It seems that I managed to get this site up and running ahead of schedule. While looking for and selecting a hosted platform for website with blogging features, I ended up using Jekyll and Github, which requires little bit of coding when setting things up, but should provide a rock-solid simple static website without any dynamic hassles (like database).
For the adventurous, or those that simply don’t want anything complex. Jekyll is a powerful ‘static site generator’ that uses Ruby to generate your site from text files. thenextweb.com/
Warning, this is non-speak area for geeks The workflow with Jekyll and Github suits me well, it's quite familiar workflow with integrated version control: write --- test locally --- commit and push. And it's published *immediately* after 'git push'.