I switched to the "new" (Google-run) Blogger. It took me a week-10 days to figure things out, but after a couple of false starts (like choosing an inconvenient Google account to associate with this blog), I'm finally here, and quite happy with the environment. What do you think? I'm not sure about the colour scheme, but it will do for now.
I lost everything in my old sidebar when I moved, but manage to get it back, more or less. I took the opportunity of pruning my blogroll. If you think you should be on there, let me know.