Learning from Grandma and the “Notorious” Truby King

A expectant grand-daughter ponders generational attitudes to child-rearing, musing on her grandmother’s strict training under New Zealander Truby King”: “[King] is the Aunt Sally for almost all post-war child-rearing books … His doctrines were adopted across the western world and he has been blamed for everything from the steep post-war decline in breastfeeding – almost certainly true – to autism, which is certainly false.


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Biotech Firm Novozymes Appoints Alison Winger

Biotech Firm Novozymes Appoints Alison Winger

Biotechnology company Novozymes Ireland has appointed gut health expert New Zealander Dr Alison Winger as general manager of its growing Irish operation at the Airport Business Park in Cork, Joe Dermody…