Our language and literature are without a doubt Britain's greatest contribution to the cultural heritage of the world.
The BBC's aim, along with schools, libraries and literacy groups, to involve more people in reading groups is an exciting idea and one that I hope will keep readers all over the UK exploring and sharing the wonderful world of books.
We have no target for the number of medals we hope to win in 2012 - yet. But we want every kid in the country to have the chance to have the best opportunities.
The adventures of the boy who doesn't want to grow up has universal appeal. We all want to keep something of the child in us.
I could not be more determined and robust about this. I want more children to play cricket and to have the chance to compete. I want them playing on the correct pitches with hard balls and proper headgear.
The majority should not be punished and subjected to a licensing curfew because of the bad behavior of the minority.
It is absolutely clear that your continued leadership is putting the Labour Party's future in jeopardy and denying millions of people in our country who so desperately need representation by a Labour government the chance of that Labour government.
I've chosen Peter Pan by JM Barrie as my favourite children's book.
Digital television is no longer a probability, it is a certainty.
The prospect of the UK without a BBC funded by the licence fee is anywhere between improbable and impossible.
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