I play the violin in the college orchestra. Last month we ___TOOK___ part in a music festival in France. I worried a lot before we left for France as I had never been away from home for so long. Mum tried to encourage ___ME___. She said that we ___WOULD_PERFORM___ well. And she was right. We performed very successfully. It was a great journey though there ___WERE___ some things I missed very much while being in France. One of them was my favourite mug. Without it, neither tea nor soup tasted like at home. Another thing was the warmth. The floor in my room at home ___WAS_COVERED___ with a thick carpet. In our place in France the floor was icy cold with no carpet at all. My ___FEET___ were always cold. “If it goes on like this, I ___WILL_CATCH___ a cold,” I told my roommate, Cathy. “I wish I ___HAD___ a pair of woolen socks. But I left them at home.” “You can take mine if you want,” said Cathy. I thanked her but her socks were two sizes ___SMALLER___ than I needed!