Writer Of The Week

Freelance writer Adam Reutens-Tan with his wife Bee Kay, daughter Clare and son Cassian. He writes to the Forum page mainly about social and environmental issues.
Freelance writer Adam Reutens-Tan with his wife Bee Kay, daughter Clare and son Cassian. He writes to the Forum page mainly about social and environmental issues.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ADAM REUTENS-TAN

Who: Adam Reutens-Tan, 39, freelance writer.

My family: Married to Ng Bee Kay, 38, a master's student, with two children - eight-year-old daughter Clare and six-year-old son Cassian.

My home: I am in Perth right now but have a condominium apartment in Kembangan.

My passions: I love playing Scrabble, reading fiction and watching movies.

I started writing to the Forum page...: In 2003. What I write about: Mainly about social and environmental issues.

Why I write: I write to offer an alternative view on particular topics and/or to raise awareness of things I feel people ought to know.

I read the Forum page because...: I like to know what other readers are thinking.

My wish for Singapore: For us to have greater empathy for all who reside here, and for greater equality among all Singaporeans.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2016, with the headline 'Writer Of The Week'. Print Edition | Subscribe