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

  • 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 ...

  • Follow the bouncing ball

    Remember the old Argument Clinic sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus? (It's from Episode 29, for anyone wanting the "full Monty," as it ...

  • Andy's Pal and the Waffle King

    "The St. John's mayor's race is heating up," CBC's website proclaimed last week. I'm glad someone thinks so. In fairness, that headline was meant ...

  • Memories of my mother's kitchen

    My mother consulted her psychic last week to find out what's in store for us all in the days ahead. Among the predictions: an unplanned pregnancy ...

  • Where have all the nosegays gone?

    "Words are alive; cut them and they bleed." - Ralph Waldo Emerson(1803-1882) Given that we work in print, it should not be startling to anyone ...

  • Too much rant, not enough rationale

    "The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators." - Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), British historian and MP In 1990, when I ...

  • 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 ...