Tag: The Last Flight of Billy Balloon

Diary Of A Busker Day 602

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 602 Saturday August 2nd 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:49-4:56pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 5:19-6:21pm). I had a quick wander about…Sid, the bloke who breathes into his flute, was at Vodafone…and up from him, towards The Butter Cross, there were some annoying people banging on boxes. In fact, The Butter Cross was strangely buskerless… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 601

TweetDiary of A Busker Day 601 Friday August 1st 2014 Winchester (1. Corner of Monsoon, Market Street, Time: 1:20-3pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:43-4:25pm, 3. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 4:33-5:32pm). A good session around the corner from the ice-cream man. I’v put Horizons back in the set, and was rewarded with a pound from a man who said, ‘That’s… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 599

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 599 Wednesday July 30th 2014 Winchester (1. Corner of Monsoon, Market Street, Time: 4:33-5:12pm, 2. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 5:17-6:12pm). I must remember: avoid playing on Market Street from 4:30-5:30, as all the market people bring their vans around to load up. It’s only a little street and I had to stop and rescue the bucket… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 597

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 597 Monday, July 28th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:20-5:50pm). I set up near The Butter Cross, locked the bike behind me, sat down and had just tuned up, when I heard a bloody saxophone. There’s a bloke – early 20’s, tall, reddish hair – playing about 40 feet to my right, about 8 columns… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 594

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 594 Friday July 18th 2014 Romsey (Romsey Market, Time: 10:15-12:25pm). I decided to do what Bertie said, and get out of town for a few hours: get back to Romsey where I haven’t been for ages… On arrival at Romsey Market, I said hello to Bertie and his mate, who also has a stall –… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 593

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 593 Thursday July 17th 2014 Winchester (Corner of Monsoon, Market Street, Time: 3:20-5:30pm). A very hot day – about 85 in the old measurement, I reckon, and so I’ve donned the summer outfit: stone (light beige) trousers and matching jacket bought from Primark about three years ago, and my white Peter England shirt from Shillong,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 592

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 592 Wednesday July 16th 2014 (1. Opposite Pavilion, Time: 1:51-2:51pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3-4:20pm). An amusing incident occurred at the first session. When I started playing, the Pavilion door was wide open but when I looked up after having my head down for not more than a minute, it was shut! I didn’t see… Read more →