I spent far too long spouting feminist diatribe about it (basically, it looks to me like the two lascivious sailors are about to foist themselves on the unwilling maidens). Ricky tried to argue that it was meant to be “smutty fun”, in an end-of-the-pier kind of way. But I found it more unsettling than that. Am I over-reacting? What do you think?
Anyway, Maldon is basically a high street that ends in an estuary, but it’s a pretty town with some nice pubs and restaurants (and a cake decorating shop!!). And the light was fantastic: