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

  • The oasis at the end of the street

    "But I would ask one question, Your Worship, and I will leave it at this: how do you create a revenue stream from a green space?" - former St. ...

  • The good, the bad and the ugly

    "We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe." - Johann Wolfgang von ...

  • Keeping it real

    As September's municipal election looms like a heavy bank of fog outside The Narrows, I applaud the St. John's Board of Trade for trying to gauge ...

  • Inside the walls

    There are no vacancies at the Lakeside Hotel in St. John's, but fresh guests keep arriving and they somehow get packed in. They show up under ...

  • Wake me up before you go go

    "The life of the creative man is led, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes." - Susan Sontag ...

  • We didnt all sign up for the cheerleading squad

    Someone once told me a story about how they played in a provincial high school athletic tournament years ago against a team from La Scie. What ...

  • What price to pay for cruelty?

    The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?" - Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), English philosopher ...

  • The sentence that deserves an exclamation

    When former RNC superintendent Bob Garland pleaded guilty to sexual assault in a Corner Brook court last week and was given the most benign of ...

  • Risking life and limb and liability?

    Every year in this province, there's an influx of adventurers who show up wanting to cross the Atlantic in rowboats and dinghies in an attempt to ...

  • Myths and legends, hoaxes and lies

    Hi, my name is Amy Bruce. I am 7 years old, and I have a large tumour on my brain and severe lung cancer. The doctors say I will die soon if this ...