The game is simple:
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Donâ€™t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
The town turned out to be an enormous distance from the airport, probably at the insistence of the taxi-drivers.
Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine – Last chance to see. A book that was in my suitcase just beside the bed with my laptop on it and which I’ve been rereading as Mark is redoing the same trip together with Stephen Fry. Sorry, it was actually the second closest book as the book underneath my laptop, there to keep it off the sheets and keep it cool, had a picture on page 56.