So, currently, (and for the foreseeable future) I am back living at my parents' house. I get huge pangs of missing my adorable little house in L.A. I moved into that place when my marriage broke up, and it really was my sanctuary for two years. It was all mine, just Kenzo and I, and although the rent is probably the reason why I have come back to NZ with basically nothing to show for four years of a decent-paying job, it was worth every penny.
This is not the house I grew up in either, so I doubly have that sense of not feeling at home. I've been pondering how to rectify this (on a part-time budget). I think some New Zealand art might be a good place to start - here is what I am eyeing: