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

  • Turning inmates into outmates

    “Every man is better for a period of work under the open sky.”— Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialistWe’ve all seen old American movies ...

  • Storm warning

    “Real discoveries come from chaos.” — Chuck Palahniuk, American novelist and journalistAt one point during the apex of hurricane Igor, I thought ...

  • Make punishment fit the crime

    “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana (1863-1952), Spanish philosopher, novelist, poet and essayist ...

  • Judge, jury and Facebook

    “Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere.” — Martin Luther King Jr.When I was a kid, rumours were spread through hushed ...

  • The loved and the lost

    Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle.Everything I do is stitched with its color.— From “Separation,” from ...

  • Memorable moments in customer service

    Since my column, “Adventures in tourism,” ran on July 17, I’ve been collecting customer service stories from readers — some horrible, some ...

  • Getting an education from Eminem

    Next time? There won’t be no next time I apologize, even though I know it’s lies — From “Love the Way You Lie,” by Eminem, featuring Rihanna ...

  • Slipping into a comma

    The roadside sign in front of the pizza place in St. John’s proudly proclaimed: Big Lice $2.99.Not exactly enticing.As it turned out, the culprit ...

  • Aging: an insider’s report

    In fact, I like this better than 25. I am happy, I’m working on getting fit and I have more energy than I ever did.If — as Forrest Gump so sagely ...

  • Warning: smoking can be hazardous to your logic

    Seriously, there are people who believe this stuff.What I didn’t quite grasp until recently is that there are actually people out there who say ...