He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart. He began our friendship with a gift. And later, not long before Tsavo, he gave me another. An incredible gift. A glimpse of the world through God’s eye. And I thought, “Yes, I see. This is the way it was intended.” I’ve written about all the others, not because I loved them less, but because they were clearer, easier. He was waiting for me there. But I’ve gone ahead of my story. He’d have hated that. Denys loved to hear a story told well. You see, I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills. But it began before that. It really began in Denmark.
Karen: I had a compass from Denys, to steer by he said, but later it came to me that we navigated differently. Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round, so that we would not see too far down the road.