1214 – Joice Nankivell Loch

The tower in Ouranopoli was the home to an Australian couple, Sidney and Joice Loch, whom we paid earlier attention in this weblog.

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The tower of Ouranopoli in 1967

Today I will show you some pictures of Joice Nankivell Loch, who lived in the tower till 1982 (died at 94 years old).017 Joyce Nankivell LochJoice Nankivell Loch: picture by Jan Paul ten Bruggencate, who met her in her home in May 1969 – 82 years old. After her death her special books with examples of fabrics and tapestery were donated to the British Museum (from the Zwerger book – Wege am Athos).

Joyce Loch

Joice Nankivell Loch (on the right) with her Swiss and Greek friends, ms. Handschin and Mitropoulou, who lived together in the tower after the death of her husband in 1955.Joyce Nankivell Loch

Joice Nankivell Loch with the wool of which tapastery was made.004 view from lochs towerThe view from the tower – photo by Jan Paul ten Bruggencate 1967001 OuranopoliOuranopoli 1967 – photo by Jan Paul ten Bruggencate

Read more about her life here.

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