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Jennifer has been supported by British Wireless for almost 40 years and has had many different radios from us during that time as technology has changed.

She currently has one of our Concerto 2 multimedia radios and a Sonata Plus+ internet player.

The 64-year-old said: “The radios are brilliant.

“They are easy to use and the Sonata is nice and light to move around.

“It’s lovely – I just switch it on in the morning and there you go.”

Jennifer likes to listen to Absolute 60s and 70s as that’s her era – when she was a teenager.

She says it’s great to be able to phone up British Wireless and get stations added to her radio, a really quick and easy process.

Jennifer, who lives in Carlisle in Cumbria, is often involved in testing different technology for blind groups and has a wealth of adapted equipment at home.

She says she often meets people who are wary of the things on offer, but she feels it’s important to embrace things which can make your daily life easier.

“I’ve got all sorts of things – a talking laptop, talking timer, talking microwaves and talking scales – you find a way of doing things.

“It makes life so much easier and I’m a great believer in trying to be as independent and normal as a normal person is because at the end of the day I just want to get on and enjoy life.

“The radios help my independence – you can talk about things you’ve heard on the radio.

“If it wasn’t for that you wouldn’t be talking about those things.”