Tag: England

Diary Of A Busker Day 300

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 300 Friday October 26th London (1. in front of The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Time: 5:45-6:12pm, 2. Hungerford Foot Bridge, Time: 6:42-7:13pm). It’s a funny thing but, looking back over my diary, whenever I come to a landmark day, I’m never in Winchester, even though 99% of all my playing is done here! It’s also… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 270

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 270 Tuesday, August 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:38-2:09pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:30-:15pm, 3. opposite Bellis, Time: 4:44-5:20pm). I’m annoyed by a few kids – two pre-teens – during my first session. One holds out his hand – “Hey, high five!” I ask him can he wait until I’ve finished the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 226

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 226 Thursday April 19th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:45-3:25pm). On the way down the high street, I pass a young man playing a vibraphone (vibraphonist?) – unusual for here. He has a card in front which says RUSSIAN STUDENT. He’s just down from The Buttercross so I can still hear him a bit… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 160

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 160 Friday September 23rd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 12-12:01pm, 2. opposite Reflex, Time: 12:10-2:15pm, 3. opposite Boots Optician, Time: 3:10-5:15pm, 4. opposite Vodafone, Time: 5:30-6:30pm).        The starts off – rather annoyingly, with a false start, as 30 seconds into my first tune, I’m drowned out by some guy singing opera style… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 144

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 144 Friday August 19th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 11.00-1:50pm, 2. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 2:35-5:05pm). An early start today as I want to get a good few hours in…but I haven’t even finished my first song before I get my first interuption – five boys about 14 years old – “Can… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 143

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 143 Tuesday August 16th Winchester High Street (opposite Card Factory, Time: 3:10-6:42pm).        One of my “younger” old regulars, 72 year old Anthony, pays me a visit. He’s “still struggling” with the guitar but today has a more pressing concern on his mind. He has arranged for three  Russian ladies to visit him in Winchester. He’s… Read more →