Category Archives: The Blog

Soaraway ShootUp turns three

Unlike most child geniuses, Shoot Up is unique in that it’s parents met only once it had been born. How modern. Tim created the monster and Alison joined him in the early days to help tame it. Soaraway Shoot Up got off to a flying start with Tim and Alison sharing pretty much every diabetes… Read More »

Poll results – Who is your favourite UK diabetes charity?

It’s poll results times again – hurrah! Last month we kicked off a barely disguised popularity contest by asking who’s your favourite UK-based diabetes charity. Despite the inexplicable unpopularity of Diabetes UK’s recent rebrand (“I’ll never support you again, you bastards, unless you reinstate the pink hummingbird!”) they came out top by some way, with… Read More »

Lurkers welcome!

Like the ruling party in some sort of Orwellian dystopian future, here at your soaraway Shoot Up we take a grim satisfaction in watching everything you do on the site. Well, perhaps not quite, but we have noticed that the number people who read our posts and forums hugely exceed the number of people who… Read More »

It’s bucket and spade time

Well, it’s that time of the year when I again leave you in the very capable hands of my co-writer as Katie and I go on our holidays. As with every year, make sure you’re all on your best behaviour for Alison and when I come back I expect the place to be clean and… Read More »