Tag: Here Comes The Sun

Diary Of A Busker Day 429

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 429 Tuesday August 13th Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:15-6pm). On the way down the High Street I bump into Sam carrying his amp and guitar so I ask if he’s about to set up somewhere. He says he’s going home (good!), then he points out the dilapidated state of his gigbag. He’s on the way… 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 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 368

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 368 Thursday May 16th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 12:20-1:37pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:50-2:25pm). One of my nameless old lady regulars says she would give me something but all she has is a £20 note, which she produces and waves in front of me(!), and this is just a few minutes in… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 317

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 317  Tuesday January 15th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:17-2:47pm). Probably the shortest day I’ve done, due – much like the other day – to a light yet extremely chilling breeze. And no one wants to know. In fact after no less than five songs there’s not one penny and I’m thinking ‘Is this the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 300

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 300 Friday October 26th London (1. in front of The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Time: 5:45-6:12pm, 2. Hungerford Foot Bridge, Time: 6:42-7:13pm). It’s a funny thing but, looking back over my diary, whenever I come to a landmark day, I’m never in Winchester, even though 99% of all my playing is done here! It’s also… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 288

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 288 Wednesday September 26th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 1:45-2:54pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:04-4:15pm). It’s been raining pretty much all day every day since I last went out but it’s cleared up today…for a bit…I hope. I get through two songs, then most of Here Comes The Sun then it rains so… Read more →