Rich the other night reminded me that it’s been an absolute age since I made new Blog Minions. It’s been so long, in fact, that I expect a good portion of you have no idea what a Blog Minion is… So here’s a little explanation of what it is to be a Bright Meadow Minion. Blog Minions are special people around these parts. They are people who have gone out and brought something back to the table to share.
Before we go any further, please remember that I am British. We cheerfully insult the people closest to us. Yes, I admit it’s an odd concept, but there you go. I call my mother a dappy wench, she calls me a silly cow. My brother says all end of nasty things about me, and I say them right back at him. Hardly a day goes by without me mocking Moose, or Moose mocking me. We don’t mean anything by it, it’s how we show our love, how we show that we’re comfortable with the other person. It’s when I’m being exceedingly polite that you have to worry 😉 So for me to call you a “Minion” is really my way of expressing affection.
Enough of my blather, time to name the lucky few:
- Devin Reams – He’s never yet strayed into the comments and for all I know he doesn’t even read Bright Meadow (though more fool him) but he stepped up to the plate when I was being all blonde over getting a full-page screenshot (see his work here). My thanks Devin 🙂
- Lila – a Bright Meadow newbie, Lila’s already inspired one Roast title and it looks like she’s just inspired another as well… Definitely a good addition to the mix – I wonder what’s next?
- Rich – because he adores me. Yes I’m shallow, but I really need no other reason 😉
- Tristan – for writing several episodes of the BrightCast. Sorry it’s taken me so long to get round to Minion-ifying you Tristan *blush*
Along with the above, I’d also like to name three more Honorary Minions – Tyme, Scrivs and Mike. At the risk of sounding disgustingly over the top and soppy, how could the triumvirate behind 9rules not get a Minion-Mention? There’s nothing tangible I can point you towards that will explain why they are Honorary Minions, but it is a certain that without 9rules Bright Meadow would be very different. Thanks guys 🙂
So what does being named a Minion get you? Um, you want more than my un-dying love and devotion? Greedy 😛 Well, when (if) we’re ever in the same city I’ll stand you a drink of some description. Oh, and you get this rather snazzy button
Yes, I know it’s a bit pants but I got made a member of 9rules on the basis of my content, not my non-existent design skills 😛 If you want to make another one, feel free!
And that’s it. Is it time for the group hug yet? 😛