Tag: Marie Therese

Diary Of A Busker Day 224

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 224 Tuesday April 17th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Time: 12:45-1:45pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:10-3:03pm). I’ve decided to put together a photo album of some of the people – my “regulars” – I meet out on the street. The other day I took photos of Harry The Dutchman, “Dangerous”… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 186

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 186 Saturday December 24th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 4:15-4:30pm, 2. opposite Clarks, Time: 4:45-6:05pm).        I happened to be in town at around 10 o’clock in the morning and was amazed by the number of people already playing. Of course, on the day before Christmas, there’s bound to be a few out, but… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 157

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 157 Friday September 16th  Winchester High Street (1. opposite Reflex, Time: 1:45-4pm, 2.  opposite Clarks, Time: 4:40-6:30pm).        It’s one of those days when I get too many people talking to me – which is all very sociable but means I have to stop playing, unless it’s The Third Man or La Vie En Rose… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 140

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 140 Friday August 5th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Card Factory, Time: 2:15-5:01pm, 2. opposite Reflex, Time: 5:40-6:05pm, 3. opposite Clarks, Time: 6:12-7:15pm). A long session – 5 hours, but fortunately financially lucrative, in that the hourly rate worked out at just over £12. My first visitors are two ladies – Janet, a quite glamourous… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day – 137

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 137 Friday July 29th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Zoo Jewellery, Time: 11:58-1:58pm., 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:55-5:35pm.) I return to the High Street after a break of 5 days – to give my thumb a rest, however it doesn’t seem to have been a long enough break but I can’t not play – I… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 114

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 114 Tuesday June 14th Winchester High Street (opposite Whittard, Time: 3:37-5:47pm.)          During my now obligatory pre-session reconnaissance of the high street I have a chat with Bertie the flowerman who tells me this Saturday will be his last day here in Winchester. “I’m bored – I’ve been here 23 years. I’m here 10 hours… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 111

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 111 Monday June 6th Winchester High Street (corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 12:04-4:50pm.)          A long session – almost 5 hours, playing continuously. I debut a new song – Edelweiss, from The Sound Of Music. Like Henry and Over The Rainbow this song was brought to my attention by one of my regulars – Anthony, the… Read more →