Pat Gibson consults on style, color and image: Fashion Flash

Pat Gibson, 51, Strongsville Image consultant for her company called The Artistry of You and markets a cosmetic and skincare line called Artistry. Tell us about your company. I started The Artistry of You about five and a half years. I’ve been doing image consulting for about 20 years. I was looking through the newspaper when my son was about 3, he’s now 26, and I was frustrated with my full-time sales job and the fact that I left my son everyday. I had a dream that I owned my…

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Wider Image: Villagers in India’s Himalayan landscape grapple with tourism boom

Villagers nestled high in the Indian Himalayas are grappling with lifestyle changes in the world’s fastest-growing major economy that are eroding their age-old Buddhist culture but opening up new opportunities. People have long wrested a living from herding goats and tending wheat fields ringed by 6,000-m (19,685-ft) snow-capped peaks, while Buddhist monasteries dotting the landscape are a reminder of the region’s ties to its eastern neighbour, Tibet. Traditions are fading fast as larger numbers of India’s burgeoning middle class flock to holiday in the tranquillity of the lunar-like terrain. Yet…

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