Nothing like a rejection to start the day with a bang.
He says it was, of course, enjoyable reading (the 'of course' is his, not mine I speedily add later) but the market is so tough he has to be bowled over by enthusiasm to offer to represent anybody and he's afraid he fell just short of that.
That leaves 2 outstanding, plus I sent a reminder to one who's had it since the beginning of December in case it was never received. Will put one more out there later.
Bye bye, thanks for visiting, come again soon.