Author: Marvin

Diary Of A Busker Day 695

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 695 Tuesday February 24th 2015 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:55-4:07pm, 2. Opposite The Body Shop, Time: 4:50-5:42pm). A sunny but cold (6 degrees) and windy day. I cycled around to all the areas and decided Vodafone was the least windy. That little lady in the motorised wheelchair, Maureen, who’s name I remembered just in… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 694

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 694 Saturday February 21st 2015 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 2:36-3:25pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:32-4:25pm, 3. Opposite The Body Shop, Time: 4:55-5:45pm). Mr. Jackson and his rockabilly trio, of which he is one, are rockabillying at The Butter Cross, just a tad too loudly, I thought. Any louder and I wouldn’t have been able… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 693

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 693 Friday February 20th 2015 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:02-3:32pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:05-5:38pm). I’m standing with the bike outside Monsoon, looking about, and suddenly there she is – Delia – practically in front of me. Of course, she insists on giving me a pound, even though I’m not actually playing. She’s only… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 692

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 692 Wednesday February 18th 2015 Winchester (Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:18-4:01pm). At the risk of sounding presumptive so early in the set, I name Here Comes The Sun as Song Of The Day as it earned no less than SEVEN donations…probably not all pound coins, though. There are some birds busy above, chucking stuff down at… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 691

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 691 Tuesday February 17th 2015 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:46-4:47pm). I’d only been playing a few minutes when someone I haven’t seen in ages, Kai, walks by with his violin case and one of those tablet things that take photos, and he took one of me. He didn’t stop. I should have asked if he… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 690

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 690 Saturday February 14th 2015 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 2:40-4:21pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:40-5:50pm). At The Butter Cross, there’s a guy sitting on a stool playing Cavatina on a Spanish guitar. He sounds OK, and he won’t get any competition from me on that number. But he needs to pull his trousers up,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 689

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 689 Wednesday February 11th 2015 Winchester (Opposite Bellis, Time: 3:10-4:52pm). Temperature: 6 degrees, cold but no wind. A man about 65 donates in the first song and says ‘Sorry it’s not much’. Not much but whatever it was, it was more than anything I got for the next three songs, which was zero. It got… Read more →