Category: Busking

Day 2153

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 2153 Saturday May 20th 2023Winchester High Street There’s an infestation of Morris dancers in Winchester. The first lot I came across were at the Buttercross, then another bunch around the corner in The Square. This reduces my options dramatically. I approach one who isn’t “dancing” – he’s in front of the museum, talking to a… Read more →

Day 2062

TweetDiary Of A Busker  Day 2062 Monday January 9th 2023 Chichester (The Cross. Time 1-5pm) I was a naughty busker. I couldn’t be bothered waiting for my coveted West Sussex County Council (Permit To Busk) laminate to come through so I went to Chichester WITHOUT ONE. How exciting but the downside is there may be others who have booked legally… Read more →

Day 2145

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 2145 Tuesday May 9th 2023 Winchester High Street. 1. Outside the Nat West Bank, 2. In front of Debenhams. I managed 10 minutes before rain stopped play, literally. I didn’t mind as I needed the loo…left the bike against the wall of Starbucks and popped into the Pret place opposite. Outside, the rain had stopped… Read more →

Day 2140

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 2140  Tuesday May 2nd 2023, Broad Street, Reading town centre First day back to Reading in ages, and the Reading debut of the new white Squier Stratocaster, which has paid for itself several times over since I’ve had it. Incredibly, there was no one else playing anywhere on Broad Street so I went for the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 215

TweetTuesday March 27th 2012 Winchester High Street 1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:40-3:58pm, 2. Opposite Bellis, Time: 4:45-6:02pm A day of perfect temperature; not too cold, not too warm. In fact, if it’s too warm, my fat fingers swell up, making it impossible to play! Someone I haven’t seen for awhile, George, who used to promise he’d get me ‘loads of… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 704

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 704 Tuesday March 10th 2015 Winchester (1. Opposite Vodafone, Time: 2-4pm, 2. Opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:40-5:20pm). A slow start: FOUR songs before any coinage (two donations for Here Comes The Sun), but a perfectly acceptable temperature: 12 degrees. A mildly offensive incident occurs as a bunch of foreign students march by. A boy leans in… Read more →