This rather beautiful Japanese goldwork on a dress taken from a whole book on goldwork, absolutely fascinately but all in Japanese!
Taken from William Robinson 'English Garden Flowers, I love these engravings on steel plate.
A statue of Bryhtnoth on the South wall of the church
these are sailing ships from the beginning of the 20th century
The Estuary as seen from a rather steep hill in Maldon, note the old barges
A different version of the poem by Wilfrid Berridge - http://www.battleofmaldon.org.uk/poem_1.htm
Of course the bore might disappear if the Severn Barrage that is proposed for the estuary is ever built, we shall see. The long history of using this fierce expanse of water is outlined in this wiki.