Tag: Hampshire Chronicle

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 631

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 631 Tuesday September 16th 2014 (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:51-3:17pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:30-4:21pm). The first person to walk by, even before I played a note is Phillip. I can tell straight away he’s not well but he donates as usual. When I ask him how he is, he says, ‘Not too good’, smiles… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 627

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 627 Sunday September 7th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:22-3:22pm, 2. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 3:32-4:47pm, 3. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 5:01-6:01pm). I’d just started Wonderful Land when I spot Scouser Chris, from across the road. I’m playing ‘his’ song and I swear I never saw him, which I tell him when he comes… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 625

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 625 Thursday September 4th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:40-5pm, 2. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 5:18-6:03pm). A fairly uneventful hour and twenty minutes up the arse-end, as it were, as everywhere else was full: At Vodafone, Weird John with his show tunes, and some young strummers at The Butter Cross. There was no… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 623

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 623 Tuesday September 2nd 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:53-3:54pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 4:11-5:11pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:20-5:55pm). After When I’m Sixty-Four an old guy comes up, leans in real close and says, ‘You’re the only proper guitar player I’ve seen today’, for which I’m most humbled, and for which I thank… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 620

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 620 Saturday August 23rd 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:25-5:05pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 5:25-6:45pm). I meet the two Brians just after starting up with Albatross. First: Posh BrYan, who said, ‘Hellaaooww (like a cat’s Meow), how are you?’ I said I was OK, and that I was just warming up. ‘Ah, just tuning… Read more →