Maldives Feb 12: I'm sitting with two friends at a small dining table while a waiter brings menus. We're chatting about very ordinary things when a monstrous parrot fish, rainbow-coloured and open-mouthed, swims up to our table and seems to be listening to our conversation. Or perhaps he sees us as tasty giant plankton? In any case, we're very pleased we're separated by five-inch-thick glass. I bet he is too.Read More ..