Karen blixen

Karen Blixen (aka Isak Denison) is one of my favorite authors.

Karen Blixen (aka Isak Denison) is one of my favorite authors.

Danish writer Karen Blixen and her owl (1882-1962)

Danish writer Karen Blixen and her owl (1882-1962)

Karen Blixen and Denis Finch Hatton

Karen Blixen and Denis Finch Hatton

Karen Blixen: "All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them". The picture is an old passport photo.

Karen Blixen: "All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them". The picture is an old passport photo.

Karen Blixen of 'Out Of Africa' fame. BelAfrique - Your Personal Travel Planner - www.belafrique.com

Karen Blixen of 'Out Of Africa' fame. BelAfrique - Your Personal Travel Planner - www.belafrique.com

Karen Blixen  1885-1962 - Ecrivaine romancière danoise auteure de La ferme africaine (adapté au cinéma sous le titre Out of Africa). Une de ses nouvelles inspire également le film Le festin de Babette.

Karen Blixen 1885-1962 - Ecrivaine romancière danoise auteure de La ferme africaine (adapté au cinéma sous le titre Out of Africa). Une de ses nouvelles inspire également le film Le festin de Babette.

“I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills.” Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen from Out of Africa. Photography via TiminKenya.

“I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills.” Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen from Out of Africa. Photography via TiminKenya.

Karen Blixen with Dusk, her Scottish Deerhound, in Kenya

Karen Blixen with Dusk, her Scottish Deerhound, in Kenya

Karen Blixen with Dune in Kenya...  Karen von Blixen-Finecke, née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. She also wrote under the pen names Osceola and Pierre Andrézel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French, and English

Karen Blixen with Dune in Kenya... Karen von Blixen-Finecke, née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. She also wrote under the pen names Osceola and Pierre Andrézel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French, and English

Karen Blixen - "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea"

Karen Blixen - "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea"

I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the North, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the day-time you felt that you had got high up, near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful, and the nights were cold.

I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the North, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the day-time you felt that you had got high up, near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful, and the nights were cold.

The real Karen Blixen (1885-1962), played by Meryl Streep in 'Out of Africa'

The real Karen Blixen (1885-1962), played by Meryl Streep in 'Out of Africa'

Karen von Blixen-Finecke née Karen Christenze Dinesen (1885 - 1962) was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen (1885-1962). She was the author of "Out of Africa" published 1937.

Karen von Blixen-Finecke née Karen Christenze Dinesen (1885 - 1962) was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen (1885-1962). She was the author of "Out of Africa" published 1937.

Karen Blixen (1885-1962) mestrede ikke kun skrivekunsten. Disse fantastiske billeder kan ses på Karen Blixen-museet i Rungstedlund

Karen Blixen (1885-1962) mestrede ikke kun skrivekunsten. Disse fantastiske billeder kan ses på Karen Blixen-museet i Rungstedlund

Karen Blixen - Karen von Blixen-Finecke, née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen (1885-1962) - Author of 'Out of Africa' - Published 1937.

Karen Blixen - Karen von Blixen-Finecke, née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen (1885-1962) - Author of 'Out of Africa' - Published 1937.

Finch-Hatton and Blixen on step of Bogani

Finch-Hatton and Blixen on step of Bogani

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