Based just outside Kelso in the heart of the Scottish Borders, Aspinall Ink provides a range of professional services including journalism, copywriting, photography, social media training, and PR.

Angie Aspinall

Loves dogs and crisps

Hates animal cruelty

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Angie is a freelance journalist whose articles have been published in LandScape, Coast, Your Dog, Dog Friendly, and Dalesman magazines. 


For the past three years she has written the travel guide, 'Welcome to the Scottish Borders', which is published by Kingfisher Media.


As a PR professional, Angie provides an ongoing service to Border charity, Live Borders two days a week, promoting their events and exhibitions.

Journalsm topics include, the Scottish Borders, travel, food and drink, dogs, artists and makers, social media, hearing loss, disability, and access issues.




Co-owner, Richard is Aspinall Ink's professional photographer. His images have been featured in magazines including Home & Gardens, Elle Decoration, LandScape, Coast, Diver, and a range of Japanese design magazines. His work features regularly on The Guardian website, and one of his images can be seen in the coffee table book Stripes by Linda O'Keefe.


He is available for photoshoots in the Scottish Borders and Northumberland, and for underwater and travel photography commissions worldwide.


As a freelance journalist, Richard has written for a range of publications including, The Guardian, Diver, Coast, Dalesman, Yorkshire Post, Your Dog, and Reefs.com. Topics include marine conservation, wildlife, natural history, science and travel.


Journalism and photography portfolio: www.richardaspinall.com.

Richard Aspinall

Loves the sea and coffee

Hates litter

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Emai Angie Aspinall

Loves rolling on the lawn 

Hates puppy farms


Puppy farm survivor, Tilly the Westie, is an anti-puppy farm campaigner. She's also an accommodation reviewer and product-tester. She has a regular column in Dog Friendly magazine, and has been featured in Your Dog, Dogs Monthly, and the book Saving One More by Janetta Harvey.


If you have dog-friendly accommodation or a doggy product you’d like reviewing, please drop us a line or tweet @TillytheWestie.



Tilly the Westie

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