On one of the first days of autumn I had
a picnic by the pond.....not ours this
time but at a friends family home.
is a treasure because it was made here
on the Island by Condon's Woolen mill
which closed down in 1989.
It is our Island Tartan..... a nice thrift
This tartan was designed and registered in 1959 by Mrs Elizabeth Jean MacLean Reed of Covehead as a result of a competition to design a tartan for the island.
The colours she chose she described as follows:
The warmth and glow of the fertile soil,
The green of field and tree,
The yellow and brown of Autumn,
The white of surf or a summer snow,
Rust, green, yellow and white,
Yes! That’s our Island Tartan.
A plaid thermos holds my apple cider and
another plaid throw in case it turns chilly.
enjoy a book and watch the ducks
on the pond.
Maybe you would like a cup of tea
with our Island tartan?
the beautiful setting it happens to be for sale.
You can call Colin at 902-314-5152.
I hope you will have time to go on
an autumn picnic someday soon!
Thank you for visiting me,