Month: November 2015

Diary Of A Busker Day 509

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 509 Tuesday February 18th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:40-3:15pm, 2. Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 4:05-5:05pm). Woke up with a hurting left shoulder and back…! I’m visited by that old lady I usually see down the other end – probably why I haven’t seen her for awhile. I tell her I got fed up with… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 508

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 508 Sunday February 16th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 2:18-3:47pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:35-5:12pm). I hadn’t even finished setting up when I noticed a terrible smell, then saw the source: a big blob of bird shite – probably pigeon, on the bottom of my coat. Nice one. I managed to get most of… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 507

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 507 Saturday February 15th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 1:43-2:14pm, 2. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:45-4:15pm, 3. Opposite Bellis, Time: 5:17-5:47pm). There’s a Drongo camped out near the Bellis spot, and another one down at Vodafone, so I set up in front of the craft shop…Song Of The Day: the first song – Here Comes… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 506

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 506 Thursday February 13th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Vodafone, Time: 12:48-2:03pm). Mandolin John – although I never see him with a mandolin anymore, it’s a guitar now – is shouting at The Butter Cross, again in his dark suit – quite smart, but I think he’s a bit of a nutter…he has to be, doing it… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 505

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 505 Tuesday February 11th 2014 Winchester (Opposite Bellis/O2, Time: 1:35-2:55pm). Another very cold day in town. I’ve got those fingerless gloves the old lady gave me. I’m not wearing them but will pop them on if I see her on the approach! The money: slow – about four songs before a donation…and then Albatross, and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 503

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 503 Saturday February 8th 2014 Winchester (1. Opposite Pavillion, Time: 1:45-2:35pm). A cold and very windy day, but I’ve got my trusty camera to weigh down the bucket! A few songs in, a bloke starts shouting about God near the cathedral grounds entrance. There are two others with him, and one of them takes over… Read more →