Tag: Hampshire

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 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 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 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 →

Diary Of A Busker Day 629

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 629 Saturday September 13th 2014 The Italian Market, Hythe (Outside Waitrose, Time: 12-1:50pm, 2:16-2:57pm). Off to somewhere new, courtesy of Chris Bradford, without whom my Ballad In E Major, dating from 2002, would not have been recorded, and so, for whom, I’m exceedingly grateful. His friend, Helen’s got something to do with the council and… Read more →