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.
Dancing tea cakes proved a hit at the Opening Ceremony
The Big G
A cuddly Clyde was the must-have games souvenir
Team Scotland successfully played the home advantage card
Traffic cone hats became a thing
The home nations excelled in the pool
The Queen’s baton relay finally came home to Scotland after an epic journey around the Commonwealth
Local lad Michael Jamieson bagged silver in his home pool at Tollcross
Doing the Bolt
George Square was a focal point for visitors during the games
Glasgow 2014 banners in George Square
Gold, silver and bronze bonanza for the home nations with Team England topping the medals table
Party on at the green!
The logo on this t-shirt says it all
Clyde at Central Station
Glasgow 2014 bunting in Royal Exchange Square
Scotland’s Eilish McColgan lined up for the start of the 3000m steeplechase despite battling an ongoing heart problem
Personalised Irn-Bru onesies for Scottish swimmers Hannah Miley and Michael Jamieson
Athletes were easy to spot out and about in their team trackies
Long-jumper Greg Rutherford silenced his critics and took home a gold medal for Team England
The friendly games
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
These icons of Glasgow 2014 were everywhere
Never a truer word…
Geraint Thomas was rewarded with a gold medal for Team Wales after pushing through the torrential rain in the men’s road race
Hockey street art in Partick
The countdown clock at Central Station ramped up levels of pre-games anticipation
Netball street art in Partick
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 famous Hampden Roar lifted competitors of all nations during the Glasgow 2014 athletics sessions
Clyde was our much-loved mascot
Team Kiribati won their first ever Commonwealth Games medal – and they made it a good one with gold for weightlifter David Katoatau
The Iron Duke celebrated Team Scotland’s record medal haul with a golden makeover of his trademark traffic cone hat
Rugby sevens street art in Partick
A lot can happen in 14 minutes at the rugby sevens
Might as well jump. Go ahead and jump.
Badminton street art in the Merchant City