In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
Castles are home to a rich history. From blood feuds to tragic pasts, (1)______ love affairs to alleged ghosts, no castle is ever (2)______ a secret to unveil. Known locally as Chateaux Picomtal, Picomtal Castle (3)______ came under new ownership. During renovation of the(4)______, a surprising discovery was made. Messages (5)______long ago were found on the floorboards of (6)______ upper chambers. The messages were written (7)______1880 and 1881 by Joachim Martin; the carpenter (8)______ installed the flooring. His messages were a diary of 72 entries of his daily (9)______, personal thoughts along with his emotions and feelings.
Joachim’s (10)______is indeed a very personal account of the history of those times. The discovery gives us an honest look at an average person’s daily life over 135 years ago.