Meet the Team



 With a lifelong dream of having a little shop, an absolute passion for sharing lovely things with lovely people and the amazing support of husband Andy, family and friends, Helen loves coming to work every single day. Having lived in a village just outside Ely for the past 30 years but originating from the midlands via the northwest, she is creative (Andy says messy), loves a good book & a walk either locally or in the hills followed by a pint and her favourite thing probably sitting round a big table with all the children & their partners over a huge pot of something with everyone talking at the same time. Oh and she still has the occasional lightbulb moment …


 Rarely seen behind the counter as he has an uneasy relationship with sticky tape, doesn’t know how to use the card machine and seems strangely reluctant to add these skills to his repertoire, Andy likes to think he’s retired after 30+ years in the pub industry but Helen has other ideas … so until she finds him something better to do he will continue walking the fens, reading, fishing and enjoying real ale and just generally being wonderful …

Our Lovely Team