Tag: Harry Lime

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 →

Diary Of A Busker Day 412

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 412 Saturday July 20th Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 3:18-4:23pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:35-5:40pm). The 5th song of the day – Girl, is, ahem…Song Of The Day(!), as it secured a CD sale – certainly welcome, as before that, I had only one contribution. The lucky buyer? – a foreign man in his 50s,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 409

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 409 Wednesday July 17th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:35-3:15pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:53-5:10pm). A good start: after the second song – Londonderry Air, or Danny Boy, or whatever it’s called, a man on a disability scooter, who’d been listening on the other side of the bin I was next to, gave… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 408

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 408 Tuesday July 16th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Bellis, Time: 12:12-1:12pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:23-2:26pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:50-4:10pm). There are four Greenpeace charity blokes, or, to use that silly modern word – chuggers, all quite close together, around the Butter Cross area. As I plonk my bags down, the one with… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 374

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 374 Thursday May 23rd Winchester High Street (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:40-4:35pm). A lady buying a CD thinks I’ve got a west country accent, which means I have to go through the ‘I used to live in Canada but I left a long time ago to seek my fame and fortune, etc,…’ part of my Hard… Read more →