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Back to school.

Lp is proud to announce that he has been invited to join a growing list of creative talents who want to contribute to school arts programming via the ELAN (English Language Arts Network) Artistsinspire program.  Please visit https://artistsinspire.ca/ for more…

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The boy is back in town.

With the August 12, 2019 publication of my newest book "Hey Daddy. This book is for you" I am looking forward to getting back on stage.  I'll be looking for opportunities to speak and sing to audiences of parents and…

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It's getting worse for boys. And girls as a result.

I've been a follower of the Gurian Institute in the USA for quite a few years now.   They have boldly gone where few have dared before - focusing on boy issues. And more recently on girls as well - illustrating…

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Another Nail In The Boy Falling Behind

In today’s Globe & Mail, columnist Margaret Wente writes about a new scourge on young boys in the education system. Even though Margaret doesn’t quite come right out and say it. She knows the numbers. Apparently there is a new…
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Tale of Two Fathers


Yesterday it snowed for the first time this season in Montreal. 
 
Like most Sunday mornings, my wife, dog and I were out for our usual walk along the Lachine Canal to our favourite coffee shop.  When the snow started to…
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Put your boys to work

 

Many years ago I was helping my mother by digging a new garden in her backyard.  It was hard work on a hot day cutting through established sod, clearing it away then prepping the dirt underneath.

In those…

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Monster in a bag.

 

Not long ago I was walking to my car after a tennis game.  

In front of me on the sidewalk was a young boy about four years old who was staring at an abandoned fast food paper bag…

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Riding Along On Your Bicycle

My wife and I often go for St. Lawrence river walks near our home in Montreal.  Along with the changing seasons, we have begun to notice something new - more and more young boys and girls playing outside without parental…

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Boy oh Boys campaign is launched

I am excited to be trying the Kickstarter route to help fund the production of my third album called Boy oh Boys.  Anticipated delivery date is August 2015 and I hope to be touring the album in 2016.  You can…
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Boyhood Revisited

In my continuing quest to understand why boys are falling behind I went to see BOYHOOD with my wife.  First off, it is a very American movie.  Having toured through the USA in 2012/13 I re-witnessed so many icons of…