Arbuckle's restaurant at Downham Market services

Arbuckle's restaurant at Downham Market services

The first wee and Pringles stop near Downham Market

Burton Street car park in Melton Mowbray

A quiet churchyard of St. Mary's in Melton Mowbray

The cobbles of Church Street

Melton Mowbray's market place

The George Hotel on High Street

We walk up Nottingham Street

The Dickinson and Mrs King's pork pie shop

Dead bunny graffiti behind Argos

The back of Argos

The closed-down Leisureland Amusements

Bright plastic things for sale

We head into Dickinson and Morris pork pie shop

Looking down Nottingahm Street to the market

Shelves full of pork pies

Melton Mowbray: rural capital of food

We queue up for some cakes and sundries

Isobel gets some fruit on the market

Striding across Market Place

Back on Church Street

We pause to look at St. Mary's Church

We stop for lunch on a park bench

A swan and cygnets on the River Wreake

The swan and its three cygnets float down river

An empty band stand

An ice-cream shop in the park

Cool spiky blue flowers

Fred's got a bandana on his head as Harry gets a hug

Harry roams around the services near Derby

The boys hang off a barrier

Derby and Burton services on the A50

Outside, there are a load of empty business units

It lashes it down on the M6

The boys are bored

More apocalyptic rain

The derelict Littlewood's building in Liverpool

The large and derelict Littlewood's building

The Littlewood's building on Edge Lane

A close-up of dereliction and graffiti

Part of the building has caught fire recently

The derelict car park and fading sign

More car-park dereliction

The remains of the Littlewood's sign

Bright graffiti

A derelict shop on Devon Street

The subterranean car park of Liverpool One

We queue up for the lift

It's quite stylish for a car park

The large outdoor shopping Mall of Liverpool One

It's raining again

A wet Church Street in Liverpool

Top Shop on Church Street

We stop off in Boots for some sea-sick tablets

Tarleton Street

The boys are excited to find a Lego shop

A giant Lego Chewbacca

Fred looks at a Lego Ghostbusters car

The boys pay for some small packets of Lego

Pink lights in Liverpool One

Isobel roams around

The Liver Building on The Strand

Dereliction on Regent Road

An abandoned Café sign on Regent Road

Derelict warehouses on the old dock road

Standing water and tanks

A large derelict concrete warehouse

Demolition on Regent Road

The car on Regent Road

Discarded tyres, caravans and dereliction

Regent Road in Liverpool's derelict docks

An ancient sign for a Stevedoring business

The derelict Merseyside Food Products building

A derelict beauty training building

Down in Liverpool Port

The stern of our freight ferry

We grab a few things out of the car

Fred heads off the car deck

We cross a gangway on the ferry

Isobel queues to pick up the cabin keys

The corridor to our cabins

We head off for tea past the Dutch royal family

The freight ferry has a reasonable canteen on it

A tanker moored in Liverpool port

Factory buildings by the ferry

A tangle of pipes and tanks

A glow of sodium-lit pipes

The stern of a tanker

Massive concrete silos

Some sort of grain conveyor

Stacked containers at the Port of Liverpool

A curious hut on the dock

Harry looks around

A huge container crane

Isobel and Fred look out over the Mersey

An office/house on the dock

The ferry's vehicle deck

Mobile boarding ramps wait for passing ships

In one of our cabins, ready for bed