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 5:17-6:02pm). I’m getting really brave these days: when I come in and see The Butter Cross free, I don’t bother about going somewhere less conspicuous to warm up anymore…I set up! Actually, there area… Read more →