Day 2235

Diary Of A Busker Day 2235 Friday September 22nd 2023 Winchester High Street, Outside Starbucks A 45 minute session down at the crossroads and I debut a new song, It Must Be Love, which I’ve been asked to play at a wedding near Alresford on October the 7th. I played it once with few mistakes, no donations forthcoming but so… Read more →

Day 2229

Diary Of A Busker Day 2229 Saturday September 9th 2023 Winchester   A hot day – 30 degrees, the hottest this year apparently, but I can set up in the shade in The Square. Also set up are a load of fat multicoloured chalks for the usage of children and two in particular, a young girl of about 6 (family… Read more →

Day 2222

Day 2222 Friday September 1st 2023 Opposite the market Romsey   Day two-two-two-two! Anyway, I was going to go to Chichester today but the train strike put the kibosh on that. Why not get back on Route 66 to Romsey? I can’t remember the last time I was there but it might have been before the pandemic so it’s about… Read more →

Day 2218

Day 2218 Wednesday August 23rd 2023 Above Bar Street Southampton City Centre   Back to Southampton as I had such a wonderful time there last month. I set up at the the same spot as before, near the Primark entrance…and my, but it’s rather warm so the jacket has to come off. Two hours, some nice comments…a man comes up… Read more →

Day 2213

Day 2213 Wednesday August 16th 2023 Salisbury   Back to Salisbury via Southampton Central where, sitting in the waiting room, mopping my brow, an older woman two seats from me says “It’s hot, isn’t it?” I say it is but not as hot as over in Europe. “Oh well, we mustn’t moan about it.” “We will though!” She looked very… Read more →

Day 2206

Diary Of A Busker Day 2206 Friday August 4th 2023 The Buttercross, Winchester High Street. A woman around 70 comes up and is interested in my books. She buys volume 1 and then we have a little chat. “My husband liked your playing very much but he was a shy man and wouldn’t dream of coming up to you to… Read more →