I got an invite to the BBC’S Sports personality of the Year but Canada is a bit far away to get back from unfortunately!
Curling isn’t perfect but I would say that our sport does better than most as far as giving women the same opportunities, respect and profile as men.
You never feel great about going out of a major championships without a medal but even though there was nothing put round our neck at the Europeans last weekend, there were still plenty of reasons to be happy.
This time next week I’ll be in Estonia for the European Championships.
It will be a real honour for me today to receive an honorary degree from the University of Stirling.
Last week’s tournament in Portage made it two quarter-finals in a row since my comeback.
It feels great to be back in Canada.
It feels great to be writing this week’s column as a competitive curler rather than a curler recovering from injury.
A few weeks ago I was pretty certain that America would be winning a Ryder Cup in Europe for the first time in a quarter of a century – and possibly by a wide margin.
This time next week the Ryder Cup will be underway.