Well, that's it done and dusted much earlier than might have been, and Scotland now has its two representative teams for the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships. Here are a few more pics from the Dewar's Centre on Saturday, on and off the ice.
Gail Munro delivers, with Alison Mather and Kerry Adams-Taylor in attendance.
Glen Muirhead and Hammy McMillan
Hammy delivering, with Sandy Gilmour and Ross Paterson at the ready. Jill MacDonald, in the background, was on the umpiring team for the competition.
Ross Hepburn and Glen Muirhead work on David Murdoch's stone.
Happy Halloween to everyone! "Self portrait of Bob"
The new timeclocks were in action and working well. This is Ann-Maree Davidson. Now famous for .......... (I've been bribed not to say!) But the good news was that all the equipment was OK!
Ewan MacDonald gets down to it.
This is a caption competition. Team MacDonald. Clean suggestions please!
Bill and Cindy, and Sheila and Bill from the Plainfield CC in New Jersey were visiting Perth today and showing everyone what the well dressed mixed curling team should be wearing!
The explanation for this photo of Lynn Cameron and Brad Askew will become clearer in the next week or so. Just think 'New Year'!
Perhaps you will remember that James Dryburgh featured on some archive footage from 1991 on the blog recently (see here). Here he is at Perth today with his children Oma and Alexander.
Pics © Skip Cottage