After nine months on Octopress, I've decided to move on.
I should start by saying that Octopress is a great platform for static blogging: it's powerful, flexible, well-supported, well-integrated with GitHub pages, and has tools and plugins to do just about anything you might imagine. There's only one problem:
It's written in Ruby.
Now I don't have anything against Ruby per se. However, it was starting to seem a bit awkward that a blog called Pythonic Perambulations was built with Ruby, especially given the availability of so many excellent Python-based static site generators (Hyde, Nikola, and Pelican in particular).
Additionally, a few things with Octopress were starting to become difficult: