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.
Serena Williams wasn’t fighting for women’s rights in the US Open final.
What a feelgood story the Scottish women’s football team have given us this week.