Monthly Picks - Pika Pika 005- Story Time Asia


August wrap-up! August has been consumed by work, so there’s just a lot of running errands and sleeping in between. I have technically finished my measly reading goal of 15 books this year, so I am taking the time to finish a big book that’s been gathering dust on my shelf for over a decade.

Pika-Pika - Story Time Asia Newsletter 001


Pika-pika is a Filipino term for an assortment of finger foods, appetizers, or hors d'oeuvre if you’re fancy. Google also informed me that pikapika (ぴかぴか), in Japanese, is used to describe something that shines or sparkles. So, that’s what Pikachu is going on about. Apparently, everything is sparkly in Pikachu’s world.