Friends of a talented writer who drowned after being swept away by storm waves on New Year's Day are campaigning to have the storm named after him.We don’t name storms in this country. So Harry’s bereaved chums can call it whatever they wish, but it’ll have no effect.
In a blog post, friend Tom Luddington said: "We are campaigning that the storm, named by the US media as Hercules, be re-named Storm Harry in his memory."
He added: "Harry was such an amazing character, so full of life, warmth and plans for the future. He will be so missed."
Supporters are using the hashtag #StormHarry on Twitter to get people behind the campaign.The campaign seems as ill-judged as Harry’s stroll along that Cornish beach in gale force winds and a 15ft swell…