Tag: Delia

Diary Of A Busker Day 579

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 579 Wednesday June 25th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite The Body Shop, Time: 1:42-2:42pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 3:09-4:39pm). I don’t want the ice-cream vendor bloke outside Vodafone to get fed up with me, so I set up a bit further up…and it goes slow. It’s around the 7th song before any coinage, so I was… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 525

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 525 Wednesday March 19th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 2:25-3:12pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:26-4:15pm). As I was walking about trying to work out where to set up, I bumped into Mr. Lacy, who’s 60th I played at a couple of years ago (by expert deduction, I reckon he’s around 62 now), and he… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 495

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 495 Friday January 17th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:40-1:58pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:03-3:05pm). The order of the day – and of the last few – is: a lot of rain, coming down suddenly and often quite ferociously, then stopping suddenly, then a dry bit for a few minutes, then rain again, and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 340

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 340 Tuesday March 9th Winchester High Street (1. corner of Marks & Spencer, Time: 12:47-1:12pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:16-2:01pm, 3. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:06-2:13pm). A few out today, including – at the middle spot, the Winchester legend known as Frank Williams, so I’m off down to the nether regions, known as the ‘arse-end’…but wait, there’s something… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 224

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 224 Tuesday April 17th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Time: 12:45-1:45pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:10-3:03pm). I’ve decided to put together a photo album of some of the people – my “regulars” – I meet out on the street. The other day I took photos of Harry The Dutchman, “Dangerous”… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 208

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 208 Friday March 9th Winchester High Street (1. opposite O2, Time: 1:10-2:20, 2. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:28-3pm). Rob is in Winchester, again rockin’ the High Street but today he’s not in his usual spot – in front of The Buttercross. He’s down at the crossroads and I’m assuming this is because he’s been asked to… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker – Day 199

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 199 Tuesday February 21st Winchester High Street (opposite Bellis, Time: 1-2:10pm, 2. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 3:05-4:12pm). My polite regular, Ian, stands nearby and waits untill I’ve finished my capo-on-second-fret songs, namely Can’t Help Falling In Love and Over The Rainbow, then, stroking his chin, in thought and saying(?) “Hmm…”, carries on –… Read more →