He went back to England after the war. He was ill by then and his doctor advised him to have good rest for the remaining time that he would be alive.
In a move that perhaps took many by surprise, he chose to come to Kenya where he said he wanted to die and buried.
John Perker, a long time friend of BP, built him a house at the now Outspan Hotel. He named it Paxtu.
In Bentley, England, BP had a house which he called Pax -latin for peace. Now that he had built another home in Nyeri, he named it Pax 2 but over time it was commonly referred to as Paxtu. Very thoughtful indeed.