I bumped into Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games mascot Clyde in his new home at the Riverside Museum.
Good to see you again, thistle man!
Thank you Scotland!
Following their record medal haul at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Team Scotland athletes paraded through the city to acknowledge the awesome power of home support.
No round-up of the Commonwealth Games action would be complete without the obligatory photo montage.
So Glasgow 2014 – here are your best bits. You were pure dead brilliant.
Glasgow 2014 banners in George Square
George Square was a focal point for visitors during the games
Might as well jump. Go ahead and jump.
Long-jumper Greg Rutherford silenced his critics and took home a gold medal for Team England
Local lad Michael Jamieson bagged silver in his home pool at Tollcross
The Iron Duke celebrated Team Scotland’s record medal haul with a golden makeover of his trademark traffic cone hat
The famous Hampden Roar lifted competitors of all nations during the Glasgow 2014 athletics sessions
The logo on this t-shirt says it all
Netball street art in Partick
A lot can happen in 14 minutes at the rugby sevens
Team Kiribati won their first ever Commonwealth Games medal – and they made it a good one with gold for weightlifter David Katoatau
These icons of Glasgow 2014 were everywhere
Team Scotland successfully played the home advantage card
Double gold for visually impaired cyclist Neil Fachie and his pilot Craig MacLean in a games where para-sport was fully integrated into the schedule
Clyde at Central Station
Geraint Thomas was rewarded with a gold medal for Team Wales after pushing through the torrential rain in the men’s road race
Clyde was our much-loved mascot
Never a truer word…
Hockey street art in Partick
Personalised Irn-Bru onesies for Scottish swimmers Hannah Miley and Michael Jamieson
The countdown clock at Central Station ramped up levels of pre-games anticipation
Dancing tea cakes proved a hit at the Opening Ceremony
Glasgow 2014 bunting in Royal Exchange Square
Party on at the green!
True grit is cycling for 172km in monsoon conditions even when you know that there won’t be a medal at the end of it – Dan Craven of Team Namibia, we salute you!
The Big G
Traffic cone hats became a thing
Doing the Bolt
The friendly games
Rugby sevens street art in Partick
The home nations excelled in the pool
A cuddly Clyde was the must-have games souvenir
Athletes were easy to spot out and about in their team trackies
Badminton street art in the Merchant City
Scotland’s Eilish McColgan lined up for the start of the 3000m steeplechase despite battling an ongoing heart problem
Gold, silver and bronze bonanza for the home nations with Team England topping the medals table
The Queen’s baton relay finally came home to Scotland after an epic journey around the Commonwealth