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

  • It doesn't sound like progress

    Growing up, the sulphurous dust from the phosphorous plant at Long Harbour, Placentia Bay would waft across the isthmus and hang over Chapel Arm, ...

  • Paying the piper

    On Aug. 14, I got the e-mail equivalent of a verbal smack-down when I wrote the premier's spokeswoman to ask if I might run a few questions by ...

  • The game is up

    All eyes may have been on Beijing for the past 17 days, but a heck of a lot of those eyes have had blinders on. From the opening ceremonies to ...

  • Lines of communication

    "You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative; the jolliest steam-roller will not plant flowers." - Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) ...

  • Anatomy of a MUNstrosity

    If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. - Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) One of my ...

  • Oh, Danny's boy (or girl)?

    "The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power." - John Stuart ...

  • No news is bad news

    "The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret ...

  • Putting down roots

    "Gardens are a form of autobiography." - Sydney Eddison, author and gardener There is something very satisfying about taking a yard that once ...

  • By the book

    "It's a nice day for a white wedding. It's a nice day to start again." - from "White Wedding" by Billy Idol Some time ago now, I wrote a ...

  • Made in Canada

    "We peer so suspiciously at each other that we cannot see that we Canadians are standing on the mountaintop of human wealth, freedom and ...