Douglas Adams Quote
Douglas Adams Travel Quote: It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produces the expression. ‘As pretty as an airport’.
Douglas Noel Adams was born in Cambridge, United Kingdom on March 11, 1952, and died on May 11, 2001, in California, United States. He was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Adams also wrote Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. Adams was a great fan of music with admiration for bands liking from Bach to Pink Floyd, Procul Harum and the Beatles. He included the likings of music into his novels and he himself had a collection of 24 left-handed guitars at the time of his death. Adams became known as an advocate for environmentalism and conservation, and also as a lover of fast cars, cameras, and technological innovation. Adams took part in a charity trek up Mount Kilimanjaro which involved him wearing a Rhino suit throughout the trek. As for technology, he was an early adopter of the internet and email. It is also rumoured he was the first person in Britain to purchase an Apple Mac. He became the only student ever to be awarded a ten out of ten by Halford for creative writing, something he remembered for the rest of his life, particularly when facing writer’s block. Adams wrote many books few of them are Mostly Harmless and Salmon of Doubt. Adams’s contribution to UK radio is commemorated in The Radio Academy’s Hall of Fame. Adams was married to Jane Belson in 1991 and had a daughter – Polly Jane Rocket Adams in 1994. At age 49, Adams died of a Heart attack on May 11 2001.