Movable Type is a blogging tool that, once correctly installed on your server, helps you write and manage your own blog with ease.
It includes a number of eye-catching templates. This is in addition to other common blog CMS features such as advanced tag management, comment moderating, etc.; as well as more innovative features like the ability to import blogs from other services and a special search bar for entries. For these reasons, Movable Type is an interesting option worth considering.
The installation can get a little complicated, but the download includes a full manual in English.