Well, here we are. The very first First Minister's Questions of the New Year. And what a lot of mumbling and moaning brought to order by the staccato tapping of the Presiding Officer's hammer.
It was lovely to see the First Minister, all relaxed and tanned from his recent trip to Uganda, visiting projects supported by money and expertise from Wales. It was clearly on his mind when the Leader of the Opposition Andrew RT Davies, fresh from the hols, decided to have a go.
Ooh dear me! Now all that clearly rattled the First Minister and he gave an angry response!
This week, Plaid's policy document calling for the recruitment of 1,000 new doctors to the NHS and the reduction of locum costs was fleshed out in more detail since its birth at the autumn conference.
The FM got out his scalpel to dissect this body of work.
When it came to the turn of the Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Kirsty Williams, her thoughts were on the Welsh Government's record on hospital waiting times, the number of apprenticeships in Wales and educational standards. What was the FM going to do in the coming year to improve standards? In response to his answers, Kirsty came to the conclusion that there was nothing new for 2014!