Tag: Edelweiss

Diary Of A Busker Day 173

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 173 Monday October 24th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Clinton Cards, Time: 2:58-4:40pm, 2. opposite Card Factory, Time: 5:05-5:35pm).        A young shop guy, taking a break, says my pumpkin bucket’s now finally in season. “Yeah, just for one day of the year”, I say. “Well, for a week”, he says. The money’s really slow,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 169

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 169 Monday October 17th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 1:15-2:35pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:12-5:05pm).        I reckon this so-called Indian Summer is drawing to a close: the sky’s grey and “threatening” rain, as they say. My always-dapper, always well-spoken and always complimentary regular – Ian, comes out from the shadows after… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 163

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 163 Friday September 30th Romsey (market, Time: 10:37-12:40pm, 1:45-3pm), Winchester High Street (1. opposite Winchester Bus Station, Time: 4:05-4:35pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:45-5:45pm).        Finally, after months of pondering, I decide to take up Bertie’s (formerly flower seller of Winchester, now flower seller in nearby Romsey) suggestion of busking in his new patch. This involves getting… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 114

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 114 Tuesday June 14th Winchester High Street (opposite Whittard, Time: 3:37-5:47pm.)          During my now obligatory pre-session reconnaissance of the high street I have a chat with Bertie the flowerman who tells me this Saturday will be his last day here in Winchester. “I’m bored – I’ve been here 23 years. I’m here 10 hours… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 112

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 112 Wednesday June 8th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Clarks, Time: 11:55-12:20pm, 2. opposite Whittards, Time: 12:42-1:55pm, 3. outside Debenhams (Fire escape) Time: 2:20-3:10pm, 4. outside Debenhams, Time: 3:40-4:40pm.)        It looks like it’s going to rain today so I’m hoping to be able to set up somewhere along the covered side of the high street… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 111

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 111 Monday June 6th Winchester High Street (corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 12:04-4:50pm.)          A long session – almost 5 hours, playing continuously. I debut a new song – Edelweiss, from The Sound Of Music. Like Henry and Over The Rainbow this song was brought to my attention by one of my regulars – Anthony, the… Read more →