Tag: Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Diary Of A Busker Day 492

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 492 Sunday January 12th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Bellis, Time: 3-4:30pm). Two songs in, I look up and there he is: the old guy with the suit and colourful child’s hat (no red-rimmed shades today), standing exactly where he always is, a few feet in front and to the right of me. And I never see… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 482

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 482 Tuesday December 3rd 2013 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:50-3:30pm). I’m in a better frame of mind than usual of late. I’m not sure why, though. The temperature’s not too bad, I suppose, and no wind. Maybe three days off the streets helped. Anyway, I’m a bit more cheerful when Delia turns up this time… Read more →

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 378

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 378 Wednesday May 29th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 2:10-3:45pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:32-5pm). Very annoying – I woke up with a headache – something I don’t usually get. The sky’s very grey – threatening rain, as they say, so I set up under shelter. Just after I start, Madelaine – the… 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 →

Dairy Of A Busker Day 365

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 365 Thursday May 9th Winchester High Street (opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:48-3:18pm). A very windy day – the weather has ‘changed’, as they say. I feel a bit of an idiot – I’m used to at least a couple of people sitting outside Maison Blanc but there’s no one today. It gets off to a slow… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 358

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 358 Tuesday April 30th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:35-2:35pm, 2. corner of Monsoon, Time: 2:45-3:45pm). My first day back after my cabaret gig on the cruise ship Liberty Of The Seas, but it’s ten days before I get paid and my bill for the crew bar wasn’t 50% off, as I was… Read more →