You may know them as “Falcon” and “The Snowman,” the lead characters in both book and film in the ‘80s, but local writer Chris Ridges remembers them as Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, two kids from Palos Verdes who shared the same school hallway and football field with him. Chris looks back at the moment former classmates became infamous Russian spies and instant headline news.
With the exception of chocolate, the Swiss are known for two peerless luxury exports: the watch and the writing instrument. Carefully crafted and artistically inspired, these much sought after creations are the heart and soul of this country’s finest artisans. It’s no wonder Caran d’Ache would choose haute horlogerie, as the inspiration for an exquisite, perfectly realized pen.