Profile of Pam Frampton

Pam Frampton is a columnist and the associate managing editor of The Telegram. She has a BA (Honours) in English Literature from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. Originally from Trinity Bay, she lives in St. John’s. She is also chair of The Telegram’s literary prize committee, which oversees The Cuffer Prize.

All articles of Pam Frampton

  • Is there a sock puppet in the house?

    The job ad will probably be posted next month. Wanted: one sock puppet to act as president of Memorial University of Newfoundland. I say "act," ...

  • How do you make the bogeyman go away?

    When I was three or four years old, I made my first trip to Woolworth's in St. John's with my mother. It was a magical experience for a little ...

  • The new 3 Rs: renewal, recycling and refusing to answer questions

    When the education minister talks about Memorial University, I listen. I listen because I am a proud alumna and a taxpayer and because I care ...

  • The making of a martyr

    "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - ...

  • History repeating

    "They say the next big thing is here, that the revolution's near, but to me it seems quite clear that it's all just a little bit of history ...

  • Managing the message

    There's an old children's parlour game called Gossip that demonstrates how information can be distorted when it is passed from person to person ...

  • Whining and dining

    "The wines that one best remembers are not necessarily the finest that one has ever tasted, and the highest quality may fail to delight so much ...

  • Analyzing your favourite Christmas songs

    OK, so by now you've been listening to Christmas music for at least a month, and you've probably got a few beauts stuck in your head. I know I ...

  • A different kind of Christmas rush

    Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! "Maybe Christmas," he thought, "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas ... perhaps ... ...

  • T'is the season to be shopping

    God rest ye weary customer Let nothing you dismay If you bought faulty merchandise Just bring it back next day To get your return business We'll ...