Tag: Hampshire Chronicle buskers diary feature

Diary Of A Busker Day 637

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 637 Friday September 26th Romsey (Old bank doorway, opposite Romsey Market, Time: 10:17am-12:36pm), Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:50-5:35pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 5:43-5:50pm, 3. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 5:55-6:23pm). The day got off to an odd start. As I got on the bus at the train station, I heard a ‘hello’. I looked down the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 636

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 636 Wednesday September 24th 2014 Chichester (1. Opposite Marks & Spencer, North Street, Time: 11:45am-2pm, 2. Opposite Next, East Street, Time: 2:30-4:05pm). The 1st set brought forth no less than two instances of offensiveness. Firstly, three youths walked by, one dropping, in a rather careless manner, a 20p coin, which landed outside the bucket. He… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 635

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 635 Sunday September 21st 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:30-2pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 2:15-2:45pm). I was going to set up at Vodafone but Danny Ward was there, singing and playing his guitar: a very nice, very old Epiphone acoustic, it was. A man donated after Albatross, saying, ‘That reminds me when I was… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 634

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 634 Saturday September 20th 2014 Hythe (In front of Waitrose/Opposite Harvey’s Sandwich Bar, Time: 11am-1:18pm). Off to Hythe again, this time on my own steam…plus the ferry’s and train’s steam, of course. It took awhile to find the ferry port, after a 25 minute walk from the train station at Southampton, but I got there… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 633

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 633 Friday September 19th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:53-6:14pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 6:22-6:52pm, 3. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 6:58-7:20pm). I would have come out earlier but I decided to change the bike tyres, as the new Raleigh Record whitewalls arrived this morning! The old tyres were really wearing down, especially the rear one,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 632

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 632 Wednesday September 17th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:28-3:48pm). Phillip came by again (it’s been ages since I called him Ragtime Phillip) and he was again walking slow, more like dragging himself, poor bloke. He said hello and looked a bit more cheerful than last time. As he was disappearing off, I took a… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 630

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 630 Sunday September 4th 2014 Winchester (1. Corner of Monsoon, Time: 1:08-1:28pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:34-3:48pm, 3. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 4:06-4:47pm, 4. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 4:56-5:47pm). After the bonanza – there’s no other word for it – of yesterday’s Hythe debut – I was a ‘hit’, there’s no doubt about it –… Read more →