They stayed with their friend Major Tyack, whom they had met on the voyage out. He let them use a mud and wattle house on his land until they could move onto their own…

It was here that they celebrated Christmas, 1924, and Wynne included this signed cartoon in her diary to record the first of many hot Christmases. The area they were in was called the Trans Nzoia, hence the latin tag, and the name of Tyack’s farm was rather grandiosely “Mannar Estate”.