Tag: Paul Robeson

Diary Of A Busker Day 356

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 356 Sunday April 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 12:35-2:O3pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:15-4:3Opm). I’ve come in today because it was raining all day yesterday…so I missed out on my Greek snack from that nice lady from the stall. About 45 minutes into the 1st set, I’m doing James Bond and then,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 189

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 189 Thursday January 12th Winchester High Street (opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:35-4:37pm).        For my first half hour, I’m largely ignored (these days, no one ever mentions the articles in the Chronicle – and it was only a few months ago. Instant celebrity, especially of the local variety, is a cruel mistress indeed…). When this happens,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 166

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 166 Wednesday October 12th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 11:20-12pm, 2. opposite Card Factory, Time: 12:25-3pm, 3. opposite WH Smiths, Time: 3:45-4:25pm).         I’m feeling brave – I start the day in the busy part of the street. Not long into Ol’ Man River, a man, about 60, walking by says, “Mind… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 156

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 156 Thursday September 15th Winchester High Street (1. opposite The Body Shop, Time: 2:55-5:28pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 5:58-6:36pm).        Unusually, I decide to begin the day at the busier (but vehicle noise-free) part of the High Street. A young busker – I think this is Ben, whose Gibson one pickup guitar I played recently, stops… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 129

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 129 Monday July 11th Winchester High Street (1. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 10:55-1:15pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:48-5pm). For the first part of this long session I have the sun on me – this being the only place I play which is on the sunny side of the High Street. However, the black… Read more →