Franz and Helga and Their Just Rewards by Holly Geely | Day 8 | Advent Calendar 2016

Hi this is part of Solveig Werner’s at https://solveigwerner.com . Day 8 | Advent Calendar, Franz and Helga and Their Just Rewards by Holly Geely. I have really enjoyed this lovely cross between Grims and Anderson! I shall be trying to reblog the entries daily! By the way my entry is December 22nd. Happy Advent . Enjoy. xxx

Solveig Werner

Advent Calendar 2016

Day 8 | Advent Calendar

Franz and Helga and Their Just Rewards by Holly Geely

The cold winds of winter blew outside the cottage. Franz and Helga were the brother and sister who lived inside the cottage. They had been farmers once but that was a long time ago.

Franz and Helga had boarded up their windows against the chill. They had little food on the table but Franz was too old and Helga was too infirm; neither could brave the storm to collect more.

“I told you we should have hired help,” said Franz.

“What good would that have done?” said Helga.

“We could have continued working the land, and we would have food to eat,” said Franz.

“We will make money when we sell the merchandise,” said Helga.

Helga was convinced that their hand-carved toilet roll holders would catch on with the locals. Franz was not so sure…

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