I was arrested for busking on private land. My argument? It shouldn’t have been private in the first place

Yesterday I was arrested for the first time. Run-ins with the police are an occupational hazard for buskers, but generally if things escalate it’ll stop just short of the point of being arrested. The supposed charge was ‘breach of the peace’, a vaguely defined law that has received criticism from human rights groups for making … More I was arrested for busking on private land. My argument? It shouldn’t have been private in the first place

Brexit and Busking

Brexit means Brexit. Which means something. And what does something mean? Not quite sure? Me neither. I’m currently back in Italy on the beautiful island of Sicily, still travelling and still working my way from country to country, busking as I go. My recent visit to Malta means that I have now worked in every … More Brexit and Busking

The story so far

I’ve had a few weeks off from travelling, but I’m now off again in search of some warm weather. Given this, I thought I’d do a full breakdown of each place I’ve busked in: how much hassle you get from the police, how much money you make, etc. And because I like lists and stuff, … More The story so far