The Arms and Armour Society in the UK is holding a subscription drive to fund their excellent journal. I am informed that if you put a subscription in your shopping cart, go to the shopping cart and enter code
facebook2020 you can subscribe for half off. If self-promotion in front of a camera is not your bowl of wine, then the future of being scholarly and sociable is in societies and newsletters just like it was in the past.
I will be finally moving from Automattic / wordpress.com to a host in Canada in the next week or so. There may be some slight disruptions to the site during the process. bookandsword.wordpress.com should be visible until the end of June 2021, but https://bookandsword.com may briefly go down or appear empty.