Tag: Wouldn’t It Be NIce

Diary Of A Busker Day 587

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 587 Wednesday July 9th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite The Body Shop, Time: 1:30-2pm, 2. Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 2:07-3:37pm, 3. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 4-5pm). It got off to a depressing start. Half an hour – that’s all I could take – smack dab in the middle of the High Street, and all I got… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 567

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 567 Wednesday June 5th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Gieves & Hawkes, Time: 3:21-5:22pm). First day back after  a week off. An old couple contribute and the man asks about my amp: what does it run on. ‘Six double-A batteries’, I say. He asks how long they last. ‘Twenty-four hours’, I say. ‘That’s a big stint!’, the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 494

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 494 Tuesday January 14th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:27-4:12pm). A depressing 45 minutes in which the total earnings came to less than half the usual hourly rate. The high point was seeing Delia, who I haven’t seen for awhile. Of course, she ignored my usual protestations and pressed the pound (alliteration!) into my palm… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 483

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 483 Tuesday December 24th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:37-3:46pm). My first day back after a break of exactly three weeks – a long time out of circulation. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever been away this long since I started. However, doctor’s orders: I’m supposed to ‘ease off’, so the thumb can get… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 469

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 469 Wednesday November 6th 2013 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:15-4:55pm). Song Of The Day – Wouldn’t It Be Nice, as it secured a CD sale, and one of the more expensive ones, no less. The happy buyer – a young Chinese woman. Of course, I had to stress that the song, being a relatively new… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 384

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 384 Saturday June 8th Winchester High Street (1. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:50-2:20pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 2:43-4:38pm). I have a really good start to the day: I make a sale after just one song – Albatross, for which I bestow on it instant Song Of The Day status. In fact the sale is secured before… Read more →