English teaching may pay Alfie Blincowe's bills, but when he's not involved giving lessons he is more active with his creative side on his blog. A fan of Japanese literature, history and desserts, Alfie's been known to work in exchange for sweet potatoes as it is where most of his money would go anyway.
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While most people first start looking for English teaching jobs in Japan that cater to adults and older teens, teaching young children has its benefits, too.