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 loved and the lost

    Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle.Everything I do is stitched with its color.— From “Separation,” from ...

  • Memorable moments in customer service

    Since my column, “Adventures in tourism,” ran on July 17, I’ve been collecting customer service stories from readers — some horrible, some ...

  • Getting an education from Eminem

    Next time? There won’t be no next time I apologize, even though I know it’s lies — From “Love the Way You Lie,” by Eminem, featuring Rihanna ...

  • Slipping into a comma

    The roadside sign in front of the pizza place in St. John’s proudly proclaimed: Big Lice $2.99.Not exactly enticing.As it turned out, the culprit ...

  • Aging: an insider’s report

    In fact, I like this better than 25. I am happy, I’m working on getting fit and I have more energy than I ever did.If — as Forrest Gump so sagely ...

  • Warning: smoking can be hazardous to your logic

    Seriously, there are people who believe this stuff.What I didn’t quite grasp until recently is that there are actually people out there who say ...

  • Don’t touch that Doyle

    I just hope his Pontiac GTO is gassed up and ready to go, and that his dad’s ticker is working well enough so that he can lend a hand.Oh wait — ...

  • Adventures in tourism

    "If my best wines mislike thy taste, and my best service win thy frown, then tarry not, I bid thee haste; there's many another Inn in town." - ...

  • They're not always golden years

    "We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it." - Frank A. Clark (1911-1991), journalist and cartoon ...

  • The glamour trap

    "You are beautiful no matter what they say. Words can't bring you down." - From "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera In case you haven't been ...