H. Ju

"I care about well designed products."
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (2 of 2)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Birthday: April 4
In My Own Words:
I love to read all the time. Usually, I read so many books that I have to borrow them from the library to keep from going broke! I also really enjoy good movies, use a Mac and often have fun techie gadgets so look for reviews/lists from me on that.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 425,763 - Total Helpful Votes: 2 of 2
Bodum Bistro Universal Knife Block, Red by Bodum
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars of course!, April 18 2011
I've had those wooden knife blocks-- couldnt get all my chef's /santoku knives in.

And then I upgraded to one of those wooden blocks with the black rod inserts-- I could put more variety of knives in, but still couldn't put that many, and the rods would break within the block and slowly you couldn't fit even the knives you had in there before back in. They just kept sticking out higher and higher even though it was quite deep. Eventually the side split open.

And now, this Bodum knife block. At last! So like the one I mention above (I think I had gotten mine at superstore), I could put a great variety in this one. AND, since the outside isn't wooden and rigid, when you… Read more
Summerland by Michael Chabon
Summerland by Michael Chabon
I expected a funny interesting book from the writer of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, but I didn't give Chabon enough credit. Summerland is great if you like baseball or fantasy, or if you enjoy any story with an active imagination.
This book is 1 part fable (explaining why there is never any rainfall on this small corner of Washington), 5 parts adventure (Ethan Feld is on a quest - not only to improve his pitching, but also to save Summerland, baseball, and the world), and 2 parts baseball, bringing in not only detailed information about the game and some of the best players, but also a genuine love of the sport.
A kid at heart, I love reading kids books, but this is… Read more

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