Posted: 03/09/2014 at 12:26
I was of the understanding that the 'Potting Shed' was for non-specific chit-chat.
Some people live alone or have lost a partner and need to talk to or write to like minded people for comfort. I think the forum should fill honored that someone will bear there 'all' on a public website. This would be no different if we were all on an allotment together. Majority of chat will be horticultural, then you always get a person who takes you into their confidence and wants to share something private with you.
As a receiptant, this is called,' extending the hand of human kindness.' by listening