Caroline ffiske studied economics and political philosophy at University. She has worked variously as a management consultant, policy advisor to government, and was a Conservative Councillor in Hammersmith & Fulham in London for eight years. Follow her on twitter at @carolinefff
Among the Trees, Hayward Gallery (until 31 October)
As Coronation Street celebrates its diamond jubilee, is it time to take it seriously as the chronicler of our times?