Month: January 2016

Diary Of A Busker Day 531

Diary Of A Busker Day 531 Friday March 28th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Bellis, Time: 1:45-2:55pm). Just a short session before the lesson at 4 o’clock. Session before the lesson – ha! And I think it’s going to be slow one, as I got nothing for the first song…but then it’s Here Comes The Sun and a £2 coin followed by… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 530

Diary Of A Busker Day 530 Thursday March 27th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 2:40-3:20pm, 2. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 3:25-4:35pm). One of my old lady regulars drops by and say she thought I’d died (makes a change from me thinking THEY’VE died), as she hadn’t seen me – ‘So you’re still in the land of the living’. I say… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 529

Diary Of A Busker Day 529 Wednesday March 26th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 1:30-2:55pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:13-5:18pm). Approaching The Butter Cross, I see Mandolin John’s there with guitar, so I take one of the side streets, and another one and come out near the craft shop, which is where I wanted to set up… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 528

Diary Of A Busker Day 528 Sunday March 23rd 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, The Square, Time: 1:48-2:20pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:44-2:58pm, 3. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 3:00-3:37pm). Coming in, I said hello to Rick, who’s facing The Butter Cross, and is, as usual, playing so quietly, I can’t ever make out what song he’s doing! We discuss the recent… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 527

Diary Of A Busker Day 527 Saturday March 20th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, The Square, Time: 2:22-3:42pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:37-5:49pm). A cold day…but then March is usually pretty cold, I suppose. Just after I start, a woman leaves her two kids in a buggy facing me, while she goes in the craft shop. She says to them… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 526

Diary Of A Busker Day 526 Thursday March 20th 2014 Chichester (The Cross, Time: 11:36am-1:37pm, 3:00-3:55pm). I thought I’d better come back here before my two month permit runs out. The last one I had, I never even used! …and I need to get out of Winchester, being a travellin’/wanderin’ minstrel and all that. Unfortunately, it’s rather cold and windy… Read more →