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They all knew the family legend by heart and Valentine remembered that when still very young, he had to repeat after his mother every day: 'The first Avery-Stripe on record dates back to 1825. His name was Excelsior and he amassed himself a sizeable fortune exporting Peruvian guano - '
Thomas Kennedy began the creation of The Avery-Stripes imagining what the type of people in his favourite books might be like in more recent times, in order to write of characters similar to those in the novels of Mitford, Benson and Waugh. He wanted to involve Englishness, eccentricity, snobbery, humour, perseverance and romance. He lives in West London.