Detour To Bondi

Good Morning from Darling Harbour in Sydney.

After dropping the kids off at school yesterday morning and delivering their weekend bag to my parents house, FlyBoy and I headed up the freeway for our weekend away.

It was early, so we decided to change our direction a little bit and head to Bondi to visit the new Pottery Barn, West Elm and Williams Sonoma stores.

I love these stores, but had never actually been to one (only online) so as we were kid free, we made the most of it.

Honestly, if I had just recently won the lottery, I would have bought one of everything.

West Elm had lovely furniture, homewares and funky decor items.

We then made our way next door to Pottery Barn and I was in love. With the new house so close to completion, I was just imagining all of this loveliness in my new home.

I especially loved this hall table and have the perfect space for it...

Finally we made it to Williams Sonoma - if you love to cook and bake, you will adore this store.

I was like a child in a candy store.

I loved that enormous wooden chopping/serving board, but didn't have the spare few hundred $$$ to buy it.

It's a good thing FlyBoy loves woodworking. I've placed my order in with him :)

Today, we will be tourists and will go up to the top of Sydney tower. I haven't been there since I was at a school excursion ... about 20 years ago!


  1. Have a lovely weekend Anorina, looks like you're off to a good start.

  2. what gorgeous shops Anorina,thankyou for sharing.xx

  3. If I win the big Lotto tonight I know where I'm headed! Enjoy the weekend.

  4. We were in Sydney recently and only had a short time in Bondi but I would have loved to visit these stores too!

  5. looks wonderful .. my daughter lived in Sydney for 14 months and would tell me about these wonderful shops ... she "window shopped and dreamed "as well x


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