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Diary Of A Busker Day 467

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 467 Saturday November 2nd 2013 Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:55-2:55pm, 2. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, The Square, Time: 3:10-4:51pm). I would have started at 1:45 if it hadn’t been for Shirley giving me the latest news on Eric. He’s slowly ‘getting over’ his heart attack but can’t walk yet, so he can’t… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 454

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 454 Tuesday September 24th 2013 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:35-2:05pm, 2. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, The Square, Time: 2:15-3:20pm, 3. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:30-3:36pm). Sam’s in town again, at The Butter Cross (I thought he’d moved to Brighton?!) He’s doing Here Comes The Sun – one of mine, but with words!, so… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 432

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 432 Friday August 16th Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:15-6:15pm). There’s no one around the Butter Cross area, but I was there an hour and a half yesterday, so somewhere else maybe…and down at Vodafone, Madeleine is just leaving. I enquire how she’s done and she says she’s been there an hour and has made ‘enough… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 423

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 423 Friday August 2nd Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:38-3:38pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:07-6:07pm). I have one of my twice-weekly meetings with Delia, and what is now becoming a tradition: after she goes off to get her bus, I wait about 30 seconds, then start up her favourite – Dr. Zhivago, then she stops,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 422

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 422 Tuesday July 30th Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:39-5:30pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:40-6:25pm). I have a brief chat with Big Issue seller/part-time evening shift busker Simon, during the course of which I say I’ve been out a lot: 4 hours actual playing time, 3 days in a row. He said, ‘You must get… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 417

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 417 Thursday July 25th Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:25-3:25pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:57-6pm). I’m still not getting Danny Boy/Londonderry Air right. I completely messed up the end of the ‘C’ section. The first bit was OK, though. After the next song – Ol’ Man River (I messed up a bit of that one,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 415

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 415 Tuesday July 23rd Winchester (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:32-3:32pm, 2. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 3:51-5:05pm). An amazing occurance: a few songs in, and a couple sitting at the table across the way start clapping. Firstly, after Wouldn’t It Be Nice, then after the next one – Can’t Help Falling In Love, in fact for that… Read more →