Snowy's gone

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Snowy's gone

Postby Born-Confused » Mon May 26, 2014 7:01 pm

Aww this is sad news - Snowy packed up one of the best bars/hangout places in PP about 3 years ago - and now just heard that he has checked out of this world....
RIP Ian "Snowy" Woodford! :beer:

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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby dagenham » Mon May 26, 2014 7:06 pm

I've never been to a better bar in my whole life. Period. Double Period. I took the ferry almost daily at 6:00 to have a sundowner drink for several years. I knew Ian well and helped him mount his 1st art exhibition at the Le Royal years ago.

He was a sincere and warm bloke. He liked his drink and was a wonderful teller of stories. His personal scrapbook from the early 90's was amazing! As I write this, framed elaborately above my bed, is what I considered his best artwork ever. I loved him and his artwork and his bar...and his daughter Maxine was tres cool as well...thankfully I documented him and that bar with many photographs...the memory of that bar and Ian himself shall live on!
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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Mon May 26, 2014 7:09 pm

Yes heard the sad news as well.
Apparently he passed away last Friday in Australia following a surgery.
RIP Snow and I hope you set up another nice little underground bar with live events for us to come and visit you when the time comes.
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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby Born-Confused » Mon May 26, 2014 7:10 pm

dagenham wrote:I've never been to a better bar in my whole life. Period. Double Period. I took the ferry almost daily at 6:00 to have a sundowner drink for several years. I knew Ian well and helped him mount his 1st art exhibition at the Le Royal years ago.

He was a sincere and warm bloke. He liked his drink and was a wonderful teller of stories. His personal scrapbook from the early 90's was amazing! As I write this, framed elaborately above my bed, is what I considered his best artwork ever. I loved him and his artwork and his bar...and his daughter Maxine was tres cool as well...thankfully I documented him and that bar with many photographs...the memory of that bar and Ian himself shall live on!
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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby Username Taken » Mon May 26, 2014 7:20 pm

CHEERS SNOW!! RIP

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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby kiwiincambodia » Mon May 26, 2014 7:48 pm

Fuck.

RIP Snow.

You ran the best bar in Phnom Penh. When I first arrived Maxine's was a must go every Friday night. Snow was a top guy and we would sit and listen to music and talk for hours.

Whenever I had friends and family in town Snow's was always a must see and everyone wanted to go back time and time again.

The world has lost one of the good guys and Phnom Penh has lost a legend.

You will never be forgotten.
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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Mon May 26, 2014 8:28 pm

Damn shame. I never went to the Green Resort (or whatever it's called), his bar's reincarnation in Kampot, but I heard it was doing well.
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photos of Snow and bar...

Postby dagenham » Mon May 26, 2014 8:52 pm

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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby Felgerkarb » Mon May 26, 2014 8:54 pm

:( RIP Snowy.
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Re: Snowy's gone

Postby phuketrichard » Mon May 26, 2014 8:58 pm

RIP
when i lived on the "other side" in 2008-09 i often went down to sit for a smoke and drink with him.
sad to hear but am glad he got Maxine down to Oz

He was one of the good guys in PP of old
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