April 4 2012.

Motorcycle Trader contributor and long-time motorcycle journalist of repute, Mark Williams, has been publishing his brilliant Mark's Sparks Will Fly Blog online for some time.

His latest tirade against the world and anything else gets stuck into the 'awards culture', politics, politicians, Tesco and more... 

A short sample:

You can't have escaped noticing that every other company these days trumpets their wares with some kind of award. Waste a few minutes of your precious life with Mr Google and you'll find dozens if not hundreds of portentously bestowed Texas chili recipes, metric socket sets, computer monitoring software, continental lagers, lingerie shops and, for all I know bomb-making kits and DIY pornstar manuals, any real value they obtain from such accolades surely debased by their sheer numbers?

Read Mark's Sparks Will Fly Blog in full at