Nick Farrell was born 1965 in Banbury in the UK. His family moved to New Zealand. He joined Golden Dawn offshoot called Builders of the Adytum before moving o Hawkes Bay where he hooked up with the former members of the last surviving temple of the Golden Dawn, Whare Ra. He joined the Order of the Table Round which was a side order of the now defunct Whare Ra temple. He moved to the UK to take part in practical work of the SOL and found himself being trained by David Goddard. In 1997, He joined the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn forming a Temple of that Group in Nottingham. He followed the Cicero’s Golden Dawn curriculum from Neophyte to ZAM. In 2008 he moved to Rome and established the Magical Order of the Aurora Aurea.