Thika - This was the location of the family's five hundred acre farm.
Blue Posts - The way station was where the family stopped on the way to their new farm.
Chania River - The body of water near the Blue Posts.
Toto - This African word means child.
Bad Hat - This was the nickname given to the author's father by the natives.
Kavirondo - These natives were reputed to eat the meat of human corpses.
Saifu - These insects invaded in torrents and were kept out of the huts by ashes.
Londiani - This was where a settler left to join the military and abandon a young child.
Nairobi - This was where the family goes for supplies.
Europe - This was where the author's family was from.
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