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Sir Andrew Motion’s Poem Memorization Competition December 10, 2012: Remember when you used to memorize poems in school. Of course you don't! That's because you didn't have Sir Andrew Motion showing you how it's done. From The Telegraph: Teenagers will be encouraged to learn poems off by heart for a new schools competition backed by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, the Department for Education [...] by

Former British Poet Laureate on Expansion of England’s National Parks September 13, 2012: See this article in The Guardian about Sir Andrew Motion and his appeal to "expedite proposed extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks, so that they join at the M6's dramatic defile through the Howgill fells." The article continues, recounting Motion's trip to the area: The boundaries of the National Parks [...] by