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

  • Long live the Republic of Words

    "We read to know we are not alone." - C.S. Lewis I recently joined a new group - one whose members number in the millions and are scattered ...

  • Lessons in humility

    "Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self." - Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892), English preacher and author Jim Walsh may be nearly 30 ...

  • Suffer the children

    "While we worry openly about the dirty old man in the park, we seldom discuss Uncle Al." - Columnist Ken Burger, writing in The Post and Courier ...

  • Up at ours

    Families are like fudge - mostly sweet, with a few nuts. - Author unknown When Dad walked in the front door the other night, I was standing ...

  • A book in the hand is worth two wireless reading devices

    "A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can ...

  • Sextually active

    "I plan on offering nudes to any guy that wants to give me notes from the past five weeks of class." - Text message from the website Txts Frm ...

  • Reaching for the stars

    "Fame … what you like is in the limo Fame … what you get is no tomorrow Fame … what you need you have to borrow" - From ...

  • For heaven's sake

    "Imagine there's no heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky …" - John Lennon's "Imagine" "I don't know what my ...

  • Room with a loo

    "There is nothing which has been yet contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn." - Samuel Johnson The ...

  • Divided we fall

    Hey! No fair! Afghan detainees in the custody of Canadians in Kandahar will be getting the H1N1 vaccine right about now, the Canadian Press ...