About WfR

My name is Charles Hayward. I’ve been living in Fukui Prefecture, Japan since December 2014. I’m an English teacher by day and a writer struggling to forget the scars of full-time SEO work by night. Words from the Road is a project I started to chronicle my attempts at some of the most exciting trails across the world. It’s since turned into something more. I hope you’ll join me on my quest to experience all the world has to offer.



  1. I’m quite curious, and haven’t found the answers just yet in your blog posts, but how exactly did you end up living and teaching in Japan? How did you end up at this point in your life? As a very average and amateur, but aspiring writer, It would be interesting for me to hear how everything has happened for you, basically, what’s your story? 🙂


    1. First off, don’t sell yourself short with that “average and amateur” business. So long as you sit down and write, nobody has anything on you. 🙂

      I guess those are things I haven’t really addressed, huh? I guess I never thought the story was all that interesting, but I’ll see if I can’t tell it in a way that isn’t yawn inspiring. Look for a post soon 🙂


      1. I’m looking forward to it, and I’m sure it won’t be at all “yawn inspiring”. 🙂
        And I suppose you’re right, even if this little blog I’ve got is my first attempt at writing on anything other than a personal level, that doesn’t have to mean that it is only average and amateur. Thank you. 🙂

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