I’m Warren Wilansky, a middle-aged lifelong Montréaler. I’ve been running a great little digital agency by the name of Plank for a little more than 20 years. While I spend much of my time focused on Plank related things, this site is to share personal photos and stories. I wanted to create a site that was about archiving my thoughts and experiences.
This is not a blog about current events, internet memes, or what happened to me on my way to work. Expect to see a LOT of posts that predate WordPress, blogs, and even the Web. I am going to be digging through parts of my life that happened long before I registered warrenwilansky.com. While I reserve the right to post about whatever my heart desires, expect to read a lot about: Montreal, Travel, Photography, Music, Baseball, and Silliness.
Prior to Plank, I worked as a freelance designer and did some full-time stints at a few digital agencies, all of which no longer exist. I graduated from Concordia University with a joint major in Political Science and Communication Studies, after spending a few years bouncing between Vanier and Dawson College. I grew up in Cote St. Luc (Montréal) and have been a proud resident of Mile End / Plateau for the past 25 years.
My goal with this site is not to try and reach out to the wider internet or use it as a platform for becoming an online celebrity — whatever that means — but as a place where those who know me or have an interest in my life can poke around and get to know me a bit better. I plan to use this more as an alternative to posting on social media sites, which I’m enjoying less and less.