Worrying about having left a window open, forgotten to switch the heating off, failed to lock the back door and failed to lock the front door are the top four most-experienced 'panics' people feel about leaving their home for a period, a survey suggests.
Some people might have had moments of doubt about these things or others on the list - such as being concerned a tap is still running, the lights are on and the curtains are all open - when heading on holiday.
They emerged in a Yale poll of 2,000 British people, which showed a homeowner, on average, goes through 24 such panics annually when leaving their home with no one in it for a bit.
This September, it's time for the Zermatt Music Festival. The annual collection of musical magic is set to run from September 11th to 20th 2015. There are various events planned for the fest, some of which you have to pay for, others of which are free. Tickets are already on sale.
The official Zermatt Music Festival and Academy website lists an evening featuring pieces by Mozart and Schubert as the opening concert of the autumn event, on September 11th.
The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin will perform here, as will the Zermatt Festival Orchestra. Soprano Regula Mühlemann will add her voice to the evening and it's all directed by Christian Zacharias, who will also be playing the piano.
If you're going skiing in Europe, you may well be using euros at your chosen resort.
Paul Stokes, from M&S Bank, recently offered some advice about travel money, in an effort to help the British public, and these are just some of his tips.
He says holidaymakers should take both cash and a debit card or credit card, so they've got more than one payment method at their disposal.
The expert also advises creating a budget for the break - including the amount of travel money that will be needed. Even people using all-inclusive and half-board accommodation should remember to factor-in cash to use for things like tips, he says
The festival takes place in Cluses, Haute-Savoie, and this year is its 15th staging, the official website explains.
It costs nothing to attend, and the fest is set to take place between July 1st and 4th.
On the 1st, French group EZ3kiel will be performing. They're scheduled to hit the stage at 11.45pm. Before them, the evening consists of Doorsfall, Husbands, Magnus and I am Un Chien all doing their thing.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will appear on the 2nd, following performances from Last Train, Jack and the Giant Bean, Hanni El Khatib and The Fleshtones.
Johnny Marr will perform on July 3rd. It's a solo show from a man who first came to fame in 1980s indie group The Smiths. He provided the music for the group's songs, including Panic, This Charming Man and Ask. Morrissey famously penned the lyrics.
The French destination will welcome the event - the Festival de Jazz de Brides les Bains or simply 'Jazz a Brides' - between July 8th and 11th.
The event's official website explains that no fewer than 14 concerts will make up this jazz extravaganza. It's the third staging of the jazz-filled occasion to be held.
The run-down of gigs includes a July 8th show from the Vitamine Jazz Band; Benoit Blue Boy & les Tortilleurs playing on the 9th and Boney Fields and the Bone's Project doing their thing on the 10th. Meanwhile Gipsy Nouveau will perform on the 11th.
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