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

  • 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 ...

  • Living in the land of plenty

    Shopping at Costco, it's hard to imagine we're living in a province where some people go to bed hungry at night. It's like I imagine Texas to ...

  • Let the good times roll

    Whenever the door opens, Derek Winsor always knows who's there. It's poverty. The faces may change from day to day, but it's poverty just the ...

  • Like wildfire

    "Truth will come to light; murder cannot be hid long; a man's son may, but at the length truth will out." - From "The Merchant of Venice" I ...

  • Searching for answers

    It's been a long time since the president of Memorial University was chosen at the whim of the provincial government. According to MUN archivist ...

  • BYOB bring your own bag

    Maybe we should follow South Africa's lead. People in that country, have cheekily adopted a new "national flower" - the ubiquitous plastic ...