Tag Archives: drinking

Curse of the ShootUp meet up is broken

We’ve done it. We’ve broken the curse of the ShootUp meet up. Tim and I live several hundred miles apart, so we only get to see each other a couple of times a year at most. Whenever Geoff and I meet Tim and the lovely Katie we have a great time. But we have to… Read More »

ShootUp meet up in Liverpool, this Saturday 14 April

Excitement is building with only days to go until the first ShootUp meet up in Liverpool. Tim and I, plus our pancreatically privileged other halves will be in Doctor Duncan’s pub, St John’s Lane, Liverpool this Saturday, 14 April from 7.30pm. It’s nice and central, just past Queens Square bus station and down the hill from Lime Street Station.… Read More »

Shoot Up meet up – Liverpool

If only I could spend a pleasant evening chatting with some other pancreatically challenged types… well now you can. If this is your dream (and why wouldn’t it be) come along to the latest Shoot Up meet up in sunny Liverpool. We’ll be in the hugely glamorous (well, it does reasonable beer and is near… Read More »

Mission impossible?

Last weekend I had the pleasure of going along to my brother’s stag weekend in sunny Bournemouth in advance of his impending nuptials. As well packing comedy antlers, Hawaiian shirts and inflatable sheep (I didn’t really, I actually wore a nice shirt and brown corduroy jacket) I also had to consider the diabetic aspects of… Read More »

Partying with the pump

Hello beloved Shoot Up readers and a belated happy New Year to you all! I hope you had an enjoyable winter festival and, if you use the Gregorian calendar, a wonderful New Year. Being pseudo-Scottish, I don’t do New Year. Instead I do Hogmanay, which is pretty much the same as New Year celebrations but… Read More »

Carb counting for posh people

I was idly rummaging through my old notes, leaflets and booklets that I was given by the DSN when I was first diagnosed. I did because I wanted a) clear some space in my drawers; and b) remind myself how many bad habits I’ve picked up in the last five years. One booklet in particular… Read More »