The room rose from the ashes of the flat that was ones the abode of such illustrious Secretary of States, such as David Hunt. He who, I hear younger readers ask.
But Carwyn Jones, never one to allow grief to remain private, relished the opportunity to comment on Plaid's little problem.
Warm words were expressed about the qualities of Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas. His values were those of Welsh Labour, apparently. In contrast to the rest of the Plaid Cymru group that voted with those pesky Tories.
But being made of Welsh slate it will last for ever and there will be some mighty announcements made at that lectern in future.... Maybe.