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

  • Intervention versus interference

    Three years ago, a book by Mireille Guiliano topped the bestseller lists. It was called "French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for ...

  • It's not pin the tail on the donkey

    "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."- Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) Several years ago, I went to ...

  • Winter? What winter?

    Awake, thou wintry earth - Fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness! - Thomas Blackburn (1916-1977) "An ...

  • Stick to the script, stupid

    "Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state."- Noam Chomsky A crowd of people waiting to get bloodwork done at the ...

  • Through the roof

    Wednesday, on the threshold of spring, the dog pushed himself across the snow on his side like a grey seal, propelling himself with his strong ...

  • There oughtta be a law

    "Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision."- Hsi-Tang Chih Tsang (735-814), renowned Zen master My ...

  • At last

    "The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it." - John Ruskin, art critic, 1819-1900 My family's ...

  • Spread too thin

    When did we decide that women weren't beautiful unless they looked like they had just come off a hunger strike? What are we supposed to do, ...

  • Faith, hope and cruelty

    G. and I watched the mockumentary "Best in Show" last weekend. It's a hilarious look at the world of show dogs and their neurotic owners, and it ...

  • His Worship's foibles

    OK, let's see if we have his logic straight. Andy Wells gets a plum appointment to the Public Utilities Board and pledges publicly to follow the ...