Month: October 2014

Diary Of A Busker Day 420

Diary Of A Busker Day 420 Sunday July 28th Winchester (Corner of Monsoon, Time: 2:45-5:15pm). The minute I turn around after I’ve set up, there she is – Purple God Woman Wendy. But thankfully it’s a false alarm. After letting me know about some other guitarist up the road, she walks off. Phew. I’ve escaped unmolested…this time. I thought I’d… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 419

Diary Of A Busker Day 419 Saturday July 27th Winchester (1. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 1:40-3:08pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:25-5:32pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:39-6:05pm). The guy who runs Reeves bakery behind me – a nice bloke, actually – is a few feet to the right, doing well, selling stuff from a table. I reckon this is worthy of a… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 418

Diary Of A Busker Day 418 Friday July 25th Winchester (1. Next to The Slug & Lettuce, Time: 1:45-3:17pm, 2. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 3:54-6:30pm). I’m back at the new place, as the High Street’s full up. In fact, even Oxfam’s taken: by, of all people – full-time Big Issue seller/extremely part-time busker, Simon. That’s my secret place – how dare… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 416

Dairy Of A Busker Day 416 Wednesday July 24th Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:25-6:05pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 6:15-6:44pm). I do really well with the first song – Albatross. It even gets a £5 note, although there might have been some guilt attached: as a bunch of foreign boys walk by, one glances in the bucket  (something that really… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 417

Diary Of A Busker Day 417 Thursday July 25th Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:25-3:25pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:57-6pm). I’m still not getting Danny Boy/Londonderry Air right. I completely messed up the end of the ‘C’ section. The first bit was OK, though. After the next song – Ol’ Man River (I messed up a bit of that one,… Read more →