About Julia Wood

Julia Wood, (M.A., University of Warwick) is an author, Oscar Wilde scholar and personality. She has received extensive press and television coverage for her distinctive Edwardian lifestyle and designs all her own clothes. Julia is currently working on a novel - a ghost story - set in the Edwardian era. Visit www.julia-wood.com. Follow Julia on Twitter @edwardianspice

Is There an Afterlife?

“That undiscovered country, from whose bourne no traveller returns, puzzles the will…” (Hamlet, William Shakespeare) Is there an afterlife? Where do we go when we die, or do we just vanish back into the nothingness from whence we purportedly came? Philosophers for centuries have been exploring these questions, and religions … Continue reading

Who Wants to Live Forever? – Part 2: The Evolution of Celebrity

“Where has God gone?… We have killed him – you and I. We are his murderers…God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him.’ (Nietzsche, The Gay Science) How did we get from Oscar Wilde to Jordan?  This may sound like the opening line of a cheesy joke, … Continue reading