Samantha van Dalen
Author of the popular self-help manual 'How to be Happy, The Little Book of Peace (for your soul)' and 'Maestro'
Samantha is the founder and director of Art Soufflé, an art agency and consultancy. www.artsouffle.co.uk. She is also an independent property consultant.
Samantha graduated from the University of Bordeaux III in 1987 and since then has held a variety of senior positions with multinational companies. Samantha is the author of the popular self help manual, How to be Happy, The Little Book of Peace (for your soul) that is based on the lessons she learned the hard way in the first half of her life. She is also the author of psychological thriller, Maestro. An advocate of grabbing life with both hands, Samantha keeps herself busy: she presents a live radio show every Wednesday, updates her personal blog daily, takes an awful lot of photographs of the natural world, paints in oils and is a very serious cook. Samantha is happiest taking long country walks in all weathers with her faithful hound and communing with nature, the inspiration for everything she believes. For more on Samantha, her photos and musings, please visit her personal blog: www.londonsouffle.blogspot.co.uk