Le Monde | • Mis à jour le | Par Donald Walther
La révolution russe a 100 ans. Amorcé en mars 1917, cet événement-clé du XXe siècle a changé le cour de l’histoire en à peine huit mois. Elle a mis fin au régime des tsars et posé les bases d’une nouvelle idéologie : le communisme. A l’échelle mondiale, ce mouvement fondateur a aussi semé les germes de la guerre froide, qui agitera la diplomatie mondiale pendant plus de quarante ans.
Souvent, quand on évoque la révolution russe, on pense à la figure de Lénine, le premier dirigeant de la Russie bolchevique. Pourtant, cette révolution n’est pas tout à fait la sienne. Elle doit beaucoup à d’autres acteurs. Explications.
http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/video/2017/11/04/qui-a-fait-la-revolution-en-russie-en-1917_5210324_3214.html to see original story and photos
Want to add a personal touch to your home? Then get creative to add style that’s one of a kind to your home. Patchwork, knitting and crochet can all be used to add chic soft furnishings and accessories to your home, from cushions to throws and more. If you are new to crafting there’s lots of advice available online including helpful craft tutorials. Also take a make do and mend approach to upcycling existing pieces in your home with paint, decoupage or fabric.
Try out different paint effects to give your home a new look, try rag rolling, stippling or marbling. If you’re handy with a paint brush and eager to let your inner artist out, then consider painting a trompe l’oeil effect on a wall. Remember you could simply project an image onto a wall and paint around it – you don’t need to be a great artist to have a go at this. So get your paint brushes out and get creative.
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Excerpt From: Thomas Malcolm. “Electricity in your French house.” iBooks. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/electricity-in-your-french-house/id413215097?mt=11
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